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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Saturday Part 2

Posted September 25, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In this, the second of two Saturday galleries from Adam Etheridge at ColossalCon East, it is all about the water park. From the different angles you can get a good sense of the size of just the wave pool area lone, to say nothing of the rest of the enormous facility. Assuming you can look past all the […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Saturday Part 1

Posted September 24, 2017 by Rodney Brown

It’s time for the first of two Saturday galleries from Adam Etheridge at ColossalCon East. Saturday was the only day I spent any time in the water park, but Adam was there most of the weekend, getting these excellent photos of outstanding cosplayers. Unlike me, Adam was smart enough to bring swim trunks and water shoes. Adam shot […]

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HasCon 2017 Puts Family Fun On The Table

Posted September 23, 2017 by E. Ortiz

HasCon is a brand new convention that differs from most conventions in the New England area for two reasons. HasCon, which took place in the Providence Convention Center on September 8th, 9th and 10th in Providence, RI.,  is run by Hasbro and only promotes Hasbro products, from Transformers to Dungeons & Dragons to My Little […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 3

Posted September 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In this last of three galleries from Saturday at ColossalCon East is my one set of photos taken in the water park. The wonderful Jenevieve Devereaux Cosplay was more than willing to be my first ever water park cosplay subject and I learned a valuable lesson. When the loud buzzer/horn noise goes off, it isn’t an escalator […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 2

Posted September 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

As I mentioned before, the Kalahari resort is enormous. In addition to meaning you will be doing a lot of walking at ColossalCon East, it means there are plenty of indoor locations for photos aside from the giant water park. The game arcade, for example, is quite a bit larger than the one in Sandusky, Ohio […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 1

Posted September 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

I got to the Kalahari for ColossalCon East pretty early on Saturday in hopes of finding a parking space not out in the hinterlands, and lucked out with one a few rows from the front entrance to the convention center. Of course, that meant chilling out in the hotel lobby for a couple of hours before I […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Friday Part 2

Posted September 18, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Continuing with the second of two Friday galleries from Adam Etheridge at ColossalCon East, we find him ensconced in the enormous indoor water park for the first part. He then branches out into other areas of the resort, mainly the hotel lobby, where the rock wall and fountain photos were taken. Cosplayers in this gallery include MollyVay […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by Adam Etheridge, Friday Part 1

Posted September 16, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our Pennsylvania-based stalwart Adam Etheridge was also at ColossalCon East, and where I was spending most of the time at the Kalahari in the resort, Adam spent the bulk of his time in the water park. That means his galleries from the con will have many more bathing suit versions of cosplays than mine did. We start […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 2

Posted September 15, 2017 by Rodney Brown

My first full day at the first ever ColossalCon East was busy, even though I didn’t get there until 2:30 in the afternoon. The registration was where most of the convention activity was, in the convention center, and as I mentioned in the last post, the Kalahari in the Poconos is enormous. I wound up stationing myself […]

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ColossalCon East 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 1

Posted September 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

This year marked the first expansion of the well-known summer convention ColossalCon outside of its home in Ohio to a second location at Pocono Manor in Pennsylvania, a sister event called ColossalCon East. Both events are held at a Kalahari Resort family resort and water park. The new location is one of the newest of the […]

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Dragon Con: A Cacophony Of Fun And Disgust You’ll Want To Repeat

Posted September 13, 2017 by Luis Correa

My first introduction to Dragon Con had been an elevator saturated in vomit that had a distinct smell of sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and sad dreams. Of course with the frequency of the elevators and the late night need for people to move about — I had been trapped inside that elevator for at least […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Sunday Cosplay Photos By Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 12, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Getting up early for a flight on Monday? Every costume you brought still tossed haphazardly across your hotel room? Sure, you could get a jump on packing and turn in early, but it’s Sunday night at Dragon Con, so … nahhh! While not quite as packed as Saturday night, Sunday is a take-no-prisoners night of […]

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J1-Con 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Adam Etheridge

Posted September 12, 2017 by Rodney Brown

This our second year covering  J1-Con, a two-day anime-focused convention held this year at the 2300 Arena (most famously known as the ECW Arena) in Philadelphia. The name comes from the parent organization, J1 Studios, which is a site that reports on anime and all kinds of geekery. Among the cosplayers in this set are The Chemical Crew, […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted September 11, 2017 by Bentpic5

The third and last of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5 encompass the evening, when the partying at Dragon Con reaches its peak. Luckily I avoided any of the very late criminal stupidity of dropping bottles from upper floors into the atrium. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Miss Sinister Cosplay, Jacey Julep, Yaya Han, Brandon the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted September 10, 2017 by Bentpic5

Here is the second of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5. These shots were mostly taken after the very popular parade, which has hundreds, maybe thousands, of cosplayers marching in the late summer Atlanta heat. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 9, 2017 by Bentpic5

We now move on to the first of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5! 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 […]

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DragonCon 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 8, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Whew…is there anything more colorful, more fun-filled, more cosplaylicious than Saturday at Dragon Con? Nothing really comes close. Saturday is the busiest day of the con, when people typically bust out their biggest, boldest, most creative and funniest cosplays. 2017 didn’t disappoint! Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Mhysa Cosplay, Gogo Incognito, John Detty, and […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted September 7, 2017 by Bentpic5

We are now up to the third and final cosplay gallery of photos taken Friday by Bentpic5 from Dragon Con 2017. Stay tuned for more from him from Saturday and Sunday, as well as more galleries from Wonderllama Photography. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Rebellion Barbie Cosplay, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted September 6, 2017 by Bentpic5

Here is the second cosplay gallery from Friday at Dragon Con by Bentpic5. Friday is often nearly as busy a day for cosplay in the convention as Saturday, since the parade is Saturday morning, and. That, and the fact that the partying has only had one night to take effect, means things get started earlier. Cosplayers in this […]

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Dragon Con Takes One More Step Toward Catastrophe

Posted September 6, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Three years ago I wrote that Dragon Con had become so big and was so full of drunken attendees that it was just a matter of time before someone was killed and the legal issues around that would end the con.  This past weekend no one died thankfully, but a couple of people came much […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 5, 2017 by Bentpic5

Friday at Dragon Con drew in an energetic crowd like usual. While the crowds aren’t as crazy as Saturday, it did bring a vast variety of attendees and cosplayers. Here is my second Dragon Con 2017 cosplay gallery, covering a snippet of the amazing costumes and attendees you can catch while at the Atlanta-based convention. Whether it be […]

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DragonCon 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 3, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We are up to our second gallery from Gregg Snider of Wonderllama Photography, with photos from Friday at DragonCon 2017. Stay tuned for more from him, from Bentpic5 and from Spectra! Among the cosplayers in this gallery are The Amazing Joy, Jessica Mercy, Brandon the Shapeshifter, and more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the […]

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DragonCon 2017 Thursday Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 2, 2017 by Rodney Brown

One of many team members at DragonCon this year is Gregg Snider of both Wonderllama Photography and Wonderllama Cosplay. On Thursday night — the unofficial Day Zero of DragonCon — despite being decked out as a handmaid from the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, Gregg still was able to get a good gallery of other […]

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DragonCon 2017 Thursday Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted September 1, 2017 by Bentpic5

While there is call for Wednesday to be the  new so-called “Day Zero” for DragonCon,  a lot of attendees arrived between Wednesday and Thursday to check in and start their con weekend. By the afternoon, there were costumes and cosplays swirling among the lobbies of the select host hotels. Here’s to another year of my photo coverage […]

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PopCult Anime Con 2017 Gallery, Sunday

Posted September 1, 2017 by Rodney Brown

It should come as no surprise that Sunday at PopCult Anime Con 2017 was quieter than Saturday, Still I managed to get a sizable gallery of photos of the cosplayers in attendance. Included in this gallery are White Fang Cosplay, LenaKali Cosplay?, Momochi Cosplays, Clillith cosplay, Miss Nayroby’s Cosplays, Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Lunar Phoenix Cosplay, Karestat Cosplay, Platinum Princess Cosplay, Kitteninstrings Cosplay, Lucsol Cosplay, and many […]

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PopCult Anime Con 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 2

Posted August 30, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery from PopCult Anime Con 2017 was taken in the hours leading up to the masquerade — hosted by the outstanding Princess Gigglesnort and Teragram Cosplay — yet I still managed to get photos of enough excellent cosplayers to fill a second gallery. Also, in my last post I forgot to mention other guests including CiaoBirdie Cosplay, Doppoganga, By The […]

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PopCult Anime Con 2017 Gallery, Saturday Part 1

Posted August 29, 2017 by Rodney Brown

In its second year, PopCult Anime Con was noticeably larger, as evidenced by the fact that I have double the number of galleries from Saturday as I did last year. Once again the con was held at the Sheraton Framingham, which has one of my favorite walls against which to shoot. Guests this year were Kitteninstrings Cosplay, a […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Sunday Part 4

Posted August 28, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We now wrap up all the galleries from Boston Comic Con 2017 taken by FirstPerson Shooter in the studio set up in the cosplay contest space. Rest assured there will be more content — costume contest galleries, featured sets, and more. In this last of four galleries from Sunday, you’ll find Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, The Matrix Cosplay and […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Sunday Part 3

Posted August 26, 2017 by Rodney Brown

If this were a movie or play, this would be the third act — the slower, tension building segment before the big pay off at the end. Luckily this isn’t and there is nothing slower or less exciting about this gallery than any of the others from Boston Comic Con 2017. Cosplayers in this gallery include Clillith […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Sunday Part 2

Posted August 25, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Even though Sunday at Boston Comic Con 2017 was a bit quieter than Saturday, I was still taking photos non-stop — I just didn’t have people waiting in a line like the day before. With Tim Curry and other cast members of The Rocky Horror Picture Show as guests, it’s no surprise that many people chose to […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Sunday Part 1

Posted August 24, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday at Boston Comic Con 2017 the crowds were smaller, the weather was nicer and my flash issues from the previous day had been solved. With smaller crowds it makes sense that there are fewer galleries than from Saturday, and this is the first of four from the con’s last day. That said, it was also a day […]

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Smaller Walker Stalker Boston Still Brings the Horror Names

Posted August 23, 2017 by Byron D. Zero

Summer convention season is winding down, and I was in attendance at one of Boston’s more niche cons this past weekend, Walker Stalker Con Boston. Walker Stalker was located at Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel and is run by Fan Fest, the people who are in charge of the Heroes & Villains conventions throughout the U.S., […]

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Walker Stalker Boston 2017 Losing Steam

Posted August 23, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

This year marks my third visit to Walker Stalker, the Walking Dead and all-things-zombie convention held in several U.S. cities. The convention hosts a huge number of fans, eager to get autographs and photos with their favorite stars. While there were seemingly as many people as in previous years, the convention itself was smaller, with […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 6

Posted August 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The sixth gallery is the last one from Saturday at Boston Comic Con 2017.  The crowds had thinned, either heading to get something to eat or catching the costume contest. Still, this gallery has in it cosplayers ChocoCaramel Cosplay, MicroKitty, Boston Bee Cosplay, Nova Workshop, Olivia Kitt Cosplay, AkaneSaotome, Bunny Moon Cosplay, Trixi Hobbitses, LovelessXSpirit, La Latina Otaku Cosplay, The […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 5

Posted August 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We are up to the penultimate cosplay photo gallery from Saturday at Boston Comic Con 2017. The crowds were still packed in to the convention center, and even the BCEC’s impressive air conditioning system was starting to feel the strain. In this gallery you can find cosplayers Human Sushi Cosplay, Toy Town Studios, Clillith cosplay, Erin Rose […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 4

Posted August 21, 2017 by Rodney Brown

By the middle of the afternoon on Saturday at Boston Comic Con 2017 the crowd in the convention center was as dense as it could get. Luckily team member Ryan stopped by the booth, and stepped in for me on a few shots while I took a much needed break. In this fourth of six […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Saturday Part 3

Posted August 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Gallery three marks the halfway point in the Saturday photos from Boston Comic Con 2017. My legs were starting to give out, my flash triggers were starting to give out, but the show must go on as the cliche would have it. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Sara Chaos, Silhouette Cosplay, Natalie Fuinha Cosplay, Lucky […]

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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. Cosplayers in this gallery include Lou TwoTwelve Cosplay, GiveWave Studios, Dani Grace Cosplay, Mini Mal Cosplay, The Amazing Joy, Dollilicious, […]

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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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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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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by FPS, Friday Part 1

Posted August 15, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The first gallery from Boston Comic Con by me starts a pile of galleries of images taken at the photo studio set up at Booth 467, the cosplay contest main station. As has been the case for many Boston Comic Cons, the contest was managed by The Covinator, now in charge of all such events in the Fan […]

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Boston Comic Con 2017 Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted August 14, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our first gallery from Boston Comic Con is from a con that was itself a number of firsts. It was the first Boston Comic Con since it was purchased by Fan Expo, the event arm of the international firm Informa. It was the first Boston Comic Con held at the Boston Convention and Expo Center, the […]

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C.A.P.E. 2017 Gallery By Caroline Belge Photography

Posted August 10, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery from the 2017 edition of the Cosplay And Photography Expo is by our volunteer photographer Caroline Belge Photography. They captured images from the panels, the vendor room, the photo studio and locations inside and outside the event venue, the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Nashua, NH. Among the cosplayers in the gallery are Hassan Cosplay […]

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C.A.P.E. 2017 Gallery By FirstPerson Shooter

Posted August 9, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our first gallery from the 2017 version of the Cosplay And Photography Expo, held this past weekend at the Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites in Nashua, NH, is from me — such as it is.  As one of the two people running the show I had almost no time to shoot photos myself. On Sunday I […]

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Cosplay And Photography Expo Is This Weekend!

Posted July 31, 2017 by Rodney Brown

With our second ever paid event coming up this weekend, it seems like a good time to remind everyone about how awesome CAPE 2015 was with a gallery from last time, and tell everyone how awesome this year will be! What, you don’t know what the Cosplay And Photography Expo is? It is two days of […]

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Northeast, Err, SouthCoast Comic Con Cosplay Gallery

Posted July 23, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Last winter the convention variously known as Pop Culture Expo and Northeast Comic Con moved to the Hanover Mall on the South Shore and has been relabeled as SouthCoast Comic Con. OK, technically Boston SouthCoast Comic Con. OK, really, “Boston SouthCoast and Northeast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, A Pop Culture Expo.” Now located in […]

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ConnectiCon 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Crash: The Photos!

Posted July 16, 2017 by Luis Correa

Whatever else may be said about ConnectiCon, the Hartford convention now in its 15th year always draws excellent cosplayers and outstanding costumes. If you are interested in the “whatever else” check out my write-up of my experiences this year. But if you are here for great images of great cosplay, scroll down. Also, trigger warning, there’s […]

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ConnectiCon Continues To Try To Ruin Its Own Fun

Posted July 13, 2017 by Luis Correa

Perception is a very important thing when writing opinions about something like a convention and often it’s best to attempt some sort of critical thinking when diving into an opinion article about a convention you’ve attended. I’d like to preface this with stating that I’ve been an avid ConnectiCon attendee almost since it’s inception. It’s […]

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MASSive Comic Con 2017 Part 4, Wonderllama Photo

Posted July 3, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Our final gallery from MASSive Comic Con is the second from Sunday, shot by our Associate Editor Gregg Snider, also known as Wonderllama Photography. Among the cosplayers in this set are Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Nessie Ness Cosplays, Steampunk Snowdrop, Blade Mistress Cosplay, Chronic Mermaid Cosplay, Carley Winn Cosplay, Colen P Cosplay, Little Creeper Cosplay, The Immortal Star-Lord, Penny Lane Cosplay, AE Cosplay, CT’s White Knight, The Uncontrollable Iron […]

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