Thursday, December 14, 2017 • Morning Edition • "Outhouser?! We barely know her!"

Could San Diego Comic Con Expansion Lead to New World War?

Written by Jude Terror on Tuesday, October 02 2012 and posted in News with Benefits
Could San Diego Comic Con Expansion Lead to New World War?

The San Diego city council has approved the most recent expansion of San Diego Comic Con International by a 7 to 1 vote.

Source: NBC

Comic Con International, the biggest event in comics, drew over 125,000 people last year to the city of San Diego, so it is not surprising that the city would view the convention as a valuable asset and be willing to cede to demands for the expansion of the convention center. The question being asked by many political analysts, however, is also natural: where will San Diego Comic Con's aggression end?

The convention center expansion has a price tag of $520 million, and is the second since it was built in 1989, with no end in site. The expansion will supposedly be paid for by increased convention attendance, as well as the financial benefits the city and local businesses will reap from the convention. However, the area occupied by the convention center is already pushed to its maximum limit, and it is feared that further expansion will require the annexation of neighboring towns.

These worries may be valid. News agencies have reported that Comic Con International has fortified its military presence in the Sudetenland border region between San Diego and neighboring city Encinitas, and the convention's 4th Panzer Division has been spotted near Tijuana. Despite these clear acts of aggression, the United Nations has refused requests to sanction the convention, though France has already sent delegates to San Diego to discuss the possibility of surrender.

Despite the blind eye being turned on these events by the international community, the expansion could easily have worldwide ramifications, escalating into a worldwide conflict with lightning quickness. Though many countries in Europe would like to believe that the problem will stay isolated to Southern California, there is talk that CCI's allies in Japan, such as the Kyoto Schoolgirl Anime and Sexual Deviancy Convention, will join with Comic Con on its quest for world domination.

"Ze convention center was always meant to expand," said San Diego Convention Center Expansion Director Hans Himmelsmirsch. "In our eyes, ve are only occupying ze space ve have always had."

San Diego Comic Con International 2013 will take place in July.


Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:

Comment without an Outhouse Account using Facebook

We get it. You don't feel like signing up for an Outhouse account, even though it's FREE and EASY! That's okay. You can comment with your Facebook account below and we'll take care of adding it to the stream above. But you really should consider getting a full Outhouse account, which will allow you to quote posts, choose an avatar and sig, and comment on our forums too. If that sounds good to you, sign up for an Outhouse account by clicking here.

Note: while you are welcome to speak your mind freely on any topic, we do ask that you keep discussion civil between each other. Nasty personal attacks against other commenters is strongly discouraged. Thanks!
Help spread the word, loyal readers! Share this story on social media:

About the Author - Jude Terror

Jude Terror is the Webmaster Supreme of The Outhouse and a sarcastic ace reporter dedicated to delivering irreverent comics and entertainment news to The Outhouse's dozens of loyal readers. Driven by a quest for vengeance, Jude Terror taught himself to program and joined The Outhouse. He instantly began working toward his goal of forcing the internet comics community to take itself less seriously and failing miserably. A certified trash eater ruining the pristine field of comics journalism with his sarcasm and goofiness, Jude Terror is secretly friendly and congenial, so if you've got a complaint, why not just bring it up to him instead of subtweeting like a jackass, jackass? You can find him on Twitter or try your luck with an email, but keep in mind that he is notoriously unreliable and may not get back to you right away. Unless you want to send him free stuff, in which case he'll get back to you immediately.

More articles from Jude Terror
The Outhouse is not responsible for any butthurt incurred by reading this website. All original content copyright the author. Banner by Ali Jaffery - he's available for commission!