Other Conventions

Dragon*Con 2014: The Panels, Prices, Cosplayers, More

Dragon*Con, Atlanta’s annual Labor Day weekend celebration of all things sci-fi, fantasy and pop culture, has come and gone. This year marked the con’s largest year yet with an attendance pushing around 68,000 fans flooding into Georgia for the long weekend to enjoy the company of their fellow fans, high profile industry guests, panels and themed parties. So where does ... Read More »

Alternative Press Expo Badges for 2014 Now On Sale

Comic-Con International announced today that badges for APE, The Alternative Press Expo and the sister show of San Diego Comic-Con that focuses on independent and small press comics in the San Francisco Bay Area, are now on sale. The convention will be held in San Francisco at the Fort Mason Center (2 Marina Blvd, San Francisco, CA) on October 4-5, ... Read More »

Eastern Championships of Cosplay Debuts at New York Comic-Con

New York Comic-Con is unveiling its own version of a cosplay contest this year, called the Eastern Champions of Cosplay.  Just like with San Diego Comic-Con’s Masquerade, or countless other cosplay contests around the world, fans will have the chance to show off their cosplay design skills for the chance to win not only the ultimate championship title, but also ... Read More »

Dragon*Con 2014 Programming Schedule Highlights

With only eight days to spare, the complete programming schedule for Atlanta’s Dragon*Con has been announced. Before we take a look at some of the highlights from the programming schedule, there are a few major things to consider for first time Dragon*Con attendees. Unlike San Diego Comic-Con, D*C does clear out its panel rooms prior to each and every panel. ... Read More »

Gearing Up for Dragon*Con 2014

Atlanta’s staple Sci-Fi and Fantasy convention, Dragon*Con (August 29 – September 1), is less than two weeks away. Despite the fact the official schedule of panels has yet to be released, the guest roster and off-site event list pack quite a punch. Badges are still available at the Dragon*Con Store for anyone who might be looking for some last minute fun ... Read More »

Stan Lee’s Comikaze: Programming Highlights

Stan Lee’s Comikaze is coming up this weekend, and the fall convention has grown into one of the biggest of its kind along the Southern California coast. We’re betting most of our readers will be there, as well as our convention-crazy expert Shawn Marshall (@The_Con_Fluence), so we thought we would go through the announced programming schedule to give you the ... Read More »

Under The Tents: New York Comic-Con Edition

Even though the Plaza is empty and the tents have been put away for their long winter’s nap, the convention scene is still buzzing with news of the San Diego Convention Center expansion and what might now end up being North America’s largest comics convention in terms of attendance, New York Comic-Con. So we figured, like a bunch of geeks ... Read More »

How Does New York Comic-Con Stack Up Against SDCC?

San Diego Comic-Con is still “king of the hill” when it comes to North American comic conventions. However, if there is one other which comes close, it’s New York Comic-Con. Started in 2006 with an attendance count of about 33,000, the convention has seized the wave of “con-fever” that has taken hold of geeks everywhere, growing to 116,000 in 2012 ... Read More »