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Best Cosplays from Long Beach Comic

Do you like this post?We bring you some of our absolute favorite cosplays from Long Beach Comic Con 2017. Which one was your favorite? Let us know in the comments!   Monica Duarte Born and raised under the California sun. Monica can be found around the Southern California comic book …

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Anime CTX: Pros and Cons of Pro-Cons

Do you like this post?I recently got to visit Anime CTX in Round Rock, Texas. It was lots of fun to visit a newer and smaller convention than what I’m used to. Here I’d like to lay out what I think the organizers of the con did right and what …

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Aloha, Comic Con Honolulu!

Do you like this post?Hawaii is experiencing a boom in comic book conventions and just this past weekend, July 28th through 30th, fans were treated to the guests and fun of Comic Con Honolulu.   For having only been around a few years, Comic Con Honolulu has been steadily growing …

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Top 10 Tips For Surviving SDCC

Do you like this post?The long anticipated arrival of SDCC is right around the corner. Literally right around the corner as tomorrow marks the beginning of SDCC. If you’re one of those con-goers standing in the long lines to get tickets, you may be questioning why you chose to do …

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Cosplaying on a Budget: What to Consider

Do you like this post?Cosplaying without a budget is like eating a three pound bag of gummy bears in one session. Fun in the moment, but ultimately there will be consequences. In cosplaying without a budget’s case, the consequences are usually looking at your bank account and seeing a negative …

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Cosplay in 2017: Predictions and Trends

Do you like this post?As the first day of spring  has come and passed another season is announced, cosplay season.  Every year around this time cosplayers start to show off the costumes they’ve been grinding on for the past months. And every year we see cosplay trends explode! With six Marvel …

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Long Beach Comic Con – Sept. 17th & 18th – Highlights

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Do you like this post?The 8th Annual Long Beach Comic Con will take place Saturday, September 17th and 18th, 2016 at the Long Beach Convention Center. This year’s convention will feature an impressive array of more than 120 pop culture guests, more than 130 panels, and unique partnerships with the Columbia Memorial …

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NerdCon 2016 – A Show for Nerds by Nerds

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Do you like this post?NerdCon began back in 2014 when 4 Nerds decided to build a nerd convention from the ground up for other nerds like them. This idea transformed into what is now their motto “A Show for Nerds by Nerds.” By creating this convention and continuing to be …

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Anime Fest 2016

Do you like this post?Anime Fest was held at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel on August 12th-15th. I arrived with my friends at the hotel Friday afternoon and it was the most clustered I had seen the hotel all weekend. Parking and valet garage full, about a 15 minute wait to …

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MCM London Comic Con 2016 – A Day On

Do you like this post?On the last weekend in May, a record-breaking 133,156 people showed up at the Excel Centre in London to attend MCM London Comic Con; a three day pop-culture affair. I was fortunate enough to be granted press passes to the event and here are the photos and videos I collected …

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See William Shatner for Free at Fan Expo Dallas

Do you like this post?Celebrating Star Trek’s 50th Anniversary, Legendary Captain Kirk to Officially Open Convention with Free Presentation on June 3     DALLAS, DATE – Half a century ago, Capt. James T. Kirk and his brave crew embarked on a 5-year mission into the final frontier, exploring strange …

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Hero Con Toy Show – March 5th 2016

Do you like this post?Temple of Geek we be hitting up the streets of Austin Texas to attend a Toy Show! Our friends, Hero Con will be putting on the show. This would not be Hero Con without Cosplay. Hero Con announced that they will have special cosplay guests on …

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Cosplayers of the 2016 Long Beach Comic Expo

Do you like this post?Cosplaying is perhaps one of the most unique things I have ever seen. Sure I have seen people dress up for Halloween or costume parties, but Cosplaying is something entirely different. The people who put together these cosplays spend months, sometimes even years perfecting every aspect …

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ToG at the Con – Dallas Fan Days 2016

Do you like this post? Another year, another con for the Temple of Geek crew. This year, Jeff and myself headed to Irving Texas for Fan Days 2016. This year’s featured guest, Stephen Amell! We arrived at the Irving Convention Center and met with Susan Friedman and her staff with the Gentry …

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Cosplay Connection Episode 3 – Lonstermash

Do you like this post?In this episode of Cosplay Connection, I got the opportunity to sit down with Lonstermash to get his cosplay origin story and what he has been up to since he started cosplaying. I first saw Lonstermash at this years D23 Expo in Anaheim, CA. He was …

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ToG at the Con – Dallas Fan Days 2015

Do you like this post? On Saturday, October 17 2015, Temple of Geek took a trip to Dallas. It was a journey that played out like a Greek tragedy but that’s a tale for another time my friends. The Irving center was packed with three floors of geeky goodness. We hit the …

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Nerd-Con 2015 – A Convention for Nerds by Nerds

Do you like this post?Nerd-Con 2015 is described as one of “the quickest growing Nerd Convention[s] in Southern California, for Nerds by Nerds.” According to the Nerd-Con Facebook page description, 4 Nerds came up with the idea to put on a nerd convention completely built from the ground up only by nerds. …

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Thirty Somethings with Attitudes

Do you like this post?Tog was in the ATX hitting the mean streets of the Lone Star’s Capital City today.  Spirits were high as we were finally closing in on the elusive David Fielding, aka Zordon, who was the featured guest at this year’s Hero Con.  Feeling a bit antsy, …

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Sunday Funday or Those Damn Amateurs

Do you like this post?Temple of Geek had a strong showing at the Dallas Comic Con this year. With different teams there on different days with different agendas. On Sunday, Team Slade was itching to take this baby to the next level. With our “wish list” just scoffed at and …

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ToG at the Con – The Hot Con 2015

Do you like this post?Well the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco has come and gone. The celebrities awaited enthusiastic fans, a small army of cosplayers entertained the masses, and vendors showcased treasures that spanned many genres maybe even space and time itself. Nichelle Nichols, aka Lt. Uhura, still …

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The Hot Con 2015 (Sun)

Do you like this post?Our second day at the convention was just as fun as our first! Here are some of the cos-players that were present on Sunday! Danniel Slade Slade started Temple of Geek in 2012 with his friend as a podcast. Since then, it has become a lot …

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The Hot Con 2015 (Sat)

Do you like this post?We just got back from the Heart of Texas Comic Con 2015 and here are some of the cosplayers and fans that spoke with while we were attending. Danniel Slade Slade started Temple of Geek in 2012 with his friend as a podcast. Since then, it …

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