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On June 16th, ego assassin will permanently close its production studio and cease taking orders on its website. This is a good thing.

Great ninjas don’t retire. They walk silently into the mist, leaving the world forever changed behind them. We don’t know about the entire world, but after almost 9 years of lubing, learning, cutting, gluing, drafting, designing, selling and shining, we’re pretty sure we’ve left a mark or two on the latex world. It’s certainly changed us in ways we never expected. That is the gift we received from each of you. Now it’s time for us to take that gift and find new worlds to make awesome with it. We can’t wait for you to see them…

In the meantime, you have one last chance to score that extra-special piece of latex goodness that you’ve had your eye on for months (or years!). Until we close down ordering on Monday, June 16th, you can have anything you like at http://www.ego-assassin.com for 20% off. Our last sale. Ever. Don’t miss out.

Latex Night @ Oasis Aqualounge:

On Tuesday April 29th, Oasis Aqualounge has teamed up with Ego Assassin-our sponsor for this sexy event! Visit their website to view their designs, workshops and more!

Ego Assassin are providing gorgeous models in stunning outfits who will be handing out delicious cupcakes. Guests who arrive in latex attire will be provided with a complimentary drink ticket.

Doors open at 8:00pm and welcome single men, women and couples.

Paul is awesome. He lets us drink his tequila and maple syrup, and his room mate has great taste in porn mags. Thank you for helping us capture some of the complexity of our favourite Canadian speedsters.
paulhillier:

I loved Alpha Flight growing up, What kind of red blooded Canadian didn’t? They were Canada’s X-men, and a big part of my childhood!  So when the chance to photograph Ego Assassin’s Northstar and Aurora cosplay appeared, I jumped on it!
I had some Canadian winter scene in my head but, admittedly I haven’t been a big reader of marvel comic books over the the last decade, so I wanted to first  refresh my memory of the superpowered siblings on Wikipedia. Alas my memories were heavily coloured with nostalgia. How you ask? First paragraph on Northstar,
“He is one of the first openly gay superheroes in American comic books…”
Whoa! Really!? How cool is that! Second, How the hell did I not know this? I didn’t have much of a life in the 80’s and I spent a lot of time with my comic books. I should have known this.
Apparently John Byrne intended Northstar to be gay right from the beginning in 1983 but editor-in-chief Jim Shooter gave him a hard NOPE! for his efforts as part of Marvel’s and the Comic Code’s policy against homosexual characters. Now being a straight male in 2014 I sometimes find it easy to forget that not too long ago the world was really afraid of sexual orientations they didn’t understand. It wasn’t until 1992 that Scott Lobdell was given permission to have Northstar state “I am gay” but the controversy that followed had Marvel bury the subject until 2002 when Northstar joined the X-men and was written to have a crush on Iceman. For almost 20 years a gay fictional character was too much for the public?
Upon research on Aurora I was reminded at how poorly women were treated in comics, her Wiki page reads like a trauma and disorder checklist; Split personality disorder, check! Dead parents, check! Suicide attempts, check! damsel in distress, check! Abusive relationship, check! After this read and reading about a few other female characters from the past I couldn’t help but feel that women were kind of treated like comic book writer’s personal punching bags.
So after that my idea for the shoot took a bit of a 180. Now I tried to imagine what life would look like in the 80’s if Northstar and Aurora shared an apartment. If the outside world couldn’t see, what would a scene look like?  Would introverted  Aurora always be talking to extroverted Aurora while Northstar was trying to hide porn behind his marvel comics? Maybe. .
Costume and Models: Ego AssassinMUA: Maya Make up
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Paul is awesome. He lets us drink his tequila and maple syrup, and his room mate has great taste in porn mags. Thank you for helping us capture some of the complexity of our favourite Canadian speedsters.
paulhillier:

I loved Alpha Flight growing up, What kind of red blooded Canadian didn’t? They were Canada’s X-men, and a big part of my childhood!  So when the chance to photograph Ego Assassin’s Northstar and Aurora cosplay appeared, I jumped on it!
I had some Canadian winter scene in my head but, admittedly I haven’t been a big reader of marvel comic books over the the last decade, so I wanted to first  refresh my memory of the superpowered siblings on Wikipedia. Alas my memories were heavily coloured with nostalgia. How you ask? First paragraph on Northstar,
“He is one of the first openly gay superheroes in American comic books…”
Whoa! Really!? How cool is that! Second, How the hell did I not know this? I didn’t have much of a life in the 80’s and I spent a lot of time with my comic books. I should have known this.
Apparently John Byrne intended Northstar to be gay right from the beginning in 1983 but editor-in-chief Jim Shooter gave him a hard NOPE! for his efforts as part of Marvel’s and the Comic Code’s policy against homosexual characters. Now being a straight male in 2014 I sometimes find it easy to forget that not too long ago the world was really afraid of sexual orientations they didn’t understand. It wasn’t until 1992 that Scott Lobdell was given permission to have Northstar state “I am gay” but the controversy that followed had Marvel bury the subject until 2002 when Northstar joined the X-men and was written to have a crush on Iceman. For almost 20 years a gay fictional character was too much for the public?
Upon research on Aurora I was reminded at how poorly women were treated in comics, her Wiki page reads like a trauma and disorder checklist; Split personality disorder, check! Dead parents, check! Suicide attempts, check! damsel in distress, check! Abusive relationship, check! After this read and reading about a few other female characters from the past I couldn’t help but feel that women were kind of treated like comic book writer’s personal punching bags.
So after that my idea for the shoot took a bit of a 180. Now I tried to imagine what life would look like in the 80’s if Northstar and Aurora shared an apartment. If the outside world couldn’t see, what would a scene look like?  Would introverted  Aurora always be talking to extroverted Aurora while Northstar was trying to hide porn behind his marvel comics? Maybe. .
Costume and Models: Ego AssassinMUA: Maya Make up
Facebook | Twitter | Tumblr | paulhillier.com | Flickr
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Paul is awesome. He lets us drink his tequila and maple syrup, and his room mate has great taste in porn mags. Thank you for helping us capture some of the complexity of our favourite Canadian speedsters.

paulhillier:

I loved Alpha Flight growing up, What kind of red blooded Canadian didn’t? They were Canada’s X-men, and a big part of my childhood!  So when the chance to photograph Ego Assassin’s Northstar and Aurora cosplay appeared, I jumped on it!

I had some Canadian winter scene in my head but, admittedly I haven’t been a big reader of marvel comic books over the the last decade, so I wanted to first  refresh my memory of the superpowered siblings on Wikipedia. Alas my memories were heavily coloured with nostalgia. How you ask? First paragraph on Northstar,

He is one of the first openly gay superheroes in American comic books…

Whoa! Really!? How cool is that! Second, How the hell did I not know this? I didn’t have much of a life in the 80’s and I spent a lot of time with my comic books. I should have known this.

Apparently John Byrne intended Northstar to be gay right from the beginning in 1983 but editor-in-chief Jim Shooter gave him a hard NOPE! for his efforts as part of Marvel’s and the Comic Code’s policy against homosexual characters. Now being a straight male in 2014 I sometimes find it easy to forget that not too long ago the world was really afraid of sexual orientations they didn’t understand. It wasn’t until 1992 that Scott Lobdell was given permission to have Northstar state “I am gay” but the controversy that followed had Marvel bury the subject until 2002 when Northstar joined the X-men and was written to have a crush on Iceman. For almost 20 years a gay fictional character was too much for the public?

Upon research on Aurora I was reminded at how poorly women were treated in comics, her Wiki page reads like a trauma and disorder checklist; Split personality disorder, check! Dead parents, check! Suicide attempts, check! damsel in distress, check! Abusive relationship, check! After this read and reading about a few other female characters from the past I couldn’t help but feel that women were kind of treated like comic book writer’s personal punching bags.

So after that my idea for the shoot took a bit of a 180. Now I tried to imagine what life would look like in the 80’s if Northstar and Aurora shared an apartment. If the outside world couldn’t see, what would a scene look like?  Would introverted  Aurora always be talking to extroverted Aurora while Northstar was trying to hide porn behind his marvel comics? Maybe. .


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COMPLY, program.

Selling this badass latex Black Guard costume, inspired by the awesome TRON: Uprising cartoon. (So sad it’s been cancelled :( )

The shirt is a modified ALPS in black 0.45mm latex with laser-cut appliqués in UV-reactive orange. It’s a size small, and fits a 36 inch Chest, 31 inch Waist (approximately). The gauntlets are custom made in black 0.45mm latex with laser-cut appliqués in UV-reactive orange, sized for a 6 inch wrist and 10.5 inch forearm.

Shirt and gauntlets: $200

Visor and matching pants are also available. Message for details.

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