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Wild Wild West Con is a Must for Arizona Geeks!(Review)

When you think of conventions, you can imagine florescent lights, hard concrete floors, a stale taste in the air and more. However, there is a convention that exists and is the exact opposite of the norm. It is Wild Wild West Con that takes place in Old Tucson, and a majority of the convention takes place outdoors on the lot of what was once old movie sets. The weather is cool, the skies are blue,...[Read More]

Anime Los Angeles Continues To Be Our Favorite Convention!

With all the conventions we have experienced, from Anime Expo to Blizzcon, we have had a ton of fantastic journeys. However, there is one convention that really just knocks it out of the park every single year. No, it isn’t San Diego Comic Con with it’s immense crowds, announcements, and more. No, it isn’t our own Phoenix Comicon, or rather Phoenix Comic Fest now. It is a humble ...[Read More]

Ace Comic Con: Did It Live Up to the Hype?

Ace Comic Con: Did It Live Up to the Hype? By Deegan Marie It’s that time of year where conventions are back in full swing! This year Arizona has a new convention in the scene by the name of  Ace Comic Con. When Ace Comic Con was announced, it seemed too good to be true. Why? They announced an incredible celebrity guest line up of Chris Evans, Tom Holland, Stan Lee and many more. You can imagine o...[Read More]

LOVEBITES Interview at Hyper Japan

LOVEBITES Interview Hyper Japan Christmas Market 2017 Hey! Cobalt here, back with the first ever interview I conducted! Many thanks to Geek Lyfe I was able to interview LoveBites back at the end of 2017, at the Christmas Market of Hyper Japan. The girls Asami (Lead Singer), Miho (Leader and Bassist), Haruna (Drummer), Mi-Ya (Guitar and Keyboard) and Midori (Guitarist) and I sat down for a chat! Lo...[Read More]

You Do Not Want To Miss Sumuji Cafe At Taiyou Con!

You Do Not Want To Miss Sumuji Cafe At Taiyou Con! This weekend a wonderful convention by the name of Taiyou Con is taking place at the Mesa Convention Center! the event will focus on the fandom of anime, manga, and cosplay! While there will be a number of incredible events happening, one of those events is held by the Sumuji Cafe! Sumuji Cafe is a maid cafe that is managed by our dear friend Mich...[Read More]

Cobalt at Hyper Japan Christmas Market 2017

Cobalt at Hyper Japan Christmas Market 2017 Hey everyone! Cobalt here! This years Christmas market at Hyper Japan was an amazing convention, and despite not feeling majorly festive, it lived up to be what I think could be the best Hyper Japans to date. Attending on the Saturday (both sessions, as Saturday is a long day it is split into a morning and afternoon session, to give vendors a break and t...[Read More]

Heartless Aquarius Takes On Daku Con 2017

Heartless Aquarius Takes On Daku Con 2017 Hello everyone! Long time no see! Heartless Aquarius here covering another convention. I got to travel out of the Arizona oven and visit Colorado’s Daku Con. Daku Con is a brand new convention and it was fun going to a first year of a convention. I was interested in this convention in particular because it was an 18+ convention, meaning that you could only...[Read More]

(Review) Fan Fest 2017 Was Humble But Fun!

(Review) Fan Fest 2017 Was Humble But Fun! I can recall years ago when Phoenix Comicon announced their sister convention, Fan Fest! It was held at the Cardinal’s Stadium and ran from Friday to Sunday. Although the event was small, it had heart, small businesses, and a great place to hang out with friends. Even as a small convention, it still had so much to offer. Every year since, the event ...[Read More]

Blizzcon 2017 Was The Best Convention All Year

Blizzcon 2017 Was The Best Convention All Year I remember that fateful day in 2002 when dear geeky friends of mine told me that I just had to join them in gaming at a local Cyber Cafe by the name of Cyber Zone. There they introduced me to Diablo 2, Warcraft 3, and Starcraft. The needle entered my twelve year old veins and injected the sweetest of gaming drugs that would haunt me for all of my days...[Read More]

Cheshsmiles Takes On Stan Lee’s Comic Con 2017!

Cheshsmiles Takes On Stan Lee’s Comic Con 2017! Hey friends! Cheshsmiles here and when I heard that I would get to cover Stan Lee’s Comic Con, I was over the moon. Having had friends who had previously attended and hearing them rave about it, as well as the various high profile guests (including the Man himself: Stan Lee) it set up the perfect storm for me to have some pretty high expectatio...[Read More]

Cobalt Cosplay Takes On the Final MCM London Comic Con!

Cobalt Takes on the ‘Final’ MCM London! Hey friends! it is Cobalt Cosplay here and with help from DemoraFairy Photography, we got to check out MCM London Comic Con  MCM London Comic con began with the news that American company ReedPop were taking over the British company, so it quickly spread that this would be known as the “Last MCM” since no-one knows quite what they will change nex...[Read More]

Yaoi Con 2017 Review!

Yaoi Con 2017 Review! By Michelle Gonzalez Since I was a young anime fan, Yaoi Con has always been on my list. I always dreamed of going the second I turned 18 and frolicking amongst all the Boy Love and Yaoi with my friends. Years later and though I grew out of my yaoi phase, I had the opportunity to go with some of my very best friends, so I jumped at the chance! Yaoi Con is held every year in t...[Read More]

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