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Fae Desmond, Executive Director of Comic-Con International: San Diego.

Comic-Con is dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for, comics and related popular artforms, primarily through conventions and events that celebrate the contribution of comics to art and culture.

Fae’s career began as a volunteer in 1976 and was hired as general manager in 1985. Fae has been with Comic-Con from its days as a one-day fan organized event at the El Cortex Hotel, to the current nonprofit educational corporation. This mega San Diego event is a four-day experience that highlights the best in genre-related filmmaking with attendance topping 130,000 costumed fans at sites including the San Diego Convention Center, satellite locations, local hotels and outdoor parks.

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