Posts tagged "c2e2"

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Cosplaying

5 Reasons Why I Stopped Cosplaying
While all my friends are scrambling to get their costumes finished up for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, C2E2, this weekend, I’m working on a new Dwarven Cleric character for a Pathfinder game. If you told me a few years ago that I would be trading spandex and wigs for dice bags and character... Read more »

Costumes of C2E2 2012

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2) is just a memory now, and I had a blast! The convention floor was impressive. There were plenty of vendors, artist, and celebrity guests. From a cosplayers perspective, two things I loved right away were the changing rooms, and the wider aisle on the convention floor. Last year,... Read more »

C2E2 2011 Highlights

C2E2 2011 Highlights
Well, C2E2 has come and gone, and if you’re like me, you’re still getting over that nasty cold you caught from one of the thousands of strangers you came into contact with. (We call it “con-crud”) Overall I had a great time at the convention. The comic heavyweights made their presence known with their massive... Read more »
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Archaia brings Jim Henson's lost screenplay to life

Artwork from A Tale of Sand by Ramón Pérez (Archaia Comics) Jim Henson’s visionary genius has been admired for decades. This fall, fans will have a chance to read one of Henson’s lost screenplays. Editor in Chief of Archaia Comics, Stephen Christy and The Jim Henson Company Director of Archives, Karen Falk joined fans at the... Read more »

Let the 2011 Cosplay Season Begin!

Sorry I’ve been totally missing from the blog for a while. I’ve been super busy, trying to get stuff together for C2E2 this weekend! I have two new costumes for this convention. I’m excited to debut the awesome Josie and the Pussycats group I’m doing with two of my lovely friends. I’m still trying to... Read more »

Explaining cosplay to co-workers

New costume for Chicago Comic Con I didn’t think it was a huge secret that I frequently dress up in costumes for fun, but a lot of people I work with had no idea…until now. Recently, some of the guys at work were talking about Chicago Comic Con, and they asked if I would be... Read more »
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Meeting Iconic Comic Illustrator Alex Ross

Alex Ross painting of Tom Welling and Christopher Reeve Working at a TV station can be pretty awesome. There are always guests who come in and out of WGN for interviews. I work upstairs from the studio, so I never get to see anyone famous. When one of my co-workers mentioned some comic artist was... Read more »

Cosplay Photoshoot with Lesson 5 Photography

Recently, my boyfriend and I had the opportunity to do a cosplay photoshoot with Lesson 5 Photography in our Green Arrow and Speedy costumes. We were outside the McCormick Place in the loading dock area, which set the perfect scene for a couple of crime fighters like ourselves. Rich Johannsen (Lesson 5 Photography) The man... Read more »

Propworx: Bringing Hollywood costumes and props to fans

Propworx is the premier auction house for Hollywood studios. They create auction events that give hardcore fans an opportunity to own actual screen used pieces from their favorite show or film. Propworx came out to Chicago during C2E2 for the first Iron Man auction. This was a live auction conducted both in person at the... Read more »
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C2E2 Cosplayers and Con Recap (PICS)

Clearly I’m enjoying myself at C2E2 Well, C2E2 is over, my feet are sore, my body is aching, I lost my bluetooth, and I think I’ve contracted some sort of cold…all signs of an awesome convention! Being a first year convention, the attendance seemed pretty great. According to the Show Manager, Lance Fenstermann the C2E2... Read more »