C2E2 2014 – The Anovos Booth

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo hit the Windy City again this past weekend, and ASM once again had a great time!  One of the booths we spent a lot of time at was that of Anovos.  When we had seen pictures appear that showed they had new Star Wars costumes, we knew we had to have a talk.  You see, here at ASM, we love costuming and we love Star Wars costumes.  We have costumes, we are members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion, and we have made many great friends through those organizations. So, now Anovos is going to make high-end Star

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C2E2 2014 – The Saturday Costumes

The Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo hit the Windy City again this past weekend, and ASM once again had a great time!  We love costuming here at ASM, but unfortunately we didn’t get to see as many costumes as we would have liked, since we were only at the show on Saturday.  Still, we enjoyed what we saw, and we hope to spend more time at the show next year.  Here are some of our favorites from Saturday.

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#NYCC 2013 Thursday Pictures

Thanks to ace reporter Anthony Brucale, the man behind the legendary TF site TFU.INFO, here are pictures from his trip around New York Comic Con 2013 – Day 1.  Be sure to follow his Twitter feed @TFU_INFO (as well as @ASMFeed in case he gets thrown into Twitter Jail) for more pictures tomorrow! General Pictures of the Building and Show Floor Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Chronicling every TMNT toy made, this display featured a column for each Turtle as well others devoted to villians and allies. Comic Inspired Car Decos Part of a pre-NYCC scavenger hunt.  The championship cup was

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Wizard World Chicago Comic Con 2013 – The Stuff We Wished We Saw

As mentioned in our previous Chicago Comic Con gallery article, there was a lot that we felt we missed this year at the con.  Well, thanks to Jerry Milani and the other fine folks at Wizard, we were provided some images that their staff photographers took.  After looking through them, here are some of the best things that I personally wish we had seen.  A bunch of pictures, so they’re hidden behind the jump.

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Joliet Public Library’s Fourth Annual “Star Wars” Day This Saturday

If you’re around northern Illinois this weekend, head over to Joliet, IL as the Joliet Public Library presents its fourth annual Star Wars Day!   From 10:00am to 4:00pm, you can experience sights and sounds from that galaxy far, far away as the city of Joliet, the staff of the Joliet Public Library, local businesses, and members of the 501st Legion and Rebel Legion join together to provide Star Wars-themed fun for the public.  This event is free, and there will be costumes, fan-made props, pictures, and events for all to enjoy.

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C2E2 2013 Final Round-Up, Best Costumes, and Post-Convention Thoughts

Another C2E2 has come and gone, and with it comes the long wait for it to return. This was the fourth iteration of the spring Chicago convention, and it has grown exponentially since 2010. I remember going to the first one in 2010 and easily needing less than a day to see everything. Fast forward three years, and we now spend a weekend at the show. It now feels like there’s always something that we have to miss when we leave on Sunday. Hit the jump to see our final thoughts and the best of the costumes!

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C2E2 2013 – The Anovos Productions Booth

ANOVOS Productions, makers of high quality costumes, props and items from Star Trek, Battlestar Galactica and more, once again had a booth on display at C2E2. In addition to display items, they were also selling Star Trek ties, Galactica pins, and other items in conjunction with their sister company, The Novo Geek. Take a look at the pictures below! You can find all our C2E2 2013 pictures in our Main Gallery! Also check out our other C2E2 2013 Coverage!

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C2E2 2013 Coverage – The Hunger Games Costume Tour

As part of C2E2 2013, Blacksparrow Auctions brought the travelling tour of costumes from The Hunger Games. On display were costumes worn by Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Lenny Kravitz, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, and more!  You can find pictures below and more in our The Hunger Games Display gallery! You can find all our C2E2 2013 pictures in our Main Gallery!

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