Category: Con Diaries

Finding My Place at Flame Con

“There’s this one balloon where someone says ‘Can anyone hear me?’ And there’s a reply shot of [Supergirl] saying, ‘I can,’” Steve Orlando describes to me a pivotal page in Supergirl: Rebirth #1, which came out earlier in the week. It’s Sunday afternoon, and we’re holding an interview in a quiet hallway outside of the…

TCAF 2016 Poster by Kate Beaton. Comics.

TCAF 2016: Festival Diary

I love the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) and I’ve gone every year since 2013. The 2016 festival was fantastic and I’m still recovering from the exciting things that went down. TCAF is a free event that focuses on independent comics and creators with guests from not only Canada but all over the world. Its primary location is in…

Chicgo Zine Fest Corinne Mucha

Con Diaries: Chicago Zine Fest

It’s been two weeks since I attended the Chicago Zine Festival (CZF), but I still feel the aftershocks of love, community, excitement, and exhaustion. In my experience, zine festivals and alternative comics expos are designed with accessibility in mind. There is no entrance fee or admission cost is very low, events take place during typical…

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