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Cosplay: Much More Than Playing Dress Up

Fan of cosplay? Learn how the amazing fan art and community is ore than just dressing up.

Meet The Spirit Guardians — Our Last Hope

What happens when ancient African deities wage war in heaven against the Angels?   The African comic scene has been expanding over the past year, appealing to worldwide media and growing solid fan support among African youth. In fact, 5000 people attended the 2016 Comic Con, and Nigerian character’s EXO & STRIKE GUARD were listed as...

#28DaysOfBlackCosplay: Khaleesi Cosplay

  Cosplay Name: Khaleesi Cosplay Home Town Souf Jersey :> Social Media Info: facebook.com/cosplaykhaleesi, twitter/tumblr @ afrokhaleesi How long have you been cosplaying? since 2007, so ten years now!! What was your first convention? Tandokucon 2007! (doesn't exist anymore lol)   What was your first cosplay? Either a closet cosplay for L when they were releasing the Death Note movies in American theaters, or Deidara from Naruto...

#28DaysOfBlackCosplay: MeltingMirror

  Cosplay Name: MeltingMirror Home Town Ontario, Canada Social Media Info: FB Meltingmirror T @Meltingmirror IG meltingmirror_cosplay How long have you been cosplaying? 13 What was your first convention? AC-Cubed (no longer exists)   What was your first cosplay? Oruha from Clover Do you feel you have a cosplay expertise? If so what would it be? (i.e. props, sewing etc.) At conventions I give panels on props, worbla, and...

#28DaysOfBlackCosplay: Silver Rhapsody

  Cosplay Name: Silver Rhapsody Home Town Fayetteville, GA Social Media Info: Facebook- Silver Rhapsody Cosplay, Amino- Silver Rhapsody, YouTube- Silver Rhapsody, Instagram- Silver Rhapsody How long have you been cosplaying? 3, going on 4 years What was your first convention? Anime Weekend Atlanta 2012 What was your first cosplay? Yoruichi  Shihōin from the anime Bleach   Do you feel you have a cosplay expertise? If so what...

#28DaysOfBlackCosplay: Anja Takera

Cosplay Name: Anja Takera Home Town Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Social Media Info: @anjatakera on Instagram https://www.facebook.com/anjatakera/ How long have you been cosplaying? A year and a half What was your first convention? My first convention was Montreal Comic Con in 2014. I had a panic attack and had to leave the venue. My second convention was Ottawa Comic Con in 2015. The same...

The Mother of Pell Grants: Lois Dickson Rice

As many may know, Lois Dickson Rice (also known as Lois Dickson Fitt) recently passed away on January 4, 2017. Rice was born in Portland Maine on February 28, 1933. Her parents, David Augustus Dickson and Mary Daly, were Jamaican immigrants who did not graduate from high school. Her father worked as a...

#28DaysOfBlackCosplay: Pasteldotz Cosplay

  Cosplay Name: Pasteldotz Cosplay Home Town: Virginia Beach Social Media Info: facebook: Pasteldotz Cosplay How long have you been cosplaying? Five years What was your first convention? Nekocon What was your first cosplay? The Mad Hatter Do you feel you have a cosplay expertise? If so what would it be? (i.e. props, sewing etc.) Crafting accessories What have been your least and most expensive cosplays?   My least expensive cosplay...

“The Scribes of Nyota” Anthology Is Coming

BLACKSCI-FI.COM  and PYROGLYPHICS STUDIO are pleased to announce the release of their upcoming anthology The Scribes of Nyota, a compendium of speculative fiction featuring stories, prose and artwork from Black creators. “The inspiration behind “The Scribes of Nyota” stems from inadequate representation of creators of color in the mainstream, specifically within the genre of speculative...

Baby Blerds Literally Speaking Truth To Power

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