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I'm mainly going to SDCC to release my new comic book series with Lion Forge Comics - Booth 1903!
I will also be promoting The Art of Nicole Brune at her booth 4528!

Autograph signing schedule! 

Preview Night Wednesday:
6:30pm - 8pm at Lion Forge #1903

10am - 12pm at Lion Forge #1903
2pm - 5pm at Nicole Brune #4528

Off-site project all day, I won't be at the con! *eeep*

9:30am - 11am at Lion Forge #1903
11am - 12pm is the Lion Forge Panel in room 29A
1pm - 4pm at Nicole Brune #4528

11am - 2pm at Nicole Brune #4528

Costume line up is being finalized, but you can of course expect to see me in my superhero alter ego's costume! On that note, Lion Forge's SDCC Exclusive is a Yaya Han T-shirt! Grab one and I will sign it for you!…

Merchandise wise, you can expect cool Yaya art from Lion Forge and Nicole, and I will also bring limited quantities of prints, and very limited quantities of my 2015 calendar.…

It's a busy weekend for sure, but let's make the best of it! We expect
line caps, so note down my signing hours and get there early.

This awesome digital graphic was designed by Slim Summers! Original photo was taken by Brian Boling.


Yaya Han
Artist | Professional | Artisan Crafts
United States
Yaya Han is a costume designer, model and cosplay entertainer with over a decade of experience. After discovering cosplay at Anime Expo in 1999, she quickly absorbed the heart and soul of costume design and creation. To this day Yaya has made close to 300 costumes in the genres of anime/manga, comic books, video games, sci-fi and her own original designs.
Over the years, Yaya has build a successful business in the cosplay community, creating a popular cosplay accessories line that is available online and at conventions, as well as her line of Yaya Han Brand merchandising. Her intricate and lavish creations have won awards and acclaim nationwide, and she has been invited to appear as a Guest, Panelist, Judge, Performer and Host to over 100 conventions and other events all over the world. Yaya's impact on the world of cosplay has been so great that she has been a Guest Judge on 2 seasons of TBS TV Network's "King of the Nerds" competition show, featured in a documentary about cosplay called "Cosplay - Crafting a Secret Identity", as well as is starring in the Syfy (Space) TV Network Docu-Series "Heroes of Cosplay".
But, no matter where Cosplay has taken her professionally, Yaya strives to stay true to what got her into this field originally - fun and creativity.
Through hard work, unmatched passion and infectious enthusiasm, Yaya has helped Cosplay gain respect and integrity as an artform in the fandom world and art communities, and her decade long campaign for creativity has helped raise Cosplay to the standards we know today. Everyday, Yaya continues to pave the path for the beloved art and lifestyle we know as Costume Play.

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PookaWitch Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I've commented on your beautiful and talented cosplay skills before, but I just have to say that I saw your purple hair on t.v. the other day and it looks beautiful!

A little bit random, but I had to mention how gorgeous the purple hair looked and how well it suited you. ^_^
EverythingArrt71012 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Does anyone know where she gets her colored contacts or where I can find some I'm new to the cosplay thing and I'm dressing up for my first con so I don't know which are good.
fum316 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Student General Artist
Hello, Yaya I thought I would share this with you…
Zumoarikuta Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I absolutely love your Cosplays you're an amazing and super talented cosplayer.
Silentwolf2485 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for cheering me up when I had a bad day at AX, YaYa. And, hope to see you at Comic Con but I mght not come. : ( Toothless 
wayne234 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014
Looooovvveed your Power Girl cosplay! :heart:
shutupandeatbento Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2014  Student Artisan Crafter
you looked amazing at anime expo!
Beyondbeeday Featured By Owner Edited Jul 5, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
You did so amazing on the Enira costume :O
Grim-Wolf-Demon Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2014  Student Artist
i just have one question, do you have to have the perfect body to cosplay or any one can cosplay anything the like?
Computernurd Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2014  Student General Artist
Anyone can cosplay any character, there's no rules against it :) I've seen plenty of people at conventions that didn't match the character exactly because of their body (whether it was skin tone, height, etc.) and they still looked great! It doesn't matter as long as you're having a good time.
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