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  • Cosplay Closet Essentials: Weapons Essential No More?

    By now the news has likely hit the cosplay community at large, and the implications are sweeping: Phoenix Comicon banned prop weapons for the first time this year (following a harrowing attempt on celebrity Jason David Frank’s life, thankfully halted by Phoenix police before anyone was harmed), and the cosplayers were hit hard. The first […]

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  • Passes Still Available for NYCC 2017

    If you registered for Fan Verification for New York Comic Con before May 3rd, passes are still available for this year’s convention. Due to construction at the Javits Center, only single day passes were made available for purchase. Thursday, Friday, and Sunday passes are still remaining here. As the confirmed guest list continues to grow […]

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  • PropBan 2017: Phoenix Comicon vs Ultrasabers

    Following the comicontroversy that was the Phoenix Comicon prop ban, things between the convention runners and the geek retail giant got heated. After an armed gunman–real firearms, not the painted Nerf guns or foam guns that were prevalent at the con Thursday night–managed to get past multiple security checkpoints before being apprehended, Phoenix Comicon issued […]

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  • Phoenix Comicontroversy: Props Prohibited

    Phoenix Comicon, the largest entertainment convention in Arizona, has just issued a directive that has fans in an uproar: following an incident involving an individual with real weapons, Phoenix Comicon has now banned all props. What does that mean, exactly? Well, let’s take a look at the mass e-mail notification sent out this evening: “Convention Director Matthew […]

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  • D23 Expo

    July is usually a busy month for cons and 2017 is no exception. This year, Disney’s D23 Expo will hit the Anaheim convention center from July 14 to July 16 and their lineup looks pretty awesome! The Legends Awards Ceremony is set to honor this year’s recipients: Stan Lee, Oprah Winfrey, and the late Carrie Fisher. Kicked […]

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  • Phoenix Comicon Brings the Heat for 2017

    It’s that time of year again! Phoenix Comicon is just 26 days, 10 hours, and–as of this posting–20-something minutes away, and they’ve got a great lineup for this year. Media guests include actors, voice actors, authors, comic writers, and artists. Alan Tudyk, Arthur Darvill, Danny Trejo, Charlie Cox, and Michael Rosenbaum are just some of […]

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