Rick Stafford, known as The True Aquaman, has been on the professional cosplay circuit, attending comic cons and events all around the world.
From Loss to Light
What you may not know about Rick Stafford is that he began his cosplay journey began in his youth, dressing up in character for holidays and special events. But his calling came during the time when his young son, Christian was battling leukemia.
As any parent would do to ease what pain they could from their child, he dressed as Star Wars characters and brought smiles to all the children in the hospital. After the death of his young son, Rick continues to do charity cosplay appearances and brings to smiles to children and those who are young at heart.
He is a veteran cosplayer with 15 years of experience and over 40 costumes; a professional fitness trainer, a Master SCUBA diver and dive instructor, and truly amazing and genuine soul. This True Aquaman used to dive with sharks – for real!
Watch his panel during Geek Out Virtual Con 2020
We had the pleasure of spending time with Athena Finger, Heiress to the Dark Knight, followed by Rick Stafford, The TRUE Aquaman, on April 11, 2020. Tune in to watch or listen to the podcast on iHeart Radio.
Rick Stafford interview with HWWS
Sit back and enjoy more from The True Aquaman as he’s interviewed on Hanging With Web Show.