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A Cup O’ Tea with An Englishman In San Diego: Talkin’ Comic-Con… (8th February 2015)

Sunday 8th February 2015: 1000 PT/1300 ET/1800 GMT

Google+ Event page: https://plus.google.com/events/cecid9oqfctrjphhe55tfgsrqh4


An audio version of this Hangout is also available on iTunes – please drop by our podcast channel to subscribe and comment, it really would mean a lot.


One element which is considered by the general media as the most frivolous aspect of attending comic-cons is cosplaying. ‘Nerds dressing up as Trekkies’, they think – even The Big Bang Theory is guilty of misunderstanding this colourful, creative and, more recently, highly lucrative obsession of a very dedicated section of a comic con audience.

We are going to be joined by some of the new celebrities of the cosplay community – ,  and others to talk about the good, the bad and the beautiful of cosplaying. As someone who hasn’t cosplayed before, I’m looking forward to finding out even more about this fascinating subject…

We’ll also be announcing the winners of last weeks  Promo Codes competition, live on air – entries will be accepted up to fifteen minutes before we go live. Best of luck!

UPDATE: 8th February 2015 Congratulations to @jerled, @AngelaCopley and @716689 on winning the three Dark Bunny Tees Promo Codes – well done!

A CUP O’ TEA WITH AN ENGLISHMAN IN SAN DIEGO is the weekly San Diego Comic-Con Live Show, a Hangout On Air taking place every Sunday (6pm GMT / 10am PST / 1pm EDT) and hosted by Leonard Sultana.

Each week, the best bloggers on t’web talk about San Diego Comic-Con International, about con & pop culture and, for an hour or so, we invite guests to talk to us and get nerdy and geeky about everything that orbits the Best Pop Culture Convention On The Planet!

YOU can watch and interact online, either by Twitter (tweeting with the hashtag ) or via the Hangout Event Q&A. Schedules permitting, Leonard will be joined by guests from the SDCC blogging community and some surprises!

Our Guests, this week:
,  Friends Of CCI Forum

… more to be announced!

profile - mia moore

Mia Moore is a writer, cosplayer, and digital media MBA proving that geekery is for everyone. As a relatively new cosplayer, she spreads the love by sharing tutorials, tips, and tricks with new and veteran cosplayers alike. This will be her fourth year attending San Diego Comic-Con. To find her work, visit www.xomia.com.

profile - angi viper


Angi Viper is a SoCal-based cosplayer with a passion for comic books, animation and nostalgia.  Angi has been actively cosplaying since 2012 but started in the early 2000s.  She cosplays characters that she connects with and her portfolio runs the gamut from princesses to super villains to magical girls and everything in between.  For more of Angi’s cosplay, follow her work at facebook.com/angiviper or Twitter and Instagram @angiviper

If you have anything you’d like to have discussed in these Hangouts, please put a suggestion in the comments – we’d love to hear what you’d like to talk about. And don’t forget to join in the conversation LIVE during the show, using the Q&A button in the video preview above or on Twitter (#CupOTeaSDCC)

See you all on Sunday 8th February… LIVE!

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