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24 Brasil – Awesome Con Co-Founder Ben Penrod Discusses The Con

ABC 7 – Awesome Con convention brings movie and pop culture fans together in D.C.

Alternative Mindz – Awesome Con 2019 Recap

Black Nerd Girls – AwesomeCon 2019 Showed That The Geek Culture Is The Only Culture

Brightest Young Things – Awesome Con Photos 2019

DCW50 – DCW50’s ‘Take Too Podcast’ Host Interviews Ron Brister Co Creator Of Awesome Con

DCW50 – Washington’s CW’s Fabulous Friday Photos at Awesome Con 2019

DCW50 – Washington’s CW’s Sassy Saturday Photos at Awesome Con 2019

Den of Geek – Inside Awesome Con and Its Fan First Approach

Dragon Blogger – Star Trek Actors Steal the Spotlight at Washington, D.C. Awesome-Con

Fandom Spotlite – RIVERDALE Panel (KJ Apa, Cole Sprouse) – Awesome Con 2019

Fandom Spotlite – Star Trek: The Next Generation Panel — Awesome Con 2019

Fandom Spotlite – The Office Panel — Awesome Con 2019

Fandom Spotlite – The Princess Bride Panel — Awesome Con 2019

Fandom Spotlite – Weird Science Reunion Panel – Awesome Con 2019

Geek Insider – Awesome Con 2019: The Mid-Atlantic’s Biggest Con Continues to Grow

Kid Friendly DC – Awesome Con, DC’s Own Comic Con, Expands Its Family-Friendly Awesome Con Jr. Event!

Metro Weekly – The Pride of Awesome Con: 14 LGBTQ Artists on why Pride Alley Matters

Metro Weekly – Editor’s Picks: Filmest DC, Hump!, Awesome Con, Alan Cumming and more

Metro Weekly – The Pride Of Awesome Con

Nerd Alert News – Awesome Con 2019 geeks out our nation’s capital

Nerds and Beyond – ‘Awesome Con’ and the Importance of Experiencing Mainstream Conventions

On Tap Magazine – Awesome Con 2019


Region 99 – Awesome Con: Plus Ultra!!! – Friday Edition

So Many Shows – So… How Awesome Was Awesome Con 2019?


The Georgetowner – Awesome Con Lives Up to Its Name (photos)

The Pop Break – Awesome Con 2019: Everything Was Truly Awesome

The Roarbots – Awesome Con Keeps Growing, Keeps Getting Bigger, Better, and More Inclusive

THERCWRSHOW – Awesome Con 2019 Sting Q&A Panel on Historic Career & More! Enjoy! (Audio Only) | The RCWR Show

TV Over Mind – Awesome Con Returns With a Bang to the Nation’s Capital

Washington Blade – Awesome Con returns next weekend with plenty of queer content

Washington Blade – PHOTOS: 2019 Awesome Con

Washington Blade – The Pride of Awesome Con: 14 LGBTQ Artists on why Pride Alley matters

Washington Post – Awesome Con is back with wall-to-wall celebrities, gaming and comic book fun

Woven By Words – Awesome Con 2019

WTOP – 7th annual Awesome Con proves that ‘geek culture’ is now mainstream

WTOP – Atlas Brew Works brews beer for Awesome Con

WTOP – Awesome Con: A welcoming kingdom of comics, cosplay, authors and artists

WTOP – ‘Star Trek’ steals the spotlight at DC’s Awesome Con

WUSA9 – Awesome Con held at Washington Convention Center

Yahoo Finance – Best-Selling Author Max Brooks And Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense Provide A ‘Very Graphic History’ Of Germ Warfare

You Don’t Read Comics – Awesome Con 2019


All Games – Awesome Con Gallery

Asianage – Cosplay artists congregate in numbers at Awesome Con

AXS – Celebs at Awesome Con

Baltimore Post Examiner – Awesome Con Draws Diverse Crowd

Bleeding Cool – Awesome Con Friday Cosplay

Bleeding Cool – Awesome Con Saturday Cosplay

Bleeding Cool – From Iron Spider to a Flaming Ghost Rider – a Cosplay Gallery from Awesome Con in Washington, DC

Brightest Young Things – Photos: Awesome Con 2018

Capital News Service – Washington’s Awesome Con celebrates geek culture – John Boyega Has Met With Marvel About Potentially Playing a Superhero – Smallville Panel

Comics DC – Awesome Con Sunday Photos

Convention Scene – Future Con  – Fans Swarm Awesome Con Three-Day Event Dressed as Superheroes and Action Stars in Celebration of ‘Geek Culture’

DC – 80 Years of Superman

DC Refined – Our Favorite Cosplays from Day One of Awesome Con

DC Refined – Our Favorite Cosplays from Day Two of Awesome Con

DCW50 – DCW50’s Awesome Con Multimedia Diary

DCW50 – Awesome Con Photos 

Fandom Spotlight – Awesome Con Cosplay Gallery – John Boyega is a Giant Nerd, And That’s Why We Love Him – Michael Rooker talks Marvel, Merle, and Makeup from Future Con

Jedi News – Awesome Con Star Wars Panel

Library of Congress – 80 Years of Superman

Live Science – Discover the Science of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Black Panther’ at Future Con

Metro Weekly – Gamers Unite: DC Gaymers and Geeks OUT to gather during this weekend’s Awesome Con

Metro Weekly – Awesome Con LGBT Pics

Movers & Shakers Unlimited – AWESOME CON & Smithsonian Present FUTURE CON

NBC Washington – The Awesome Costumes at DC’s Awesome Con

NBC Washington – Awesome Con Kicks Off at DC Convention Center

Pop Culture Uncovered – Awesome Con & Smithsonian Present Future Con

PoPVille – Awesome Con Returns to D.C. This Weekend – The Beer Connection

Pro Wrestling Sheet – New Day Dressed In Black Panther Cosplay At A Convention

Red Carpet Crash – Review: Awesome Con in Washington, D.C.

Rogers Revue – Awesome Con returns to Washington DC Easter weekend

Sci Fi Bites – Awesome Con Returns with queer content

Scoop – Awesome Con in photos

Smithsonian – Science Behind Awesome Con

Smithsonian – Future Con

So Many Shows – Awesome Con Photo Gallery – Discover the Science of ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Black Panther’ at Future Con

SyFy Wire – Awesome Con panel discusses the pros and cons of the Stars Wars multimedia empire

Teachable Mommy – 5 Reasons you need to go to Awesome Con

The Georgetowner – Dressing up for Awesome Con – This Year’s Awesome Con Runs Deep – Awesome Con Day 2 – Awesome Con 2018 – Boy Meets World stars reunited at Awesome Con

TV Over Mind – Awesome Con Highlights

Voice of America – Washington Event Celebrates All Things Pop Culture

Washington Blade – Awesome Con Photos

WJLA – Awesome Con brings big crowds and colorful costumes to Washington Convention Center

WJLA “Good Morning Washington” – Superheroes take over D.C. at Awesome Con

WTOP – ‘Boy Meets World,’ ‘Star Wars’ casts feel the wrath of DC’s Awesome Con

WTOP – Photos: Awesome Con 2018