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AnimeNEXT 2018 Saturday Cosplay Gallery

Posted  June 18, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

I spent the majority of the day on Saturday at AnimeNEXT 2018 bouncing between some of the fan organized photo shoots at the event. I kicked off the day bright and early with another Persona photo shoot held by Steve Vo. My next stop was the Overwatch photo shoot, dubbed “OverwatchNEXT” by the photo shoot’s organizer. […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2

Posted  June 16, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

This year (for the first time ever, I believe), AnimeNEXT requested that fans holding a group meetup/photo shoot register them on their official website. Those running these meetups could request a time/day and choose from a number a pre-selected locations to hold their event at. This was something that I had hoped would get done […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted  June 15, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

AnimeNEXT returned to the Atlantic City Convention Center on the second weekend of June this year, for its 17th edition of the convention, and 3rd year in Atlantic City, NJ. The long-running convention, which was previously held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center and the Garden State Exhibit Center (which is no longer in operation), has […]

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Incredibles 2 Could Be The Most Incredible Sequel Ever

Posted  June 13, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

The last time we saw the Parr family — Bob (Mr. Incredible), Helen (Elastigirl), Dash, and Violet — it was 2004. A new threat, The Underminer, had quite literally just emerged to threaten Metroville. Did they defeat the evil mole-man? Was Violet’s first date with Tony a success? What’s up with Jak-Jak? It took 14 […]

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Cloak & Dagger Is A Different Marvel Show, And That’s Good

Posted  June 11, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Two episodes in, Freeform’s first show in the Marvel universe is breaking new ground for both the young adult channel and the MCU TV world. Cloak & Dagger, which premiered on the streaming channel Freeform June 7 with the first two, hour-long, episodes, is tonally more like the FX shows Justified or Atlanta than any […]

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MegaCon Orlando 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 4

Posted  June 9, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Our last Saturday gallery from MegaCon Orlando 2018 is a big one.  We have Disney princesses, caped crusaders, an amazing burlesque rabbit, an unbelievable original cosplay, and more.  We also have two of the judges from the Masters of Cosplay contest: leeleethebunny as Diamond from Land of the Lustrous, and sewingsasha as Wicked Lady from Sailor […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Saturday Cosplay Gallery

Posted  June 18, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

I spent the majority of the day on Saturday at AnimeNEXT 2018 bouncing between some of the fan organized photo shoots at the event. I kicked off the day bright and early with another Persona photo shoot held by Steve Vo. My next stop was the Overwatch photo shoot, dubbed “OverwatchNEXT” by the photo shoot’s organizer. […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2

Posted  June 16, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

This year (for the first time ever, I believe), AnimeNEXT requested that fans holding a group meetup/photo shoot register them on their official website. Those running these meetups could request a time/day and choose from a number a pre-selected locations to hold their event at. This was something that I had hoped would get done […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted  June 15, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

AnimeNEXT returned to the Atlantic City Convention Center on the second weekend of June this year, for its 17th edition of the convention, and 3rd year in Atlantic City, NJ. The long-running convention, which was previously held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center and the Garden State Exhibit Center (which is no longer in operation), has […]

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Incredibles 2 Could Be The Most Incredible Sequel Ever

Posted  June 13, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

The last time we saw the Parr family — Bob (Mr. Incredible), Helen (Elastigirl), Dash, and Violet — it was 2004. A new threat, The Underminer, had quite literally just emerged to threaten Metroville. Did they defeat the evil mole-man? Was Violet’s first date with Tony a success? What’s up with Jak-Jak? It took 14 […]

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Cloak & Dagger Is A Different Marvel Show, And That’s Good

Posted  June 11, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Two episodes in, Freeform’s first show in the Marvel universe is breaking new ground for both the young adult channel and the MCU TV world. Cloak & Dagger, which premiered on the streaming channel Freeform June 7 with the first two, hour-long, episodes, is tonally more like the FX shows Justified or Atlanta than any […]

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MegaCon Orlando 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 4

Posted  June 9, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Our last Saturday gallery from MegaCon Orlando 2018 is a big one.  We have Disney princesses, caped crusaders, an amazing burlesque rabbit, an unbelievable original cosplay, and more.  We also have two of the judges from the Masters of Cosplay contest: leeleethebunny as Diamond from Land of the Lustrous, and sewingsasha as Wicked Lady from Sailor […]

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Check In To Hotel Artemis For Futuristic Fun Noir Action

Posted  June 8, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

In 2028 L.A., a greedy private corporation turns off the public water supply. Massive riots break out across the entire city. Private police companies with military-grade hardware gleefully use lethal force to quell the rioters. It’s definitely not the best time to rob a bank. And when the heist inevitably gets people shot, criminals in […]

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MegaCon Orlando 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 3

Posted  June 8, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Continuing with MegaCon‘s exceptional Saturday cosplay display, we have fan favorites from video game, Disney movies, and a (dead) galaxy far, far away… Once again to be clear,  these images are from MegaCon Orlando 2018, not to be confused with the newer MegaCon Tampa, held in the fall. Also, the images are mostly of contestants in the Masters […]

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Colossalcon 2018 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude

Posted  June 7, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

We are lucky to again this year have an exclusive gallery of cosplay photos taken by our friend The Portrait Dude during this year’s summer cosplay spectacular, Colossalcon. This year, we sent associate producer Crash: The Photos to Colossalcon, but with a mandate to focus on video. So we were thrilled when Wes made a gallery of stills […]

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Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes Expands the D&D Universe

Posted  June 6, 2018  by  Matt Timmins

Mordenkainen’s Tome of Foes, released May 29, is a handsome hardcover with brilliant, evocative artwork throughout, including a few two-page illustrations. The book itself is split into two parts: A detailed look at several races and conflicts from across the D&D multiverse; and a bestiary. Steeped in D&D lore, the Tome brings together creatures, idea, […]

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MegaCon 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted  June 5, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Part 2 of our Saturday gallery from MegaCon Orlando 2018 continues to feature some incredible, creative cosplays. First up is Dovah Design as Snow White Knight, who won Best In Show in the southeast regional Masters of Cosplay that night. The detail and execution on her cosplay was truly impressive. We also have Masters of the Universe, […]

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MegaCon 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted  June 4, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Saturday at MegaCon Orlando is a thing of beauty. The sheer diversity of cosplay is delightful, from kids in their first costumes to funny, creative mash-ups to people at the top of their cosplay game. This gallery is chock full of Disney cosplay, including a very shiny crab and Polynesian demigods, Jedi mermaid, evil supervillains, […]

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MegaCon 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2

Posted  June 3, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Up next is our second gallery from Friday at MegaCon Orlando. Competing in FanExpo’s Masters of Cosplay contest were terrifying demogorgons and assassins, lords and ladies from space, giant robots and Amazon warriors, a stellar Game of Thrones ‘ship, and my personal all-time favorite Rick & Morty cosplay. Cosplayers in this gallery include The Vhenix, Purple Mako, and many more. Photo […]

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MegaCon 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted  June 1, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

After a painful four-year absence Nerd Caliber returned to MegaCon this year, and in a big way. Although I should say MegaCon Orlando, as its parent company FanExpo also runs MegaCon Tampa Bay in September. “Mega” is the right word to describe MegaCon. The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., is enormous.  The show has […]

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MomoCon 2018 Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted  May 30, 2018  by  Bentpic5

MomoCon 2018 was held this Memorial Day weekend at the Georgia World Congress Center in downtown Atlanta. This was MomoCon’s fourth year at the GWCC and it’s fourth year running as a four-day convention. This year was their biggest year with more than 35,000 attendees. If you went last year and compared the exhibit halls, you […]

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