The Time Travelers are Coming

Although the start of The Ohio Renaissance Festival is always good news to those in the Midwest, the second annual arrival of the festival’s Time Travelers’ Weekend is especially exciting. It is the chance every cosplayer dreams of: going back in time, in character, for a chance to watch Queen Elizabeth call for the Doctor’s […]

Pandoracon 2016 Session – Swap Meet

Swap Meet Presented by Tina Black. You like stuff. I like stuff. We should hang out.

Cyberpunk on a Budget

Here’s the beautiful thing about doing a cyberpunk cosplay: the era that gave us cyberpunk also filled today’s thrift stores. Many of those generous donations sit on the shelves to this day, and new merchandise is always being discovered. Putting together a costume has never been easier. Here are a few tips, tricks, and items […]

5 (Last Minute) Costume Ideas for Midsummer Masquerade

The 2016 Cincinnati Midsummer Masquerade is officially one month away. What does that mean for you? Well, if you’ve already planned your costume, then you can continue plucking along – provided that plan included some construction time, and you haven’t caved to the Lords of Procrastination. Still, if you at least know what you’re doing, […]

Song Marshall: Model, Actress, Director, & Steampunk Enthusiast

This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Song Marshall, a model, actress, and steampunk enthusiast.

Song: “I had always had a love of corsets and all sorts of Victorian attire. I always just thought I was odd. I didn’t discover Steampunk until 5 years ago when I started working with Terra Mysterium. I had no idea this whole community existed. I fell in love with it right away!”

Indianapolis Comic Con Report

Two weeks ago, over the weekend of March 14th – 16th, 2015, the Indianapolis Convention Center was filled with comic collectors, gamers, and a swarm of costumed cosplayers for the Indianapolis Comic Convention. Comic book artists, actors, and other celebrities were on hand to sign autographs and for photo opportunities with the attendees. Carrie Fisher, […]

Star Trek & Steampunk

This weekend is the 19th annual Starbase Indy in Indianapolis, Indiana to which myself and a few other Pandora Society folks will be in attendance, but I have no Star Trek attire, so I shall be doing the same thing I did when I first attended the con back in 2011, I shall dress in my Steampunk […]

An interview with cosplayer and artist, Erica Willey

Erica Willey is a freelance artist from Grand Rapids, Michigan. She is a recent graduate of Kendall College of Art and Design and also is a fan of Anime, Steampunk, and cosplays both.

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