The Championships of Cosplay Coming to NYCC this Fall

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Cosplay has become one of the biggest attraction in the Comic Convention world.  There are hundreds, if not thousands of fans at any convention you go to, dress as their favorite characters from comic books animation, video games, and live TV & film. A lot of fans do it for fun, but a lot take it very seriously spending a lot of money and time to make the perfect costume.    This year, they’ll have the … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – KokoroKristin

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  It is so easy to forget that cosplayers might want to enjoy the rest of the convention, not just pose for pictures. I like to think I respect the time of cosplayers.  If they are talking with someone, or shopping on the show floor, I will try to catch them at a different time.    Lucky for us, KokoroKristin happened to look up from the back issue bin as saw me last spring at … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – Spectra Marvelous

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Be honest,  the coolest thing about Batman is the cape. Okay, maybe it’s the car, and the gadgets, and the whole being a billionaire.  But visually, when you see Batman, the coolest thing is the way his cape looks.  If you’re anything like me, you’ve tried to wear a cape, and in your mind you look just as bad ass as Batman.   In reality, you look like a kid with a towel wrapped around your … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – Lady Nel

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  Earlier this summer I attended the first ever Special Edition: NYC.  It was a Comic Con that was all about Comics.  No TV, No Video Games, No Anime, or Movies.   But there was one thing  you can always count on when comic fans get together.   Cosplay.   That’s where I met Lady Nel, from Saturday Morning Cosplay in her amazing Storm cosplay. It took me a little while, but I finally caught up with her, and  … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – Colin, The Boy Wonder

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While all cosplayers (that I have met so far) are, at some level, performers. Not many take it to that next level of actually producing films featuring themselves as their favorite characters, picking up the story of their favorite show after a premature cancellation. (OK, Star Trek fans not withstanding). Colin, the Boy Wonder, is part of a team of Cosplayers/Actors/Writers that produce Young Justice: Abduction, and The Apartment. I got to work with Colin … Continue reading