Cosplay Adventures with Venom

Cosplay Adventures with Venom

Time for another cosplay post! This time, our subject is everyone’s favorite salivating symbiotic scoundrel: Venom, debuted at Animazement 2016. It was a very different process from my previous endeavor with Cubone, but the unique challenges were fun nonetheless. It involved a lot of hot glue and the stench of liquid latex, but I’m quite pleased with the result. Inspiration I’ve always been a fan of Venom, ever since first seeing him in Spider-Man: The Animated Series and always choosing him at my local pizza joint’s Marvel vs. Capcom cabinet….

An Ode to Vegetable Oil

An Ode to Vegetable Oil

My fellow cosplayers, let me tell you a story of happiness, heartbreak, dread, redemption, and household cooking products: The day vegetable oil saved my favorite cosplay. I arrived home last night to see my Civil War Spider-Man had arrived, two days early in fact!. I tried it on, it fit perfectly, I selfie’d it up, thrilled to wear it at Animazement. When I’d had my fun, I put it on a hanger and took it up stairs to safely store in my closet. I open the door, and I see…

Cosplay Adventures with Cubone

Cosplay Adventures with Cubone

Those who follow my Facebook page know I’ve spent the last few months working on a cosplay of the Pokémon Cubone, right around the time this blog was started actually. Most of my recent costumes had either been purchased or commissioned, so I decided I should create one from scratch, entirely assembled by my own two hands. I can’t remember exactly when the idea struck me to create a human version of Cubone (also known as a “gijinka“), but the idea consumed my imagination quickly. I have seen several Cubone…

Guest Post: “It’s Not Your Fault!”— Jenna Say What?!

Guest Post: “It’s Not Your Fault!”— Jenna Say What?!

Hi! I’m Jenna Say What?!? and you may know me from my YouTube channel, Facebook, Instagram, or you may not know me at all! Well in short, I’m a cosplayer, gamer, archer, knitter, and survivor of abuse. I weathered the ugly hand I was dealt in life and came out on top. This is the origin for my panel I will host at Oak City Comic-Con, It’s Not Your Fault. It’s an opportunity to share the story of my past, how I came out of it, and hopefully help others…