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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
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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
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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
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For Zombies Takes on the New York ComicCon

The For Zombies concept was hatched during a conversation back in July – the beers that afternoon had a hand in it, I’m sure. On another whim, we launched another line of zombie webisodes. Dear Zombies takes aim directly at [...]

March 6, 2012 Features
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DCNU- Thoughts From A Long-time Reader

The purpose of this editorial is not to pass judgement on the DCnU. I haven’t read enough of the new books to do that yet. I’ve only read Justice League and Superman so far and stopped reading them at issue three [...]

January 27, 2012 Features
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Just Three of the Worst Movie Costumes Ever Made

Most of us love a good superhero movie. When I say most I mean seriously, who the heck doesn’t? What really can make or break a superhero movie is the hero’s costume. The functionality of the costume along with the [...]

January 24, 2012 Reviews
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Comic Booked’s Halloween Costume Contest Winners

Listen up  guys and ghouls! It’s time to announce the winners to this years Halloween Costume Contest! I really wish we would have had a few more submissions, but this contest was set up pretty quickly last minute so there wasn’t [...]

November 4, 2011 Reviews
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Keith Giffen’s Sick, Twisted, Hilarious- I Luv Halloween

The magnificent Keith Giffen (Lobo, Trencher, OMAC)  and artist Benjamin Roman (The Cryptics, Zombie Tales, Cthulhu Tales) bring us a fresh unique take on the imminent Zombie Apocalypse in their Horror/Comedy manga, I Luv Halloween. Originally published by Tokyopop in three volumes [...]

October 31, 2011 Reviews
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Comic Booked Costume Contest-Are You A Winner?

Hey Comic Booked peeps. Since it’s that time of year, we’re having a Halloween costume contest. Dress up in your best costume and send photos to [email protected] The winners will be announced on November 1st, so get your submissions in [...]

October 28, 2011 Reviews
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Asbury Park Zombie Walk 2011

After years of hearing about the New Jersey Zombie Walk, I finally had a free weekend when I was able to attend. So instead of letting the opportunity pass by me, I slathered some make-up on my face, grabbed my [...]

October 25, 2011 Reviews
Brieanna’s PCC 2011 Experience

Brieanna’s PCC 2011 Experience

Sooooo, I couldn’t very well go to SDCC without giving you an update on PCC!  Everyone I know was giving their updates so I thought I’d hold off til the next big one.  Here is my re-cap of Phoenix Comicon [...]

July 18, 2011 Reviews
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Wizard World Philly: Cosplay Extravaganza

Every time I go to a comic convention I am stunned and taken aback by all of the amazing costumes that I see, and Wizard World Philadelphia 2011 certainly wasn’t one to disappoint! Over the course of this three day [...]

June 22, 2011 Reviews