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We’re Back for a 10th Year!

The Flame Con team is thrilled to welcome you back for year 10, this August 17th and 18th at the Times Square Sheraton in New York City.

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Flame Con Welcomes Sarah Myer

Comic Artist, Writer, and Colorist Sarah Myer (They/Them) is an Eisner and L.A. Times Book Prize nominated author of the graphic memoir Monstrous: A Transracial Adoption Story (First Second Books). Sarah is currently the illustrator and cover artist of several comic issues of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Saturday Morning Adventures, and was previously the colorist of TMNT vs Street Fighter and TMNT: Saturday Morning Adventures comics. An avid convention attendee since 1999, Sarah has constructed and worn over 50 cosplay costumes and enjoys cooking, weight lifting, and spending time with their cat Loki when they are not creating comics.

Flame Con Welcomes ND Stevenson

ND Stevenson is the award-winning, bestselling author and illustrator of Nimona, The Fire Never Goes Out, and the upcoming Scarlet Morning, as well as the co-creator of Lumberjanes and the showrunner for the Netflix series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

Agent Wednesday at Fireball 2024

Agent Wednesday, nicknamed “The Siren of Silly” is a NYC based burlesque performer and illustrator. She’s doesn’t have any official accolades (yet) but one time she had diarrhea on the set of the tv show Gotham which is basically kind of like an accolade.

Matzah Belle Soup at Fireball 2024

Matzah Belle Soup is THE campy kosher queen of NYC. She’s a Pokemon expert, lover of all things Doctor Who, and pickle connoisseur. You can find her at any local gayme night losing at Smash Ultimate, but watch out as she’s a beast on the Mario Party board. Get ready to drink up all of this delicious soup!

Flame Con Welcomes JP Karliak

JP Karliak is the voice of Morph (X-Men ’97), Green Goblin (Spidey and His Amazing Friends), the Joker (Suicide Squad Kill the Justice League), N. Tropy (Crash Bandicoot), Kozo Fuyutsuki and Boss Baby (both Netflix). He advocates for LGBTQIA+ voice talent as founder of Queer Vox and gets out the vote as co-founder of NerdsVote.

Flame Con Welcomes Kris Anka

Kris is best known as a Lead Character designer on Spider-Man Across the Spider-verse, as well as a designer on My Adventures With Superman, but you may also remember him as a comic artist on titles like The White Trees at Image Comics, as well as Runaways, Uncanny X-men, Star-Lord, and Captain Marvel over at Marvel Comics.

The Fireball After Party Returns!

The Fireball returns to Industry Bar on Saturday Night, August 17. The party will be hosted by RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 16’s Megami! The Fireball is a 21+ celebration of queer geek culture featuring drag, burlesque, dancing and all the queer joy you can handle. Get your tickets today!

Flame Con Welcomes Molly Knox Ostertag

Molly Knox Ostertag is the acclaimed ABA Indies and New York Times bestselling graphic novel author-illustrator of The Deep Dark, The Girl from the Sea, and the Witch Boy trilogy: The Witch Boy, The Hidden Witch, and The Midwinter Witch, as well as a writer for animation. A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, Molly was featured in the Forbes 30 under 30 Media list in 2020. She’s married to fellow writer and artist ND Stevenson, and they live in Los Angeles with two cats and a very cuddly dog.

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August 17 & 18, 2024

Saturday: 12pm – 8pm

Sunday: 12pm – 6pm