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As everyone knows, SDCC was cancelled this year. However, in an unprecedented move, the entire Con will be streamed online. Today has some special things going on, including several film watch parties and the Will Eisner awards.

The whole schedule for today, and the rest of the weekend can be found here: ComicCon@home. Make sure to check it out, and watch some of the panels, the cosplay contest, movies, and awards shows, all for free!

Phil LaMarr Hosts the 2020 “Virtual” Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards Ceremony

The 32nd annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards will be held as a virtual ceremony on tonight, from 7:00 to 8:00 PDT. The ceremony is hosted by voice actor Phil LaMarr, known for portraying Green Lantern in Justice League, Hermes Conrad in Futurama, and the title characters on both Samurai Jack and Static Shock. His film and TV acting credits include Pulp Fiction, Free Enterprise, Veep, Get Shorty, and Supergirl.

Named for the pioneering comics creator and graphic novelist Will Eisner, the Eisner Awards, considered the “Oscars” of the comic book industry, will be given out for works published in 2019. LaMarr will announce the nominees and winners in 31 of the categories, while beloved cartoonist Sergio Aragonés (Groo, MAD) will be presenting this year’s inductees to the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. In addition, Ruth Clampett will be announcing the recipients of the 2020 Bob Clampett Humanitarian Award, and Eisner Awards Administrator Jackie Estrada will open and close the ceremony.

A list of this year’s nominees can be found here:

Attendance at the event is free via Comic-Con@Home. A link to the online ceremony can be found here:

On a related note….

2020 Spirit of Comics Finalists Announced

Kingpin Books
Mário Freitas, Lisbon, Portugal

Nostromo Sevilla
Sergio López, Seville, Spain

Pulp 716: Coffee & Comics
Amy & Jay Berent, North Tonawanda, NY

Rogue City
Steve and Jami Ronda, Medford, OR

Space Cadets Collection Collection
Jen King, Oak Ridge North, TX

Film and Anime Watch Parties!

Sync your viewing with the free Scener Chrome extension and join Comic-Con@Home friends to watch and chat about great Anime and Film offerings.

Anime highlights today include: 2:00pm, Fruits Basket and 4:00pm, Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron Blooded Orphans (Both require Funimation subscription in US/CA/UK/IE).

Film highlights today include: 8:10pm, Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (Requires Disney+ subscription), 10:45pm, Space Balls (Requires Netflix subscription), and a  triple feature, 6:00pm, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (Requires Netflix subscription), 8:30pm, Red Tails (Requires Disney+ subscription, 10:45pm, The Rocketeer (Requires Disney+ subscription).

All times are PDT.

See the Scener/Comic-Con page for complete schedule.

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