DIY: Daenerys Targaryen Qarth Dress

      Every Sunday millions of viewers tune in to watch HBO’s critically acclaimed series “Game of Thrones” for the plot lines, unexpected character deaths, effects, and of course – the fashion! Not only does Daenerys have a beautifully intimidating Xena quality about her, she also has the most desired wardrobe of the entire…

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DIY: Comic Book Shoes!

With Comic Con season already upon us, I needed something cute and fun to wear that would help me sport my love of comics while doing interviews at all of my favorite conventions. There were so many to consider between brands and superheroes, but after deciding that I’d eventually craft at least 4 or 5…

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Cosplay: The Art of Bringing Characters to Life

If you’ve ever walked through the double doors of a comic convention, or watched shows like last year’s “Heroes of Cosplay” on SyFy, you have a basic working knowledge of what it looks like to be involved in the popular and ever-growing subculture of cosplay. In a marriage of the words costume and play, “cosplay” is the art of…

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When Nerds Discover Polyvore…

In an effort to find new ways to express my love of comic books, I discovered a website called “Polyvore”! This website is such a great way to create and share sets and collections of items you love to shop for (or just drool over). You can explore clothing, shoes, accessories, and even makeup so…

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Dear Buffy & Scooby Gang, Hire Me Please

Sunnydale may have been left as nothing but a crater-sized grave for William the Bloody, but what if the world had been saved without the goddess powers of Willow to bestow the gifts of the slayer to every girl? The world still needs Buffy, as problems continue to arise in the form of evil corporations,…

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Meet a Real Life Superhero

City residents of Gotham, New York, and Metropolis sleep well knowing their hero is perched atop a roof in the shadows or walking among them in black frame glasses waiting to save the day. Alive within the thin colorful pages of comic books that span over half a century, superheroes like Batman, Spider-Man, and Superman…

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So You Want to Read Comics?

With the world of superheroes quickly gaining popularity, you may finally find yourself questioning why you haven’t yet picked up a comic book. Maybe you wanted to, but didn’t know where in the numerous parallel universes or labels to start. There are back stories, crossovers, clones, and reprints with variant covers that stand in the…

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Are You the Ultimate Game of Thrones Fan?

If you’ve fallen under the spell of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” you’re not alone. Set to air it’s fourth season this April, the series follows the books written by George R.R. Martin about the ruthless fight for ultimate power and rule of the 7 kingdoms. Diehard fans have learned the spoken tongues, gotten replica tattoos,…

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