Cosplay: Concept & Construction Part 2

  The Struggle to become Lord Elrond By Durrilion It took a lot of time to gather all the components of what would eventually be my version of Lord Elrond.  I needed the pattern, fabric, thread, paint, and lots of patience! With my awesome pattern in hand I went to work on the first layer.  My fabric choice for this one was a medium weight upholstery cotton brocade in a…

Cosplay Spotlight – Phoenix Comicon 2016 – What to wear? What to wear?

Cosplayers at Phoenix Comicon 2016 by Durrrilion They take a step, they stop for a pic.  They take another and stop again.  From the first day to the last of any convention, cosplayers of varying skill levels do The Step and Pose Shuffle. Despite my busy schedule I managed a few shots and a couple of interviews. Starting off is ‘Cersei’ from Game of Thrones.  Casey Renee Cosplay from Chicago…

Phoenix Comicon 2016 Highlights

PHXCC 2016!!! by Durrilion In the last two years I have attended Cons large and small.  PHXCC2016 has to be the craziest (in a completely good way)! The panel schedule was packed with so much awesome I desperately needed three clones of myself to do to all the things.  By the way that doesn’t even include all the celebrity spotlights! I did my best, but wow! The variety of exhibitors…

Phoenix Comicon 2016 Interview With Fez O Rama

Look no further if you’re looking for a Fez!

TaiyouCon 2016 A Gallery

TaiyouCon was this past weekend, January 15-17, 2016 at the Mesa Convention Center.  Bustle Girl and Tessa stopped in to have a look around at all the talented people there! [AFG_gallery id=’5′]

Amazing AZ Comic Con, Amazing Lineup of Comic Book Heroes

I don’t know where you will be Feb 12-15, 2016, but if you’re a fan of Comic Books, or even just DEADPOOL(!), I know where you might want to be. Amazing Arizona Comic Con is taking place at the Phoenix Convention Center this February and the Special Guests they have already announced reads like a who’s who of who you might just want to run into at a Comic Convention…

A Look Back at Phoenix Fan Fest 2015

My Visit to Phoenix Comicon’s Fan Fest by Durrilion Since joining the Video Jouzu crew I have been lucky enough to attend several smaller cons and meet some amazing people.  When I got the assignment for Fan Fest I was eager to go.  When I saw the guest list I was excited!  In no particular order, Denise Crosby, Sean Maher, Tom Lenk, and Eve Myles (though life happened and she…

Author Erin Lausten harries the Paranormal in her new novel Deadbeat

Fantasy/Sci Fi author Erin Lausten has surprised readers with her time travel Viator Legacy novels. She has also intrigued readers with her gritty steampunk Cibola series. With her new novel Deadbeat readers will truly enjoy this tongue-in-cheek story of young preschool teacher thrust into a Scottsdale paranormal community. Phoenix, AZ – Sept. 4, 2015 – Erin Lausten’s new novel Deadbeat in digital format. This novel begins Erin’s foray into the…

An LGBT Geek At Phoenix Comicon

So in my previous post, as we remember, I was going to my first Geek LGBT panels at Phoenix Comicon 2015 armed with pen and paper, (yes I really am that ‘old’).  I was going to take notes like it was finals week and I hadn’t studied all semester.  This article about the LGBT Geek community was going to rock! First up was Dr. Who for LGBT Whovians! Sadly the…