This past weekend, the Beat attended Dragon Con, the Atlanta-based celebration of all things pop-culture. And while my partner in crime, Hannah, will be sharing some of our favorite comics-based costumes that we saw (probably the biggest draw of the show itself), I always like to pay special attention to Dragon Con’s awards show, which […]
As comic con culture grows, and more inexperienced show runners get into the game, it’s worth pointing out that accessibility issues are incredibly important to con goers. Comics have long had a devoted following among the physically challenged, and going to conventions is a key part of fandom for this group. The San Diego Comic Con […]
Carlos Valdes, known in the superhero world for his role as Cisco Ramon/Vibe on CW’s The Flash, appeared at Dragon Con this year, where he talked about the role Flashpoint will have on the show this season (which isn’t as big as you’d think), why he finds the musical Hamilton inspiring, and what it’s like working with Harry Potter’s Tom Felton.
Wizard World has been the subject of scrutiny after Tom Spurgeon reported that gun dealer DS Arms, Inc. would be attending the Chicago show as a vendor. The news prompted a series of back-and-forth moves – that DS Arms was attending, not attending, attending, and as of today back to not attending, according to Bleeding Cool.
Spurgeon’s report also mentioned that the dealer was rumored to be attending Dragon Con in Atlanta, which seemed to be confirmed by DS Arms’ Facebook page:
Check out Dragon Con’s first ever award nominees
Brenden Fletcher is one of most unique voices in superhero comics and easily one of my favorite writers at the Big Two. Along with fellow writers like Steve Orlando, Ming Doyle, Tom King and David Walker; Fletcher is leading a charge that is creatively rejuvenating DC and giving the publisher its best line-up of titles […]
When one thinks of Dragon Con usually, it’s typically related to inventive costuming and the talent that goes into the craft of cosplay. We saw a ton of great fans bringing their favorite characters to life this weekend and while our friend Spencer Perry over SuperHeroHype has the motherload of all Dragon Con galleries, here are […]
Dragon Con 2015 has come and gone, and for those keeping track at home (surely, none of you) this was my 18th appearance at the show. It was the first convention I ever went to as a much younger person, and while the number of days in each succeeding year I’ve attended has varied, I’ve […]
Accused child molester Ed Kramer will go on trial next week after more than a decode of legal delays and stalling. More than a decade ago, Kramer was accused of molesting two teen-aged boys. In addition, Atlanta magazine has more details on Dragon-Con officially dissolving its relationship with co-founder Kramer: “‘DragonCon’s relationship with Mr. Kramer is […]