Hello World! My name is Vanessa. I’m a small town gal, now living in Austin, TX. I have three older brothers and a husband who have all had some influence in my taste in comics and television. I grew up watching a lot of Spiderman, X-Men, and Thundercats. Also, I love watching all kinds of movies, especially drama. My wonderful husband also introduced me to the joy of reading and collecting comics books and together, along with our 2 year old, frequently attend comic conventions. After attending a few cons, and seeing all the wonderfully designed costumes, I decided to start cosplaying myself. My first cosplay was of Batgirl, over a year ago with my son dressed as Robin. I’ve been cosplaying since. I love sharing my favorite characters with others but I also like how it can bring me out of my comfort zone at times. My favorite part is when I get to involve my son in my Cosplay ideas. Also, now when he see’s Batgirl on TV or anywhere, he says “Look, that’s mama”. For now, I will let him keep thinking his mom is a superhero. 😉 When I am not busy being a mom or a superhero, I am a teacher. I have been a teacher for 5 years and my students are always excited when I can relate to the movies or TV shows they love. If you ever want to chat about cosplay or movies, follow me on Twitter.