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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 Galactic Edge Cosplay, Wicked Lady Cosplay, Misa Lynn CLP, Visored Cosplay, […]

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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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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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Comic Books

Wonder Woman on Themyscira by Amazon Princess

Posted  May 22, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

During our free photo shoot week-long event on Cape Cod to promote the Cosplay And Photography Expo, I got the chance to photograph the beautiful and statuesque Amazon Princess on a beach bluff during the morning Golden Hour. While it had been in the mid-80s the day before at the Southfleet Motor Inn where we were […]

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Cosplay & Style

Performers & More at Watch City Steampunk Festival 2017

Posted  May 17, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Our second gallery from the 6th annual Watch City Steampunk Festival features a variety of performers, entertainers, musicians, and more. In addition to the huge assortment of funky Victorian dry goods that were on sale, there were demonstrations and performances by blacksmiths, acrobats, penny-farthing riders, and an assortment of musical acts. As in the last […]

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Articles

Costumes at Watch City Steampunk Festival 2017

Posted  May 16, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Welcome to the 6th annual Watch City Steampunk Festival!  The rain kept away long enough, and the chilly, raw weather couldn’t keep the crowd away of this wonderful local event. A huge assortment of funky Victorian dry goods were on sale; blacksmiths, acrobats, penny-farthing riders, and an assortment of musical acts entertained fans. Like most […]

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Anime-Manga

Zenkaikon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography, Part 2

Posted  May 14, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our convention veteran KBV Photography returned to Lancaster, Penn., to cover Zenkaikon this year, and brought us enough shots for two galleries of the excellent cosplayers showing off their work. As Kiera noted in her write-up of the convention last year, Zenkaikon has grown into a three-day event, with representation from fandoms as diverse as Harry Potter and American superhero […]

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Zenkaikon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by KBV Photography, Part 1

Posted  May 13, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Returning to Lancaster, Penn., to cover Zenkaikon this year was convention veteran KBV Photography who brought us enough shots for two galleries of the excellent cosplayers showing off their work. As Kiera noted in her write-up of the convention last year, Zenkaikon has grown into a three-day event, with representation from fandoms as diverse as Harry Potter and American superhero […]

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Alien: Covenant Crosses Into Familiar Territory

Posted  May 12, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Ridley Scott must have faced a dilemma when planning Alien: Covenant — how to give fans what they want without being derivative or compromising his vision for the series. The Alien franchise is so well-established that it’s almost obligatory to include certain types of scenes, visuals, characters. Mess with the formula too much and fans will object […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Double Midnight, Part 3

Posted  May 11, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

The sun finally came out in time for our last gallery from Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH. We also started seeing more activity around our giveaway for a night’s stay at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Nashua, NH, the home of this year’s Cosplay And Photography Expo. The winner will […]

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Movies

King Arthur: Legend of the Snatch

Posted  May 10, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Do you revere Lord of the Rings?  How about Game of Thrones, Vikings, or anything by Zack Snyder? Do you think Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels or Snatch should be the template for virtually any new movie? If so, check your ID; you might be Guy Ritchie.   Ritchie’s latest film, King Arthur: Legend […]

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Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Double Midnight, Part 2

Posted  May 9, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, saw some pretty heavy rain at times, but also big crowds of comic book fans and cosplayers. During the event we held a giveaway for a night’s stay at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Nashua, NH, the home of this year’s Cosplay And Photography Expo. […]

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Comic Books

Free Comic Book Day 2017 at Double Midnight, Part 1

Posted  May 8, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

This past Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day at Double Midnight Comics in Manchester, NH, was not quite as well attended as previous years due to rainy weather. That said, the store set another record for people lining up to get the first-in-line prizes — the first person settled in Thursday evening. Even with the rain, we managed to […]

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East Coast Comic Con 2017 Sunday Gallery

Posted  May 5, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Our second gallery from our first time we covered East Coast Comic Con is from the last day of the two-day convention, held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Seacaucus, NJ. Again Adam Etheridge nabbed more than 100 shots of the excellent cosplayers. Among those cosplayers are Andrew Arkham Cosplay, Sofia Sivan, Elena Blueskies Cosplay, Earthguard CoHsplay, Selina MooneCosplay, The North Jersey Nerd, […]

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East Coast Comic Con 2017 Saturday Gallery

Posted  May 4, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

For the first time we have coverage from East Coast Comic Con, held at the Meadowlands Expo Center in Seacaucus, NJ. Our Mid-Atlantic go-to photographer Adam Etheridge attended and grabbed more than 100 shots from each of the two days of the convention. In this gallery from Saturday are cosplayers including Patricia Dawn cosplay, Sofia […]

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Guardians Sequel: Rare Improvement To A Great Movie

Posted  May 3, 2017  by  Byron D. Zero

In the MCU’s first foray of 2017, we are given a sequel to one of the cinematic powerhouse’s biggest sleeper hits, Guardians of the Galaxy. Following in the tradition of (at least most) Marvel Cinematic Universe sequels, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 builds off significantly from its predecessors, with a stronger story, lots of […]

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C2E2 2017 Sunday Gallery by Shiki Stitches

Posted  May 3, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday was the last day at C2E2 in Chicago , so the number of cosplayers was down from the previous days, but the quality was still top notch. This last of three galleries from the convention by Shiki Stitches include cosplayers Zombreexwx, Grimbee Cosplay, James T. Wulfgar – The Midwest MacGyver, and many others. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the […]

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C2E2 2017 Saturday Gallery by Shiki Stitches

Posted  May 2, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Day 2 at C2E2 in Chicago saw many more excellent cosplayers showing off their talent. In this second of three galleries from the convention by Shiki Stitches are cosplayers Flynn Props, Foamsmeef, and 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 […]

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