Link Tank: What Could Comic Conventions Look Like in 2021?
Comic cons in 2021, Whole Foods' Thanksgiving turkey insurance, a guide on AC Valhalla's armors, and more in today's Link Tank!
With social distancing having been in effect since March with no end in sight, let’s speculate what comic-cons will look like in 2021.
“We—and the convention-going community as a whole, especially our fellow artist alley peeps—hoped that things would be okay come summer, then fall, then winter. Deep down, though, I knew that the season was over for 2020. Having that many people gathered in a space for a weekend was too risky, so the question became, ‘What about 2021?'”
If you botch your turkey from Whole Foods this Thanksgiving, you may be one of a thousand people eligible for a free $35 gift card.
“Every year, a new class of rookies tackles one of the highest-stakes culinary endeavors of the year: Thanksgiving dinner. Ruining a side dish or two might not make for disaster (especially if it’s cranberry sauce), but botching the bird is another story. Luckily, there’s an insurance plan for that.”
For players of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, check out this guide on every armor set in the game and their traits.
“Assassin’s Creed Valhalla takes a more focused approach to armor compared to Ubisoft’s previously released Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. There are fewer pieces of gear to sift through but the pieces you do find come with unique stats and set bonuses that can make for some major boons depending on your playstyle”
The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency has concluded that there was widespread voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election.
“The 2020 US election was the ‘most secure in American history’ and there is no evidence of fraud, the US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) announced Thursday. ‘There is no evidence that any voting system deleted or lost votes, changed votes, or was in any way compromised,’ according to the agency’s Election Infrastructure Government Coordinating Council (GCC) Executive Committee.”
Baby Yoda’s eggstroversy rages on as the Internet debates whether or not his sneaky snacking constitutes genocide.
“In the most recent episode of The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda, officially known as ‘The Child,’ has some snacks. It turns out, his munchies have been pretty controversial! The little green guy sneaks eggs out of a canister belonging to the creature known only as Frog Lady.”
Home Alone director Chris Columbus takes a shot at Disney’s recent slew of remakes of beloved classics.
“Disney is getting ready to do a reboot of the classic holiday film Home Alone, but one of the key figures behind it is not on board. Director Chris Columbus is not only speaking out against the remake for Disney+, he says it’s part of a larger problem of the studio doing safe reboots instead of something original.”