NYCC 2014 – Day Four – Family, Friends, and Fun

  Four days of nerdvana came to a close earlier today.  Comics, TV, movies, video games, cosplay and all sorts of fun was to be had, as over 100,000 fans came out for Family Day at New York Comic Con.     It was a low key day for me, after a late night out, celebrating friend of Geeksville Aleta Pardalis‘ second place finish in the TV and Film category in the Eastern Championships of Cosplay. Other than that, I spent a good portion of the day wheeling and dealing on the show floor, and I went home with plenty … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, August 27, 2014

        Another week, another Wednesday.  It’s like Christmas 52 times a year!   TOP OF THE STACK Rai #4  – Valiant Comics Writer:  Matt Kindt Art:  Clayton Crain What Valiant says: The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first murder in a thousand years… and discovers his own profound connection to the crime. Everything Rai knows – about his existence, about his country, and … Continue reading

Underneath the Cosplay – Aleta Pardalis

  I met Ms. Pardalis at New York Comic Con this past year.  (She was our Cosplay of the Day for the first day of the con.)  Right away I was blown away by her Baroness costume from G.I. Joe.   It wasn’t your everyday Comic Con costume.   It was the work of a dedicated craftsman.  I think it was the first picture I took that day.  Sadly, I am not a professional photographer, I failed capture just how amazing her costume was. I also didn’t get to long to talk to her.   (I never like to pester someone nice enough … Continue reading

R.I.P. Wolverine

It seems that Wolverine’s days are numbered. It’s been about a year since Wolverine lost his mutant healing factor.  And it seems that without it, Logan will be facing his own mortality in the coming months. In story on Entertainment Weekly’s website, Marvel announced in imminent demise of the very popular mutant. “For a long time, no matter who Wolverine was battling, he’s been the eternal victor,” says Michael Marts, executive editor at Marvel. “He almost always comes out on top. Now he finally comes up against an adversary that he cannot win against, he cannot fight. What does that … Continue reading

NYCC 2011 Day 4 – #Cosplay of the day! Sunday 10/16 Inspector Gadget, and Friends

So as Comic Con came to an end with family day – there were lots of great costumes to be seen. And anyone of them may have made for a great Cosplay of the Day – I decided to go with the childhood favorite of mine, Inspector Gadget.   But since this was the last day of the con, here are a few more of my favorite cosplayers at NYCC this year. The Littlest Dalek Savage Dragon