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Phoenix Comicon 2017 from a Cosplayer’s Perspective

Phoenix Comicon 2017 from a Cosplayer’s Perspective Written by Schrei205 By now, we’re all aware of most of the drama coming out of Phoenix Comicon. The volunteer situation led to some other big concerns with staffing and security. The prop ban was controversial. Darth Mexican wrote a great review of the con from the general attendee’s point of view, but what was it like for a cosplayer this year?...

Phoenix Comicon: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times

Phoenix Comicon: It Was The Best of Times, It Was The Worst of Times Phoenix Comicon had been in the mouths of many people even prior to the actual event weekend due to a number of reasons: a change of policy, a questionable ban on a vendor, an awkward survey that asked intimate questions, a change to paid panel seating for certain guests and so much more. Despite these many mishaps, a lot of geek...

One Of The Most Adorable Geeky Proposals Ever

One Of The Most Adorable Geeky Proposal Ever One of the main reasons I get up every single day and put my all into The Geek Lyfe is the people. If it were not for the geeks who have the courage to chase their heart’s desire, our culture would only have reached so far and would be so bland. Thankfully there are those brave souls who ran with all their might despite the odds or situation they ...

BREAKING: Weapon Props Banned From Phoenix Comicon Due To Armed Man On Site

BREAKING: Weapon Props Banned From Phoenix Comicon Due To Armed Man On Site UPDATE: Phoenix Comicon has released a statement about the situation. This is breaking news, we will attempt to keep information as up to date and as accurate as possible. Earlier today a man armed with multiple firearms including a shotgun was arrested on site by police after they received reports of his intent to harm of...

You NEED to attend Dobutsu Lounge at Phoenix Comicon!(Interview)

You NEED to attend Dobutsu Lounge at Phoenix Comicon! Looking for something dope to do at Phoenix Comicon? You should definitely check out the fine folks at Dobutsu Lounge! If you are unfamiliar with Dobutsu Lounge, they are a companion Lounge which is focused on showing you a good time by surrounding you with beautiful people and entertainment! You literally pay $15 and then have fun by sitting a...

PSA: Some Cosplayers/Vendors Feel Vulnerable At Upcoming Phoenix Comicon

PSA: Some Cosplayers/Vendors Feel Vulnerable At Upcoming Phoenix Comicon To begin I want to say that I love and adore Phoenix Comicon. Their event blew my mind when I went my first time in 2012 and was one of the major factors in me starting The Geek Lyfe. I know just how hard everyone works because I have friends who work as staff for Phoenix Comicon and don’t want to miscommunicate my feel...

10 Ways To Have A Great Convention Experience

10 Ways To Have A Great Convention Experience I love conventions, including every single aspect of them from the guests to staff to events and panels. I have been attending various conventions for years and now feel confident that I know my way around events well enough so I can have fun without going broke or getting stressed about minor problems. However I remember in vivid detail just how lost ...

Phoenix Comicon’s Latest Survey Making Folks Feel Uncomfortable

Phoenix Comicon’s Latest Survey Making Folks Feel Uncomfortable It is not uncommon for a convention to follow up with its fans by emailing them with information and announcements for their upcoming events. In fact, these emails are often met with praise because it allows the convention attendees to be in the know about what they care about or even get to participate in making the event bette...

Phoenix Comicon Requires Volunteers To Pay To Work

Phoenix Comicon Requires Volunteers To Pay To Work *Note: We have been notified that an image of a pirate group from Arizona has been accidentally used by Facebook for the preview image. We would like to inform readers that this group is in no way involved in what is going on. The image intended for the preview link is the cover photo. Phoenix Comicon is Arizona’s largest comic book conventi...

The Geek Lyfe Is Thankful!

The Geek Lyfe Is Thankful!  Hey everyone! My name is DeAngelo Murillo AKA Darth Mexican and I am the founder of The Geek Lyfe. I wanted to take a moment this morning to recount my origin story of how I started The Geek Lyfe so many years ago. I started a humble blogspot blog back in 2012 and basically used it to share my favorite memes and occasionally write articles that contained my personal tho...

Fan Fest 2016 Review

Fanfest 2016 Review As most folks know in Arizona, Phoenix Comicon is by far the greatest comic book convention every year. It made many con goers sad when it’s time came and went then we had nothing but 12 long months to wait before the next event. However, when Fan Fest rolled out a few years ago, this changed! It was originally held in the harsh Arizona winter where geeks would travel thr...

Interview – Talk Nerdy to Me: A Byte of Burlesque

  Interview – Talk Nerdy to Me: A Byte of Burlesque Phoenix Comicon has now gone over the horizon; and with it, the memories and experiences that many Arizonians only experience once a year.  The capes are hung up, the $5 prints stored safely in the back of a closet (I’ll get a frame for them one day, I swear!), and cosplayers are already drawing up plans for next year.  There is,...

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