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Press Release: Fresh New Talent for the Upcoming Geek Prom!

[11 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

High School bands No Big Deal and Braincage will perform at Phoenix Comicon April 13th 2010 Phoenix, AZ: High school bands Braincage and No Big Deal will be performing at the Geek Prom at Phoenix Comicon, on Saturday, May 29th. “I love their music, you can tell they have fun performing,” said Katie Charland, Phoenix Comicon’s Community Outreach Manager. Braincage

Convention Advice »

8 Food and Snack Ideas Ideal for Conventions

[11 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Ah, one of the greatest convention dilemmas: how do you find time for food when there’s so much to do at the con? Even more than that, how do you afford to eat at the con when you’re expected to pay $7 for one slice of pizza, and another $2 for a soda? When your stomach is grumbling, and you’re

Costuming/Cosplay, Interviews »

An Interview with Cosplayer and Designer Daisy Viktoria

[10 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

Alltern8.com and The Convention Fans Blog recently had an opportunity to have a chat with cosplayer and fashion designer Daisy Viktoria. In the interview below, she discusses how she got into cosplay, the process of becoming a professional costumer, and much more. Alltern8: How did you first get into costuming, and how long have you been doing it? Daisy Viktoria:

Convention News »

Outland Armour Impacted by Tennessee Flood

[8 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

If you are at all into steampunk, then you’ve probably heard of Outland Armour, or seen some of their crew at conventions. In fact, this picture (right) of “Dante” from Outland Armour shows one of the most recognized steampunk costumes on the internet. Sadly, Outland Armor was in Tennessee during the floods, attending the MTAC convention. The hotel they were

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Press Release: Reni Mimura in PJ Mini Pop on May 23rd

[7 May 2010 | by | Comments Off]

New York, NY –May 7-, 2010 – Aspire Communications, Inc. is pleased to announce Reni Mimura, a Japanese Cosplay Singer in NY, is invited as a featured musical guest and perform in Anime and Japanese cultural Convention in NY, PJ ”mini” Pop on May 23rd. What: PJ ”mini” Pop / Premiere Japanese POP Culture/ one day Anime and Japanese Convention