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So..MORE AWESOME Nerdy NEWS! GeekOutNola is Hosting its 2nd Annual Cosplay MeetUp at ESSENCE FESTIVAL on Sunday, July 7th at Hall C in the Convention Center.
It’s Free & IT WILL BE THE MOST FUN YOU’VE EVER EXPERIENCED!!
WE INVITE YOU ALL to GEEK OUT with Us at Cosplay Magick MeetUp at ESSENCE FEST 2019!!!
MeetUp will be a gathering of awesome folks in cosplay!
Here’s What You Need to Know!
📝FAQ: Cosplay Basics 101🤓
What is Cosplay?
“Costume-Play” basically when you “dress up” in the outfit of a fictional character
(ex: Dressing Up as DC’s “CatWoman” for Halloween)
Who Can I Cosplay As?
Anybody You Want!
For Our EVENT: Cosplay Magick MeetUp Essence Festival 2019
We HIGHLY ENCOURAGED Participants to cosplay as a BLACK or BROWN CHARACTER from Any Anime, 90s Cartoon, Video Game or TV show to show folks that black & brown geeks & characters exist!
Here’s Some Great Characters YOU COULD BE!
Numbah 5 (Cartoon)
Yoruichi from Bleach (Anime)
Miles Morales: Spider Man (Comic)
Lt. Uhura from Star Trek (TV Show)
Lt. Burham from Star Trek Discovery *BONUS* (TV show)
Bow from Shera & Princesses of Power (Cartoon)
Stevonnie from Steven Universe (Cartoon)
Katara & Soka from Legend of Avatar: Last Airbender (Anime)
AnyCastMember of Black Panther *Wakanda Forever” (Movie)
Princess Tiana & Prince Naveen (Disney. NOLA Represent!🐸👑)
REMEMBER!! These Are JUST Suggestions! (Find Characters You Like & Want to Cosplay!!)
How Do You Cosplay on a Budget?! 💰
Best Way to Cosplay & Save $$$ Do a Closet/Casual Cosplay!
Use Clothes That You Already Have in Your Closet & Make Your Cosplay.
Typically Pick a Character with a Simple Outfit/Makeup
Need More Ideas?
Check Out This Twitter/IG Mvment:👉👉 #28DaysofBlackCosplay
ITS REALLY REAL
Need Some More Inspiration?
Check Out Our Favorite Cosplayers from BlerdfestNOLA, Quirkcon, & BeyonD!
Cosplayers to Check OUT! 🤔🤔🤔
ThouartNuli (IG & YouTube) as Storm 90s
Afro Queen Cosplay (IG) as Lion
Miles_Jai (IG & Youtube) as Inuyasha
Jbatman1220 (IG) (NOLA-based) as NightCrawler Xmen
_amazing_david_ (IG) as Aladdin
NOW YOU ARE READY!
See You at Essence Fest on Sunday, July 7th!!
*Pause* *Just SO YOU KNOW*
Any Questions or Concerns or Comments????
Share Them By Email or DM at 👉 @geekoutnola
(we wanna hear from you!)
SpreadDaWord & SpreadDaLove!!
Your Geeky Friend,