The much anticipated San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC) kicks off Wednesday, said a CBS8 report.
SDCC spokesperson David Glanzer said having the event virtually is their way and “opportunity to spread some joy and strengthen our sense of community.”
Going from your face to on your screen, Comic-Con 2020 will run from Wednesday lasting until Sunday.
Glanzer said: “It’ll be a lot like Comic-Con, but you get to sit in your comfy chair at home.”
This Year’s Perks
He added this year’s event features perks of free parking, comfy chairs, personal snacks, and no lines.
Tens of thousands of comic fans make their pilgrimage to SDCC for the annual pop-culture event.
However, Glanzer noted that regular pilgrim can still collect their memorabilia.
Hence, online attendees can download their very own souvenir book.
It has over 250 colorful pages of all things comic and pop culture.
No Limits On Attendees
Glanzer reiterated that unlike the past Comic-Con, where there is a limit to the number of attendees, this time there is none.
“You can see every panel you want to see. In the past, one of the challenges with Comic-Con is the space limitation we’ve had.”
Comic-Com@Home Added Masquerade. Prizes
Activities such as a masquerade and gaming competitions are still available.
Attendees can print their badges from home.
SDCC said for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con, they will present an additional prize.
Winners will win a new SINGER Heavy Duty 6800 computerized sewing machine and a SINGER Heavy Duty 0400s Serger.
The Masquerade costume entry with best demonstrates exceptional sewing techniques will win.
The Singer brand is synonymous with sewing, since 1851.
In an SDCC website, SINGER Sewing Brand said :
“(They are) thrilled to carry the spirit of creativity and innovative design into the Cosplay and costuming community.”