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The streets around the San Diego Convention Center are empty – no Zombies are roaming the streets And no improvised camps appeared in the huge line outside Hall H (Where all the best paintings), because there are no lines this year. For the second year in a row, San Diego Comic-Con ran online only.
The conference officially kicks off on Friday, although some events have already begun. Paintings, art show, merchants hall and Eisner Prizes – generally described as the Academy Awards for comics – will all be available through what the organizers are connected to. Comic-Con @ Home.
There are a few notable absences – both Marvel Studios and DC are walking away; As it did last year, the capital is once again directing its resources towards its own event, DC FanDomeset for mid-October. But fans of shows like Doctor Who, Dexter The Comic-Con fan Walking dead We will have a lot to look forward to.
Animation fans in particular can expect some gifts, with panels in the new limited-edition sequel to the classic ’80s animation. he is a man, the revived version of Tuca and Bertie And – very exciting for comedy nerds – the upcoming Netflix The Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi ChroniclesBased on the long-running comic series directed by Stan Sakai Usagi Yojimbo.
And like every year, there are plenty of conference-exclusive games and collectibles to snag, although for some of the more exciting games you may have to try your luck at the sweepstakes for a chance to buy.
Conference organizers also say they are planning a smaller in-person event, called Comic-Con Special Edition, which will take place in late November, so don’t give up. cosplay ideas just yet.