“There’s something special when that little kid comes up to you,” Justin said. You tend not to think of yourself as being that special. In fact, I have been both making, buying, and modifying cosplays for the last ten years since I started cosplaying. Case in point: Rocky Balboa and his friendly rival, Apollo Creed, from the original Rocky. Not everyone who wears a costume at Comic-Con wants to win an award or participate in the Masquerade.
Why Comic Book nerds or even fictional readers always wait for this Event? Thousands of sci-fans, gamers and comic collectors have descended on Manchester city centre for a return of MCM Comic Con – the world’s largest organiser of popular culture events. While puff shoulders and statement sleeves have already been carried over from S/S 2021, according to Miranda, we can now ‘expect added flourishes, with Featherington-inspired adornments, such as ruffles, embellishments, black widow costume adults opera gloves and rhinestones’.