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Pax AUS 2017 – A Fresh Perspective.

Widely acknowledged as Australia’s largest gaming convention, PAX (Penny Arcade Expo) has much to offer gamers in every sense of the word. Walking in fresh with no expectations, it was somewhat of a sensory overload. In saying that this event is a veritable utopia for hardcore gamers to table toppers to collectors and so much more. The first thing you ... Read More »

Cosplay Feature: Kirilee Cosplay & Giorgia Costumes

Australian based cosplayers Kirilee Cosplay & Giorgia Costumes are veterans of the cosplay scene. With their added 15+ years experience they won first place at SMASH earlier this year earning them a ticket to represent Australia at the World Cosplay Summit in Nagoya, Japan. They took some time out to talk to Beyond Cosplay about their beginnings, endeavours and their ... Read More »

Sydney OZ Comic Con 2017

OZ Comic Con at the International Convention Centre in Sydney, Australia is the last leg and one we were lucky enough to cover for the entire two days it was in town. While most of us ended with an all time high: mainly to see friends old and new – there are the usual good and bad points to discuss. ... Read More »

Henchwench Interview

Have you ever ogled over a well known cosplayer’s work and wondered how they got to be so amazing? The weekend just gone at Oz Comic Con Brisbane and I had the privilege of hanging out with Clare from Henchwench Cosplay. We talked about early influences, passions and advice for anyone crazy enough to willingly take on this hobby… seriously ... 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 »

Ironfest 2017 “The Lost World”

  “Everywhere you look you see something different, I love it!”   A common refrain among the crowd pouring through the gates of the Lithgow showgrounds, this year more than ever, the variety and inclusiveness of this thriving festival was on show for all to see and admire. With nearly twenty thousand tickets sold, it’s the most successful Ironfest to ... Read More »

Oz Comic Con Sydney 16′ REVIEW

In 2016 OZCC hit Sydney like a wrecking ball of pop culture madness! Look, I straight up loved OzCC this year. Like, it was super professional, catered well to many diverse types of people, was busy enough and big enough. Transport took a while – Glebe Island is always a bit of a trek to get to, but once I ... Read More »

Supanova Sydney 16′ WRAP-UP

Let’s start with the pure numbers. Over 45,000 visitors.  More than 400 stalls, exhibitors and artists to visit and purchase loot from.   Over 30 toilets to choose from for your ablution needs.  At least 20 chairs to sit on.  The same number again of film and television stars to pose with and/or have your chest signed by, while there ... Read More »

Sydney Sexpo 16′

  Out of all the conventions we have visited, nothing prepared us for a new addition to an adult lifestyle convention: Cosplay. For the first time ever, Sexpo hosted their own cosplay event, hosted by Lucie Bee and Jimmy (aka the winning geek from the 2011 season of reality show, Beauty & The Geek).  Presented in four heats over three ... 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 »