Tag: cosplay

Weekend In Review: AdeptiCon 2024

Posted: March 29, 2024 at 3:12 pm   /   Conventions, Convention Reviews

Another new convention in the books! Currently hosted in Schaumburg, Illinois, AdeptiCon has grown over the last 20 years to be one of the biggest miniature wargaming conventions in the world. And after hearing the hype from our gaming friends, the Calamity Crew wanted to see what it’s all about. AdeptiCon featured all the passion […]

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DragonCon 2023 – Weekend in Review

Posted: September 8, 2023 at 2:51 pm   /   Conventions, Convention Reviews

Our adventure began months ago. Meticulous thought, plotting, and scheming went into planning the perfect con experience… Nah, just kidding. It’s DragonCon! No matter our plans, we’re going to have some great stories.  Before I get into the daily recaps, I have a bit of advice for people trying to budget for this massive event. […]

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Weekend in Review: C2E2 2023

Posted: April 7, 2023 at 6:30 am   /   Convention Reviews

After another off-year, the Calamity Crew made it back to where it all started… the Chicago Comics and Entertainment Expo. We may not be able to attend every year, but this con will always hold a spot at the top of our list. Between the gigantic vendor hall, the great programming, the celebrity guests, and […]

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Weekend in Review: DragonCon 2022

Posted: September 14, 2022 at 4:06 pm   /   Convention Reviews

Welcome, friends, to another tale of the trials and tribulations in a strange, funny, and magical place called DragonCon! I’m writing this recap almost a week post-con and have had my brain microwaved by Covid fever for the past few days. It may get a little weird… But hey, DragonCon is the home of the […]

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Celebs, Creators, and Cosplay on Display at Fan Expo St. Louis 2022 (Weekend in Review)

Posted: May 20, 2022 at 6:24 am   /   Convention Reviews, Conventions

For the first time since 2019, the America’s Center was filled with nerd life. After acquiring Wizard World last year, Fan Expo brought a great show to downtown Saint Louis. The entry procedures were easy, the floor was well organized, and the programming rivaled some of the best cons I’ve been to. The guest list […]

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Fan Expo St. Louis Makes Exciting Debut This Week!

Posted: May 9, 2022 at 12:51 pm   /   St. Louis Events

Fans of comics, movies, animation, and everything pop culture have been anxiously awaiting the premiere of Fan Expo St. Louis, arriving at the America’s Center downtown this Friday through Saturday (May 13-15). Last year it was announced that Wizard World was joining the Fan Expo Family, hence the new name – and plenty of fantastic […]

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Dragon Con 2021 Cosplay Gallery

Posted: September 27, 2021 at 8:30 am   /   Convention Reviews

We had a blast at Dragon Con 2021, and captured a ton of great cosplay as usual! Check out the entire gallery below! All Photos by Justin Staggs.

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DragonCon 2021 – A Weekend to Remember

Posted: September 15, 2021 at 8:59 am   /   Convention Reviews

In the wake of this global pandemic, our social landscape has been forever changed. We strive for some kind of normalcy, but 17 months is a very long time. Nothing is quite as it was in the days before Covid. Comic, gaming, and entertainment conventions are now seen in a whole new light. Nerds have […]

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Wizard World Returning to St. Louis in 2022 as FAN EXPO St. Louis

Posted: August 10, 2021 at 10:24 am   /   St. Louis Events

On Tuesday morning, FAN EXPO HQ announced they are adding six new shows to their portfolio of fan conventions, including Wizard World St. Louis – now making them the largest producer of comic cons in the world. Wizard World made its St. Louis debut in 2013, bringing the likes of Stan Lee, Jason Momoa, Sebastian […]

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C2E2 2020: A Weekend In Review

Posted: March 5, 2020 at 11:35 am   /   Convention Reviews

My mind is still sputtering out of control, attempting to wrap itself around all of the amazing moments from C2E2. This con is special to me for so many reasons, and getting to attend again has made me so happy. C2E2 2017 was my first con outside of St. Louis, my first venture out to […]

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