And so it begins.

As 2020 draws to a close, with the COVID-19 pandemic remaining a very real public health concern, plans for next year’s fan conventions are starting to look uncertain.

Today, the ReedPop team announced that two of its spring conventions — Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) and Seattle’s Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) — have been pushed to December.

Specifically, C2E2 — which was one of the last major fan conventions held in person this year — moved from March 26-28 to Dec. 10-12. ECCC, which was canceled for this year, will take place Dec. 2-5.

In an official statement about ECCC, ReedPop says that “Safety, and the well-being of our creators, exhibitors, guests, and the many people that come together to create this event, always comes first for us.” The official statement about C2E2 expressed a similar sentiment.

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Information about badge sales, guests, and other details for both shows will be available in the coming months.

While this means that fans in Chicago and Seattle have more than a year’s wait ahead of them, there will still be ReedPop content coming to help tide them over! ReedPop says that it will release new content on its Metaverse platform this spring. To get updates about upcoming Metaverse events, sign up here for the official newsletter!