• 2019 Hugo Awards Celebrate the Fantasy Existing Among Us

    2019 Hugo Awards Celebrate the Fantasy Existing Among Us0

    Thousands of science fiction and fantasy fans arrived in Dublin this month to take part in the 77th World Science Fiction Convention. The activities and attractions culminated on Sunday with the Hugo Awards, when a selection of winners were presented with coveted socket ship trophies.

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  • Guest Post: Alex de Campi’s Guide To Doing FlameCon Like A Local

    Guest Post: Alex de Campi’s Guide To Doing FlameCon Like A Local0

    Hey there! Are you coming to New York City this weekend for FlameCon? If so, great for you. It’s an absolute blast and probably my favourite convention. It’s also in a great spot for exploring New York City and doing fun stuff, either before the convention begins each day (at a respectable noon, bless them)

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  • A Look Back at MegaCon Orlando 2019

    A Look Back at MegaCon Orlando 20190

    MegaCon Orlando 2019 was four days of pop culture, comics, games, and more smack dab in the middle of Orlando, Florida. This was my first time returning to MegaCon since 2013 and I was more than excited to see how much had changed since the last time I’d been. Going from Friday to Sunday was

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  • Con(ference) Diary: CSS19 Comics/Politics

    Con(ference) Diary: CSS19 Comics/Politics0

    The Comics Studies Society held its second annual conference at Toronto’s Ryerson University over the last weekend of July. Drawing on the theme, Comics/Politics, CSS19 attendees from around the world participated in a conference that foregrounded Canadian comics scholarship and practice in plenaries featuring Tara Audibert, Cole Pauls, Camille Callison, Jillian Tamaki, and Fiona Smyth.

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  • SDCC 2019: The Batman Experience

    SDCC 2019: The Batman Experience0

    The trouble with museums is they’re not very exciting. Now that I can hear all of my friends in history and academia removing their earrings and cracking their knuckles, what I mean is that museums are meant, in their general design, to be more of a quiet, contemplative experience. While that’s a perfectly enjoyable thing

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  • Stan Lee’s Alliances is a Brave New Universe You May or May Not Have Heard Before

    Stan Lee’s Alliances is a Brave New Universe You May or May Not Have Heard Before0

    Stan Lee’s legacy lives on in Marvel comics and movies, but, thanks to Audible, fans are being introduced to a whole new universe through Stan Lee’s Alliances: A Trick of Light, the first story in what promises to be an incredible new adventure that Lee invites fans to become architects in this immersive experience. The

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