Thousands Of Gay Geeks Unite At Flame Con, New York’s First LGBT Comic Con

Screen Shot 2015-06-15 at 7.42.12 PMMore than 2,000 people attended the inaugural Flame Con, New York’s first LGBT-focused comic con on Saturday, making it the biggest of its kind in the U.S.

Our friends at Geeks Out produced the daylong event, held at the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, where gay, bi, trans and ally pop-culture lovers pored over a plethora of comics, games, art, clothes and more.

The queer con phenomenon is only a few years old—the best known is Bent Con in Los Angeles—but it’s a trend that only seems to be growing, drawing fans and talent alike. (Flame con welcomed both legendary Wonder Woman artist Phil Jimenez and Midnighter writer Steve Orlando.)

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