Gengar from Pokemon : Spookystitch / photo : dtjaaaam Cosplay taught me the fun of how transformative clothing and costumes can be. I love looking so different between costumes that people don’t recognize me, and I love being able to have the agency to choose how much or how little Continue Reading


Pyrrha Nikos from RWBY // photo @ad1k4h Hi, my name is Shayola, I’m from Hungary. I’m 26 now and I love cosplaying! I went to my first convention in 2010 and saw how many cool cosplayers there were. They seemed to have so much fun in cosplay, I wanted to Continue Reading

Cullen’s Workshop

Cullen’s Workshop (Atlanta, GA) It was 2011 when I first started getting interesting in making things like props. Skyrim and Captain America had come out that year. I remember it was just after Halloween and I had stumbled into a Spirit Halloween store and ran across a discounted cracked Captain Continue Reading


Batgirl Knight : KataMarija // Photo : Daniel Medina I’ve cosplayed other versions of Batgirl before, but this is the first “non-canon” cosplay. I really felt inspired by this one, as I was itching for another armor build. This is Batgirl Knight, and it’s an original design by Kelsey Eng. Continue Reading

Orvix Cosplay

Mysterio from Spiderman : Orvix Cosplay / Photo : AtomicGeekdom It was pretty cool being the only fem-Mysterio at the con. I made a lot of new friends in that cosplay. There were two guys who did the comic version and FFH. The thing that sticks out the most is Continue Reading


Ivy Valentine, from Soul Calibur 5. : CabezaDeBaka // Photo : DTJAAAAM Ivy gets a great response at conventions. She’s colorful, has a neat weapon, and shows a lot of skin. Even if you don’t play the game or recognize the character, she gets attention. My friends and I have Continue Reading

Cosplay Medicto

Cosplay Medic : @cosplaymedicto⁠.⁠I noticed that people, me included, occasionally need to fix things on their cosplays at conventions and there is often no supplies to do so. I thought what if I can carry supplies and tools to conventions with me to help others who would need them.⁠.⁠So far Continue Reading