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Questions tagged [conventions]

For questions about science fiction or fantasy conventions, which are organized gatherings of fans. Examples include the World Science Fiction Convention (WorldCon) and Comic-Con International.

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How many years in advance does the Worldcon vote on the next host city?

At the World Science Fiction Convention each year (it's in San Jose for 2018), there is traditionally voting by the convention members to determine which city will host the convention in the future. ...
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What went down at the July 1974 Comic Art Con?

I was recently rereading "The Unconventional ComiCon Costumer", an interview with Angelique Trouvere, a famous costumer for conventions. She mentions "some very unsavory stuff went down at the July ...
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Why are there so many science fiction conventions in California?

It seems like there are a disproportionate amount of science fiction conventions in the state of California compared to the rest of the United States. Comic-Con, Wonder-Con and the Anime Expo are ...
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How should I prepare for my first convention? [closed]

I'll be going to my first convention this August, a Star Trek convention in Las Vegas. My wife got me and my daughter (a huge sci-fi fan) gold passes for the whole thing, and I'm looking for advice ...