Cosplay is fun and exciting, but sometimes you want to wear something that shows your nerdy pride and doesn't take weeks to make --- and maybe has some pockets. Casual cosplay is the perfect way to embody your favorite character while still wearing something work appropriate.
This gift guide has a ton of recommendations for the casual cosplayer in your life, from cozy sweaters to screen-accurate jewelry.
Each weekday, ComicsAlliance brings you a carefully selected variety of links from around the web about comics and comics-related media, including movies, video games, toys, and whatever else might be worth noting. Quite frankly, these are items you may just need to know about to have a productive day. Take a look at today's hand-picked links after the jump.
In our digital age, it's easy to think of pixels as the building blocks of art, but classic-minded crafters will be quick to remind you that cross-stitching was all about 8-bit before it was cool (not really, they're mostly just nice people with needles)...
Though it's not necessarily voluntary, baby cosplay is still probably the cutest corner of costume culture. With this in mind, Calleigh's Clilps and Crochet Creations has begun selling crochet pattern PDFs instructing yarn-philes in the art of decking out their younglings in Batman and/or Robin costumes on Etsy...
Once in awhile an Etsy seller's description of their wares is right on the money. At the behest of Blog@ yesterday, I checked out Spandex Splinters and can vouch for handmade items billed as "Hand carved wooden comic book superheroes with a twist...
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