Another Year, Another Con Well, MegaCon 2018 has come and gone, and for the fifth year, I managed to survive. The older I get, the more of a triumph it is to type that sentence. However, you didn’t come here to read the lamentations of a rapidly aging nerd; you came to live vicariously through said nerd and learn if maybe you should take the time and spend the money to make the trek to Orlando
Another summer, another fun-filled weekend at Phoenix Comic Fest, formerly known as Phoenix Comic Con. Hundreds of visitors, from in-state and out-of-state, rushed through the doors of the Phoenix Convention Center to take part in one of the largest conventions on this side of the country. From that very first day, we were thrilled to see the vendor hall bustling with excited guests, as well as the amazing celebrities that joined in on the activities
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Entertainment Studios is a very young company with only three distributed releases last year, 47 Meters Down, Friend Request, and Hostiles. With that being said, Byron Allen, the charismatic founder, chairman, and CEO of the company expanded upon his vision of diversifying revenue streams. Encouraging the audience of theater owners to seek out new business related to media that compliments the movie experience. His story of being born in Detroit in 1961 and experiencing
Every year, cosplayers from multiple countries compete to become the top representatives of their country, getting to travel to and compete in the World Cosplay Championship hosted by the World Cosplay Summit taking place in Nagoya, Japan. On the stage of the Aichi Arts Center, the representatives combine performances with costume craftsmanship, in order to win it all. The final seventeen countries with representatives competing in the 2nd Stage, were the following: Myanmar, France, Mexico, Puerto
One of the conventions we look forward to covering each year is also one of our very own local events in Arizona, Wild Wild West Steampunk Convention. Although it is local, WWWC is the largest western-styled steampunk convention in the United States. It's the only steampunk convention that takes place in a western-themed town & park at Old Tucson Studios. It's definitely an event to behold for western and steampunk fans alike. Wild Wild West Steampunk
ALTERED CARBON is set in a future where consciousness is digitized and stored in cortical stacks implanted in the spine, allowing humans to survive physical death by having their memories and consciousness "re-sleeved" into new bodies. The story follows specially trained "Envoy" soldier Takeshi Kovacs, who is downloaded from an off-world prison and into the body of a disgraced cop at the behest of Laurens Bancroft, a highly influential aristocrat. Bancroft was killed, and the
When you think of art, you might think of museum paintings, public sculptures, or even performers wearing gold jumpsuits and squawking like birds (yes, I have seen this). What may not come to mind is a fun interactive art installation that anyone, young and old, can enjoy. That’s exactly what I experienced this past weekend at the community art event Spark! After Dark: Collective Kaleidoscope, which took place at the Mesa Arts Center. The vibe
Another year has gone by, another great event at Taiyou Con. We have been covering Taiyou Con for 6 years now so there's nothing new we can say about an event that continues to get better every year and has become one of the premiere conventions in the Valley of the Sun. So please sit back, and enjoy these awesome photos that our editor and photographer at D9 Photography took during the event. Make sure to