Conventions 2020

Our coverage this year may look a bit different due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.  We still managed to squeeze in a couple of normal conventions as well as conventions from home, but most of the season was severely limited.

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The Bounty Collection Baby Yoda figures.

New York Toy Fair
New York, NY
February 22nd-25th, 2020

Funko’s Plans for Toy Fair New York 2020
More Funko News From Toy Fair New York
2020 Toy Fair New York Day 1 Recap: Hasbro, YuMe Toys, and More!
2020 Toy Fair New York Day 2 Recap: Spin Master, Playmates, Factory Entertainment, and More!
2020 Toy Fair New York Day 3 Recap: Funrise, Funko, and More!
Baby Yoda Merchandise Watch: Update #12: Toy Fair New York Roundup!

Emerald City Comic Con – CANCELLED
Seattle, WA
March 12th-15th, 2020

Funko at ECCC 2020: Exclusives & Podcast Recording!
Coronavirus Convention News: ECCC, SPN Vegas, Paris Livre Book Fair
SXSW and ECCC Cancellations Escalate During COVID-19 Outbreak
Emerald City Comic Con Has Been Postponed Due to COVID-19 Outbreak

ACE Comic Con – CANCELLED
Boston, MA
March 20th-22nd, 2020

ACE Comic Con Implements New Rules Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
ACE Comic Con Has Been Postponed

MegaCon – CANCELLED
Orlando, FL
April 16th-19th, 2020

No Coverage Due To Cancellation

ClexaCon – CANCELLED
Las Vegas, NV
April 16th-19th, 2020

Endless Convention Cancellations

Convention Round Up 2016 Kawaii KonKawaii Kon – POSTPONED/CANCELLED
Honolulu, HI
May 15-17th, 2020

Cancelled Cons and Cancelled Guests

BookCon – CANCELLED
New York, NY
May 30th & 31st, 2020

BookCon’s Virtual Read-a-Thon Will Help Support Bookstore Workers
ReedPop Announces BookExpo Online & BookConline 2020

San Diego Comic-Con – CANCELLED/ADJUSTED
San Diego, CA
July 23rd-26th, 2020

SDCC 2020 – Panel Recaps

The Dragon Prince panelWomen Rocking Hollywood 2020: SDCC@Home Panel
Netflix Has Greenlit the Entire Dragon Prince Saga: SDCC@Home Panel Recap
“Star Trek: Prodigy” Will Introduce Star Trek to the Younger Generation
Comic-Con@Home’s LGBTQ TV Characters Panel is a Long Overdue Delight
“It’s About Trust”: His Dark Materials Panel Recap – SDCC@Home

SDCC 2020 – Interviews

James Pearse Connelly Shares His Vision of the Future of Entertainment
Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson Share Their Insight Into Creating Music For Animation

Pre-Convention Panel Highlights

LGBTQ+ Panels Part 1 & Part 2
What to Watch SDCC@Home
The Best SDCC@Home Panels For Aspiring Creators
COVID-19 Related Panels at SDCC@Home

SDCC 2020 – General Coverage

San Diego Convention Center Sends Sentimental Message on Eve of SDCC
My Five Favorite Fandoms of the Decade

Pandemic Related SDCC News

SDCC 2020 Has Been Cancelled* (Converted to SDCC@Home)
Why SDCC Should Be Cancelled or Postponed
Potential Coronavirus Geek Convention Impacts

SDCC 2020 – Other News

This Year’s Comic-Con@Home Virtual Booth Shared by Toynk
Factory Entertainment Exclusives!

Comic Con Honolulu/Kawaii Kon – CANCELLED
Honolulu, HI
August 7th-9th, 2020

No Coverage Due To Cancellation

Flame Con
New York, NY
August 15th-16th , 2020

Attended by: Jamie

New York Comic Con
New York, NY
October 8th-11th, 2020

Attended by: Jamie

Anime NYC
New York, NY
November 20th-22nd, 2020

Attended by: Jamie