Oh wow, it’s NYCC time again! I can’t wait to see all your beautiful New York faces and share some high fives for friendship.
Here’s where you can find me!
Thursday, October 8th
She Made Me Do It: Fangirls Lead the Way, 8pm room 1B03
As the demographics of the industry continue to change, this Panel focuses on the impact of female Fans (not female creators) and how they are changing comics from the ground up in surprising and positive ways. More than ever, their grassroots efforts can be seen everywhere from comic shops and conventions and from cosplay to social media.
Friday, October 9th
New York TimesOUT Presents Gay Geek Culture, 4pm room 1A01
We’re talking about gay geek culture in Novels, Broadway, Cosplay, TV, and the internet. Come and join in the conversation with me, novelist Damon Suede (Bad Idea), Broadway performer Paul McGill (Spider-Man: TOTD), Cosplayer Tony Ray, Actor Andy Mientus (Pied Piper on “The Flash”), Photographer/Producer Judy Stephens (Marvel Entertainment), and moderator Jude Biersdorfer. Presented by The New York TimesOUT.
Post-Gay Geek Culture Meet-Up, 5:15pm room 1E03
If you want to chat with me or any of the other panelists from the gay geek culture panel, come on by!
Co-Ed Geek Girl Slumber Party, 9:30pm at The Striker, 123 E 24th St.
Lorraine Cink (Marvel’s The Watcher, Hero Complex) is hosting a Co-ed Geek Girl Slumber Party – NYCC style! Boys welcome! This new variety show embraces all that is pop culture, comic books, geekery, niche internet fandom, and a healthy dose of feminist positivity! So put on your jammies and get ready for 7 minutes in heaven as we gossip, read fanfic, sing-a-long to nerdy jams, and play games with your favorite geek personalities! With me, Charles Soule (Comic Writer Lando & Uncanny Inhumans) Margaret Stohl (YA Writer, Black Widow: Forever Red) Michael Hartney (30 Rock) Kirk Damato (Buzzfeed), Megan Sass (NBC Diversity) & a special SURPRISE guest! Get your ticket now for $10!
Saturday, October 10th
Women in Geek Media – The Sequel!, 2:45pm room 1A01
The follow-up to last year’s wildly successful Panel! With the explosion of social & digital media, women & minorities have become a strong voice on the web, but there’s work still to be done. Maybe you love all things geek and want to make it your livelihood – but aren’t sure how to break in. Some of the most successful women in geek media weigh in on the challenges they’ve faced and offer advice on how to overcome obstacles, build a personal brand that resonates & a career doing what you love.
Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy Signing, 4pm at Quirk Books booth #2236
Do you want me to sign your copy of Fangirl’s Guide? Do you want to get a copy of Fangirl’s Guide and have me sign it? Do you want a free poster or button? Do you just want to have some good chats? Come by the booth and let’s hang!
That’s it, babes! See you there!