We’ve had some questions about whether or not more announcements are coming, and the short answer is – yes!
The longer answer? The RFRA PR firestorm directly resulted in us losing some yet-to-be-announced-guests and it halted some early negotiations that may not recover. Regardless of your view on the RFRA, it’s hard to deny that it hurt Indiana’s image, and we represent an opportunity for people to take a stand either for or against the policies of Indiana. Most guests were against the RFRA, and they were quick to let us know. Negotiations and bookings are slowly beginning to recover as the city has shown the proper response and the bill has been amended, but we do still have a lot of work to do to show our pending guests that we’re a welcoming state, and show our fans that we’re a welcoming show.
Our next comic guest announcement is one that represents how we can turn a negative into a positive, and use our show as an opportunity to promote inclusion and equality for all. So stay tuned for that, and expect a few more announcements in the next couple weeks.
We’ll be trying to do more regular updates as we get closer to the show, so check back often as we get ready for PopCon 2015!
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