Albuquerque Comic Con

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Date: January 11-14

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Cost: $30-20/day or $60/3 day pass

We usually try to avoid TriCon conventions, however, when Gates McFadden is guesting you have got to attend as Dr. Beverly Crusher!

Cosplays: Dr. Beverly and Wesley Crusher from Star Trek Next Generation

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Date: February 2nd

Location: Coppell, TX

Cost: $25 movie pass

This is @skyberry13‘s favorite franchise so we are attending the movie release in theaters. Hopefully we will have our cosplays done in time!

Cosplays: Hiccup & Astrid from How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

ClexaCon

Date: April 5-9

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Cost: $150/3 day pass

Our favorite queer women in media convention is happening again in Las Vegas, NV! We will be cosplay guests again giving the panel Exploring Gender Through Cosplay and judging the cosplay contest!

Cosplays: The White Canary & Nissa from Arrow and Legends of Tomorrow,

Spinnerella & Netossa from She-Ra

Carmilla & Laura from The Carmilla Movie

SabakuCon

Date: May 11-13

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Cost: $35/online or $50/at the door

A convention where all fandoms are welcome, while focused on anime and gaming, this con is open to furries and comic book geeks as well as any other fandom you can think of nerds can convene with all other geeks! This anime convention is the largest one in New Mexico, boasting: maid cafes, a cosplay contest, internationally recognized cosplay guests, cosplay photography workshops, and body paint seminars.

Cosplays: Jim & Claire from Trollhunters

Moriarty Mini-Con

Date: August 3rd

Location: Moriarty, NM

Cost: $10 at the door

This mini one day comic convention put on by local cosplayers is in it’s third year. This convention listens and caters to its fan base, drawing lots of local cosplayers, artists and writers. Though it still has room for improvement in programming and entertainment it gets better every year. Here’s hoping they continue to build upon their well run cosplay masquerade and comic trivia!

Cosplays: TBD

BuboniCon

Date: August 23-25th

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Cost: $35/weekend pass

We have been wanting to attend Albuquerque’s literary science fiction convention for years. Since one of our members is a writer, this is going to be a treat! We cannot wait to report on our experiences!

Cosplays: 13th Doctor from Doctor Who

Anime Sekai

Date: September 20-22

Location: Abilene, TX

Cost: $20/3day pass

This is a new stop for us this year. Our college town recently got their very first Anime convention so we are going to check it out and report back!

Cosplays: TBD

ConJikan

Date: November/December

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Cost: $40/weekend pass

This anime convention is run by the local university, UNM. It features interactive panels and activities for every weeboo including cosplay chess. The cosplay contest is always an event and not to be missed. The amazing winter cosplays sported at this convention are what set it apart from all other anime conventions in the area.

Cosplays: Krem from Dragon Age Inquisition

These appearances and cosplays are subject to change, but if anyone knows what conventions Jodie Whittaker is showing up at let us know because we will be there!