Meet the Panelists

Here’s where you’ll find the Panelists for December 2020’s ComfyCozyCon! Check the Schedule to learn more about the panels!


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Panel:
Intro to Video Creation for YouTube (and more)

Ace of Octagons

(he/him)

He’s the dopest Youtuber here to talk about games, anime, and movies! He enjoys fringe topics in the nerdverse like “Can He-man Fight Goku?” and “Life Lessons from Tekken.”


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Panels:
Invisibility Quirk! Learn How To Edit in Photoshop to Cosplay Invisible Girl
Prop Blueprints 101: Learn the Basics of Tracing in Illustrator

Ashweez Cosplay

(she/they)

Founder of ComfyCozyCon, Ashweez Cosplay is a DFW-based cosplayer who has been cosplaying and attending cons since 2005. Recently, she started competing in cosplay contests and won a Judges Award at Animefest 2019 and 1st in the Journeyman division at Anime Dallas 2019. She’s worked with countless photographers in Texas, doing over 30+ shoots in her cosplay career. She works full-time as a multimedia designer and hopes to lend her expertise to cosplayers so they can polish their cosplay brands!


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Panel:
Cosplaying During Covid-19

Bubblywaffo

(she/her)

Bubblywaffo describes herself as a loving, loud, and energetic ball of joy that likes to sing, spread positivity, cosplay, and have fun!


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Panels:
You Want to Host a Ball?

Burch-Bowser Projects

(he/him)

Co-founder of ComfyCozyCon, Burch-Bowser is a hobbyist science-fiction illustrator and storywriter of a series called “Warring Factions.” He completed one of his sagas called the “Novus Initium Saga” and is currently working on his “Alternate Timeline (Remake) Saga.” He has attended conventions such as All-Con, A-Kon, AnimeFest, Anime North Texas, and Anime Dallas. He also hosts the popular Semi-Formal Ball at AnimeFest that is requested by that convention’s staff every year.


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Panel:
Low Cost-play

Chelle Belle Cosplay

(they/them)

Chelle is a Boston-based cosplayer, YouTuber, and photographer. They’ve previously hosted panels–both in-person and online–at Popcult Anime Convention and AmniCon. They believe the cosplay community should be a safe and welcoming environment for all, regardless of race, age, size, ability, or budget.


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Panel:
Beyond “Cosplay Is Not Consent”: Online Conventions

Cosplayer Survivor Support Network

(they/them)

Trickssi founded CSSN in 2016. In addition to cosplaying and presenting panels on consent and trauma, she runs dance lessons for convention formal balls and is passionate about accommodating every kind of dancer. Fractali has a bachelor’s in biology and psychology with a focus on personality and social psychology. She has almost twenty years experience working and volunteering with survivors of intimate partner violence, child abuse, and neglect. Together, Trickssi and Fractali recently made CSSN into an official LLC and are raising funds to make the organization a full 501c3 nonprofit.


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Panel:
Diversity in Cosplay

Fangirlproductions.cos

(she/her)

Jalitza Delgado AKA Fangirlproductions.cos grew up in a military lifestyle, where a majority of her youth was being raised overseas in Mons, Belgium & Heidelberg, Germany. Her family returned to the United States during her high school years, and she attended college at the Art Institute of San Antonio, and received her Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Digital Film/Video Production. She is currently represented by Linda Mcalister Talent. Jailtza started cosplaying in 2018, and competing in 2020, winning her first skit title at Legacy Con. 


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Panel:
ComfyCozyCon Plushathon!

Kaseydidwhat

(she/her)

Kaseydidwhat has been cosplaying since 2012, and started competing in 2018, going on to win both craftsmanship and performance based awards. In 2019, she picked up photography and has since started doing shoots with cosplayers. She utilizes her experience as both model and photographer to work towards the best pictures possible, specializing in anything to do with colored and neon lighting.


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Panel:
Diversity in Cosplay

Keeksful

(they/them)

Keeks’ passion for cosplay sparked during college from the excitement of discovering characters in new media that they related to, even if a majority of those characters looked nothing like them. The big hearted, emotional, determined, ray of sunshine personalities spoke to them, and bringing those characters to life has brought so many opportunities, memories, and friendships into their life. Keeks hopes to show young people of color that even if they can’t see themselves on screen, people can still embody those characters through cosplay!


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Panel:
Diversity in Cosplay

Lissandela Cosplay

(she/her)

Lissandela is a 33 year old cosplayer based out of Mississippi. She started cosplaying on her favorite holiday, Halloween, 5 years ago and has created six cosplays. Her main cosplay medium form is video game series, such as Overwatch and Final Fantasy. Lissandela is most known for her Feo Ul cosplay from FFXIV, which made it into Cosplay Realm Magazine’s Final Fantasy issue. She is the creator and co-host of Kigu Talk, a cosplay centric podcast that candidly discusses cosplay and the issues within the cosplay community.


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Panel:
From Chemistry to Kawaii

OffBrand & Nerdy Bell

(he/him & she/her)

OffBrand and NerdyBell are two Texas teachers that happen to be married to each other. They have a love for all nerdy things and enjoy sharing their nerdiness with others. They enjoy cosplay, photography, gaming, tech, attending conventions, and crafting in a variety of mediums.


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Panel:
For the Aesthetic: Cosplay Makeup Tips and Tricks

Pink Sunshine Cosplay

(she/her)

Pink Sunshine Cosplay is a 25 year old cosplayer “officially” for 3.5 years and makeup enthusiast since childhood.


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Panel:
Diversity in Cosplay

Tanya Not Zuul

(she/her)

Tanya Not Zuul is a college student in Austin Texas that has been cosplaying since about 2016. Coming from a Mexican-American family, it was weird having to explain to them what this hobby was but they’ve come around which is great! They even support her passion for it! She’s mainly done cosplays for RWBY, and My Hero Academia. Tanya’s been an Austin community admin for Rooster Teeth since about 2018.


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Panel:
Cosplay Fitness and Body Positivity: New Years Edition

Troy Bushido of @Superhero.Forge

(he/him)

Troy has been a cosplayer for 3 years, a fitness trainer for 14+ years, and a lifelong geek of action movies, superheroes, and Power Rangers. Empowered by the heroes he’s seen on screen, he went from a shy, socially awkward kid to a martial artist and fitness coach. His panel is meant to SIMPLIFY the weird and complicated world of health and fitness so YOU can be empowered to get into the same shape as the characters you cosplay.


Website

Panel:
Diversity in Cosplay

Wee Lady Lizzy

(she/her)

Wee Lady Lizzy started cosplaying in 2017 after researching and executing an overly ambitious take on Gamora (Guardians of the Galaxy) for Halloween. With a lifelong love for cosmetics, hairstyling, fashion and animation, cosplay has offered the perfect meld of fun and creativity to balance against her daytime routine working in the financial industry! When she’s not making costumes or going to conventions, Lizzy draws inspiration from movies/TV shows, books, comics and gaming while spending quality time with her chocolate lab, Jasmine, and her boyfriend. Of course, cosplay has been so much more than just dressing up, as a 32-year old introverted black woman, it’s also introduced her to a welcoming, talented and diverse community to call home!


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