Comic Con

“The Sword Experience” Custom Set for “Highlander’s” Adrian Paul

For Adrian Paul (of *Highlander* fame), for his full immersion combat training and choreography event, "The Sword Experience". Custom set designed, built and installed at the Salt Palace by McGrew…

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Custom Cosplay: Kroenen
Custom leather costume: "Kroenen". Based on Mike Mignola's character art in Dark Horse Comics' Hellboy series, and film with the same title.

Custom Cosplay: Kroenen

A fictional villain in the *Hellboy* comic book series created by Mike Mignola, this is Karl Ruprecht Kroenen and a custom costume we created for a really great client. Custom leather jacket and and breeches. With…

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Cosplay and the Problem of Marxism But Were Afraid to Ask (The Idea of A Cosplay- History, Portability, Artisanship and Commodity)

       I watched in admiration as our technical cosplay judges at this year's Salt Lake Comic Con actually got up out of their chairs and walked around to the…

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Pilgrims and Partiers: Removing the Sting of Class Differences Between Comic Con Cosplayers

Did security have to break up fistfights between battling Batmen? Did mean-girl manners rule the day amongst the dozens of Wonder Women at Salt Lake’s first annual, record-breaking Comic Con?…

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