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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
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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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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
Yourminicon

Mid-Winter Gathering – Friends of the Faire

Bristol Renaissance Faire ‘Friends of the Faire’ met 31 January, 2015 for fine food, roasts and toasts, vendors, medieval joking and historic cosplay at the Kemper Center and Durkee Mansion in Kenosha, Wi.     Jacks Cozy Cafe located in Kenosha, [...]

February 5, 2015 Cosplay, Features
Yourminicon

Convention Gallery: Arisia 2015 – Boston, MA

Arisia 2015, Boston, Massachusetts Boston, you hosted the Patriots and Arisia in the same weekend – and won at both!  Arisia 2015 was held at the downtown Westin and hosted a myriad of genres.  It was advertised as a science [...]

January 29, 2015 Features
Quick DIY paintjob on a knife from therhp.com user GhostCinderella. Wrapping fabric around the handle can hide the cheap plastic really well.

How I Made This: Modifying Store-Bought Costumes

Growing up, my dad always made my and my brother’s costumes. He wasn’t a seamstress by any means, but he became quite the expert at modifying store-bought costumes to suit the very specific visions we demanded each year. It was [...]

October 27, 2014 Features
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Cosplay Round-Up: Emerald City Comicon 2014

Well it’s Tuesday and I think I’m finally starting to recover from Emerald City Comicon and preparing for it. This year, we somehow finagled a group of 12 of us into Game of Thrones costumes for Saturday’s costume competition. Not [...]

April 5, 2014 News
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Halloween: Costumes with Options

There’s a definite shift in costumes on Halloween these days. When I was a child, you had store-bought options. You could be a Power Ranger or Thomas the Tank Engine, something licensed, but a lot of the costumes weren’t. There [...]

October 28, 2013 Reviews
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SDCC: Cosplay Round-up 2013

Hey friends, here are some shots from the floor at San Diego Comic-con 2013! I know I’m not the only one that is commenting on this, but it was a really interesting year at SDCC this time around… a bit [...]

July 25, 2013 Reviews
Emerald City Comic-con Mar 1-3 2013

ECCC 2013: Cosplay Round-up

This past weekend I attended Emerald City Comic-Con. I’ve been going for the past four years, and it’s remarkable how much it has grown since my first time attending. What I like most about Emerald City is the fact that [...]

March 5, 2013 Reviews
Harleypalooza SDCC 2012

Cosplay: What I Love About It

Hi Comic Booked! My name is Aidan and I’m a new addition to the writing crew. I’m going to be posting primarily about the world of cosplay and costumes, covering anything from convention round-ups and costuming tips to how to’s [...]

February 10, 2013 Features