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Artist Spotlight … Dean Yeagle!

Do you like this post?Recently, we had the honor of interviewing Dean Yeagle, a dynamic artist whose work is so influential, you may not even realize all the ways you’ve been exposed to it. Spoiler alert: he designed the Cheerios Bee! Yeagle’s style is exceptionally animated with clients ranging from …

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Artist Spotlight… Jessica Chrysler!

Do you like this post?We interviewed amazing artist Jessica Chrysler!  Her work is dreamlike and has an amazing imaginative style to it, it was a pleasure learning what influenced in her youth and what keeps her creative mind going.   Let’s get into the Q&A with Jessica…. Q.  When did you …

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Artist Spotlight… TeaBook

Do you like this post?This is a bit of a different interview for our readers, we interviewed Noah Bleich owner of TeaBook and some amazingly geeky named teas.  If you’re into great puns and AMAZING tea… then definitely check out Noah and his products. Q.  We first discovered you at …

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Comic Book Cosplay: Interview With Amy Nicole

Do you like this post?Happy cosplay Friday! Are you ready for a jam packed month? With the premiere of Avengers: Infinity War just around the corner, it seems only fitting to feature a cosplayer who rocks the comic book looks. Amy Nicole Cosplay is an award winning cosplayer who’s been …

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Artist Spotlight with… Tanya Bjork

Do you like this post?We interviewed Tanya Bjork!  The talented artist tells us about her amazing comic “Havenhurst” and it’s unique start and much more! Q.  Let’s start with the basics, when did you realize you wanted to make art your career?   I wanted to make art my career the …

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Artist Spotlight: Riana Dorsey

Do you like this post?  Riana Dorsey is an illustrator and an award winning comic artist currently from Los Angeles, CA. She is a passionate about creating artist who tries to illustrate life as she most sees it. You may have seen her work on Hashtag Comic’s new series Cloud Riders, …

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Artist Spotlight with Albert Nguyen

Do you like this post? We had the pleasure of interviewing Albert Nguyen! You can catch him at WonderCon this weekend in Anaheim… Q.  When did you first realize your talent and that you could sell your art? I remember trying to sell drawings for $1 each around middle school. …

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Catching Up With the Cosplay Parents

Do you like this post?Happy Cosplay Friday! We are back this week talking with the Cosplay Parents, Steven and Millie! Steven and Millie are a retired and wonderfully charming couple who spend their free time cosplaying and Disney bounding. Their wonderful cosplay photos have gone viral several times and they …

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Artist Spotlight… Brett Bennett!

Do you like this post?We spoke with Brett Bennett, he’s created an entire new world with his geeky mash up art.  Bennett’s art manages to make you laugh, cry, and love all at once. Q:  Walk us through your process… how do you know to match Gizmo and Totoro or van …

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Cosplay Interview with Krystina Arielle

Do you like this post?Cosplay’s brightest shining star right now is Krystina Arielle. She is a cosplayer, singer, and entertainer in Los Angeles California. She moved to LA three years ago from Columbus, Georgia and she has been cosplaying since 2013.  The reason she is such a shinning star? Her …

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Check out the latest from Regal Robot

Do you like this post?Our friends at Regal Robot have a entire new line of Star Wars themed furniture. The new line includes amazing tables and director chairs.  Regal Robot has specialized in making unique furniture from the Han Solo Carbonite Desk to the Emperor’s Throne Chair…. just in case …

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Artist Spotlight with Geoff Pascual…

Do you like this post?We interviewed watercolor extraordinaire Geoff Pascual! Q.  Which came first for you the art or the love of all things geek? I tried to think back as far as I could to when I first caught interest in art and video games, but my earliest memories consist of …

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Artist Spotlight: Rachel M. Silva

Do you like this post?We first came across Rachel Silva’s art at a local convention called Designer Con  in Southern California. Coming across her booth can only make a geek like me smile. Her various pop culture Pop Portraits are such a delight. Delicately blending fun, whimsy and flowers. Her …

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Most Impressive Social Media to Follow – TK421andMe

TK421AndMe

Do you like this post?This month’s featured social media account is one that I stumbled upon on Instagram. The account is @TK421andme, the user is Melissa Thiede. What makes this account so interesting? Melissa and “TK 421” go adventures around the world together. I wanted to learn more about Melissa …

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Q&A With Cosplay Photographer:

Do you like this post?Gil Riego Jr. is one of our favorite cosplay photographers from the Southern California Cosplay scene. You can see him at all sorts of conventions and cosplay event throughout Southern California. He has worked with some of the most popular cosplayers around and is happy to …

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Editor’s Choice 2017 Fan Vote Best Interview…

Do you like this post?Editor’s Choice 2017 Fan Vote Best Interview… Erin Lefler! “Erin Lefler started her journey in February 2017. She didn’t have hopes that any would want to see her work, but 11 months later she grew to 22k followers on instagram. Her art has been featured on Temple of …

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Temple of Geek Best of 2017

Do you like this post?We asked our Staff for the Best of 2017 Favorite Marvel moment Stacy Bishop I think Thor surprised me so much it has to be my choice Dave Hisaka Thor, to be more specific the casting of Jeff Goldbloom. Josie Price Spider-man and Iron Man’s relationship in Spider-man homecoming. …

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Ask Temple of Geek…New Year Edition

Do you like this post?We asked our staff…Who is something or someone who inspired you in 2017?   Amanda Fox Rosowki Carrie Fisher, rest in peace. She was a badass before that was a thing. She’s giving us all a loving middle finger from the great beyond.     Matthew Wells  I’m …

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Cosplayers Share Their Holiday Wish List!

Do you like this post?HAPPY COSPLAY FRIDAY! We asked some of our favorite cosplayers what they wanted for Christmas and this is what they had to say: “I’m in love with all the geeky bags by Loungefly. The Doctor Who mini backpack is absolutely adorable and perfect for a con …

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An Interview With Keiko Cosplay

Do you like this post?Happy Cosplay Friday! This week we are proud to present our interview with Keiko Cosplay. Keiko Cosplay is a dutch cosplayer with undeniable skill in her field. She crafts cosplays on everything from DC to anime. With these skills it’s a real pleasure to listen to …

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Artist Spotlight with… Joshua Schneider

Do you like this post? We spoke with Joshua Schneider from Fett.up Toys.  He’s been making amazing mash up toys and figures, take a look! Q: Where did you learn to do what you do? A: I learned tips and tricks from other artist I found on Instagram but for …

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Q&A with Cosplay Photographer Medium Blast

Do you like this post?I first met Jay Vergara through my work with ​Nerd Out back in August of 2016. He is a Freelance Writer & Photographer known as Medium Blast. Working with Nerd Out placed me at a lot of different comic book conventions across Southern California. Jay’s love of …

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Artist Interview with… Joey Spiotto

Do you like this post? We sat down with Joey Spiotto aka Joebot Illustration.  His unique blend of children’s books and geek culture have been creating a buzz on the con circuit and the artist community.  We talk porgs, art, and all things geek! Q: How did you come up …

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Interview with Miss Laneous Cosplay

Do you like this post?I first met cosplayer Miss Laneous at WonderCon 2017. She was cosplaying as a Dalek from the Doctor Who television series.  I rushed across a courtyard to catch her and take her photo. A few weeks later, I ran into her again at the Art of …

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Interview with Ben Scrivens from FRIGHT-RAGS

Do you like this post?We sat down with Ben Scrivens, President of Fright-Rags.  Fright-Rags has held the market for it’s amazing collection of Horror themed clothing.  Their collection ranges from well known John Carpenter franchises to some of the lesser known that only hard core horror fans will get.  If …

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Artist Spotlight: Erin Lefler

Do you like this post?I first came across Erin, when BBC America shared a piece of art that Erin did on their official instagram. It was a picture she created of Bill Potts from the television series Doctor Who. But I didn’t really start to pay attention to Erin, who is …

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Artist Spotlight: Regal Robot

Do you like this post?There are a ton of talented people in the geek community. The talent that comes out of this community is pretty inspiring and a lot of fun. Here at Temple Of Geek we are passionate about sharing the stories of some of those artist and creators. …

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Miss Faye and The Art of Feminine Cosplay

Do you like this post?Happy Cosplay Friday! This week we present to you a North Carolina based cosplayer who works within Comics, Anime, and Video Games. Miss Faye has been cosplaying for nearly four years. She specializes in beautiful Feminine Cosplays. Look forward to reading her answers to some pressing …

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World Cosplay Summit Representative Yuji Koi

Do you like this post?Happy Cosplay Friday! This week we present to you an internationally known cosplayer who represented her country in a huge cosplay event. Yuji Koi is a Vietnamese cosplayer currently studying abroad in Switzerland. She has been cosplaying since 2011 and holds many high accomplishments in the …

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Artist Spotlight with Chris Thorne

Do you like this post?What finally got you into doing cons and selling your art? I was working at a software developer and we had a booth at SDCC for many years. During the shows I would take my breaks and wander around Artists Alley. I had just discovered sketchcards …

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Ask our Staff…

Do you like this post?If you could live in any universe, which would you choose and why?   Danniel Slade  “My instinct is telling me to choose the Star Wars Universe because it is my favorite franchise ever. Though, this current season of Game of Thrones is making it really …

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Hyper Realistic Cosplay-Interview With HushyPlushy Cosplay

Do you like this post? Happy Cosplay Friday! This week we are featuring an interview with HushyPlushy Cosplay. HushyPlushy Cosplay is a anime cosplayer known for his hyper-realistic cosplays. He features cosplays of characters such as Sephiroth, Sesshomaru, and Ciel Phantomhive. All of his cosplays are detailed orientated and crafted down …

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Artist Spotlight with Carla Wyzgala

Do you like this post?We spoke with artist Carla Wyzgala  and got into her skull about all things art, geek, and pin-ups.  Her amazing style led to a successful collaboration with her sister and Hidden Door Comics. “Blue Eyes and the Beastling” is a 160 page graphic novel in beautiful watercolor, …

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