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Beyond the Con #3 Mid March 2018

Beyond The Con #3   We’re barrelling through March at a rapid rate and loving every minute of it so far. Other than a few jitters about Stan Lee’s health, (see below) it’s all coming up Millhouse. I’m getting pretty excited about Ironfest creeping ever closer. But there’s still a few smaller events to catch before heading to the mountains ... Read More »

Beyond The Con #2 – A round up of Pop Culture news and views.

#2 Early March 2018 Another week another scrambled mess of a news feed full of school shootings, rave reviews of Black Panther and failed attempts at a social life. Nevertheless, we have all made it through to the begining of March somehow. While its not clear how close we are to anything BIG happening, but we know the ball should ... Read More »

Black Panther Movie Review

Opening with a huge box office superhero movie and a epic debut that welcomes him to the Marvel Cinemagtic Universe, Black Panther kicking down doors in multiplexes all around the world and wowing audiences that range from wide eyed kids being taken to their first blockbuster, seasoned fans to entire families wondering what all the fuss is about. This sure exceeded ... Read More »

Beyond the Con #1

Beyond the Con #1 Late February 2018   Your weekly breakdown of the latest news and happenings in the cosplay and popculture world.  Kicking off with a look at some of the happenings in the Marvel world and a couple of hiccups in some recent conventions in Sydney. Heroes 1. Press Play New events for Adelaide and Perth to make up ... Read More »

Rooster Teeth 2018

Rooster Teeth is a growing media company from Texas that produces podcasts, web series and anime for a global community of very loyal fans. Like REALLY loyal.  So much so they have their own annual expo – known as RTX – which provides a meeting point for friends who may have known each other for years online as avatars or ... Read More »

Justice League Review

Justice League The Review   This long anticipated movie ten years in the making has finally hit the cinemas across Australia and the question on everyones lips, ‘Did he finally do it? Did Zack Snyder get his ducks in a row and actually produce a film that would by and large please everyone?’ The short answer seems to be, no. ... Read More »

RETRO MOVIE REVIEW: Six String Samurai

Release Date September 18th 1998 This rollicking adventure features a surly younger version of Michael Douglas’s character from ‘Falling Down’ and a cross between the feral kid from Mad Max 2 and a young Anakin Skywalker. It was released 19 years ago this month (assuming you are reading this in September 2017) and was for or better or worse passed ... Read More »

Propbuilders and Costume Masters Database

Theres no shame in asking for help and none at all at paying those who provide it, here we provide a handy reference for anyone who wants to commission the best in the business! We’re keeping it mostly to Australia for now but anyone further afield that wants to be added to the database simply get in touch via our Facebook ... Read More »

Collectormania : Cosplay Competition 2017

Collectormania : Western Sydneys best grass roots cosplay event! :     Taking place on the 2nd of July 2017 this ‘convention’ is more like a medium sized collectibles market with an hour put aside in the middle of the day for a cosplay competition.   There are no workshops, TV stars or artists alley.  It doesnt attract anywhere the ... Read More »

Superhero Coffins…too soon?

In the world of superheroes, two things are a constant: one, the moment writers of comics or movies determine that a character is boring or they have nowhere else for the story to go with them, they kill them off. Second, they invariably come back. Jean Grey possibly knows this better than anyone in Marvel history. Most of the X-Men ... Read More »