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The FHQ Newsletter

Welcome to The FHQ, our monthly fan-stop for everything in the world of pop culture including TV, film, anime, horror, comics and more. This free e-newsletter spotlights talented local cosplayers, creators and our favorite comments from you, our fans! And of course, there will be chances to win cool swag, show passes to MEGACON, tickets to movie premiers and more.

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Team Picks
Team Picks

Amateur Artist Hour

The HQ team attempts to draw obscure Star Trek characters going on nothing but their name. This will not go well.


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Cosplayer Of The Month
Cosplayer Of The Month

Sailor Virgo Cosplay

The Orlando cosplayer details their lust for good Fullmetal Alchemist cosplay and fighting perfectionism.

Read Interview
FAN MEETUP RECAP
FAN MEETUP RECAP

Horror Movie Trivia

Here’s what happened at the awesome Horror Movie Trivia event.

Discover More

Best Comments
Best Comments

November Picks

Keep warm with laughter and check out Your Best Comments this month!

Let's LOL
DEEP DIVE
DEEP DIVE

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

Here’s an invaluable rundown on the little known deets on the iconic action RPG.

Equip Your Knowledge Shield
LET'S RANK
LET'S RANK

Favorite Fandom Feasts

From Pan’s Labyrinth to Willy Wonka, your stomach will roar to life going through this delicious list.

Prepare To Be Hungry

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.

Press Play
Rendez-View
Rendez-View

The Mandalorian S2

With our Baby Yoda plushies in tow, we give you the low-down on what we loved or didn’t love in the new episodes.

The Child Beckons You
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

Alyson Tabbitha

The Orlando cosplayer teaches us the importance of setting deadlines and shares how her love of art got her into cosplay.

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

LET’S RANK
LET’S RANK

Millennial Disney Channel Movies 

Remember the Cheetah Girls, Proud Family, or Get a Clue? We do, and we’ve picked the best of the bunch.

Prepare to Debate
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH
COSPLAYER OF THE MONTH

Taya Miller

In this new edition, Taya Miller shares when she felt like she first “belonged” in the cosplay community and why My Hero Academia is important to her.

Read Interview
TEAM PICKS
TEAM PICKS

Our Fave Fantasy Worlds

Once upon a time, the FAN EXPO team dreamed of being in a world full of flying creatures and nice things.

View Our Picks

YOUR BEST COMMENTS
YOUR BEST COMMENTS

DO IT FOR THE LIKES

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

Let’s LOL
History of Dice
History of Dice

History of Dice

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

Roll the Dice
DEEP DIVE
DEEP DIVE

The Suicide Squad

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

Equip Your Knowledge Shield

FAN MEETUPS
FAN MEETUPS

HARRY POTTER TRIVIA 

Here’s what happened at the super "magical" Harry Potter Trivia Night.

ACCIO Article!
Team Picks
Team Picks

FLICKS THAT FUEL OUR FEARS

Irrational fear R’ Us. These are the films that accidentally create our worst nightmares


Cosplayer of the Month
Cosplayer of the Month

KRISTINA MARIA

The Orlando cosplayer tells us their inspirations, advice for new fans, and day-to-day hurdles in making cosplay looks.


Cat Fight
Cat Fight

FAST FANTASY

On the 20th anniversary of the animated sci-fi film, Chattermouth investigates if it's worth re-discovering.

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. **