Wanting a beaten-up, shiny metal finish for his Iron Man Mark I suit, Adam applies a gloss black undercoat, adds liquid chrome, then seals it all with a clear coat.
Chewbacca isn't just Adam's favorite Star Wars alien, but it's also one of his favorite costumes to wear at conventions and for Halloween. After over ten years of wearing this Chewbacca costume, Adam begins the process of updating and rebuilding its parts, starting with Chewie's feet.
Adam digs up an incomplete Iron Man Mark I armor costume out of his shop's deep storage and gets to work building out this suit and getting wear at a future convention.
One of Adam's longstanding cosplay goals is finding a way to stay cool under his costumes while wearing them all day. He's tried a variety of cool suits and hacked-togethered water-circulation units, and today he enlists the help of engineer and scientist Kipp Bradford to build a compact refridgeration system that he can wear. In fact, the system they build is a replica of the cooling unit in the spacesuit simulator used in NASA's HI-SEAS experiment!
One of Adam's favorite cosplay costumes gets revamped and upgraded with an awesome animatronic feature! No-Face transforms into a hungry beast with a massive mechanized mouth, a build which ends up being much more complicated that planned. Shop assistants Jen and Mel also take on the task of fabricating foam props for No-Face to eat. This cosplay build ended up being quite a journey!