June 5 – 7 , 2015 at The Hilton Anatole Dallas

A-Kon 24 Cosplay Skits

A-Kon 24 Cosplay Skits

06/08/13

              Here are the cosplay skits from the cosplay contest at A-Kon 24. From MEK

A-Kon Bean Count Contest!

A-Kon Bean Count Contest!

05/16/13

Can you guess the actual number of “how many people will be at A-Kon 24″? Last year we had 21985 and we’re looking to grow even bigger and better.

Review of Frank Bramlett’s “Linguistics and the Study of Comics”

Bramlett, Frank, ed.  Linguistics and the Study of Comics.  New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2012.  xiv + 310 pp.  $85.00.  Hardback.  ISBN 978-0-230-36282-6. The basic purpose of this edited volume is best stated in the editor’s “Introduction.”  Namely  that this is “a book for anybody who wants to know more about how language and comics go together.  It begins...

A-Kon Reviews

A-Kon Reviews

08/12/12

A-Kon is now doing reviews of some of your favorite anime, manga, books, and movies in our Blog section, The Good, The Bad, the WTF!?

The A-Kon Staff

The A-Kon Staff

07/08/12

Need assistance? A-Kon can be a fantastic experienc with much to do and see, but problems can certainly bring your fun factor down a notch or two. A-Kon staffs volunteers, however, they are not all-knowing, all-seeing gods (although they try!)

By Way of Introduction

By Way of Introduction

07/08/12

Hi there. I used to run Special Programs for A-Kon, but now I do other stuff. Mainly, my work is in making A-Kon awesome. Now I head up the social media efforts on Facebook and Twitter and such, and try to get info out to folks who ask questions. I also run the Fandom and Neomedia Studies (FANS) Conference. It’s a new effort we’re making to...