Tag Archives: cosplay

Event Review: Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018 Brings The Heartthrob Heat

It’s an unusual time of the year for an event that is probably one of the hottest tickets in town. Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018, being held the second weekend of winter and this year was set to be pretty big, with some rather attractive names on the lineup to heat things up. ... Continue Reading

Photo Gallery: Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018 with KJ Apa, Joe Manganiello and more!

Oz Comic Con Melbourne 2018 was a hot affair with heartthrobs KJ Apa, Joe Manganiello and more film and television stars descending to the city of the arts. There was also plenty to see and do with cosplayers, interactive activations, and Artist Alley and vendors selling their wares!... Continue Reading

Jeremy Renner, Catherine Tate and more to head to Armageddon Expo Wellington in NZ

Here at The Iris we’re quite fond of attending pop culture and comic conventions. We’ve been regularly covering Australian events for the last few years now. However this year we’re setting our sights on events abroad and looking to check out what our international compatriots have to offer.... Continue Reading

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming brings an Iron Fist, a Superman and an Outlander to Brisbane and Adelaide

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming, the largest pop culture event in Australia, has dropped a massive announcement for their November tour which will be hitting Brisbane (November 10-12) and Adelaide (November 18-19) in November this year.... Continue Reading

Event Review: Oz Comic-Con Melbourne 2017 was a mixed bag of vampires, zombies, superheroes and the supernatural

It’s freezing in Melbourne, my BOM app is telling me it’s like 2 degrees outside so I know I need to rug up even though I’m only a 5 minute walk away from the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. I throw on my warm jacket over my dress / leggings combo and make my way over to the venue. It’s a nice brisk start to the day as I make my way in, passing Stormtroopers and Wonder Woman and Wolverine and Master Chief from Halo. You know it’s a pop culture convention when you’re passing by all these fictional characters and it’s considered “normal”.... Continue Reading

Photo Gallery: EB Expo 2016 – Sydney Olympic Park (30.09.16 to 02.10.16)

The EB Expo has wrapped up another stellar year and Nathan Atkins was there on Saturday to capture every moment. Hit the jump to check out all the games, booths, cosplay and more from EB Expo 2016!

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Review: Oz Comic-Con delivers once again at its 2016 event in Sydney

It’s the start of Spring, and the Sydney weather turned on some spectacular blue skies over the weekend past but quite a lot of people were going to miss it.Oz Comic Con Sydney was back for 2016 and this time it would be bigger and better than last year.... Continue Reading

World of Warcraft’s Demon Hunter class comes to life in epic cosplay

Hollywood blacksmith Tony Swatton, creator of props and weapons from titles such as The Hunger Games, Thor, Sucker Punch and Alice in Wonderland, created an epic costume for Blizzard Entertainment to bring to life their newest World of Warcraft class, the Demon Hunter. Continue reading World of Warcraft’s Demon Hunter class comes to life in epic cosplay

Event Review: Supanova Pop Culture Expo Gold Coast (8th – 10th April – Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre)

The sunny Gold Coast, with its stunning beach coastline, and warm inviting weather, for one weekend a year the pop culture and gaming and anime fandoms descend on this little city. It’s a sight to behold when people are crossing the main highway all dressed in cosplay. That’s when you know that Supanova Pop Culture Expo is in town.... Continue Reading