It’s getting to be that time again, Frocktalkers – ComicCon 2014 is almost upon us. This year, I am honored to be on a couple of panels sponsored by the Costume Designers Guild, and if you care to join us (and you SHOULD, because these panels are AWESOME), here is some more information! Long & short of it: Thursday at 5P, Friday at 1P, and Saturday at 11A, in room 23ABC – but read on!!
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Phillip Boutte is one of the hottest costume illustrators in town. With a resume that includes box-office behemoths like Inception, Man of Steel, Twilight/Breaking Dawn, and Star Trek, his rise has been meteoric. We sat down to breakfast and ended up talking about everything from new rendering programs to racism in the media. I really adore Phillip and am so excited to share this interview with you. Grab a cup of coffee and join us, won’t you?
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The Dark Lord and his minion.
Today at Comic Con was Star Wars day. It is intense, fanboy heaven, however you don’t have to be well versed in Star Wars lore to enjoy the spectacle. I have seen all six movies, some of them several times, but I don’t know a Zygerrian from a Zelosian. I arrived at Comic Con this morning with two children who have never seen the film, mind you. That didn’t stop the older one from developing a deep and profound connection with Darth Vader, a preoccupation that started a year ago, possibly from last year’s exposure to Star Wars day at Comic Con. If these kids can enjoy Star Wars day without ever having seen the movie, imagine what Star Wars day is like for fans.
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