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My HeroesCon Experience Cosplaying With My Daughter

I decided to Cosplay again this year for HeroesCon. If you've never gone to a convention in costume, you should. I'm not saying that you should compete in the costume contest. That adds a level of competition to it, and for beginners, I wouldn't recommend it. The first time that you cosplay, the focus should be on having fun, and it can be fun. Last year, I cosplayed as the Time Trapper, taking my daughter in her Katana costume. It was fun, but I learned that cosplay that involves fabric dragging the floor can be a hazard on escalators and stairs. This year, my daughter wanted to go as Supergirl, which led to an idea for my costume, Giorgio Tsoukalos, also known as the Ancient Aliens Guy. It's meant to draw attention to her outfit and compliment it.

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HeroesCon Day Three

Sunday is the final day of HeroesCon , and by tradition, it is Father's Day. There have been times in the past when the show didn't fall on Father's Day weekend, but this is not one of those years.

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HeroesCon Day Two

Day Two of HeroesCon 2017 was the day I tried my hand at cosplay. Every year, my young daughter dresses up. She’s done so even before she turned one and she was dressed as Yoda. Since, she has been Saturn Girl, She-Ra, and Terra. This year, her fascination with DC Super Hero Girls prompted her

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Guardians Of The Geekery Interviews HeroesCon Founder

As our local big event, HeroesCon, nears, we all get curious about what it took to get to the point of putting on quite possibly the largest convention dedicated primarilly to comics. Fortunately, Matt Starnes of the Guardians of the Geekery podcast interviewed Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find Owner Shelton Drum just days before the

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Heroes Con 2016 Hits Charlotte

If you live in or near a large city, you wait for the big comic convention that hits every year; for Charlotte, NC that convention is Heroes Con 2016. It's been a regular affair since 1982, now drawing thousands and thousands to one of, if not the last major convention to focus solely on comic books. For three days, fans, artists, dealers, and cosplayers congregate in the Charlotte Convention Center to celebrate a love of comic books.

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4 Kids Walk Into A Bank Special Edition Protests NC Bathroom Bill

There's an elephant in the room regarding any event in North Carolina that 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank is addressing. If you've paid any attention to the news from North Carolina, you know that a recent bathroom bill was passed into law that targets transgender people. It has fans of HeroesCon concerned that some creators and/or fans may boycott this year's show to avoid giving any tax money to the state government. Matthew Rosenberg, publisher of Black Mask Studios and writer of 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank.

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Heroes Con 2014 A Look Back

Heroes Con 2014 ended a week ago and well, I am indeed sad. I only had a few hours to explore the show but I can tell you those were some amazing hours. This my friends is the premier comic book convention of the South East and Heroes damn well earned that name. Shelton Drum,

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