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Cosplay Running Hot – Motor City Con 2015

50,000 was the magic attendance number this weekend at Motor City Con in the Suburban Collection Showplace around Novi, MI!!!  Up 10k from last year, looks like 2015 was the year for Motor City Con!   Plan ahead for next year, this great facility has plenty of [...]

May 21, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Anime Central 2015 – Saturday Shashin

2015 Anime Central, the 3rd largest North American Anime convention was held at Rosemont, IL this year – surpassing all expectations and lots of shashin to prove it!!!  Almost 30,000 people came last year – pretty confident this year eclipsed [...]

May 19, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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C2E2 Weekend Cosplay – Crushed It!!!

C2E2 Weekend Cosplay Crushed It!!!  Chicago’s C2E2 started with a bang and ended with a kapow!  Non-stop action, cosplay, artistry and fandom with great stuff for everyone – from Stan Lee to Max Brooks – everything was here!  Cosplay was [...]

May 4, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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C2E2 2015 – Comin’ in HOT!!!!

Chicago’s very own C2E2 (Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) has raised it’s banners again as well as it’s game!   Without a doubt friday night cosplay was hot and heavy and expected to continue skyward all weekend!!!  Cosplay was again [...]

April 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Secret Cosplay Lair FOUND in Indiana!!!

FOUND: One secret cosplay lair in remote location – rural Indiana.  Individuals present at said lair were noted as multi-talented cosplayers and highly trained photographers and videographers – partners in their dedication to the art of cosplay handiwork and documentation of [...]

April 5, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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ANIME MILWAUKEE 2015 – COSPLAY MENAGERIE

The largest Anime convention in Wisconsin, Anime Milwaukee, was ‘on’ full force all the way to closing time Sunday at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, WI!  Fun, popular, all age friendly event displaying great vendors, colorful cosplays and Kigurumi’s running around en [...]

February 19, 2015 Features
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Madison, WI wowed Wizard World!!!

WIZARD WORLD MADISON – HUGE HIT!  Wisconsin cosplay conventions are growing fast!  Michael Bellow’s Milwaukee Comic convention Fantasticon 2014’s incredible success was soon followed by Wizard World’s amazing showing this past weekend.  The con had wonderful artists and vendors and [...]

February 10, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Cosplay Fun at Chicago’s Anime Uchi-Con 2015

Anime Uchi-Con = free fun in Chicago.     Thank you University of Chicago Japanese Animation Society for putting on the best free one-day convention I’ve ever seen!  If you pre-registered you even got a color con badge – wish [...]

February 2, 2015 Features
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Re;Ma!- Otakon 2013

And it’s only one dollar. Yes, for my third year in a row, I went down to Otakon in Baltimore, MD, and while it was packed to the gills with over 34,000 attendees, it was worth it. Throughout all of [...]

August 18, 2013 DO NOT USE, Features
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Sakura-con 2013 Saturday Cosplay

As a teenager, I hated Easter weekend. It meant that while my hyper-religious family spent three days honoring Jesus’ resurrection, my friends were at Anime Boston. They would come home on Sunday for Easter with their families, but that wasn’t [...]

April 2, 2013 DO NOT USE
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The Incredible Weekend of Saboten Con!

The counts are in! This year’s attendance at the Saboten con, held at the Rennaissance hotel in Glendale, Arizona was officially the largest in the history of the convention!  The 3 day convention was packed full of events including the [...]

September 12, 2012 DO NOT USE
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DC’s Digital Plan Includes New Comics M-F, Batman & More

DC Comics announced plans, then expanded on them at C2E2, to strengthen their digital-first releases. While the concept of comic publishers making a stronger commitment to digital content is hardly surprising these days, DC’s plan is interesting for a variety [...]

April 14, 2012 DO NOT USE
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2012 A Geek Preview – The Final Consult!

This is it folks! The end of our journey. The assembled comic literati have commented upon the best geek properties and creators of 2011. It is now time to look to the future! As far as 2012 is concerned, there [...]

December 27, 2011 Features
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My Awkward Adventure at Comikaze Expo, Day Two

(Quick, read my write-up of Day One before going any further!) When the first day of Comikaze Expo kicked off, I was just a guy in the entourage of important people, covering their hijinks for a website. By the end [...]

November 10, 2011 DO NOT USE
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My Awkward Adventure at Comikaze Expo, Day One

Comikaze Expo’s first year kicked off this past weekend, an event that I’ve been looking forward to since summertime! Los Angeles hasn’t had a decent comic book convention in several years. Yes, there have been conventions in Anaheim and Long [...]

November 8, 2011 DO NOT USE

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