KCCC 2016: Interview with WALKIN’ & ROLLIN’ COSTUMES’ Lon Davis

KCCC 2016: Interview with WALKIN’ & ROLLIN’ COSTUMES’ Lon Davis

One of the more unique exhibitors at this year’s convention was the team from Walkin’ & Rollin’ Costumes, a Kansas-City-based group which designs and builds costumes for children confined to wheelchairs who otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to join the cosplay community. We got a chance to talk with the team’s leader, Lon Davis, about the work they do and what they bring to the cosplay world. Josh Epstein: Lon, thanks for agreeing to talk…

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Mark Millar’s Millarworld Launches International Cosplay Competition

Mark Millar’s Millarworld Launches International Cosplay Competition

Mark Millar has, for years, been one of the most prolific writers in comics. In recent years, his work has become one of the biggest sources of Hollywood adaptations, with the Kick-Ass and Kingsman franches already underway. Not content with the upcoming productions of Starlight, Jupiter’s Circle, and Chrononauts, Millar is pushing into the realm of cosplay. In an announcement on the Millarworld site today, Millar announced the beginning of an international cosplay contest which will…

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QOTD: Is Harassment a Problem in Comicdom?

QOTD: Is Harassment a Problem in Comicdom?

Stories abound on the internet and at conventions about the problems faced by many fans, particularly female fans and cosplayers, with harassment by comic book fans. Is harassment a problem in the comic community? Josh EpsteinJosh Epstein is the Publisher for the Capeless Crusader website. He’s a lifelong comic nerd, and “Superman” is the first word he ever read aloud. He is also an actor, singer, and resident of a real-world Smallville.More Posts Follow Me:

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CON QUEST ECCC 2014: In Pictures

CON QUEST ECCC 2014: In Pictures

  Look hard enough, and you can find almost every comics character represented at Emerald City Comicon. From Batman to Elephant Steve, the premiere convention in the northwest has proved, year after year, that it’s able to perfectly mesh fans and creators on a personal level. We were there all weekend taking pictures, so check them out and mark your calendars for next year! COSPLAY CREATORS COMPANY BOOTHS Look for more on our Facebook and Twitter and…

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Baltimore Comic Con Announces Panel Schedule and Cosplay Details

Baltimore Comic Con Announces Panel Schedule and Cosplay Details

My favorite part of any con are the panels. Hearing personal and industry stories puts the humanity into our entertainment. So it has been with great anticipation that I’ve been awaiting the panel lineup for this weekend’s Baltimore Comic-Con, which I’m happy to share with you some of my faves, and a full schedule can be found here.  My con will be culminating Sunday with the Cosplay contest; can’t wait to compete in my largest…

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Comic-Con International Cosplayers to Appear in Top Cow Comic

Comic-Con International Cosplayers to Appear in Top Cow Comic

Image Comics and Top Cow today announced an exciting fan initiative for San Diego Comic-Con. Do you want to be in a Top Cow comic? This is your chance! Read on below! ————— Top Cow For Immediate Release For more information, contact Siike Donnelly / Marketing Manager – siike@topcow.com Kill date: July 22, 2013 TOP COW WANTS SDCC COSPLAYERS TO APPEAR IN THEIR COMICS! Attention, Comic-Con International Cosplayers! This is your chance to appear in…

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Eric’s and Joe’s Amazingly Superior Free Comic Book Day!

Eric’s and Joe’s Amazingly Superior Free Comic Book Day!

(Note: This article was co-written by Eric Santos and Joseph Torres; Joe’s text appears in italics.) Free comic book day is a day with many different facets; sure, we get free comics, but that’s not all there is to this glorious day that comics fans look forward to each and every year. This day is a gathering of the comic book community to unite and share their love of all things comic book related. This…

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