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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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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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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
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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
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Things got Steamy in Lake Geneva’s former Playboy Mansion – Geneva Steam Convention 2015

Hugh Hefner planned parties at the ole Playboy Mansion, but nothing like Geneva Steam Convention’s Mid Winter Carnival on 6-8 March!   The first year steampunk convention started off friday with panels, vendors and everything prim and proper – but ended [...]

March 10, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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Mighty here, Mighty there, Mighty Con is everywhere!

The sun was completely gone – It was too freakin’ cold to play – so I went to Mighty Con – to look for comics that snowy Saturday!   I talked with Art and Gabo, I sat with some artists (a few) [...]

March 5, 2015 Cosplay, Features
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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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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
Courtesy of Matthew Crowley Photography

Chicago’s Adler After Dark embraces cosplay

Cosplay returned to Adler Planetarium this year – bringing Chicago’s biggest costuming groups with their fantastically fabricated costumes and creative cosplays matching the theme of the month – Revenge of the Geek Chic.  Revenge of the Geek happened 19 February 2015 at [...]

February 21, 2015 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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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
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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
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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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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
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New York Comic Con: A Personal Journey in Parts

The following is a small account of my own personal experience before, during, and after the con. They are also written with more of a blog type style. Are you like me and love the convention circuit? Are you also [...]

October 20, 2012 Features

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