Archive for the ‘Conventions’ Category

Cosplay Shaming… Convention Edition

About a week ago, I came across a post by a smaller, local convention located in Brooklyn called Puchi Con. It is a new convention which will begin its first year in September 2019. Upon visiting their Facebook Fan Page, I discovered a post made by their social media team that I was not a […]

Otakon 2017 — A Capital Idea

I wouldn’t really think a convention like Otakon would have to go through “growing pains,” as it’s been around for over 20 years now. But that’s the situation we find ourselves in going forward. This was the first year of Otakon’s new/temporary home in Washington, DC, until the situation is ironed out with Baltimore. They’ve […]

Momocon Founder and Co-Chair Responds to Incident

Yesterday evening, MomoCon founder and co-chair Jessica Merriman, released a statement in regards to what happened to cosplayer Luna Lanie at their convention over the weekend.  You can read the entire statement after the cut, but in a quick summary, she apologizes for what happened, touches on the dress code issue, and what was going […]

New York Comic Con’s Policy on Weapons and Props

Just about every convention you can think of has rules in regards to weapons and/or props for your cosplay.  As long as you abide by them, you’ll be alright.  This weekend is New York Comic Con, the East Coast’s biggest comic and entertainment show.  In preparedness, they posted their FAQ on weapons and props here. […]

Facing Facts on Tree City Comic Con

With the success of all the various comic conventions popping up everywhere, it’s always best to research where the money is potentially going. Or double check guest announcements. Why? Conventions are getting more and more expensive, so you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth, and that it isn’t potentially a scam. Up […]

Katsucon Chair Passes Away

It is with a heavy heart that we report that the con chair for Katsucon 19 has passed away. Christine Larson passed away from severe complications of pneumonia and the H1N1 flu virus. Reports had come in from other attendees that they were coming down with the virus… As well as incidents of people coming […]

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