NYCC 2013: Cosplay and Coercion

Sewing, crafting, and painting are all challenges the average cosplayer will face on their road to a Con or event. However, for many cosplayers, the stress goes far past the accuracy and quality of their costume. Harassment has been an issue at conventions for quite some time now, with female cosplayers bearing the brunt of […]

NYCC 2013: Artist Alley with Katie Cook, Greg Pak, Adam Hughes and more!

Artist Alley is a place where creators are able to have one-on-one time with fans and collectors to meet, chat and sign merchandise. At New York Comic Con, the Artist Alley is a its own entity, separated by a long hallway before opening up to a room filled with the people who created your favorite […]

NYCC 2013: Walking Through the Showfloor

Did you miss this year’s NYCC? Don’t worry, you don’t need to feel out of the loop as we walk you through the convention’s showfloor. It’s like actually being there, without the crowds and sweaty cosplayers. This year, Archie Comic’s NYCC booth promoted its new zombie series “Afterlife with Archie” as Marvel got the crowd pumped with […]

Skylanders SWAP Force Takes over Times Square

In celebration of its upcoming launch of Skylanders SWAP Force  on October 13th, 2013, Activision   brought the world of Skylands to life for one special day in Times Square and invited fans to participate in the “SWAPtoberfest” event. Kids who visited Times Square on Thurday had the chance to be among the very first to play the game before it’s available at retail […]

NYCC 2013: Must-See Events and Panels

NYCC 2013 is this week and you’re  probably wondering what panels to attend, events to visit, or booths to check out. Don’t worry, we got it covered! ART SHOW CELEBRATES A DECADE OF THE WALKING DEAD    It may be hard to believe, but The Walking Dead is celebrating its 10 year anniversary at Comic […]

Kabooooom & Curicon Want to Send You to NYCC!

Curicon? What’s Curicon, you ask? Curicon is the new social network for collectors of nerd and pop culture. Boasting a growing library of collectibles, the site provides features which are desperately needed by online collectors. Simple collection management and a social community platform connect collectors by their interests all around the world. You can follow the Curicon […]

Guide to NYCC Day Three: Anime/Manga

Guide to NYCC Day Three: Anime/Manga

New York Anime Festival is right around the corner and with it comes crowds, chaos and the ever present con crud. This year, Kabooooom will be right in the thick of things covering as many panels, Q&As and random happenings as possible. Of course, you’ll need a guide to get help you spend your time […]