For the first time in its history, the iconic Comic-Con in San Diego has been canceled as a precaution as the coronavirus epidemic continues to spread across the United States.
For the first time since its creation in 1970, the Comic-Con in San Diego will not take place. Faced with the epidemic of coronavirus which continues to spread in the American territory, the organizers of the big annual mass devoted to pop culture have officially announced the cancellation of the 2020 edition supposed to be held from July 23 to 26 .
“An extraordinary period involves extraordinary measures and although this measure saddens us, we know that the right decision has been made. We are impatiently waiting for it to be possible again to come together and exchange ideas around the things that we are passionate about “ commented the spokesperson of the company, via a press release relayed by our colleagues from Deadline.
Postponed by a year, therefore, the fiftieth anniversary of Comic-Con is now dated July 22-25, 2021.