It's Comic-Con week. Every year, over 100,000 fans gather in San Diego to immerse themselves in pop culture, including the latest in film, television, comics and more. But will it be in San Diego for long?
Anaheim and Los Angeles are both making serious bids to woo Comic-Con - and the 130,000+ fans and $160+ million in revenue the event generates. It was expected that the announcement would be made before this week's big event, but the decision has been delayed.
The cities involved are trying to sweeten their deals, offering the convention more exhibit space, more hotel rooms and nicer facilities. Anaheim looks to hold the lead when it comes to convention space currently, with both San Diego and Anaheim looking to expand.
San Diego has 40 years of tradition on its side, while L.A. offers access to the L.A. Live complex with its various theaters, as well as the Staples Center. L.A. doesn't have the same level of hotel space near the Los Angeles Convention Center, but could that Hollywood allure bring Comic-Con to the L.A. area?
The convention's organizers now say that a decision will be made sometime after the convention ends. Right now, they're focusing on everything that goes into putting the mammoth affair on for this year. San Diego Comic-Con starts this Wednesday; stay tuned for more on
(Via Robot 6)
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