SDCC Facts and Statistics for 2024

Last Updated on: January 8th, 2024

Here are a few of the most interesting SDCC facts and statistics I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

What is SDCC?

SDCC Facts and Statistics 2023

SDCC stands for San Diego Comic-Con, which is an annual comic book and pop culture convention held in San Diego, California. The convention began in 1970 as a one-day event and has since grown into one of the largest and most popular fan conventions in the world, attracting hundreds of thousands of attendees each year.

San Diego Comic-Con was founded by a group of comic book enthusiasts, including Sheldon Dorf, who wanted to create a space for fans to come together and celebrate their shared love of comics, science fiction, and other forms of pop culture. The convention has since expanded to include panels and presentations featuring creators, actors, and other industry professionals, as well as exhibits, merchandise booths, and special events.

Over the years, San Diego Comic-Con has become a major venue for the unveiling of new trailers, announcements, and other news related to comics, movies, TV shows, and other pop culture phenomena. The convention has also become a major gathering place for fans of all kinds, from casual enthusiasts to diehard collectors and cosplayers.

San Diego Comic-Con has been highly influential in the entertainment industry, and its impact can be seen in the success of countless movies, TV shows, and other forms of media. The convention has also spawned similar events in cities around the world, and it remains one of the most highly anticipated events in the pop culture calendar each year.

SDCC Facts

  • SDCC 2023 dates: Wednesday, July 19, 2023 – Sunday, July 23, 2023
  • Where is SDCC? San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA
  • When did SDCC begin? 1970
  • SDCC founders: Shel Dorf, Richard Alf and Ken Krueger
  • SDCC website:

What does SDCC stand for?

Official: Comic-Con International: San Diego

Common: San Diego Comic-Con

SDCC social media links:

Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

SDCC Apps:

iPhone | Android

SDCC Statistics:

How many people go to SDCC?

300 attendees in 1970

130,000 in recent years

Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. Most of these fun facts come from internet reports and may not be official tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.

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