Flame Con

Drag King Flamie and Tween Flamie on top of an image of the Sheraton Times Square with a purple overlay. White text of "Flame Con", and below that "Created by Geeks OUT"

The world’s largest and longest-running LGBTQIA+ comics and pop culture convention returns August 12 & 13, 2023, at the Times Square Sheraton in New York City.

For more information, please visit flamecon.org or follow us on social media for up-to-date Flame Con news.

Book your hotel room for the event at special rates, available here on an exclusive basis.

FIRE BALL : After Party

Flamie stands with sunglasses on and arm pointing out to the side next to the text "The Fireball: The Official Flame Con After Party."

Join Geeks OUT for Fire Ball: The Official Flame Con After Party!

The night will feature geek-themed drag, burlesque, boylesque, dancing, prizes and more. Come in your favorite queer cosplay or nerdy attire!

Doors open at 7pm, performances start at 8pm. And, while the party ends at 11pm, the dancing continues until close!

This is a 21+ event.

After Party Location and Hours

Location:

Industry – A gay bar located at 355 West 52nd Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues)

Hours:

Saturday August 12th: 7pm – 11pm

Mask wearing is strongly encouraged. And if you plan to drink, please do so responsibly.

Visit www.flamecon.org/fire-ball/ for more details!

Flame Con

Drag King Flamie and Tween Flamie on top of an image of the Sheraton Times Square with a purple overlay. White text of "Flame Con", and below that "Created by Geeks OUT"

The world’s largest and longest-running LGBTQIA+ comics and pop culture convention returns August 12 & 13, 2023, at the Times Square Sheraton in New York City.

For more information, please visit flamecon.org or follow us on social media for up-to-date Flame Con news.

Book your hotel room for the event at special rates, available here on an exclusive basis.

Flame Cast – E14 – Josh Trujillo

In a new episode of the Flame Cast, Kevin chats with Josh Trujillo (@losthiskeysman) the writer, editor, and comic book creator (who’ll be at Flame Con this year) who’s behind Aaron Fisher-Captain America, the Hulking & Wiccan Infinity Comic, and so much more. They talk about the importance of queer friendships. They also talk about his inspirations, where and how he connects with his community, and what he’s getting Down & Nerdy with in pop culture.

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You can find out more on his website: www.joshtrujillo.com/

Flame Cast – E8 – Rage Gear Studios

It’s the return of the Flame Cast, our celebration of past, present, and future Flame Con guests. Join Kevin in a conversation with Eric & Ray with Rage Gear Studios (@ragegearstudios) as we get to know their influences and what they get Down & Nerdy with in pop culture. You can find out more at: www.ragegearstudios.com

Flame Con 2022

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Back in Person!

Geeks OUT is thrilled to announce that we will be hosting Flame Con, Saturday, August 20 – Sunday, August 21, 2022, hosted at the Times Square Sheraton in NYC.

Flame Con Retrospective w/ James Tynion IV

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In our final celebration of the 300th episode the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin sits down with the prolific writer, James Tynion IV, as they reflect on the very first Flame Con in 2015. They discuss the many books James has worked on in the 7 years since, how the industry has changed, and what projects he has on the horizon.

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*Podcast is available now, video premieres on YouTube (3/11) at 2:30pm.

Flame Con Retrospective w/ Kevin Wada

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

We’re celebrating the Geeks OUT Podcast’s 300th episode with a look back at the first Flame Con back in 2015 with host Kevin and the hotly in-demand artist, Kevin Wada. They look back at that first year, reflect on how things have changed for both Kevin and the Industry, and discuss some of the projects that he has coming up.

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*Podcast is available now, video premieres on YouTube (3/10) at 2:30pm.

Flame Con Retrospective w/ South Street Art Mart

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In the continued celebration of 300 episodes of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin sits down with Nicole and Nicole from the South Street Art Mart, a queer indy art market located in Philly. They reflect on being there at the first Flame Con (2015) under a different entity, how things have changed for them in the past 7 years, and discuss why they come back to Flame Con year after year.

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*Podcast is available now, video premieres on YouTube (3/9) at 2:30pm.

Flame Con Retrospect w/ Hazel Newlevant

The Geeks OUT Podcast

Opinions, reviews, incisive discussions of queer geek ideas in pop culture, and the particularly cutting brand of shade that you can only get from a couple of queer geeks all in highly digestible weekly doses.

In this celebration of 300 episodes of the Geeks OUT Podcast, Kevin sits down with Hazel Newlevant, for a look back at the first year of Flame Con (2015) while discussing their work, favorite memories from that inaugural event, and how things have changed for them and the industry in the past 7 years.

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*Podcast is available now, video premieres on YouTube (3/8) at 8:30pm.