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Eastern Championships of Cosplay Debuts at New York Comic-Con

In Other Conventions by Kerry Dixon1 Comment

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

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Dragon*Con 2014 Programming Schedule Highlights

In Other Conventions by Meg Downey1 Comment

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

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MondoCon Reveals Exclusives, Panel Schedule, Exhibitor List for Inaugural Convention

In Other Conventions by Kerry DixonLeave a Comment

Mondo has had its finger on the pulse of pop culture for over a decade, creating limited edition screen printed posters for a huge variety of cult classic and popular films by some of the best artists in the industry. The company also creates vinyl movie soundtracks, apparel, and other products – and each year, it trots out a few … Read More

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Gearing Up for Dragon*Con 2014

In Other Conventions by Meg Downey2 Comments

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

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Stan Lee’s Comikaze: Programming Highlights

In Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

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

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

In Guides, Other Conventions by Jeremy Rutz9 Comments

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

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New York Comic-Con : Our Top Programming Picks for Saturday and Sunday

In Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

New York Comic-Con hits Manhattan this week, and as the second-largest comic convention in North America many of our readers from around the globe, as are we, are making the trip. In combing through the programming schedule for our own planning, we wanted to share what we feel are the highlights with our readers who may be attending, as well … Read More

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New York Comic-Con: Our Top Programming Picks for Thursday and Friday

In Other Conventions, Panel & Autograph News by Jeremy Rutz2 Comments

New York Comic-Con hits Manhattan this week, and as the second-largest comic convention in North America many of our readers from around the globe, as are we, are making the trip. In combing through the programming schedule for our own planning, we wanted to share what we feel are the highlights with our readers who may be attending, as well … Read More

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Zachary Levi’s Nerd Machine Invades NYCC

In nerd hq, Other Conventions by Jeremy Rutz1 Comment

Since 2011, Zachary Levi’s Nerd Machine has organized the wildly-popular Nerd HQ during San Diego Comic-Con. The event has greeted thousands of attendees over the years with nighttime events and intimate “Conversations for a Cause” panels, accommodating those who may have not been able to get tickets to SDCC while raising money for charity. Last month, Levi announced the event … Read More