Behold our 2016 Comicpalooza BINGO card

We’re less than a week away from Houston’s largest comic culture convention, and Fanspeak Files is as prepared as ever with this year’s edition of our Convention BINGO card. Last year we premiered this project at Comicpalooza and had a blast searching the grounds and keeping up with your pursuits on Twitter. We plan to keep the ball rolling this year, fandom friends, so be sure to save … Continue reading Behold our 2016 Comicpalooza BINGO card

‘ThinkGeek’ Stores Coming to Houston

As fans of countless TV shows, films, movies, books, and videogames, it’s easy to get lost in the sea of fandom memorabilia that has appeared online in the past five years or so. Sure, there’s always been a geek-led community that created and sold handmade gifts, and studios have taken advantage of entertainment merchandise for years, but there’s one online store in particular that has, … Continue reading ‘ThinkGeek’ Stores Coming to Houston

Comicpalooza Reviewza

What a weekend! Another Comicpalooza has come and gone, leaving your humble writers at Fanspeak Files with unforgettable memories and hearts longing for next year. Bekah and I have been attending the convention for several years now, and it is always such a pleasure seeing the positive growth and expansion of the event. Speaking of expansion, construction was in full swing at the George R. … Continue reading Comicpalooza Reviewza

Cosplay Dreamin’

Every year, Houston’s grand comic book and culture convention, Comicpalooza, creeps up on me. Sure, I order my passes and book my hotel as soon as possible, but about a week before the event I always regret not developing a cosplay. No matter how many notes on costumes and ideas I take the year before, another convention goes by without any sort of costume-play attempt. … Continue reading Cosplay Dreamin’

Fan Jams

Comicpalooza is almost upon us! Get hyped for this weekend by listening to songs that celebrate fandoms of all kinds. If you’re into comics, sci-fi, hobbits, steampunk, superheros, or even dinosaurs, there’s a song just for you. Whether you are road tripping to Houston, perfecting your cosplay, or prepping for your portfolio review, we hope this playlist sets the mood for all of your exciting … Continue reading Fan Jams

And Bingo is Our Game-O

Fellow fans, May is here and the city of Houston is buzzing with anticipation as we’re only a week out from Comicpalooza! Here at Fanspeak Files, Bekah and I mark our calendars months in advance and await the weekend with bated breath. Giant lego statues? Check! Cool cosplay? Check! Fantastic celebrity guests, informative panels, and inspiring artists? Triple check! We expect nothing less for 2015, … Continue reading And Bingo is Our Game-O