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 – 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

Special Edition NYC – Day 1

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Comic Con? In June? Well that’s what’s happening this weekend at the Jacob Javitz Center  in NYC. In case you hadn’t heard, Special Edition:NYC  is a celebration of all things comic book, brought to us by ReedPop, the same folks New York Comic Con, C2E2 and the Star Wars Celebrations.   If you don’t like crowds and want to get up close and personal with some of your favorite comic book writers and artists, then you … Continue reading