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Why Do Superheroes Need a Costume?

Posted: Aug. 20, 2019

From the Superman to Batman, Spider-man to Iron-man, Thor to Captain America and many other superheroes are not only eminent in prevailing justice but also very popular for their costumes and jackets, ThriveGlobal writes. 

When spider-man with his red costume, Batman with dark black and Superman in his striking blue color cosplays chasing a villain in the streets, a question is always arise in the mind of people “Why do superheroes need a costume?”

Do you know? If not then don’t worry, after reading the full story you will be able to answer this question to children.

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Fan Conventions For The Weekend of Aug. 24

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Wizard World Comic Con Chicago 2019 August 22-25, 2019 Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL
Bubba Fest! 2019 August 23-25, 2019 Knoxville Convention Center
Knoxville, TN
Colorado Springs Comic Con 2019 August 23-25, 2019 Chapel Hills Mall Event Center
Colorado Springs, CO
Hub City Comic Convention 2019 August 23-25, 2019 Lubbock Memorial Civic Center
Lubbock, TX
Keystone Comic Con 2019 August 23-25, 2019 Pennsylvania Convention Center
Philadelphia, PA
MeggaXP 2019 August 24, 2019 Commonwealth Commerce Center
Jackson, MI
Next Level Expo 2019 August 24, 2019 Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
Ames, IA
Boise Comic Arts Festival 2019 August 24-25, 2019 JUMP (Jack's Urban Meeting Place)
Boise, ID
Fairfax Comic Con 2019 August 24-25, 2019 Dulles Expo Center
Chantilly, VA
Infinity Toy and Comic Con 2019 August 24-25, 2019 Silver Spurs Arena
Kissimmee, FL





Shopping for The Perfect Austin Pride Costume at NCA member Lucy in Disguise

Austin Pride is in full swing, and it all leads up to the big festival and parade through Downtown, KVUE-TV reports. It's a time for people to showcase their true selves, with outfits featuring color, sparkle and fun. 

Cultural Reporter Brittany Flowers stopped by Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds, a member of the National Costumers Association, along with her KVUE crew to find the perfect Pride outfit. 

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Caption: KVUE Cultural Reporter Brittany Flowers at NCA member Lucy in Disguise with Diamonds. Credit: KVUE.


 $3 Million Oregon Theatre Expansion Features Costume Shop

Tigard, Oregon's Broadway Rose Theatre Co. has announced a $3 million expansion planned to open by the fall of 2020, KOIN6 reports.

On Monday, Aug. 5, the musical theater group outlined its plans to the public, stating the need for a new studio space, an on-site costume shop and expanded scenic shop, as well as administrative offices for its growing staff.

The company today employs over 250 full-time, part-time and seasonal staff — artists, technicians and educators — with additional support from over 325 volunteers annually.

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Caption: Proposed expansion of the Broadway Rose New Stage. Credit: Portland Tribune


‘The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ Cast and Creators on Recreating the 1950s

In just two seasons, Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” has established itself as one of the best examples of world building on television, IndieWire reports. 

That detail was on full display recently at the Paley Center for Media in New York, as the show’s cast and crew were on hand for the opening of the new “Making Maisel Marvelous” exhibit, which runs through Sept. 6 – conveniently the entirety of the Emmy voting season.

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Caption: Costumes and sets from season two of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” at The Paley Center for Media. Credit: Marion Curtis/StarPix for The Paley Center/Shutterstock


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