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  1. Australia’s Supanova Convention Decides to Keep Firefly’s Adam Baldwin as a Guest Despite Outcry

    After weeks of controversy and debate, Supanova Pop Culture Expo has released a statement saying Firefly actor Adam Baldwin will remain a guest at their upcoming June shows.

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  2. Ohayocon 2015: It’s Snowing, and I Just Can’t Let It Go

    Sara's top 6 favorite things from Ohayocon 2015!

    Ohayocon 2015 was held from January 31st to February 1st at the Hyatt Regency and the Greater Columbus Convention Center in downtown Columbus, OH. This was the 15th year for the convention, which has been growing in attendance and popularity since it began back in 2001. The word "Ohayo" in Japanese means "good morning," and because the convention is held in Ohio, the name of the convention itself is an exercise in subtlety and cleverness.

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  3. NYC’s First LGBTQ Comic Con Now Has a Date and Classy-as-Heck Venue!

    Pride Month is going geeky.

    Drumroll, please.

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  4. [UPDATED] Adam Baldwin’s Upcoming Appearance at Supanova Pop Culture Expo Incites Controversy

    For someone like Adam Baldwin, whose livelihood (and certainly his demand as a con guest) is fairly dependent on his relationship with fans, identifying as a Gamergater should be a career killer--and if women received the respect we deserve overall in nerd culture, it could be.

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  5. The Mary Sue Interview: Comic Historian Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson on Her New Book & Women in Comics

    If you’ve ever read a DC comic, you owe a thank you to Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson for founding the iconic company, and paving the way for the comic book as we know it today. If you’re unfamiliar with his name, I have good news for you: His granddaughter, comic historian and writer Nicky Wheeler-Nicholson, is dedicated to preserving the memory of her grandfather and getting his incredible story of comics, publishing, story-telling, and life as an American soldier to the masses.

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  6. Arrow‘s Caity Lotz Talks Sara Lance and Media Representation At New Orleans Wizard World Comic Con

    One of the more popular panel at last weekend’s Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans was a very laid back, casual chat with Caity Lotz (Arrow/The Machine/Mad Men), where she spent the better part of an hour laughing and answering fan questions about everything from her role on Arrow to women in films to LGBT representation in television and comic books. Did you miss it? That’s ok; I’m here for you. I’m magnanimous like that.

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  7. 7 Of The Coolest Vendors At The 2015 New Orleans Wizard World Comic Con

    I ventured out to New Orleans’ largest geek convention, the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con, last weekend and though the majority of the vendors there were selling t-shirts, figures, posters, and comic art (as is the way with ever large convention), I came across a few small, quirky businesses and independent artists that are certainly worth a mention.

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  8. The Best Cosplay At The 2015 New Orleans Wizard World Comic Con

    Ooooh!

    This past weekend, the New Orleans Convention Center held several events, including an arm wrestling championship and a formal Mardi Gras ball (I even heard a rumor of a barbershop quartet gathering on Saturday). But the event that turned everyone’s head was the 2015 Wizard World Comic Con, where geeks of all ages converged upon the Convention Center in a smorgasbord of colorful costumes and elaborate crafts.

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  9. Another Comic Book Artist Can’t Stand Change, Competition; Writes Whiny Post About Cosplayers

    I left the industry for twenty years and now I'm irrelevant! Grr, blame the women!

    First we had Tony Harris. Then we had Denise Dorman. Now, the latest industry voice to come out with a rant against cosplayers is artist Pat Broderick, who just can't handle this "highest expression of narcissism."

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  10. Geeks OUT Announces Kickstarter For Flame Con, NYC’s First LBGTQ Comic-Con!

    Let's heat up NYC!

    Heck, yes! In a press release today Geeks OUT formally announced their Kickstarter for "Flame Con," a one-day convention and expo celebrating "all things queer and geeky" and set for spring of next year.

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