Imagine being a 14 year old comic book fan and teaming up with a few friends to put on an event in the hope of meeting other fans. Imagine that small get-together with other fans soon becoming the biggest pop culture event in the world: The San Diego Comic-Con International.
In this episode of ‘WorldAbout’ with Grace Farah, Grace chats with Mike Towry, Co-Founder of what was initially called “San Diego’s Golden State Comic-Con” which he started in 1970 with a group of friends, including Richard Alf, Shel Dorf and Ken Krueger.
Find out the legendary backstory to how this led to becoming the famous San Diego Comic-Con International, how Hollywood got involved, and great Comic-Con tales from over the years.
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Original Radio Broadcast July, 2017.