Cosplayer Spotlight: Chiyo!

An Interview with Chiyo_Cosplays by Durrilion Last year at Game on Expo I had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with Chiyo_Cosplays.  To my surprise it was her birthday, and she seemed both excited and surprised that someone wanted to do an interview with her. Durrilion:  When did you first start, seriously, ‘I’m going to put on a costume and go to a convention’? Chiyo:  I used to live in…

An Interview with Chronicle Collectibles at Comic-Con International

Chronicle Collectibles brought Dinosaurs and more to San Diego Comic-Con this year (we’re just partial to the dinosaurs!) and we got to talk about how they bring their amazing replicas to life and the artists involved in the magic. https://www.chroniclecollectibles.com/  

Think Geek new Her Universe Line at Comic-Con International

Have you seen the new Star Wars Her Universe line at Think Geek?  We got to see a preview of it at San Diego Comic-Con this year!

A Walk Through the Star Trek Discovery Experience at Comic-Con

Up close and personal with the costumes and props from the upcoming series. http://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-discovery/

An Interview with UD Replicas at Comic-Con International

I don’t know about you but I have my eye on that Batgirl jacket! http://www.udreplicas.com

A Walk Through the Blade Runner Experience at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Are you a replicant trying to avoid detection or a human trying to avoid the replicants?  The Bladerunner Experience at Comic-Con International brought you into the future that is 2049. Video by Douglas Monce & Shannon Shea  

Creativity at Phoenix Comicon 2017 Part 3

Even More Cosplay Fun by Durrilion I have said it before, and will continue to say it: I love ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ (animated series, and comic books – we don’t discuss that other ‘thing’).  So when I saw Princess Azula at Phoenix Comicon I just had to speak with her.  Lucky for me, she was in a good mood and didn’t fire bend me out of existence.  *wink  This…

Creativity at Phoenix Comicon 2017 Part 2

More Cosplayers! by Durrilion I love costumes.  I love making them, seeing them made, wearing them, and seeing them worn.  It is one of the creative arts in which I was lucky enough to have talent.  For the record, I don’t think I sing well, and I probably won’t win any Academy Awards anytime soon.  Enough about me! This article, in all of its parts is about YOU! Yes YOU!…

Creativity at Phoenix Comicon 2017 Part 1

Cosplayers Everywhere! by Durrilion Every con I attend is full of amazing people in amazing creations.  Whether you call it ‘cosplay’ or ‘costuming’, these fan creations caught my eye! Covered in fur, this young man and his father put this ‘Game of Thrones’ giant together in about 2 to 3 weeks.  Even though he is 6′ 2″, Sage Grey wore platforms to boost his height to 7′.  It definitely made him…

Writing Badass Women: From Buffy to Zoe, and all the Women in Between

Writing Badass Women by Durrilion I grew up believing that men and women are equal.  Were she still alive, my mother would cringe to hear this, but she was a feminist – of the ‘stay at home with my kids, but don’t tell me I can’t do something’ type.  This often leaves me perplexed by people who think women are somehow inferior to men.  Men and women are human beings,…