The Most Amazing Cosplay From WonderCon: Day One!

Every year, the WonderCon cosplayers keep astonishing us, both with their attention to detail and with their creativity. You keep thinking you've seen it all — and then you see what people have come up with this year, and it's a brand new delight all over again. Here's our favorite cosplay from WonderCon day one. » 4/19/14 5:00pm 4/19/14 5:00pm

An Open Letter to New York Comic-Con: Protect Our Secret Identities!

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Last weekend at New York Comic-Con, a lot of attendees found themselves tweeting ecstatically about the convention — without having written those tweets, because NYCC had hijacked people's social media accounts that were linked to their badges. In this open letter, the Electronic Frontier Foundation explains why… » 10/15/13 7:21pm 10/15/13 7:21pm

Company That Sold Controversial Cosplay Body Pillows is Backing Down

Pictures of costumed fans were being sold on giant body pillows, without the cosplayers' consent. Can you even imagine the horror of seeing a stranger lugging a giant pillow — with your back side printed on the back? Luckily, the company behind these pillows tells io9 they've agreed to stop selling them. » 6/11/13 9:16am 6/11/13 9:16am

How To Avoid Being Creepy While Interacting With Real, Live Women At A…

Sometimes, folks have trouble figuring out what to do with themselves when around attractive women. Nevermind when said woman is dressed as your favorite character from something or other. This video by Ardella Cosplay is here to walk you through everything from meeting a Real Live Girl to perhaps even taking a… » 1/02/13 8:30pm 1/02/13 8:30pm