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Comic-Con Museum to open in Balboa Park

Comic-Con Museum to open in Balboa Park

San Diego Comic-Con International will open a museum of popular culture in Balboa Park under an agreement announced Thursday by the San Diego Hall of Champions and its Breitbard Hall of Fame.

“The Hall of Champions has our deepest appreciation in helping us to achieve the new chapter in Comic-Con history,” a Comic-Con spokesman said. “This center will provide a year-round interactive celebration of the innumerable aspects of popular art.”

The Breitbard Hall of Fame — which commemorates decades of local sports heroes — will move to Petco Park’s Western Metal Building, and many of the historical items in the Hall of Champions will be housed at the San Diego History Center in...

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