Chapter 9James Rippe

Founder/Chief Engineer, the 105th Squad(www.105thsquad.com)

Figure 9.1 James Rippe, founder of the 105th Squad. All photos courtesy of James Hippe/Ripptowne Photography

Figure 9.1 James Rippe, founder of the 105th Squad. All photos courtesy of James Hippe/Ripptowne Photography

Like many of its fellow costuming/cosplay groups that are gaining popularity in recent times, the 105th Squad was created originally as a social organization for local costumers to share their knowledge and passion for their hobby with fellow makers. However, much like the Star Wars costuming club the 501st Legion (which served as a large inspiration for the founding of the 105th), the group has since grown to numerous members around the world who not only ...

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