Source: The Toy Book

New York Comic Con (NYCC), the last major U.S. pop culture event still on the calendar for this year, has officially been canceled.

ReedPop announced today that, while there will be no in-person event at the Javits Center this fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the company will partner with YouTube for a digital version of the event. From October 8-11, the New York Comic Con YouTube channel will exclusively stream panels from Starz, CBS All Access, DreamWorks Animation, Hulu, FX, and more.

Fans will also be able to participate in talent Q&A sessions during panels and host panel watch parties using YouTube’s Community and Live Chat features. Stay tuned in the coming weeks for more panels, contests, premieres, and other additions to the schedule of events.

In addition to panels, ReedPop will offer a virtual marketplace where Show Floor and Artist Alley exhibitors can share their newest items.

ReedPop will also utilize its new Metaverse platform for this virtual event, which fans can explore at This platform is set to host its first online fan event this weekend, from Aug. 13-16.

Fans can visit and the NYCC social media pages for the most up-to-date info on this virtual convention.

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Madeleine Buckley

Madeleine Buckley

Madeleine Buckley is a senior editor at The Pop Insider, The Toy Insider, and The Toy Book. She covers all things toys and fandom, and has appeared on Cheddar and a variety of regional news networks to talk about the latest trends in both. She is a movie score enthusiast, mediocre knitter, proud Syracuse alumna, and Marvel lover. You can usually find her at the movies or hanging out at home with her super-pup, Parker.