Hometown: Harker Heights, TX
With a personal motto of "go big or go home", Carl Martin has proven him self to be a cosplayer tour de force. Carl prides himself on his ingenuity and has completed projects in as little as two days. Carl won "Best Non-Anime" at Akon, "Best in Show" at South By Southwest ScreenBurn and "Best Group" at Anime Matsuri. Inspired by Blue Realm Studios and Volpin Props, Carl is completely self-taught and makes his own costumes including the creation of his own prosthetics and makeup work.