Veteran cosplayer, Heartless Aquarius, provides insight on what she wish she knew coming into cosplay! This is sage advice that will no doubt help many new cosplayers who are looking to make their hobby as enjoyable as possible! 1) Practice makes
Phoenix Fan Fusion is the flagship convention for Arizona geeks. Every single year the community makes the journey through immense heat and one way streets, just to see what Phoenix Fan Fusion has to offer this year. In the past
Cosplay volunteers were out in full force, this 18th, at Steele Indian School Park for the First Annual Put on the Cape Fun Run. The event was sold out by the day of the race, having raised $5,000 for children who have been separated from their abusers. The South West Family Advocacy Center and many like it; provide food, shelter, and a safe space for children in need. Over 400 attendants gathered at the starting line as the Flash lead the race with a second long mile followed shortly by Tony Stark daring runners to beat him in the first lap if they wanted to win his sunglasses. Participants who completed the race earned their very own badge of honor from Captain America. The event almost seemed like it had been ripped out of the comic books. For years, Put on the Cape has hosted private events for child survivors, assisting with the Special Olympics and visiting sick children in hospitals across the valley. This group has partnered with Heroes United, and is over 120 heroes strong, they have been helping children for over four years. The heroes will also be appearing at this year’s Phoenix Fan Fusion to gather awareness and volunteers for their upcoming Super Hero September Spectacular. Cosplay volunteers showcase Marvel, DC, and Disney characters, proving anyone can be a hero to a child in need. [embed]https://www.facebook.com/Putonthecape/videos/348881809103820/?t=32[/embed] We were able to get an exclusive interview with the man behind the mask, Sean Reavie; a child crimes detective and founder of Put on the Cape. If you want to help their mission, please visit Putonthecape.com or follow them on Facebook.
One of our favorite conventions in Arizona is none other than Saboten Con! We look forward to labor day weekends because it means eating, drinking, spending too much money on anime swag, and rubbing elbows with awesome guests! This year
For those of you who do not know who I am, my name is DeAngelo Murillo and I own The Geek Lyfe. Back in 2012, I attended Phoenix Comicon for the very first time and was swept off of my