Comic Cons, Cosplay and Consent

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I made my editorial debut on Comic Book Resources this week! I wish I could say the topic was something more positive, but I hope the issues I tackle in it will lead to a wider awareness and a greater understanding of costumed fans at conventions and online. Please take a moment to head over…

WTH Japan! – The Curse of the Colonel

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The city of Osaka is known for many things: their delectable street food, off-putting accents and a curse that dates back to the mid 80′s. 1980′s that is. In 1985 the Hanshin Tigers won the Japanese World Series for what would be the first, and last time ever in the history of Japanese baseball. Some say their star…

My Day As A Cosplay Model Part 2: Make It Work

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I pull in to a series of warehouses on the south side of town. Along one side are several bays offering auto body repair and on the other side are nondescript, two-story buildings with little detail as to what they hold inside. We arrive at our destination – one of those unknown cement blocks. I…