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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
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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
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
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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
CGCLee At NYCC

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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NYCC: Is it an Addiction?

NYCC: is it an addiction or are the comic books? Anything can be an addiction, most notably are drugs and alcohol because they do something to your system that changes the way the body works, just look at cigarettes. The [...]

October 12, 2012 Features
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Getting Ready for Baltimore Comic Con

Every year I attend the Philadelphia Comic Con… multiple times. I go to this six hour show so much I consider it a monthly event (actually it is about ten times a year). 2011 was the first time I attended [...]

August 16, 2012 Reviews
Lee's Print

My X-Men 132, I Mean 137

My 132, My137 At Wizard World Philadelphia 2012, I decided not only to get some signatures for books I previously had graded, but I also wanted to use Classics Incorporated to get some of my comic books pressed. Pressing is [...]

August 11, 2012 Features
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SDCC 2012: DC Comics: Young Justice Panel

Sunday, on the last day of the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con International, DC Comics spotlighted their teen superheroes with their “Young Justice” panel. DC’s Senior Vice President of Marketing John Cunningham was joined by writers Scott Lobdell, Tony Bedard,  and [...]

July 17, 2012 Reviews
Wizard World Philly

Wizard World Philadelphia 2012: A Series

I know that Wizard World passed a few weeks ago, but I am not done with the memories or wishing to share why this was the best convention I went to in a long long time.     Over the next few weeks I [...]

June 18, 2012 Reviews
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Review: Very Near Mint Volume 2

Every so often a new series comes along that feels like it takes all of your favorite things, smashes them all into one, and still manages to come out feeling like a unique experience all its own. Back in 2011 [...]

June 5, 2012 Reviews