To make itself stand out even more, NYCC has taken the bold move of uniting with fans and stepping up its anti-harassment policies.Female geek blog The Mary helped to structure the Con's guidelines, while fan-favorite artist Amy Reeder contributed art for signs that will be displayed during the convention.Enjoy cocktails created by Mixtress DC of Buffalo & Bergen, and falling snow ALL in a super cool snow dome designed to make you forget it is August in Washington DC. Harbor Dome: Summer Snow Globe is 21 Saturday August 26th: Sir Sly Join us in the dome for a performance by Sir Sly 2pm - 12am Entry Fee: I’m not sure why we were ever worried about showing up early to register me, because when we arrived, there were about six thousand dudes waiting around and only about five girls.I joined the group, which was quickly separated by gender; the guys stood against one wall, and the girls against the opposite wall.By taking a grassroots approach to stopping harassment, organizers have created an event that everyone can enjoy.Also of note is that parent company Reed Pop has expanded the festivities beyond a traditional weekend-long convention and begun a "first of its kind" lead-up called Super Week.Join us for three funny-yet-smart presentations as Mario Runco discusses the three times he left Earth, a researcher detailing her work at NASA, and Nerd Nite Philly boss recounting the weird marketing of equally weird David Lynch movie.
I find a lengthy queue already forming outside the door. But there are a handful of women waiting there, too, most notably a svelte Sailor Mars and a chic TARDIS.
It's October, which means that New York Comic Con is about to descend upon the streets of (you guessed it) New York City!
In less than a decade NYCC has become the East Coast's largest gathering of pop culture fanatics, and this year continues that trend.
Comic Con seems an unlikely place to get your flirt on, but when nerds unite clad in Spandex and armor, sparks can fly.
I’d gone speed dating only once before, at Minneapolis Comic Con, and heard epic tales of the speed dating scene at NYCC.