Frank, also known as "The Wicked Tailor," is a Charleston based costume and prop maker who began cosplaying in 2006. In 2010, he began competing nationally and since has taken many prestigious awards such as a Best in Show at Dragon Con 2013 with his Steampunk Iron Man. Frank's costume ideas come from a wide verity of sources such as comics, movies, anime, manga and even Victorian fashion.
Frank has been a panelist and guest at many conventions over the years. Because of his well-rounded abilities in the hobby, he has been asked to judge many costume contests in the past. His most recent guest judge appearance was at Anime Weekend Atlanta this past Fall 2014.
When not working on costumes and props, Frank is a History professor in Charleston, SC as well as a Civil War re-enactor and avid gamer. Some of his favorite game titles include World of Warcraft, League of Legends, The Legend of Zelda series and the Assassin's Creed series.