Jen G

Jen is a Guest Author, and member/author over at comicbooked.com

October, 2018

  • 4 October

    Event: NYCC 2018 Starts Today

    NYCC 2018 starts today with cosplay alley a new addition to the convention, a direct result of how important cosplay and cosplayers are to conventions at this time. Regular attendee stops such as photo booths, artist alley and vendor areas are still alive and well among other favorites like the freebie lists which include daily …

August, 2018

  • 7 August

    Gallery: San Diego Comic Con 2018

    San Diego Comic Con, the con where cosplay goes hard, was… amazing!!! It never disappoints and this year was no exception with Mugatu, Fortnite characters and a never-ending assortment of anime, superheroes and movie costumes everywhere you turn. Sightings of Johnny Depp, Jamie Lee, casts of movie, tv, and cable folks were not uncommon and …

May, 2018

  • 11 May

    ConReview: Anime St Louis

    Anime St Louis, a much-anticipated anime con, was so amazing in the cosplay that it was almost barely noticeable that the weekend flew by and was over! Celebs, panels, friends and fellow cosplayers hanging out and enjoying the con – how could anyone want this amazing event to end? Absolutely nobody for sure. Cosplayers were …

April, 2018

  • 29 April

    ConReview: C2E2

    C2E2 is the premiere convention for cosplay in the Midwest and highly anticipated by costume fans, artist autograph aficionados, photographers and celeb lovers! It’s the best of the best and if you haven’t gotten here yet it’s a total must. Warning: there will be a high probability of becoming hooked to attend, so prepare yourself!!! …

  • 11 April

    ConReview: Planet Comic Con

    Kansas City once again hosted Planet Comic Con, one of the premier comic conventions in the Midwest. Cosplay is always on fleek in Kansas, but when you attend Planet (as its lovingly called), you see the best of the best on show, on the stage, and on fire! Always stocked full of panels, celebrities, voice …

March, 2018

  • 12 March

    ConReview: Wild Wild West Con

    The huge immersive steampunk convention, Wild Wild West Con, is held at the Old Tucson Studios in Tucson, Arizona.  Cosplay and character-centric, this convention is perfect for those desiring More interactive character costuming. Gallery 1 is full of breathtaking colors, great backdrops, inspiring backgrounds and amazing costumers. Fantastic and creative, attendees cosplayed, making sure to …

  • 10 March

    ConReview: Milwaukee Comic Con

    Milwaukee Comic Con, run by Mighty Con, was a sensation this year! It’s only been in the Milwaukee fairgrounds for a few years but this year lines were almost 30 minutes long to get in and they were filled to capacity by early afternoon! Great news for Milwaukee and cosplayers! Cheap admission and a free …

February, 2018

  • 15 February

    Event Review: Frosty Faustings X 2018

    Frosty Faustings, an annual gamer convention and the largest winter fighting game majors in America added cosplay to the big game this year. For a first year costume contest stiff competition was met with sportsmanship and friendly artistic rivalry! Fun times reigned not just in the game pit but also in the contestant ring! Only …

January, 2018

  • 25 January

    ConReview: Paradise City Comic Con

    Paradise City Comic Con happens in beautiful Miami, a perfect place for cosplay, photographs and neon nights out with excellent food and great friends! This con is well run and makes sure attendees of every fandom have a piece of the action! They provide an awesome experience for everyone! PCCC brought it big with a …

  • 24 January

    ConReview: Arista 2018

    Arisia 2018 was this fan and volunteer ran convention’s 29th year in Boston, MA. Held at the Boston Westin, next door the convention center, it is a 4-day festival of art, sci-fi, costuming, gaming and Is New England’s largest, most diverse Sci-Fi, fantasy convention! Literally, there is something for everyone, including cosplay contests, over 600 …

December, 2017

  • 30 December

    Gallery: Stan Lee’s Birthday Party 2017

    Happy 95th birthday to Stan Lee, an icon, legend, artist, creator, writer and so many other hats and titles it’s incredible! Legion M spearheaded a doubleheader event this summer involving handprints in a very famous sidewalk and a true blue house party at Stark mansion in Hollywood. If you were lucky enough to win the …

  • 10 December

    Event: Bristol Renaissance Faire

    Already missing your local Ren Faire? Can’t wait for another 6-8 months for it to open again? You are not alone, Renaissance Fairs have gained popularity in the last few years along with cosplay, they are still solid venues we can count on to spend money at in amazing costumes! An intake in the last …

  • 8 December

    ConReview: Chicago Tardis

    Chicago Tardis began 17 years ago in 2000 and is still a growing convention with the number of attendees in cosplay growing every year! Companions, Doctors, Daleks and Weeping Angels seem to be around every corner at this fan led Doctor Who Universe event. Cosplay costume contests were held both in the hallway and in …

October, 2017

  • 18 October

    ConReview: Tulsa Pop Kids Expo 2017

    Tulsa Pop Kids Expo, a first-year convention located in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was a success! Attractions included a  life-size Toothless, a child-size Tardis, a Harry Potter wizarding room, huge walking #Marvel characters, gaming, and panels. Artist and celebrities were friendly and approachable, ample vendors were present, there were even giant snakes! Already outgrowing the hotel resort …

  • 13 October

    ConReview: New York Comic Con  2017 Gallery 2

    New York Comic Con 2017, amazing beyond belief! Clowns, Mad Hatters, Nova Corps members, Harley Quinn’s, Batman and calls of ‘who killed Kenny’ filled the air this past weekend in the Big Apple. Trailers, panels, interactive booths an artist alley were nothing but spectacular and full of freebies and hilarious antics. Almost 20 artists were …

  • 7 October

    ConReview: New York Comic Con  2017 Gallery 1

    New York Comic Con  2017 is in full swing with freebies, photo booths, artists and guests stepping up, impressing the crowd and trending upward. Cosplay is hot, creative, mashed and sometimes so accurate you think it’s really the actor looking at you! So much to see and so little time (it seems), to do or …

September, 2017

  • 20 September

    Event: New York Comic Con 2017 Is Almost Here!

    New York Comic Con, NYCC, in all its glory is just around the corner (October 5th-8th at the Javits Center in New York City) and folks are praying for ticket availability, last minute cosplay completions and tons of give-a-ways this year. G33K.HQ is ready to man the cameras, hike over massive mounds of Funko boxes, leap mountains …

  • 13 September

    ConReview: Dragon Con 2017 Review; Gallery 2

    Dragon Con 2017 slew cosplay expectations! Intense, creative, funny and creepy the one thing in common with all the costumes is that the cosplayers were having fun, making friends and living their hobby to the max. Think these guys and gals look boss? yup, they do and felt boss too in their genre favs surrounded …

  • 11 September

    ConReview: Dragon Con 2017 Review; Gallery 1

    Dragon Con 2017 in Atlanta, GA was as phenomenal as expected in their 30th year.  DC 2017 successfully incorporating science fiction, comics, art, the annual parade, cosplay, gaming, art, film, literature, music and all things popular culture into a 5-day annual event attendees trek towards every year. Panels, contests, film previews, free gaming areas, a …

June, 2017

  • 6 June

    ConReview: Planet Comic Con

    Planet ComicCon is the hidden gem of the Midwest convention scene and a must go; it’s on the level of Phoenix, C2E2, NYCC and Emerald City. Homegrown love for this con with a solid, incredible cosplay crowd cemented PCC as the best darn con around! Start saving next payday, engage with your cosplay planner, get …