Posts in the Conventions Category

The Top 10 Comic Con Costume Ideas

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 wearing cosplay costumes 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 picking out your Comic-Con cosplays.

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We Went to C2E2: Costume Pic Roundup

by |May 13, 2013
Categories: Conventions

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

by |July 11, 2012
Categories: Conventions

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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Guide To Summer Comic Cons And Other Geeky Gatherings

by |May 19, 2012
Categories: Conventions

I had no choice; I was destined for a life of nerdly pursuits. My father is to blame. Sure, my genetics (only half his fault) may have prevented me from having any sort of proclivity when it came to doing anything that involved running or the usage of mostly spherical object colloquially known as a ball. There was also that thing where I was fat – still kind of am. My mind, on the other hand, gravitated towards the fantastic and scientific. It was only a matter of time before my dad...

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