• To All The Cons We’ve Loved This Year

    To All The Cons We’ve Loved This Year0

    We all have different criteria for what makes a convention. Some people love the huge rush of large venues like SDCC. Some like quieter, smaller things. With 2018’s convention season having finally wound down, we figured it’d be a good idea to talk about which con each of us liked best, and why.

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  • Con Diary: #LibraryConLive Was a Virtually Jam-Packed Event

    Con Diary: #LibraryConLive Was a Virtually Jam-Packed Event0

    When I first moved to my small town, I would have been shocked to find a comic book on the shelves of my local library. While the collection that exists now isn’t huge, or curated as efficiently as I’d like, the fact that there are graphic novels on those shelves is a big deal. There

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  • NYCC: Escape the World

    NYCC: Escape the World0

    On the Friday of New York Comic Con (NYCC), as I descended into the depths of the Javits Center in search of Artist Alley, I had one thing on my mind: how could I balance having fun at this con with my justified worry about American politics? With that in mind, I toured Level 1,

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  • Con Diary: Thought Bubble 2018

    Con Diary: Thought Bubble 20180

    I had a bad summer. A boy I used to know broke my heart (not in the way you think, but close enough) and June, July, and August became unbearable. I worked a little too hard and probably slept a little too hard—and in the midst of working and sleeping, I decided that I needed

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  • WWAC’s Post-Convention Survival Guide

    WWAC’s Post-Convention Survival Guide0

    Convention season has been in full swing since the spring. In previous years, we’ve offered survival tips on how to make it through your convention experience with the least amount of hassle, including a guide to enjoying cons and festivals with your kids. But what about after the convention when you just want to curl

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  • Con Diaries: Small Press Expo 2018

    Con Diaries: Small Press Expo 20180

    As corny as it sounds, SPX feels more like a community than a convention. Held on September 15 to 16 in Bethesda, Maryland, Small Press Expo is, as the name implies, dedicated to independent and self-published comic books and zines. SPX feels like a unique con experience as soon as you enter the exhibit hall,

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