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.
‘She-Ra’ bites off a lot of angst for its audience to chew, while also leaning hard into queer subtext.
If you need a gift for the Robin Hood enthusiast in your life, look no further than Oni Press’ Merry Men.
By Amanda Steele As a woman, and a queer woman at that, I’m always interested in how accepting and welcoming nerd spaces are towards people of color and women, or basically anyone who isn’t a white straight man. New York Comic Con has done a good job of having panels and content focused specifically on […]
by Amanda Steele When it comes to conventions, large and small, my favorite part is almost always artist alley. While sometimes I come to cons for a guest or for an important panel, most of the time, the place I spend the most time is with the art. There are always so many talented artists, […]
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“I remember the absolute last copy of the first print run, which I sold at Comic-Con. It was to a middle-aged, straight woman who was buying it for her teenage, gay son. She told me that she was getting the book for him because she wanted him to know his history and lineage, and she couldn’t tell that story to him herself. She thanked me for creating the book for the both of them and I promptly burst into tears. Then we hugged it out. It was an incredible moment.”
While reading the New York Times article on Black Panther over the weekend, I couldn’t help but notice the journalist made mention of a number of notable comic writers associated with the character over the years such as Reginald Hudlin and Ta-Nehisi Coates but neglected to include Don McGregor despite referencing his groundbreaking work on […]
Flame Con, billed as “the world’s largest queer comic con,” marks its fourth year with a move to Times Square.
As one of Nickelodeon’s most popular shows on air currently, The Loud House presents viewers with its dichotomous nature right off the bat. While borrowing the aesthetics of a classic fifties comic strip and the sensibilities of a sitcom from the same decade, the energetic family comedy about Lincoln Loud, the lone middle boy adrift […]