San Diego Comic-Con postponed and will go virtual again with [email protected]
The Official San Diego Comic-Con Twitter account announced that this year’s CCSD in-person event has been postponed again to 2022. The free virtual event [email protected] will be back this summer for three days, July 23-25. Additionally, WonderCon in Anaheim was also canceled and in its stead, [email protected] will be held again as a free online event on March 26-27 of this year.
The announcement also revealed that the San Diego Comic Convention “plans to host a three-day in-person convention in San Diego in November.” More details on the November event will be available soon.
– San Diego Comic-Con (@Comic_Con) March 1, 2021
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“It is the organization’s policy to continue to closely monitor information from local and national health officials regarding the COVID-19 pandemic,” the statement read. “We could never have imagined what the world experienced in 2020 and continues to experience today. While we are supported by the vaccine rollout and the growing number of people vaccinated, it looks like July will still be too early to safely host an in-person event of the magnitude of Comic-Con.
The announcement added: “While we lament the postponement of Comic-Con in person, our commitment to this fan community and our celebration of comics and related folk art endure as an important part of who we are. . “
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Those who have purchased badges that have transferred to SDCC 2021 will see those badges automatically transferred to the 2022 event unless a refund is requested. To submit a badge refund request, visit www.comic-con.org/cci/comic-con-cancellationrefund-policy.
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