This 12 months’s New York Comic Con seems to be slightly totally different. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, all of NYCC 2020 has been moved on-line, in an occasion now dubbed “The Metaverse.”
That hasn’t stifled a line-up of robust panels. This 12 months’s slate contains new seems to be at Hulu’s Marvel collection Helstrom and MODOK, the reboot of Animaniacs, three totally different Walking Dead collection, and Netflix’s upcoming adaptation of the Grishaverse. That’s on high of the reunions set for every thing from Smallville to Lost.
And this 12 months, Polygon is getting in on the motion. We’ve programmed 5 distinctive panels for the YouTube-ready Metaverse, together with a peek at Paul W.S. Anderson’s upcoming Monster Hunter film, a have a look at the rise of Fall Guys as a go-to occasion sport, a dialogue between the Avengers of video-essay-making, an in-depth dialog with the creators of the upcoming saga Star Wars: The High Republic, and an Overwatch-like playthrough of Adult Swim’s new D&D fifth Edition growth primarily based on the animated collection Tigtone.
We’ve obtained all of your protection of the web NYCC — discover all of it right here when the panels start to premiere on Oct. 8.