Emma Frost can read minds and turn into a nigh-indestructible diamond person. She doesn’t take crap from fools, either, and that’s why Erich Von Metzger cosplays as the X-Men’s formidable telepath.

The latest episode of our documentary series “Behind the Mask” features Von Metzger, a.k.a. Brooklyn Link, talking about the roots of his pursuit of cosplay, as well as explaining why he enjoys making and wearing the costume looks worn by female characters.