Posts in the Conventions Category

The Top 10 Comic Con Costume Ideas

Attention comic book fans, cosplayers, and all around nerds, convention season is here! While San Diego Comic Con is the greatest destination of the year for those who eat, sleep and breathe pop culture, there are so many other conventions taking place over the course of the summer (and the rest of the year) that anyone would be able to attend. Comic conventions provide a great opportunity for cosplaying as your favorite characters from pop culture. We've put together a list of the 10 best costume ideas to provide you with all the inspiration you need when dressing up for Comic...

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2014 San Diego Comic-Con Coverage Part 2

Comic-Con is definitely the fashion week of the Halloween costume industry. Classic styles collide with new trends in a chaotic clustrer of costumey goodness. Here are some cosplay highlights from this year's con!

 

Attendees In Costume

No better place to start than Game of Thrones. A very large gathering of GOT cosplayers gathered outside the convention center for this epic group shot. Even if your favorite character has already been killed on the show, this photo is proof that they can live on through cosplay forever:

 

Game of Thrones Group Cosplay SDCC 2014

Valar Morgulis... but only until the next Con.

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2014 San Diego Comic-Con Coverage Part 1

The whirlwind that is San Diego Comic-Con has come and gone. The lines were long, the celebrities were elusive, the previews were awe-inspiring, and the collectables made our inner-child squeal with glee. Strap on your exclusive comic-con bag across your back and join us as we round up the highlights of this epicenter of geek culture!

 

SDCC 2014 Crowd Picture

 

75 years of Batman

Preview Night (Wednesday) actually fell on Batman Day and the 75th anniversary of everyone's favorite caped crusader....

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Minneapolis Wizard World Comic Con

Freddy Krueger Glove Reach
Wizard World Comic Con officially arrived (squeeee)! Along with it, numerous celebrities and artists known throughout the world flooded the Minneapolis Convention Center alongside thousands of fans and geeks doing what they do best - getting their geek on.

The con ran from May 2nd through May 4th (May the Fourth, a perfect holiday for a con) headlining familiar faces such as Lou Ferrigno, Michael Rooker, Jason David Frank, Robert Englund, Dean Cain, William Shatner, Matt Smith, Karen Gillan,...

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We Went to C2E2: Costume Pic Roundup

The Guild at C2E2

Things have changed quite a bit since the last time I wrote for the blog.  For one thing, I no longer make my living by hiding under a bridge and collecting tolls from frightened peasants as they attempt to pass (see this previous blog post for reference). Granted, a lot of that has to do with the fact that the city demolished my bridge...

Luckily, halloweencostumes.com recognized my ability to strike fear into the heart of my fellow man and I’m now the HR guy. ...

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General Guidelines of Con Attendance

So it looks like you have finally decided to embrace your inner geek and make your way down to the nearest comic book/horror/sci-fi/”Star Trek”/action figure/gaming/”My Little Pony”/baseball card/anime/nostalgia/steampunk/any combination thereof convention. Good for you!

Since this is your first time attending something like this, you should know that there are a few rules by which you should abide so as to not be overwhelmed, overheated, over-exhausted and overspent by...

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