Want to go to a comic convention? Don't want to get the coronavirus? Then welcome to Mask-Con, dubbing itself "An Outdoor, Socially-Distanced, Sanitary Comic Show". It is being held at the Lexington Cinema in North Carolina, on Saturday 10th October 2020 and hosted by the Ssalefish Comics chain of stores. We at Ssalefish Comics are […]
Today, ReedPOP has announced the cancellation of four MCM Comic Con shows in the UK, a number of which had already been postponed to a new date. They state "despite all efforts to bring fans the most epic pop culture events in the UK, 4 MCM events scheduled to take place in 2020 have been […]
Bleeding Cool contributor Jimmy Leszczynski writes: The grass is green and growing, the birds are chirping and it has finally stopped raining in Southern California which can only mean one thing. The Comic Book/ Pop Culture Convention season is is getting ready to bloom for 2019. One of the first of the year is one […]
Yesterday's recent LibraryCon Live!, a live streaming event from Library Journal and School Library Journal was an attempt at a deeper look into the diverse world of comics in libraries. A virtual convention with comic book publishers, creators and bloggers all working together to promote literacy and storytelling through comics. Here's how it looked on […]
Reporting in from the surface of the sun, Bleeding Cool contributor Jimmy Leszczynski writes on his experiences at Comic Con Palm Springs: Holy Hades Batman! We pulled up to the Palm Springs convention Center this past Sunday as the Mercury blasted past 110°, but that didn't stop us from attending the coolest Con this summer. The […]
UK tabloid The Sun is reporting that a fan attending the MCM London Comic Con this weekend had to step in to de-escalate an argument which had become heated between Flash Gordon star Sam J. Jones and the Incredible Hulk star Lou Ferrigno. Attendee Darryn Clements, who was dressed as Suicide Squad's El Diablo at the […]
More details have emerged via the Arizona Republic surrounding the arrest of Matthew Sterling, who according to Phoenix Police arrived on Thursday at Phoenix Comicon carrying weapons with the intend to target specific individuals including Power Rangers actor Jason David Frank. As noted in the probable cause filing against Sterling, weapons recovered from him included: A TWELVE GAUGE SHOTGUN, TWO 45 […]
Something no convention-goer ever wants to hear, The Show Has Been Cancelled, especially when it's mere days before the show was to open. Even as attendees, guests, and exhibitors had been in the midst of packing to head off to the Edward Village Michigan Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan, word was posted to the event's social media […]
The sensational Peter S Svensson posted even more cosplay from the last day of WonderCon with this wonderful display from Sunday for Bleeding Cool. Let us know if you see yourself in the comments so you can take a bow!
Jimmy Leszczynski writes I met up with Cosplayer Leia Thomas, hot of her winning the 2017 WonderCon Masquerade "Best Recreation" Award. From underneath her masterpiece reproduction of cinematic horror came a sweet, gentle voice that explained the process a little for me. Leah told me that it took about 120 hours of work, it is […]
From Ashley Eckjstein's Her Universe, DC Comics and Kohl's, here comes a range of Wonder Woman, Batman and Superman-themed fiteness gear, available at Kohls from today, which includes sports bras, tank tops, tees, jackets, shorts and leggings available in juniors and plus sizes, from $24 to $55. The Wonder Woman collection is landing in stores in May […]
Cosplay by Jimmy Leszczynski and friends… another WonderCon has come to a close, but we've still got more collections to share with you of the amazing cosplayers and groups that were out and about the Anaheim Convention Center. We had another great year and thanks for everyone who struck a pose for a photo. If […]
Words: Brandon Wainerdi (@ActuallyBrandon) Pictures: Jason Kauzlarich (@TheyLiveObey) Before we begin, just a simple plea from a simple writer: please stop. Please stop with the Negan cosplay (we get it, you have a bat and a leather jacket at home). Please stop with the Deadpool cosplay. Please stop with the Harley Quinn cosplay. (And please please […]
Jimmy Leszczynski wrote for Bleeding Cool from Wondercon, Cartoonist, writer, and star of the Real World, Judd Winick told stories and anecdotes on topics ranging from Real World to the Exiles, Under the Red Hood to his latest creation Hilo. He spoke at length about what I would consider to be his masterpiece, Under the Red […]
Jimmy L talked to Sam J. Jones at WonderCon 2017 Gordons alive? That zitty high schooler working at the drive in that used to pretend he was fighting Ming the Merciless along side Brian Blessed and James Bond just got kicked in the Mongos! I met a lifelong hero Sam J. Jones I'm wondering thru […]
Nick Kazden wrote from Wondercon 2017....Tony Kim founder of CrazyForComicCon and CEO of HeroWithinInc moderated a spirited conversation between a few hardocre fans who have launched nerdy careers of their own Kim was joined by Chris Gore, founder of Film Threat and an old regular on G4’s Attack of the Show, Andre Meadows the man behind[...]
Jimmy Leszczynski writes, If you can dream it… you can make it. Duck Tape – America's favorite do-all, fix-all product – has been a logical choice to assist these imaginative cosplay makers in creating or repairing everything… from costumes to accessories. I spoke with Ashley and Kristi, stationed at the Duck Tape Cosplay Repair station. […]
Thanks to Matthew Quitney who has been trigger happy with the camera at WonderCon today – the show may be winding down but the cosplay is still off the chart.
Take a look at the cosplay out on Saturday at WonderCon. Thanks to Peter Svensson and Jimmy Leszczynski for the bulk of these amazing cosplay photos, with a few from Emilie Badaboom and Joe Stone… if you see yourself there, shout out!
From last night's masquerade performance of cosplayers at WonderCon… from the audience and backstage