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Devolver Digital Freaks Out Everyone Over E3 Cancellation Rumor

Devolver Digital Freaks Out Everyone Over E3 Cancellation Rumor

Usually, we don't write about events being canceled until we get an official word, but Devolver Digital put us in a bit of a position tonight. The company basically broke gaming Twitter this evening with the notice that E3 2020 is probably going to be canceled in the morning. The firestorm on Twitter you might […]

GDC 2020 Announces Virtual Awards &#038 Talk Schedule

GDC 2020 Announces Virtual Awards & Talk Schedule

GDC 2020 may be postponed as an event, but organizers have decided they will continue to run some of the plans strictly online. The organization will provide free streaming content from March 16th-20 between 9am-5pm each day, featuring many of the original speakers who would have been at the event in person. This includes the […]

GhostWire: Tokyo Is Currently Scheduled For E3 2020

"GhostWire: Tokyo" Is Currently Scheduled For E3 2020

Provided that E3 2020 doesn't get canceled from the coronavirus, we know for certain at least one game that will be there is GhostWire: Tokyo. We're not gonna lie, we almost forgot this game was still happening. This is primarily due to two things. One, Bethesda has kept leaks about the game under control for […]

The ESA Responds To Iam8Bit Resigning From E3 2020

The ESA Responds To Iam8Bit Resigning From E3 2020

Last week we reported on how iam8bit resigned from E3 2020 as the creative directors of the event. This week, the ESA has responded to that decision. According to Video Games Chronicle, the organization provided a statement on the matter, showing that they are moving forward with the event despite the loss of their input. […]


Oni Press to Sell ECCC Exclusives Online Following Coronavirus Cancellation

Oni Press to Sell ECCC Exclusives Online Following Coronavirus Cancellation

In a press release sent about a half-hour before ReedPOP announced the cancellation of Emerald City Comic Con due to coronavirus fears that prompted most of the show's exhibitors to pull out, Oni Press sent out a press release revealing that, due to the cancellation of the event, the publisher will sell its ECCC exclusives […]


ECCC Canceled for Coronavirus ReedPOP Will Try Again in Summer

ECCC Canceled for Coronavirus, ReedPOP Will Try Again in Summer

Following many of its exhibitors pulling out, ReedPOP has officially canceled Emerald City Comic Con, which was set to take place next week in Seattle, one of the epicenters of outbreaks of COVID-19, the disease caused by a novel strain of coronavirus. ECCC had resisted canceling the show even as late as Thursday afternoon, when […]

Vault Comics Cancels ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears Teases Virtual Event For Fans

Vault Comics Cancels ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears, Teases Virtual Event For Fans

Vault Comics has announced they will not be exhibiting at Emerald City Comic Con 2020, over continuing fears about the coronavirus, which has especially affected Seattle in the US. But for those who will miss Vault at ECCC – or who weren't even going –  Vault is working on a special virtual event that will […]

Star Wars Author Delilah S. Dawson Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Concerns

"Star Wars" Author Delilah S. Dawson Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Concerns

As questions remain whether the spread of and concerns over the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak will force the cancellation of this year's Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC), Star Wars author Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: Phasma, Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: Black Spire) has made the decision to cancel her appearance out of health concerns for her […]

Brave BOOM Studios Announces Plans for WonderCon

Brave BOOM! Studios Announces Plans for WonderCon

Other comic book publishers are still busy pulling out of next week's Emerald City Comic Con due to concerns about the coronavirus, but not explosive publisher BOOM! Studios. BOOM! is pressing forward, announcing plans to exhibit at the next big comic on, April's WonderCon. In addition to holding a panel on Saturday, April 11th, BOOM! […]

Iam8bit Announces Theyve Resigned From E3 2020

Iam8bit Announces They've Resigned From E3 2020

Another interesting pullout from E3 2020, but this one has nothing to do with the coronavirus as iam8bit has resigned from the event. The company made the announcement on their Twitter account just a short time ago. It reads, "It's with mixed emotions that @iam8bit has decided to resign as Creative Directors of what was to […]

Jim Lee &#8211 Not Ageing Up Characters or Shuffling Them Off For 5G

Jim Lee – Not "Ageing Up Characters or Shuffling Them Off" For 5G

While sketching on panel at C2E2 last weekend, DC Publisher Jim Lee asked the crowd 'heard any good rumours lately?' He was initially talking about rumours launched after the departure from DC of publisher Dan DiDio by the likes of Ethan Van Sciver, that AT&T was planning to shutter DC Comics publishing if their upcoming Bleeding […]


Funko Not Deserting ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears&#8230 And Others

Funko Not Deserting ECCC Over Coronavirus Fears… And Others

As ReedPOP prepares to hold ECCC next week in the middle of an active virus outbreak, creators and companies are backing out left and right.   However, some are hanging in there and excited for the upcoming event … like J. Scott Campbell. Tuesday night where many other creators were jumping ship, J. Scott announced he […]

ECCC Will Release Statement on Coronavirus Exhibitor Refunds in Next 24 Hours

ECCC Will Release Statement on Coronavirus Exhibitor Refunds in Next 24 Hours

As the world comes to grips with how to handle the spread of the COVID-19 sickness caused by a novel strain of coronavirus, several major exhibitors including DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, CGC, Penguin Random House, Oni Press, and more, as well as individual creators, have pulled out of Emerald City Comic Con, set to […]

ECCC Offers Optional Ticket Refunds in Wake of Coronavirus Pullouts

ECCC Offers Optional Ticket Refunds in Wake of Coronavirus Pullouts

Following announcements from DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics, Oni Press, Penguin Random House, CGC, and others including quite a few individual creators that they will not have a presence at Emerald City Comic Con due to concerns about the growing coronavirus outbreak in Washington, ECCC has announced that they will issue refunds to ticketholders who […]

Now CGC Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Fears

Now CGC Cancels ECCC Appearance Over Coronavirus Fears

R. Trajano is a Certified Witness for CGC, the comics grading and slabbing company. He was planning to travel to Seattle for Reed POP's Emerald City Comic Con but just got the word from CGC that they are cancelling due to fears of the coronavirus. CGC has now issued an official confirmation. CGC has decided […]