Cosplayer in a realistic Ron Jeremy mask

By far the most uncanny and arresting cosplayer I've seen at any Comic-Con was this young woman in an incredibly realistic latex Ron Jeremy mask, from Hyperflesh. I mean, wow.

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Frankenstein rat-racer tee glows in the dark

Spotted at Comic-Con: Captainyolk's Big-Daddy-Roth-alike Frankstein-in-a-rat-racer tee. Glows in the dark! $25 on Etsy.

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Texas: the America of America tee

Spotted at Comic-Con: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal's "Texas: The America of America" tee. Don't mess with it. $19, designed by Shawn Coss.

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Cthulhu bandannas

Spotted at Comic-Con: Arkham Bazaar's do-rags for great-old-one cultists. They look great in person, a real double-take on the classic elaborated bandanna design. Subtle, like all things cthulhoid. $10, comes in red, black, or Cthluhu green.

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Physics comics for kids, with classroom guides

Spotted at Comic-Con: Spectra, a series of well-done, smart comics about physics from the nonprofit American Physical Society. The art is great, the content is great, and leads to good, illuminating experiments you can do with household objects. They're free downloads, along with supplementary classroom materials, and you order signed hardcopies, too.

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EFF's guide to Comic-Con

Headed to San Diego? The EFF Guide to San Diego Comic-Con is a thorough guide to where to go to hear about comics and free expression, meet friends of the EFF, learn about surveillance and privacy, and find like-minded civil liberties comic geeks. Read the rest

Cory speaking in San Diego on Tuesday; Comic-Con on Thu and Fri

Hey, San Diego! I'm in town, teaching the Clarion Writing Workshop, and tomorrow (Tuesday) night at 7PM, I'll be appearing at Mysterious Galaxy as part of Clarion's speaker series. And if you're coming to Comic-Con, you can catch me on Thursday and Friday. Read the rest

Cory at Reddit AMA, San Diego Comic-Con, and Mysterious Galaxy in San Diego

This Thursday, I'll be doing a Reddit AMA with a bunch of authors from the current Humble Ebook Bundle, at 1230h Eastern/0930h Pacific/1730h UK. Then I head to San Diego to teach the Clarion Workshop, and I'll be taking part in the instructor's lecture series at the Mysterious Galaxy bookstore, speaking on July 16 at 7PM. And then I'll be at ComicCon, speaking on the Ode to Nerds panel in Room 6A on July 18 at 1345h and signing at 17h. All my upcoming gigs are listed here, in case you want to see where I'll be next. I hope to see you! Read the rest

Kick-ass They Live cosplayers

Here are a couple of amazing They Live cosplayers from this year's San Diego Comic-Con -- the shirts and bags really make the outfits.

r/movies wouldn't allow it, so here it is. My favorite cosplay from Comic-con! (

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San Diego Comic Con Roundup: Day -1

Unfortunately, I am not at San Diego Comic-Con to cover it because, well, I am in New York. But in my travels through the internet today, I've found some interesting developments leading into Preview Night tonight. For starters: a logo for the new Evil Dead. Read the rest