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How to Survive a Con

Cons can be absolutely amazing–a great opportunity to meet creators and like-minded fans–and there’s nothing quite like being with your ...

Finding Panelteers at NYCC 2015

NYCC is upon us (again, I ask: How is it already October?), and all shades of geekdom are descending upon ...

7 Reasons Why SPX Rules

A few weeks ago, I attended the Small Press Expo (SPX) in Bethesda, Maryland, and I’m still floating on the ...

Diversity Panels at Kansas City Comic Con

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending a brand new convention to my hometown: Kansas City Comic Con. ...

FlameCon Was Hot Stuff—in More Ways than One

Finding queer comics at ordinary comics conventions can often feel like some Herculean quest. It’s not polite to run up ...

A Very GIF-y Retelling of My First Convention

A couple weekends ago I went to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) for the first time. I’m a newbie ...

ECCC: Putting Comic Back into Comic-Con

When it comes to cons in the U.S there are the obvious giants—San Diego and New York City. Unarguably these ...

Comic Book Conventions Are for Everyone Now

I recently attended Planet Comicon, Kansas City’s largest comic book convention. Between the artists’ alley, cosplayers, panel discussions, and vendors; ...

Dos and Don’ts for the Convention Season

Do take pictures. Comics, costumes, panels, celebrities, oh my! There’s a lot to see! Don’t take pictures of people without ...

Convention Report: Thought Bubble 2014

While we at the Panels take some time off to rest and catch up on our reading, we’re re-running some ...

A Report from Thought Bubble 2014

The following is a guest post by Mart Gray.  Martin Gray lives in Edinburgh, Scotland, where he works for The ...