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Fan Fest Chicago

Chi-Fi at Palmer House – Bertha would be proud!

When Bertha and Potter Palmer created the fantastic hotel (originally. the 1st Palmer House was built as a wedding present for Bertha), little did they know it would become a haven for Chicago’s very own Chi-Fi (an all fandom convention)! [...]

March 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
called comics

What Are These Things Called Comics? March 25, 2015

I heard some profound news this week. There are these things, paper and staples and ink, that people buy, take home, and read for entertainment. Can you believe this? I just find it amazing that people actually still read things [...]

March 23, 2015 News
Valiant Effort

Thursday’s Valiant Effort: March 18, 2015

Thanks for joining us again for Thursday’s Valiant Effort. I did a giveaway a couple of weeks ago and the winner was Julian Ferretti from Bronx, New York. Congrats to him for winning the X-O Manowar Deluxe Edition #1 hardcover. [...]

March 22, 2015 Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Planet Comicon’s Cosplay Day 2 – ON FIRE!!!

Planet Comicon was on fire Saturday – artists were amazing; Ant Lucia, Tommy Castillo, Jeff Moy, Darryl Woods and Reilly Brown to name a few were exceptionally on their A-game.   Writer Sam Humphries was the ultimate favorite (He’s the writer behind the Legendary Star Lord [...]

March 18, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Fan Fest Chicago

Wizard World’s Fan Fest Salutes Chicago – Artists Galore, Comics and more!

First ever Fan Fest Chicago hit the streets this weekend in Rosemont, IL and didn’t disappoint!  Smaller event than the regular Wizard World Chicago but jammed packed with vendors, artists, writers and celebs – everything you would expect of a regular W2 convention [...]

March 13, 2015 Cosplay, Features
chicago

Zombie Apocalypse hits Chicago – Mayhem!!!

World War Z hits the midwest during Chicago’s Zombie Apocalypse last weekend!  Newspapers claimed it was similar to 6 other Walker Stalker event sightings  witnessed in cities around the country; Dallas, Orlando, Boston, San Francisco, Atlanta and New York/New Jersey. [...]

March 2, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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NWI Comi-Con 2015 – ‘All About the Cosplay’

NWI Comi-con year 2 was off the charts!!!   Over 3,000 attendees came to Schererville, Indiana this weekend to find out if the con’s promise to provide a fun, reasonably priced family friendly event was true!!!    No surprises here [...]

February 25, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Supergirl

CBS Adds A New Character To “Supergirl”

CBS’s “Supergirl” series has added a well comic book character to its cast. According to Variety, Calista Flockhart of “Ally McBeal” & more recently “Brothers & Sisters” will play Cat Grant, “a self-made media magnate and founder of CatCo” where Kara (Supergirl) [...]

February 24, 2015 News
steampunk faire

Gardens and Gears Steampunk Faire – Milwaukee, WI

Historic Mitchell Park Domes hosted their 2nd Steampunk Faire – Gardens and Gears on 22 February, 2015.  Despite Polar Bear Plunge weather, Wisconsinites (and steamers from surrounding states) arrived to display their Steampunk gear and gadgets while adorned in incredible [...]

February 24, 2015 Cosplay, Features
anime milwaukee

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
Deadpool Cover

Steampunk Cosplay – Circle City Aerodrome Lands at Columbia Club

(Steampunk cosplay conventions are usually named invasions, which are generally held by an Aerodrome, or particular/specific group or club of steampunks.  They are creative events, sometimes immersion – allowing character development and imagination to prevail) Shocking news:    Indianapolis – [...]

February 17, 2015 Features
Rob Liefeld - Deadpool artist with IBOT's Iron America

LUV TO THE ARTISTS WHO INSPIRE COSPLAYS – Favorites from Wizard World Madison

Artist Alley – best part of the con!  LUV the guys that bring us vivid eyefuls of Deadpool antics, harried damsels in distress saved by Superman, amazing fighting teams in Armored Forces, Powder Puff pizazz and or the artist that [...]

February 13, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Yourminicon

Wizard World Madison 2015 – Massive Media Welcome Party 5 Feb

MONSTROUS PARTY WIN – WIZARD WORLD!!! Wizard World put on a massive Media Welcome Party shin-dig in Madison 5 Feb. Cosplay, interviews, celebs, photo-ops! Party ‘On Wisconsin!’ To celebrate the launch of Wizard World Madison 2015, they held the party [...]

February 8, 2015 Features
Yourminicon

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
Comics Squared

Podcast: Comics Squared with Magen Cubed

Comics Squared, Episode #1: Secret Wars, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Battle World Welcome to the first episode of Comics Squared! It’s my new podcast about comics, movies, TV, news, and whatever else that pops into [...]

January 24, 2015 Features