Daily Archives: May 2, 2008

GTA4 Fans Find Nico Bellic IRL!

It’s one thing when you dress up and find yourself imitating a costume for fun. It’s a whole other thing when your every day clothing seems to dictate your favorite alternate reality. This guy better watch out.

Nico Bellic look-alike from GTA4 [via gamegrep.com]

Nico Bellic Look Alike

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Amazing Fan-made Iron Man Costume

Iron Man Costume

This is probably the best fan-made costume I’ve ever seen! Custom molded and painted, this looks EXACTLY like the Iron Man suit in the movie. You can read more about the creation of this costume on the Replica Prop Forum.

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All the armor parts are fanmade out of glassfiber with strong and sharp details, then carefully painted in rich red and gold colour. The midsection armor and neckseal is made from flexible plastic, painted in rich red colours. The gloves are made of foam rubber. The helmet comes with see through eye lenses. The lenses reflect light and does not allow anyone to see your eyes.

The armor is made to fit a person approx. size 6 -6.4 foot tall with from 32 – 38 inch waistline. Ideal size: 6.2 tall, 35 inch waistline, approx. 220 lbs.

Well done, sir. You are a costume master!

Posted in art, comics, cosplay, DIY, ideas, movies, superheroes | 127 Comments

The Heather Gold Show on Steampunk at Maker Faire

Heather Gold

With Maker Faire only hours away, news is pouring in as to what we should expect. This time, they’ve got something planned for the steampunk fans.

Comedian and self-proclaimed geek Heather Gold is broadcasting a live show from Maker with a panel of steampunk senseis that are sure to answer your questions and get you thinking about the forward progress of steampunk DIY.

Steampunk tinkerer and master of The Steampunk Workshop, Jake Von Slatt, will be in attendance. Heather will also be discussing matters with Steampunk Magazine editor and purveyor of authentic steampunk fashion Libby Bulloff as well as Abney Park lead vocalist Captain Robert.

The agenda is to dig deeper into steampunk culture, address the emergence factor, discuss it’s place in modern pop culture, and get down to the nitty gritty of this cultural disguise that is capturing more and more.

The panel will be at 4:00 p.m. at Maker Faire, and Abney Park will be playing the event. If you have golden tickets, bring us back some videos!

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