Tag: comic conventions

Con-Men: Understanding the Gendered Language of the Comic Book Convention

Nick Mizer , August 22nd, 2016


By Steven Dashiell Featured image based on an Creative Commons image by GabboT. I can clearly remember my first time ever going to a comic book convention. It…


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The Character of Sexual Harassment at Cons

Emma Louise Backe , June 19th, 2015


By Emma Louise Backe At an event where hundreds of individuals from around the country converge in capes and costumes, the symbols and trappings of heroism, we don’t…


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A Geek’s Guide to Washington D.C.’s AwesomeCon

Emma Louise Backe , May 28th, 2015


By Emma Louise Backe Awesome Con is in Washington, D.C. this weekend and I can’t wait to see the Metro flooded with cyborgs, otaku and every version of…


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