What’s Hot at FlameCon

The time has finally come for FlameCon 2! With two days crammed full of goodies, you may be wondering where to go and what to see. Well look no further! Below are some of the many events happening Saturday, August 20 that you might want to attend to stoke your fire.

You can also follow the con on the Convene App, or go to FlameCon.org so you always know what’s coming up next.


Queercopia! Watch queer creators show off their new comics in fast-paced presentations and live readings!


Funny That Way: Humor in LGBT Comics The panel (Tony Breed, Greg Cox, Jeff Krell, Kate Leth, Will Varner, Stevie Wilson, & Max Wittert) takes a serious (or not-so-serious) look at how humor in queer comics has changed with the times.


Designing X-Women 2: Fashion Apocalypse Kris Anka, Tea Fougner, Rogan Josh, Dan Ketchum, Kevin Wada, & Max Wittert discuss the ins and outs of superhero fashion!


Breaking the Mold: Diversity in Comics Comic legends Terry Blas, Sophie Campbell, Heather Hogan, Steve Orlando, Greg Pak, and Amy Reeder talk about the recent push for greater diversity in comic books.

Alternate: Kittens Slay Dragons brings music and The Wild Women of Wongo bring comedy in the Social Hall.


Cosplay Q + A Our resident experts (Tea Fougner, Jay Justice, Delta Major, and Tony Ray) will share their tips and experiences to help bring your cosplay to the next level!

Alternate: FlameCon Speed Dating Come mingle with other like-minded geek-seekers! Early sign-up encouraged.


Nerdy Birds: Women and Sexuality in Comics The panel (Amy Chu, Kate Leth, Jill Pantozzi, K. Perkins, & Amy Reeder) discuss how they approach telling stories that appeal to women and women’s sexuality.

Alternate: Cosplay Contest To participate, gather at 5:45 in the Cosplay Corner. Show starts at 6.


Kweendom Comedy Hour Come laugh your wig off with KWEENDOM, a collection of NY’s most hilarious LGBT comedians and storytellers gathered together in one magical place!

And make sure to check in throughout the weekend for coverage of everyone’s favorite con: FlameCon!

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on August 20, 2016