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Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Star ELIZABETH HENSTRIDGE Talks Feminism in Fandoms At Eternal Con!

Andrew Cristi | Posted 06.14.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Cristi

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D actress Elizabeth Henstridge at Eternal Con at the Cradle of Aviation Museum, Photo by Anthony Biondolillo Comic-cons are offi...

Tokyo Character Cart Madness

Gail Nakada | Posted 06.13.2016 | Travel
Gail Nakada

Carting like a boss through Shibuya. Photo by Shu Nakada. Tokyo is like a genie in a bottle for gamers. You say you want to dress up like characters...

The Force Is Strong With This Adorable 'Star Wars' Family

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 03.30.2016 | Parents

Not even a galaxy far, far away is ready for this adorable "Star Wars" family. While attending Salt Lake City's Comic Con FanXperience event last week...

The City in Focus: Silicon Valley Comic Con II

Mark Coggins | Posted 03.23.2016 | San Francisco
Mark Coggins

Image Copyright (c) Mark Coggins, 2016 Cosplayers dressed as Dr. Algernop Krieger and his virtual girlfriend from the TV show Archer at the 2016 Sili...

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: PuppyMonkeyBaby, Star Wars, ZhuZhu Pets and Scouring the NYC Toy Fair for Cool Stuff

Jon Chattman | Posted 03.15.2016 | New York
Jon Chattman

On the last day of New York City's 113th North American International Toy Fair - the Western Hemisphere's largest and most important toy show - Februa...

29 Days of Black Cosplay Is One of the Best Hashtags During Black History Month

Erika Hardison | Posted 02.23.2016 | Black Voices
Erika Hardison

The hashtag was created to celebrate and support other minority cosplayers. Plus, what better time to celebrate another plateau of black excellency? Black History Month '16 is officially lit.

WiSHCon Enters the Convention Industry, Looks to Break Down Barriers for Women

Alex Lyman | Posted 01.20.2016 | Entertainment
Alex Lyman

The entertainment industry has become increasingly interactive between creators, actors, and fans. Between social media and the various conventions an...

How Attending Comic-Con Tested This Introvert's Comfort Zone

Quiet Revolution | Alice Bradley | Posted 01.19.2016 | Healthy Living

This article first appeared on It was inevitable that our 5-year-old daughter, Kavya, would inherit our nerdy ways. My wife and I were th...

Learning to Live Outside Your Comfort Zone

George Heymont | Posted 01.03.2016 | Arts
George Heymont

Children can be remarkably resilient. But what about adults who struggle to cope with the demands of their personal and professional lives? Will they happily go with the flow of new-found freedoms and technology? Or will they dig in their heels and resist change with the angry determination of a frightened adolescent?

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth

Cynthia Dagnal-Myron | Posted 12.02.2015 | Women
Cynthia Dagnal-Myron

The key "takeaway" there is that Geek Culture is, indeed, booming. In fact, many Geek Culture obsessions have gone mainstream. And there are some very important reasons for this. Reasons that parents and the world-at-large may need to be more interested in and concerned about.

Someone Wore A Hulkbuster Costume To Comic Con, And It Was Awesome

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 10.12.2015 | Entertainment

Iron Man Hulkbuster Cosplay Costume at NYCCThis crazy 9.5 foot-tall Iron Man Hulkbuster costume was the best thing at New York's Comic Con.Posted by T...

A Handy Beginner's Guide To Surviving Comic Con

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.12.2015 | Comedy

Many of those who attend San Diego and New York Comic Cons are new to the experience. It can be overwhelming. Your minds will definitely not know what...

11 Women Share How Cosplay Empowers Them

The Huffington Post | Tiara Chiaramonte | Posted 10.12.2015 | Women

For the ninth year in a row, Comic Con set up shop in New York City. The convention, which took place in New York from October 8th to 11th, celebrates...

The 12 Most Unreal Costumes At Comic Con, And The People Behind Them

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.16.2015 | Comedy

The costumes at Comic Con are often so impressive that you don't even notice them. You simply don't believe they are as good as they are. This year, T...

ComicCon Returns to New York

Tom Falco | Posted 10.09.2015 | New York
Tom Falco

It's that time of year again in New York, if you see Batman or one of the Ninja Turtles or Walking Dead heading down the street, it's not early trick-or-treaters, it's the crowd headed to the Jacob Javits Center for New York ComicCon, the annual fall ritual around these parts.

Helpful Tips for a Comicon First-Timer

Erik Sharkey | Posted 07.03.2016 | Entertainment
Erik Sharkey

It's that time of year again--the San Diego Comicon (SDCC)! The "Woodstock for nerds," it's the event fans anxiously await every summer.

Fandom Power as Seen by Uncle Louie

Uncle Louie | Posted 06.25.2016 | Entertainment
Uncle Louie

Fandom, what does that even mean? To what extent does a fan have to be fanatic enough in order to be considered part of a fandom?

Tyler Rush Connects Cosplay, Rope Bondage, Geeks and Kink

Matt Baume | Posted 06.11.2016 | Queer Voices
Matt Baume

How did Tyler Rush go from being a shy, introverted nerd to an adult film star? Surprisingly enough, the nerdy passions that once isolated him wound up pushing him into the spotlight where he overcame his inhibitions.

There's Nothing Weird About Being A Comic Con Geek

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.09.2014 | Science

Comic Con will descend on New York this weekend, and we're here to set the record straight about the sci-fi geeks who will show up for the event. I...

3D Lytro Illum Photos: Awesome Costumes at Pax Gaming Convention

Mike Sternoff | Posted 10.31.2014 | Arts
Mike Sternoff

Lytro pictures are interactive photos built for the web. The camera incorporates a new technology known as light-field photography.

Comic Con 2014: Amended Schedule

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

12:30pm - MEETUP: The People Who Hated the Last Episode of Lost Meet the People Who Are Still Upset Over Ben Affleck as Batman, and Hug

I'm With Stupid: Saving Me From My Suspect Cycling Skills

Todd Hartley | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I want to take this opportunity to wish my mother, who turns a year older today, a very happy birthday, although I fear she won't have one.

The Best Cosplay From Comic-Con 2014 So Far

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 07.26.2014 | Entertainment

It's only Day 3 of San Diego Comic-Con, but the convention has already blessed us with so much. There was a really happy Benedict Cumberbatch, a hilar...

Sex, Drugs and Superheroes at Comic-Con International: San Diego

Savas Abadsidis | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Savas Abadsidis

David Reddish knows superheroes. And sex. And drugs. So much so that his book Sex, Drugs and Superheroes has served as a de facto gay guide to Comic-Con International: San Diego. On the eve of this year's Con, I spoke to David about what he loves, what he hates and what to do if you visit.

Songbirds and Superwomen

Graham Milne | Posted 08.31.2014 | Books
Graham Milne

Emmie Mears has been searching for superwomen her entire life.