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Iron Fist’s Issues Infect The Defenders

Posted  August 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Netflix and Marvel have finally this week brought together the heroes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist in the long-anticipated team show The Defenders. Is it right up there with The Avengers or is it a bit more like X-Men: Apocalypse? Below is my mostly spoiler free review. I say mostly because there […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 2

Posted  August 19, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Working my way through the six galleries from Saturday at Boston Comic Con, we are now up to No. 2. Among the amazing cosplay and craftsmanship in here is at least one costume contest winner, and the amazing K-2SO droid made by Brian of the 501st New England Garrison. If you see him at an upcoming con, ask […]

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Comic Books

Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 1

Posted  August 18, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We will have whopping six galleries from Saturday at Boston Comic Con, from our studio set up in the cosplay contest area in the Community Zone. That was the area that held the large charity fundraising costumer groups, like the The Ghostbusters of New Hampshire and the 501st New England Garrison, as well as the cosplay celebrities. […]

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DuckTales Delivers Fun Familiar And New

Posted  August 18, 2017  by  Byron D. Zero

Life has been like a hurricane since Disney announced the reboot of DuckTales last year on Disney XD. With announcements, speculations, and rumors for days, it’s been a Duckblur! With all this hype, the production team and cast has some pretty big spats to fill. Does it fit the bill? Let’s find out as we […]

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Comic Books

Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 3

Posted  August 17, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The third gallery from Friday at Boston Comic Con 2017 is the last one from that convention’s first late day. Coming from the North Shore, for me there is almost no difference between getting to or leaving the con when it was at the Seaport World Trade Center and its new location at the Boston Convention […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 2

Posted  August 16, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We continue with Friday galleries with the second of three from the 2017 edition of Boston Comic Con. The AC was stronger, the bathrooms more numerous and there was way more seating and relaxing space than when the convention was at the Seaport World Trade Center. There were also some stumbles, as would be expected from the first […]

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Comic Books

Deadlysymmetry as Arkham City Harley Quinn!

Posted  June 27, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

A few weekends ago we filmed another episode in our irregular YouTube series Behind the Seams. The show features Lucky Grim Creative interviewing cosplayers about various aspects of their craft and hobby. This time around it was an interview with a pair of Harley Quinn cosplayers on the 25th anniversary of the first appearance of […]

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Anime-Manga

AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted  June 26, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We have more than 100 images of awesome cosplayers in the second of two galleries from Saturday at AnimeNEXT 2017. Adam Etheridge again went back to one of his favorite cons, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center since 2016. Among the cosplayers in this set are Dani Grace Cosplay, Galactic Edge Cosplay, Wicked Lady Cosplay, Misa Lynn CLP, […]

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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted  June 25, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The second day of AnimeNEXT 2017 brought Adam Etheridge back to the Atlantic City Convention Center, the home to the convention since 2016, when it moved from its long-time home in Somerset, NJ. Cosplayers in this first of two galleries from Saturday include Flowithit Cosplay, Dina Dear Cosplay, Patricia Dawn cosplay, Ezerath Designs, and many others. Photo […]

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AnimeNEXT 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2

Posted  June 24, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our second gallery by Adam Etheridge from AnimeNEXT includes cosplayers Ichigei Cosplay, Miu Squared, 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 you want to scroll faster than the preset. And to see the entire gallery as thumbnails, click on the […]

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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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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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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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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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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 3

Posted  June 16, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Saturday at ComiCONN, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, was busy enough for me to get three good-sized galleries of photos, and we are up to gallery three. This gallery has cosplayers Cares O-Lot Cosplay, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Quinnjob Cosplay, Zombie Leader, Glamazon_Painforest_Cosplay, AE Cosplay, Iron Hills Forge, and lots more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted  June 15, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The second of the three galleries from Saturday of ComiCONN, held at Foxwoods Resort Casino, continues with shots taken inside the dealer room show floor. It also continues my struggle of using my new Flashpoint Zoom speedlite with a small box diffuser. The results don’t look much different than shooting straight on with the flash. In […]

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ComiCONN 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted  June 14, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The Connecticut convention ComiCONN has taken back it’s old name and moved into some new digs, the expansive Foxwoods Resort Casino. You can read all about how the first year back under the old name and in the new spot went in my review. But this article starts our photo coverage with the first of three sets […]

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ComiCONN: A Foxwoods First For Both of Us

Posted  June 13, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The storied Connecticut convention ComiCONN has returned to its original name and moved into the convention facilities at Foxwoods Resort Casino this past weekend. It was the first time at its new location, and the first time I had ever been into a casino. Before I get into what worked and what didn’t, allow me to […]

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Adam Etheridge Wizard World Philly 2017 Gallery 4

Posted  June 13, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our last gallery by Adam Etheridge from Wizard World Philadelphia is from Sunday. The shortest of the three days, Adam still managed to get a bunch of quality photos, not only of cosplayers but also Famke Janssen and Jesse Eisenberg. Among the cosplayers in this Sunday set are Planet Ruby, Dayners, PhillyCosplay, Ms. Manda Cosplay, Selina MooneCosplay, and many […]

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