Comic-Con Comes Back

Matteo Faucheux, Staff Writer

   As a result of a reduction in COVID-19 cases, Comic-Con will make its return for the first time in three years, being held in the San Diego Convention Center from July 21 to 24.

   According to the Comic-Con official website, there will be many famous writers of well-known comics present at the convention throughout the weekend. The list includes Ryan Benjamin, artist of X-men, Iron Man and Batman Beyond, Kevin Eastman, co-founder of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, and Sina Grace, writer/artist of Iceman, Wonder Woman, and the Haunted Mansion (

   “There will also be many new events and actors arriving from all over the world and though yet to have been announced, be prepared for a wide array of activities,” stated the Comic-Con official website (

   According to an unofficial guide to the event, “Actors including Robert Pattinson, Ezra Miller, Chris Hemsworth, Dwayne Johnson, and Zoë Kravitz may likely visit the event” (

   According to the official Comic-Con website, free “quick guides” and “events guides” will be handed out to all attendees, while supplies last (

   According to the San Diego Comic-Con blog, “All badges for the Comic-Con have been sold, but there is still a way to obtain them. If you want to attend Comic-Con 2022, you can volunteer; this will guarantee you a badge for the day” (

   According to the San Diego Comic-Con blog, the current COVID-19 policy is that all attendees will have to wear a mask covering both the mouth and nose. People will also have to either show a full vaccination card or a negative COVID-19 test from the past 72 hours (

   According to the Fox 5 San Diego News website, Comic-Con hotels will soon open for people who don’t want to be far from the Convention Center. These hotels will fill up fast so if one wants to get a spot, they should reserve it as soon as it is open for reservations (

   According to Junior You-Ho Yang, “Last time I went to Comic-Con I had a great time, but that was three years ago. Now I can’t wait to go again. I have only heard rumors, but I feel that this Comic-Con lineup is going to be stacked.”

   “Moody’s, the fictional restaurant from the world and films of Kevin Smith, will be bringing its popular Pop-Up to San Diego Comic-Con this summer to the Tin Roof [located on 401 G Street],” according to the Comic-Con blog (