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Zombie Walks!

Since the early noughties’ there has been Zombie Walks in Sydney (of one form or another) but its only in the last few years that they have become the near-mainstream successes of legend, with huge surge in their popularity. With a record breaking 12,000 at a recent Brisbane event (October 23, 2014) and nearly 2,000 at a sideline Sydney walk a ... Read More »

Collectormania Penrith 2014

So with all the excitement of Armageddon and PAX in Melbourne and the upcoming Supanova in Brisbane it might feel a little bit like Sydney is missing out on all the fun. Not so. Without the larger tentpole events hoovering up all the action it allows a little breathing space for some of the smaller players to step up to ... Read More »

How Zombies Ate My Legs

The Twins from Zedtown

You start off, knowing that you are absolutely, positively, one of the bad asses of Zedtown. Sure, others out there will have better weapons, but you’re tactical, you know your way around. You’ve studied. You’ve trained. Then attrition starts. Radio reports start coming in (yes, there’s live radio). Twitter and Facebook mentioning rumours of control gauntlets and cultists. And then the sun ... Read More »

Sydney OZ Comic-con Wrap up 2014

We’re in the thick of Con season in Australia, with popular conventions like Supanova and Smash out of the way it’s nice to have a bit of a break before kicking into high gear with the EB Games Expo and PAX. However, forget all of that, let us celebrate the birth of Oz Comic-Con in Sydney with a great big ... Read More »

Oz Comic Con Brisbane 2014 Wrap up!

Oz Comic Con finally arrived for the very first time in Brisbane and was held in a fitting venue, the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre at South Bank. Oz Comic Con is a different con experience for the locals used to the monopoly of Supanova Pop Culture Expo. OZCC caters to a wide range of fandom genres, although it does ... Read More »

SMASH wrap up with MaxHP Interview

Hi All, Video wrap-up of SMASH is now available. Check it out for interviews and general hijinks. Basic summary of SMASH 2014: well organised event and good location. lots of group anime cosplays. ARTS AND CRAFTS ROOM OMG possibly more photographers than cosplayers -lots of families – family type environment . . . every few minutes bumping into someone you know ... Read More »

SMASH 2014

Another year of SMASH has come and Beyond Cosplay was there all weekend taking down the awesomeness that the Sydney Cosplay community had to offer. SMASH 2014 differed from any other SMASH year, and for any other con for that matter, so if you (unfortunately) missed it, don’t worry. Beyond Cosplay has you covered, just check out our Flickr! The ... Read More »

The Interview with Reuben ‘Deadpool’ Rose

INTERVIEW WITH REUBEN “DEADPOOL” ROSE Recently, headlines were made internet wide that a Deadpool cosplayer was mistaken by train commuters as armed and dangerous due to his cosplay weapons being on display. Headlines like these.. Deadpool arrested on Sydney train: Police alerted to superhero armed with guns, grenades and ninja swords Deadpool: Sydney Police Attempt to Arrest Cosplayer on Train ... Read More »

An interview with a Sith lord..Darth Aquilus

Becoming a medieval Sith In the spirit of Star Wars and everything in the star wars universe, and as the reporter for everything Star Wars here at Beyond Cosplay, I’ve managed to get in contact with someone who was very unique at Supanova Sydney this year, and asked him a few questions. Thanks for your time, let’s start with the ... Read More »

Batman 75th Anniversary Trivia night

  Held midweek on the 23rd of July in the intimate atmosphere provided by ‘The Factory’ in Marrickville this event brought together nearly 100 people to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Batman. It was a full house and everyone had a rocking good time with the night moving along quickly thanks to the steady hand and dulcet tones of Seizure ... Read More »