London Comic Con – cohabiting costumes and cosplay (lots of pichurs!)
A plethora of awesome photos from MCM Comic Con, London.
When I started going to science fiction conventions a few years ago, one of the things that struck me was the wonder of cosplay. Partially, I was awed by the fact that anybody could create a fictional world that engaged the imagination of other people so much that they would want to dress up as […]
Worldcon report: Entry 0
Comic Con in London is a star-studded, all-out geektacular three days of fun, food, celebrities, and costumes, costumes, and more costumes.
Steve tells you where to get a free SF book and revisits/rewrites an old column dealing with Worldcons and nametags and such.
MCM Expo Comic Con goes to the Cosplayers!
Being a member of several groups that enjoy cosplay, costuming, etc., does give access to a world of lively discussions. One recent discussion which came about on a Facebook group for the UK-based con, MCM, involved real-life cosplay and the inspiration for said costumes. In other words, a sort of comparison of the original inspiration […]
Where do Sailor Moon, Wonder Woman, Cat Woman, Batman, Boba Fett, the Borg, and Captain Jack Sparrow hang out?
Crossplay: who says Captain America has to be a guy? Who says that only girls can dress up as Black Widow?
Where’s Waldo? A pictorial coverage of the MCM London Comic Con
Your Time Is Running Out!
Are some topics too serious for humor? A lesson in manners has never been this much fun.
A con report on ValleyCon 40
Terence turns in a terrific con report on MCM Comicon London – and lots of great costume pics as well!
Amazing Stories offers all convention members a free 1 year subscription!
We’re very pleased to learn that one of our contributors – Steven H Silver (the period after the ‘H’ is silent) – publisher of Argentus, a long-running fanzine, regular contributor to the SF Site, Best Fanzine and Best Fan Writer Hugo nominee, author and long-suffering (with a smile) perennial con-worker (he’s doing committee work for […]
Amazon vs Hachette and lots and lots of newsletters and press releases!
Commentary on Beverly Bambury’s The Cheapskate’s Guide to SF/F cons
An interview with the author of The Martian, Andy Weir.
Wanting to be a Fan makes you a fan – despite whatever litmus tests, obstacles or hoops to jump through some may want to throw in your way.
“Greetings! Welcome to SciFi4Me.com – where we talk science fiction, not wrestling. “ I ask you how can one not love a sci-fi based website that has that as the first thing you see on their homepage? It certainly got my attention. I know I overuse the term “geek” or “geeky” sometimes, but I’m proud […]
Jane Frank takes us through the stages of mourning for book covers.
News? We don’t need no stinkin news. We want badges!
R. Graeme Cameron instructs us in the fine art of becoming a BNF – or nearly so. (It might be advisable to strive for Filthy Pro status instead….)
A preliminary report on your publisher’s attendance at Boskone 51.
Want to be a fan? A REAL fan? A TRUfan? There is only one true way. Learn how to follow the path to righteous fannishness – or be doomed to fakefandom – FOREVER!
Fans have been known to do strange things – including the consumption of frozen isotopes.
Egoboo can be found in all kinds of strange places – including science fiction conventions!
Updates on past post for our French speaking friends.