Events

Awesome Con Lives Up To It’s Name!

Awesome Con Lives Up To It’s Name!

June 22nd, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Awesome Con took place this past weekend at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. Just when I thought I knew all that a comic convention could be, my eyes opened to an experience I never anticipated. With only 5 years under it's...

Wizard World: Wonder-Filled Weekend In Philly

Wizard World: Wonder-Filled Weekend In Philly

June 7th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Wizard World Philadelphia 2017 is in the books. Artists, attractions, celebrities and concerts... there was a little bit of something for everyone. From  entry to exit, I did my very best to capture the wide variety of elements offered. Allow me to take you along as I share my journey...

Hudson Valley Comic Con: A Different Kind of Con

Hudson Valley Comic Con: A Different Kind of Con

May 13th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

ComiConverse contributor Linda Marie visited Hudson Valley Comic Con, a homey event where celebrity guests, creators, and fans could mingle. Hudson Valley Comic Con: A Different Kind of Con Hudson Valley Comic Con (HVCC), held May 6-7 in Poughkeepsie, NY, was a delight for local fans. This...

Fan Fest Fierce In The Windy City

Fan Fest Fierce In The Windy City

March 31st, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Fan Fest Chicago proved to be a great success as thousands of excited fans flocked to experience the joining of two incredible events, Heroes and Villains Fan Fest and Walker Stalker Con. The weather outside may have been dreary but all was bright and lively inside the Donald E....

Getting To The Core Of Big Apple Con!

Getting To The Core Of Big Apple Con!

March 23rd, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Big Apple Con (BAC) 2017 may officially be over, but it will not soon be forgotten. A whirlwind of surprises surrounded this event. While Stan Lee was sadly unable to attend due to health issues, there was still plenty of excitement and variety to be...

Fan Fest Chicago: Ready For Some Con-Fusion!

Fan Fest Chicago: Ready For Some Con-Fusion!

March 5th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Fan Fest Chicago Brings Walker Stalker and Heroes & Villains to the windy city. For the first time, these two conventions come together for an incredible fan meet-up on March 25-26 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Fan Fest: Pop Culture Personified Fan Fest,...

Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple Con!

Take A Bite Out Of The Big Apple Con!

February 5th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Our Linda Marie takes you to the Big Apple for her latest update on all things Comic-Con. Big Apple Con (BAC) The longest-running comic book, sci-fi, pop culture convention in New York City returns this March 11th & 12th at The Penn Pavillion. Historically having a...

Blood Night: A Novel Approach to Comics

Blood Night: A Novel Approach to Comics

January 18th, 2017 | by Linda Marie

Blood Night is a creative labor of love put together by skilled photographer David Jaffe, owner of Lift-Off Studios in Charlotte, North Carolina along with friend and avid comic book fan, Mike Powell. It is an intriguing photo novel based on the fan favorite comic...

Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: A Fabulous Finale

Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: A Fabulous Finale

December 12th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

Heroes and Villains Fan Fest: First Class from Jersey to Georgia. I kicked off 2016 with Heroes and Villains Fan Fest (HVFF) in New Jersey and couldn't think of a better way to end 2016 than with those same incredible people who bring so much...

Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: Lots To Love

Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: Lots To Love

November 13th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

Heroes and Villains Fan Fest Atlanta 2016 is coming up. Our Linda White will be in attendance this year for ComiConverse to report the weekend's activities. Heroes And Villains Fan Fest: Lots To Love Heroes and Villains Fan Fest (HVFF) Atlanta is the place to be this...

Paris Comic Con: A Colourful Event

Paris Comic Con: A Colourful Event

October 31st, 2016 | by Elodie Cure

Recently, (21st to the 23rd of October), Paris Comic Con invited itself in le Grand Halle de la Villette for the pleasure of numerous fans in the City of Lights. Paris Comic Con: A Colourful Event This event that has just closed its doors, and...

Halloween High Art: The Legend Of The Pumpkin Geek

Halloween High Art: The Legend Of The Pumpkin Geek

October 30th, 2016 | by Jeffrey Hull

At ComiConverse, we are constantly in awe of the amazing breadth of crafty talent on display across the comics and pop-culture universe. Whenever we get to this time of year, however, our creative minds all tend to turn to thoughts of pumpkins, jack o'lanterns and all...

NYCC 2016: My New York Comic Con-Quest

NYCC 2016: My New York Comic Con-Quest

October 20th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

New York Comic Con 2016 is done and in the books. Our Linda White was there to keep you up to date on all of the action and brings you this ComiConverse review. NYCC 2016: My New York Comic Con-Quest Four days. You would think...

Walker Stalker Con: Fright Filled Philly Fun

Walker Stalker Con: Fright Filled Philly Fun

October 6th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

Walker Stalker Con 2016 is in the books and our very own Linda White was there to catch all of the glam and gore. Here, Linda gives us a run down her 2016 Walker Stalker Con experience in this complete post event review. Walker Stalker...

NYCC: Surviving The Javits Jungle

NYCC: Surviving The Javits Jungle

September 18th, 2016 | by Linda Marie

The New York Comic Con (NYCC) clock is quickly counting down to that "one week to bring them all and in its geek-dom bind them". New York Comic Con baby! The bustling excitement of NYCC envelopes fans from all walks of life in a way that...

NYCC: ‘Con’ned In New York City

NYCC: ‘Con’ned In New York City

August 31st, 2016 | by Linda Marie

NYCC (New York Comic Con) has few fans as big as our own Linda White. Here, Linda lays out her love for New York's Comic Con in her first opinion piece for ComiConverse. NYCC: 'CON'NED IN NEW YORK CITY! I blame New York Comic Con...

The Evolution Of Ghostbusters Gear

The Evolution Of Ghostbusters Gear

July 12th, 2016 | by ComiConverse

Ghostbusters has been one the most anticipated and discussed movies of 2016. Now that it's in theatres, we are pleased, along with our friends at HalloweenCostumes.com, to present the following infographic which charts the evolution of Ghostbusting gear. Enjoy the latest edition to our ComiConverse graphics...

Review: Film & Comic Con Manchester 2016

Review: Film & Comic Con Manchester 2016

June 18th, 2016 | by Kate Blake

In the past few years the UK has seen a rise in the number and places these conventions are available, our Kate Blake attended a relatively new Film & Comic Con Manchester 2016 run by Showmasters and is sharing her experience of it here. I spent...

Northwest Comics Fest: A Free Comic Con For All?

Northwest Comics Fest: A Free Comic Con For All?

January 15th, 2016 | by L. K. Roberts

As many of us know, the cost of attending comics-themed fan events has been rising in recent years. Our Lydia K. Roberts took a look at one entrepreneur who's taking on that challenge with a passion. According to the 1969 Comic Art Convention Progress Report,...

Fan Expo Canada: A Top Ten List

Fan Expo Canada: A Top Ten List

September 16th, 2015 | by Susan Rook

Our Susan Rook is here to detail her trip to Fan Expo Canada and all of the great reasons to geek out in the Great White North! We go to FanExpo Canada every year.  Each year is unique. This year was no exception.  You'll hear...

The Giant Spider Cosplay That Will Make You Run And Hide

The Giant Spider Cosplay That Will Make You Run And Hide

August 30th, 2015 | by ComiConverse

Cosplay is one of our bigger passions here at ComiConverse.  Recently, we did an amazing feature on How To Make An Apocalypse that was a huge hit. So, when we saw this latest cosplay colossus we just had to share it with you. Brace yourselves...

How To Make An Apocalypse
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How To Make An Apocalypse

August 13th, 2015 | by L. K. Roberts

A few weeks ago, Entertainment Weekly provided our first long-awaited look at some of the characters who will take center-stage in X-Men: Apocalypse; the latest installment in the 20th Century Fox multi-movie franchise. The result was a firestorm of discontent from Marvel fandom that centered mainly on...

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