Anna S – Featured Cosplayer Interview

Anna S

Anna S as Psylocke (photo by Ian Blyth)

There are many talented models and performers who bring their love & enthusiasm to dressing up as their favorite characters. Comic Book Critic will regularly showcase a performer who embodies this spirit of cosplaying.

Whether it’s creating the costume from scratch, altering the appearance of an existing one, or just getting into character, these performers spend a lot of time and effort on their craft. As much as we all enjoy seeing our favorite fictional characters represented in real life, let’s not forget the behind-the-scenes work that goes into that portrayal.

One thing is for certain though, their love of cosplaying shines through in their work.

The Comic Book Critic Featured Cosplayer Interview this week is:

Anna S from London, UK

Anna S as Zatanna

Anna S is an avid comic book reader and gamer who has been cosplaying for roughly 2 years now and she has a great lineup of costumes that she cosplays at conventions all around the UK. Even though Anna is a wonderful cosplayer, it’s just one of her many talents which also include writing and photography.

She has worked on a comic series which she hopes to get off the ground soon and is constantly striving to improve her sewing skills to make better cosplays. We think she’s already made some excellent ones.

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Review: 47 Ronin #1 (Dark Horse)

47 Ronin #1 Review

47 Ronin #1 CoverWriter: Mike Richardson
Artist: Stan Sakai
Cover Artist: Stan Sakai
Editorial Consultant: Kazuo Koike
Colors: Lovern Kindzierski
Letters: Tom Orzechowski, Lois Buhalis
Editor: Diana Schutz

Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Date: November 2012
Cover Price: $3.99

Title: “The Tale of the Loyal Retainers – Book One

I am always wary when it comes to westerners writing about Asia. Experience with superheroes visiting Asia has taught me to be cautious. The book, written by Mike Richardson and artwork by Stan Sakai, appears to be well researched, well written and beautifully illustrated.

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