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"I kind of live con crunch" YouTube star creator Odin Makes shares his passion for cosplay & conventions

Bringing your favorite things to reality with YouTube star creator Odin Makes
Odin Makes

Cosplay, prop making, and craftsmanship have become the cornerstone of participatory fan culture at conventions across the globe. One of the most amazing creative resources for fans the world over has been Odin Makes, who heralds the power of foam, making, and bringing your fandom to life in the real world. In addition to helping geeks all over the world take their passions in hand through the power of the internet, he also imparts knowledge in person at comic book conventions.

Happily, Popverse's Ashley V. Robinson caught up with Odin Makes on the convention floor at C2E2.

“I’ll find the problem, fix the problem, and push it all the way through,” Odin tells Popverse about his preparation leading up to a convention, “I kind of live con crunch.”

Here is our full 10-minute interview with Odin Makes.

If you like cosplay, you'll love our gallery of the best cosplay we witnessed at Emerald City Comic Con 2022.


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Ashley V. Robinson

Popverse video producer

Ashley Victoria Robinson is a Canadian hobbit now living in the United States. She is the Video Producer at Popverse and committed to creating cat-themed content. She has been seen on stage all over the world including: The Wallis Annenberg, Theatre West, Hollywood Fringe Festival, Ottawa Fringe Festival, Youth Infringement Festival, Sock N Buskin, Cupcake Theater, and more. You may know her as the host of the Geek History Lesson podcast (alongside Jason Inman), and was even the face of Twitter marketing for podcasters, along with any number of streaming shows including: Jawiin, Roddenberry Entertainment, Collider, Screen Junkies, DC All-Access, Comicbook.com, Geek Bomb, Geek & Sundry, Hyper RPG, Major Spoilers, and many more. She is the co-creator of The Red Shirt Diaries and has been featured in several international commercial campaigns including being the Podcaster face of Twitter Marketing and Intel alongside The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons. Ashley's tv credits include: Good Trouble (Freeform), Snowfall (FX), Pump (Urban Flix TV), and Hotel Secrets & Legends (Discovery Channel,). Her comic book writings Science! The Elements of Dark Energy and the Jupiter Jet series are both award-nominated for Best Graphic Novel.


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