The 2016 edition of San Diego Comic-Con kicks off this weekend, and though its only become a legit geek phenomenon in the past decade or so. But, that doesn’t mean there wasn’t a boatload of interesting stuff happening in the previous few decades.
SDCC was founded way back in 1970 by a few geeks just wanting to get the gang together, under the moniker of the Golden State Comic Book Convention. The first installment attracted just 300 attendees — while SDCC now draws a crowd of around 150,000+. But, any ol’ geek probably knows that.
But, there could still be a few SDCC secrets buried in the vault you didn’t know about.
Check out our list of little-known tidbits below, and let us know which ones surprised you.