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Comic-Con to stay in San Diego through 2016

A panel of celebrities is seen at Comic-Con 2012.

October 30, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
It looks like Comic-Con will stay in San Diego through 2016. The operators of the wildly popular convention have agreed to a one-year contract extension.

The announcement was made Monday morning by San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders and Comic-Con officials.

Comic-Con is billed as the largest comic book and popular arts convention in the world, attracting thousands of comic book and movie fans everywhere.

City News Service contributed to this report.