Because of COVID-19, this summer’s San Diego Comic-Con Will be a virtual event. Earlier, Comic-Con had mentioned trying to do an in-person event later in 2021, and now they’ve started releasing those details.
The plan is for the in-person event to take place on the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend. That’s November 26-28.
“While we have been able to pivot from in-person gatherings to limited online events, the loss of revenue has had an acute impact on the organization as it has with many small businesses, necessitating reduced work schedules and reduction in pay for employees, among other issues,” Comic-Con spokesperson David Glanzer said in a statement on the con’s website. “Hopefully this event will shore up our financial reserves and mark a slow return to larger in-person gatherings in 2022.”
Source: San Diego Comic-Con
Danica Davidson is the author of the bestselling Manga Art for Beginners with artist Melanie Westin, and its sequel, Manga Art for Intermediates, with professional Japanese mangaka Rena Saiya. Check out her other comics and books at www.danicadavidson.com.