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Heroic haute messes.
Cat burglar couture.
Sass in masks.
Clothes combat.
Sidekicks in sweet kicks.
Model turns and spinning transformations.

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BETTY FELON

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I'm also the resident Superheroic Sartorialist at ComicsAlliance.

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10 September 14
bettyfelon:

Boston Comic Con 2014 haul: Batman ‘66 pins, by Jonathan Reincke (tumblr)
(via BETTY FELON: Convention Recap: Boston Comic Con 2014)

bettyfelon:

Boston Comic Con 2014 haul: Batman ‘66 pins, by Jonathan Reincke (tumblr)

(via BETTY FELON: Convention Recap: Boston Comic Con 2014)

Reblogged: bettyfelon

5 September 14

bettyfelon:

WHAT I WORE: Boston Comic Con 2014

FRIDAY - Magical Girl x Batgirl:
Batman bow (handmade) / moto jacket (Forever 21) / Batman ring (eBay) / Oh Snap! shirt (Sarah Hiraki) / Batman ‘66 utility belt (Mattel) / pink pleated skirt (H&M) / grey tights (Urban Outfitters) / yellow boots (Dr. Martens)

SUNDAY - last-minute Donna Troy:
gold bow (handmade) / star chain ear cuff (H&M) / red bodycon dress (H&M) / gold star pin/clip (Bonjour Honey) / gold bracelets (eBay) / heart chain belt (eBay) / gold crossbody purse (H&M) / black boots (Rainbow)

I also wore Batmangirl on Saturday, but y’all already know what that looks like.

Check out my full recap of Boston Comic Con 2014 on my blog!

Reblogged: bettyfelon

15 August 14
bettyfelon:

LAST-MINUTE TEENAGE TITAN JUSTICE LEAGUE BABIES at Boston Comic Con

L to R: Joe as Superboy, Jordan as Robin, Betty as Wonder Girl, & Maris as Batgirl ☆

I have a bunch of photos that I still need to edit from Boston Comic Con, but here’s what my friends and I wore on the last day of the con ☆

bettyfelon:

LAST-MINUTE TEENAGE TITAN JUSTICE LEAGUE BABIES at Boston Comic Con

L to R: Joe as Superboy, Jordan as Robin, Betty as Wonder Girl, & Maris as Batgirl ☆

I have a bunch of photos that I still need to edit from Boston Comic Con, but here’s what my friends and I wore on the last day of the con ☆

Reblogged: bettyfelon

14 August 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): BOSTON COMIC CON 2014 EDITION
Compiled by Betty Felon
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at Boston Comic Con, and we were there to check out the show as well as capture some of the stellar cosplay on display.
SEE OUR COSPLAY PHOTOS FROM BOSTON COMIC CON 2014

Check out all of the amazing cosplayers I ran into at Boston Comic Con! ☆

comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): BOSTON COMIC CON 2014 EDITION

Compiled by Betty Felon

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at Boston Comic Con, and we were there to check out the show as well as capture some of the stellar cosplay on display.

SEE OUR COSPLAY PHOTOS FROM BOSTON COMIC CON 2014

Check out all of the amazing cosplayers I ran into at Boston Comic Con! ☆

Reblogged: comicsalliance

13 February 14
bettyfelon:

BETTY FELON: 2014 Convention Schedule
Mar. 21 - 23: Anime Boston
Apr. 5 - 6: MoCCA Arts Fest
June 20 - 22: HeroesCon
Aug. 8 - 10: Boston Comic Con
Oct. 9 - 12: New York Comic Con
Sept. (TBA): MICE (Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo)
Nov. (TBA): Super MegaFest 
We’re skipping out on San Diego Comic Con this year and opting for HeroesCon instead, which is already friendlier to our bank accounts and our schedules (especially now that Jordan & I are traveling Boston ↔ Austin every other month or so~).
I wrote more words about SDCC & HeroesCon on my blog or whatever, but let me know if you’re going to any of these cons~

bettyfelon:

BETTY FELON: 2014 Convention Schedule

We’re skipping out on San Diego Comic Con this year and opting for HeroesCon instead, which is already friendlier to our bank accounts and our schedules (especially now that Jordan & I are traveling Boston ↔ Austin every other month or so~).

I wrote more words about SDCC & HeroesCon on my blog or whatever, but let me know if you’re going to any of these cons~

Reblogged: bettyfelon

6 August 13
comicsalliance:

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 08.05.13 - Boston Comic Con Edition!
By Bethany Fong
As you know from our weekly Best Cosplay Ever feature, we are big fans of cosplay at ComicsAlliance. The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at Boston Comic Con, and you’d better believe our own Bethany Fong is on hand to document as much as she can. The convention (which was originally scheduled back in April at the Hynes Convention Center) was postponed and relocated to the Seaport World Trade Center after security concerns in conjunction with the Boston Marathon Bombings. Regardless of the turmoil and grief that Boston experienced a mere few months ago, Boston Comic Con pulled in a great attendance, including some of Boston’s finest cosplayers.
Check out some of Boston Comic Con’s best cosplay on ComicsAlliance!
ABOVE: Jubilee, cosplayed by Ming Doyle

I plan on posting a full recap of Boston Comic Con on my blog soon, but for now, check out the cosplay photos that I managed to capture within the crowded exhibit hall at Boston Comic Con :)

comicsalliance:

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) - 08.05.13 - Boston Comic Con Edition!

By Bethany Fong

As you know from our weekly Best Cosplay Ever feature, we are big fans of cosplay at ComicsAlliance. The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at Boston Comic Con, and you’d better believe our own Bethany Fong is on hand to document as much as she can. The convention (which was originally scheduled back in April at the Hynes Convention Center) was postponed and relocated to the Seaport World Trade Center after security concerns in conjunction with the Boston Marathon Bombings. Regardless of the turmoil and grief that Boston experienced a mere few months ago, Boston Comic Con pulled in a great attendance, including some of Boston’s finest cosplayers.

Check out some of Boston Comic Con’s best cosplay on ComicsAlliance!

ABOVE: Jubilee, cosplayed by Ming Doyle

I plan on posting a full recap of Boston Comic Con on my blog soon, but for now, check out the cosplay photos that I managed to capture within the crowded exhibit hall at Boston Comic Con :)

Reblogged: comicsalliance

19 April 13
mingdoyle:

Boston comic fans! Tomorrow, 11 AM - 4 PM, at Comicazi in Davis Square on the Red Line! Come see us!

I’ll be swinging by tomorrow :D

mingdoyle:

Boston comic fans! Tomorrow, 11 AM - 4 PM, at Comicazi in Davis Square on the Red Line! Come see us!

I’ll be swinging by tomorrow :D

Reblogged: mingdoyle

Posted: 4:54 PM

Boston Comic Con update: Canceled, To Be Rescheduled.

FYI: due to recent events, Boston Comic Con is canceled this weekend (April 20th - 21st) and will be rescheduled to a later date.

For more information: Boston Comic Con’s official website, Twitter, and Facebook.

Be safe, everyone.

17 April 13
Despite the recent tragedy in Boston, Boston Comic Con is still scheduled as plan this coming weekend (April 20th - 21st). However, be sure to follow Boston Comic Con on Twitter and Facebook for any updates concerning the status of the convention and general security precautions. As of now, please be mindful of bringing prop-weapons to the convention and on public transit - if you have any qualms about whether your cosplay prop will be permitted into the convention center, please contact Boston Comic Con.
As for myself, I will be attending the convention the entire weekend - I will be photographing cosplayers and covering the event for ComicsAlliance. I will also be cosplaying on Saturday with AK and the Boyfriend Wonder, so be sure to say hi if you spot us this weekend!
Are any of you guys attending Boston Comic Con this weekend?Feel free to drop me a line if you are :)
Above: Boston Comic Con 2013 t-shirt design, by Tim Sale [on sale at Boston Comic Con this weekend]

**APRIL 19TH, 2013 UPDATE**
Boston Comic Con has officially been canceled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

Despite the recent tragedy in Boston, Boston Comic Con is still scheduled as plan this coming weekend (April 20th - 21st). However, be sure to follow Boston Comic Con on Twitter and Facebook for any updates concerning the status of the convention and general security precautions. As of now, please be mindful of bringing prop-weapons to the convention and on public transit - if you have any qualms about whether your cosplay prop will be permitted into the convention center, please contact Boston Comic Con.

As for myself, I will be attending the convention the entire weekend - I will be photographing cosplayers and covering the event for ComicsAlliance. I will also be cosplaying on Saturday with AK and the Boyfriend Wonder, so be sure to say hi if you spot us this weekend!

Are any of you guys attending Boston Comic Con this weekend?
Feel free to drop me a line if you are :)

Above: Boston Comic Con 2013 t-shirt design, by Tim Sale [on sale at Boston Comic Con this weekend]

**APRIL 19TH, 2013 UPDATE**

Boston Comic Con has officially been canceled and will be rescheduled to a later date.

25 February 13
2013 Conventions & Events
Since convention season is right around the corner, I figured that it’s about time that I posted my convention/events schedule for 2013. Be sure to let me know if you are planning to attend any of these conventions :D
As always, I will have my camera in tow, so if any of you are attending these conventions, you better look sharp (whether you’re attending as a cosplayer or a civilian) - your ensemble may be featured on Fashion Tips From Comic Strips!
Events listed in bold = definite attendance.Events listed in italics = tentative.
PAX EastMarch 22 - 24, 2013@ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
MoCCA FestivalApril 6 - 7, 2013@ the 69th Regiment Armory [NYC]
Boston Comic ConApril 20 - 21, 2013@ Hynes Convention Center
Free Comic Book DayMay 5, 2013@ New England Comics [Brookline, MA]
Anime BostonMay 24 - 26, 2013@ Hynes Convention Center
San Diego Comic ConJuly 18 – 21, 2013@ San Diego Convention Center
New York Comic ConOctober 10 – 13, 2012@ Jacob K. Javits Center
Rhode Island Comic ConNovember 2 - 3, 2013@ Rhode Island Convention Center
Super MegaFestDates TBA@ Sheraton Framingham Hotel

2013 Conventions & Events

Since convention season is right around the corner, I figured that it’s about time that I posted my convention/events schedule for 2013. Be sure to let me know if you are planning to attend any of these conventions :D

As always, I will have my camera in tow, so if any of you are attending these conventions, you better look sharp (whether you’re attending as a cosplayer or a civilian) - your ensemble may be featured on Fashion Tips From Comic Strips!

Events listed in bold = definite attendance.
Events listed in italics = tentative.

(Source: bettyfelon.com)

Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh