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    PAX 18′ Melbourne ‘The Verdict’

    So I finally got down to Melbourne for Australia’s only bite at the juggernaut that is PAX (Pe...

  • OZCC comes to Sydney!

    OZCC comes to Sydney!

    Sydney Oz Comic Con 2018 Wrap up! On a sunny September weekend just as the school holidays begun , t...

  • Beyond the Con #12

    Beyond the Con #12

    Welcome to the 12th edition of Beyond the Con! I low key wanted to make this a weekly thing BUT when...

  • Beyond the Con #11

    Beyond the Con #11

    Its the beginning of August and there is a lot to talk about, amongst the smattering of Heroes (hard...

  • SMASH 2018!!

    SMASH 2018!!

    SMASH! Another year another action packed weekend from the team behind the Sydney Manga and Anime Sh...

  • Beyond the Con #10

    Beyond the Con #10

    Beyond The Con 10! Well we got there, ten glorious posts down and hopefully at least ten more to go....

  • Bethesda E3 Stream Review!

    Bethesda E3 Stream Review!

    Bethesda Softworks launched their way into E3 2018 with a bang! Being one of the biggest gaming deve...

  • Beyond the Con # 9

    Beyond the Con # 9

    Beyond The Con 9 9th of June 2018 Another fortnight or so and a bunch more news and people to thank ...

Moana: a Boxing day movie release

Boxing Day this year is going to be amazing for so many kids around the world. We have quite a few great movies coming out and I know the cinemas around Australia are going to be full to the brim. Beyond Cosplay was given an early present this year and we attended a premier for the new Disney movie “Moana”. ... Read More »

Disney’s Queen of Katwe

On the 1st December 2016, Disney studios will be releasing a movie unlike any other that I have seen in some time. Queen Of Kawte, based on the true story of Ugandan girl, Phiona Mutesi (Madalina Nalwaga). Trying to get through everyday while living in the slums and like so many others: surviving. But one fortunate day sees her finding Robert ... Read More »

Storms dont dampen the Brisnova spirit

The end of 2016. The end of another convention season, or in some peoples minds – due to the recent events in the US, it’s the end of the world. For me, I think either 2 things are happening. 1. Its been a long year and people are just getting tired, busy with the Christmas lead up, or 2. The ... Read More »

Doctor Strange Movie and cosplay review

Over the last 20 years, we as humans have learnt so much more about the universe than in all of history combined. But what if I told you that was only the surface? What if I told you that was only the beginning? Well in Marvel Studios 14th installment we learn there is another side to what we know. The ... Read More »

Brisbane Oz Comic-Con wrap-up

  Another year of conventions is almost over. As always, Brisbane decided to give 4 seasons of weather over the two days and make everyone as uncomfortable and sweaty as possible. But that certainly didn’t dampen the spirits of the Brisbaneite fans and cosplayers who have had to wait all year for their city to host Oz Comic-Con. As with ... Read More »

Tentacle Tutorial

How to make some really creepy tentacles. The first pair took me approximately an hour, including figuring out what I wanted to do. The last pair of this lot of twenty prolly took me about 10 minutes once I knew what I was doing.   All up, these twenty tentacles prolly took me about 5 hours. What you will need: ... 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 »

SMASH 2016 Wrap-Up

Beyond Cosplay was happy to be back better than ever at Rosehill Gardens for SMASH 2016. As a smaller convention sandwiched between Supanova and OZCC, it really stands out as a legitimate alternative to the big two. Given that this was its tenth Anniversary it’s clear  – its unique focus on Anime and Japanese pop culture is a winning formula for ... Read More »

In the footsteps of a Superhero Causeplayer – Superhero Week 24-30 July 2016

Heroism. It’s one of those things that has captured our imaginations and has fueled a multi-billion dollar movie empire in the past 15 years. The rise of conventions has seen cosplay move from the fringes of pure nerd culture to acceptable, nay celebrated, pride of place. Conventions are taking centre-stage in people’s calendars and so much of this as a ... Read More »

Marie’s cosplay adventures at Supanova, Sydney Olympic Park

It’s finally here! Supanova has descended at Sydney Olympic Park and no stone left unturned on guests, attendees, vendors, artists – both local and internationally – and of course, the cosplayers. Initial thought of stepping out to Sydney Olympic Park on a cold, wet morning makes me want to stay indoors and curl up in my fluffy Hello Kitty onesie. Instead ... Read More »