Seeing as how this Saturday is “‘Cripping’ The Comic Con” at Syracuse University, Information about this event can be found at www.crippingthecon.com I felt it would be great for me to show the first key ever sketched in the “Key Book” this was done a little over a year ago at last years “‘Cripping’ The Comic Con” By an amazing artist by the name of Giles. The key can be found below:
This week I am also showcasing a key sketched by the amazing sculptor Paul Harding and my attempt to bring it to life.
I am also going to showcase a key drawn by the incredible Joe Hill. He was one of the inspirations for this project. As his and Gabriel Rodriguez’ comic series “Locke and Key” by IDW Publishing is by far one of the best, well written and diverse comics in history and really helped me push myself through some hard times. Expect to see more posts about “Locke and Key” in the future!
Finally I am showcasing a cosplay done by Nancy Amaro and myself based on the Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’ comic series “Locke and Key”
In this Cosplay we are the Character “The Weepy” and “Fear Itself” named after the emotions of depression and fear respectively. We both use these costumes to bring awareness to Mental Health and bring NeuroDiversity with us to Comic Conventions.
As a side note I must Mention that the initial Idea for the “Key Book” was inspired based on an idea that Nancy showed me back when she was living in Texas and we were only online pen pals and had not met in person yet. Expect a post and perhaps a podcast exploring how we met, the inspiration and history behind the “Key Book” and much more.
The photo credit for this incredible shot goes to Jason Laboy of Jason Laboy Photography.