Cosplayer Interview

Cosplayer Of The Week: Veronica Foy AKA CorruptedVee

Leo Nocedo : How did you discover cosplaying?
Veronica Foy : I have gone to megacon since 2010 I even dressed up or cosplay for my 1st time as BIOSHOCK 3 character.
Leo Nocedo : What was your first cosplay?
Veronica Foy :  Anna DeWitt (Birth Name) Lamb of Columbia Seed of the Prophet The Miracle Child Elizabeth Comstock The girl.
Leo Nocedo : What are your next 3 cosplay plans?
Veronica Foy : Valeera World of warcraft Moxxi Borderlands 3 Druid Hero form D&D
Leo Nocedo :
Have you ever been in a cosplay contest?
Veronica Foy : 
I have not I still think I need to improve on my skills
Leo Nocedo :
Do you prefer sewing, armor making, or wig working?
Veronica Foy : 
Armor making will be my 1st one, then wig, and sewing is my last
Leo Nocedo :
Do you prefer to do photoshoots at cons or at specific locations?
Veronica Foy : 
I done both !!! I love both
Leo Nocedo :
Is there a type of character you cosplay frequently?
Veronica Foy : 
Video games !! Table top games and character that are unknown from independent comic books!!
Leo Nocedo :
Do you have any favorite cosplayers?
Veronica Foy : 
Yes Tiny tina and Vespa form the lord of Nevada
Leo Nocedo :
What’s the most detailed cosplay you’ve ever done?
Veronica Foy : 
I have 3 Mulan, Death knight world of warcraft, and valeera
Leo Nocedo :
What are your top 3 craftsmanship tips?
Veronica Foy : 
Wait till the glue is dry, dremel with goggles and fake it till you make it
Leo Nocedo :
What is your favorite cosplay you’ve done?
Veronica Foy : 
All if them!!!
Leo Nocedo :
What is your worst cosplay “horror” story?
Veronica Foy : 
I created a wonder woman out of yoga mats and it broke in the middle of the convention in tampa !!
Leo Nocedo :
What’s your funniest cosplay story?
Veronica Foy : 
A rat at Dragoncon
Leo Nocedo  :
What’s the best in-character interaction you’ve ever had?
Veronica Foy : 
Vespa for sure !! little kids thought I was hawkgirl form the egyptian age and I have to correct them and do my evil voice!!
Leo Nocedo :
Have you ever cosplayed with a family member?
Veronica Foy : No
Leo Nocedo :
What is your favorite cosplay photo of yourself?
Veronica Foy : 
Tiny tina definitely
Leo Nocedo :
What are your go-to stores for cosplay materials/full cosplays?
Veronica Foy : 
Tnt cosplay supplies, amazon, and Habor fright.
Leo Nocedo :
Do you prefer to buy pre-styled wigs or style your own?
Veronica Foy : 
I can try to style it my self
Leo Nocedo  :
Have you ever had someone mistake you for a different character?
Veronica Foy : 
Yes hahaha its fun becuase I can talk about the character
Leo Nocedo :
List all the cosplays you’ve done.
Veronica Foy : 
Bioshock Wonder woman Harley quin Death knight Yesera Black Lady Poision Ivy Hawkgirl Tiny Tina Vespa Valeera in progress Druid Hero in progress Diablo in progress Tyreen in progress Overwatch In progress Amara in progress Moxxi in progresa Raid Shadow Legand characters in progress Artemis in progress Bowerlett in progress
Leo Nocedo :
What’s the biggest con you’ve cosplayed at?
Veronica Foy : 
Dragoncon for sure
Leo Nocedo :
Do you prefer cosplaying characters with props, or characters that you don’t need to carry a prop around all day?
Veronica Foy : 
I love props!! so I like props so yes !!
Leo Nocedo :
Have you ever lost a cosplay piece at a con?
Veronica Foy : 
All the time!!!
Leo Nocedo : Have you ever bought a cosplay piece at a con?
Veronica Foy : 
No, if i see something I love is mostly pictures of other cosplayers or try to support my friends
Leo Nocedo :
Do you prefer to cosplay solo or in a group?

Veronica Foy : Both
Leo Nocedo : If you had a chance to meet your all-time favorite cosplayer, what would you say to them?
Veronica Foy : Do you like what I am wearing? ! I made it my self!!
strong>Leo Nocedo : Have you ever done a cosplay panel?
Veronica Foy : Yes!! It was very fun
Leo Nocedo :
Do you prefer to buy or make cosplays?
Veronica Foy : 
It depends on the budget…
Leo Nocedo :
If you could tell your past self anything about cosplay, what would you say?
Veronica Foy : 
I would have told my self to start sooner
Leo Nocedo :
What is your ultimate dream cosplay?
Veronica Foy : 
I don ‘t have one every cosplay is my ultimate one because I learn in each one of them.
Leo Nocedo :
What’s the most difficult cosplay you’ve ever done? (Craftsmanship, wearing of, ect)
Veronica Foy : 
I would saw Hawkgirl was heavy the wings wear made out of heavy material and I did not secure it well. It was on megacon and it was over 10 hours of my self and my wings
Leo Nocedo :
What’s the most difficult character makeup you’ve done?
Veronica Foy : 
I dont have one yet.
Leo Nocedo :
What, in your opinion, makes a cosplayer a “pro” cosplayer?
Veronica Foy : 
I am definitely not a pro I think experience and years in the community
Leo Nocedo :
What is your favorite part of cosplaying?
Veronica Foy : 
Making the cosplays and showing them at the convention
Veronica Foy : 
Where I am from and where I want to be in 5 years! I am from Punto fijo, Venezuela I want to be in a cosplay competition and win.

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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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