Southern California’s newest LGBTQ+ comic convention will be taking place in West Hollywood on June 18th2022, and not only does it feature a lineup of exciting creators who are scheduled to appear, the event will be free to attend!
“Q Con – A Comic Convention Celebrating LGBTQ+ Comics and Graphic Novels” will take place from 10:00 am through 5:00 pm. The event will be located at Fiesta Hall at Plummer Park. You can either register in advance through Eventbrite, or simply obtain your free tickets at the door.
In addition to meeting creators and mixing with other comics fans, cosplay is encouraging and the Q Con Costume Contest promises not only fun but also prizes!
Q Con debuts summer 2022
Q Con is part of the City of West Hollywood’s WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival, which is currently underway, taking place from May 22nd2022 through June 30th. Q Con is supported by a grant from the City’s Arts Division, as well as Community Sponsors including the Los Angeles Film School, Tapas, and TOKYOPOP.
Here’s the list of creators who are scheduled to appear:
SCHEDULED TO APPEAR: Marc Andreyko (manhunter; Batwoman); Tara Madison Avery (We’re Still Here; publisher, Stacked Deck Press); Bearded Shirts; CAPS – Comic Art Professional Society; David Boher (Rain; Killer Queens); Dave Davenport (Feral and The Ghost Skater); AC Esguerra (Eighty Days); Richard Fairgray (Blastosaurus, Haunted Hill); Jack Foster (Gun); Sina Grace (Iceman, Rockstar And Softboy); Huntees; Ed Luce (Wuvable Oaf); Steve MacIsaac (Unpacking); Knave Murdock (Transcat); MK Palmer (Meraki); Mike Pingel (Channel Surfing: Charlie’s Angels; Channel Surfing: Wonder Woman); Kayden Phoenix (A La Brava, Jalisco); Prism Comics; Qweerty Gamers; Brad Rader (Bob’s Burgers, Batman: The Animated Series); David Reddish (The Passion of Sergius & Bacchus); Max Spragovsky (WOOF Galaxy); Stacked Deck Press; TOKYOPOP; William O. Tyler (Theater of Terror); Shannon Watters (Lumberjanes, Hollow); Michael Varrati (The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula, Midnight Mass with Peaches Christ & Michael Varrati); Melissa White (Nightmare); Yaoi Revolution; and others to be announced.
According to the official press release from Prism, the event will be in compliance with City of West Hollywood COVID safety protocols, which include presenting proof of vaccination and may include the a mask wearing requirement.
Coming June 18th
For any additional details you might need to know about Q Con, you can check out the Prism Comics website.
Will you be attending Q Con on June 18th in WeHo? Do you recognize any of your favorite creators among the guests scheduled to appear?
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