AwesomeCon 2017

When Tales of the Con was still just an idea being diagrammed on a whiteboard in the Chief’s living room, I remember my name being jokingly scribbled next to the phrase “18+ panels.” The joke, however, was based on a story that came from my first 18+ panel during my very first convention the year before. […]

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Florida Game Night w/ Samantha

The head of our Florida division Samantha (aka @queenbeeoftotc) attended Game Night at Venom’s Back Room Bar & Grill. She wrote in about her experience.   Let me start off by saying I had no idea what to expect out of game night, considering it was hosted at a bar (Venoms back room bar and grill) that’s infamous […]

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Other side of the mic – A submission

Kris Swett attended the recording our podcast with Gerimi Burleigh at Phoenix Comicon.  He used our Submit page to send along this write-up and photos he took. Thank you so much Kris!   Tales of the Con Podcast: The other side of the mic Submitted by Kris Swett Tales of the Con (TotC), This small pirate […]

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Article: When Nerdy Gets Dirty

Our Washington DC correspondent David wrote in about 18+ panels, Nerdlesque shows, and the sexy & empowered side of Comic-con culture.   When Nerdy Gets Dirty      Three years ago I attended my first comic convention and, thankfully, had certain aspects of my worldview entirely obliterated. For one, I become acutely aware that nerds, geeks, […]

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9 LIVES #1 REVIEW – Modesto Con

Out of all of the things that I find particularly enjoyable about going to any con is the fact that when it comes down to it, no amount of preparation can really get you completely ready for one. As an example: It’s pretty much impossible to be 100% familiar with all of the guests booked […]

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PhxCC 2016 – A tale of the con

Yo, this article contains spoilers for The Lion King. At some point on Saturday, I don’t remember when, the Phoenix Convention center turned into a massive blur around me. Do you remember that scene from The Lion King where Scar is dangling Mufasa over the cliff, and he’s all spouting off his rhetoric about the […]

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