Get ready to see all these amazing exhibitors at Flame Con this year!
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3 Tailed Fox
3 Tailed Fox is a sibling-team studio producing illustrations, comics and zines, jewelry and small merch artwork. From the colorful and bizarre to the surreal and macabre, you will be sure to find yourself transported into another world, where whether it be dream or nightmare, imagination and mischief go hand in hand.
I am a crafter and T-shirt maker. I will be selling my original t-shirts designs, custom glassware and assorted fandom crafts.
Aimee Fleck is an illustrator and publisher whose work deals with fashion, feminism, and fandom. She runs Bad Influence Press (a fandom publishing imprint), has done work for several Boom! titles, and produces her own books, zines, and merchandise.
AJ is a pan enby living in Raleigh, NC. They want to make the kind of content they want to see in the world.
I'm a graphic designer working in what is essentially advertising so I like to make nice and cute things in my spare time to reconcile that fact. Here are some of those things!
a cartoonist, illustrator, and storyteller currently writing and drawing demon street, a longform fantasy webcomic for all ages.
Joanna Nagy is an independent illustrator from Brooklyn known for her work on the webcomic "Octopus + Bunny". Creating cute art is what she does best.
Alex Woolfson currently lives in the Bay Area where he is writing scripts for his latest story with gay action heroes, the superhero graphic novel series The Young Protectors. He is exhibiting at Flame Con 2017 with The Young Protectors penciler Adam DeKraker.
Comics writer | panel speaker | moderator | Co-founder Alpha Girl Comics. Freelance writer for DC, Vertigo, Marvel, IDW, Valiant, Dynamite. Poison Ivy, Red Sonja, KISS, DMC, Wonder Woman, Ant-Man, Deadpool.
Known for Rocket Girl, Batwoman, Supergirl, Madame Xanadu, and Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Amy will be signing autographs and selling books, prints, and T-shirts.
Ann Xu is an illustrator and cartoonist from San Jose working in Baltimore. Her work focuses on themes of childhood, heritage, and relationships.
Hand printed apparel and accessories by Brooklyn based illustrator Adrien Dacquel
Cute and kitschy accessories for the young and young at heart!
Ashanti Fortson is an illustrator and cartoonist based in Baltimore, MD. They write and draw a queer space fantasy webcomic, Galanthus, as well as short one-shot comics. They contributed to Dirty Diamonds #7: Imagination, and are currently working on comics for various other anthology projects.
I'm a character designer who likes stars and Halloween! Currently based in NY.
Audrey Redpath is a comic writer, creator of the webcomic Symbol (symbolcomic.com) and editor of the Oath Anthology of New Heroes.
Andrea is a cartoonist based in Long Island, New York. She acquired her BFA from the School of Visual Arts and has since been self-publishing her own comics with the help of a handsome feline named Sherlock.
Barbara Perez Marquez
Barbara Perez Marquez writes short stories, comics, and fiction. Her work has been featured in several anthologies and she’s also worked as an editor for books, comics, and zines. She's currently co-creating and writing the webcomic: The Order of Belfry and is happy to talk about lady knights falling in love all day long.
Beau is an animator-illustrator working out of Boston. His hobbies include drawing as much as he can while working fulltime to f*** up the administration. Come talk to him about your favorite movies, trans inclusivity, and beefy boys.
An independent comic creator based out of Manhattan, Ben is the writer of the critically acclaimed graphic novel, Shaman and the new series Heavenly Blues
Biggest Robot Productions
Biggest Robot Productions will be exhibiting our first game, Anthrotari, a coming of age visual novel about growing up as a queer furry on the 90's Internet. Come play the demo!
Bill Roundy is a Brooklyn-based cartoonist, nerd, and alcohol enthusiast. He reviews Brooklyn bars in his comic strip "Bar Scrawl," draws his life in the "Amazing Adventures of Bill" series, and makes comics about monsters.
Billy Merrell is the author of Vanilla, forthcoming from Scholastic Press. He published Talking in the Dark, and co-edited The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities, which received a Lambda Literary Award.
Binglin is a Baltimore-based illustrator and cartoonist who likes to make art that celebrates delicious food, fun character design, and their Chinese-American heritage.
Bis Thornton is an artist based out of Austin, Texas, who makes comics and illustrations that focus on magic, religion, androgyny, and the occult.
Bitmap is a queer trans woman digital illustrator and comic artist. Creator of the gay space future webcomic ashenprincess.com, she is featured in the Other Side and We're Still Here anthologies.
Black-Haired Demon Illustration
I help genre writers tell nontraditional stories in traditional and digital media
Blue Delliquanti is a comic artist based out of Minneapolis. She is the creator of Lambda-nominated webcomic O Human Star, as well as of the graphic novel Meal, coming soon from Iron Circus Comics.
Brett White is a pop culture/comic book journalist (Decider, CBR, MTV) that also draws pictures of sitcom characters in swimsuits or as superheroes.
Brian Olsen Books
Brian Olsen is a science-fiction writer from New York City. He is the author of “The Future Next Door,” and “Multiverse Mashup”. He’s also written a number of short stories in less complicated genres, and writes snarky articles about comics and “Doctor Who” for Geeks Out.
Brooklyn Speculative Fiction Writers
Since 2010, we've been helping writers of speculative fiction get and stay motivated, improve their writing, and get published.
Caitlin is a comic artist and freelance illustrator, based in the Boston area. Though collecting kitschy vintage cat decor is her true passion, most of her time is spent drawing, writing, and crying about video games.
Carey Pietsch is a cartoonist based out of Brooklyn. She's currently working on the artwork for The Adventure Zone: Here There Be Gerblins, and was previously the artist on Mages of Mystralia and Lumberjanes 29-32. Carey makes original comics about magic and empathy.
Cass will be returning with their zine from last year, "Henry VIII is a Fuckboy" along with new material.
Catherine lives in Queens with her two cats and likes to draw ridiculous things.
Cathy G. Johnson
Cathy G. Johnson is a cartoonist and educator from Providence, Rhode Island. She'll be exhibiting her comics, illustration, as well as her educational work Comic Art Ed!
Hand-make geeky cross stitch as jewelry, pillows, wall art, and more!
Chris is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and designer who makes comics and posters about pop music, bad movies, and swapping bodies.
Claudia E Berger
Claudia E Berger is a New York City based cartoonist. She makes comics about mental health, mythology and houseplants while spending too much time thinking about science fiction.
ClexaCon is a media and entertainment convention for LGBTQ women and allies. ClexaCon provides a platform to build community, bringing together a diverse group of LGBTQ fans and content creators from around the world.
Michael Shirey is proud to debut Coffeeshop Blues: a comic about Peyton, a would-be barista trying to figure her life out.
Dan Parent has been a writer and artist on numerous Archie Comics titles for almost 30 years. In 2010 he created Archie Comics’ first openly gay character Kevin Keller, whose solo series won a GLAAD Media Award in 2013.
I am a Brooklyn-based illustrator and mystic who does 2D effects animation for TV and commercials. My work blends my lifetime-loves of zoology, mythology, and magic with my experiences of synesthesia.
I am a local Brooklyn artist with a love for monsters. Come by a chat with me about all things nerdy & Let's draw some skulls today!
The goal of this zine is to create a beautiful, fun collection of illustrations and comics that are also titillating. It is curated by Lena Green (creator of ShipJumper) and Kyle Anderson, both artists/animators working in NYC.
Dortchdesigns/3:05 AM Collaborations
The Pure are yellow-skinned beings who see themselves as a superior race within the nation of Seyns. The Other are nameless blue-skinned slaves who cannot own anything, even clothing, and exist to serve the Pure.
DragonFruit is a dating app for geeks, by geeks. Our unique matching algorithm helps you find likeminded geeks in a friendly and open environment. Cut out the awkwardness by knowing from a glance that the person you're interested in is into the same stuff as you. Find your Player 2!
Dream Crasher is an independent comic book series by Stealing Fire Comics about a group of children who survive a bizarre cataclysmic event. It tells the story of Amalie, who lives alone with a strange beast she calls Creature. She doesn't know what Creature is or where he came from, but she knows that he has her Papa's eyes. Then everything changes one day when Creature brings home something that Amalie hasn't seen in a long time: a living human boy.
I'm a proud new yorker that is loves my city and how diverse it is when it comes to all the different sexual orientation. I specialize in making cute accessories for everyone that needs their daily dose of Kawaii goodness.
E Jackson is a queer trans telling soft stories.
Easton Mountain Retreat
Easton Mountain is an LGBTQ retreat center, offering programming throughout the year, including Nerdvana. We also offer personal retreats and rentals.
Emily Cheeseman is an illustrator and comic artist inspired by a love of stories. She is based in Orlando, FL.
Ethan M. Aldridge
Ethan M. Aldridge is a New York Times Bestselling Illustrator and Author, and the creator of the fantasy webcomic ESTRANGED. He lives in Brooklyn and Florida with his husband and some kind of small wolf
Evan lives in Brooklyn and has been creating and self-publishing fantasy graphic novels since 2006, including Rice Boy and Vattu. He's also illustrated and published editions of the Wizard of Oz and Moby-Dick and done a bunch of other stuff too.
Fabian Lelay, artist known for Jade Street Protection Services, is bringing to you some witchy art books and mini comics for all.
Jo Goforth is a nonbinary stage manager and fledgling comics writer. Their work focuses on queer experiences, neoromanticism, featuring a side of pirates.
Flarken Good Prints
Irreverent photos capturing heroes and icons in humorous and endearing situations through the use of action figures, props and perspective.
Fwee photography created the Sexy Nerd Project which flips the script on sexualizing women in media. He shows men of all types in all the geekdoms for your enjoyment.
Fyodor Pavlov is a freelance illustrator, comic artist and smut peddler. Pavlov’s work can be found in Sherlock Holmes Mystery Magazine,Queerotica: A Comics Anthology, The Other Side Anthology and more. Together with his creative partner and spouse Lewd Alfred Douglas, Pavlov co-directs Dr. Sketchy’s NYC. He is a creator and illustrator of the webcomic Bash Back, and he is currently working on a queer tarot deck.
G Pike Studios
Independent nonbinary artist/author, creator of the comic series "Title Unrelated".
Gamer Girl & Vixen
Flirty and fearless, Gamer Girl & Vixen is the story of two college girls who just want to have fun — and by fun, we of course mean committing felony burglary. But it’s all fun and games until somebody falls in love.
Gaming + Social Justice
Gaming + Social Justice is a social justice organization that brings gamers to together to collaborate on ways to address and fight social injustices in gaming spaces and games themselves.
Gay Breakfast is an artist collective that focuses on illustrations and comics with LGBT+, vintage, and/or cozy food themes.
Gay Geeks of New York, LLC
Gay Geeks of New York, LLC (GGNY) plans and organizes numerous social events for members of the LGBTQ community and their straight allies who are fans of a variety of geeky interests.
GaymerX is the first ever LGBTQ-focused gaming convention (for everyone!).
High quality prosthetics in over 100 skintones. Trans owned business.
Gigahoes is a work place/family mockumentary web series set in the near future about an escort agency, staffed by Sex Robots, called Artificial Intercourse.
Giselle is a New York City based artist who specializes in visual storytelling and comics. She spends her days thinking of comic ideas to do, sketching and drinking too much coffee. She loves Yuri on Ice a lot too so if you love YOI come by and say hi! She'll be having short comics, prints, chains and other small goodies.
Glorious Weirdo creates unique fandom-inspired designs with a focus on LGBTQ+ and feminist themes. We put them on totes, mugs, pins, magnets, necklaces, greeting cards, prints and other fun things.
Greg Fox is the artist/writer of the comic strip "Kyle's Bed & Breakfast", currently syndicated to a variety of LGBT publications across North America, and read widely online.
Greg Lockard is a comic book writer and editor. He produces mini-comics with Tim Fish and Monica Gallagher as Poison Press. He is also editor of the 3 FLOYDS: ALPHA KING series for Image Comics. Greg served on the editorial staff of DC Comics' Vertigo imprint where he worked on The Unwritten, Dial H, Fairest, Sweet Tooth, iZombie and many others.
One psychotic half-alien cyborg with an obsessive vendetta against the alien race with whom all of humanity is at war.
HamletMachine is a queer artist from New York City who draws Starfighter, an adult webcomic that contains graphic sexual visuals, gay romance, sci-fi themes, and a distinct, striking art style that has made it globally popular. She had also recently released a visual novel based on the Starfighter series,Starfighter: Eclipse.
Hannah Fisher is a queer cartoonist and colorist based out of Seattle. She has a passion for independent comics and illustration, and is currently working on an ongoing comic about strong women in space.
Happening Inside is a small Brooklyn based venture giving new life to well-worn comic books. Owner and creator Kita Wheeler takes beloved comics and turns them into fun wallets, handbound journals, and more. Come see everything that’s Happening Inside!
Heads or Tails
The interactive online graphic novel created for the community by the community, about sex, choices, and consequences.
Prints & T-shirts
Hiveworks Comics is a creator-owned comics and graphic novel publisher focused on free to read webcomics. Run by queer creators and featuring the works of many LGBT artists and writers, Hive is a sponsor and creator of many works for the queer community.
Holly Foltz writes and illustrates comics. She is self publishing her series "Unpleasant People" and draws pictures of superheroes in tutus to keep herself sane.
Currently in the NYC area but perpetually transient, Imas Esther is an illustrator who spends her time frantically drawing comics, suffering a quarter-life crisis, and trying (and failing) to not be completely nocturnal. Her comics are a love letter to superheroes, 90s pop culture, puns, and mixed media.
Impulse Group NYC
Impulse Group NYC is a volunteer-based community that facilitates conversation around education and awareness for gay men's sexual health via social events. Come say hi, enter our raffle, get tested, and walk away feeling EMPOWERED to take control of your sexual health.
Wanna be illustrator from Los Angeles, I love drawing cute characters.
Isaac Goodhart is a New York-based comic artist. He got his start in comics after being one of the winners of the 2013 Top Cow talent hunt. His first work was ARTIFACTS issue 3. He is currently working on the ongoing series POSTAL, which started in February 2015.
Isabelle is a French-Canadian artist, co-creator of the ongoing fantasy webcomic Namesake, co-editor of the Valor anthology, and lead editor at Hiveworks.
A collection of trinket and baubles of all shades of geekery
James L. Barry
James L. Barry is an illustrator, comic book and storyboard artist. He will be exhibiting his display of collectible Dinx and Warriors Graphic Novels.
James Tynion IV
Writer of Detective Comics and The Backstagers.
Janet Sung is an illustrator and designer based out of Brooklyn, NY.
Jay Jacques is a queer illustrator and cartoonist specializing in quiet fantasy stories and filthy romances. She has contributed to The Adventure Zine, the Counter/Weight zine, and the Bioware fanzine. You can find her original comics, art, and Yuri on Ice doujinshi on her site.
Cosplayer, costumer and actress Jay Justice has over 70 hand made costumes under her belt, including the variant cover of Marvel Comics A-Force #1. As co-director of LGBTHQ.org, she is an outspoken advocate and activist dedicated to making fandom & comic cons safe, welcoming and inclusive places for all.
Jenn Lantrip Illustration
Jenn draws a fun comic about mercenaries in future deep space. She loves 90s anime, sweets, and YOU. Come visit her for comics, prints, buttons, stickers, and life advice (the last one is free).
Jenn Woodall is an illustrator and comics creator from Toronto. Her comics and zines include Magical Beatdown, GIRLS, Marie + Worrywart and FIGHT! zine. Her work is heavily inspired by magical girls, feminism, girl gangs and neon colours.
Jennie Wood will have the brand new volume of Flutter, volume three, as well as a collected edition of all three volumes. Jennie is the creator of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Flutter, a graphic novel series published by 215 Ink. Jennie is also the author of the YA novel, A Boy Like Me. She is an ongoing contributor to the award-winning, New York Times best-selling FUBAR comic anthologies.
Jeromy Velasco Illustration
Jeromy Velasco is a Los Angeles based illustrator & silkscreen printer who's latest work reflects explorations of queer nightlife culture, mixed with strong influences from mythology & 90's cartoons & animes
JET Comics artist Jeremy Thew, sharing his fan art and original talents in both traditional and digital arts.
Jim Smith has written and illustrated the new book My Super Gay Book of Saints & Holy Days. Part picture book, part celebrity bio, part memoir of growing up gay and Catholic while obsessed with pop culture, My Super Gay Book of Saints & Holy Days is a celebration of the artists and icons who have inspired him.
jo-robo is a queer robot dating sim game developer who enjoys drinking tea and meeting new friends! Get ready to play through some cute queer robot dates!
After premiering issue 1 of our new comic, Saturn's Call, at Flame Con 2 Joe Corallo and Robby Barrett are back with the second issue and lots of other cute things!
Johnny Wander is the creative duo of Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota. Their team-up has produced the critically praised autobio series by the same name and the award winning Lucky Penny (available from Oni Press.)
Joseph works with pencils, ink and marker to bring his subject to life. He specializes in pin-ups and is currently working on his first graphic novel. Joseph will be selling prints, original art and a book featuring his series of beefcake pin-ups.
Joshua Daniel "The Noir Guy"
Joshua Daniel "Thenoirguy" likes to make a lot of different comics. He’s had his webcomic, Dime-Store Noir, for over 4 years, and has had work in 10 anthologies and zines. He’s selling noir comics, queer romance comics, and journalistic comics. He also makes boardgames and has a Patreon.
i'm James Bond in the octagon with two razors. a New York 20-something. i make them comic books, maaayne.
New York based illustrator interested in skeletons. Attending Pratt Institute.
Julia does illustration and comics. Visit her table for fun and cute stories about humans and sometimes birds.
Julia Reck is an illustrator, colorist and cover artist based in Seattle. She likes to draw flowers, pretty people, and superheroes in street clothes.
Writer/Artist of graphic novel 12 days and comic food essay series Sporks! June Kim will showcase her new food comics, original illustrations as well as fan arts.
Just Yaoi is for published works by US yaoi creators.
Justin Hall is the creator of Hard to Swallow, True Travel Tales, and Glamazonia, and the editor of the Eisner-nominated and Lambda-winning No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics. His work has appeared in the Houghton Miflin Best American Comics, Best Erotic Comics, QU33R, and the SF Bay Guardian.
Kara is a freelance write and artist with webcomics called "Mr.Hare & Mr.Bear" and "Brooke St.". She's been a part of some successful Kickstarters like "They Have Issues" and "[super]Natural Attraction".
Kate Leth is a writer and artist, best known for Marvel's Patsy Walker AKA Hellcat.
Kate Sheridan is a cartoonist and illustrator working out of Queens, NY. She makes comics about girls who like girls, magic, and adventure.
Katy Farina is a queer comic artist and illustrator. She's done work with Boom! Studios, Oni Press, and Z2 Publishing. She's currently the main series artist on the Steven Universe comic series as well as the main colourist of the Rick & Morty comic series and mini-series Rick & Morty: Pocket Like You Stole It!
My name is Kristy, and I am a visual storyteller. With a pencil in my hand, I give an existing idea a chance at being real.
Freelance illustrator who has an interest for drawing and capturing the intrinsic nature of people and animals.
Keezy Young is a freelance illustrator and comic artist based in the Pacific Northwest, just outside of Seattle, Washington. She draws and writes her own comics, including Taproot, and most recently an ongoing fantasy webcomic called Yellow Hearts. Other projects she has been involved in include the Beyond Anthology, the Dream Cluster Anthology, Bring Down the Sky, and Flush Fatale.
Kendra lives in Brooklyn with her one-eyed cat and is an illustrator, comic artist, colorist, and half-orc fighter (level 4).
Kerin Cunningham is an illustrator from Long Island, NY. When she's not creating colorful art she's geeking out over space or napping on your couch.
Kevin Jay Stanton
I'm a freelance illustrator with a green thumb and penchant for creating more work than one person can handle. I'll be selling some copies of Burl & Fur and various assorted floral goods!
Kevin Wada is a watercolor cover artist for Marvel, DC, Valiant, Image, and more. He'll next be seen as the ongoing cover artist for Iceman.
Kid Riot! is an inclusive webcomic set in NJ/NY available to read free at kidriotcomics.com or for sale on Comixology!
We are a new tabletop game design and production company, focused on creating a diverse set of fun and addicting games. We will be selling copies of our first game, Alkemia: Destiny's Recipe, and demoing our second game.
KnitSpinQuilt sells small bags and beaded items with a geeky bent to fundraise for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières
Kori Michele Handwerker
Kori Michele is a cartoonist from Maine who specializes in watercolors and happy queer romance. They'll be selling art prints, original comics, weird zines, on-site watercolor commissions, and queer and feminist comic anthologies they've contributed to, including the one they co-edited: The Other Side Anthology of Queer Paranormal Romance.
Kris Louie is a genderqueer asian-american multi-disciplinary artist living in Brooklyn. a graphic designer by day, they lend their spare time to pop culture, activism, illustration, and combinations of the three.
An artist for marvel comics
黒沢４６ (Kurozawa Shiro), rockaholic Taiwanese New Yorker; daytime academic comic analyst/researcher and night time illustrator/fanartist. Loves DC, Marvel, and IDW, dedicated supporter of #GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend and #TillTheEndOfTheLine. Come join the party and let’s share our stucky love together!!
Let Me Be Frank
Frank is a fun and energetic artist from Queens. He works mostly with photoshop and his trusty cintiq, but also loves pencils and copic markers. He's looking forward to showing off his work and meeting as many of you cool people as he can!
Lewd Qs is the perfect way to have hilarious talks with anyone. With tons of conversation prompts, an easy to use interface, and some funky background music, Lewd Qs is the best conversational companion for any dinner party, night out, or first date.
LGBT HQ & Skin Tight USA events
LGBT HQ & Skin Tight USA events create interactive programming and events for comic cons. Our organization works with local, national, and international groups to curate educational and empowering programming for the LGBTQIA, diversity and supporting communities.
Liam Donnelly is a Long Island-based illustrator and comic book creator. He likes Lois Lane, roller derby, and Courtney Love. He will be selling prints of cute queer couples and a comic about a very sad boy.
Life and Times of Tony D
The Life and Times of Tony D is a series of comics by Esther Hui and David Fabricant examining the lives, loves, and friendships of the diverse queer characters who make up the dodgeball league at the Tony D center in downtown NYC.
Little Cove Creations
Little Cove Creations consists of handmade Chainmail Jewelry and Accessories. Renaissance jewelry with a modern twist!
Little White Bird
Ellen Lindner is the author of the Ignatz-nominated graphic novel The Black Feather Falls, out now from Soaring Penguin. Ellen is also the editor of The Strumpet, a zine celebrating comics by women and women-identifying comics artists.
NYC based illustrator Lucky Sanford draws inspiration from pop culture, comic books, & cartoons but with a salacious twist. Lookout for prints & pinups, stickers, buttons, & more featuring bright, bold illustrations, sexy superheroes, and just the right amount of wrong.
I'm just an illustrator who loves to focus on color, shapes and historic influence into my art. As a person though, I like playing video games, watching B grade movies and eating tomatoes
Magdalene Visaggio is the writer of Kim & Kim, Quantum Teens Are Go, Sex/Death/Revolution, and probably other stuff.
Magical Boy Basil
Undercover teenage magicians battle monsters to maintain the balance of the universe. Need we say more? How about "cute boys who hold hands."
Mar Julia is a comic artist and illustrator currently living in Providence, RI.
Margins Publishing (Dates! An Anthology of Queer Historical Fiction, Vampire Emmy & the Garbage Girl) creates and publishes works about and by people of underrepresented identities. The first volume of Dates was a huge success, and we're excited to be publishing Volume 2 in summer 2017!
Masami Kiyono is a comic artist and storyteller originally from the California Bay Area. She received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts and was the recipient of the SVA Alumni Sequential Art Award, 2016. Her current project, HAPPA, is a nine-part graphic novel about a mixed race girl who has to fight off her literal demons.
Max Wittert is a New York-based illustrator, cartoonist, and stand-up comic, best known for his comic "Jean & Scott".
I’m an amateur crafter using laser cutting (read: SCIENCE) to make fandom-themed chatckies out of acrylic and wood. I make earrings, necklaces, key chains, and have the potential to make much more!
Michi is a freelance illustrator and part time woodland deity , creating illustrations that focus on colors, flowers, and a ton of intricate patterns and a bit of fashion thrown in there as well, through artbooks, prints and stickers galore!
Ace Lo is a mixed queer american, and they will be bringing art, crafts, and zines!
Molly Brooks is a freelance illustrator and comics-maker in Brooklyn by way of Nashville. At this very moment she is probably eating jelly beans and DEFINITELY drinking tea. Her superhero/romcom Power Ballad is currently being serialized on Webtoons.com
NY artist, pursuing dual degrees in electronic arts and game design. Owls are great! Selling original prints, stickers, and charms.
Natalie Padberg Bartoo Art
Natalie Padberg Bartoo is an artist and illustrator living in Baltimore and pursuing a degree in illustration. She is selling her own art and zines that highlight her favorite queer characters.
Comic artist and illustrator, I write and draw Snarlbear and Space Battle Lunchtime.
Check, Please! follows Eric Bittle—former Georgia junior figure skating champion, vlogger extraordinaire, and amateur pâtissier—who is starting his freshman year playing hockey at the prestigious Samwell University.
Nick Eliopulos is an author, illustrator, and narrative designer living in Brooklyn. His debut novel, The Adventurers Guild, co-authored with Zack Loran Clark, will be published by Disney-Hyperion in October 2017.
Nicky Soh is a comic artist who has works published with Boom! Studios and Image Comics. Currently, he is the creator of the ongoing series, RockMaryRock, an all ages story where a young teen girl accidentally awakens a legendary rock guitarist from the 60s.
Nicole is a Brooklyn based illustrator, comic maker, and graphic designer. She will be published in Volume 2 of Dates! An Anthology of Queer Historical Fiction.
Night Owl Designs
Handmade jewelry and housewares inspired by pop culture icons and cult oddities
Nika is a DC-based artist and writer whose work is inspired by Japanese shoujo. She is a lover of fantasy, adventure, and romance, and will be selling original prints and comics. Come by and say hi!
Writes and draws Broadside, a pirate webcomic starring queer lady-pirates and a Caribbean goddess. Recently was published in the second volume of Dates, the queer historical comics anthology.
Northwest Press has been publishing a wide range of LGBT-inclusive graphic novels, collections, and comics since its founding in 2010. Books from the publisher have earned Lambda Literary Awards, Bisexual Book Awards, Ignatz Awards, and other accolades.
One Geek to Craft Them All
One Geek to Craft Them All is a maker inspired by; movies, books, history, and more to make, jewelry for you and your knitting. The shop also makes bags using geeky inspired fabric.
Online SOS provides free, direct services to individuals experiencing online harassment.
Open Sorcery Games
Open Sorcery is a text-based game about technology, magic and becoming a person. It follows the development of an elemental firewall. A creature of intertwined magic and code.
Passiflora is a complementary queer duo of sci-fi and fantasy inspired artists. Exploring identity through cyborgs and plants, they'll be selling prints, comics, and zines of original art and their favorite characters.
Jeff Thomas is a bird dad who likes to draw animals, drag queens and Pokémon.
Pop Culture Place
The Dirty Old Lady is the purveyor of hand made clothing and other interesting items under the DOLLDesigns and Cloakmaker labels, as well as the creator of a yaoi graphic novel based on the webcomic "RomeoXJulien". And then there's the Provincetown, Massachusetts gathering called Nauticon.
Prism Comics is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization supporting LGBTQ comics, creators and readers.
Priya's a comic artist and illustrator. She makes a comic called Mana.
Fibercraft and print goods by @Proprietous
quinn milton is an artist, writer, zinester, and larp organizer based in Brooklyn, NY. Ze makes work about a million things including mental illness, gender, horror, oneiromancy, costumes, and all things queer. Ze is a creator of Even Horizon Larp.
Jenny Q. is an illustrator and quirky gal from Brooklyn who loves to doodle her fun-sized adventures across the globe and beyond with her alter-ego, the Magenta Menace; spreading love and letting everyone know The Lesbians Are Coming.
R Fandom has clothing for a geeky lifestyle. We unveil new designs at almost every show, so stop by and see what's new.
Rage Gear Studios
Rage Gear Studios incorporates elements of pop and geek culture to create dynamic art that transcends its origins.
Rebecca Mock is a NYC-based comic book artist and illustrator. In addition to her first two published graphic novels, "Compass South" and "Knife's Edge", she is self-publishing queer romantic comics and art.
Hey everyone! I am a lesbian jeweler/artist from Cleveland. The majority of my product consists of chainmail and scalemail jewelry and accessories but I also make the occasional high end piece on commission.
Rel is an NJ-based cartoonist who likes writing stories about witches and stories that make people laugh.
Pixelated landscapes and animated sprites are a major (if not the main) inspiration of Retromode.
I am a freelance illustrator based in New Jersey. I write and draw comics about gay space boys and post-apocalyptic boyfriends.
Robin Billadeau is a comic artist whose work has been featured on ZEAL and the Our Fair City Podcast, and the We're Still Here Anthology for Stacked Deck Press. She makes short comics about queer people dealing with the gaping holes in their hearts, usually in space.
Robin Scott is an artist, illustrator, graphic designer, community organizer, transgender woman, part-time witch, radical optimist, utopian socialist, comic book fan, gamer, and a huge geek. She is selling copies of her Urban Tarot Deck at FlameCon, and giving free readings to cool people who stop by her table. More of her work can be found at RobinScottArt.com.
Rosalarian, aka Megan Rose Gedris, has been making queer comics for 15 years. She makes a lot of smut.
Sam Neukirch is an illustrator from the middle of Long Island. She's got sketchbooks, some parody zines, buttons, prints, and other stuff with her art on it.
Heyo! The names Sam, and I'll be selling loads of cute trinkets, prints and more of some trendy shows and comics. Feel free to stop by as well for an on spot commission!
Sara Eileen Hames
Sara Eileen Hames makes art about landscapes and monsters. Her past projects have explored crustaceans pretending to be islands, the coastline of Maine, national parks, outer space, living flowers, and the rock star status of dinosaurs.
Sara Goetter is a cartoonist currently based in Austin, TX. She draws a lot of cute all-ages comics that everyone can enjoy.
Sarah is a Cleveland based painter and crafter known for her bright and playful designs. Illustrator, zine maker, and Pokemon trainer, she's a huge fan of cats and video games.
Science Fiction Continuum
We sell discounted manga including - Yuri and Yaoi, and artbooks, and Doctor Who and gaming hats, packs, and accessories.
Currently living in DC, Scott is always pushing his technique further with no end in sight. This is Scott's second Flamecon exhibiting with his take on all things in geekdom.
Scott William Simmons
Just your run of the mill T-shirt and jeans type of guy (who likes to go barefoot whenever possible). Painter, illustrator and author of The Gwerin Series.
I am the Creative Director for Scout Comics exhibiting our line of books, created by various talented individuals.
Senia Hardwick is an MFA candidate at Queens Collehe and will be tabling with their zines. They wrote largely on history, the erotic, trashiness, Rasputin, monsters, and aesthetics but also A E S T H E T I C S.
Serafín is a Latinx nonbinary femme space prince who draws a bit, cries a lot and is destined to live with five cats. This is their first year tabling at a convention where they will be displaying and selling both original and fandom inspired pieces.
Creator of Princess Love Pon and other cute works!
Simon Graves is an author of horror, science fiction, and fantasy centered on LGBT characters and themes. He's currently working on producing his first short film based on one of his stories.
Sister Claire is a fantasy comic about nuns and witches by wife-wife duo Yamino and Ash.
Stan Stanley will be selling print collections of her two latest ongoing comics, The Hazards of Love and Abernathy Square, as well as ‘zines and assorted trinkets. She’s queer, Mexican, and is a bit of a walking cartoon herself.
Soda Pop Studios
A group of badass girls who are best friends and love to draw. We craft, make prints,charms, and stickers! Also we do comics and zines that you'll no doubt have a blast looking at or reading. We try to be serious, but half the time we end up just fangirling, so please if anything come check us out!
Sorry Mom Comix
Sorry Mom Comix is a one-trans-man zine & alternative comics imprint, specializing in the finest handmade books about outsiderism, identity, and feeling irrationally guilty about everything.
Spaz Out Loud
Spaz Out Loud is an illustrator, costume maker, and special effects makeup artist. She currently is working freelance and has a self published comic out called Elicit Behaviour.
Stef Masciandaro is a New York based queer artist. Born and raised on Long Island, bouncing in and out of Manhattan. Specializing in cover art, poster art, silkscreen designs, and wearing the color red.
Stephanie Hovden is a queer comic artist who is passionate about media geared toward children and YA. They focus on writing stories about girls, women and the LGBTQIA community often featuring animal sidekicks. They will be debuting SportsLove: A YOI/Oofuri Fanzine as well as selling their original comics and zines.
Steve has worked on VIRGIL (IGN's Best Graphic Novel of 2015), the Eisner Nominated Outlaw Territory, New York Times Best Seller Batman and Robin Eternal and the GLAAD Media Award Nominated Midnighter.
Striped Swipers: When Booty Calls
I've always been big into video games since I was a kid, so as my graduating thesis I finally started making one. I'll be showing a demo of my game "Striped Swipers: When Booty Calls", a point-and-click adventure featuring a trio of burglars just trying to get some booty...pirate booty that is.
NYC-based writer/illustrator Timothy Bush, showing small prints, comics, sketchbook compilations, and children's books. This is Tim’s first time tabling at a con. He is friendly, but startles easily so approach carefully, ideally with food.
Queer, PoC, strong women, & dis/ability-centered indie comics. From slice-of-life to superhero and everything in between. Home of Open Road: The Polyamory Romance and Adventure Anthology.
Sunmi is a queer Korean-American illustrator & zinemaker from the Bay Area of California. They work with risograph, silkscreen, and ceramics to create vessels that hold and murmur emotionally candid stories about queer hopes, fears, and love.
I'm a freelance illustrator displaying my massive variety of artwork through pins, stickers, and posters.
Composer and performer of epic music for epic games, films and more
Tee "Vixen" Franklin
Tee Franklin's voice in comics has been loud when it comes to the lack of representation in comics, which led her to create several "diverse" #BlackComicsMonth panels at NYCC. Now writing comics of her own, Franklin hopes to change the game with her unique voice and show that inclusion is needed in comics.
Not Drunk Enough by Tessa Stone - A quick repair at a huge corporate lab during a late night shift should not have sent Logan into a hellish landscape fraught with monsters, but it looks like Lady Luck decided to give him the middle finger. Logan would like to give one back.
The Arts of Victory
Victoria is an illustration/comic/and storyboard artist in the NYC area. Lots of cute men will be appearing at flamecon along with a sneak peek of my new comic Wayfinder!
The Trevor Project
Founded in 1998 by the creators of the Academy Award®-winning short film TREVOR, The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24
The Yam Fam
The Yam Fam (Emily Forster, Eric Arroyo, and Kou Chen) creates queer sci-fi, fantasy, and slice-of-life comics, with dashes of delicious food and giant robots baked in. Together they've edited Boy, I Love You, a gay romance comics anthology inspired by the Boys' Love genre.
Tim Fish is a Boston-based comic book writer and artist. His work has been published by Marvel, Vertigo, Oni, and he most recently concluded a run on Lionforge’s officially licensed comic series SAVED BY THE BELL. Though perhaps best known for his gay themed series CAVALCADE OF BOYS.
TopatoCo has merch from all the best indie artists, games, and podcasts.
Trungles is a comic book artist living and working out of Minnesota.
Two Gargoyles Comics
A rainbow of comics across a variety of genres! Writer Michael McAdam teams up with artists to bring you comics, art and more– different enough to entertain!
Vintage Robot designs and hand crafts Robot apparel and accessories for humans.
Wayward Raven Media
Wayward Raven Media publishes comic books, prose, children's books and webcomics. We also create art, t-shirts and happily do commissions.
I'm a Graphic Designer and an Illustrator who draws stuff.
Afro Latina and random skill enthusiast, Yesenia is a freelance illustrator/designer with a specialty in product design. When she’s not making toys for babies, her pastimes include indulging in really silly dating sims and playing with her photogenic ass dog Divo. Catch her on the interwebs!
Zach Brunner is a gay comic book illustrator. He will be selling copies of "Plague", a historical fantasy series set during the bubonic plague. He will also be selling various prints, such as several images from his genderbending series.
Concept Artist at Sideshow Collectibles. Creator, writer and Illustrator for Tales of the Black Devil.
A big gay zombie boy who loves superheroes, monsters, and gays in space. I co-write and co-draw the superhero webcomic Switch!