Here are some pictures from last year’s Div Con, over 47 exhibitors and 400+ attendees!

DSC_0237 Keynote address by Vivek Tiwary. FIT Grad and exhibitor Karina Kirsanova. DSC_0036 Some students horsing around with Zorikh Lequidre. DSC_0038 Comic creator Indira Jiananan. DSC_0070 Artist Stan Chou. Micheline Hess talking to some fans. DSC_0089 Matt Kelly, writer of Highlander. Cartoonist and FIT grad, Emily Ree. DSC_0775 Epik Comix from the Philippines! DSC_0134 Comics diversity advocate Heather Antos registering. DSC_0206 Students checking out the exhibitors. DSC_0276 Batman aka Ron Milon, FIT Chief Diversity Officer, without whom this wouldn’t have happened. DSC_0339 Drawn To Diversity Exhibit from Alfred University. DSC_0352 Fans chat with HenchGirl creator, Kristen Gudsnuk. DSC_0357 The 2018 FIT Div Con student volunteers! DSC_0360 Cosplayers come in all shapes, colors and sizes! Students checking out the FIT Illustration MFA program. DSC_0445 Micheline Hess, Trevor Von Eeden, Janice Chiang and Vivek Tiwary.

DSC_0473 Epik Comix artist Jim Jimenez drawing. DSC_0477 Cartoonist Kathleen Kralowec. DC artist Lynne Yoshii. DSC_0497 Arists/writers Mel Hioki and Stan Chou. A panel with Larry Hama and Dean Haspiel. DSC_0587 Cosplayers! DSC_0628 Some FIT press. DSC_0711 Brazil is in the house! Batman artist Trevor Von Eeden with faculty and fans. DSC_0742 Betty & Veronica art director and FIT grad, Jena Kane! DSC_0757 Artist James Rodriguez. 44028210_10156481526106147_668987361610170368_n Heather Antos, Sasha Matthews (14 years old), Jim Salicrup and Heidi MacDonald. Photo by Scott Matthews DSC_0782 Our tiniest fan. DSC_0792 Joe Corallo from ComicMix! 43829058_10156480676606147_6837644860728541184_o Chibi artist Hon Bun Leung! DSC_0828 Regine Sawyer, Women in Comics Collective Int’l.DSC_0184 Exhibitors watching the Cosplay Pageant. DSC_0858(1) The Cosplay Pageant emceed by Lora Nicolas (front left)