Funko Introduces Virtual Con in Wake of Emerald City Comic Con Coronavirus Postponement

Emerald City Comic Con has postponed its annual event, previously scheduled for this upcoming weekend, until Summer 2020. The continuing spread of coronavirus has been cited as the reason for the postponement. Funko is introducing Virtual Con, an online comic con dreamed up as a consolation for a lack of ECCC this weekend.

Today in Big Boy News: Mattel and Hasbro Testify in Washington Attempting to Halt Additional Tariffs

Starting last Monday, the office of the United States Trade Representative hosted hundreds of companies lobbying the Trump administration to forego the next planned round of tariffs. Hasbro's Chief Operating Officer, John Frascotti, is scheduled to testify on Monday. In remarks Hasbro submitted in advance of his testimony, the company argued that these planned tariffs could not come at a worse time for consumers and toy companies alike.