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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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Anime LA 2017 QotD: What to Know Before Dating a Cosplayer

Posted February 13, 2017 by Chantal Eyong

Anime Los Angeles is a smaller but active anime convention on the West Coast. It is based in the Ontario Convention Center and Radisson Ontario Airport. That’s Ontario, Calif., not the one north of the US border. This was Nerd Caliber‘s first time at Anime LA. According to the site AnimeCons, attendance at Anime LA for 2016 was […]

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Kami-Con 2017 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted January 30, 2017 by Bentpic5

This past Saturday, I was able to attend Kami-Con. For those who might not know, Kami-Con is a 3-day convention that celebrates Japanese culture, geek culture, anime and manga, cosplay, tabletop and video gaming, and much more. It was their 9th year running, with it being the 5th year held at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex located in […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday Two

Posted January 23, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Sunday was our last day manning at table at Arisia 2017, as day jobs kept us from attending on Monday. But that didn’t stop me from getting another nearly 100 images of excellent and fun cosplays, to end our hall shot galleries. In case I haven’t mentioned it enough over the past five galleries, we had […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday One

Posted January 22, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We start off the first of two galleries from Sunday at at Arisia 2017 with a spot-on, adorable, and probably age-accurate cosplay of Eleven from the wonderful Netflix series Stranger Things. And things stay awesome throughout the more than 100 images in this set. Arisia is held at the Westin Boston Waterfront, also the hotel for PAX East, held […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Three

Posted January 20, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We are up to the third and final gallery from Saturday at Arisia 2017. Again I had World’s End Design and Lucky Grim Creative sitting at our table helping promote our event, the Cosplay And Photography Expo. In fact, about one third of the photos in this gallery were taken by Lucky Grim, as talented a photographer as she is […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday Two

Posted January 19, 2017 by Rodney Brown

The second gallery of three from Saturday at Arisia 2017 continues the creative and fun cosplay the convention is known for. Arisia is held at the Westin Boston Waterfront, also the hotel for PAX East, held at the attached Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Like PAX East in the past couple of years, Arisia arranged for a number of […]

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Arisia 2017 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday One

Posted January 18, 2017 by Rodney Brown

On the second day at Arisia 2017 I was lucky enough to have a couple of panelists from our upcoming Cosplay And Photography Expo sit at our table and talk up the con. World’s End Design and Lucky Grim Creative both were big hits and effective at communicating what CAPE is all about. Not to be outdone by World End’s […]

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Arisia 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery

Posted January 17, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We set up our table at Arisia 2017 Friday evening, to promote our upcoming convention the Cosplay And Photography Expo. In order to again have the last table in the row of convention and organization promo tables, the good folks at Boston Whovians! agreed to swap spots. That allowed us the space to get this gallery […]

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MAGfest 2017 Indie Games Awesomeness Roundup

Posted January 15, 2017 by Chris "Gallant-Z" Ruiz

Hello and a belated Happy New Year to all! This year I was thrilled to return to tradition by spending the post-New Year’s weekend at none other than MAGfest! (It used to always be this weekend, but moved later for a while.) Four days of arcades, tabletop, concerts and great friends — what more could a […]

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MAGfest 2017 Was Max Fun, Maybe Too Much For Some

Posted January 12, 2017 by JIbrii Ransom

With the horrid year that is known as 2016 now closed, we start 2017 off with a bang! MAGfest 2017 was the latest version of an annual festival celebrating both music and videogames, held at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center. It is consistently one of my favorite con experiences to date. My first time going to MAGfest […]

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Featured Set: Cloud City Characters Cosplay by Wonderllama Photo

Posted January 11, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

With the sad passing of Carrie Fisher this month, we’ve been posting galleries of Princess Leia cosplayers. This gallery features everyone’s favorite princess on Cloud City, along with Luke, Lando, Han, Chewie and R2-D2. The Cloud City scenes from Empire Strikes Back have several amazing, unique costumes. The Amazing Joy hand-made her incredibly detailed Bespin Leia cosplay. […]

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Featured Sets: Spidey & Mary Jane by Wonderllama Photo

Posted January 5, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Happy New Year, Nerd Caliber fans!  We’ve got a few more feature photo sets from Rhode Island Comic Con 2016. And they’re perfect lead-ins for some of the amazing movies coming out in 2017. First up, a photo set with two of my favorite cosplayers: Chris Doherty Quest for Screen Accuracy as Spider-Man and GeezAlize Cosplay as […]

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CAPE 2017 Is Now a 2-Day Event!

Posted January 4, 2017 by Rodney Brown

What’s better than one of anything? Two of course! Whether it is two Baymaxes or two days of panels and workshops at the 2017 Cosplay And Photography Expo, doubling up is twice the fun! After looking at how much we have saved up for CAPE 2017, we decided that it made sense to pin down […]

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1950s Emma Frost Feature Set of Ashley Chantilly

Posted December 26, 2016 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Crowded spaces and terrible lighting can make photoshoots at conventions tricky. Fortunately, at Rhode Island Comic Con 2016, the rotunda at the adjacent Omni Hotel turned out to be a great spot to take several feature shoots. The warm colors and funky interior design lent itself to glamour-inspired shoots with some gorgeous cosplayers. First up: Ashley Chantilly‘s incredible […]

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Winter NECC 2016 Sunday Cosplay Gallery

Posted December 6, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Northeast Comic Con held its Winter event at the Shriner’s Auditorium in Wilmington, MA, this past weekend, and we now present the Winter NECC 2016 Sunday cosplay gallery. Cosplayers in this gallery include Ivan of the Arkham Ghostbusters, Random Raul, GeezAlize Cosplay, Chris Doherty Quest For Screen Accuracy assisted by Kitteninstrings Cosplay, Zombie Leader, Moonie Warrior Cosplay, Chelsea Von Chastity Cosplay, guest Sean Gunn […]

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Winter NECC 2016 Saturday Cosplay Gallery

Posted December 5, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The biannual convention Northeast Comic Con returned for its Winter version to the Shriner’s Auditorium in Wilmington, MA, this past weekend. The convention is slowly getting bigger, with more vendors, but this most recent iteration seemed to have smaller crowds and fewer cosplayers than the Summer con. That said, I was still able to get enough photos […]

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RICC 2016 Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted November 28, 2016 by Rodney Brown

More cosplay photos from the recent Rhode Island Comic Con? Sure thing, folks — have the RICC 2016 cosplay gallery by Wonderllama Photography. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Myratheon Cosplay, West Street Studios, Jennifer Rose, Planet Ruby, Brandon the Shapeshifter, Khepera Cosplay, GeezAlize Cosplay, Vasilichia Designs, Zombie Leader, Captain Kaycee Cosplay, Mink the Satyr, The Covinator, Koi […]

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Third Sunday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 26, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Our third Sunday RICC 2016 gallery from the recent Rhode Island Comic Con is the last from me this year. But stay tuned for featured sets and videos coming up throughout the rest of the year. This gallery includes cosplayers Erin Rose Actor, GiveWave Studios, Elyssa B’s Cosplay, Everyone’s Hero Cosplay, Captain Kaycee Cosplay, AkaneSaotome Cosplay, Prime Cosplay And Photography, Cosplayer of Earth-603, wond3r_w0man, Scarlet SpyderQueen, and […]

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Second Sunday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 25, 2016 by Rodney Brown

On Black Friday if you are out braving the crowds of shoppers or relaxing at home, enjoy our second Sunday RICC 2016 gallery from the recent Rhode Island Comic Con held in Providence. The estimated 60,000 people attending got a chance to meet Stan Lee in his farewell tour of conventions this year, and DC’s live-action Wonder […]

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First Sunday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 24, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The last day at Rhode Island Comic Con held earlier this month, and we now have the first Sunday RICC 2016 gallery. While the official attendance figures have not been revealed, the Dunkin Donuts Center estimated just before the convention that attendance would increase to around 60,000. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Zombie Leader, Rebellion Barbie Cosplay, Scotty […]

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Fourth Saturday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 22, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The fourth Saturday RICC 2016 gallery of cosplayers from Rhode Island Comic Con is the last from the busiest day of the fastest growing convention in New England. This gallery has in it cosplayers Lilith Astaroth, Glassarrow Cosplay, Hassan Cosplay Photography, Chronic Mermaid Cosplay, Scarlet SpyderQueen, wond3r_w0man, IceLancecrit, BNH Photography, KIA Cosplay (twice, that;s him as both Deadshot and Leonardo), Bombeii Cosplay […]

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Third Saturday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 21, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We are now at the third Saturday RICC 2016 gallery of cosplayers from Rhode Island Comic Con, out of four. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are AkaneSaotome Cosplay, The Covinator, The Uncontrollable Iron Man Cosplay, Koi Fish Asylum, CT’s White Knight, J+C Cosplay, Krabby Creations, Mini Mal Cosplay, Ember Jay Cosplay, Kayola Crayon Cosplay, Panda of Wicked Geeky, Colen P […]

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Second Saturday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 20, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The second Saturday RICC 2016 gallery of cosplayers from at Rhode Island Comic Con is again more than 100 images from a day that saw me shoot just shy of 500 usable images. This despite being in a pretty isolated location on the small mezzanine level that had nothing but seating and a cafe. Cosplayers in this gallery […]

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First Saturday RICC 2016 Gallery by FPS

Posted November 19, 2016 by Rodney Brown

In its second year filling every inch of the Rhode Island convention Center and the attached Dunkin Donuts Center, Rhode Island Comic Con solved a number of the issues that plagued it last year — and dealt with a few new ones. But that will wait for a separate article; for now we have the first Saturday RICC 2016 […]

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Second Sunday Fall SMF 2016 Gallery

Posted November 17, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We wrap up our photo coverage of the Fall version of the New England convention Super Megafest with the second Sunday Fall SMF 2016 gallery. Previously held in Framingham, the convention moved to the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, where it launched a Spring version two years ago. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are […]

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First Sunday Fall SMF 2016 Gallery

Posted November 15, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Getting back to the Fall edition of the New England convention Super Megafest, we now have the first Sunday Fall SMF 2016 gallery. Previously held in Framingham, the convention moved to the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, where it launched a Spring version two years ago. Cosplayers in this gallery include R.W. Martin, Zombie Leader, Captain […]

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Last Sunday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted November 10, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The last Sunday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery marks the end of our photo coverage of Another Anime Convention. AAC asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was so the convention could have a record of all entrants into […]

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First Sunday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted November 9, 2016 by Rodney Brown

It has been too long between galleries, but we now get back to coverage of Another Anime Convention with the first Sunday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery. AAC asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was so the convention could […]

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Third Saturday Fall SMF 2016 Gallery

Posted November 8, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The third Saturday Fall SMF 2016 gallery is the final gallery from the busiest day at the New England convention Super Megafest, which was held in the new location in Marlborough. SMF used to be held in Framingham, but moved to the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, where it launched a Spring version two years […]

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Second Saturday Fall SMF 2016 Gallery

Posted November 7, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The second Saturday Fall SMF 2016 gallery continues our coverage of cosplayers at the New England convention Super Megafest, which was held in the new location in Marlborough. Previously in Framingham, the con moved to the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, where it launched a Spring version two years ago. Among the cosplayers in […]

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Wizard World Co-Founder Fired, Sued For Alleged Theft Valued Above $1M

Posted November 6, 2016 by Rodney Brown

According to multiple reports, Stephen Shamus, co-founder with his brother Gareb Shamus, of Wizard World Inc., has been fired from the convention and promotions company. In addition, the former Chief Marketing Officer is being sued, with the suit alleging that Stephen Shamus “abused his position of trust to misappropriate substantial sums, believed to exceed $1 million, […]

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First Saturday Fall SMF 2016 Gallery

Posted November 6, 2016 by Rodney Brown

It’s time for the first Saturday Fall SMF 2016 gallery. The first time the Fall edition of the New England convention Super Megafest was held in the new location in Marlborough was definitely a success. Previously in Framingham, the con moved to the Best Western Royal Plaza Hotel & Trade Center, where it launched a Spring […]

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Adam Etheridge Sunday Gallery, NYCC 2016

Posted November 4, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The last set from New York Comic Con is the Adam Etheridge Sunday gallery, made up of cosplayer photos taken on the show floor or outside in the delivery tunnel. Cosplayers in this gallery include Ghostless Cosplay, Harley Frances, Earthguard CoHsplay, Nosoro, Gogo Incognito, MISSISSIPPI, Rose and Fi Cosplay, and many others. There will be more content from NYCC in the […]

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NYCC 2016 Third Sunday Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter

Posted November 3, 2016 by Rodney Brown

With the NYCC 2016 third Sunday gallery we conclude our coverage of Sunday from New York Comic Con by FirstPerson Shooter. We will also have Sunday galleries from NYCC, which was held in early October at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, from Adam Etheridge and featured sets from Gregg Wonderllama Photography Snider. Among the cosplayers in this […]

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NYCC 2016 Second Sunday Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter

Posted November 2, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We continue our coverage from New York Comic Con with the NYCC 2016 second Sunday gallery. We will also have Sunday galleries from NYCC, which was held in early October at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, from Adam Etheridge and featured sets from Gregg Wonderllama Photography Snider. Cosplayers in this gallery include Alanaleilani, An Awkward Kaylee, The Real Johnny H, […]

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NYCC 2016 First Sunday Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter

Posted November 1, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The NYCC 2016 first Sunday gallery starts our last day of coverage from New York Comic Con, which was held in early October at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. We will also have Sunday galleries from Adam Etheridge and featured sets from Gregg Wonderllama Photography Snider. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Sakuraharunogirl, ALJ Cosplay, Tom Catt – Con Mom, Trinket […]

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Adam Etheridge Second Saturday Gallery, NYCC 2016

Posted October 30, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Straight out of New York Comic Con, we have the Adam Etheridge second Saturday gallery, and his last Saturday set taken on the show floor or outside in the delivery tunnel. Cosplayers in this gallery include Elena Blueskies Cosplay, Extreme Costumes, Nadyasonika, Labinnak & Mangoloo Cosplays, Starlight Goddess Cosplay, Official Ireland Reid, Uncanny Megan, GeezAlize Cosplay, Vasilichia Designs, and […]

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Adam Etheridge First Saturday Gallery, NYCC 2016

Posted October 29, 2016 by Rodney Brown

It’s time to jump back into the content from New York Comic Con, with the Adam Etheridge first Saturday gallery. While I was inside taking photos of cosplayers near the Starbucks seating area, Adam was either on the show floor or outside in the delivery tunnel also grabbing photos of cosplayers. Cosplayers in this gallery include Jennifer Van Damsel, Meg […]

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Fourth Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 28, 2016 by Rodney Brown

This is the fourth Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH., and the last from the day. AAC, as it is known, asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was […]

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Third Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 26, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We are now up to the third Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH. AAC, as it is known, asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This was so the […]

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Second Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 25, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We continue with coverage from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH., with the second Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery of four. AAC, as it is known, asked us to set up a studio this year like we do for conventions like Granite State Comic Con, Boston Comic Con and others. This […]

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First Saturday AAC 2016 Cosplay Gallery

Posted October 24, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Before we get to the rest of the Saturday galleries from New York Comic Con, we will have the galleries from Another Anime Convention, held a couple weekends ago in Manchester, NH. We start with the first Saturday AAC 2016 cosplay gallery of four — OK, technically some from Friday to start off with, before we […]

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GraniteCon Gallery 8 – Sunday 2016 Photos by Wonderllama

Posted October 20, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Finally we have GraniteCon gallery 8 — the last gallery from Sunday at Granite State Comic Con. While I was moderating a Cosplay Photography panel with Benn of Robbins Studios Photography and Fine Art and cosplayer Danielle Beaulieu, Gregg Wonderllama Photography Snider filled in for me. The photos he took in the studio setup we had in the Armory […]

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NYCC 2016 Second Saturday Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter

Posted October 19, 2016 by Rodney Brown

The NYCC 2016 second Saturday gallery is mostly of shots taken late afternoon and into the evening. Most of my afternoon was taken up by interviews with the cast members of the Syfy show The Expanse, and the upcoming DC animated movie Justice League Dark. Those will be posted on YouTube eventually. New York Comic Con was held […]

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NYCC 2016 First Saturday Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter

Posted October 18, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Now we present the NYCC 2016 first Saturday gallery with photos of cosplayers from New York Comic Con, held two weekends ago at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. There will be three galleries by me from Saturday in total, along with galleries from Adam Etheridge and featured sets from Gregg Wonderllama Photography Snider. Among the cosplayers in this […]

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RetroCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery by Adam Etheridge

Posted October 17, 2016 by Rodney Brown

Before we get to the large number of Saturday galleries from New York Comic Con, we have the RetroCon 2016 cosplay gallery by Adam Etheridge. RetroCon, held just outside of Philadelphia, is — not surprisingly — a convention focused on all nerdy things from the past, mostly the 1970s and 1980s. In this gallery are cosplayers Starlight […]

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Adam Etheridge Second Friday Gallery, NYCC 2016

Posted October 15, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We now present the Adam Etheridge second Friday gallery from New York Comic Con. While I was inside taking photos of cosplayers near the Starbucks seating area, Adam was either on the show floor or outside in the delivery tunnel also grabbing photos of cosplayers. In this gallery are Kristen Hughey, Danny Lantern Cosplay, Axillia Cosplay, Uncanny Megan, YuffieBunny, ShazuHime, Carol Ivy […]

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Adam Etheridge First Friday Gallery, NYCC 2016

Posted October 14, 2016 by Rodney Brown

While I was inside taking photos of cosplayers near the Starbucks seating area, we also had people either in the show floor or outside in the delivery tunnel also grabbing photos of cosplayers. Here we have the Adam Etheridge first Friday gallery from New York Comic Con. Among the cosplayers in this gallery is one of the biggest hits of […]

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NYCC 2016 Second Friday Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter

Posted October 13, 2016 by Rodney Brown

We now have the NYCC 2016 second Friday gallery with photos of cosplayers from this past weekend’s New York Comic Con. In this gallery are cosplayers M. Mischief Cosplay, Aralyn Scarlett (the incredible Hecarim), Sydney Marie Cosplay, Cap America ECA, Ash Mayzler, Thatgearsguy, Avarent Cosplay, LinRei Cosplay, MISSISSIPPI, Carol Ivy Rose, and many more. There will be at least six more […]

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