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Cosplay Plans for Spring 2019 and Beyond
I've been quite busy lately with work and everything else. Most of 2018 was a difficult time for me—mental health issues, homelessness, and took a three month hiatus from cosplay until things improved...
Monique Stara month ago
Encouraging Cosplaying
Someone is enthusiastic about a show or movie that they have seen. There is an issue, though: They are unable to see themselves in a character they wish they could. Among other forms of creativity, here comes cosplaying to save the day. As stated initially, cosplaying is a form of creativity; it is a form of fan art. Some of the cosplay consists of using makeup/paint, some consists of mixing and matching the clothes that they already own for the particular style of the characters they admire, an...
#28DaysofBlackCosplay
February is not only Black History Month, but it's also a month for cosplayers of color: #28daysofblackcosplay. In the last several days, I've had the pleasure of interviewing a couple of cosplayers a...
How to Support a Cosplayer
Creating. Content. Isn’t. Cheap. As a cosplayer, I can’t begin to tally up how much I’ve spent on supplies, photographers, conventions and MY TIME on creating a new cosplay. I try to cut corners like ...
"You're Pretty for a Black Girl"
I’m going to get emotional for this one, so let’s go. A few weeks ago I had posted on my IG about “compliments” I’ve received as a nerdy woman of color. Phrases like, “You’re so well spoken for a blac...
Dear White Cosplayers
If you’ve made it past the title then it’s safe to assume you’re either curious or think this article is about something COMPLETELY different then what I am about to explain. I’m here, yet again, to t...
Texxx-Man Cosplay3 months ago
Texxx-Man Cosplay's Best Cosplay Interviews of 2018
I know it's been a while since I've written an article. Been busy with work and other things. Excited for the Christmas break to take a few days off to have time for myself. There's less than two week...
Noctis 5054 months ago
Why I Cosplay
"Why do you cosplay?" “Do you cosplay because you’re afraid to be yourself? These are two of the many questions I have received from various people in my life who don’t quite understand what it is to ...
Noctis 5054 months ago
How to Approach a Cosplayer
I am generally a happy, go-lucky individual who absolutely adores and appreciates the loving support of my fans and nerds on Instagram, on TikTok, and in public at various conventions. The reason you ...
Erika Farrah5 months ago
Being Single in Cosplay
When people look at me, they see a lot of different things. One of which is that I am is a nerd, and I express that through my love of comic cons, as well as by going to them in cosplay. Unfortunately...
Taylor The Wolf5 months ago
How I've Matured in the Furry Fandom
I've always enjoyed mascots ever since I was a little kid. They always made me smile. When I was 12, I wanted a mascot. I looked around the internet, and stumbled across fur suits. I thought they were...
Patricia Sarkar5 months ago
Interview with Dare Van Waes, Cosplay Model and Actress
Once in a while, you'll meet a person who loves to breathe magic into life. Dare Van Waes is one of these people. The avid animation fan and former Disney employee quickly gained a massive following t...
Coral timson5 months ago
How to Get into Cosplay
I always get asked the same old questions by so many people: "How did you get into this?" and "How do I get into this?" Well, have no fear because your answer is here!!
How to Be an Ally to Your POC Cosplayers
The cosplay community is full of creative and nerdy individuals who love to come together to embrace their fellow nerds in fandom shenanigans. As much as the community embraces our differences, we sti...
Mo Sage6 months ago
6 Tips a New Cosplayer Should Know
When you go to a con for your first time and you want to cosplay sometimes it feels scary. Here are six tips that definitely help, some you may have already heard of:
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Rachel Lucas6 months ago
Cosplaying with a Mental Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder is described by the Google Dictionary as "a psychological disorder in which a person becomes obsessed with imaginary defects in their appearance." There isn't a lot of discuss...
Mimo le Singe6 months ago
My Favourite Cosplays (Part Three)
Welcome back to what will be the tentative final installment in this cosplay series! I'll need some time to find variety for future lists, but for now, let's tag along on a galactic journey with:
Texxx-Man Cosplay6 months ago
Cosplayer Spotlight: The Purple Rainger
Last year, I was searching for cosplay ideas online and ran into a particular cosplay. This cosplayer was dressed in all purple and had a guitar he made like the late Prince. I was curious to know who...