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

Underneath the Cosplay – NYC Assassin

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If you were to do an image search for cosplay in Google, you might get the idea that it’s all about women in tight fitting spandex costumes. Go ahead do it, we’ll wait. Sure there is a handful of guys mixed in there, but whenever you see anything on TV or the web about cosplay, there is very narrow focus on the cosplay/costumer community. Ever we here in Geeksville can’t say we aren’t a little … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – It’s-A Me Cosplay

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Over the past few years, Cosplay has become a huge part of Comic/Geek fandom.  Go to any comic convention or pop culture event, and you will see hundreds of fans taking part.  Cosplay is more than just dressing up as their favorite characters,  it’s about being part of and sharing your passion with the a greater fan community. Here at Geeksville we want to recognize and celebrate that fan spirit. The first cosplayer I ever … Continue reading

NYCC – Day Four. More Who, More Cosplay, More Friends, and More Fun.

  Sunday at Comic Con had always been a day where things were a little quieter in the past.   It was a good day to head out onto the floor, look for deals, maybe seek out an favorite artist and get to talk to them without being too rushed. This year, not so much.   The demand for tickets has been so high, that Sunday’s ticket has been a sell out too.   I always loved … Continue reading