San Diego Comic-Con History

Events in Film & TV

  • 1970-03-21 1st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at U.S. Grant Hotel
  • 1970-08-01 2nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at U.S. Grant Hotel
  • 1971-08-06 3rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Muir College, University of California
  • 1972-08-18 4th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1973-08-16 5th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Sheraton Hotel, Harbor Island
  • 1974-07-31 6th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1975-07-30 7th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1975-11-07 8th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1976-07-21 9th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1977-07-20 10th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1978-07-26 11th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1979-08-01 12th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at U.S. Grant Hotel
  • 1980-07-30 13th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at U.S. Grant Hotel
  • 1981-07-23 14th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at El Cortez Hotel
  • 1982-07-08 15th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • 1983-08-04 16th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • 1984-06-28 17th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • 1985-08-01 18th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • 1986-07-31 19th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • 1987-08-06 20th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Holiday Inn
  • 1988-08-04 21st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel
  • 1989-08-03 22nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Omni Hotel
  • 1990-08-02 23rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Holiday Inn
  • 1991-07-04 24th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Pan Pacific Hotel
  • 1992-08-13 25th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Double Tree Hotel
  • 1993-08-19 26th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Doubletree Hotel
  • 1994-08-04 27th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hyatt Regency
  • 1995-07-27 28th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 1996-07-04 29th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 1997-07-17 30th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 1998-08-13 31st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 1999-08-13 32nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2000-07-20 33rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2001-07-19 34th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2002-08-01 35th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2003-07-17 36th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2004-07-22 37th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2005-07-14 38th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2006-07-20 39th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2007-07-26 40th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2008-07-24 41st San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2009-07-23 42nd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2010-07-22 43rd San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2011-07-21 44th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2012-07-12 45th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2013-07-18 46th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2014-07-24 47th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at San Diego Convention Center
  • 2015-07-09 48th San Diego Comic-Con begins (till 12th) - includes preview of new Star Wars film by J.J. Abrams