NICE CON 2016

Today I went to NICE Con, an annual comic con held each year in Bedford, UK. It was my second time attending the event, but my first time at the Bedford Corn Exchange (where the con was held) as last year, some last-minute changes meant that the con took place in the Bedford Rugby Club…

LONDON FILM AND COMIC CON 2016

Last weekend I attended Showmasters’ 2016 LFCC show, and wanted to do a quick write-up on some of my thoughts on it! I arrived at the venue (Kensington Olympia) with a friend at around 11 a.m., and as the show had opened at 9, there was no queue and we were able to go straight…

COMIC CON HORROR STORIES

So the results are in, and it seems like you all want me to talk about comic con horror stories I’ve experienced throughout the years…oh dear. Instead of just listing a whole bunch of weird/crappy things that have happened throughout my years as a con attendee, I thought I’d use this as more of a…

TOP 10 MISTAKES THAT NEW CON ORGANISERS MAKE

So you’ve been around the con scene for a while and now you want to organise your own convention? Perhaps there’s a new TV show or book that you really want to base a convention around? Or perhaps your town has just opened up a new events hall, and you want to utilise the space?…

HOW TO AVOID THE DREADED CON FLU

Con flu, con crud, post-con ickiness…it goes by many names, but they all mean just one thing: you’ve been to a comic con, and now you’re sick. Ugh. Despite this site’s title, we here at Comic Con Fever do not advocate the dreaded con flu, and whilst we can’t really help you now (apart from…

TOP 10 TIPS FOR FIRST-TIME COSPLAYERS

Cosplaying–the process of dressing up as a character from pop culture–can be an amazingly fun pursuit, a great hobby to heighten any comic con experience and help you discover new friends who love the same things as you! But cosplaying for the first time can be a slightly daunting task, so here’s a few tips to…

23 UNMISSABLE PANELS FOR CREATORS AT ECCC 2016

Emerald City Comic Con runs from April 7-April 10 this year, and whilst there’s going to be a huge amount of things to see and do at the con, I think it’s important to check out the following unmissable panels at this year’s show if you work or aspire to work the comics industry: 1. Getting…