With cosplay, you can become anyone you want, regardless of the color of your skin or gender! From Great Big Story: In the world of comics and cosplay, African Americans are vastly underrepresented. But Jourdan Barnett, aka Blerd Vision, is trying to change that. Show More Summary
Get ready for mischief when Deadpool is around! D-Piddy attended Comic Con again this year as Deadpool, in order to stir up trouble! (YouTube link) All skits on the convention floor were set up with the other cosplayers, and there was no contact without consent. However, just like the Deadpool movie, some scenes are not for children. -via Tastefully Offensive
Fans star as their favorite characters on Marvel Comics' covers.
Anything goes when it comes to Comic-Con cosplay, and this year’s cosplayers were definitely about that life at the annual convention for comics fans. The event kicked off with Preview Night on Wednesday, July 20 with four days of panels, exhibits and everyone from Steampunk Trekkies to scantily clad superheroes. Show More Summary
Movie studios and TV networks use the San Diego Comic-Con to promote new products, but attendees like Bethany Jones use the four-day event to truly be themselves ? and that often means dressing up in costume. “I wish I could dress up all the time,” Jones, 21, told HuffPost. Show More Summary
(Photo: David Ngo) For the San Diego Comic Con, the famous cosplayer Leeanne Vamp dressed as Dark Helmet, the Darth Vader analog from the Mel Brooks parody film Spaceballs. I doubt she'll find the suit as suffocating as Rick Moranis did.
Comic-Con 2016 is happening in San Diego this weekend, which can only mean one thing: an invasion of cosplayers. Yes, the nerds are descending on the Convention Center dressed as characters from their favorite comic books, cartoons, TV shows and movies. Show More Summary
The nerd media mayhem that is San Diego Comic Con 2016 is in full swing. While eyes are glued to screens feasting on the latest movie studio and television news, SDCC is just as well known for its mass of cosplayers: nerdy boys and girls who’ve donned (self made) costumes of their favorite heroes and pop culture characters. […]
San Diego Comic-Con kicks off today—the world’s biggest gathering of comics fans, movie buffs, gamers and geeks of all stripes. There are sneak previews of blockbuster movies and TV shows, panels galore and cosplay, cosplay cosplay! As ever, there’s lots for LGBT fans to enjoy—from LGBT-centric booths on the convention floor, like Prism Comics and... Read more »
The San Diego Comic Con is not only a place for people to cosplay and show their love of pop culture, it’s also a place where industry folk bring their upcoming products to get feedback. Movies, shows, internet personalities, video games, and more all present themselves to generate interest and buzz. Such is the case […]
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These images prove what we've long known here at Boing Boing: Dedication and true fandom trump how much you have in your bank account to spend on cosplaying your favorite comics, sci fi, or anime characters. Follow LowCostCosplay on Facebook or Instagram. (more…)
The stars of the Montreal Comic Con this past weekend were dancers Simon Fontaine and Michele Paul, who cosplayed the movie The Mask. (YouTube link) A good time was had by all. -via Geeks Are Sexy
C'est génial! Thousands of comic book fans, sci-fi fans, and cosplayers descended on Montreal, Quebec, this weekend for the Montreal Comic Con! As far as I can tell, this is the closest con to the home base of Geeks Are Sexy. Yan and...Show More Summary
If you can sense that feeling of excitement, panic and salt in the air, you know San Diego Comic-Con is near. There's just something about this annual gathering of fans, creators, actors and cosplayers that makes the summer that much more special. Show More Summary
What superhero embodies the spirit of the Fourth of July? Captain America, that’s who! And considering his existence in both the World War II era and the present day, in comics and in movies, he comes with a pretty versatile look for cosplayers. Show More Summary
Gundam warriors, League of Legends characters, comic book cosplayers and a bevy of mashups (Samurai Mario, anyone?) crowded the main lobby of the Los Angeles Convention Center this weekend for the 25th edition of the Anime Expo. Visitors navigated their way through an artists alley for hand-drawn...
From anime, to western cinema, to DC comics, there's a ton of cosplay to see at Anime Expo.
Introduced in 1968, there a few women in comics with such a storied history of strength and determinaton as Carol Danvers, aka Captain Marvel. Carol is a character who works hard at building the brightest possible tomorrow and the best version of herself. Show More Summary