Heroes, Villains, and Blerds is a SCARBO art event that falls somewhere between a market and a convention. It is meant to be a gathering of black nerds and artists from all fandoms. HV&B is aimed to be an event that creates space and representation for black fans and artists and other POC in the nerd community.
After participating in a few markets and conventions as an artist, I recognized that I was among a minority. I wanted a space that brought ease, acceptance, and empowerment to the artists and fans that attend.
HV&B's origin story has just gotten underway, but we hope to continue this event in the future. Today, we start small, but tomorrow gives us so much room to grow.