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San Diego Comic-Con Planning In-Person Convention Over Thanksgiving Weekend 2021

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San Diego Comic-Con 2021 is set to return in person this Thanksgiving weekend. Comic-Con International: San Diego canceled its 2021 convention in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the company today revealed his revised plans to host an in-person show from November 26-28, 2021.

Comic-Con International hopes that in the fall, “conditions will allow for larger public gatherings.”

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This upcoming event, which will be known as Comic-Con Special Edition, will be the first in-person convention produced by the organization since Comic-Con 2019, and the first since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

In addition to highlighting “all of the great things that make Comic-Con such a popular event every year,” the company also hopes to “generate much-needed revenue not only for the organization, but for local businesses and the community as well. “.

“While we were able to switch from in-person meetings to limited online events, the loss of revenue had a big impact on the organization as it did with many small businesses, requiring shift schedules. reduced work and reduced employee wages, among others. other questions, ”said David Glanzer, spokesperson for the nonprofit. “Hopefully this event will strengthen our financial reserves and mark a slow return to larger in-person meetings in 2022.”Other details, including the cost of badges, ability to participate, and related information, are still being finalized and will be revealed in the future.
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Adam Bankhurst is a news editor for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.

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