Crackin’ at Kraken Con

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At first sight Kraken Con looks rather small, and compared to other nerd conventions, it is. When you delve deeper, you’ll find an inviting, friendly and fun atmosphere for cosplayers, exhibitors, and anime enthusiasts alike. Entering the convention I could tell right from the gate that the level of cosplay … Continue reading

The 2014 Labyrinth of Jareth XVII Masquerade Ball is near!

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The annual Labyrinth Masquerade Ball is heading this way again at the historical Park Plaza in Los Angeles. This year, it will be during fourth of July weekend – Friday, July 4th and Saturday, July 5th. Sypher Art Studio would like to welcome you to their spectacular ball! The Labyrinth of … Continue reading

Cosplay: Doctor Strange uses magic and becomes female

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Doctor Strange is a man of many magical powers, so it wouldn’t be “strange” to see him as himself in female form. Luckily, we don’t need magic to see a lovely female version of himself, thanks to cosplayer Jennifer Van Damsel, photographer Isidro Urena and effects artist Hannover Sandoval. Check … Continue reading

Gallifrey One 2014: The Recap

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Gallifrey One is the only official Doctor Who fan-run convention in the West of the United States (Long Island Doctor Who Con is on the East Coast). It is organized and run entirely by fans for the fans. Working with the Doctor Who (Sarah Jane Adventures/Torchwood) actors, crew, authors, and … Continue reading

Ottawa Pop Expo 2013 Masquerade Gallery, plus Heroes of Cosplay

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Before the Ottawa Pop Expo Masquerade even started, there was a large amount of buzz surrounding it. Shortly before the convention, it was announced that Syfy’s controversial TV show Heroes of Cosplay would be filming an episode in Canada’s capital. Given the show’s penchant for drama, the reaction to the … Continue reading

Cosplay: Constantine as sexy pin-up Captain America and Madame Hydra

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Cosplayer Constantine in Tokyo decided to do a very sexy pin-up shoot of herself cosplaying as Captain America. To make the shoot authentic, she posed next to a P-512D Mustang “Man O War” WWII plane. The plane was used to help escort bombers in air raids over Germany during the … Continue reading

Ottawa Pop Expo 2013 Cosplay Gallery

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As first year cons go, they are usually not without incident. They usually start out small and they usually suffer in terms of participation and attendance. With exams looming for a large section of the geek population, it would have been all too easy for this con to flop in … Continue reading