Prism Comics, the nonprofit championing LGBTQ+ visibility, diversity and inclusion in comics, graphic novels and popular media, presents Q Con – Southern California’s newest LGBTQ+ comic con (https://www.prismcomics.org/q-con) on Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10 am to 5 pm at Fiesta Hall in Plummer Park, 1166 North Vista Street, West Hollywood, CA.
Q Con will celebrate the amazing diversity of LGBTQ+ comics, games and popular media today and feature creators from indie comics to major publishers. Meet creators, get autographs and sketches, and mix with other comics fans. Q Con is family friendly and free to the public, providing pre-teens through adults with the opportunity to find a wide variety of comics and graphic novels affirming LGBTQ+ representation at one exciting, colorful event. Cosplay is encouraged. Enter the Q Con Costume Contest for fun and prizes!
Q Con is supported by a grant from the City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division as part of
the City’s WeHo Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival (May 22 – June 30). More info at weho.org/pride and @wehoarts
Prism Comics thanks our Community Sponsors: Los Angeles Film School – lafilm.edu
Tapas – tapas.io
TOKYOPOP – tokyopop.com
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 Booher (Rain; Killer Queens); Dave Davenport (Feral and The Ghost Skater); A.C. 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); M.K. 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 (W.O.O.F. 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);
Malissa White (Nightmare); Yaoi Revolution; and others to be announced.
WHAT: Q Con – A Comic Convention Celebrating LGBTQ+ Comics and Graphic Novels
WHEN: Saturday, June 18, 2022 from 10 am to 5 pm
WHERE: Fiesta Hall at Plummer Park, 1166 N Vista Street, West Hollywood, CA 90046
Register in advance on Eventbrite or free tickets at the door
ABOUT PRISM COMICS: Prism Comics is a nonprofit championing LGBTQ+ visibility, diversity and inclusion in comic books, graphic novels and popular media. Founded in 2003, Prism Comics has become “LGBTQ+ Comics Central” at San Diego Comic Con, WonderCon Anaheim, Los Angeles Comic Con, other conventions and online providing a safe, welcoming community for LGBTQ+ and LGBTQ+ friendly comics creators, readers, librarians, educators and families. Prism has helped foster many comics creators who have become major voices in comics and graphic novels. For more information please visit prismcomics.org and @prismcomics