Interview with James Maxwell of New Blood Costumes – CBP028

Part 7 Costume via James Maxwell

Part 7 Costume via James Maxwell

Whenever someone decides to cosplay as Jason, the most important thing to a lot of them is the mask. However, cosplaying our favorite Crystal Lake killer isn't just about getting a quality mask; the rest of the costume is just as important, if not the most important, aspect of cosplay. So, on this edition of Community Spotlight, we talked to James Maxwell of New Blood Costumes, who hasn't been doing it that long, but has a knack for creating some of the most screen accurate Jason costumes you'll see.

Discussion Points

  • How long have you been making costumes?
  • Kane in the New Blood
  • WIP
  • Damn it'd be nice to look like that
  • You're a liar!
  • Compression shirts/pants, vests, and Velcro
  • …And a lot of latex
  • Do you make hocks and hoods, too?
  • AUZ, Crystal Lake Industries, Crazy Dog, Elite Stone Replicas
  • Vast Network
  • Hardest part?
  • Sanding, crunching, and silicone
  • Favorite costume?
  • A kind curtesy
  • Labor of love
  • Got tips?