East Coast Comic Expo

East Coast Comic Expo is a growing Comic Centric Convention that is held in Moncton NB annually usually on the long weekend in May. Again this year my husband Ken (buriedbybricks) Robichaud had a table with his amazing lego creations and I was there taking photos of some of the very talented cosplayers.

buriedbybricks lego display featuring various comic related MOCs

buriedbybricks lego display featuring various comic related MOCs

There were many special comic book guests such as Nick Bradshaw (artist for Wolverine and The X-Men), Ken Lashey (artist for Superman), Dave Ross (artist for Iron Man), J Torres (writer for Teen Titans Go!), Faith Erin Hicks (artist for The Adventures of Superhero Girl), Stuart Immonen (Artist for All-New Captain America) and last but not least Kathryn Immonen (writer for Operation S.I.N). All of whom were willing to do autographs, sketches and just chat for a few minutes with their fans.

A few of the featured comic book artists at the Where Monsters Dwell Podcast pannel

A few of the featured comic book artists at the Where Monsters Dwell Podcast pannel

In addition to these amazing artists and writers, the creator of Captain Canuck, Richard Comely was there with the launch of the new Captain Canuck series and a ton of Captain Canuck swag for fans. My son was particularly proud to have Mr. Comely, (“the creator of his hero” in his words) do a sketch on a blank cover of his summer special.

Captain Canuck Sketch Cover Richard Comely did for my son Odin

Captain Canuck Sketch Cover Richard Comely did for my son Odin

As always there was a number of fasinating and talented artist alley creators and artists selling their wares and art. Some of my favourites were Poopsmoothie, Brain Slug, and of course Karibu Illustrations a who we did feature on last week before ECCE. If you have a moment check out their websites.

While I didn’t take many photos inside of the artists and exhibitors (I was too busy just enjoying looking at their stuff ) I did have the opportunity to photograph many of the cosplayers outdoors around the convention center.  If you would like to see all of the images from ECCE please visit my ECCE Shoot Proof Gallery If I took your image and you would like to download a copy I am happy to offer it as a free download from this gallery. Simply click on your photo (or multiple photos) and select download. Should you wish to purchase prints you can do so there as well, otherwise your downloads are certainly printable at your favourite photolab with my kindest regards.

Here are a few a my favourites.

Death of Phoenix with Wolverine

Phoenix dies in Wolverine’s arms

Marvel Cosplayers

Lady Sif & Starlord

Lady Sif & StarLord

Spider Gwen, Fury Fox & Captain America

Spider Gwen, Fury Fox & Captain America

Rogue with Wolverine & Cyclops

Rogue with Wolverine & Cyclops

Nyobi, Deathstroke, Captain America

Nyobi, Deathstroke, Captain America

Squirel Girl, Bat Woman and The Queen of Hearts

Squirel Girl, Bat Woman and The Queen of Hearts

Destro & Baroness

Destro & Baroness

Robin & Supergirl

Robin & Supergirl

Poison Ivy & Spider Gwen

Poison Ivy & Spider Gwen

There were a lot more amazing cosplays that I captured this year. To see the entire gallery please visit my ECCE Shoot Proof Gallery.  Thank you again to all of the cosplayers who took time out of their day to allow me to photograph them.

We are really looking forward to attending and being a part of ECCE 2016 next year.

In addition to photographing cosplayers at events effective immediately Alicia Robichaud Photography will never charge Cosplayers for photo sessions. If you have an amazing costume that you would like photographed please contact us to book an appointment. No sitting fee and free high-res images available via download. Yes, you read that right FREE – there is no catch, no after fees (unless you want printed products or a DVD of the images which you are under no obligation to purchase). You spend a lot of time and money on your costumes and I love taking photos of awesome art and craftsmenship that goes into your costumes. Location of the shoots is limited to Saint John and surrounding areas.

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