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Between that and well-known costume party convention DragonCon both being canceled in person this year (curse you, Corona), I started wondering if there was any way I could still bring some costume flair to my apartment and convention coverage So, without further ado, I present my top 5 "closet cosplay" costumes to get you through[...]
Former DragonCon Co-Owner Ed Kramer Accused of Breaking Probation [Video]
Kramer has not been involved with Dragon*Con or it's descendent DragonCon since 2000. Kramer's latest mug shot: Former DraonCon co-owner and co-founder Ed Kramer is back in the news once again The former pop-culture convention mogul was arrested Tuesday by members of the Lawrenceville [Georgia] Police Department for allegedly photographing a 7-year old child at a[...]
DC Giant Group Photoshoot at Dragon Con 2017
I'm also the founder of the Giant Superhero Photoshoots at DragonCon from way back in 2009, back when we thought 80 people was HUGE!!! (lol) Since that time, these superhero shoots have grown to be, by far, the largest at DragonCon What started off with just me (without a megaphone), eventually turned into behemoths, requiring teams of[...]
Dragon Con
Members — those purchasing at least a single day DragonCon badge — will be able to subscribe for $10. Convention co-chair Rachel Reeves said of the offering: "This really is a 'best of' Dragon Con opportunity Programming will include conversations with our top guests, a front-row seat to the queen of costume competitions, the Masquerade, and getting[...]
Complex Female Protagonists In Hollywood? 'They're Taking Pitches, Today.'
A discussion at DragonCon enitled Race, Gender, and Sexuality in Contemporary Comics, consisting of Kelly Sue DeConnick, Laurenn McCubbins, Damien Williams, John Flowers, Tini Howard, Kari Storla, and Daniel Amrhein had many highlights You can read a number of them here.  DeConnick has been having meetings with network executives who are suddenly saying that they're looking for complex female protagonists, and[...]
Late Night Fun – Cosplaying All The Way
You have to appreciate this level of Cosplaying… this is a photo that was shared on Twitter from DragonCon by Tally Dueshane The gentleman on the balcony dressed as Commander Riker from Star Trek: The Next Generation is playing the trombone For non STTNG fans you'd think the guy was just dedicated to his art[...]
Mike Grell Home From Hospital And Cancels Dragoncon Appearance
 Since the statement Grell is reported to be home and recovering nicely but has had to cancelled his appearance at Dragoncon at the end of August The rest of his convention schedule remains intact according to his website with a trip to Montreal planed for the middle of September. Speculation and concern ran rampant last week[...]
Nancy A Collins Calls For A Boycott Of Dragon*Con Over Edward Kramer Charges
She knows what people need to do. All you have to do is publicly declare you will never attend DragonCon again as long as Edward Kramer profits from the convention. DragonCon has had over 12 years to sever ties with this man, but has failed to do so Although the convention's chairman has bought enough shares from[...]
Fan Favourite DC Cosplay Of Dragon*Con
Twelve different DC Comics' blogs have put together a crossover today spotlighting some of the cosplayers at DragonCon 2012 Each blog in this crossover is focusing on their own favorite heroes and corresponding cosplayers Here are a few examples.       You can see more at the websites in question below… Firestorm[...]
Dragon Con, Day Two — A New Adventure! By Cheryl Lynn Eaton
Everyone knows that Saturdays are for cartoons! And at DragonCon, Saturday was for one very special cartoon in particular—The Venture Bros. And so, our Bleeding Cool operative ventured forth into the unexplored halls of the Hyatt Regency Atlanta to attend DragonCon's Venture Bros panel! Due to the popularity of the series, fans were[...]