The Comic Book Convention That Banned Cosplayers

Elite Con No Cosplay AllowedYes, you read that right, Elite Con – a very small pop-culture collectible convention down in Florida is riding the waves of social media drama by banning Cosplayers from their show, and as you can imagine across the cosplay community a tsunami of condemnation hit their Facebook page.

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Op-Ed Cosplay Stop Making The Comic Book Creators The Enemy… Mutual Respect Yo!

Warning... I sense a strong opinion ahead...

Warning… I sense a strong opinion ahead…

After my blog about the disruption of Deadpooly and VA Comic Con I had promised myself I would not talk about the supposed war of Cosplay V Creators.

But…I was directed to an article posted on The Atlantic ‘The Comic Book Guys Quivering in Fear of Cosplay‘ and I got really upset. Continue reading

A Lost Weekend At The Virginia Comic Con A Review Of The 2 Day VA Comicon [UPDATED]

At VA Comic Con before the show begins

Man… Looks like I am two cups of tea behind the day

How do I start this? It is fair to say I had a helluva convention adventure at VA Comicon aka the Virginia Comicon, and it was a roller-coaster ride. Although I was one of the few who came out okay, there was a huge disconnect compared to last years much better run and artist friendly show. So, to review this show I am going to knock it down into two sections, the good and the bad. Continue reading

Can One Cosplayer Really Disrupt An Entire Comic Con? The Answer Will Surprise You…

Deadpool Courtesty of V Art & PhotographyDuring the weekend of VA Comic Con I experienced for the first time ever exactly what happens when you have a Cosplayer become disruptive and think they are THE show. If you want to read my full review of the train-wreck show please click here. Continue reading

A Giant Robot storms SDCC and then does what every Giant Robot does befriends a little girl

SDCCGiantRobotAhh… It is that time of the year when my Facebook, Twitter and Geekery related websites I follow light up with movie exclusives, cosplay outfits, games and Adrianne Curry news from San Diego Comic Con aka SDCC. Sadly though for a comic-con we actually get very little comic related news…

However, this one news item is pretty cool. A Giant Robot built by Stan Winston Studios, Legacy Effects, and Conde Nast Entertainment. This is an insanely detailed, one-of-a-kind, 9 foot 9 inch Mech with four arms was introduced to the world by Adam Savage on Friday. And what does this Giant Robot do? What every Giant Robot does from the best of stories… Makes friends with a little  girl… See how after the jump. Continue reading