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The FHQ Newsletter

Welcome to The FHQ, the ultimate fan-stop for everything in the world of pop culture including TV, film, anime, horror, comics and more. It spotlights the talented cosplayers, creators, and comments on our feed, And of course, there will be chances to win cool swag. 

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January 2021 Edition


Rendez-View
Rendez-View

With a blast from the past and 'snap' into a new reality as  MARVEL viewers are transported to a place our heroes have never been before...60's suburbia? Stay tuned as we cover weekly episodes of Disney+ latest hit WandaVision.

CAST A SPELL
January Cosplayer of the Month
January Cosplayer of the Month

Welcome to Cosplayer of the Month, where we feature an incredible cosplayer from our community of fans and learn about who they are beneath the surface and, ahem, WORBLA. This month, we have Maddie Rose!

MEET MADDIE ROSE
Nerdy Self Guide
Nerdy Self Guide

After a long year of patience and uncertainty, 2021 is the perfect time to invest in yourself. What could be better than TV binges and ZOOM parties you might ask? Check out our Top 5 Tips for the Ultimate Nerdy Self Care Guide.

PUT YOUR FEET UP

DEEP DIVE
DEEP DIVE

This month marks the 22nd anniversary of the debut of Batman Beyond a Warner Bros. Animation series produced in conjunction with DC Comics. Time to DEEP DIVE into the mythos behind the critically acclaimed series. 

DIVE IN
Disney Shows 2021
Disney Shows 2021

Last year Disney Investor Day touched on projects already in public knowledge during the event but NOBODY expected the sheer amount of announcements that came out! Here’s a helpful reminder of some of the shows that are coming you way in 2021. 


PRESS PLAY
Team Picks
Team Picks

A new year means a new chance for some of these characters stories to be told again, but better this time. We’ve got some ideas on how to do that, so here they are in this month’s picks: Character Refresh   

CHOOSE YOUR CHARACTER

Past Editions


LETS RANK
LETS RANK

BEST POP CULTURE TRENDS OF 2020 

It’s hard to believe anything beyond - ahem, well you know - could be trending in 2020, but you’d be wrong! Check out the best trends of 2020 - the ones that made you laugh and got you through the year 

FEEL THE HYPE
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH - DECEMBER

MEET FAIRWIND COSPLAY 

Get enchanted and check out our interview with the talented and whimsical Fairwind Cosplay! Fairwind talks to us about their first cosplay, what inspires them and the thrill of cosplay

READ OUR INTERVIEW
CREW APPRECIATION
CREW APPRECIATION

RECOGNIZING OUR CREW

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a Crew member for FAN EXPO Boston? Click the article to find out!

JOIN THE CREW

FACTUALLY OBSCURE
FACTUALLY OBSCURE

MAGICAL HOLIDAY TREATS

Learn more about how ancient magical rituals influenced the holiday treats we know and love today. 

COOKIN' TIME
HOLIDAY DIY GUIDE
HOLIDAY DIY GUIDE

FUNKY TREE ORNAMENTS 

With all of us being cooped inside for the holidays we’ve all run the gamut of things to do. But never fear, we’re here to inject some seasonal fun you can do at home. Yes, that means making cool ornaments.

GET CRAFTY
Team Picks
Team Picks

HOLIDAY CAGEMATCH

On Team Picks, we share some of our favorite things we’ve been watching, reading and playing. This month, we’re asking a question no one else dared to ask: who would win in a fight, the Grinch or Santa?

GET READY TO RUMBLE

Your Best Comments
Your Best Comments

DECEMBER PICKS

Your Best Comments this month are filled with oodles holiday cheer so hop on in and check 'em out.

Let's LOL
Rendez-View
Rendez-View

The Mandalorian Season 2

Joined by FAN EXPO HQ guest commentator and super fan Lizzie, we attempt to breakdown all the things you might have missed in the first two episodes from the good, the bad, and the Baby Yoda. 

THIS IS THE WAY
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH - NOVEMBER

Meet Black Crystal Cosplay

Straight from the East Coast we bring you Black Crystal Cosplay! Check out their take on the cosplay community at large, what inspires their craft and why anime is the BEST fandom. 

READ THE INTERVIEW

Let's Rank
Let's Rank

Favorite Fandom Feasts 

What would you say your favorite food for Thanksgiving is? Could it be the sizzling buzz from Flying Cauldron Butterbeer or the mesmerizing decadence of natural growing Toffee-apple trees? Take a look at our fave eats.  

CHOW DOWN
Your Best Comments
Your Best Comments

NOVEMBER PICKS

Your Best Comments this month are scarily funny so hop on in and check 'em out.

LET'S LOL
FACTUALLY OBSCURE
FACTUALLY OBSCURE

Why Our Brains Love Gaming

Is it the convenience? the competition? the story-telling? Dig deeper and find out why gaming has become the peak obsession of our inner psyche.  

READY PLAYER ONE

DEEP DIVE
DEEP DIVE

What You Didn't Know (or Forgot) About Skyrim

Welcome fellow Dragonborns, here are 10 facts you probably didn’t know about Skyrim. And if you do, now you have another excuse to rediscover them and play again.

BEGIN YOUR QUEST
TEAM PICKS
TEAM PICKS

Star Trek Aliens - Sight Unseen

We played a little game: each of the following team members was told the name of a different type of Star Trek alien. Without googling it, they had to describe and draw that alien. Let’s see how they did...

DRAW YOUR CONCLUSION
Rendez-View
Rendez-View

The Haunting of Bly Manor 

For the love of horror and horrors of love - we welcome you to the gates of Bly Manor. Upon arrival, we will show you everything there is to love about this Haunting story, and everything there is to fear. 

Read Our Review

LET'S RANK
LET'S RANK

The Long and Undead History of Zombies

From Thriller to The Walking Dead, we explore the history of these treasured baddies throughout pop culture.

Prepare to Debate
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH

M Blackburn

The Boston cosplayer goes Adventure Time with their cosplay and explains the importance of inspiring other non-binary people in the world.

Read Interview
TEAM PICKS
TEAM PICKS

Horror Flick Twist Endings

The FAN EXPO team shares the unforgettable movie surprises that still haunt us.  

View Our Picks

YOUR BEST COMMENTS
YOUR BEST COMMENTS

October Picks

Your Best Comments this month are scarily funny so hop on in and check 'em out.

Let's Freak Out
FACTUALLY OBSCURE
FACTUALLY OBSCURE

Are Vampires Real?

From countless graves to tuberculosis, we investigate the fiction and real-life origins of those pesky bloodsuckers.

BARE YOUR FANGS
DEEP DIVE
DEEP DIVE

The Dark Side of Fairy Tales

Learn about the gruesome and dark fairy tales that inspired the stories and films you love.

Prepare Yourself

Cosplayer of the month
Cosplayer of the month

MEET ZOE

The Boston cosplayer tells us about the first time they went to FAN EXPO Boston, embodying Doctor Who, and working with EVA foam.

Let's Rank
Let's Rank

ICONIC MILLENNIAL DISNEY CHANNEL MOVIES 

Get a clue on the best throwback Disney Channel flicks from Cheetah Girls to Proud Family. 

TEAM PICKS
TEAM PICKS

OUR FAVORITE FANTASTICAL CREATURES

These are the TV and films that made us want pets... that definitely don't exist in real life. 


DEEP DIVE
DEEP DIVE

SUICIDE SQUAD 2: ROLL CALL 

Bloodsport, Blackguard, Javelin, oh my! Here's the rundown on the vast amount of characters in the new DC movie. 

Factually Obscure
Factually Obscure

HISTORY OF DICE

From Dungeons & Dragons to Monopoly, dice have roots that span as far as Egypt and Medieval times. 

Your Best Comments
Your Best Comments

SEPTEMBER EDITION

The Fall has risen. But these comments are non stop so check out Your Best Comments this month!


Fan Meetups
Fan Meetups

COSPLAY SHOWCASE

Here's what happened at the fan charged Boston Cosplay Showcase. 

Cat Fight
Cat Fight

FAST FANTASY

Chattermouth considers the breakneck speed at which fantasy shows like Cursed and The Witcher are being released. 

Team Picks
Team Picks

FIRST HORROR FILMS

The FAN EXPO team was once a bunch of chickens. These are the flicks that horrified us as kids. 


Cosplayer of the Month
Cosplayer of the Month

MEET BRIE YUSKO  

The Boston cosplayer tells us about her latest cosplay, a gender-bent version of Bakugou from My Hero Academia, and her advice for new cosplayers. 

Let's Rank
Let's Rank

2020 MOVIE FOMO 

From A Quiet Place II to Black Widow, we just want to see these movies NOW. Which are you most excited to see? 

Release dates TBD. **