IKEA Reminds Us that Winter is Coming With DIY Cloak Guide

Did you know that some of the cloaks in Game of Thrones are in fact re-dyed Ikea rugs? This fun fact was revealed last year by costume designer Michele Clapton, and somehow, the news re-surfaced last week. Unsurprisingly, Ikea Norway used the opportunity for a bit of self-promotion. Behold the Vinter Skuldervarmer DIY guide into […]

Adam Savage Walks Incognito at Comic Con in the Alien: Covenant Spacesuit!

In this very special incognito walk through Comic-Con, Adam puts on one of the actual spacesuits from Alien: Covenant! This beautiful suit was made by FBFX, and is packed with incredible detail, digital displays, and lighting that makes it look believable on screen. Of course, we can’t help but scrutinize every inch of this suit, […]

The Cosplay of Montreal’s Otakuthon 2017 [Picture Gallery]

Sure, most of you know about Montreal Comiccon since I’ve been covering the event since 2011, but Quebec’s biggest city also has a second event that celebrates cosplay and pop culture in general: Otakuthon. The convention, which focuses on anime and manga, has been in existence since 2006. Unfortunately, I could not attend the event […]

DIY Prop Shop: How to Build a TRON Helmet at Home for Under $50!

Watch as the folks from DIY Prop Shop build a homemade version of the TRON helmet in honor of franchise’s 35th anniversary for under $50! [AWE Me]

Melodica Players Follow Cosplayers While Playing Their Theme Songs

From Lilypichu: Trolling cosplayers with a melodica. Can you name all the songs? :D This was at IndyPopCon. [LilyPichu]

Cosplay Remix: A Fantastic Compilation of Overwatch Cosplayers [Video]

Here’s a fantastic compilation of some of the best Overwatch costumes the folks from Beat Down Boogie ran into while at various conventions throughout America. Featuring Jessica Nigri, Stella Chu, and more! [beatdownboogie]

Adam Savage and John Hodgman Went Incognito as Chewbaccas at Comic-Con!

Say hello to Twobacca! Watch as Adam Savage is joined by John Hodgman at Comic-Con as they both walk the floor as our favorite wookiee! It’s also John’s very first time cosplaying, and he quickly discovers how enjoyable it is. Plus, Adam chats with the maker of this Chewie costume, and how it’s in some […]

San Diego Comic Con 2017 (SDCC): The Cosplay Music Video

From Sneaky Zebra: San Diego Comic Con! One of the best events on the geek calendar so of course we had to make our pilgrimage and try to film with some of the best cosplayers & costumers celebrating their favourite characters! [Sneaky Zebra]

Forging Prince Nuada’s Sword from Hellboy 2 in Real Life [Video]

From Man at Arms: Every other Monday, our team of blacksmiths and craftsman build some of your favorite weapons, and some weapons that you’ve never seen before. This week, the guys at Baltimore Knife and Sword take on Prince Nuada’s Sword from Hellboy 2! [AWE me]

The Cosplay of Montreal Comiccon 2017 – Sunday + Other Pics!

As promised last week, here is the last part of my picture from Montreal Comic Con 2017. My life has been a bit of a mess lately, hence the delay in posting these. Sorry to those who’ve been waiting for them for a while! As usual, if you see yourself featured in one of those […]

Adam Savage Walks Incognito as King Arthur at San Diego Comic-Con 2017!

Adam fulfills his lifelong dream of becoming King Arthur from the film Excalibur at San Diego Comic-Con! This year’s costume is a full suit of armor from Excalibur, made by legendary armorer Terry English who made all the armor for the film. Adam spent over a week at Terry’s shop assisting with this build, culminating […]

The Ultimate Cosplay Mashup: Edgar Allan Poe Dameron [Pics]

Last Saturday at at CONvergence , a sci-fi and fantasy convention located in in Bloomington, Minnesota, cosplayer Beth Grimes debuted her new costume: A mashup between Star Wars’ Poe Dameron and author Edgar Allan Poe. How brilliant is that? “The base is a black flight suit, vintage military boots, and a black wig. The vest […]