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The Tales Of Xadia Tabletop RPG Is Getting A Public Playtest

The Tales Of Xadia Tabletop RPG Is Getting A Public Playtest

Fandom and Wonderstorm announced that Tales Of Xadia: The Dragon Prince Roleplaying Game will be getting a public playtest Based on the popular Netflix animated series, the game is set within Xadia, the rich and diverse fantasy world the series is based in The playtest will be the first opportunity for many to the game,[...]

Death Metal #4 Uses Superboy Prime To Address Toxic Fandom (Spoilers)

Death Metal #4 Uses Superboy Prime To Address Toxic Fandom (Spoilers)

And in doing so, creating an analogy of a certain strain of fandom who get caught up in a certain way of thinking, so that it all goes wrong And Wonder Woman trying to talk them back...[caption id="attachment_1279884" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Death Metal #4 artwork.[/caption]Change or die.. isn't that how it goes? And will Wonder Woman[...]

Theres More to Geek Fandom Than Just Ride or Die or Nothing

There's More to Geek Fandom Than Just "Ride or Die" or Nothing

Fandom isn't all or nothing; it's great if you're a ride-or-die geek of a franchise, but don't you dare tell other people that they have to be just as into it as you are to "get" the films or love them I don't want to have to read a 12 book series and watch 7[...]

Superman Vs The Ku Klux Klan Podcast is Coming Soon

'Superman Vs The Ku Klux Klan' Podcast is Coming Soon

Superman Vs the Ku Klux Klan is becoming a podcast from fandom and Dillon D Jordan's PaperChase Films This will be done in the style of the old Superman Radio Show, which ran from 1940- 1951 Hosting will be Roth Cornet, head of development for Fandom, along with Max Dionne, supervising producer and Michael Chiang,[...]

Galaxy Quest: Re-Examining Fan Culture 20 Years Later [OPINION]

"Galaxy Quest": Re-Examining Fan Culture 20 Years Later [OPINION]

When Galaxy Quest came out in 1999, it offered an original story from the rare perspective of fandom The film combines elements of Star Trek and comedy into its original hybrid science fiction story It follows the cast of a fictional TV-show in the 1970s doing another convention to stay relevant The cast find themselves[...]

Wendys Launched Their Own RPG Campaign At NYCC

Wendy's Launched Their Own RPG Campaign At NYCC

The folks at Wendy's have launched their own tabletop RPG this week at NYCC called Feast Of Legends, in partnership with Critical Role and Fandom The PDF version of the adventure was loaded online, totally free for anyone to download, along with a physical version at the convention that included dice The game itself has[...]

The Secret Seven: Fans at the First Modern Science Fiction Con Had the Right Stuff

The Secret Seven: Fans at the First Modern Science Fiction Con Had the Right Stuff

Wollheim, suggested that their gathering be designated as "The first Science Fiction Convention", and that's how many among fandom's historians have thought of it ever since.There'd been organized fan conventions in the late 1800s, including Norman Munro's 1889 "national convention" which included Edward S Ellis -- the man who invented Steampunk with Steam Man of[...]

Toxic Television Fans: Youre Why We Cant Have Nice Things [BC TV MELTDOWN]

Toxic Television Fans: You're Why We Can't Have Nice Things [BC TV MELTDOWN]

you get the picture.The point being is that there's a lot to love about it - but it also comes with a dark side.Am I talking about bad endings? Lazy, rushed stories? Bad acting?No, friends - I'm talking about the people who let their love of TV morph into something darker...I'm talking about the fandoms[...]

SDCC 2019 Harry Potter Fandom Panel &#8211 Has The Fandom Outgrown Their Canon

SDCC 2019 Harry Potter Fandom Panel – Has The Fandom Outgrown Their Canon?

Every year at San Diego Comic-Con, notable figures from the Harry Potter fandom gather to discuss their experiences within the wizarding world A sort of State of the Union, the panel reflects on the drama, frustration, angst, and transformation within the fandom This year, the panel unintentionally focused on the fracturing of the already divided[...]

That Thing You Love Doesnt Owe You Squat- A Love Story [OPINION]

That Thing You Love Doesn't Owe You Squat- A Love Story [OPINION]

It seems like every time I check the news, theirs a fresh batch of updates from the latest fandom outrage cycle, demanding that Creator X be branded a traitor to the I.P and paraded through the virtual town square for supposedly defiling Franchise Y.[caption id="attachment_615201" align="aligncenter" width="1800"] //Credit: Lucasfilm/Disney[/caption]In those cases involving truly heinous acts,[...]


AMC Showcases Kick-Ass Women Better Call Saul and More at Fandom Summit

AMC Showcases "Kick-Ass Women," Better Call Saul, and More at Fandom Summit

Flook[/caption]With a line-up of diverse shows that includes The Walking Dead, Preacher, Dietland, Better Call Saul and Into the Badlands, AMC prides itself on both the quality of its programming and the relationships its built with the fandom around each series To that end, the network hosted AMC Summit 2018: An Exploration of Fandom in New[...]

The World Of Comics Has A Serious Problem: Trolls

The World Of Comics Has A Serious Problem: Trolls

That problem is, simply put: trolls.No, not rebirths, retcons, or reboots (or perpetual event comics) — no, the problem with comics has become a frankly toxic element of discourse that has pervaded every section of comics, from fandom, commentary to critical elements — and even the creators and publishers themselves.Note: I am not going to[...]


HawaiiCon: The Convention In Paradise

HawaiiCon: The Convention In Paradise

Fandoms are as varied and wide reaching as the internet will allow, and thankfully we're lucky enough to have the outlet of conventions to gather together with fellow nerds to celebrate what we love  Imagine getting to do all of those event activities, but to also get to do it while lounging on a beach,[...]

Rise Of The Fangirl: Han Pan

Rise Of The Fangirl: Han Pan

She's an East Coast cosplayer of ten years whose favorite activities include bothering her cat, posting pictures of her cat on Facebook, and playing otome games.-What does fandom mean to you?: Fandom created a place in the universe where I could be myself - no holds barred, completely weird and nerdy and excitable and passionate about[...]

Geek-Culture Focused App Cosmunity Has Launched On Mobile Will Anyone Notice

Geek-Culture Focused App 'Cosmunity' Has Launched On Mobile, Will Anyone Notice

The company had been not-so-quietly adding various cosplay and fandom individuals to their open beta test over the last several months to build out content and to collect feedback around the app's features.While it's titled cosmunity, co-founder and CEO, Cole Egger says that it's not just for people interested in cosplay The impetus behind development of[...]

Rise Of The Fangirl: Chloe Deguzman

Rise Of The Fangirl: Chloe Deguzman

On this week's edition of Rise of the Fangirl, we have Chloe Deguzman! Chloe has been into various fandoms for 30 years, starting with Voltron and Sailor Moon having come in not far behind She currently resides in Las Vegas, NV.What does fandom mean to you? Fandom means finding something that you feel is worth being[...]

Rise Of The Fangirl: Chiki Cosplay

Rise Of The Fangirl: Chiki Cosplay

She's been cosplaying and attending conventions since 2001, and enjoys participating in Costume Craftsmanship competition when she's not judging! Her fandoms include Fallout, Disney, and HGTV Programming (Property Brothers, hello!) She enjoys napping to Netflix documentaries, she works as a professional photographer, she is the executive director of the FanDames Initiative and does costumed charity[...]

Rise Of The Fangirl: Eri Kagami

Rise Of The Fangirl: Eri Kagami

The landscape of fandom is becoming more a diverse, beautiful place For me personally, watching the comic fandom grow to be more inclusive has been uplifting and inspiring In this ongoing series I'll be interviewing women from all parts of nerd culture I'll ask them about their fandoms, trials they may have faced, and how[...]