Becoming a Super Fan!

 

 

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Pictured with Treat! At Retro Con!

Designing a Retro blog, that centers on the fans and collecting, can be exciting and cool! Especially when you have so many talented friends! In saying that.. I spotlight my friend Treat! He’s costumed many characters including: The Thundercat’s villain Mumm-ra, Doctor Who and The Goblin King from Labyrinth! Of course I’m only naming a few.. I’ll let Trick tell the rest, in this fun little interview.

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Scream: Having known you for years Treat, I know just how geeky you can be! I of course say that in a good way. But if you had to pick just one favorite what would be it? [Movies, television shows, etc?]

Counting costumes, how many do you have and is there a favorite?

Treat: Movies are my favorite. Any great movie that allows me to escape for a couple hours from the some of the madness that’s happening in the world these days. I have so many favorites! But if I had to list a couple it would be The Empire Strikes Back and Tim Burton’s first Batman. I have about a dozen or so. I have 4 favorites. My Captain Jack Sparrow, Captain Jack Harness, My Batman and my 10th Doctor costume.

 

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Remembering Wally Burr

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Wally Burr, Neil Ross, Gregg Berger, Dan Gilvezan, Paul Eiding and David Mendenhall; during the 25th anniversary movie showing of Transformers.

It was heartbreaking hearing of Wally Burr’s death recently. Before his illness, Wally and I had spoke many times.. Of course in recent years I had slacked off, having a sick father myself. But I never forgot our friendship or the fond memories. In saying that.. I thought I’d share some personal memories. I’ll always remember you Wally.

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Doing it with Style!

 

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“Do it with Style or don’t bother doing it!” That was the motto of the Second in Command and First Lieutenant of the Autobot’s, Jazz. He’s always been a fan favorite! But there’s one fan I know, that has always gone the extra Autobot mile, to show her love and appreciation! That’s my friend Jazzy!

Not only does she have a massive Jazz collection, and a awesome tattoo of the character. She now becomes this well loved character in cosplay! It truly is an honor to spotlight and interview this amazing fan and friend!

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