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  • Bullying in the U.K. Cosplay Scene: What Can Be Done?

    Bullying in the U.K. Cosplay Scene: What Can Be Done?2

    Cosplay in the UK has been going on for long time, and I have found myself being involved in it, to a greater or lesser extent, for the last decade. I love cosplay. I love making it. I love wearing it. I love seeing what other people do with it. It has helped me become

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  • Kingdom: Aux Drift – A Study in Power Fantasies

    Kingdom: Aux Drift – A Study in Power Fantasies0

    Kingdom: Aux Drift Dan Abnett (Writer), Richard Elson (Artist) 2000AD March 8, 2017 Kingdom: Aux Drift is the fifth installment of the Kingdom series by Dan Abnett and Richard Elson. The series follows Gene the Hackman, a part-dog, part-human hybrid known as Aux, as he makes his way through the post-apocalyptic wasteland that was once Earth,

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  • A Whistle-stop History of Fanfiction: Part 3

    A Whistle-stop History of Fanfiction: Part 30

    Previously on The Whistle-stop History of Fanfiction, we have talked about the Bronte Sisters creating fictional worlds for Wellington to dash around in, the Austen Family writing fic for the lovely Jane, if Star Trek is the granddaddy of fandom, and does the Tolkien Society need to get over itself? See parts one and two

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  • EGX Rezzed Con Diary: The Changing Face of Gaming

    EGX Rezzed Con Diary: The Changing Face of Gaming0

    I have never been to a gaming convention. I come from a comics and literature con background–sci-fi at a push–but a video game convention? EGX Rezzed is an industry-based event, promoting new games, showing off the demos that people have spent years putting together, and putting Square Enix and Nintendo next to the tiny indie

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