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Denver Comic-Con 2016, Part 3: The Final Day

by xdustineflxon 29/06/2016
After two very packed days at the 2016 Denver Comic-Con, we decided that the last day would be more relaxing and we would spend it mostly walking the ‘Con floor. We had a couple photo-ops lined up, but we’d still have plenty of time before and after to enjoy everything. We started with exploring the […]

Denver Comic-Con 2016, Part 2: Photo-Ops and Panels

by xdustineflxon 28/06/2016
ADDENDUM: In part one, I forgot to mention that I ran into Frank Beddor, who had a table set up at the convention. You might remember Frank from my review of his book, Hatter Madigan. Frank has always been nice, and was very grateful for the book review. Now, onto Day 2! ******************** For those of […]

Homespun Heroes of Cosplay – Belfast Film and Comic Con May 2016

by trekkiemarkon 02/06/2016
Cosplay as a hobby has gone from strength to strength the world over in the past decade but has recently began to take hold as a major way of life for many people in Belfast, Northern Ireland. With the likes of MCM and Showmasters bringing conventions to the four corners of the UK and Ireland […]

A Review of Stoke-Con-Trent April 2016

by Chrison 18/04/2016
Now in its fourth year, Stoke-Con-Trent is a relative newcomer to the Convention scene.  Over the past four years though, they have gone on to attract some big name guests.  This years line up included Patricia Tallman, Garret Wang and Claudia Christian but to name a few. A small team from Geek Pride went along […]

Are Merchandise Stalls at Conventions a Con?

by Chrison 09/04/2016
Recently, I was chatting to a few friends about which conventions we had been to over the past few years and which we were looking forward to.  As is usual the conversation then moved on to the stalls at cons. We all unanimously agreed that they can be a massive rip off.  One example cited […]

A Preview of Stoke CON Trent

by Chrison 24/02/2016
Convention season is fast approaching.  That means a veritable plethora of conventions, fests and other assorted geekery to sink your teeth into.  We here at Geek Pride will endeavour to visit many of these cons to bring you the low down on them.  Everything from the biggest mega Expo’s to the smallest local conventions.  If […]

Geek Pride Lets its Inner Monster out at Demoncon9

by Farleighkinson 16/02/2015
It all started 4 and a half years ago in a coffee shop in Maidstone, Kent. Graham Beadle, a local comic shop owner and a group of artist friends decided to get together and hold a sketch day for a few people. 100 people came through the doors of the coffee shop that day, they […]

Who Should I Cosplay As???

by Laura Maieron 13/08/2014
  There’s been a trend recently, in various Facebook communities, for posts like this: They are numerous. They are irritating. But, they are understandable. Although it is infuriating to have your newsfeed clogged up with the faces of people you’ve never met and probably never will, it is a valid question. Let’s face it, despite […]

Geek Pride Poetry Corner – Post Con Blues

by Matt Gearyon 27/05/2014
I have been known to dabble in poetry once in a while, when the mood takes me, and after this weekend at MCM London; the mood did take me. Met a lot of cool people, had an amazing time and now I’m back in Manchester on my own (worlds smallest violin), I got some serious […]