Comic-Con Museum®

CELEBRATING THE MAGIC OF THE POPULAR ARTS, YEAR ROUND

As part of Comic-Con, the world-renowned comics and popular arts convention, Comic-Con Museum is a participatory space focused on celebrating and bringing together diverse audiences for shared vibrant experiences featuring comics, film, television, cosplay, science fiction, fantasy, books, video games, anime, and other related popular arts.

With interactive exhibits that are updated regularly, hands-on STEAM based art-making activities, panels, movie screenings, and other dynamic programming, you will always find something new and exciting to explore.


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Summer Nights at Comic-Con Museum

Join us for fun and games! Running from June 14–July 19 (not including July 5) Summer Nights at Comic-Con Museum® is a series of Friday evening events including cosplay, Dungeons & Dragons, puzzle building, makerspace, and Zombicide game night.  Win exclusive prizes, and celebrate the popular arts with this fun opportunity that brings our community of members and friends together.

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Becoming Betty Boop

Boop-Oop-a-Doop

Opening June 27th!

Comic-Con Museum® and Fleischer Studios present Becoming Betty Boop, an exclusive exhibit showcasing the nearly 100-year history and evolution of the iconic cartoon character.

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POPNOLOGY

Immerse yourself in the world of POPnology, Comic-Con Museum’s latest interactive exhibit that demonstrates the connection between pop culture and real-world technology!

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CARDBOARD SUPERHEROES: WORKSHOP

One day only—July 25! Your chance to create your own Cardboard Superhero with teenage entrepreneurs and creators of Cardboard Superheroes, Bauer & Connor Lee. Buy your Museum ticket today!

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Collaboration(s)! A Journey with John Jennings

This exhibit showcases collaborations of John Jennings, an Eisner Award–winning comic artist and author. He is the director of the Abrams ComicArts imprint Megascope and co-editor of the 2016 Eisner Award–winning collection The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art.

Border Blitz: Artistas del Cómic de Tijuana

In collaboration with the Consulate General of Mexico in San Diego and sponsored in part by Cross Border Xpress, Comic-Con Museum announces the opening of “Border Blitz: Artistas del Cómic de Tijuana,” a binational exhibition and participating World Design Capital San Diego Tijuana 2024 community initiative.

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Logo Legacy exhibit

What’s old is new again!

Matt Bruback, an avid comic book collector, discovered the first appearances of several unique brand emblems displayed on comics from the 1940s.

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CARDBOARD SUPERHEROES

This exhibit features life-size and miniature cardboard creations that are the work of the Cardboard Superheroes, Connor and Bauer Lee.



Thank you Prebys Foundation for your generous contribution of $100,000 to support our mission.

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Exterior Comic-Con Museum in Balboa Park, San Diego.

VISIT

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EVENTS

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MAKERSPACES

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EDUCATION

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