Thursday 18th December 2014,
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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: How to Take Pictures at Comic-con

OK, with SDCC literally days away, I’m embarking on a group of posts specifically about cosplay in relation to conventions such as San Diego (holey moley TWO DAYS ahhhh). Of course, they’re applicable elsewhere, but the idea is that, in [...]

July 16, 2013 Reviews
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So You Wanna Be A Cosplayer: Part 1

Usually, if you’re interested in cosplaying, you have a few characters bouncing around in your head that you want to be. Maybe you’ve tried to buy a costume, but haven’t found one that fits right, or is the right rendition [...]

February 16, 2013 Features
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Review: Creator-Owned Heroes #2

Creator-Owned Heroes is an interesting new project published by Image Comics. The first issue featured the beginnings of two comic stories (American Muscle from Steve Niles and Kevin Mellon, and Trigger Girl 6 from Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, and Phil [...]

July 6, 2012 Reviews
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Creating Comics: The Hunt for a Publisher Or Going Alone

Continuing from part one, in which we hired an artist, now we’re going to need to decide what route we want to take.  Should you seek out a publisher or decide to market and publish your work alone? Keep in mind, [...]

October 20, 2011 Reviews