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Zenkaikon 2018 Weekend Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography

Posted  May 17, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

The last gallery from Zenkaikon 2018 is the second by KBV Photography and covers Saturday and Sunday at the Lancaster, Penn., event. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Cosplay Crew, RachniQueen, Cosmonaut Cosplay, opheliaccat, Sakuraharunogirl, comrade.kiwi, red_beanie_days, Lady Ava Cosplay, Oshi, sabyr_snikt, actualyohane, mad_doctor_mark, Red Card, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case […]

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Anime-Manga

Zenkaikon 2018 Friday Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography

Posted  May 16, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Our second set of galleries from Zenkaikon come from one of our longest-serving team members, KBV Photography. She traveled to Lancaster, Penn., a she has for us for many years, and got photos from all three days of the event. Cosplayers in this gallery from Friday include RachniQueen, gc_chan_cosplay, riyuski, loveslastlullaby, ladyleocosplay, sabyr_snikt, lyrabirdcosplay, Hikaru Cosplay, Miss. Erisaka Blu, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the […]

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Movies

Solo Services Star Wars Legacy Well, With Little Innovation

Posted  May 15, 2018  by  Geez Alize

I can remember entering the first Star Wars movie I ever saw, hair done up like Princess Leia, with sheer excitement that I didn’t understand at such a young age. I recall feeling the same while entering Star Wars: The Force Awakens with a newfound feeling of “they better not screw this up.” So when […]

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Anime-Manga

Zenkaikon 2018 Cosplay Gallery by Adam Etheridge

Posted  May 10, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

Zenkaikon, a multi-genre convention which celebrates anime, science fiction, and general pop culture, returned to the Lancaster County Convention Center for its 12th show. Held on the first weekend in May this year, this is the latest in the year that the convention has been held since moving to the Lancaster venue in 2013. The […]

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Anime-Manga

Free Comic Book Day 2018 at Double Midnight Comics, Part 3

Posted  May 9, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

The last of three galleries from Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, includes probably more of our regular cosplay friends the previous two. Which if you know how long it takes a cosplayer to get ready, it should be no surprise that they typically show up later in any given day. During the […]

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Comic Books

Free Comic Book Day 2018 at Double Midnight Comics, Part 2

Posted  May 8, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

At this year’s Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, I took a few more pictures of cosplayers and costume contestants than last year. The number of galleries is the same at three, but each has a few more images than the same one last year. The second of three galleries includes cosplayers J+C Cosplay, Zombie […]

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Articles

Sci-fi Authors Sharon Lee and Steve Miller win Skylark Award

Posted  February 24, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Maine writers Sharon Lee and Steve Miller received the 2012 Edward E. Smith Memorial Award for Imaginative Fiction — popularly called the Skylark Award — Saturday, February 18 at Boskone 49. Known for their Liaden Universe® fiction, Lee and Miller have been active in the SF community for decades, with frequent Guest of Honor and […]

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Articles

Meet The Team Behind BAMCon

Posted  February 22, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Conventions have not yet reached their peak in popularity or attendance. One new anime convention making the scene in the New England area is BAMCon. BAMCon is a first year anime convention located on the western side of Massachusetts. I have always been curious to know the “behind-the-scenes” at conventions and wondered at how much […]

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Articles

The Nerdist Way: Interview with Chris Hardwick

Posted  February 21, 2012  by  Shawn Proctor

Nerds are wired differently than average people. They have a tendency to be more obsessive about their passions (especially not sports) and possess the ability to focus for long periods of time (especially when obsessing about those passions.) Comedian Chris Hardwick knows the lows and highs of the beautiful nerd mind. He veered from a […]

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Cosplay & Style

Katsucon 2012 (Saturday Part Two): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted  February 21, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Welcome to the second part of Saturday’s collection of cosplay photographs taken at Katsucon 2012. These pictures were taken by the amazing Adam Howell. [nggallery id=57]

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Cosplay & Style

Katsucon 2012 (Saturday Part One): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted  February 20, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Welcome to the first part of Saturday’s collection of cosplay photographs taken at Katsucon 2012. These pictures were taken by the amazing Adam Howell. [nggallery id=56]

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Katsucon 2012 (Friday): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted  February 19, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

We promised you more pictures and we did not lie! This is Adam Howell’s cosplay pictorial of his Friday ventures at Katsucon 2012.  And keep checking back with us as there are more pictures coming your way! [nggallery id=55]

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Katsucon 2012 (Thursday): The Photography of Adam Howell

Posted  February 19, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

UPDATED! The anime convention Katsucon 2012 is not even over yet and we have pictures of Thursday’s shoot by the amazing Adam Howell. Expect MUCH MORE pictures coming soon from both Adam Howell and Kiera Vallone! [nggallery id=54]

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Tech & Games

Toys at the Table: Props in Role-Playing Games

Posted  February 16, 2012  by  Matt Timmins

Let face it: RPGs are not a spectator sport. To the outsider, tabletop role-playing games can look awfully dull. When we sit down at the table we don’t have the stunning graphics of a computer game, we tend not to wear the elaborate costumes of LARPers, and – with the exception of miniature-heavy games – […]

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Cosplay & Style

Ohayocon 2012: The Photography of Elizabeth Conforti

Posted  February 14, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Check out Lizz Conforti‘s awesome work during her time at Ohio’s highly attended anime convention Ohayocon 2012! [nggallery id=53]

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Cosplay & Style

How to Cosplay: The Secret World of Arrietty

Posted  February 14, 2012  by  Shauna Leva

Hey everyone, Today I’m going to give some advice on how I would put together a cosplay of Arrietty from the new Studio Ghibli/Disney collaboration, <em>The Secret World of Arrietty, </em>coming to theaters February 17th. Arrietty is a borrower; about the size of a human finger, Arrietty and her family live off of simple items […]

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Comic Books

First Ever Star Trek/Doctor Who Comic Book Crossover Coming in May

Posted  February 14, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

Star Trek: The Next Generation crew and the Doctor face off 
against the Borg and the Cybermen! In conjunction with BBC Worldwide Consumer Products and CBS Consumer Products, IDW Publishing will make history when two of the greatest science-fiction properties of all time come together in a comic book for the first time. The world’s […]

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Articles

Great Artists and Idiot Writers

Posted  February 12, 2012  by  David Palmacci

Did you guys know it was Walt Disney’s college roommate who said to him one night, “I have this amazing idea! It’s about a mouse, a duck, a dog, and another dog (but this one can talk)! You can draw, color, and animate them and I will give you more ideas as they come to […]

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Cromwell Historical Society’s Ball of the Rebellion

Posted  February 12, 2012  by  Kelley Griffin

Every year the Cromwell Historical Society in Connecticut throws their Ball of the Rebellion. Gentlemen and ladies come from all over to dance, dine and socialize all in the fashion of the 1860s. For the past three years I’ve been in attendance and it is one of the highlights of my year. The Cromwell Historical […]

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Cosplay & Style

Red Zebra Photography: Templecon 2012

Posted  February 12, 2012  by  E. Ortiz

As we are currently working on our review of Templecon 2012, sit back, relax and enjoy a cup of Earl Grey and check out the awesome photography of Red Zebra! You can find out more about Red Zebra here! [nggallery id=52]

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The Photography of Bentpic5: Kamicon 2012

Posted  February 10, 2012  by  Bentpic5

[singlepic id=4374 w=320 h=240 float=center] Kamicon is an anime convention hosted by University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL. This was their fourth season/year as a con and showing signs of growth from the previous years. They had 2,468 attendees registered which was a slight drop than last year but this was their first year charging for entrance. [singlepic id=4353 […]

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