The DPCC Blog

Welcome to The Denver Pop Culture Con Blog, here you'll find the latest news, announcements and information about the con, including tips and recommendations for both experts and newcomers alike.

We’ll be posting here frequently with new information and announcements, but remember that we also make almost all of our announcements on our social media channels. Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, and subscribe to our e-mail alerts, so you don’t miss a thing. Have an idea for a blog post? We want to hear it. Send ideas and/or questions to Happy reading!

Submissions Are Now Open for the 2019 EGL Awards!

And here we go! Today we announce that submissions are open for the 2019 Excellence in Graphic Literature (EGL) Awards. The program will once again culminate in the annual EGL Awards Ceremony to be held at Denver Pop Culture Con on Saturday, June 1, 2019.You can read...

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What’s a Speed Pass and Why Should I Get One?

If you haven't been to Denver Pop Culture Con (DPCC) before, you may be wondering what a "Speed Pass" is and what it gets you for the higher price. Below is a rundown of the big extras you receive as a Speed Pass holder. Please remember that Speed Passes have...

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New Name, Same Great Con

As you’ve probably heard or noticed by now, we made the decision earlier this month to rename Denver Comic Con. It’s now Denver Pop Culture Con (DPCC). We’ve been considering it for years, for strategic reasons. Most stemmed from us changing the name of our nonprofit...

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How Does Denver Pop Culture Con Book Guests?

Here’s another tricky one; there is much we wish we could tell you from behind the scenes, but a great deal of it is confidential. I’ll endeavor to answer the most frequently asked questions/complaints without breaking any of those confidences, though. “I Want [enter...

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Nom. Nom. Nom. Film and TV Foods We Wish Were Real

The holidays are right around the corner and that means... food. Lots and lots of food.And, if you're like us, you've probably had that wonderful experience when you first watched a film or TV show, saw a food or beverage appear, and immediately thought, "OMG, that...

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The Perfect Gift for the Geek in Your Life

Each holiday season, we become a bit obsessed with finding the perfect gift for each of the special people in our lives. We cherish the hunt, but it can take a lot of time, which we never seem to have enough of. So, in this post we're hoping to help you spot that...

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How Do We Book the Convention Center?

This may not yet be a pressing question for you this far before the con, but a lot of questions on this topic have come up frequently in previous years—so I thought it best to get this topic addressed early. If you have ever asked the question, "Why does the date for...

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Are There Lines and How Do I Avoid Them?

Waiting in line is no one’s idea of a great time, but we all know that when you go to a large event, theme park, or sporting event, they are inevitable. While Denver Pop Culture Con (Denver Pop Culture Con) does its best to move people as efficiently as possible, some...

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Bring the Kids, Denver Pop Culture Con Is Family Friendly

Wondering if you should bring the kids to Denver Pop Culture Con? The answer is definitely YES! What sets Denver Pop Culture Con apart from almost every other con is that we are produced by an educational non-profit: Pop Culture Classroom. That means we make a huge...

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