Yes, 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.
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
Ahh… 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