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Nerdwork Comic Con: The Second Act

There are very few places that bring nerds like me so much joy and excitement, and one of those places is Comic Con, so hearing that Nerdwork Comic Con was back for the second year in a row, it was beyond thrilling because it's the only Comic Con that takes place in the city of […]

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Cosplay Corner: The Yonn Don

Cosplay has done a great job of bringing people together and making nerd culture somewhat mainstream. From cosplaying on social media to cosplaying at Conventions, many more people are taking a leap into this aspect of nerd culture. Yonna, AKA The Yonn Don, is a 27-year-old cosplayer that splits their time between Brooklyn, New York […]

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Cosplay Corner: Venture Bros

Certain things happen when we least expect it, aligning the stars to put us on a path we would never have taken otherwise, and no matter what you believe in, whether Kismet, Fate or a greater force, we can all agree that some things happen by design in the most unexpected way. Talking to Mikel […]

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CosPlay at New York Comic Con

I caught a brisk chill as I swapped to the 7 line to catch the subway to 34th Street-Hudson Yards station. Crowded streets, honking horns for seemingly no reason, and bagels everywhere I looked. A normal day in New York, until I was stopped in my tracks by a man blocking the escalator dressed in […]

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Cosplay Corner: Sunflow3r Samurai

"I never thought I'd be doing cosplay full time; it's something I always loved but only discovered I could do it all year round," Destany Brown said as we talked over zoom. On a random Wednesday; Afternoon for me, morning for her, we sat down and had a call over zoom where we talked about […]

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Cosplay Corner: Iyanna Cierra

The fact that cosplay is a part of popular culture, you'd think the space would be very saturated and redundant. Instead, it's quite the opposite because we all experience characters and shows differently; it gives unique expression to how they are represented. Talking to Iyanna was an enlightening experience, showing the various facets of how […]

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Cosplay Corner: Shannon Noelle Cosplay

Cosplayers are often multifaceted people when it comes to their talents and abilities. Shannon Noelle Cosplay is one such person as a crafter of many things, mainly intricate costumes inspired by her favorite video games. Going on 11 years strong, she has a variety of works featuring craft foam, lighting, moving prop techniques, and other […]

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Cosplay Corner: Xravenmadx

Cosplaying as art goes beyond the clothes you wear; as with our favourite movies and series, the characters come to life with make-up and expressions. Make-up cosplay is an aspect of cosplaying that we don't get to see done often and when we do see it done, it's usually done in conjunction with a full […]

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Cosplay Corner: Coco Cosplay

When people start their journey as a cosplayer, it usually begins with just one reason or costume. It then spirals into a bunch of other costumes and experiences that eventually immerse you fully in cosplay. This turning point is usually a convention or a moment of seeing others do this thing you only imagined and […]

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Cosplay Corner: Sasuke’s Side Chick

"If you told me four years ago I'd be doing cosplay like this, I probably wouldn't believe you," Says Onyinye Onyeka, aka Sasuke's Side Chick, during our interview. "I've always been interested in anime and manga, but seeing other people cosplay gave me the leap of faith I needed to cosplay myself." Onyinye has been […]

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