Articles Posted in the " conventions " Category

  • The State of Convention Accessibility- Part 1: Baltimore Comic-Con

    Convention accessibility has come a long way since the days when we were lucky if there weren’t stairs blocking off the entrance. Attendees can ask for (and sometimes even get) ASL interpreters, aide badges, dedicated chair and scooter seating, and other services to help make the convention experience easier. -Read our before commenting. Do not […]

  • A Day at Los Angeles Comic Con

    Despite telling myself that I would cut back on my convention attendance this year, I ended up checking out a couple of new ones, most recently Los Angeles Comic Con. Formerly known as Comikaze Expo, then Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo, then Stan Lee’s L.A. Comic Con, this newest iteration is, so far as I was […]

  • Walker Stalker Con Farewell Tour, Returns to Atlanta

    The new convention company that rose to prominence in 2013, Walker Stalker Con,  is now shutting down their traveling show.  But fear not, they are doing a “farewell tour” to close things out properly for global con goers. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged. […]

  • The Geekiary’s Carbon Neutral Convention Challenge

    This year we here at The Geekiary are making it our personal mission to make our major convention travel Carbon Neutral. The first one we’ll be tackling is our biggest event of the year: San Diego Comic-Con. -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged. Copyright […]

  • New Con On the Block: Burning Cat by the Oatmeal

    The Oatmeal launches the Burning Cat convention for card and table top gamers. Let’s take a look beyond its name and into the convention itself! -Read our before commenting. Do not copy our content in whole to other websites. Linkbacks are encouraged. Copyright © The Geekiary

  • Universal FanCon Has Been Postponed Indefinitely: What Happened?

    Baltimore’s Universal FanCon was supposed to be one of the biggest fan conventions of the year. For its inaugural event, not only was it crowdfunded through Kickstarter, but it had some majorly awesome programming, guests, and vendors slated. But today, just one week away from the event, the convention was abruptly postponed, leaving attendees demanding […]

  • A Comic Convention on a Cruise Ship? Yes, please!

    Comic conventions are a thing we cover here, but we haven’t covered one quite like Fan2Sea before. This 4-night con has a surprisingly robust guest list for a first year convention- oh, and did we mention it’s on a cruise ship? The entire convention takes place on Royal Caribbean’s Brilliance of the Seas, a ship […]

  • Geekery and Activism Collide with the ‘Better Cup’ Project

    Better Cup – Facebook – Twitter – Website When I noticed the Better Cup project I was immediately intrigued. If it’s one thing we know well here at the Geekiary, it’s that us geeks can be very socially conscious and politically active about the causes that are important to us.  Combining the two activities seems […]

  • Introducing Electric City Comic Con!

    Later this summer – on Saturday, August 8th from 1 PM to 5 PM, to be exact – the Anderson, South Carolina, library is holding its first ever “Comic Con”. Dubbed Electric City Comic Con (based on Anderson’s city nickname), the organizers are referring to it as “EC3”, and they hope it will be the […]