text Cosplay : a history : the builders, fans, and makers who bring your favorite stories to life
This look at the colorful and complex history of cosplay and fandom fashion examines the relationship between franchises and the cosplayers they inspire and the technology that helps bring the details of costumes to life.
- Introduction Fandom and conventions. The origins of fandom ; Convention masquerades ; Reliving stories of the past ; Beyond Worldcon ; Trek invasion ; The summer of 1977 ; Legions of fans ; The rise of Comic-Con ; Costume play ; Mainstream accepta... Read more
- xvi, 352 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm
- Saga Press 2022