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New York Comic Con 2017 – Saturday Gallery by Wonderllama Photo

Posted  October 21, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Saturday at New York Comic Con is something to behold.  The cosplays are next-level, the crowds are enormous, and the energy is tangible.  While I spent most of the day shooting video, I was able to do a few quick photo shoots with Tiffany Rae Knight; Cosplay Dad; MicroMerc Digital; Gogo Incognito; Emarie Jay; Drew […]

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New York Comic Con 2017 Adam Etheridge Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted  October 20, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The second Saturday gallery by Adam Etheridge from New York Comic Con 2017 features a number of group shots from DC cosplayers, and also Game of Thrones, as well as an assortment of individual cosplayer shots taken outside and on the showroom floor. In this gallery you will find cosplayers  Lady Kayleen, Avacyn Ava, DC Cosplayers East, Cosplay Butterfly, Lua Stardust, […]

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New York Comic Con 2017 Adam Etheridge Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted  October 20, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Now we move on to Adam Etheridge‘s Saturday galleries from New York Comic Con 2017. By Saturday, Adam had a good idea of how he could make shooting outdoors work even without access to the famous tunnel. Among the cosplayers in this first of two galleries are MicroKitty, Hikaru Cosplay, Jester Props, The Nightosphere, Cosplay Crew, Mae Mae Twin Cosplay, overpowered.otter, OverWatch Cosplay, […]

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New York Comic Con 2017 FPS Gallery, Saturday Part 4

Posted  October 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

My last gallery from Saturday at New York Comic Con 2017 contains another of my favorite cosplays of the convention — the Black Panther from 1 million BC from Marvel’s Legacy title. Cosplayers you’ll find in this gallery include kamarirosa, cstuds, M I S S I S S I P P I, fashionenigma, Queerly Femmetastic Cosplay, Willow Silverlock, thedarkblu, Sofia Sivan, jareddreed, acaswell23, Nikki Lee Cosplay, yaldamn, RAD Cosplay, Vorian Cosplay, MicroMerc Digital, Cutiepiesensei Cosplay, tishilolo15, helalipop, urbanenigma, Scorpking Costuming, Dominycanknyght […]

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New York Comic Con 2017 FPS Gallery, Saturday Part 3

Posted  October 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Gallery three of four from Saturday at New York Comic Con 2017 includes one of the most bizarre cosplays — if it can be called that — I saw at the con. Schick had someone dressed up as the humanoid mech-like razor they called Hydrobot from the company’s commercials. While it is common to see official cosplays […]

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New York Comic Con 2017 FPS Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted  October 18, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The second gallery from Saturday at New York Comic Con 2017 covers the time of the panel we sponsored, Advanced Cosplay Q&A, and includes a couple of photos of three of our panelists: Lucky Grim Creative, Human Sushi Cosplay, and Mhysa Cosplay. In this gallery you will also find cosplayers Debbie Sath in the HoneyBee armor made by […]

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Tech & Games

A Trio of Terrors for Call of Cthulhu: Age of Cthulhu – The Long Reach of Evil Review

Posted  September 4, 2011  by  Matt Timmins

Age of Cthulhu: the Long Reach of Evil is the 5th in Goodman Games’ series of Call of Cthulhu scenarios.  Set in the 1920’s, this trio of terrors lops madly across the globe from Sumatra to Tibet to the Amazon presenting a concoction of mystery, terror, and violence, as well as some nasty surprises. Though […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Kiera Vallone: Connecticon 2011

Posted  September 2, 2011  by  Kiera Vallone

Here is the latest collection of pictures from our photographer Kiera Vallone and the theme is her encounters with the cosplayers of Connecticon 2011. Sure we have other pictures of Connecticon 2011, but Kiera Vallone’s perspective, skills and style is too unique for you to ignore. We had a great time at Connecticon 2011 and […]

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Music

MC Frontalot’s Solved: Album Review

Posted  August 25, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

MC Frontalot is viewed as not only as a nerdcore rapper but as THE nerdcore rapper. He’s become its icon, its leader and its representative. But with the release of his new album Solved, he’s now become its philosopher. Don’t get me wrong. Solved is an entertaining album, with great beats that balances old school […]

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Cosplay & Style

The Photography of Angelwing: San Japan 2011

Posted  August 24, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

Angelwing’s experience at San Japan 2011, which took place in San Antonia, Texas on August 5th to 7th, 2011, was filled with “very fun, hang out times with friends, doing photoshoots for them and meeting awesome new people.”  She tells Nerd Caliber that, “The cosplay contest is an event I rarely go to, but I […]

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Herculean Effort: 10 Questions with Fred Van Lente

Posted  August 23, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

If you are wondering why comic books characters like Alpha Flight and Hercules are cool again, then you need to follow the works of Fred Van Lente.  For those that lament that a lot of stories in Marvel Comics either don’t fit continuity or are too dark, Mr. Van Lente’s work has the perfect balance […]

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Cosplay & Style

GEN CON Indy 2011 – Day Three: Final Day of Cosplay

Posted  August 19, 2011  by  Elle Knight

This is the final collection of photos that was taken on the last day of Gen Con Indy 2011. [nggallery id=22]

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The Amazing Cosplay Photography of STEPHEN TANG

Posted  August 19, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

What differentiates a picture from a work of art? Nerd Caliber interviews Stephen Tang, an amazing photographer, from the worlds of New Jersey and New York. We asked Mr. Tang, with his many years of photography experience, to talk to us about the art of the camera and what separates amateur picture-taking from professional photography. […]

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GEN CON Indy 2011 Day Two – Cosplay Pictorial

Posted  August 14, 2011  by  Elle Knight

Day two had arrived, and I got costumed and ready to take in the sights. I was ready for some cosplay, and I definitely got it. [nggallery id=23]

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TV/Movies & Music

FMV Spotlight: Adora Belle – Fighter

Posted  August 14, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

This week’s FMV is from the BBC’s  adaption of Terry Pratchett’s Going Postal from the Discworld series. This one is specifically dealing with the character Adora Belle, played by Claire Foy. The song used is Fighter by Christina Aguilera. Going Postal is both a fantastic book and film, and if you haven’t seen it yet, […]

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Con Reports

GEN CON Indy 2011 – Day One Report

Posted  August 14, 2011  by  Elle Knight

It hit me sometime around mid-morning on Wednesday. It was the eve of the beginning of GENCON, and my boyfriend and I were about to embark on our epic three hour drive full of NPR and dance music to reach our beloved Indianapolis destination. If only I could get through my long and arduous half-day […]

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Articles

Are Conventions Bad For The Economy?

Posted  August 10, 2011  by  Even Makara

With the climax of San Diego’s monstrous Comic-Con came a news interview from Russia Today (RT Networks) that undoubtedly left many seething in anger and indignation. Watching the clip for this article was almost physically painful to bear as the RT news anchor interviewed a cosplayer, trying to goad her into saying that the comic […]

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Anime-Manga

AMV Spotlight: Last Exile – If I Could Fly

Posted  August 8, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

While we are working on new material, check out our friend, Wizlor234‘s, anime music video based on the steampunk anime Last Exile. The song, If I could Fly, is by Above and Beyond ft. Oceanlab. Enjoy!

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Cosplay & Style

Connecticon 2011 Pictorial (Part Two)

Posted  July 29, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

Currently, we are still working on our review of Connecticon 2011 (including Kiera Vallone’s awesome collection of photographs), but until that grand moment arrives, have fun and check out our second and last picture collection of the amazing cosplayers! If you want to see the first set, click here! Pictures by the anime maniacs Team […]

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Connecticon 2011 Pictorial (Part One)

Posted  July 27, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

Currently, we are working on our review of Connecticon 2011 (including Kiera Vallone’s awesome collection of photographs), but until that grand moment arrives, have fun and check out our first picture collection of the amazing cosplayers! Pictures by Team Awesome. [nggallery id=9]

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Connecticon 2011: Cosplay Edition

Posted  July 26, 2011  by  E. Ortiz

Connecticut’s most awesome anime convention has come and gone once again, but do not fear! Today, I bring you our awesome coverage of some of the amazing cosplay displayed at the convention. Shauna Leva and the Team Awesome crew roamed around the con, dodging wild pokemon, to bring you their footage of cosplayer interviews. How […]

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