The Man Behind Deadpool: Rob Liefeld

Rob Liefeld’s Q & A by Durrilion The big event for Amazing Arizona Comicon was not only the release of Deadpool the movie, but also the appearance of Rob Liefeld, the creator of the infamous leather clad hero.  Amazing Arizona leadman Jimmy Jay opened the panel with “I’m extremely, extremely, extremely thankful that you’re spending your weekend with us at Amazing Arizona Comicon”. Rob came on stage and thanked everyone…

The Latest in Geek Chic at Amazing Arizona Comicon

Geek Chic By Durrilion Gone are the days of looking like a nerd being a nightmare.  Since the 90’s (at the very least) geek culture has hit the main stream like a deuterium rich gravimetric field displacement manifold.  (Okay so I had to look that up).  With iconic characters like Superman, Batman, Darth Vader, Yoda, etc, stepping out of the Dork Forest, it was inevitable that we geeks would create our own…

Cosplay Competition at Amazing Arizona Comicon 2016

And the prize goes to… By Durrilion I love costuming – whether it be historical, sci-fi, or fantasy.  The amount of hard work, sweat, tears, and maybe even some blood, that goes into putting something together is impressive.  I know from personal experience.  It takes courage to wear one’s costume (or more specifically for this blog – cosplay) in public, let alone on stage in front everyone for a competition….

Geek Glass from Window to the Soul

Window to the Soul By Durrilion What does one get the discerning geek who has everything? Are you looking for a unique piece, that stands out for it’s unexpected flair, and yet blends perfectly with its surroundings? Does such a thing exist? It does, and I found it at Amazing Arizona Comicon! Sporting the latest in Imperial Consulate fashion (with an eye catching Scottish and Danish twist) Michelle and Clara…

Comic Books meet Duct Tape!

Micah Garcia, aka The Stuck Duck. by Durrilion (all photos courtesy of Micah’s instagram) Comic book art with duct tape.  No, seriously! I did a double take when I heard the youngest son of Micah say those words as I passed their booth.  It’s a long story, but I love duct tape for it’s comedic value.  Combine that with a format I have never seen before, and I just had…

Cosplay, Charity, and Community Service!

Cosplay Groups at Amazing Arizona Comicon by Durrilion Phoenix Ghostbusters Many people in the Arizona con scene, if not elsewhere around the country have surely heard of the Arizona Ghostbusters.  This group is a costuming fan club that uses their costumes to shine a spotlight on many well deserving charities.  Looking on their website one can find a list of all the causes they help.  www.arizonaghostbusters.com I had the fortune…

Cosplay Magic at Amazing Arizona Comic Con

Amazing Cosplay at Amazing Arizona Comic Con by Durrilion There’s an old expression that blood, sweat, and tears go into anything done well.  When it comes to cosplay, we can add love and dreams as well.  Hours of research, obtaining materials, measuring, cutting, sewing, gluing, taping, etc.  Then the big day comes.  I did my best to photograph all the cosplayers, but several of them were always too far away…

Amazing AZ Comic Con Interview with Travis Hanson

Bustle Girl Interviews artist and NO Mercy Card Game creator Travis Hanson!   The NO Mercy Card Game Kickstarter is still going til Mid March 2016: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/488571414/no-mercy-a-kitty-vs-alien-card-game Travis Hanson FB: https://www.facebook.com/Travis-Hansons-Big-Imagination-Page-213431952015594 For more coverage on Amazing AZ Comic Con: http://www.videojouzu.com/index.php/category/conventionsevents/2016/amazing-az-comic-con/ Amazing AZ Comic Con: http://amazingarizonacomiccon.com/

Amazing AZ Comic Con Cosplay Interview with Mr. Mugatu

Bustle Girl catches up with one of the biggest celebrities in the fashion world at Amazing AZ Comic Con 2016   For more coverage on Amazing AZ Comic Con: http://www.videojouzu.com/index.php/category/conventionsevents/2016/amazing-az-comic-con/ Amazing AZ Comic Con: http://amazingarizonacomiccon.com/

Kevin Eastman: The Man Behind the Shell

Kevin Eastman at Amazing Arizona Comicon! by Durrilion   When my amazing editor told me Video Jouzu was invited to attend a media only panel with Kevin Eastman, I was excited.  Who wouldn’t be?  The creator of The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles was coming to Arizona, and I would have a chance to speak with him.  Whoa!  Before we get into the questions and answers, any fans who have not…