FIRST was MegaCon, so here are some highlights:
^ Our own Thom Parham in his great Prince of Persia costume!!!
^ Zack Santiago in the Nightwing suit I made for him.
^ Meeting up with the She Hulks and Cyclops on the way into the con!
^ Me with Mystique (shades of things to come!!!!)
^ Awesome Scott Pilgrim group!!!
^ Robin the boy wonder meets Kitty Pryde and Lockheed.
^ Brock Samson, with H3lper.
Seeing as how both of these events were so close this year, and I was slammed with commission work right up to the first day of MegaCon, I had to have costumes that would work for both the con and Mardi Gras. George came up with the solution kinda by accident, by telling me he wanted to be Storm. So the answer ... CROSSPLAY X-MEN!
Our friend, Michelle, wore the Daken costume I made for our Dark X-Men group in 2009, and George sported the mohawk look from his favorite run of the X-Men comics. I based my Mystique on the Sideshow Collectibles statue inspired by the solo comics series. George and I also did these Saturday evening at MegaCon, and we are hoping to pull together a bigger crossplay group later this year at Dragon Con. And we happened to run into this fantastic Predator in the French Quarter.
Lots more photos here: http://s17.photobucket.com/albums/b99/blackmanta/MegaCon%20and%20Mardi%20Gras%202012/