It was confirmed that while San Diego Comic-Con is in fact canceled this year due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, it IS going to be replaced with a virtual version called Comic-Con@Home! The new event will be held on the same dates as the previously canceled San Diego Comic-Con, July 22-26, 2020.
The organizers behind the annual comics and pop culture convention confirmed that the online event will combine aspects of the convention experience with the comforts of home.
Plans for Comic-Con@Home include…
- Online Exhibit Hall complete with everyone’s favorite exhibitors offering promotions, specials, and limited-edition products unique to the celebration.
- Exclusive panels and presentations about comics, gaming, television, film, and a wide variety of topics from publishers, studios, and more.
- Masquerade, gaming, and many other activities will round out some of the fan-favorite re-adaptations.
- All aspects of the virtual event are free and there are no limits to how many can attend.
- Comic-Con@Home will provide badges for fans to print and wear proudly
What are the Panels?
Organizers and participating entities will begin providing additional details in announcements leading up to the event. Interested fans are encouraged to check Toucan, the official Comic-Con and WonderCon blog, SDCC’s website and social channels, and the official channels of their favorite pop culture creators in the weeks to come.
See it for Yourself
Comic-Con@Home will be held on the same dates as the previously canceled Comic-Con, July 22-26, 2020, and online attendees are encouraged to use the official #ComicConAtHome hashtag to be included in the virtual activities.