Vintage Pinup Hair Tutorial: Victory Rolls

Join the lovely pinup model Miss Amanda Lee as she helps you learn how to make the perfect Victory Roll for your cosplay, night out or any day at all!

Vintage Pinup Hair Tutorial: Basic Set

Planning a Peggy Carter Cosplay? Or maybe Captain America’s showgirls?  A noir mashup of a comic favorite?  Vintage Pinup Model Amanda Lee shows how to do a basic set for a 1940s hair style.  

Anime Los Angeles, Come Party With The Thousands of Friends You're About To Meet

A visit to Animé Los Angeles at the Ontario Convention Center will set you at an event where the person out of costume is in the minority and the entire place feels like a friendly party! Anime Los Angeles definitely has one of the highest per capita of people in costumes that I think I have ever seen at a convention.   Before you have even entered there is a crowd…

LA's Newest Convention – Comic Excitement – Debuts This Weekend

This weekend (January 14 and 15th) will see the debut of the latest convention to enter the Con fray,  Comic Excitement at the Los Angeles Convention Center.  It’s a convention that’s all about the cosplay and it should be fun to see how it does! From the press release: Convention season starts with a bolt of lightning at the Los Angeles Convention Center at Comic Excitement Convention! The first year…

Pacific Media Expo 2016 [A Gallery]

[AFG_gallery id=’16’] Photos by Shannon Shea and Travel Lon

2nd Annual Anime Impulse Coming to Pomona, CA in January

The 2nd annual Anime Impulse is set to take place January 14th and 15th in Pomona, CA.  A small intimate convention  set against the much larger and older event of the Asian American Expo. Headlining is popular blogger on Japanese Culture Danny Choo and world famous cosplayer Ely Cosplay in her first American appearance.  Also coming are actors and voice actors Gaku Space and Christian Howard. There is also an…

Cos-losseum Announces Updates and a Change of Venue

As we leave the 2016 convention season and enter into 2017 there are already the rumbles of change.  First the cancellation of Amazing AZ and Houston Comic Cons, and now the latest announcement from Cos-losseum where they area cancelling their San Diego event but announcing an Atlanta event. From their official Facebook Page: Hello all of you out there in Cosplay Land. We wanted to inform you that we have…

Los Angeles Comic Con 2016 [A Gallery]

Photos by Shannon Shea and Lon Muckey [AFG_gallery id=’17’]