Unity is Power at the Black Comix Expo in Brooklyn

The Black Comix Expo, co-presented by the Black Comics Collective and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, proved that the appetite for inclusive comics is only growing. Hundreds of blerds descended upon the Brooklyn arts organization on a mid-February afternoon to attend the free event, undeterred by the Sunday rainstorm. The expo worked in conjunction with…

Cosplay Spotlight: Petite Ebby Cosplay

I have been an avid lover of cosplay and costuming since I was about 15 years old in high school. I went to my first NYCC in sophmore year and just about died. Since then, I’ve been exposed to so many different men and women who toil over worbla, hot glue and sandpaper for the…

10+ Black Cosplayers That You NEED to Follow

As well all know, February is probably the best month of the year. Especially in 2018. Black History Month. The long awaited coming of Wakanda and delicious liquid gold that is going be seeping through that screen. BUT IT’S ALSO #28DAYOFBLACKCOSPLAY! I have scrolled, shared and retweeted for the past few days until my fingers…

Cosplay Burnout: Why I took a break from cosplay

(Photographer: Chelsea Baucom Before many knew me as Jazmine of PBN, I went under my cosplay and internet alias as Moco Latte Cosplay. Anime and manga has always had a significant presence in my life. As an awkward child, I took great pleasure in engrossing myself in sci-fi and fantasy. Dealing with the many trials…

How I fit my BIG HAIR under a cosplay wig!

So, we often get questions, mainly for Camille, about HOW she fits all of that wonderful hair under all of her cosplay wigs! There’s really no magic to it. In fact, if you have #bighairproblems, just follow these easy steps, and you too can fit your lions main under a slim cosplay wig without having…

Cosplay Photography: It’s easily accessible, unless you’re a PoC

Cosplay has risen to popularity from various T.V shows, and with it’s immersion in various retail stores like Hot Topic, it’s safe to say the cosplay community is no longer some secret society. with intricate costumes, crazy props, and creature costumes, it’s no surprise the photographers have gravitated into the community to capture the creations on…