Top 10 Cosplay Shots from Emerald City Comicon

by Mel Burkeon April 11, 2016
Emerald City Comicon was full of incredible cosplayers at every turn. While we’re sleeping off the post-con blues and working through a full gallery (to come soon!) here is a quick sampling of some of our favorite shots from Seattle’s premiere comic book and pop culture convention. See more from Mel at Mel Reads Comics […]

Cosplay Spotlight: Punished Props

by Jordan Wilhelmon February 21, 2016
Last year I came across the wonderful eBooks known as the Foamsmith series. I used these books to help create my cosplay last year. These books helped me make cleaner foam cuts, learn clever painting techniques and even how to add LEDs. Recently I got to interview the author of these books and a creator of […]

ReedPOP Kicks Off a Year of Cosplay Contests

by Laura Cerroneon January 28, 2016
ReedPOP is one of the largest convention producers on the planet, hosting events such as New York Comic Con, C2E2, Emerald City Comicon, as well as international cons like Delhi Comic Con and Beijing Comic Convention. Suffice to say, the folks at ReedPOP know how to throw a convention, and for 2016 they are bringing […]

Meet Catherine Elhoffer, Designer Behind the Star Wars Dresses

by Alanna Smithon January 15, 2016
You may have seen some of her recent work in a galaxy far far away – or rather, all over the Internet. Catherine Elhoffer‘s Star Wars-inspired dresses have been travelling through cyberspace at light speed, filling a fashion need for geeks everywhere. Casual and Muggle-friendly enough for everyday wear, her designs are stylish recreations of a variety of […]

2016 Convention Schedule

by Jordan Wilhelmon December 31, 2015
2016 is upon us already and it’s time to start planning your convention schedule. Here are a list of some of  the biggest Anime, Comic and Gaming Conventions you’ll find all around North America in the first half of  2016. If your New Year’s Resolution is to meet your favorite actor, voice actor, or just […]

A Kingdom Far Far Away: Disney/Star Wars Cosplay Mashup

by Alanna Smithon December 16, 2015
A long time ago, in a kingdom far far away, a ragtag team of cosplayers banded together for one of the coolest mashups in the galaxy. Just in time for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, these cosplayers have created customized Mandalorian armour to turn some of your favourite Disney characters into bounty hunters. The photoset stars Amber Arden (Snow White), […]

Cosplay Spotlight: Pokemon Gijinka Group

by Alanna Smithon November 26, 2015
Pokemon gijinka cosplays have been pretty popular over the last couple of years. Back in my day the series boasted that there were “150 and more to see” (that’s right kids, less than 200), but now there are over 700 different Pokemon to choose from, offering a vast range of options for cosplaying fans looking to take some […]

Cosplay Photography Spotlight – Theorem Productions and the Alter Ego Project

by Alanna Smithon November 21, 2015
As a cosplayer, getting your photo taken by joyful convention attendees is fun, but being photographed by skilled cosplay photographers is where the real magic happens. I recently had the chance to interview cosplay photographer Marco – also known as Theorem Productions – about his experience with the craft and his interesting new Alter Ego project, which showcases cosplayers both […]

Top 10 Jessica Jones and Luke Cage Cosplays

by Alanna Smithon November 19, 2015
“A big part of the job is looking for the worst in people. Turns out I excel at that.” ~Jessica Jones Marvel‘s Jessica Jones finally drops on Netflix tomorrow, with all 13 episodes available for some ultimate binge-watching. The show follows former superhero turned private investigator Jessica as she deals with the reappearance of Kilgrave, […]

NYCC Cosplay Spotlight – PepperMonster

by Alanna Smithon October 27, 2015
A couple of weeks ago NYCC held its Cosplay Championships, showcasing some incredibly talented cosplayers armed with their most impressive costumes. We had the chance to interview some of these champions, starting with PepperMonster, who won First Place in the Comic Book division and Second Place Over-all with her Angela of Asgard cosplay. Tell us […]