At artist alley at Baltimore Comic-Con I found Gene515, an illustrated novel about a post-apocalyptic world in which some animals can talk and have full human rights. The idea piqued my interest, so I spoke with the creator about the world and how he came
I was incredibly impressed when I saw this steampunk Gotham group standing in line for the costume contest. The attention to detail was incredible! But I shouldn’t be surprised, because two of the members of the group were in the Peewee Herman cosplay group last
Kevin created a Hawkman costume and, like many of the others at the competition, was stretching his costuming skills to create it. Learn what he found difficult and what lessons he took from that. I will say I’m surprised that his attention to detail and
It was the headpiece that drew me to want to speak to Patrice about her Queen Amidala costume, but as we spoke, I came to learn how intricate the entire costume was. And I wasn’t the only one to find this costume amazing, as she
It’s always so neat to see the more tech-focused cosplay because it requires a whole extra level of work on top of the design work and costume design. This team created a Delorean to go along with their Doc Brown and Marty McFly costumes.
We discuss how 3D printing has changed the way cosplaying works.
While you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, sometimes it does take a great cover to get you to come take a look. I saw this delightful looking book series in artist alley and I had to talk to creator Pug Grumble about Farlaine
The AHOY Comics panel discussion about The Wrong Earth just pushed a lot of my comics buttons in a good way. It’s exploring the differences between Golden/Silver Age and Modern Comics. It’s about super heroes. The art, not just the story, change for each era.
It was once again a great year for cosplay at Baltimore Comic-Con. I interviewed many folks before they were judged for the costume contest, including Rose Ryon who was cosplaying from Fortnite.
Sometimes I walk through Artist Alley in Baltimore Comic-Con and see some promising talent. Other times I walk the floor and see fully-developed talent that just hasn’t broken through to the mainstream yet. I believe that Tainted Love and the guys behind it are in
After I was done speaking with the creators at Multi Verse Madness, they said I should check out the booth of one of the advertisers in their magazine, Bleed Geeks. I walked over to the booth. I’ve been covering Baltimore Comic-Con for about 7 years
When I walked by the Multi Verse Madness table I was drawn to the magazines on the table. What in the world was this? It turns out it was a fan zine. That’s right, they’re still being created in 2018! But unlike the Xerox’d, stapled