For the past 25 years, I have raised over $192,000 for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.In late 2013, I founded my own upstart, Zombie Leader, as a vehicle to fundraise for LLS and other charities.  I now cosplay and fundraise at comic conventions throughout New England and have the support of many promoters and fans.  What began as non-descript zombie cosplays have evolved into well-known comic and pop culture icons.  I now use cosplay and photo ops as a fundraising means and am often an invited cosplay guest at shows.  Unlike comics and movies, medical doctors and researchers fighting cancers and other diseases are the real superheroes as are the patients fighting for survival. Zombie Leader raises monies to help eradicate blood and other cancers.

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Romance strikes in the most unusual of places. Love is in the air in the heartfelt drama, Five Feet Apart! Don’t worry, you don’t need to keep your distance, you can win tickets to see Five Feet Apart for free here in NYC! All you have to do is enter our contest and you can bring a guest to see Five Feet Apart this Wednesday! So what are you waiting for? Just lick below!

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21 Feb, 2019

If You Like This…. Also Try This!

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So you read comics, and you want to branch out and read novels. Where do you start? Right here! I’ve got the comic to novel comparisons to get your literary journey started!

Reading is reading, right? If I enjoy it, I should be willing to indulge in all its forms. But I don’t. In fact, I know I’m not alone as the only finicky reader out there. I like what I like after all! I tend to stick with certain types of characters, especially ones that remind me of myself; lighthearted, intelligent, sarcastic adventurers.  Most of the time, the only prerequisite for me liking a character is just if they resonate with me.

I also tend to read within a genre. Fantasy and Sci-fi stories engage me the most, even though I’m not opposed to a good mystery or biography every once in awhile.

The trouble is, once you’re entrenched in a reading genre or community, it becomes difficult to gauge what books, in unfamiliar genres, would resonate with you.

I’ve always been a novel reader. But since I’ve picked up the habit of reading comic books, it’s been a trial and error experience discovering what I actually like/don’t like. Months of invested time and research- and what do I have to show for it?

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When approached about writing an article for Black History Month, I didn’t want to look backwards, because Black History is being made every day right before our eyes! Enter writer Vita Ayala: a striking talent who honed their skills in comic book writing through the DC Talent Development workshop and debuts amazing works for the comic book world to save the day!

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Get ready for the ride of a lifetime as a new world of adventure unfolds right before your eyes! Now is your chance to win tickets to watch the highly-anticipated new sci-fi thriller, Alita: Battle Angel! You don’t need to sell your body to science to win these tickets, all you have to do is enter our contest and you can win tickets to see Alita right here in New York City on February 6th! All you have to do is click the link below! So what are you waiting for? Stop reading and start clicking!

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