One year ago this weekend, WICOMICON rose from the ashes of Universal FanCon and saved the day for hundreds of vendors, guests, and attendees who were making their way to Baltimore. On this episode of Hard NOC Life, Keith reunites Uraeus, one of the organizers of the event, to reminisce about what went in to pulling off a convention with one-week’s notice.
Tranquil Ashes here again! Sorry it’s been so long but A LOT has transpired — for instance… this Universal FanCon catastrophe. If you don’t know about it, here is the “short” version. Universal FanCon is an inclusive, fan funded, multi-fandom … Continue reading What About the Creators: Universal FanCon
The Nerds of Color, Black Heroes Matter, New Release Wednesday, and theblerdgurl, in association with André Robinson of Carbon-Fibre Media and Elijah Kelley of the Be A Boss App, are pleased to announce the opening of WICOMICON 2018, a one-day pop-up convention featuring comics creators, cosplayers, artists, music, and more!
Well, yesterday was a bit of a day. Full disclosure: NOC was an “affiliate” of FanCon and I was listed as an “advisor.” What that means is that I attached my name and rep to this event because I believed in its mission.
We are only a couple weeks away from Universal FanCon! We are also less than a month from the premiere of Solo: A Star Wars Story in May. So we figured: why not combine the two and give away some cool Solo merch at FanCon?
Late last week, I received a mysterious package from Disney. When I opened it, it was like Christmas all over again! Thanks to the fine folks at Disney, we received a slew of merchandise from the upcoming Black Panther film. And as promised, we’re going to be giving some of them away!
In exactly one year from now, fans from all over the country will be gathering by the Inner Harbor of Baltimore, Maryland to celebrate their diverse fandoms at the first ever Universal FanCon. And for a limited time, you can get early bird weekend passes for the convention, which go on sale today!