Extra House, Musical Chairs and Squid: Summing Up Comedian-Con Particular Version

Social distancing at Com-Con Particular Version. Picture by Chris Stone

Comedian-Con Particular Version wrapped up its brief, however long-awaited, in-person return Sunday. So, right here’s an abbreviated have a look at an abbreviated Con.

House, the ultimate frontier: With COVID-19 nonetheless hanging on, the plan was to restrict crowds, and the plan labored. Many followers commented on how a lot simpler it was to navigate across the normally packed exhibit corridor ground of the San Diego Conference Middle, the place Comedian-Con is held. Certainly, followers didn’t should consistently stumble upon sweaty lots of our bodies simply to stroll round.

“It does appear emptier, but in addition extra intimate,” stated “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actress Clare Kramer.

In years previous, Comedian-Con has attracted as many as 135,000 followers over its 5 days. However as of Saturday, Comedian-Con officers didn’t have an estimate for this yr’s attendance.

Recreation of chairs: The shortage of crowding didn’t prolong to the favored panel discussions. Though face coverings had been required, there was no six ft of separation of seats for the panels as followers jockeyed for one of the best seats in the home.