Comic-Con International Hopes to Return to Larger Events in April / July 2022


It’s been over two full years since fans last gathered at the San Diego Convention Center for the biggest comic convention in the land. While there’s a compacted version of San Diego Comic-Con happening this weekend, the con won’t return until its proper size until 2022. Thankfully for those fans anxious to get started with planning, organizers behind Comic-Con International have announced the 2022 SDCC dates.


Comic-Con International will host WonderCon in Anaheim from April 1st through April 3rd next year. Then come summer, the organizers will host San Diego Comic-Con from July 21st through July 24th.


This year’s version of the convention is being described as an intimate affair, taking place from this Friday, November 26th through November 28th. As of this story being published, officials haven’t confirmed the convention will be back at full capacity next year, they’ve suggested they anticipate being able to host a full convention.


“While we have been able to pivot from in-person gatherings to limited online events, the loss of revenue has had an acute impact on the organization as it has with many small businesses, necessitating reduced work schedules and reduction in pay for employees, among other issues,” Comic-Con spokesperson David Glanzer said in a release distributed by the outfit earlier this year. “Hopefully this event will shore up our financial reserves and mark a slow return to larger in-person gatherings in 2022.”



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