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Last Jedi Far From Least Jedi

Posted  December 12, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

I have one serious issue after seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Rian Johnson won’t be back to write and direct the next one. I am going to find it challenging to keep my review below spoiler-free, because so much is different in this movie from previous movies in the franchise that saying anything about it […]

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The Shape of Water Will Fill Your Hearts and Minds

Posted  December 9, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

The tagline for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is “A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times.” It’s a clever phrase whose double meaning is quite apt. Set in the incredibly troubled Cold War era of 1962, its depiction of racism, sexual harassment and xenophobia is every bit as relevant in 2017. It’s at once […]

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Sunday RICC 2017 Cosplay Gallery by ZephyrLynk Productions!

Posted  December 8, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our very last piece of photographic content from Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 is the gallery from Sunday shot by Jake of Zephyrlynk Productions. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Koi Fish Asylum, SBG Cosplay, Super Savage, The CosBae Dolls, J. Warford and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and […]

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Update: Sex Offender Quits as Photo Ops Provider for BSCCC

Posted  December 6, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Update 3: The trademark infringement case wasn’t settled, it was decided by a judge and the judge’s ruling was not opposed. The information about that decision has been updated below. Update 2: The post from Silverman of Sci-Fi Photo Guys has been taken down from the Boston SouthCoast Comic Con Facebook page and has been […]

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RICC Feature Photo Set of Inferno Squad

Posted  December 3, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Last up in our  Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 Feature Photo Shoots sets is J. Warford and his friend and fellow member of The 501st Legion, Ivory, cosplaying as Inferno Squad members. The characters are drawn from Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad, a prequel novel to the video game Battlefront II. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads […]

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Anime Boston Parent Sues Boston Anime Fest Parent Over Trademark

Posted  December 1, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the New England Anime Society Inc. filed a trademark infringement suit against Fantastic Gatherings Inc. and Image Meet and Greet Entertainment LLC over the use of the term “Boston Anime.” Boston Anime Fest is a new sub-event held concurrently with the Boston SouthCoast Comic Con & Collectible Extravaganza, formerly know as Pop Culture […]

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Last Jedi Far From Least Jedi

Posted  December 12, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

I have one serious issue after seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Rian Johnson won’t be back to write and direct the next one. I am going to find it challenging to keep my review below spoiler-free, because so much is different in this movie from previous movies in the franchise that saying anything about it […]

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The Shape of Water Will Fill Your Hearts and Minds

Posted  December 9, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

The tagline for Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water is “A Fairy Tale for Troubled Times.” It’s a clever phrase whose double meaning is quite apt. Set in the incredibly troubled Cold War era of 1962, its depiction of racism, sexual harassment and xenophobia is every bit as relevant in 2017. It’s at once […]

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Sunday RICC 2017 Cosplay Gallery by ZephyrLynk Productions!

Posted  December 8, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our very last piece of photographic content from Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 is the gallery from Sunday shot by Jake of Zephyrlynk Productions. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Koi Fish Asylum, SBG Cosplay, Super Savage, The CosBae Dolls, J. Warford and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and […]

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Update: Sex Offender Quits as Photo Ops Provider for BSCCC

Posted  December 6, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Update 3: The trademark infringement case wasn’t settled, it was decided by a judge and the judge’s ruling was not opposed. The information about that decision has been updated below. Update 2: The post from Silverman of Sci-Fi Photo Guys has been taken down from the Boston SouthCoast Comic Con Facebook page and has been […]

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RICC Feature Photo Set of Inferno Squad

Posted  December 3, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Last up in our  Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 Feature Photo Shoots sets is J. Warford and his friend and fellow member of The 501st Legion, Ivory, cosplaying as Inferno Squad members. The characters are drawn from Star Wars Battlefront II: Inferno Squad, a prequel novel to the video game Battlefront II. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads […]

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Anime Boston Parent Sues Boston Anime Fest Parent Over Trademark

Posted  December 1, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

On Tuesday, Nov. 28, the New England Anime Society Inc. filed a trademark infringement suit against Fantastic Gatherings Inc. and Image Meet and Greet Entertainment LLC over the use of the term “Boston Anime.” Boston Anime Fest is a new sub-event held concurrently with the Boston SouthCoast Comic Con & Collectible Extravaganza, formerly know as Pop Culture […]

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RICC Feature Photo Set with Brandon the Shapeshifter

Posted  November 30, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Next up in our Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 Feature Photo Shoots is Brandon the Shapeshifter. He brought a brand-new, original design, called ‘The Master of Time & Space.” As usual, Brandon absolutely slays with this glamorous, mysterious cosplay. The rotunda at the Omni Providence hotel was the perfect place for this shoot, with the […]

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Second Saturday Gallery From AnimeNYC by Adam Etheridge

Posted  November 29, 2017  by  Adam Etheridge

We now come to my second, and final photo gallery from Saturday at Anime NYC, which will also be my final photo gallery from the event. Once I finished shooting in front of Anime NYC’s banner, I moved on to get a few photos from a couple of scheduled meetups at the event. First I […]

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First Saturday Gallery From AnimeNYC by Adam Etheridge

Posted  November 28, 2017  by  Adam Etheridge

Saturday is typically the day that brings out the highest quantity of cosplayers at any multi-day convention, and Anime NYC was no exception. I spent most of the morning and early afternoon hours on Saturday taking photos in front of Anime NYC banner near the entrance to the building. The overcast skies that we had […]

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Friday Gallery From The First AnimeNYC by Adam Etheridge

Posted  November 27, 2017  by  Adam Etheridge

Anime NYC, a creation of LeftField Media, held its inaugural show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on Nov. 17-19. There was no lack of competition, with at least four other comic and anime related events being held in the NY/NJ/PA area on the same weekend. Despite this, Anime NYC […]

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Final RICC 2017 Cosplay Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter!

Posted  November 27, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

This is the last cosplay gallery from me from Rhode Island Comic Con 2017. But it won’t be the last content from the chilly convention, as we have some more coming from Zephyrlynk Productions. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Muin + Staers Cosplay, irl_genji, BNHPhotography, geekyacosplay, geekyjcosplay, marvelchick96, loki_dark_world, Super Savage, Mini Mal Cosplay, Maid of Malice, The CosBae Dolls, Magical Warriors Cosplay, […]

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Third Sunday RICC 2017 Cosplay Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter!

Posted  November 26, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The third gallery from Sunday at Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 includes some of the most daring costumes of the weekend — and I definitely include in that list the hairy-chested male Wonder Woman. In this gallery are cosplayers NivMizzle Cosplay, dollfacesabrina, pernicious.pen, Closet Geekery, Timberwolf Cosplay, cinnarust_studio, CiaoBirdie Cosplay, Brandon the Shapeshifter, GeezAlize Cosplay, Chris Doherty Quest For Screen Accuracy, ladycorvid.cosplay, Vasilichia Designs, Franco Films, Lucky Grim Creative, Disney Princess […]

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Second Sunday RICC 2017 Cosplay Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter!

Posted  November 25, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday at Rhode Island Comic Con 2017 was a little warmer than Saturday, but not by much. However the ticket lines that ran down the sidewalk outside the Rhode Island Convention Center were smaller and moved faster than the previous day. Cosplayers in this second of two galleries from Sunday include LadyJ_Cosplay, Big Daddy Cosplay, Mr.Cosplay, highmaharajahcosplay, kittycatcosplays, 9RealmsCosplay, Kaylaina Cosplay, missmollythelibrarian13, shadowtinkcosplay, LenaKali Cosplay?, and many […]

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First Sunday RICC 2017 Cosplay Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter!

Posted  November 24, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday was less crowded at Rhode Island Comic Con 2017, as is usual with any convention. But it still drew plenty of cosplayers, since the cosplay contest was that day, not Saturday. Among the cosplayers in this first of four galleries from Sunday are brandon.e52, Multitudes Cosplay, Not Quite Done Yet Cosplay, loki_dark_world, Brandon the Shapeshifter, morenafantasie, Momochi Cosplays, Turnfolio Cosplay, ArmariaSeole Cosplay, Maverick Dad Cosplay, Olivia Kitt […]

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See Ep. 1 of the New Series Knightfall at a Boston Theater – FREE!

Posted  November 24, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Riding the success of its original scripted historical drama Vikings, the History Channel is introducing a series about the Knights Templar and the search for the lost Holy Grail. You can see the first episode on the big screen … for free! That’s right, you can attend a special advance screening of the first episode […]

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