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Comic-Con Plans In-Person Convention on Thanksgiving Weekend 2021 – Variety

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Editor’s Note: Been There, Will Be There Again…

San Diego Comic-Con is returning in 2021.

Despite recent news that the massive, pop culture convention would be going virtual in July, plans for the fall gathering have moved forward. Comic-Con International has announced their plans to hold an in-person convention in 2021.

The three-day event titled, “Comic-Con Special Edition” will take place over Thanksgiving weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 26 through the 28 at the San Diego Convention Center.

Source: Comic-Con Plans In-Person Convention on Thanksgiving Weekend 2021 – Variety

San Diego Comic-Con Goes Virtual Again in 2021 – Variety

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Christy Radecic/Invision/AP

San Diego Comic-Con, the largest fan convention in North America, will not be held in person in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers announced on Monday. Instead, the event will be held virtually over three days, from July 23-25.

In addition, Comic-Con International, the organization behind SDCC, is planning an in-person convention in San Diego to be held in November 2021.

Source: San Diego Comic-Con Goes Virtual Again in 2021 – Variety

San Diego Comic-Con: The Untold History – Rolling Stone

San Diego Comic-Con has become one of the most influential – and enduring – pop culture events of all time. Alan Light
San Diego Comic-Con has become one of the most influential – and enduring – pop culture events of all time. Alan Light

How an unemployed comics fan and group of teenagers created one of the most influential pop-culture events ever.

Source: San Diego Comic-Con: The Untold History – Rolling Stone

The Crazy Lengths People Go To For San Diego Comic Con

San Diego Comic-Con International
San Diego Comic-Con International (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The Crazy Lengths People Go To For San Diego Comic Con.

The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown | Comic-Con International: San Diego

San Diego Comic-Con International
San Diego Comic-Con International (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Our first ever gallery exhibition, The Art of Comic-Con, debuts in just 2 short weeks on Saturday, June 20 in the Art Gallery on the 9th Floor of the San Diego Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common at 330 Park Blvd. in downtown San Diego. A reception is planned on opening day from 12:00 to 2:00 PM. The exhibition and reception are open to the public and admission is free.

via The Art of Comic-Con at the San Diego Central Library Downtown | Comic-Con International: San Diego.

 

Comic-Con badges sell out in record time, just one hour. | UTSanDiego.com

It was yet another rapid sell-out Saturday morning for coveted Comic-Con badges, but this year it happened in record time — in just one hour.

That’s 30 minutes faster than last year’s sellout for the four-day pop culture extravaganza, which this year will be coming to the San Diego Convention Center July 9 – 12. The always sold-out event draws some 130,000 attendees from around the world, including top Hollywood film and TV producers and major celebrities.

via Comic-Con badges sell out in record time, just one hour. | UTSanDiego.com.


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