Flame Con will return to Manhattan and the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel for its fifth year in 2019. The 2018 installment saw a record attendance of over 7,000 people according to Geeks OUT, the organization that has been putting on this inclusive con since its Brooklyn debut in 2015.
In its fourth year, Flame Con continues to be a haven for diverse voices among indie creators, artists and the fans that love them.
§ Nice Art: Victoria “Rollergirl” Jamieson has a comics strip entitled Back-to-School Blues in the NY Times that many may relate to. § Here’s an excellent twitter thread by Julia Gfrörer that offers succinct career advice: I gave this advice to my friend last night, and now I'm giving it to you: you've got to just […]
Last weekend’s LGBTQ-themed Flame Con was yet another spectacular success that enveloped people in a warm haze of acceptance and love. I
Flame Con, billed as “the world’s largest queer comic con,” marks its fourth year with a move to Times Square.
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We talk to Geeks OUT founder Joey Stern about the kickstarter-funded Flame Con, coming June 13, New York City’s first ever LGBTQ comic convention.