Herewith, I present the costume I made for Linucon 2004's Masquerade: General Levaughn Matsui Xinchub, from the excellent webcomic Schlock Mercenary. (General Xinchub is the fat guy in this strip
First, a full-body picture:
And then, a picture with me and Howard:
I'll post details later, but right now I'll note that the spandex was once again ordered from the fine lady at Renaissance Dancewear. The details are as correct as I could get them, although, again, I'm not as happy with them as I could be. The blaster on my hip in the first picture is a Strohl Munitions AP-130, seen in the last row of this strip
. I'm rather proud of this one.
I've been working with Howard to get the details right for several months. I think he's happy with the result. Overall, I am, too.