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Lisa Lou Who’s Officer Vi Cosplay Packs a Punch!

Posted  April 17, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

At PAX East 2014, we interviewed Lisa Lou Who as she was cosplaying Officer Vi from the uber-popular game League of Legends! In our video, she talks about the game’s popularity and the difficulty of making giant robot hands. Below the interview, we have some more photos of her cosplay taken by the amazing FirstPerson Shooter!

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Holly Conrad’s Heroic Dragon Age Cosplay at PAX East 2014!

Posted  April 16, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

At PAX East 2014 we interviewed Heroes of Cosplay, Crabcat Industries and The Nerdist’s Holly Conrad as she was cosplaying from the new Dragon Age: Inquisition video game! In our video, she talks about her crafting approach and her love of costuming. Below the interview, we have some more photos of her cosplay taken by the […]

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Saturday Cosplay Gallery from PAX East 2014

Posted  April 15, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

PAX East 2014, held this past weekend at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, saw pretty big crowds all three days, but Saturday had the biggest crowd, and the most cosplayers. Partly that was because of Mass Effect cosplay meetups, League of Legends cosplay meetups, and a costume contest, the male winner of which was […]

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Friday Cosplay Gallery from PAX East 2014

Posted  April 14, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

While it is true that the game League of Legends seems to be responsible for nearly half of all cosplay costumes at PAX East 2014, held this past weekend at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, that’s not a bad thing. Riot Games has stepped up its design for its characters in the past few […]

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PAX East 2014 Day 3 Reporter’s Notebook

Posted  April 13, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Wrapping up the series of observations about the gaming convention PAX East, happening this weekend in Boston, with the third and last day. This type of coverage has a long history in journalism as something called a “reporter’s notebook,” but what it is today is basically a series of tweets I never actually sent. But […]

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PAX East 2014 Day 2 Reporter’s Notebook

Posted  April 13, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

This is the second in a series of observations about the gaming convention PAX East, happening this weekend in Boston. This type of coverage has a long history in journalism as something called a “reporter’s notebook,” but what it is today is basically a series of tweets I never actually sent. But the objective is the […]

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Lisa Lou Who’s Officer Vi Cosplay Packs a Punch!

Posted  April 17, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

At PAX East 2014, we interviewed Lisa Lou Who as she was cosplaying Officer Vi from the uber-popular game League of Legends! In our video, she talks about the game’s popularity and the difficulty of making giant robot hands. Below the interview, we have some more photos of her cosplay taken by the amazing FirstPerson Shooter!

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Holly Conrad’s Heroic Dragon Age Cosplay at PAX East 2014!

Posted  April 16, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

At PAX East 2014 we interviewed Heroes of Cosplay, Crabcat Industries and The Nerdist’s Holly Conrad as she was cosplaying from the new Dragon Age: Inquisition video game! In our video, she talks about her crafting approach and her love of costuming. Below the interview, we have some more photos of her cosplay taken by the […]

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Saturday Cosplay Gallery from PAX East 2014

Posted  April 15, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

PAX East 2014, held this past weekend at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, saw pretty big crowds all three days, but Saturday had the biggest crowd, and the most cosplayers. Partly that was because of Mass Effect cosplay meetups, League of Legends cosplay meetups, and a costume contest, the male winner of which was […]

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Friday Cosplay Gallery from PAX East 2014

Posted  April 14, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

While it is true that the game League of Legends seems to be responsible for nearly half of all cosplay costumes at PAX East 2014, held this past weekend at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, that’s not a bad thing. Riot Games has stepped up its design for its characters in the past few […]

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PAX East 2014 Day 3 Reporter’s Notebook

Posted  April 13, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Wrapping up the series of observations about the gaming convention PAX East, happening this weekend in Boston, with the third and last day. This type of coverage has a long history in journalism as something called a “reporter’s notebook,” but what it is today is basically a series of tweets I never actually sent. But […]

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PAX East 2014 Day 2 Reporter’s Notebook

Posted  April 13, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

This is the second in a series of observations about the gaming convention PAX East, happening this weekend in Boston. This type of coverage has a long history in journalism as something called a “reporter’s notebook,” but what it is today is basically a series of tweets I never actually sent. But the objective is the […]

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PAX East 2014 Day 1 Reporter’s Notebook

Posted  April 11, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Over the next three day’s I will post a series of observations about the gaming convention PAX East, happening this weekend in Boston. While this has a long history in journalism as something called a “reporter’s notebook,” what it is today is basically a series of tweets I never actually sent. But the objective is […]

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Ashley Riot Flies High With Aika Cosplay!

Posted  April 9, 2014  by  E. Ortiz

Our first video interview from Anime Boston 2014 is with New England cosplayer Ashley Riot as Aika from Skies of Arcadia! In our video, she talks about her work as a freelance artist as well as the construction of her cosplay. Below the interview, we have some more photos of her cosplay taken by the amazing Cantera Cosplay!  

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Janeway Left Her Brain In The Delta Quadrant – Updated

Posted  April 7, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Kate Mulgrew, the tough, smart Captain Janeway from the series Star Trek: Voyager, is doing the narration for a soon-to-be released “documentary” that tries to argue that something we’ve known to be true for 500 years is wrong and Earth is actually the center of the universe — including the idea the sun revolves around […]

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier Is The Most Comic Book Movie Yet

Posted  April 6, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Captain America: The Winter Soldier has succeeded in doing what Marvel Comics and Marvel Studios have been aiming for since they started with the creation of what has come to be called the Marvel Cinematic Universe — the creation on film of a real comic book experience. That is it’s most amazing attribute — not […]

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Anime Matsuri 2014 Cosplay Gallery from Angelwing!

Posted  April 4, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

The Ides of March may have been bad news for Caesar, but it was good news for us, as it fell in the weekend of Anime Matsuri this year. The Houston, Texas, convention is another US qualifying stop in the World Cosplay Summit, and the cosplay is, as it is at WCS stop Katsucon, top […]

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Why I’m Breaking Up With Batman

Posted  April 2, 2014  by  Shawn Proctor

Dear Batman, I want to thank you. Thank you for all of the different versions of Batman out there, from the comic to the cartoons to the films. Thank you for being the only non-superpowered hero that comic geeks can bring up as an equal to the Supermans and Wolverines of the world. But it’s […]

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Evil Empire #1 Falls Short of the Mark

Posted  April 1, 2014  by  Gene Selassie

Published by BOOM! Studios Written by Max Bemis Art by Ransom Getty Colors by Chris Blythe I went into this book with cautious optimism. On the surface, here comes more “fight the system, down with the political tyrant” subtext the like of which we’ve seen more than a few times from young writers since the […]

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Is a Nazi-Themed Card Game With Anime Girls Too Much?

Posted  March 31, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

A sea of pitchforks is just beginning to form over a Kickstarter campaign to bring an out of print card game from Japan to the U.S. — one that features you playing as Nazi Germany storming the Soviet Union, but with all the avatars being cute anime girls in Nazi-like uniforms. Here is the description […]

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Megacon 2014 Cosplay Gallery Sunday

Posted  March 27, 2014  by  Rodney Brown

Sunday at Orlando-based Megacon was much more suited for the new, larger venue as far as crowds were concerned. Even still, like I said about Saturday’s photo gallery, it would have been impossible to capture pictures of even half of all the amazing cosplays at the con. Below is a gallery of the shots I […]

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