One of the many aspects of GeekGirlCon that sets it apart from other conventions is its commitment to welcoming geeks of all ages. We don’t just tolerate our kid attendees, we design the weekend with their interests in mind. Whether that means keeping our 18+ programming scheduled in the evenings or setting up a kids-only MORE
New York Comic Con is just around the corner, and that means another NYCC of epic new panels, news announcements, con-exclusive goods, and more from Kodansha Comics and Vertical Comics! In New York October 4 through 7? Look for our Kodansha Comics / Vertical Comics booth (#2109) and events at New York Comic Con and Anime Fest, featuring The Ghost in […]
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Hiro Mashima, creator of Fairy Tail and EDENS ZERO, just dropped some exciting news for his fans around the world! To celebrate the release of EDENS ZERO Volume 1 in Japan—and in the rest of the world—we here at Kodansha are kicking off the EDENS ZERO Global Campaign, where fans from Japan, France, Korea, Thailand, and the United States […]
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Just announced! Harold Sakuishi, legendary manga creator of BECK and Seven Shakespeares, is going to attend New York Comic Con 2018 October 4-7! Harold Sakuishi has published several award-winning works in his native Japan, but his name will probably be forever entwined with his groundbreaking marriage of manga and indie rock, BECK, which is currently being published […]
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It’s officially September, and you know what that means! Fall is right around the corner, and as much as we’ll mourn the days of bright blue (or smoke-filled, ugh) skies, carefree days spent outside, and plentiful iced beverages, autumn holds its own special allure for those of us who prefer our temps a little less MORE
Calling all geeks (AKA every person reading this post)! Join GeekGirlCon Sunday, September 9 for an afternoon of trivia fun at Mox Boarding House in Bellevue! If you’re unfamiliar with Mox Boarding House, here’s what you need to know: Mox is a gathering place for gamers and geeks of ALL AGES. However, they also serve MORE
We already told you all about this weekend’s Seattle Mini Maker Faire in this month’s Geek About Town, but what we didn’t share is that MoPOP invited GeekGirlCon to participate! Come check out our talk on exploring and celebrating the contributions and legacy of women in science, technology, comics, game design, and more, then stop by our MORE
Do you love movies? Events? Community? If so, join us Friday, August 10 for the 16th Annual Skyway Outdoor Cinema Festival’s showing of Wonder Woman! GeekGirlCon will once again be emceeing the pre-show with a trivia contest to give away some 2-day passes to the con! The showing will take place at 12702 Renton Ave S, Seattle MORE
August is right at our heels, my fellow geeks! It’s sunny, it’s hot, it’s the perfect time to get out and about and explore some of the incredible events our lovely city has to offer! (Though, it’s just as good a time to stay inside a temperature-controlled house all day and fully submit to a MORE
Welcome to July! Summer is in full swing, and Seattle (and beyond) is buzzing with all things fun, geeky, and eventful! Here’s a quick peek at special occasions you’ll want to add to your calendars as quickly as you can say “Harry Potter Drag Show!” Saturday, June 30th – Friday July 6th: Daily MORE
Can you believe that it’s already June, lovely blog readers?! The sun is shining, summer is officially in the air, and we’re on the hunt for geekiest, most awesome events the Seattle area has to offer. For my fellow queer geeks, June is an especially important time for celebrating pride all month long throughout our MORE
Happy (almost) May, blog readers! As the sun continues to grace us with its mercurial presence, it’s time to get out and take full advantage of some of the incredible events coming up this month! Catch some movies, play some games, go to some talks…this month, the world is your oyster! Tuesday, May 1st: MORE
Im so excited that this weekend I will be at @portlandnightmarket with newest goodies and a new display set up! Plus, this event has some of the best food, art, and craft vendors out there, so don’t miss out!
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Celebrate 4/20 potted in the 420 illustrations of “vibrant, expressionistic madness”: the graphic novel LIMBO LOUNGE exhibit at BONFIRE Gallery is sure to make the 4/20 buzz “freaking amazing.” Artist Dave Calver’s “…
Spring has officially sprung, dear blog readers! And that means flowers popping up, bursts of sun to up those depleted vitamin D levels, and, most importantly, plenty of amazing events coming up! Here’s a look at what’s happening this month. Get ready to mark your calendars for movies, meetups, and talks galore! Saturday, March MORE
The New Year is (almost) upon us, which means that we can finally bid goodbye to the unfortunate, terrifying mess that characterized most of 2017. The good news is that there is SO MANY incredible and exciting events coming up in January to help beckon in a better and brighter new year! Tuesday, MORE
It’s almost December, beloved GeekGirlCon blog readers, and you know what that means! Another round of Geek About Town, where we highlight some of the amazing events coming up to help keep your spirits high and your enthusiasm stoked as we enter a time during which I, for one, can usually be found mumbling “always MORE
Start your GeekGirlCon ‘17 experience in style—join us for the GGC Kickoff Party! When: Friday, September 29 from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Where: Living Computers: Museum + Labs at 2245 1st Ave S, Seattle. Who: All ages are welcome! The party will also feature a 21+ area with a cash-only bar. Admission: Your GeekGirlCon MORE
Thank you, thank you, thank you, to everyone who came and saw us at San Diego Comic-Con this year! Celebs were sighted, crowds were impenetrable, garbage food and too much caffeine were consumed. But most importantly, we sold a shit load of books, and got to engage with so many readers and fans. I lost count…
We’re big fans of CAKE, which is why we’re heading back for the 5th year in a row to the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo. Hosted at the Center on Halsted, this non-profit and volunteer-run organization is putting on a hell of a show. Come party with us June 10th-11th! Special Guests Gary Panter 401A Texas-born…