A Little Look at the Comics and Cosplay of London Film And Comic Con – Spring

Mad weekend, Onward yesterday morning, Forbidden Planet signing and pub afterwards, covering C2E2 and today heading to the final day of the London Film And Comic Con Spring Edition, a two-day affair with less of a comics focus than the main summer show – though having the same weekend as San Diego Comic Con should […]

ColourPop's new Sailor Moon line will help you fight evil by moonlight!

ColourPop's New Sailor Moon Line Will Help You Fight Evil by Moonlight!

ColourPop's newest collection has officially launched — and it's turning people everywhere into their favorite magical school girl! The ColourPop x Sailor Moon collection was an instant hit, with items selling out almost as soon as they launched. The collection comes with the following magical items: Pretty Guardian Shadow Palette ($20) Shining Moon – Pale Peach […]

Step up your cosplay game with ColorPop's Soft Glam line!

Step up Your Cosplay Game With ColorPop's Soft Glam Line!

With convention season in full swing, it's time to look at ways to up your cosplay game. Makeup has long been used to enhance one's features, but makeup can also enhance your cosplay as well! One of my favorite cosmetic lines — ColorPop — has embraced the newest makeup trend, #softglam! Soft glam embraces the […]

Looking to dress up as Harley Quinn for Galentine's Day?

Looking To Dress Up As Harley Quinn For Galentine's Day?

With Birds of Prey out in theaters, it's time to ask the important question: What will you be wearing to celebrate Galentine's Day this week? If you've been watching the previews, you probably noticed the colorful and fun costumes as worn by Harley Quinn. Since her theatrical debut in Suicide Squad, I've been largely impressed […]

Phoenix Comicon Gunman Sentenced to 25 Years

Phoenix Comicon 'Punisher' Gunman Sentenced to 25 Years

In 2017, comic book fan Mathew Sterling was arrested at Phoenix Comicon after a tipoff from a Facebook friend that he was going to try and shoot Power Rangers actor Jason David Frank, and any police who attempted to stop him. Cosplaying as The Punisher, he managed to get through security with an arsenal of weapons […]

Still need a costume for Katsucon? has you covered!

Still Need a Costume for Katsucon? Can Help You!

Katsucon is almost here. The popular annual anime con brings out some of the best cosplay in the world. But if you're like me, you're just here for a good time. Looking for some easy, last minute costumes just to wear? has everything you need to enjoy Katsucon! Mario, Luigi and Bowser Romper $24.99 […]

The Cosplay Of Winter Comiket 97 in Tokyo

The Cosplay Of Comiket Winter 97 in Tokyo

The closure of the Tokyo Big Sight complex this winter had led to a smaller Comiket than usual – but still making it the biggest comics culture event on the planet with half a million in attendance. So many people can make some cosplay performances look rather distressing… コミケの闇をご覧くださいwwww@66TBattery @5atan19 #コミケ97 #コミケ97コスプレ #コミケの闇 #コミケ3日目 […]

Visiting Amazicon 2019; The Intimate Con That Could Plus Cosplay Pictures

Visiting Amazicon 2019; The Intimate Con That Could Plus Cosplay Pictures

With convention season winding down in the US, I ventured up to Essington, PA, for one more show, Amazicon. This year's guests included Ann Robinson from War of the Worlds, Wesley Eure, Kathy Coleman, and Phil Paley of Land of the Lost, and more. For the seventh year in a row, this intimate convention appealed […]


Cosplay Left Me Before I Left the Cosplay Community [OPINION]

So this is the true story of why I left the cosplay community… You may want to put your seatbelt on, because this story is going to get a little bumpy. Now, if you're unaware, cosplay is a hobby where people dress up as in costumes, generally of characters from comics or movies or tv […]


COSPLAY 9-1-1: 5 Things This Cosplayer Needs You to Know Before NYCC [OPINION]

Hi there! This is your friendly neighborhood cosplay kid here, Always Adriel Cosplay. I'm not in the game so much anymore, but before I was a world-renowned television commentator/reviewer for Bleeding Cool? I was super active in it not so long ago and still hold costuming, conventions, and the culture close to my heart. For […]

A Little Cosplay at Notting Hill Carnival 2019

A Little Cosplay at Notting Hill Carnival For Children's Day

It was the Children's' Day today at Notting Hill, which means the big floats and costumes will be saved for tomorrow's glorious sunshine. But on the streets of Notting Hill away from the floats, there seemed a new interloper. Cosplay. Oh, people always dress up, but this year there seemed to be more of a […]

CBR, and a Little Weekend Cosplay Shaming

CBR, and a Little Weekend Cosplay Shaming

I used to write for Comic Book Resources when it was called Comic Book Resources, rather than CBR. You may remember a little Monday morning column I wrote for them called Lying In The Gutters. Bleeding Cool, created by Avatar Press, exists as a direct result of that. It was sold by my then-boss Jonah […]

Cosplay mcm London Comic Con

60 Cosplay Photos and One Video From MCM London Comic Con Spring 2019

I just had the chance to take a run around outside and inside at MCM London Comic Con 2019 happening the weekend, with an eye on the cosplay. A video below and a gallery of about 60 shots. This is of course a tiny fraction of the thousands of cosplay on display today – it's […]

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Captain Marvel to Bowie: FanX Cosplay Highlights

The 2019 spring Salt Lake City FanX Comic Convention has wrapped on April 20th. Salt Lake City Utah hosts one of the most active and vibrant cosplay communities in the country, and they turn out when convention time rolls around with creative and elaborate costumes spanning fandoms and generations. Between conventions they host numerous meetups […]

ANOVOS Continues to Make Collectors Mad With New Refund Policy

ANOVOS Continues to Make Collectors Mad With New Refund Policy

ANOVOS, high-end costume and prop maker mostly known for their Star Wars products, is in hot water yet again from collectors and the cosplay community. After many years of broken promises and long waits for information on products, not to mention extremely long waits for refunds, they have now posted a message on their website […]