Fangs God It’s Friday: Nikki Steel

My final Fangs God It’s Friday for this month features a cosplayer I didn’t expect to include when I planned to spend October celebrating cosplayers and models who’ve dressed as vampire hunters and/or vampires.

Nikki Steel is probably best known for her amazing cosplay as a Terminator which looks incredible thanks in no small part to her past experience as a makeup artist. I originally attempted to contact Nikki this past summer about a goofy meme I do on Tumblr and Instagram that involves Star Wars cosplayers (she does a wicked and bad ass Sith Leia), but she didn’t see my message until many weeks later in early September. This turned out to be a blessing in disguise.

A conversation started via social media, and before we said our farewells, I decided to ask if she’d ever done any shoots as a vampire. At the time, I needed just one more cosplayer to complete my lineup for this month. My timing, as it happens, couldn’t have been better. She hadn’t done any shoots dressed as a vampire, but she was just days away from doing one.

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The pictures were all taken by CrAyZ Photography. These are just a few of the images Nikki has shared thus far. I can’t wait until she posts the rest.

You can view more of Nikki’s work at any of the links below:

Instagram: nikkisteelcosplay
Facebook: nikkisteelcosplay

IF you happen to be one of the lucky devils hanging out at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo in Los Angeles, you’ll have a chance to see Nikki there.

It’s been a lot of fun doing something different for this month’s editions of Fangs God It’s Friday, and I’m sure it’s something I want to do again next year. Should be fun to see who I’ll feature when October 2016 rolls around. For now, I hope you have a happy Halloween tomorrow!

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About Bill Blume

Bill Blume discovered his love for the written word while in high school and has been writing ever since. His latest book Gidion's Blood is being released on August 11th by Diversion Books. His short stories have been in many fantasy anthologies and various ezines. Just like the father figure in his first novel, Bill works as a 911 dispatcher for Henrico County Police and has done so for more than a decade. He also served as the 2013 chair for James River Writers in Richmond, which produces one of the nation’s best annual conferences for educating and connecting writers.
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