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Anatomy of a Cosplayer reviewed by Kirkus Reviews!

From: https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/james-hannon/anatomy-of-a-cosplayer/ ANATOMY OF A COSPLAYER Tales from Behind the Mask by James Hannon KIRKUS REVIEW A cosplayer explores the phenomenon that has him portraying a galactic Stormtrooper and other characters. Comic book conventions these days feature parades of grown men and women dressed up as action heroes and other characters, proudly posing for photographs […]

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Weird Coincidences: The Ducky Boys and Costuming.

Author James Hannon finds out that his Bronx/Ducky Boys World and his Costuming World are starting to blend together in very strange & coincidental ways.  This looks like a job for SuperGirl – who was instrumental in uncovering this string of coincidences.  Sound interesting?  Read on…… Well, so far every big project I’ve worked on […]

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Costumer Video Series 1-3: Sandtrooper, Biker Scout and TIE Pilot Armor

Summary:  Author, film-maker and costumer James Hannon takes you through the first 3 videos in a series showing how to put on various Star Wars costumes from the 501st Legion’s NorthEast Remnant (NER) Garrison.    Designed to show people all the intricacies that these costumes have that make them look as tho the wearer has just […]

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Ace Frehley’s “No Regrets” and the Ducky Boys Gang

Ace Frehley‘s new book “No Regrets” covers his time with the Ducky Boys gang, and surprisingly is in-sync with James Hannon‘s “Lost Boys of the Bronx: The Oral History of the Ducky Boys Gang“ On Saturday, I was at a local 501st Legion – NER troop over at Bookends Bookstore over in Ridgewood, NJ.  We […]

Upgrading the Site

Hey guys, Just an FYI that I’m in the process of adjusting my JamesHannon.com website to make it run faster. And while it seems to be going well, there may be some bumps in the road.   For example, a picture may not load, or a link is dead, etc…   Hopefully in due time, […]