Guardians Assemble For Third Annual Syfy Bartow

For the third year in a row the quaint, down-home town of Bartow has thrown an amazingly nerdy celebration of epic proportions.  SyFy Bartow Feb 20 2016 058SyFy Bartow is an outdoor only science-fiction convention and car show that encompasses three full city blocks and is chock full of fun for all age groups. Featuring a costume contest, karaoke, outdoor movie, DJ, and more the event is hosted by Sean Serdynski –a man who genuinely loves both sci-fi and the town in which he lives.

Guardians of Justice was ecstatic to join an event that has grown exponentially over the past three years.

An Amazing Time Had at Second Annual Auburndale CityCon

The second Annual Auburndale City Con took place Friday afternoon and all day Saturday January 21st & 22nd in downtown Auburndale at the Civic Center and outlying area. CityCon_2016_2On Friday afternoon three of our Guardians members were panelists for “Cosplay for Conventions” along with “Elsa of Auburndale” and the founders of “Cospital”. This panel covered starting out in cosplay, upcoming costumes each panelist had planned and a quick overview of convention etiquette for cosplayers and the general public. After the panel our booth was assembled with some assistance from assassin Black Widow and coloring pages set out as the team prepared for the main convention day.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Orlando 2015

Early Halloween morning, the Guardians of Justice met up for Orlando’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk in downtown’s Lake Eola park. While Halloween is commonly associated with black and orange, ours started with all the colors of pink possible.MSABC_2015_9

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer is a yearly event celebrating survivors and warriors of breast cancer, as well as a fundraiser for breast cancer research and awareness. Orlando was celebrating their 15th annual event and it was greeted with over 60,000 participants. None of us had ever seen so many people in one location in downtown Orlando before.

Cadets Graduate from Superhero Training Academy!

The Lake Wales Public Library was the site for 78 parents and children graduating on Thursday, July 16 from the Superhero Training Academy.

SuperHeroTraining_2015_2The cadets had to complete a checklist of six tasks. The first assignment was the creation of their capes and masks then faced the following challenges… Our heroes-to-be had to practice their Spidey skills rescuing the baby by crossing a flaming pool over a very narrow bridge and back. Then it was Superman strong as they worked to lift the mighty muscle weights FIVE times. Endurance was tested as cadets maneuvered barefoot over the LEGO walk of fire and progressed to a test of skill.

Batman and Hawkeye Spend a Day with CubScouts

Gotham’s ” Batman ” and Avengers ” Hawkeye ” from the  Guardians of Justice , were requested to visit and honor a very special person for the Cub Scout Day Camp in Clermont.

CubScouts_6Traveling in a stealth Bat cruiser , we came upon a church in their beautiful city. Greeted by our contact Elizabeth, we were given an update of our mission. Today, we were asked to give an award to anEMT made by the Scouts, who goes above and beyond the call of duty to be a hero. Batman and I waited for our cue ,

Gods & Monsters Grand Opening Extravaganza!

This past weekend, Guardians of Justice team members were invited to be a part of something truly exciting for fanboys and girls everywhere around the Orlando area! GodsandMonsters_2015_9The grand opening of Gods & Monsters, boasting to be the second largest comic book store in the United States initiated their red ribbon ceremony on Saturday, June 13th in the Artegon Marketplace on I-Drive, and we had an absolutely great time being a part of it.

As people walked through the threshold of this pride & polished nerd mecca for the first time, the Guardians of Justice gang were there to greet them!

Heroes have a blast at Alafaya Library’s Superhero Saturday

On Saturday, May 23rd, the Guardians of Justice were invited to join in on the fun at Alafaya Library to kick off their summer reading program with Superhero Saturday. SuperheroSaturday_2015)1The library has themed their summer program around super heroes and our Guardians were happy to attend! Vigilante, Starlord with Rocket and baby Groot, Supergirl, Raven, Batman, Black Widow and Hawkeye were in attendance and gladly joined by two fellow costumers, dressed as Wolverine and Spiderman. Our heroes loved meeting all the kids and their adults on Saturday from within our meet and greet area that the library had set up for us.