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AnimeNEXT 2018 Saturday Cosplay Gallery

Posted  June 18, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

I spent the majority of the day on Saturday at AnimeNEXT 2018 bouncing between some of the fan organized photo shoots at the event. I kicked off the day bright and early with another Persona photo shoot held by Steve Vo. My next stop was the Overwatch photo shoot, dubbed “OverwatchNEXT” by the photo shoot’s organizer. […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 2

Posted  June 16, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

This year (for the first time ever, I believe), AnimeNEXT requested that fans holding a group meetup/photo shoot register them on their official website. Those running these meetups could request a time/day and choose from a number a pre-selected locations to hold their event at. This was something that I had hoped would get done […]

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AnimeNEXT 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Friday Part 1

Posted  June 15, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

AnimeNEXT returned to the Atlantic City Convention Center on the second weekend of June this year, for its 17th edition of the convention, and 3rd year in Atlantic City, NJ. The long-running convention, which was previously held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center and the Garden State Exhibit Center (which is no longer in operation), has […]

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Incredibles 2 Could Be The Most Incredible Sequel Ever

Posted  June 13, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

The last time we saw the Parr family — Bob (Mr. Incredible), Helen (Elastigirl), Dash, and Violet — it was 2004. A new threat, The Underminer, had quite literally just emerged to threaten Metroville. Did they defeat the evil mole-man? Was Violet’s first date with Tony a success? What’s up with Jak-Jak? It took 14 […]

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Cloak & Dagger Is A Different Marvel Show, And That’s Good

Posted  June 11, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Two episodes in, Freeform’s first show in the Marvel universe is breaking new ground for both the young adult channel and the MCU TV world. Cloak & Dagger, which premiered on the streaming channel Freeform June 7 with the first two, hour-long, episodes, is tonally more like the FX shows Justified or Atlanta than any […]

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MegaCon Orlando 2018 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Part 4

Posted  June 9, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Our last Saturday gallery from MegaCon Orlando 2018 is a big one.  We have Disney princesses, caped crusaders, an amazing burlesque rabbit, an unbelievable original cosplay, and more.  We also have two of the judges from the Masters of Cosplay contest: leeleethebunny as Diamond from Land of the Lustrous, and sewingsasha as Wicked Lady from Sailor […]

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Con Reports

Bulldog Enterprises Anniversary Show Cosplay Gallery

Posted  April 30, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

It has taken me far too long to get these images posted, but in mid-April we were guests and panel runners at the anniversary show put on by Bulldog Enterprises Cards, Comics and Collectibles. The show is in Springfield, Mass., in the Eastfield Mall. It takes place roughly once every three months during the weekly antiques […]

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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by Zephyrlynk Productions

Posted  April 25, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

On Sunday PAX East 2018 we had Jake from Zephyrlynk Productions join the team. While I was stationed in one spot all day, and Gregg of Wonderllama Photography was off doing Feature Sets, Jake was wandering the halls and show floor. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Pasha Cosplays, Dollilicious, kamarirosa, zeristhusa, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will […]

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Avengers: Infinity War Packs a Gauntlet-Covered Punch

Posted  April 24, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Our policy at Nerd Caliber to never post spoilers in reviews is strained to its limits with Avengers: Infinity War. Even discussing in broad strokes what small problems the movie suffers from would possibly give away enough clues for sharp fans to take away some information about the plot and story of the film. So […]

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PAX East 2018 Feature Set: Critical Role, by Wonderllama Photography

Posted  April 24, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

There was strong representation among cosplayers at PAX East 2018 for the growing media empire that is the web show and podcast Critical Role. Cosplaying as characters from the show in this set are Natalie Fuinha Cosplay as Keyleth, a half-elf druid; ArmariaSeole Cosplay as Vax’ildan, a half-elf rogue, paladin and druid; and Turnfolio Cosplay as Vex’ahlia, a half-elf ranger and rogue. Critical Role features voice […]

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Con Reports

PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 2

Posted  April 23, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

We have now reached the final gallery from me of cosplay photos taken at PAX East 2018. We will have more galleries from Zephyrlynk Productions as well as more Feature Sets from Wonderllama Photography. But what a way to end the con — getting a chance to shoot photos of Maul Cosplay. Literally minutes before I broke […]

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PAX East 2018 Feature Set: SoulCalibur with Bethany Maddock & Mikal Mosley, by Wonderllama Photo

Posted  April 22, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Bandai Namco was at PAX East 2018 with a demo of their upcoming game SoulCalibur VI. What better way to show off a highly anticipated new release than by having two incredible cosplayers, Bethany Maddock and Mikal Mosley, create all-new cosplays from the upcoming game?  Bethany made a stunning Sophitia, along with her iconic Omega sword and […]

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PAX East 2018 Sunday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 1

Posted  April 21, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday at PAX East 2018 was more crowded on the show floor itself than any Sunday I’ve ever seen. But the overall crowds were smaller than Saturday or Friday as is the case with most cons. I still took enough photos of cosplayers for two galleries for the day. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Petry […]

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PAX East 2018 Saturday/Sunday Photos by Wonderllama Photography

Posted  April 20, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

On Saturday and Sunday at PAX East 2018, I spent much of my time taking photos for Featured Sets, since FirstPerson Shooter was able to attend and hold down the fort at our usual spot. But I did take enough random hall shots to complete a gallery for the two days. Included in this gallery are some […]

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PAX East 2018 Saturday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 3

Posted  April 19, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

As the day wound down on Saturday at PAX East 2018 the costumes continued to be amazing, and the photos sometime got a little loopier — or maybe the photographers did. In this set you’ll see my teammate Wonderllama Photography directing a couple of pink furry creatures from Fortnite, and the amazing Shashin Cosplay Photography getting his Pokemon […]

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PAX East 2018 Saturday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 2

Posted  April 18, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

The second gallery from Saturday at PAX East 2018 has all sorts of amazing cosplays, and a few from a group that will tug at your heart strings. The group that contains Grinning Hazard Cosplay and Vee Cosplay — both featured in this gallery — among others, are cosplaying as mashups of Pokemon and D&D characters. The […]

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PAX East 2018 Saturday Gallery by FirstPerson Shooter, Part 1

Posted  April 18, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

Requirements of my day job kept me from attending Thursday or Friday of PAX East 2018, which was a great frustration for me. I knew that our content would be well taken care of by Gregg of Wonderllama Photography in my stead, but I missed some great friends and awesome cosplay. While things seem to start […]

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PAX East 2018 Friday Pics by Wonderllama Photography, Part 2

Posted  April 17, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Up next from PAX East 2018 is part two of our Friday galleries. We had quite a few cosplayers come by our spot in the North Lobby, despite the worsening weather outside. In this gallery are cosplayers Steel Shield Cosplay, Sisu Cosplay & Craft, Madame Zombie Cosplay, Mink the Satyr Cosplay, Grinning Hazard Cosplay, GiveWave Studios, Carley Winn Cosplay, Millettant […]

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PAX East 2018 Friday Pics by Wonderllama Photography, Part 1

Posted  April 16, 2018  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

PAX East 2018 Friday featured some truly amazing cosplay. Despite the early spring sleet and snow flurries, the crowd was still huge and the cosplayers weren’t scared away. One major highlight was an insane Fiddlesticks from League of Legends, hopping around the lobby on spring-loaded stilts. Cosplayers include Drew the Costumer, ElectronWarrior Cosplay, MicroKitty Cosplay, PileoFrox, Trial of the Jillu, Vault Fox, Faerun […]

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Garden State Comic Fest Grows in Atlantic City

Posted  April 13, 2018  by  Adam Etheridge

The first weekend of April was probably the biggest one of the year so far for fans of comics, cosplay, anime, and video games. With numerous conventions being held across the country (many of which were covered by other members of Nerd Caliber), there was something for just about everyone. Being based in New Jersey, […]

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Sunday Gallery by Zephyrlynk Productions from Anime Boston 2018

Posted  April 13, 2018  by  Rodney Brown

The final gallery from Anime Boston 2018 is from Sunday and shot by Jake of Zephyrlynk Productions. Again Jake was able to get photos of cosplayers I missed while i was manning our table promoting our own Cosplay And Photography Expo. Cosplayers in this gallery include High Maharajah Cosplay, Natalie Fuinha Cosplay, Vault Belle Cosplay, Blue Eyed Fairy Cosplay and More, Riveth Cosplay and Photography, ShotCaller […]

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