Coronavirus’ Impact on Convention Attendance – Poll Results

In the latest Superman Homepage Member Poll we asked you the following question:

What is your current position on attending conventions in light of the coronavirus?

While most fans who participated in our poll don’t attend conventions anyway, those that do are adamant that they won’t let the current coronavirus scare stop them from attending.

Here’s the complete voting breakdown:

What is your current position on attending conventions in light of the coronavirus?
  • I don't attend conventions anyway 52%, 90 votes
    90 votes 52%
    90 votes - 52% of all votes
  • I'm still going regardless 36%, 62 votes
    62 votes 36%
    62 votes - 36% of all votes
  • Other 7%, 13 votes
    13 votes 7%
    13 votes - 7% of all votes
  • I've decided to stop going because of it 5%, 9 votes
    9 votes 5%
    9 votes - 5% of all votes
Total Votes: 174
March 4, 2020 - March 11, 2020
Voting is closed

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GodzillaofSteel
March 12, 2020 4:29 am

If I was close enough to attend a convention, if there was reasonable “Superman content” there then I’d still attend a convention regardless of the possibility of the corona virus.
Someday, I’d love to attend the “Superman Celebration” in Metropolis, Illinois. Unfortunately, I’m too far away.

MattComics
March 12, 2020 1:40 pm

Not being able to go to DragonCon would be disappointing. It’s always a fun con and I even got a hooded cloak for my Return Of The Jedi Luke Skywalker costume as a Christmas present. But it’s a ways off yet so we’ll just have to see where things are at by that point.

Superman2878
March 12, 2020 5:23 pm

I go to one in N.J. It’s not a big one, but I find it to be fun. I don’t know if it will be canceled or not. Still to early to tell I guess. Even if it doesn’t get canceled, I’m not sure if I’ll go depending on how bad this virus will get. I hope that it’ll be gone by the time summer gets here. :-/

afriend
March 13, 2020 2:39 am

I’m bummed Emerald City Comic Con was “postponed”, but I understand. I don’t worry too much for myself, but a lot of people who attend cons do have health problems, and I wouldn’t want anything to happen to them. As of right now, there’s a “Collector’s Marketplace” put on by a local Con scheduled for the end of April. Maybe I will be able to make it. This weekend, I’m having the inaugural Living Room Con 2020!! I’m tweeting stupid questions to comic-related celebrities (no word yet from Lea Thompson about if her band from Howard the Duck will ever… Read more »