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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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  • Wild Wild West Con 6: One Mild Afternoon

    Every year, hundreds of steampunkers in the Southwest head to Old Tucson for Wild Wild West Con. Even though I haven’t started on the sewing for the steampunk cosplays for myself and my husband, we decided to attend for a few hours to see what all the hubbub was about. It was an enjoyable afternoon, […]

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  • Cosplay Closet Essentials: What’s Old Is New Again

    So, are you interested in cosplay? Want to start out, but not sure how? You ever see a cosplayer with an amazing cosplay and wonder how much it cost to make or how it was made? I’m sure you’re often left wondering how many countless hours were spent on the stunningly detailed costumes making their way […]

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  • Dragon Con 2016: Dragon Con Turns 30, Part 2

      Sunday The Kim Possible reunion panel was the sweetest panel this year. Disney fans from as far as New Zealand showed up to marvel at mommy to be Christy Carlson Romano, well-mannered Jason Marsden, and the hilarious Will Friedle. Christy talked about voicing Kim from New York while she was in college and how […]

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  • Dragon Con 2016: Dragon Con Turns 30

    This year marks the 30th year for Dragon Con in Atlanta. Record attendance spiked with more than 77,000 people for the sci-fi/fantasy convention. The convention experienced many firsts this year, along with some major announcements from celebrity guests. For the first time, substantial programming was offered on Thursday, making Dragon Con a four-and-a-half day convention. […]

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  • Denver Comic Con 2016

    I had the pleasure of attending Denver Comic Con this year over Father’s Day weekend. This pop culture convention began June 15–17, 2012, and was created as a program for the non-profit educational organization Comic Book Classroom. In its inaugural year 27,700 people attended. Since then DCC has grown at a Flash-like pace. In its fifth year, […]

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