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COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: Cosplay Gallery, Part Four

There’s no denying that when the dust settled, the dedicated fanboys and fangirls that graced Comic-Con International in their cosplay finest absolutely rocked it. From beginning to end this multiple day extravaganza oozed with pure awesomeness accentuated by these enthusiasts. What always strikes me about them is that no matter their age, height or shape they’re […]

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COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: The Final Day

There’s a feeling of wonder when you reach the last day of any convention. You think about all the time you spent on the showroom floor rushing around and yet it feels like it just started yesterday. Whether I’m chatting with industry insiders or hanging out casually with fellow fanboys and fangirls, I always remark […]

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COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: The Third Day

It’s Saturday and there’s no doubt that attendance grew as San Diego welcomed in a full barrage of fanboys and fangirls at their fabled Comic-Con International. As Justin Mouton and I wandered the showroom floor, we took lots of pretty pictures and attempted to squeeze through the traffic with minimal contact. With all the craziness and media […]

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MARVEL Gets New Web Series All About COSPLAY

Marvel launched a new web series today called Marvel Method: Cosplay that is all about how to make a costume, what steps to go through and anything else about the hobby that has captivated millions of convention go-ers with their spandex and foam weapons. The web series is hosted by Judy Stephens (associate producer at […]

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Special Edition: NYC Is a Laid Back Creator Centered Affair

This past weekend was ReedPOP‘s inaugural Special Edition: NYC comic convention at the Javits Center North.  ReedPOP are the folks who run New York Comic Con and C2E2.  Special Edition: NYC was advertised as ”an intimate event that is focused solely on the art, creation and culture of comic books.”  This is actually a great description […]

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Cosplay Doesn’t Equal Consent, and Why Would it?

mi·sog·y·ny noun hatred, dislike, or mistrust of women If we’re going to be talking about this, I figure we should be clear on the definition, and with Comic-con season starting up, it is a good time to address misogynistic attitudes, because it results in the actions that are sexual harassment/assault and simply violations of the law.  If you show no […]

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EMERALD CITY COMICON: Cosplay

While at this year’s EMERALD CITY COMICON I got to meet and talk with several of the illustrious fanboys and fangirls that dared to show off their creative costume side. That’s right, I’m taking about that stand out attraction known as: the cosplayers! They enter any convention hall with outfits that range from impressive to absolutely […]

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EMERALD CITY COMICON: The Final Day

After three full days of awesome, the Emerald City Comicon has wrapped up. But dry those tears my fanboys and fangirls because I still have some stories to share. Today was a busy one! But that didn’t stop me from admiring the cosplayers, chatting with industry idols and even buying a healthy amount of unnecessary […]

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EMERALD CITY COMICON: The Second Day

If you were among the dedicated flock frequenting the Emerald City Comicon than there’s no doubt in my mind that you experienced some bouts of fangasm today. My spider-sense told me that the cosplayers would be out and about, and they were! Strutting their stuff while showing their dedication, as the rest of us were […]

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LEXINGTON COMIC CON 2014

The 2014 Lexington Comic Con in only it’s 3rd year is exploding at an unheard of rate. Last year’s Con drew an estimate 10,000 visitors and this year’s attendance was expected to double. No official numbers were posted but after spending all 3 days at the convention it was clear that 20,000 or more walked […]

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