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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted  June 23, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

By all accounts, AnimeNEXT has grown quite a bit in its second year at the Atlantic City Convention Center. In 2016 the convention moved from its previous home in Somerset, NJ, to the land of the Boardwalk Empire. As he has for years, our Mid-Atlantic man on the scene Adam Etheridge went for us and brought back […]

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Comic Books

Boston Bee Cosplay as Bunny Spider-Gwen

Posted  June 22, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

While I didn’t get many chances to do featured photo shoot sets during ComiCONN, I knew I had to get at least one with the bright lights of the Foxwoods Resort Casino — its new home — in the background. Luckily, Boston Bee Cosplay had plans to wear a bunny suit version of Spider-Gwen mid-day […]

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Movies

Transformers: The Last Knight Needs to Be a Prophetic Title

Posted  June 21, 2017  by  Byron D. Zero

Michael Bay is back, and he brought his bag of tricks with him for the fifth installment of the (seemingly never ending) saga of the robots in disguise. Does Transformers: The Last Knight bring anything new to the table? Short answer is no, but here’s my analysis. The Last Knight takes place not too long […]

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Comic Books

ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 2

Posted  June 20, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We wrap up our hall shots coverage from ComiCONN, held for the first time at Foxwoods Resort Casino, with the second gallery from Sunday. To read all about how the first year back under the old name and in the new spot went check out my review. Cosplayers in this set include Anastasia Grace Cosplay, Just Saiyan Cosplay, Alie_Lynn, […]

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Comic Books

ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 1

Posted  June 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday at ComiCONN, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, was just almost as busy as Saturday, and I almost have enough photos for three galleries, but I will post two sets with over 100 images each. Among the coplayers in this first gallery are Zombie Leader, Khepera Cosplay, Kati Coe, T Wylie’s Misfit Toys, Bombeii Cosplay and Photography, Kairos Malificus Cosplay, Cosplay […]

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Gaming Reviews & Culture

Rabbit Story Bounds From Simple Concept to Complex Game

Posted  June 16, 2017  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we’re taking a journey into an unusual world of friendship, emotions and carrots — in Rabbit Story. Created by Viacheslav Bushuev, Rabbit Story is a point-and-click adventure told through a cast of talking animals. You play as Rabbit, a bunny who just missed his best friend Kitty’s birthday. You want […]

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Con Reports

J-Summit (August) 2010 Pictorial and Review

Posted  September 25, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

J-Summit holds monthly events at New York City’s Webster Hall’s “The Studio” It is definitely the place to go to see upcoming artist. On Aug 29th They had an amazing show from artist like pop smear. The Event kicked off on a powerful note when Lulla hit the stage. The energy did not seem to […]

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Music

Dir En Grey Destroys Boston!

Posted  September 25, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

Popular japanese rock band Dir En Grey was performing with bands Evoline and Apocalyptica on August 26, 2010 at the Royale in Boston, MA. There was a line about a quarter mile down the sidewalk before the show started so fans can get the chance to meet and greet Dir En Grey just before their […]

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Comic Books

Kieron Gillen Joins Matt Fraction on Uncanny X-Men

Posted  September 14, 2010  by  ravenhaired

Uncanny X-Men definitely needs some help, and in December, it’ll be getting it in the form of writer Kieron Gillen, newly-exclusive to Marvel and now co-writer to the merry mutants with Matt Fraction.  Gillen, who is already working on his own X-title due out soon, Generation Hope, should hopefully infuse some … well … “strength” to an Uncanny script that has […]

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Cosplay & Style

Cosplay Model: Shauna Leva

Posted  September 1, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

Shauna Leva isn’t only a very talented illustrator, but an experienced cosplayer. Check out her cosplay photos, her art, and her interview with us about her experience as a cosplayer. Photographs by Sam Carpenter Art by Shauna Leva

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Interviews

Alien Overlords of Rock: PLANETOID

Posted  August 28, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

The alien invasion has come! And instead of lazers, they brought guitars! Check out Planetoid and make sure you bring Ajax and a sponge from the heads that will explode!

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Comic Books

Review: Secret Avengers #4

Posted  August 26, 2010  by  ravenhaired

My awesome and hilarious co-worker at That’s Entertainment pointed out to me last week during our shift together that he wondered if there were any books I actually enjoyed reading.  When I was confused as to why he was asking this, he explained that he found the majority of my reviews to be amusing, because […]

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Con Reports

Otakon 2010 Pictorial and Review by Kiera Vallone

Posted  August 25, 2010  by  Kiera Vallone

Attending the East Coast’s largest anime convention is like being transported to a colorful, crazy, and definitely interesting world for a weekend. The convention atmosphere doesn’t stay confined to the Baltimore Convention Center (BCC), but can be felt throughout the Baltimore Inner Harbor. Cosplayers seemingly take over the area – meandering from their hotels to […]

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Ayden Gotzmer’s Pictorial and Review of Otakon 2010

Posted  August 23, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

Pictures and Review by Ayden Gotzmer Otakon, run by Otakorp, Inc. is easily the largest convention on the East Coast and has been hosted at the Baltimore Convention Center since 1999 but began in 1994. Since then, the convention has grown from 350 attendants to over 29,000. This year, unofficial attendance was announced at 29, […]

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Cosplay & Style

Otakon 2010 Pictorial by Amanda Walker – Shutterwish

Posted  August 22, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Amanda Walker of Shutterwish Photography has been a cosplayer for six years and has been into photography since she picked up a point and shoot years ago. You can usually find her plotting masquerade skits with her friends, photographing fellow cosplayers, and even dressing up in costumes herself (whenever she finally decides on which […]

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Otakon 2010 Pictorial by Elizabeth Conforti

Posted  August 22, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

Check out our huge Otakon Pictorial by photographer Elizabeth Conforti! If you like this check out our other three Otakon reviews and pictorials! ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Elizabeth Conforti is a photographer from Pennsylvania who specializes in portraiture, fashion and cosplay photography. Click on the link to see her set of photos she took during Otakon […]

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Ani Mini-Con 2010 Pictorial by Charles Young

Posted  August 22, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

Ani Mini-Con 2010 took place from Friday, July 30 to Sunday, August 1 at The SoHo Gallery For Digital Art in New York City. Charles Young of Obscura Shot attended the event and Nerd Caliber put together a pictorial of the events that took place. ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: Charles Young has taken professional pictures of models, […]

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Articles

Nerd Caliber’s Connecticon 2010 Video Review

Posted  August 22, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

Did you miss Connecticon 2010 or do you want to relieve the fun times you had at the con? Check out Nerd Caliber’s review of our experience there and see why you should start planning for Connecticon 2011!

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Articles

ConnectiCon 2010 Review

Posted  August 22, 2010  by  E. Ortiz

By Kiera Vallone ConnectiCon truly lives up to its’ tagline of “Everything but the kitchen sink!” While a relatively small convention, the convention packs in a variety of programming for all types of nerd/geek/etc. Part of what draws me to the convention every year are the Main Events. The staff members are all friendly and […]

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Articles

Scott Pilgrim Versus The World Review

Posted  August 19, 2010  by  Sammy Pipeline

As this is my first blog post for the site, I feel it is only proper to introduce myself and explain how I do things. My name is Sammy Pipeline. I am the Otaku “correspondent” here at Nerd Caliber and on top of that I also throw in my two cents about everything from music […]

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Comic Books

Doing the Creative Team Shuffle

Posted  August 18, 2010  by  ravenhaired

The DC solicitations for November are out, and it looks like Batgirl‘s getting a new artist in fan-favorite Dustin Nguyen.  While it certainly piques my interest to see how Nguyen’s unique style will suit the fun and adventurous tone of Batgirl, I’m sad to see the stellar and consistent art of Lee Garbett leave the […]

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