Scene on the Web: New York Comic Con 2012 Digest #3

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Scene on the Web: New York Comic Con 2012 Digest #3

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PHOTOS: Cosplay And Cuties At New York Comic Con 2012 / QueertyBlowing up to San Diego Comic-Con proportions, the east coast’s falltime geek brouhaha, NY Comic Con, jam-packed the city and Jacob Javitz convention center with all sorts of costumes and get-ups (aka "cosplay") inspired by comics, TV, movies, manga/anime, and video games, from pint-sized Dr. Who’s to a super beefy Prometheus engineer (and a chubby, or chubbier version of pretty much every character you can think of).
20 Cosplay Photos from New York Comic Con 2012, part 2 – ForbesThere were so many cosplayers at New York Comic Con that it was impossible to fit them into one gallery. So here’s part two, below. And in case you missed it, here’s part one for you. see photosMarco LemosClick for full photo gallery: The Costumes of New York Comic Con 2012, [...]
Photos: NY Comic Con 2012, The Adventure ConcludesNew York Comic Con wrapped up yesterday, and instead of colorful superheroes the Javits Center will go back to hosting corporate conferences and company parties hosted by C-rate comedians. Luckily for us, Jessica Lehrman was there to catch the waning hours of fantasy. Look, someone even dressed up as Lens
New York Comic Con 2012 floods city with costumed geeks, cartoon fans | Brooklyn Daily Eagleundefined
New York Comic Con expands | CliqueClackNYCC came. NYCC saw. NYCC conquered me. After a harrowing weekend covering ‘The Following’, ‘Haven,’ ‘Person of Interest,’ ‘Robot Chicken,’ ‘Venture Brothers’ and ‘Voltron Force,’ I’m glad I’m home. But, I’d be remiss if I didn’t give an NYCC overview and cosplay photos.
New York Comic Con 2012: More than just a conventionAlex Widen,Brooklyn Comic Books Examiner Alex Widen has spent twenty seven Earth years examining the medium of comic books around the Brooklyn area. Through extensive research and habitual buying, Alex is able to deliver all your comic news needs. Alex welcomes your feedback at alex.widen@gmail.com.
Nets’ Lopez Visits Comic ConBrooklyn Nets coach Avery Johnson gave his players the day off Sunday, before the onslaught of the NBA regular season. Nets center Brook Lopez decided to hang out with Boba Fett, Captain America, Catwoman and others at Comic Con.
Gallery: Cosplay Eye Candy From New York Comic Con | Underwire | Wired.comTo make his alluring portraits, photographer Senén Llanos follows a few simple rules.
Instagram Round Up: New York Comic ConIf you see a Wookie in the streets over the next few days, don't be alarmed. It's probably just a hard-core Star Wars fan living …
The Good, the Bad, and the Goings on at the New York Comic Con | TheCelebrityCafe.comI started early, 7:30 AM on Thursday morning, to attend the Diamond Comics Retailer Appreciation Breakfast. The first thing I noticed was massive construction around the front of the Javits center. While that can’t be held against the promoters of the show, it sure limited the comings and goings as the days wore on.
11 Wacky and Expensive Costumes from NY Comic ConPhoto: The Fiscal Times/Lori Kinney The Comic Con event this weekend in New York was the second largest comic book and pop culture gathering in the country (after San Diego’s Comic Con), and representatives from the worlds of video games, comic books, anime, fantasy, and science fiction were on hand in the Big Apple to satisfy every American geek’s fantasy – and, of course, boost profits.
Betabeat Takes Its First Trip to New York ComicCon"What is… going on here?" asked Betabeat’s confused cab driver, as we bore left onto W. 37th street and the entire block began to fill up with people in costumes. Since we had never been to ComicCon before, we found ourselves at a loss to explain to him the scene that was unfolding before us.
Column: Comic Con Can Help You Sell… Everything"Looka that guy!" shouts a construction worker on the corner of 35th and 11th. "It’s fuckin’ Optimus Prime!" Sure enough, there’s a gentleman clad in an astonishingly elaborate do-it-yourself Optimus Prime costume, decked from head to toe in carefully painted PVC and cardboard with metal accents, recreating the look of the character from the Michael Bay movies.
NYCC12: Day FourSo I got to bed at Three AM (yeah, late night blogging…I lead such a glamorous life), and got out at Eight. Napping on the subway, my subconscious woke me up at Times Square, and I had to wonder… had I slept through to Monday?
On the Scene: NYCC 2012 Day Four: Happy 50th Spider-Man!It wouldn’t have been appropriate to hold a New York Comic Con this year without acknowledging the 50 th birthday of Marvel’s flagship hero, and there was plenty of merchandise on hand from the con to commemorate it, including a tote bag, t-shirt, and sweatshirt.
New York Comic Con: A Foodie Perspectiveby Amy Chu Food sadly often takes a back seat at comic cons for pros who are working the shows. But by the time the floor closes everyone’s usually ready for something that’s not a lukewarm hot dog or power bar. Fortunately New York Comic Con is close to some of the Big Apple’s tastiest neighborhoods.
Getting Stan Lee A Chair – A Confession From NYCC | Bleeding Cool Comic Book, Movies and TV News and Rumors(Author’s note, photo attached is from a previous encounter with Stan the Man from 2010!) As Bleeding Cool previously reported, Stan Lee did attend this year’s New York Comic Con. I’ve ran into Stan at 2 separate occasions at conventions this past year alone, so the sense of wonder kind of wears off after awhile.
NYCC 2012: Cosplay Roundup | SuvuduUsing a careful, scientific method that I like to call "eyeballin’ it," I’ve determined that the 3 most commonly seen costumes at NYCC 2012 were: 1. Deadpool 2. Jake (Adventure Time) 3. Waldo Which did you see most frequently? What were your favorites? Did you dress up?
Psylocke sketch from #NYCC http://pic.twitter.com/Gl1URJTVYildiray Cinar
NYCC ’12 – Sunday Cosplay Photos – leetNEETAlas, New York Comic Con has ended just as fast as it had began, but that doesn't mean we will forget about it once we return to our…
Photos: New York Comic-Con – - Mercury News Media Centerundefined
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