NL East champion Mets rookies caught in Underoo controversy

QHXIRxj

It was “Rookie hazing weekend’ in major league baseball, as new players were forced to undergo a rite of passage that speaks to traditional tribal notions of “crossing over” and appropriating the garb of different tribes or genders to signal their initiation into a wider role in society. Plus, guys in their underwear.

Dragon Con 2015: Some of our favorite cosplay

DragonCon 16

When one thinks of Dragon Con usually, it’s typically related to inventive costuming and the talent that goes into the craft of cosplay. We saw a ton of great fans bringing their favorite characters to life this weekend and while our friend Spencer Perry over SuperHeroHype has the motherload of all Dragon Con galleries, here are […]

Marvel reveals photographic Cosplay variant covers

Captain_Marvel_1_Cosplay_VariantBanner

Cosplay is a thing. Variant covers are a thing. And now cosplay variant covers are most definitely a thing. Marvel will have 20 cover adorned by photos of cosplayers depicting the titular characters.

On the scene: Phoenix Comicon 2015

01b0b0b443a96bb2d4140969519112285c4202fdb5

Phoenix Comicon took place on Thursday, May 28 through Sunday, May 31. Apparently, preview night and Sunday were the best days. Honestly, I felt like I was going to Emerald City or San Diego Comic-Con, but I can park near the venue. The parking fees raised, but they’re fairly reasonable considering the location. Downtown Phoenix […]

Because-Play: Parents Organize A Friendly Neighborhood Costume Parade To Support A Young Girl Who Wants To Be Spider-Man

HT_elle_girl_spiderman_1_sk_150604_33x16_992 (2)

Ellie Evangelista is a four-year-old Spider-Man fan. She wears the pajamas. She plays with the toys. She watches the cartoons with her mother. She wants to be Spider-Man. But that changed when the boys at her pre-K school told her she couldn’t be Spider-Man, because Spider-Man is only for boys. Her teachers did correct the boys, […]

Controversial artist Pat Broderick is planning to start a four-show convention circuit

captain marvel 055 01

You heard it right. Strike while the iron is hot. In an announcement on his Facebook page, Broderick has announced his intentions to start what he hopes will be a eventually a four-show artist focused circuit of events: Interesting how things go, how they come together. Synergy, Timing, Fate, I don’t now. But what I […]

An Open Letter to Pat Broderick: On Cosplay, Entitlement, and Gatekeeping

599518_4378366583945_1670194260_n

by Zachary Clemente In October, comics veteran Patrick Broderick announced that he was returning to DC for an unnamed project after 20 years. A few days ago, he posted the below on his facebook page, requesting that people who are cosplay personalities or represent conventions who build their show to include cosplay and media guests should not invite […]