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SDCC 2018 Prep: Costume Designers Guild Panels Announcement + Cosplay Love

Calling all who appreciate costumes in movies and television!

The Costume Designers Guild will be hosting three panels this year as well as a full booth in the Exhibit Hall that will showcase Nikia’s Dora Milaje costume from Black Panther, as well as the flash costume from Justice League. This year will be your chance to meet and greet creatives such as costume designers, Ruth Carter (Black Panther, Serenity) and Amanda Riley (Supergirl, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.), and costume illustrators, Phillip Boutté Jr. (Black Panther, Captain Marvel), Luca Nemolato (The Shape of Water, Westworld) and many, many more! Check out all the details below.

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SDCC 2011, Lady Geeks!

I was very much excited to go to our first day of Comic Con and rallied Gizzy out of bed early in order to pick up our badges and try to hit panels in the morning. We managed to get to the convention center a few minutes before 10am but it definitely was not enough time to hit any of the 10am panels we planned on. Unfortunately, we couldn’t get into’s Hobbit panel because the room was already full with a line for the panel following it — which had Felicia Day, which is why everyone was trying to get into the room.

It was a difficult year to attend panels because even the smaller ones have lines now and you have to be there at least an hour in advance for everything. Needless to say, I only managed to get into two (and a half-ishies) panel that entire day. Good grief!

SDCC 2011, Day One
Only at Comic Con can giant, plastic bags could be considered sexy.

Oh You Sexy Geek!

We settled down at the Oh You Sexy Geek! panel which we thought pertained to us as it was a discussion involving lady geeks and our “controversial” presence in the geek world. The panel was moderated by Katrina Hill aka ActionChick and the panelists included: Adrienne Curry (America’s Next Top Model), Bonnie Burton (Lucas Film), Clare Grant (Team Unicorn), Kiala Kazebee (Nerdist), Clare Kramer, Jill Pantozzi (The Nerdy Bird), Jennifer K. Stuller (Ink Stained) and Chris Gore (G4TV). Plus, Seth Green, who hi-jacked the panel for a few minutes.

The panelists touched on topics that have already been discussed by female bloggers online, including: what is the meaning of pandering? Why is it so offensive for geek girls to be sexy? Is sexy cosplay just for attention-seeking-girls or a way for girls to feel good about themselves?

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