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Dieselfunk Dispatch: Cons of Color, Gender, and Inclusion

Greetings, Dieselfunkateers! Conventions of color, gender, and inclusion are everywhere! Over last weekend with the “Postponement till Further Notice” from Universal FanCon, the critical noise got quite heavy. But rising from that trauma was a defiance against the perception that people of color, women, and LGBTQ groups can’t make things happen. For every one event […]

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Flame Con Is One Big Party, And It Is Absolutely Incredible

It’s been a busy few weeks for me, travelling between cons, exhibiting and showing off my book, The Pride. For the last couple years, there’s been one con in particular though that I have really wanted to do, for pretty obvious reasons. After all, The Pride is a book about a team of all LGBTQ+ […]

When The ‘Love Is Love’ Panel At Flame Con 2017 Took A Turn…(VIDEO)

In memory of those tragically lost in Orlando’s Pulse nightclub tragedy and to benefit the victims left in its wake, the comics industry came together to produce the charity comic book Love Is Love.  Organized and curated by writer Marc Andreyko (Batwoman, Manhunter) and published jointly by IDW Publishing and DC Comics, the book featured an […]

A Look Back At Flame Con 2017: Views From The Show Floor (VIDEO)

So good things do happen in threes, as Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this past weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC. The two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo was created as a way of highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of the LGBTQ geek pop […]

Flame Con 2017: What’s A Con Without A Little Cosplay? (VIDEO)

Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this past weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC, highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of the LGBTQ geek pop culture spectrum. And what’s a con without some amazing cosplay? Bleeding Cool was lucky enough to make it out to Brooklyn […]

65 Cosplay And Event Pics From Flame Con 2017 (With Some Thoughts)

It would appear that good things happen in threes, too, as Geeks OUT presented the third edition of Flame Con! The World’s Largest Queer Comic Con this weekend at The Brooklyn Bridge Marriott in NYC. The two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo was created as a way of highlighting creators and celebrities from all corners of […]

Flame Con 2 Increases In Both Size And Duration…

The second annual Flame Con, the Brooklyn-based LGBTQ comic convention is expanding from one day to two next year, taking August 20th and 21st at a larger venue at the Brooklyn Bridge Marriott. The first show this June was the largest queerfocused pop culture expo ever held in New York as over a hundred comic creators and media stars showed […]