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  • Zan as Rogue
    Interview with Kathrine Zan: Cosplayer and vendor
    We were told during the Northeast Comic Con that there is a cosplayer named Zan present that is top notch. We found Kathrine Zan dressed as Rogue from X-Men. She makes her own costumes and was selling sewing patterns at a booth next to Negative...
  • Adaina Velez as Black Bat. "Cassandra Cain"
    Adaina Velez a true model cosplayer
    Examiner was lucky enough To meet up with a wonderful cosplayer “ Adaina Velez” at Winter-con 2014. Former Martial Artist, Model, Cosplayer.Adaina is an awesome example of the new population of, nerd, geek, gamer, mothers coming of age...
  • Fan Fest continues the fun in Phoenix
    Fan Fest continues the fun in Phoenix
    Day two of Phoenix Comicon Fan Fest ’14 may be over, but fans of the popular arts and media in the greater Phoenix area still have one day left to check out the happenings going on at the University of Phoenix Stadium on Sunday, December 14,...
  • The cosplay at Northeast Comic Con: Interview with Chris Doherty and more
    The cosplay at Northeast Comic Con: Interview with Chris Doherty and more
    We were introduced to the Cosplay Producer at the Northeast Comic Con, Chris Doherty. He was in cosplay himself, dressed as the Tenth Doctor. Whovians will argue about the best doctor on Doctor Who, but many can agree that David Tennant is the...
  • Negative Stacey
    A chat with Negative Stacey
    At the Northeast Comic Con and Collectibles Extravaganza, we ran into Negative Stacey. She was dressed in a pink negligee with pistols coming out of her bust. If you see someone with chest canons, you would want to talk to them, right? We think...
  • Gary Sohmers Favorite T-Shirt
    Gary Sohmers on Northeast Comic Con
    Gary Sohmers is the executive producer for the Northeast Comic Con and Collectibles Extravaganza. We were surprised to see him out on the floor last weekend, doing his part to sell his wares at a booth. It's always admirable to see a leader...
  • Winter-con
    Winter-con 2014: Takes over Resorts World Casino New York City
    The first ever "Winter-con" hit New York on December 6th 2014. It was at the "Resorts World Casino New York City," the free shuttle from almost everywhere in the five boroughs, the top floor car access for anybody coming by car...
  • The Growth of Cosplay at NYCC 2014
    The Growth of Cosplay at NYCC 2014
    When New York Comic Con, the largest comic convention on the east coast, was held in the Javits Center, people from all over turned up with their passions in tow. Popular companies, various artists, famous writers, actors, and directors all met to...
  • DC Comics artist Pat Broderick refuses friends requests from cosplay fans on Facebook
    'Batman' comic book artist feels cosplay enthusiasts add no value to conventions
    According to Bleeding Cool on Thursday, DC Comics comic book artistPat Broderick expressed his disdain for cosplay enthusiasts. On his Facebook page he'd written a proclamation disallowing friends requests from cosplay fans and requested that...
  • Final Hurrah for 2014 Texas Ren-Fest Firework Celebration
    Texas Ren-Fest by the numbers recap: Bye bye until next year
    The Texas Renaissance Festival said good night and farewell to it's 40th Anniversary run this past weekend. Today event organizers announced their record breaking season turn-out solidifying it's return next year after hosting close to 550...
  • Young At Art Museum's Decades Restyled fashion show winner
    In Miami eco-conscious costume play a growing trend
    As we celebrate the week-end of conspicuous consumption, where Facebook memes are comparing sixties Zombie films to Black Friday shoppers, it might be worthwhile to take some time and look at the burgeoning trend in local eco-conscious costume...
  • Cosplay affordability and the cost of living when attending comic book conventions
    Abby Dark-Star talks making money by garnering attention from fans with cosplay
    According toKeAbtiumon Friday, cosplay enthusiast Abby Darkstar explained the fallacy of cosplay when it comes to making money by these means. Some may think it's just pretty girls or even men doing it as a "vehicle for attention",...
  • Booth Babes from E3
    Encourage diversity in geek culture
    Going to an anime convention is a little bit like stepping inside of your internet browser. You will be assaulted with vibrant colors, tons of people, and countless folks trying to sell you something. Inside of this symbolic internet we can see...
  • Youmacon 2014 in Detroit thrills the gaming community
    Youmacon 2014 in Detroit thrills the gaming community
    Detroit’s annual weekend celebration of all things anime, video games, and pop culture has come and gone again. But as always, it leaves a lasting impression. Youmacon is held between two buildings (because just one cannot contain it!), the...
  • Mr. and Mrs. Fezziwig at the Dickens Fair's Tavistock House
    Vintage fashion fair, cosplay gathering and Dickens Fair this November
    With Halloween behind us, there are three costume events to look forward to this November in the San Francisco Bay Area. One is the Alameda Point Vintage Fashion Faire, another is the NorCal Fall/Winter Cosplay Gathering, and then the Great...