Cosplayer Interview

Cosplayer Of The Week: Marco Mazz AKA MZ Cosplay

Leo Nocedo : How did you discover cosplaying?
Marco Mazz : Saw people dressing up at COMICBOOK stores in 1976

Leo Nocedo : What was your first cosplay?
Marco Mazz : Jedi

Leo Nocedo : What are your next 3 cosplay plans?
Marco Mazz : White WOLF from GoT, Goose the Flerkin ,Mandalorian

Leo Nocedo : Have you ever been in a cosplay contest?
Marco Mazz : Yes many

Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer sewing, armor making, or wig working?
Marco Mazz : Sewing

Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer to do photoshoots at cons or at specific locations?
Marco Mazz :PHOTO SHOOT at cons

Leo Nocedo : Is there a type of character you cosplay frequently?
Marco Mazz : Fursuit

Leo Nocedo : Do you have any favorite cosplayers?
Marco Mazz : Janet L

Leo Nocedo : What’s the most detailed cosplay you’ve ever done?
Marco Mazz : ROCKET RACCOON

Leo Nocedo : What are your top 3 craftsmanship tips?
Marco Mazz :Take your time, use alot of reference photos, have fun

Leo Nocedo : What is your favorite cosplay you’ve done?
Marco Mazz : ROCKET RACCOON

Leo Nocedo : What is your worst cosplay “horror” story?
Marco Mazz : I made a large wing COSPLAY and they fell off

Leo Nocedo : What’s your funniest cosplay story?
Marco Mazz : People saw me take a wig off didn’t know i was bald lol

Leo Nocedo : What’s the best in-character interaction you’ve ever had?
Marco Mazz : Toothless the DRAGON for the hospital kids

Leo Nocedo : Have you ever cosplayed with a family member?
Marco Mazz : Nope

Leo Nocedo : What is your favorite cosplay photo of yourself?
Marco Mazz :The picture of me as INDIANA JONES

Leo Nocedo : What are your go-to stores for cosplay materials/full cosplays?
Marco Mazz : Hobby lobby

Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer to buy pre-styled wigs or style your own?
Marco Mazz : Pre style

Leo Nocedo : Have you ever had someone mistake you for a different character?
Marco Mazz : yes

Leo Nocedo : List all the cosplays you’ve done.
Marco Mazz : I’ve done over 150 COSPLAYS

Leo Nocedo : What’s the biggest con you’ve cosplayed at?
Marco Mazz : SAN DIEGO COMIC CON

Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer cosplaying characters with props, or characters that you don’t need to carry a prop around all day?
Marco Mazz : PROPS

Leo Nocedo : Have you ever lost a cosplay piece at a con?
Marco Mazz : YES ,NICK WILDE’S PAWSICKLE

Leo Nocedo : Have you ever bought a cosplay piece at a con?
Marco Mazz : YES FOAM SWORDS

Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer to cosplay solo or in a group?
Marco Mazz : BOTH

Leo Nocedo : If you had a chance to meet your all-time favorite cosplayer, what would you say to them?
Marco Mazz : HELLO

Leo Nocedo : Have you ever done a cosplay panel?
Marco Mazz : YES MANY

Leo Nocedo : Do you prefer to buy or make cosplays?
Marco Mazz : MAKE MY COSPLAY

 

Leo Nocedo : What is your ultimate dream cosplay?
Marco Mazz : TO make a full Quad suit fursuit

Leo Nocedo : What’s the most difficult cosplay you’ve ever done? (Craftsmanship, wearing of, ect)
Marco Mazz : Toothless the DRAGON

Leo Nocedo :What’s the most difficult character makeup you’ve done?
Marco Mazz : Sith WARRIOR

Leo Nocedo : What, in your opinion, makes a cosplayer a “pro” cosplayer?
Marco Mazz :It is a Hobby not a job

Leo Nocedo : What is your favorite part of cosplaying?
Marco Mazz : Meeting kids and letting them take pictures with you

Leo Nocedo : Make up your own question!
Marco Mazz : Who is your favorite PHOTOGRAPHER?  Leo Nocedo

 

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Leo Nocedo is a cosplay photographer who has been using a camera for the last forty years in many forms , in the military and professional studios in Miami and New York city . He got his start in cosplay photography attending conventions with his brother Juan Nocedo . He keeps on doing what he does to honor his late brother .

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