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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 Hebard is a queer illustrator and fan based out of Raleigh, NC. They will be selling prints, buttons, and stickers, as well as taking commissions throughout the con. Please come by and talk to them about homestuck!
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!
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.
Ann Xu is an illustrator and cartoonist from San Jose working in Baltimore. Her work focuses on themes of childhood, heritage, and relationships.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Catherine lives in Queens with her two cats and likes to draw ridiculous things.
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.
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.
Emily Cheeseman is an illustrator and comic artist inspired by a love of stories. She is based in Orlando, FL.
Erin is a story artist at WB animation and is basically in love with Harley Quinn.
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.
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.
Gay Breakfast is an artist collective that focuses on illustrations and comics with LGBT+, vintage, and/or cozy food themes.
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.
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.
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
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.
Wanna be illustrator from Los Angeles, I love drawing cute characters.
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.
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 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
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!
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 Giampietro is a New York based Illustrator focusing on superheroes and comics. Joseph works with pencils, ink and marker to bring his subjects 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. For commissions please contact him at [email protected]
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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!
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.
Little Cove Creations
Little Cove Creations consists of handmade Chainmail Jewelry and Accessories. Renaissance jewelry with a modern twist!
Lohkay is a queer artist and creator of In Passing, a comic for those who like to venture on the darker side of the tracks. She hails from the Bay Area of California and when she is not glued to her cintiq, she enjoys collecting art books and stories.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Donner sings songs about cats, games, and unicorns.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 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.
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.
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!
A big gay zombie boy who loves superheroes, monsters, and gays in space. I co-write and co-draw the superhero webcomic Switch!