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Nauticon Cosplay Game Picks Up In 2016

Posted  May 24, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Slowly the word about the beauty of the location of Nauticon is reaching more cosplayers in New England. The 21-plus convention takes over for an entire weekend the very last resort on the very tip of Cape Cod, the Provincetown Inn. This year saw more cosplayers than any year I have been attending, and that made for more […]

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‘Angry Birds’ Movie Mostly Lays An Egg

Posted  May 23, 2016  by  Byron D. Zero

Well over a year ago, I saw an ad on Hulu for the Angry Birds movie, and after watching that ad, I had a morbid curiosity for its existence. Far from my normal otaku style obsession towards things, it intrigued me. It seemed like something that would have done very well in 1996, or as […]

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‘Aurion’ Brings African Studio’s Game To The World

Posted  May 22, 2016  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we take a look at what I found to be the highlight of the Indie MegaBooth at PAX East 2016 — Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan! Aurion is a fantasy action RPG, heavily inspired by JRPG elements like the “Tales of” series. It’s a 2.5D world (2D graphics with 3D […]

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Presenting The Third ACBC Cosplay Gallery

Posted  May 21, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

The last ACBC cosplay gallery from Atlantic City Boardwalk Con by one of our Mid-Atlantic photography team members, Adam Etheridge, rounds out our photo coverage of the convention held in the home of the Miss Universe Pageant and Trump Casino. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Minnie d’ Moocha, Knightmage, Jessica Grey, Caram3llo Cosplay, Kati […]

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ACBC Cosplay Galleries Continue

Posted  May 19, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Last weekend Adam Etheridge was at the second annual Atlantic City Boardwalk Con taking pictures for us. He brought us three ACBC cosplay galleries worth of images, and this is the second of those This gallery features cosplayers ALJ Cosplay, Cin’ Von Quinzel, Kay Victoria Cosplay, Katastrophe Cosplay, ECHO Endless, Teeny Foxx, Siryn, Big Hero Vince, Saraphina Cosplay, Andrew Arkham Cosplay, […]

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In Atlantic City, Cosplayers ‘Do’ AC Boardwalk Con

Posted  May 18, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

When the con season heats up in the Mid-Atlantic states, our man Adam Etheridge gets busy. Last weekend he was at the second annual Atlantic City Boardwalk Con, and brought us three galleries worth of images of Atlantic City cosplayers who attended the convention in the city of Nucky Johnson and Donald Trump. Cosplayers in this […]

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Nauticon Cosplay Game Picks Up In 2016

Posted  May 24, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Slowly the word about the beauty of the location of Nauticon is reaching more cosplayers in New England. The 21-plus convention takes over for an entire weekend the very last resort on the very tip of Cape Cod, the Provincetown Inn. This year saw more cosplayers than any year I have been attending, and that made for more […]

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‘Angry Birds’ Movie Mostly Lays An Egg

Posted  May 23, 2016  by  Byron D. Zero

Well over a year ago, I saw an ad on Hulu for the Angry Birds movie, and after watching that ad, I had a morbid curiosity for its existence. Far from my normal otaku style obsession towards things, it intrigued me. It seemed like something that would have done very well in 1996, or as […]

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‘Aurion’ Brings African Studio’s Game To The World

Posted  May 22, 2016  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we take a look at what I found to be the highlight of the Indie MegaBooth at PAX East 2016 — Aurion: Legacy of the Kori-Odan! Aurion is a fantasy action RPG, heavily inspired by JRPG elements like the “Tales of” series. It’s a 2.5D world (2D graphics with 3D […]

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Presenting The Third ACBC Cosplay Gallery

Posted  May 21, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

The last ACBC cosplay gallery from Atlantic City Boardwalk Con by one of our Mid-Atlantic photography team members, Adam Etheridge, rounds out our photo coverage of the convention held in the home of the Miss Universe Pageant and Trump Casino. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Minnie d’ Moocha, Knightmage, Jessica Grey, Caram3llo Cosplay, Kati […]

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ACBC Cosplay Galleries Continue

Posted  May 19, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Last weekend Adam Etheridge was at the second annual Atlantic City Boardwalk Con taking pictures for us. He brought us three ACBC cosplay galleries worth of images, and this is the second of those This gallery features cosplayers ALJ Cosplay, Cin’ Von Quinzel, Kay Victoria Cosplay, Katastrophe Cosplay, ECHO Endless, Teeny Foxx, Siryn, Big Hero Vince, Saraphina Cosplay, Andrew Arkham Cosplay, […]

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In Atlantic City, Cosplayers ‘Do’ AC Boardwalk Con

Posted  May 18, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

When the con season heats up in the Mid-Atlantic states, our man Adam Etheridge gets busy. Last weekend he was at the second annual Atlantic City Boardwalk Con, and brought us three galleries worth of images of Atlantic City cosplayers who attended the convention in the city of Nucky Johnson and Donald Trump. Cosplayers in this […]

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Small In Size, ACBC Still Impresses This Comics Cosplayer

Posted  May 16, 2016  by  JIbrii Ransom

Atlantic City Boardwalk con was a convention I really wanted to go to when it debuted last year. I heard the con was great, and honestly, after attending ACBC this past weekend I have to agree — ACBC is pretty amazing. Ironically, despite mostly doing comic book character cosplays, I don’t do a lot of […]

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FCBD 2016 Cosplay Gallery From DMC, Part 3

Posted  May 15, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Here is the final gallery from last Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH. In this gallery you’ll find Teragarm Cosplay, Cassadilla Cosplay, Stabitha and Peaches from Wicked Geeky, Mysty Riddler’s Piratanical Cosplays, Human Sushi Cosplay, Mhysa Cosplay, Koi Fish Asylum, Raymond Ramos Cosplay, Hybrid Spyder, Bethany Maddock, EllyStar Cosplay and many more. We […]

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Anime Fan Fest 2016 Cosplay Gallery, Part 2

Posted  May 13, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

The convention Anime Fan Fest was held at the Garden State Exhibit Center in New Jersey this past weekend, and we had our photographer Adam Etheridge there to capture images of the excellent cosplayers. This is the second of two galleries from that convention. Cosplayers in this gallery include Vegas PG Cosplay, Becka Noel, Ani-Mia, Bellatrix Aiden, Rose […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2016 At DMC, 2 of 3!

Posted  May 12, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, last Saturday was once again all but a small convention in the number of attendees, the number of artists, and of course the number of cosplayers. Below is the second of three galleries from that day. Here are cosplayers Jen-Jen Noodle Bowl, Boston’s Deadpool, Love […]

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Anime Fan Fest 2016 Gallery, Part 1

Posted  May 11, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Not everyone was at a comic book store this past weekend for Free Comic Book Day — many in and around New Jersey were at Anime Fan Fest. The convention was held at the Garden State Exhibit Center this year, the venue where AnimeNEXT used to be located. According to our photographer on the scene, Adam Etheridge, Anime Fan […]

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Quiet Moments Can’t Fix Overreach of ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

Posted  May 10, 2016  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

After watching X-Men: Apocalypse, the third entry in the new-look X-Men series, one word comes to mind. Hubris. It features heavily in the story and major themes. Figuratively and almost literally, Angel is Icarus, the winged Greek poster boy for hubris. Apocalypse, a god-like, nearly omnipotent being, is the personification of overreach. Going-it-alone vs. teamwork […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2016 At DMC, Part 1!

Posted  May 10, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

While it was Free Comic Book Day on Saturday all across the nation, we were at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH again this year for a couple of reasons. First, DMC draws one of the biggest crowds in New England for FCBD, and without question the biggest crowd of cosplayers. Second, the team at […]

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Featured Photo Set: Fallout 4 Cosplay Is Fantastic!

Posted  May 8, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Yesterday was Free Comic Book Day all around the country and at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, the cosplay turnout was amazing as always, and the costume contest did not disappoint. While I am processing the whole gallery from that day, let’s celebrate two of the contest winners, Steel Shield Cosplay as Best Overall and Zantedeschia Cosplay, as […]

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An Open Letter To Writers: Please Stop Being Lazy

Posted  May 6, 2016  by  Rodney Brown

Before I get into the lengthy letter itself, let me address the reader. Going forward there will be seriously large spoilers for the anime Ajin, the Fox TV series Gotham and the movie Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, in that order. I have to go into detail to explain how the writing was so […]

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