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San Diego Comic-Con 2013

For more photos from Comic-Con 2013, browse the #SDCC and #NerdHQ hashtags and check out photos and videos from the San Diego Comic-Con 2013 and Nerd HQ 2013 location pages.

Superheroes, aliens and costumed enthusiasts of all kinds have descended upon San Diego, California, over the past three days for Comic-Con International 2013.

The convention first began in 1970 as a small one-day meeting with about 100 people in attendance, but over the past 46 years San Diego Comic-Con has grown to a four-day affair with over 130,000 attendees and a host of celebrity special guests. The convention has even expanded to other nearby locations, including The Nerd Machine’s popular mini-convention, Nerd HQ.

This year’s attractions include appearances from the cast of Game of Thrones, InstaStops for photos from your favorite celebrities and even a #jumpstagram from a giant dancing snoopy.

To see more content live from Comic-Con 2013, check out these Instagram accounts:


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43rd Comic-Con International

Comic-Con Want to see more of the tens of thousands of photos tagged at this year’s Comic-Con? Check out the SDCC 2012 location page and pictures tagged with #SDCC.

Every year, folks from around the world don their finest television, movie, comic book & video game-based cosplay costumes, and convene in San Diego, California for Comic-Con International.

The convention, first held in 1970, was initially founded as a comic book convention, but has since grown to emcompass all elements of pop culture, fantasy, and science fiction. In recent years, it has drawn in excess of 100,000 participants.