A Conventional Upgrade: Comic Excitement Convention
An LA-based con with a $10,000 Cosplay Contest cash prize?! The brand new Comic Excitement Convention was not one to miss. Comic Excitement took over the Los Angeles Convention Center January 14-15th 2017, boasting awesome vendors, high caliber celebrity guests, a competition that had talented cosplayers vying for a shot at the grand prize, and the team behind ZombieCON the movie was there to capture every part of the excitement.
Erin Áine, Kyle F. Valle & Manny Luke of the ZombieCON team at Comic Excitement, Day #2
From jumping aboard the newest hovercraft, “Hover Star H1”…
Talk about a smoooooth ride — The Hover Star creators claim it can travel up to 5 miles and reach an altitude of 6-15 feet. Way cool.
To chatting moviemaking, armor building and anything comic-related with new friends…
(Clockwise from top right) 1. Stormtrooper business! We spent most of Day #1 chatting with these amazing cosplayers, really wonderful people, hope to con together again soon 🙂 Checkout Instagram @Stormtrooperbusiness; 2. This Lugi is the BOMB! So original! Killing it on Instagram @cave8theman); 3. They ain’t afraid of no ghost! These ghostbusters have everything – even business cards – for their ghostbusting services!) Talk about detailed cosplay!; 4. Manny and this awesome Link cosplayer must have must have chatted Link games and fandom for half an hour!! #obsessed; 5. Snapchats with new friends because look at that face! Nice guy, cool makeup/mask job — he would suddenly jump full into character and lunge out and spook the living **** out of you — scared Erin half to death. twice. So much fun!
To fun photo opportunities…
The step and repeat banner at Comic Excitement was right next to the stage hosting the $10,000 Cosplay Contest & Sunday’s Cosplay Fashion Show — Which was one of the best moments of the whole convention, with a talented DJ keeping the crowd’s energy and mood at a constant high while a nonstop stream of amazing talent walked the runway in all of our favorite anime, sci-fi movie, and comic characters…. it was a blast. Epic. We geeked out — Especially when our friend and cosplaying actress in ZombieCON Sarah Storm strutted (rocked) the contest runway as Hawkgirl — she won best superhero!!!!! Watch how she built her cosplay, instagram: @sarah_storm_cosplay and check her out in ZombieCON the movie, coming soon.
Comic Excitement 2017 Best Superhero – WINNER – Sarah Storm
… Even SUPERHERO movie, life, and business advice — Sam J. Jones “the Flash” stopped by our ZombieCON booth!!