Posts tagged with "Costume"

TOP 5: Things To Remember As A Photographer At MCM London Comic Con

TOP 5: Things To Remember As A Photographer At MCM London Comic Con
Photo By: MCMbuzz.com When you attend an event like the MCM London Comic Con there is an extent to which photographers are expected at the event. Most people are regulars and know the un-spoken rules and regulations concerning taking pictures of cosplayers, celebrities and general con-goers. But for those of you who aren’t in the know, here are a few tips to get you started in the right direction! CONSENT IS EVERYTHING No, seriously –... 

First Look at Melissa Benoist as Supergirl

First Look at Melissa Benoist as Supergirl
She’s here and she’s fabulous! CBS and Warner Bros. TV have today unveiled the first image of Melissa Benoist in costume for their upcoming Supergirl series, and you may not believe what you’re about to see. Blink. Rub your eyes. Look again. Yep – it’s still real. Now let’s review what WBTV and CBS have offered us here. A female hero. Fronting her own, eponymous production. No bare midriff. No bizarrely contorted... 

Cosplay interview with Kei of EZCosplay

Cosplay interview with Kei of EZCosplay
J-rock is a huge genre and style of sound that promotes Japanese rock music around the world. There are sub categories and genres that spur off the initial title of J-rock along with the fashion that surrounds the name as well. With anime-esque hair, outlandish clothing, men dressed as women, women performing deep growling vocals, and a mix of classical, rock, heavy metal, and pop combined to create unique and unforgettable songs. Now it’s... 

Unleash your inner hero with Elliott’s Fancy Dress

Unleash your inner hero with Elliott’s Fancy Dress
You’re looking at the calendar, counting down the days till the next MCM event, but you haven’t quite finalised your cosplay. The popularity of superheroes provides limitless opportunities for cosplayers and making your own costume would be the way to go. In our comic strip illustrated by artist Claire Courtney, a young child hopes to achieve this when he asks his parents to make a costume for him. However, it is a skill that takes time, experience... 

Paul Bettany to play the Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron

Paul Bettany to play the Vision in Avengers: Age of Ultron
With the casting of Elizabeth Olsen as the Scarlet Witch it would have appeared that everything was in place for the next Avengers movie, but it seems like that wasn’t quite true. It’s not unusual for Marvel to want to keep things hidden for as long as possible so that we have some surprises. Surprises like having Paul Bettany joining the crew to play the Vision. In the comics Vision is created by Ultron as a foil for Hank Pym, his own... 

Win 1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas Book!

Win 1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas Book!
Following on from our recent review of Quarry Books’ 1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas book, the MCM Buzz is proud to announce your chance to win a copy of this fantastic book for FREE!! 1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas is a book that brings cosplayers a detailed glimpse at some of the most ingenious and impressive cosplays from all over the world. It is if you will an exhibition of cosplay spread across over three hundred... 

1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas Review

1,000 Incredible Costume and Cosplay Ideas Review
I’ve been making my own cosplays since my first MCM Expo, five years ago this May. That first convention I went to on a whim with some friends, making the decision to go around three days beforehand. I made my first costume in a single day on a shoestring budget, rushing around charity shops. I bought a blue top and beige trousers, both of which I promptly started cutting up to shape the top correctly and turn the trousers into shorts. I glued... 

Cosplay, Why So Serious?

Cosplay, Why So Serious?
Cosplay, Why So Serious? Expos and conventions are a way of life for many people. You pour large amounts of money into getting in and moving around the area, spend days or months at a time preparing your look and even create specialised products for sale. As with many of these types of events, you get people who go simply for the sheer fun of it, people who will throw on a painted cardboard box and become a box of Pocky. These conventioneers are... 

The Predators Gather at Birmingham Expo

The Predators Gather at Birmingham Expo
That rattle you just heard, that was the cue to get to the chopper, because this planet has become a game reserve. And what’s hunting you is one ugly son of a… okay so I won’t finish that quote, But I’m sure you can see that something epic and Predator related is coming your way. And it’s closer than you think! This coming MCM Expo event at the NEC in Birmingham will be host to the first mass gathering of Predator cosplayers from the UK, and... 

Spider-Man Movie Gets New Title And A New Look

Spider-Man Movie Gets New Title And A New Look
With over a year till its’ release the latest Spider-Man movie added more fuel to the hysteria that is already surrounding it, with the publishing of the first official picture featuring a fully costumed Spider-man. As if that was not enough Sony Pictures also confirmed that the forthcoming reboot is to be called, The Amazing Spider-Man, just like the comic the movie franchise is based upon. We can now only hope that movie succeeds in washing the... 
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