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Category Archives: events
In preparation for our panel at GeekGirlCon – (Not So) Strange Appetites: Women and the Horror Fandom – here’s a bit of reading for you. What better way to spend your lunch break than immersing yourself in, say, an analysis of … Continue reading
It’s almost time again for Seattle’s GeekGirlCon. This is our fourth year attending the convention and will mark the third time one or more of our staffers will be participating as panelists. Basically, GeekGirlCon has played a big part in helping us develop Geekquality. … Continue reading
Although we didn’t attend nearly as many panels as we did at previous year’s GeekGirlCon, we still covered a pretty broad swath of programming and thought we’d share some highlights with you. Tanya’s recap: Deconstructing the Mary Sue Panelists: Amber … Continue reading
Another GeekGirlCon has come and gone, and this time it was nice to visit the city of Seattle in October, when the air is cool and the trees are wearing their autumn finery. It was my second time at the … Continue reading
New York Comic Con 2013 is mecca for cosplayers, and as always, there were some stunning examples of fandom on display this year. Thousands of fans turned out as some interpretation of their favorite characters, from first timers to professional … Continue reading
In the mass of programming at this year’s NYCC, I was able to make it to a couple of panels aiming to discuss diversity and representation in comics. (There weren’t that many such panels to choose from, unfortunately, as has … Continue reading
A reminder that Denver Comic Con is just around the corner, this coming weekend of May 31-June 2nd. Rick, one of our Staff Writers, will be part of a couple of panel discussions at the convention: 1pm, Saturday, June 1: The Boy … Continue reading
A few Saturdays ago, the biggest name in comic books brought another universe to life. Stan “The Man” Lee, best known for his and Jack Kirby’s creation of the modern Marvel universe, has hitched his label, POW! Entertainment, to frequent collaborator … Continue reading
GeekGirlCon is over, yet we still can’t stop thinking and talking about it. As we’ve mentioned before, the idea for this very site emerged at the first GeekGirlCon, last October. Going to Seattle this year not just to attend the … Continue reading
We’re just a day away from converging for Geek Girl Con. I am looking forward to meeting up with my fellow staffers – Alice Marie, Rick, Lois, and Jen – in Seattle. We send much love and kisses to Elyse, … Continue reading
Full, sad faced disclosure: Geekquality staffers aren’t able to make it to San Diego Comic-Con this year. Given that several of our staffers are in the process of moving or starting grad school, as well as saving our pennies for … Continue reading
Last Saturday night, Geekquality’s San Francisco crew (Alice Marie, Rick G and I) went to Writers With Drinks, a monthly reading series hosted by Charlie Jane Anders (io9.com, author of Choir Boy). This isn’t your tempered event at a neighborhood … Continue reading