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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 2!

Posted  April 26, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We’re at the last gallery from FirstPerson Shooter from Spring Super Megafest 2017. Among the cosplayers in the second of two Sunday galleries are Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Olivia Kitt Cosplay, Mink the Satyr, Cares O-Lot Cosplay, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, R.W. Martin, Elegant Valkyrie, Thatch Cosplay, Deathbycosplay, Aemiliaaaaaa, Sakura Diamond Photography, Hybrid Spyder, Lunsum, Battle Stardoe, FergyK, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Sunday Part 1!

Posted  April 25, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Things slowed down drastically on Sunday at Spring Super Megafest 2017. This was without a doubt in large part caused by what seems to have been a very fun and long-lasting series of Saturday after parties. But I still managed to shoot two galleries worth of photos, and didn’t have to move from my favorite backdrop. In this […]

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Con Reports

Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 4!

Posted  April 24, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We wrap up the photo galleries from Saturday of Spring Super Megafest 2017 with this last of four. A couple great examples of the kind of pop culture draw the SMF has are the cosplays by West Street Studios of “The Narrator” from Fight Club, and Everyone’s Hero Cosplay as Ozone from Breakin. DragonCon might be the only […]

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Comic Books

Will Marvel’s ‘Legacy’ Event Bring Its Groove Back?

Posted  April 23, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Marvel announced more information about it’s Fall event called “Legacy.” The gist is that it seems to be correcting the off-course moves of the past few years, including returning to the numbering of issues from before it restarted at No. 1 for those titles that got that change starting in the “All-New” campaign. The news […]

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Con Reports

Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 3!

Posted  April 22, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The third gallery from Saturday of Spring Super Megafest 2017 continues to show off the excellent cosplay on display, as fans of all kinds of fandoms drew them to Marlborough. This gallery has in it cosplayers Steampunk Snowdrop, AssassinAni, Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Serena Cosplay, Olivia Kitt Cosplay, That Wonder Woman, Erin Rose Actor, EmmyCosplays, Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay, KC Cosplays, Ember Jay Cosplay, Petry Cosplays, Cares O-Lot […]

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Spring Super Megafest 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 2!

Posted  April 21, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The second gallery from Spring Super Megafest a few weekends ago took place on a beautiful day, which I saw little of, being so busy shooting inside. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Lithium Kitty, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Cares O-Lot Cosplay, Brandon the Shapeshifter, Benn of Robbins Studios, Wonderllama Photography, Martinez.E Photography, Miss Kits Cosplay, The Covinator, Briezerker Cosplay, AkaneSaotome Cosplay, Jennifer […]

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Anime-Manga

Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 4

Posted  April 11, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Time to round out the Saturday galleries from Anime Boston 2017 with the last of four. With the Masquerade going on right after the Dealers closed, things slowed down a lot in the last few hours, But I still shot some amazing cosplayers. Among those cosplayers are Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Aemiliaaaaaa, Thatch Cosplay, Lady Cels, GeezAlize Cosplay, Chris […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 3

Posted  April 10, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Cosplay galleries from the very busy and fun Saturday at Anime Boston 2017 continue with this third of four. Having our table promoting our Cosplay And Photography Expo directly across from the main entrance to the Dealers Room was very helpful. In this gallery are cosplayers Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Kozaryby Cosplay, Lola Noir Cosplay, Mini Mal Cosplay, alaurelflower, […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 2

Posted  April 9, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The second Saturday gallery from Anime Boston 2017 includes cosplayers Moonie Warrior Cosplay, ShiroiOji Cosplay, Thatch Cosplay, Scarlet Ketchup, Dollilicious, Azumii, Impostor Cosplay, Bombeii Cosplay and Photography, Chocobobutt, Wonderllama Photography, West Street Studios, Dusty Cosplay, Miss Nayroby’s Cosplays, LenaKali Cosplay?, Em Mae Cosplay, Jackie-chan Cosplay, ATK PWR, Human Sushi Cosplay, Mandycake Cosplay, J. Warford, and quite a few more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the […]

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Nerd Culture

Death Squared is Roundly Challenging, Fun

Posted  April 7, 2017  by  Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Welcome to Indie Spotlight! Today we go into a puzzled frenzy with one of the hits from PAX 2017’s Indie MegaBooth — Death Squared! [Ed.Note: Read the extensive roundup of this year’s Indie MegaBooth.] Death Squared is one of the newest cooperative puzzle games on the market. You can tackle a Story mode solo or […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Saturday Gallery, Part 1

Posted  April 7, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We got enough photo content out of Saturday of Anime Boston 2017 to do five galleries, but it also can squeeze into four and just make it under our self-imposed limit of 130 images per gallery. So four it is. In this gallery you’ll find cosplayers Natalie Fuinha Cosplay, Firefrost Cosplay, Cosplay 213, Cosplay Dad, West Street […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Nurse Joy by Gogo Incognito

Posted  April 6, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Next up from PAX East 2017 is another Pokemon favorite: Nurse Joy. Frequent Nerd Caliber contributor and all-around amazing cosplayer Gogo Incognito debuted her fun, flirty version of the classic Pokemon character to rave reviews.  We also have some great shots with @Danjerface as Ash Ketchum. We had a blast shooting in several locations, including the 3rd floor ‘overhang’ looking […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 4

Posted  April 6, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We’ve reached the last of four galleries from Friday of Anime Boston 2017. This gallery is extra cool in that it features two different pairs of cosplayers as the cartoon versions of musical guests Puffy AmiYumi — both of which came to the Cosplay And Photography Expo table within an hour of each other. First was […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 3

Posted  April 5, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Continuing with Friday galleries from Anime Boston 2017 you get a great sense of the variety of types of fandoms that people cosplayed from, even at a clearly anime-focused convention. There is even the second of two cosplays inspired by music videos from the band My Chemical Romance. What are the odds? In this gallery are […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 2

Posted  April 4, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Friday at Anime Boston 2017 was as busy as any Friday in previous years, despite the ever-worsening weather. If there was any hiccup for us, it was that those of us with tables in Con Row outside the Dealers Room had to wait for our actual tables. The relocated Coat Check station had taken them all. […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Zero Suit Samus by MicroKitty

Posted  April 4, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Next up in our PAX East 2017 photo sets: the talented and extremely intrepid MicroKitty Cosplay.  High winds, snow and a Zero Suit Samus cosplay make for a chilly photoshoot, but MicroKitty nails every shot.  Somehow, this was the first time did a shoot together. Here’s hoping we have more for you soon! Photo gallery […]

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Anime Boston 2017 Friday Gallery, Part 1

Posted  April 3, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The weather gods continued to have it in for Spring conventions in Boston, as freezing rain, snow and sleet pelted the Hynes Convention Center during much of Anime Boston 2017. At least it wasn’t as bitterly cold as attendees of PAX East 2017 had to suffer under just three weekends prior. That didn’t stop the […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Overwatch Trio

Posted  March 30, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Snowing, you say?  Cold as Valhalla in February, is it?  Sounds perfect for an outdoor shoot with an incredible Overwatch group. Next up in our PAX East 2017 feature shoot hit parade: Steel Shield Cosplay as Hanzo, Queen of Coats as Arctic Zarya, and Sisu Cosplay & Craft as Valkyrie Mercy. It was one of […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Dante & Vergil

Posted  March 29, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

If you’re a fan of the classic Devil May Cry videogame series, you’ll love the our next feature set from PAX East 2017. This features frequent Nerd Caliber contributor, Gogo Incognito, as Dante, and ElectronWarrior Cosplay as Vergil. We wanted to use a funky space, so we went to the walkway outside.  Sure, it was […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Arcade Ahri by ATK PWR

Posted  March 28, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

While most of our Featured Sets from PAX East 2017 were shot by Wonderllama Photography — including some out in one of the coldest Saturday’s this winter in Boston — I did a couple on Saturday evening. The first is this wonderfully colorful set of Arcade Ahri from Riot’s League of Legends. Boston cosplayer ATK PWR made the tails […]

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PAX East 2017 Featured Set, Magikarp by Mink the Satyr

Posted  March 27, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

First up from my PAX East 2017 feature shoots: the incredibly talented Mink the Satyr Cosplay. I had the opportunity to shoot two of her incredible Pokemon-inspired cosplays at PAX. On Saturday, we had a blast shooting her amazing Magikarp cosplay. Things got a little witchy and dramatic, which makes it all the more fun. Photo […]

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