Fan Expo 2014

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Stargirl (Sevvy Skellingtong) Wonder Woman (Betty Quirk) and Supergirl (Dolly Monroe) from the DC Bombshells Collection.  Photo by Very Frank Pictures.

This past weekend my friends from Peepshow TO and I put on our best cosplays and strutted our stuff at one of the biggest Nerd Conventions in North America: FAN EXPO!  Fan Expo brings together fans of Comics, Sci-Fi, Anime, Horror and Gaming for a weekend of geeky fun.  The Peepshowers had a booth in the Horror section of the con and spent most of our time advertising our next show Garters of the Galaxy: A Marvel Inspired Burlesque.  We had a blast chatting up con goers and posing for photos in cosplay.

This year I really over extended myself by attempting to do 2 brand new cosplays for the con.  On Friday the Peepshow crew did a Sparkly X-Men Group cosplay in which I portrayed the White Queen Emma Frost.  For the big day, Saturday, we did another group cosplay.  This time it was the DC Bombshells, which is a set of female DC characters as 1940s pinup girls.  For this group I did Supergirl, which was such fun to make and to wear.  On the final day I decided to wear an old favourite, my Batwoman burlesque cosplay.  Overall the highlight of the weekend was definitely getting to meet the Queen of Cosplay herself; Yaya Han!  Yaya is such an inspiration for me as a cosplayer.  Her costumes are flawless and she really embodies each character she portrays.

Please enjoy a few of my photos from this year’s Fan Expo…

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Emma Frost and Magik heading to the con on Friday

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The Queen of Cosplay: Yaya Han!

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Lady Robocop

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Betty Quirk as X Men Psylocke

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Getting friendly with Daryl Dixon

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Gambit (Sevvy Skellington) Domino (Zilly Lilly) Magik (Brittany) and Emma Frost (Dolly Monroe) hanging out at the Peepshow Booth

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Sailor Chibi Moon!

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Our friend Ajay Fry came to visit us

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Day 2: Getting coffee in cosplay

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DC Bombshells Mera (Delicia Pastiche) and Batwoman (Zilly Lilly)

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Dex Morgan cosplaying Gaslight Catwoman (www.facebook.com/DexCosplay)

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Leelando Calrissian as DC Bombshells Poison Ivy

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Chilling with the Batmobile

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Brittany as DC Bombshells Catwoman

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Charlie Quinn joined our group as DC Bombshells Flash!

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Beautiful Mermaid!

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Group Selfie with our booth neighbour friends!

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Amazing Wild, Wild West cosplays!

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Zilly Lilly as Molotov Cocktease with the Star Wars favs

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Rocket Racoon with a baby Groot

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Ran into my friend Serena… I mean Sailor Mars!

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Leelando Calrissian and Betty Quirk as Harley Quinn and Yoshi

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Rufio and Captain Hook from the film Hook

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Batwoman swooped in to steal the spotlight

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