Kickstarter Fail – A Federal Offense?

The Doom That Came to Atlantic City - and Kickstarter

The Federal Trade Commission has just sent a press release touting its first successful action against a failed Kickstarter campaign.


Gotham Greets the Justice League

Justice League NYC logo

On Friday New York City Mayor Bill deBlasio met with protestors to discuss their demands for police reform after the shocking death of Eric Garner and the controversial grand jury decision that followed. The name of the activists’ organization will sound familiar to any comics fan: Justice League NYC. That this prominent group of social […]


Cosplay, Consent and Signs of the Times


Attendees at this year’s New York Comic Con are accustomed to giant-sized announcements for the latest entertainment, but this year a new sign greets visitors as they wander around the hype-encrusted Javits Center: branded displays proclaiming that “Cosplay is not consent.” The conspicuous sexual harassment policies at New York and a growing number of other […]


SDCC ’14: Is Cosplayer Harassment a Real Problem?


How do we solve the problem of cosplayer harassment? Is it even a problem at all, or are we simply dealing with a few isolated incidents? Let’s take a look.