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  • PAX Prime 2014 Cosplay Fun

    Continued from my previous Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) 2014 posting are these cosplay shots; a special all to their own. League of Legends clearly won the PAX among expressive fandoms, with most costumes being of it’s chracters. A clear indicator of modern times among gaming fandom of its popularity. 2K Games attracted their fandom well, with […]


  • PAX Prime 2014 Convention Pics and Commentary

    Hell YES, to the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) Prime convention! Back in Seattle for its 2014 annual run , the ever-growing show delivered more cheers. Now considered Prime for being the alpha among five current annual shows (Boston, San Antonio, Melbourne, and a game developers show back in Seattle) Tickets sold out in seconds back in […]


  • Comic-Con San Diego 2014 – Exhibit Hall Adventures

    Looking back to the great San Diego Comic Con of 2014, the Exhibit Hall was the most wonderful place. The Exhibit Hall is my favorite area of the SDCC, where dreams come true. Also a place where friendships begin, mighty contests, long hunts, great rewards, rare sights happen. This year, the area was also a place of […]


  • Comic-Con: San Diego 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Sunday

    Here below, are the last of my cosplay pics for the San Diego Comic Con 2014. These are from Sunday, arguably the most crowded full day of the SDCC Exhibit Hall. There was Doctor Who panel (Hall H was line-less and accessible for much of the day), adding to the crowds of people seeking last-minute deals/swag/signings. […]


  • Comic Con: SAGA Panel Report (Brian K Vaughan, Fiona Staples)

    This year’s Saga panel was an amazing treat for fans of this great comic series. Saga writer, Brian K. Vaughan (well-known for Y: The last Man) and artist Fiona Staples exchanged a great deal of cheer and smiles to the small yet at-capacity room of dedicated fans. Image Comics publisher Eric Stephenson was present to […]


  • Comic-Con: San Diego 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Saturday

    More Cosplay of the great 2014 San Diego Comic Con! This Day 3 on Saturday I met more interesting costumed fanpeople, between the panel and exhibit hall visits. I noticed interesting effects and cool accessories added to some outfits that make all the difference and stack out. Some include metallic shines, lights, hidden stilts, or […]


  • Comic-Con: San Diego 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Friday

    More Cosplay at the great San Diego Comic Con, on the Friday that was. Some of the best I met, from those you know and some you may not. As much as I love and appreciate the many Doctors, Deadpools, Harleys, Jokers, Stormtroopers, Avengers, Batmen who walk among us at these ‘Cons..I scouted for some […]


  • Comic-Con: San Diego 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Thursday

    Here are some wonderful costumed fans for Day 1 (Thursday), at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con. All pics by me (Orion Tippens), with much love to many of the pop characters portrayed. These wonderful fans bring the fantastic life to our beloved obsessions, and welcome additions to any geek gathering. Meet some of the […]


  • SUPERIOR IRON MAN is coming, Tom Taylor on board as writer.

    Marvel announced a new series and direction for Tony Stark, The Superior Iron Man! What does this mean? For starters, it looks like a new suit and breakaway from the usual red and yellow. The dramatic change in costume isn’t the first for our Armored Avenger. But what is exciting, are the details from this recent Marvel press release… […]


  • More DC Comics “Selfie” Variant Covers Revealed

    DC Comics is up in your social media, taking what some regard as the most absurd trend of our modern times; the self portrait, or the “selfie” in today’s popular speak. So here we have perhaps the silliest of DC Comics themed variant covers; following “Batman 75th” in July, “Bombshell” month in June, “Batman 66” […]