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  1. Our Very Favorite Moments And Cosplay From CoastCon 2015

    One of the Gulf Coast's longest running conventions, CoastCon, is a volunteer-run organization with a focus on community in fandom that's been around for more than 35 years. Many of the attendees at CoastCon have been faithfully coming out for years, and that makes this con feel vastly different from, say, a Wizard World convention.

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  2. What Indiana’s Laws And GenCon’s Response Means For All Of Us

    Corporations are people. It’s what is called ‘legal fiction,’ a conceit that somehow we’ve all been signed on to without having a say in the matter. Of course corporations are not real people, but are allowed to act as such under certain circumstances, warping law, capitalism, and democracy in the process. They have rights without responsibilities, free speech but far more political power than a citizen. It’s a bit like giving a four year old a chainsaw.

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  3. Gen Con Responds to Indiana Passing “Religious Freedom” Bill, Moving Ahead With Discussions to Leave the State

    What Would Leslie Knope Do?

    After Indiana passed a heinous "Religious Freedom" Bill yesterday allowing business owners to deny same-sex couples service, Gen Con CEO and founder Adrian Swartout issued a letter to Con attendees promising that "discussions, whether to remain in Indy or move elsewhere, have begun" in light of the hateful new law.

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  4. David Tennant Helps a Fan Get a Date, Talks His Favorite Part of Being the Doctor, Is the Greatest

    The man who makes people everything better.

    David Tennant recorded this adorable video to help a fan ask a girl out at Wizard World Comic Con, because that's just the kind of guy he is. She said yes, because how could you say no to that face?

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  5. Vote Now For The Winner Of The Mary Sue and Calgary Expo’s Ultimate Cosplay Contest!

    SO. MUCH. TALENT.

    You've submitted your entries for The Mary Sue and Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo's Ultimate Cosplay Contest, and the finalists have been chosen! And whoa are they ever amazing!

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. [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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  10. 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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