Jun 29, 2011

Hey, That's My Cape! - My Way to Cosplay SDCC and Beyond

The big countdown is on. There’s just three weeks left until San Diego Comic-Con and odds are if you haven’t had your plans set for months, you’re not going. I’m not joking when I tell people: if you want to go to SDCC next year, start planning right now. Open a new bank account if you have to and put aside money for it each week to insure you’ll be able to afford it when it finally roles around again and research the best ways to get a room and how to get there. Just deciding to go to SDCC is a big commitment in and of itself.

Even if you are all set to go this year, there’s still lots to be done for those who cosplay at the big event. I’ve cosplayed the last two years I’ve attended SDCC (as well as at other cons and events) and I’ve come to realize SDCC takes even more planning than usual. That’s why I started preparations for most of my costumes this year almost a year in advance. Some people think cosplay is easy. It’s not.

Find out just a fraction of what goes into creating all types of cosplay in this week's Hey, That's My Cape! at Newsarama. Plus I reveal one of my costumes debuting at SDCC this year!

3 comments:

Andrew said...

Just a quick note -

1. Awesmoe ravager. I don't think I've ever seen someone dressed as her before.

2. I totally have those Dick Tracy sheets from when I was six. : )

BDS said...

I read the tease and She is one of my favorites from that group. Plus now I am curious about the way you choose to go. I have seen her in the standard look, but there are some varied looks from the aminated stuff and even more current comics appearances. Good Luck with it.

I scrapped my Ragman costume because I was not happy with where I was with it. I do not look as polished as you and others, but I do feel you should be kinda looking good even if you are hampered by cash and ability. I could have used my Green Arrow from Halloween, by it just felt wrong. I admire those of you that can do these costumes so well.

BDS

CDerosby said...

Love that Classy Lanterns pic. Such a good idea and so well executed.