Archive for the ‘Conventions’ Category

Momocon Founder and Co-Chair Responds to Incident

Yesterday evening, MomoCon founder and co-chair Jessica Merriman, released a statement in regards to what happened to cosplayer Luna Lanie at their convention over the weekend.  You can read the entire statement after the cut, but in a quick summary, she apologizes for what happened, touches on the dress code issue, and what was going […]

New York Comic Con’s Policy on Weapons and Props

Just about every convention you can think of has rules in regards to weapons and/or props for your cosplay.  As long as you abide by them, you’ll be alright.  This weekend is New York Comic Con, the East Coast’s biggest comic and entertainment show.  In preparedness, they posted their FAQ on weapons and props here. […]

Facing Facts on Tree City Comic Con

With the success of all the various comic conventions popping up everywhere, it’s always best to research where the money is potentially going. Or double check guest announcements. Why? Conventions are getting more and more expensive, so you want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth, and that it isn’t potentially a scam. Up […]

Katsucon Chair Passes Away

It is with a heavy heart that we report that the con chair for Katsucon 19 has passed away. Christine Larson passed away from severe complications of pneumonia and the H1N1 flu virus. Reports had come in from other attendees that they were coming down with the virus… As well as incidents of people coming […]

Blowing Around a Lot of Hot Air

For those of you not completely in the loop about the situation in Chicago, here’s the abridged version of it: Chi-Fi, a convention planned to be held at the Westin Chicago River North hotel, but according to the former, the staff of the latter referred to everyone involved as “freaks”, harping on the old addage […]

Aki-Con’s Sexual Assault Case

Aki-con, held October 25-27, 2013 in Seattle, Washington, had an incident occur over the course of the convention weekend which has resulted in a massive fallout. A minor was sexually assaulted by a guest DJ for the convention, DJ Victor Malice. He has been charged, with a trial date planned sometime in February. Apparently, the […]

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