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World’s Largest LGBTQ Comic Con Announces Flame Con Five & Return to Times Square

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The Press Release:
Flame Con, created by the LGBTQ non-profit Geeks OUT, is announcing its fifth annual comic con on Saturday and Sunday, August 17-18. After another record year of over 7,000 attendees in 2018, Flame Con will be returning to the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel. Featuring hundreds of creators exhibiting queer-positive comics, arts, crafts, clothes and entertainment, Flame Con is open to all ages and will be free for all youths 21 years of age and under on Sunday, August 18.

“We are excited to be returning to Times Square for our fifth anniversary year. The amount of support we received after our move to Manhattan was overwhelming and we can’t wait to debut even more surprises with our anniversary,” said Steve Gianaca, Vice President of Geeks OUT and Flame Con Chair. “Flame Con means so much to us and to our community, we are constantly growing and excited to be bringing this back for another year.”

Every year, Flame Con has debuted a new Flamie created by Terry Blas (Dead Weight). This year, Flame Con and Geeks OUT are excited for its Flamie family expansion, debuting Butch Flamie and a Neuro-Diverse Flamie with their service dog, Sparkie.
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Steve Orlando Debuts Flame Con Exclusive and Special Guests Return to Flame Con

The Press Release:
Flame Con, created by the LGBTQ non-profit Geeks OUT, reveals a cover variant of CRUDE #1, the first issue of Steve Orlando’s (Supergirl) Creator Owned series of 2018.

“Flame Con is a vital event for the geek and queer communities, one of my favorite shows of the year and a powerful, joyous event,” said Orlando. “Doing a Flame Con Exclusive Variant of my only Creator Owned release of 2018, is an exciting chance to donate to Flame Con with each issue sold and support a much-needed celebration of queer geek culture.”

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In conjunction with Skybound Entertainment, a limited series of the variant cover will be available for $30, with partial proceeds being donated to Geeks OUT. Orlando will also be debuting his latest take on comics with an original scriptbook for a never before published story, The Liberator. 100 copies will be available for purchase this weekend.
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Flame Con @ New York Marriott at The Brooklyn Bridge

Created and presented by Geeks Out; Flame Con is entering its third year. It is a two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo showcasing creators and celebrities from all corners of LGBTQ geek fandom. It features thoughtful discussions, exclusive performances, screenings, costumes, and more! Geeks of all types are invited to attend and celebrate the diversity and creativity of queer geekdom and LGBTQ contributions to pop culture. More about this year’s event can be learned on the Official Flame Con website linked HERE

Flame Con @ New York Marriott at The Brooklyn Bridge

Created and presented by Geeks Out; Flame Con is entering its third year. It is a two-day comics, arts, and entertainment expo showcasing creators and celebrities from all corners of LGBTQ geek fandom. It features thoughtful discussions, exclusive performances, screenings, costumes, and more! Geeks of all types are invited to attend and celebrate the diversity and creativity of queer geekdom and LGBTQ contributions to pop culture. More about this year’s event can be learned on the Official Flame Con website linked HERE