Alaura Klegstad, aka The Sloth Goth, is a fun, spunky, local cosplayer who delights in anime and comics. Alaura moved to Colorado a mere ten months ago. Alaura states there are a few cosplays she’s particularly proud of: Midnight (My Hero Academia), Roller Derby Harley Quinn (DC Comics), and Power Girl (DC Comics). Harley was […]
Local Cosplayer Profile: Personify Cosplay – Percy
Percy, aka Personify Cosplay, is an avid con-goer and familiar face within the Fort Collins and greater northern Colorado nerd event circuit; appearing at events such at Fort Collins Comic Con, Nan Desu Kan, and Denver Comic Con. Friend and inspiration to many, Percy entered the cosplay community only a few years ago with a […]
Tales of a Cosplay Mom
Halloween was always my favorite holiday, and when I had my daughter Nyla, I couldn’t wait to share that love with her! I had such fun for years dressing her up and letting her pick what she wanted to be. There was a stretch of four years where she wanted to be a superhero. No […]
Some Cool Things Happened On Our First Pokéwalk!
The First Fort Collins Comic Con PokeWalk was a success! One of our walkers cosplayed as Vaporeon (you can see her cosplay at the Con) We gathered at noon on Sunday outside the Aztlan Center and got the lay of the land. Our PokéWalkers caught a Jynx right off the bat – avid collectors will […]
Star Trek: A Case Study In How to Dismantle a Fandom
(Header Photo Credit: US Army Europe) [AUTHOR UPDATE: Engage: The Official Star Trek Podcast interviewed John Van Citters of CBS on the new fan film guidelines which cleared up some of the issues raised below. I’ll be writing a follow-up article on what the new info means for fan creators. For now, I’ve closed comments […]
Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage for the Ultimate Family
It all started with this innocent statement from my father: “We got Mike tickets to see Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage for his birthday.” I’m sure you’re wondering who Mike is, but does that really matter? (He’s my brother-in-law, if you must know.) What was truly important and offensive about that one sentence is […]
Engineers Wanted: Human Females Need Not Apply?
I own two copies of the epic sci-fi western television series Firefly. (Because for a true fan, one copy just isn’t enough.) With my regular viewings and Browncoat t-shirt fashions, you could say that I think about this one-season wonder quite often. However, it’s been on my mind even more lately – because last week […]