Tag Archive: Cosplay

Apr 16 2015

ECCC 2015: A first timer’s report from Emerald City Comicon

If you are a comics fan anywhere in the world, the pull of the major US con circuit becomes something of a mystical entity. Particularly if you live in Australia, where there are effectively two major cons in Supanova and Oz Comic-Con, and a smattering of other regional cons and fairs. As wonderful as they are, …

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Sep 15 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Sydney cosplay photos

By any measure, the firstOz Comic-Con in Sydney was an amazing success. Despite a slight drizzle on Saturday morning, crowds flocked to the Sydney Exhibition and Convention Centre on Glebe Island to welcome the ‘Con to our home town. Oz Comic-Con this weekend (13-14 September) was a massive deal for us, as we performed our first two …

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Jul 07 2014

Oz Comic-Con 2014: Melbourne cosplay photos and more

Has it really been a year since we last hit the Royal Exhibition Hall in Melbourne for the first day of last year’s Oz Comic-Con? And a year and a day since we went on the second day too? The short answer is yes, so it was time to head south of the New South Wales …

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Jun 15 2014

Supanova 2014: Sydney cosplay photos

Supanova has rolled back into town, and once again the The Dome at Olympic Park in Sydney was filled with costumed heroes, sexy villains, zombies, princesses and of course, zombie princesses.  The layout of the ‘con this year gave a substantially larger emphasis on local creative talent in the Artists’ Alley, where we got to …

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Sep 09 2013

Behind the Panels Video Special: SMASH! 2013 – The Cosplayers

Last month we hit up SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show, where thousands of fans, cosplayers and other punters turned up on a beautiful sunny Saturday at the Sydney Convention Centre at Darling Harbour. One of our favourite things is seeing all of the cosplayers who are enthusiastically showing their geek pride. Richard and David …

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Aug 10 2013

SMASH! 2013: Cosplay from the Sydney Manga and Anime Show

The SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show was held in Sydney today for its seventh year, bringing with it lovers of pop culture from all over Australia. Once again, Behind the Panels was there snapping away and talking to organisers, guests and lots of cosplayers. It was an amazing crop of costumes in and around the …

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Aug 08 2013

SMASH! 2013: Schedule for Sydney Manga and Anime Show this weekend

SMASH! returns for another year this weekend, bringing colour back into Sydney’s grey winter on 10 August  2013 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre (Darling Harbour). The full schedule for the event is below. If you are a cosplayer, be sure to look for us running around with a camera: we want to talk to you! …

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Jul 27 2013

SMASH! 2013: Manga and anime show returns to Sydney in August

It’s only a few weeks to go until the 7th SMASH! Sydney Manga and Anime Show, is ready to dominate Sydney’s pop-culture scene on 10 August  2013 at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre (Darling Harbour). If you buy your tickets before the end of July, you’ll get them at the discounted price. High profile guests in …

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Jul 24 2013

Behind the Panels Video Special: Supanova 2013 – The Sydney Cosplayers

Last month we hit up Supanova Sydney, where thousands of fans, cosplayers and other punters turned up to line the curved walls of The Dome at Olympic Park in Sydney. One of our favourite things is seeing all of the cosplayers who are enthusiastically showing their geek pride. Richard and David chatted with some good …

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Jul 10 2013

Oz Comic-Con 2013: Melbourne cosplay photos and more – Day 2

Oz Comic-Con completed its second year in Melbourne over the weekend (6 and 7 July 2013), and Behind the Panels was there snapping away and talking to vendors, guests and lots of cosplayers. It was an amazing crop of costumes in and around the Royal Exhibition Hall, with Harley Quinn and variations on Green Arrow being …

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Jul 09 2013

Behind The Panels Issue 64 – Supanova 2013

In this issue, Richard and David go to Supanova 2013 in Sydney. Come and meet Tom Taylor, Tristan Jones, Paul Bedford, Nicola Scott, Chris Claremont, Alex Saviuk and many more of the colourful characters and vendors that make up Supanova, the pop culture expo. Recorded live on the floor of the expo. On our next …

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