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Michael "Knightmage" Wilson
Michael "Knightmage" Wilson has been cosplaying since 2012. The 23 year Deputy Sheriff for the Mahoning County Sheriff's Office in Youngstown, Ohio is a renowned International Cosplayer and Stuntman who has turned the art of cosplay from a hobby to a full fledged passion. Genuinely loving to entertain, create, inspire and spread positivity, cosplaying has become that avenue. From being a decorated Deputy Sheriff to working on big budget Hollywood films to receiving the Presidential Volunteers Service Award for his charity work, Michael continues to strive to be a representative of ideas and possibilities.
Born and raised in Cleveland, Knightmage is now a decorated 22-year Deputy Sheriff for the Mahoning County Sheriff’s Office in Ohio. He's spent over 10 years cosplaying and has created over 300 costumes. As an award-winning cosplayer, Michael is noted as one of the most influential and diverse male cosplayers in the world. Along with judging cosplay contests Michael often hosts cosplay panels and workshops at conventions showcasing the creative, positive, inspiring, and supportive side of cosplay.
Another passion of Michaels is acting and stunt work. He's worked on several Hollywood comic book movie productions. Michael was also an alternate for the 2006 reality show “Who Wants To Be A Superhero” hosted by Stan Lee and has worked on and has been featured in several fan films and productions such as the popular YouTube series “MAN AT ARMS: Reforged”.
For Michael, it's all about entertaining, making a positive impact, and making people smile. most often uses his costuming by bringing awareness and participating in many charitable events, benefits, parades, birthdays and hospital visits to children. This has led him to becoming a member of esteemed costuming groups all over the United States such as “The League of Heroes, The Heroes Alliance-Ohio Branch, East Coast Avengers, Costumers with a Cause and Superheroes to Kids in Ohio and Heroic Inner Kids”. Michael has received numerous awards for his charitable deeds including the “’Outstanding Service Award” from Credit Where Credit Is Due, the CosBravo Award and most notably the “Presidential Volunteers Award” from President Barack Obama and the White House."
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Johnny N' Junkers is a cosplayer, professionate at costume fabrication and self-described galrkmer himself. He has been involved in the creation of several notable costumes including the making and design Chun Li character's bracers and himself as Werewolf, the Marvel character. Also a digital art and Japanese Manga lover, he has been involved in the Worlds 2022 Costume design production team and many more. He owns around 70k followers on FB, IG, Twitter, etc.
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