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One of the booths was from Krista Peku from GeekyU. She had customized backpacks, many spouting video game themes. The best had to be the Legend of Zelda backpacks with shield and sword sticking out. "It came from a custom request," she told me. "Most designs come from custom requests," she said. Her online store has only been open for a year and a half, but they have a space in the Burbank Town Center Mall. I passed by some of their shirts, wondering if I would come back to buy them for friends for the holidays.
Ms. Linda Le aka Vamp Beauty said, "...pretty much cosplay full time." When I asked here what she did while admiring the Metroid she made. She made a collectible Metroid and metroid necklaces too match it. She cosplayed as Samus before and thought to herself she needed a Metroid to pull of the look.
Designer Con was filled with artists, cosplayers and makers like this. Not all of them with big stores or businesses, many just indie toy stores online. Good ol' Suck Lord remained on a couch spouting is hate and selling his strange wares that mocked pop-culture. His booth was not the strangest with rows of creatures without heads or frighteningly disgusting versions of characters from childhood turned into monsters.
|Ms. Linda Le|
He showed off his remaining Mario tribute pieces, they are almost all gone on his site. "I always meant to do a Mario tribute piece. I looked at all the Fan Art and never saw what I liked. My work put in the environment pieces, " he said.
Chris said, "I've been doing DCon since 2005, when it started in a small room with just some tables and chairs.
Oh, Chris, it's expanded so much since then. It's become a huge toy fair with more booths coming every year.
|Suck Lord in the shades|