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Con Reports

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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Con Reports

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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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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Con Reports

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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Con Reports

PAX East ’17 Friday Gallery by FPS, Part 1

Posted  March 13, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Despite the fact that it was so cold cosplayer’s hair was freezing in the security lines outside and the wind was so strong Summer Street was bucking up and down, PAX East 2017 was fantastic. We got a ton of photos and video of outstanding cosplayers. Our panel on Sunday, Advanced Cosplay Q&A, sponsored by our […]

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Con Reports

Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude, Part 2

Posted  March 13, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Before we get to the gaming craziness that was PAX East 2017, we continue with the second set from Katsucon taken by Wes, The Portrait Dude. We’ve featured his photos from Ohayocon and ColossalCon in the past, and were very excited to hear he was going to Katsucon this year. This set is made up of enhanced […]

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Articles

Kong: Skull Island Is Just Monkeying Around

Posted  March 9, 2017  by  Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

I saw the two big-budget franchise properties hitting theaters this week: Logan and Kong: Skull Island. Both feature rage-fueled, hairy characters protecting their adopted families from a world that hates them. One is daring, original, and brilliantly acted; the other has a giant CGI gorilla. The latest remake of the 85-year-old Kong saga brings the […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by The Portrait Dude, Part 1

Posted  March 8, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

New to our team at Katsucon this year was Wes, The Portrait Dude. We’ve featured his photos from Ohayocon and ColossalCon in the past, and were very excited to hear he was going to Katsucon this year. This set is made up of enhanced hall shots that Wes calls “Turbo Shoots” — basically pick-up shoots of interested […]

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Gaming Reviews & Culture

A Fond Farewell to the Wii U

Posted  March 7, 2017  by  JIbrii Ransom

Now that the Nintendo Switch has made its way to store shelves I feel a proper send off for the Wii U is in order. Sadly the system didn’t live up to the hype and many didn’t even know it was a brand new system upon its announcement. I remember working at Gamestop at the […]

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Con Reports

TerrorCon 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday

Posted  March 2, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

With a focus on horror or supernatural movies, TV and books, TerrorCon returned to Providence, RI, last weekend after taking a two-year break since its inaugural event. TerrorCon is put on by Altered Reality Entertainment, which also runs Rhode Island Comic Con, ComiConn in Connecticut and Colorado Springs Comic Con in Colorado. Among the cosplayers and costume wearers on Sunday […]

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Con Reports

Black Cosplay Showcase Video from Katsucon 2017

Posted  March 1, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Is it OK to extend #28daysofblackcosplay into a 29th day? Unfortunately for us, post-Katsucon con crud and colds delayed this video into March. But under the theory it is never too late to celebrate awesomeness, we present this video showing off some of the outstanding black cosplayers we filmed at Katsucon. Among the cosplayers in […]

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TerrorCon 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday

Posted  February 28, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

After taking a two-year break since its inaugural event, TerrorCon returned to Providence, RI, last weekend. Put on by the same company that runs the much larger Rhode Island Comic Con — and in the same convention center — TerrorCon focuses on horror or supernatural movies, TV and books. That focus means that the vast […]

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Anime-Manga

Katsucon Featured Set: Sinon by AssassinAni

Posted  February 27, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

While cranking out video for us at Katsucon 2017, Steven of Prime Cosplay & Photography also shot photos. In addition to the gallery that is already live, he shot this Featured Set of the excellent cosplayer AssassinAni as Sinon from the Gun Gale arc of Sword Art Online. The set both profiles AssassinAni’s Sinon and shows off some of the […]

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Cosplay & Style

Beauty and the Beast Featured Set by The Portrait Dude

Posted  February 22, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

When Wes (The Portrait Dude) mentioned that this set was available to us, we decided we had to jump on it and interrupt our just-started Katsucon 2017 content stream. Wes got together at a castle in northern Ohio with the incredibly talented Knightmage and SuperKayce (I thinks it’s very obvious who is who) for this outstanding […]

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Katsucon 2017 Cosplay Showcase One, Prime Cosplay & Photography

Posted  February 21, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

We begin our coverage of Katsucon 2017 with the first set from Prime Cosplay and Photography! Steven was pulling multiple duties, (as most of us do) shooting video and trying to grab hall shots at the same time. While Katsucon has always been one of the busiest places for cosplayers and cosplay photographers, in this set […]

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Con Reports

Ohayocon 2017 Cosplay Showcase by The Portrait Dude!

Posted  February 20, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Last month we were lucky enough to have Wes, The Portrait Dude, photograph cosplayers at Ohayocon 2017. Held at the greater Columbus Convention Center, Ohayocon is one of the first cons of the year to draw cosplayers from all over the Steel Belt and the Northeast. Cosplayers in this showcase include Akakioga, Kim is Possible […]

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Movies

Logan Is The X-Universe Movie We Need AND Deserve

Posted  February 18, 2017  by  Alec Bellante

It’s sad to see Hugh Jackman leave us as Wolverine (he has confirmed this is his last movie in the role) but he does so behind the best-written and best-produced of any of the X-Men or Wolverine movies to date — and featuring the best action. Below is my spoiler-free review of Logan, telling you […]

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Movies

The Great Wall Is Less Great, More ‘Meh’

Posted  February 17, 2017  by  Byron D. Zero

The early 21st Century in the film industry has had a very strong ongoing debate about the whitewashing of various aspects of Asian culture, from the cancelled potential train wreck that was Hollywood’s attempt at Akira, to The Last Samurai which was heavily reliant upon the infamous “White Savior” trope. With an outcry for diversity […]

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Cosplay & Style

Inside Cosplay With ‘Behind The Seams’ Series!

Posted  February 14, 2017  by  Rodney Brown

Are you interested in the process of crafting costumes and props? Curious about how different cosplayers approach their hobby? Well, you can of course come to our Cosplay And Photography Expo this August in New Hampshire. But you should also check out Behind the Seams! Behind the Seams is the new YouTube series we are […]

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