Creating a Con: My Experience

Attending my first big con in 2002 (Wizard World Philly) was the beginning of what I always knew would be a big part of my life. I’ve cosplayed at many and met a lot of fantastic artists and creators! When my husband and I moved to a smaller town in Wisconsin, celebrating the new comic…

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Low Cost Cosplay for Beginners

Are you new to the world of cosplay, or do you have a last minute con to attend? There are plenty of ways you can become your favorite character without ordering a costume on Amazon and paying for overnight delivery. If you have these few ideas in your cosplay arsenal, you’ll never get caught dressed…

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Cosplayin’ With Cos Culture Magazine

If you’re a comic con attendee, or an avid fan, you most likely have seen the massive crowds of fans funnel into the entrances in larger than life costumes. The word “cosplay” is now a household term, especially if your household is awesome, and has been increasingly more popular as “nerd” life has become mainstream…

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Podcast Episode 2 ~ FREE COMIC BOOK DAY!

Free Comic Book Day is upon us! It’s the first Saturday in May every year, and in this episode, we’re going to talk all about it! This episode includes: -What is Free Comic Book Day & how did it start? Why? -What Gold and Silver comics are going to be available? -Who participates in it?…

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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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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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