The Day As The Doctor

Last weekend, I joined photographer Jeff Stanford on a walk around Downtown Frederick, Maryland, dressed in full Doctor Who cosplay.  I’m continuing to explore what cosplay means to me and what it’s place is in my life.  I don’t really have firm answers for either of those questions/thoughts, but I thought a photo shoot on a sunny, slightly less brisk winter day (though admittedly not warmer by much) sounded like a good idea.

Here are the results.


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Short for Mistress.

Missy was one of the best things that happened to Doctor Who in series eight.  Michelle Gomez was positively fierce in the role; she encapsulated the character completely, bringing both the feel and familiarity of the past incarnations and seamlessly adding new flair of her own.  The chemistry between she and Peter Capaldi was crackling and I eagerly await further appearances in series ten.  There may be some divide amongst the fans regarding her character, but I am definitely in her corner and thought she was a breath of fresh, focused air to a season that had been, up to that point, confused and ambling.  So, to those haters out there, I echo Missy herself; instead of complaining, “say something nice.”
Say Something Nice.