Absolutely Incredible Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon: Day 3!

The cosplay does not stop! Emerald City Comicon was just bursting with beautiful recreations of costumes from comics, movies, television and books. And to prove it, here's one last batch of the best ECCC cosplay! » 3/30/15 12:49pm Today 12:49pm

The Most Astonishing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon... Part 2!

They sure know how to party in Seattle. Yesterday, we brought you a batch of incredible cosplay pics from Emerald City Comicon — but today's photos are way more stunning. Including some costumes we've never, ever seen done before. Check out best of ECCC's cosplay, day two! » 3/29/15 12:36pm Yesterday 12:36pm

The Most Mind-Blowing Cosplay From Emerald City Comicon.... So Far

Cosplay is our sartorial gateway to fantastical worlds and wonderful visions. We can never actually visit the places we watch and read about in science fiction and fantasy, but really great cosplay brings us closer to them. This weekend is Emerald City Comicon, and we've been blown away by some of the costumes thus… » 3/28/15 1:00pm Saturday 1:00pm

A Cosplayer Might Be One Of The First People On Mars

American cosplayer Maggie Duckworth has a chance at being one of the first human beings to set foot on Mars. And, when that's done, be the first human being to cosplay on Mars. » 3/16/15 6:00pm 3/16/15 6:00pm

The Most Stunning And Clever Cosplay From Long Beach Comic Expo 2015!

The best cosplay isn't just dress-up — it's a performance, paying tribute to the characters and stories we love. And this cosplay from Long Beach Comic Expo is just brilliant, and super-accomplished. It's the perfect thing for a dreary Monday morning. Here's our favorite cosplay from Long Beach! » 3/02/15 10:30am 3/02/15 10:30am

A Design Student Built a Batsuit That Will Actually Protect You

Jackson Gordon, an industrial design student at Philadelphia University built himself a combat suit in the style of Batman. While not bulletproof, Gordon says his design will protect against fists, bats, and machetes. » 2/25/15 1:30am 2/25/15 1:30am

Friendly reminder: less than 5 hours from this post 

...the Swedish cosplay championship will air! You will be able to watch it via this video link and see a countdown to when it begins. No english subtitles that I know of, but I bet it will be interesting anyway. Some of the judges are from other countries. So I guess some english will be spoken. :)

Five hours later… » 2/21/15 7:39am 2/21/15 7:39am

This Awesome Ant-Man Helmet Is Another 3D Printed Delight

I've mentioned before that 3D printing is going to be a huge boon for cosplay, and it's already showcased itself plenty of times (remember that awesome Batman suit?) - but Redditor ANAGNO's new Ant-Man helmet is one of the coolest bits of 3D-printed cosplay I've seen so far. » 2/20/15 9:00am 2/20/15 9:00am

Medieval Darth Vader Is Equal Parts Petrifying, Impractical And Amazing

I'm willing to bet that on an actual Medieval battlefield, this Star Wars inspired suit of armour may not be the most practical bit of kit. But just as a thing to look at? Well then yeah, holy crap, it looks downright incredible. » 2/02/15 1:00pm 2/02/15 1:00pm

Get To Know The Uber-Inspiring Woman Dubbed "The Superhero's Shrink"

The Atlantic has a long-form profile of psychologist, comic-book and cosplay enthusiast, and Under the Mask blogger Andrea Letamendi, discussing her background as an academic who slowly allowed her geeky passions to infiltrate her professional life. » 1/27/15 1:45pm 1/27/15 1:45pm

The Most Disturbing Images Of ​Krampus, Santa's Child-Eating Counterpart

You may be familiar with the legend of Krampus, the horned monstrosity who also visits children on Christmas Eve, but have you seen the holiday cards with Krampus binding kids in chains or beheld the satanic delights of the Krampus Run? If not, sit back and enjoy the demonic visual sleigh ride. » 1/23/15 3:00pm 1/23/15 3:00pm

Genius Stargate Cosplay Is, Well, A Human Stargate

Cosplayer Nyima-chan loses Stargate cosplay points for not dressing as James Spader. And...look, that's about the only negative I could find about this entire thing, which from the concept to the execution is just terrific. » 1/11/15 7:51pm 1/11/15 7:51pm

By The Goddess, Look At This Wonderful Mass Effect Cosplay 

You know it's a job well done when I have to question if this is a person in cosplay or the actual Liara T'Soni from the Mass Effect games made flesh through an act of sorcery - but rest assured, this is Jen of Soylent Cosplay, doing an outstanding job recreating everyone's favourite Asari scientist. » 12/31/14 5:00pm 12/31/14 5:00pm

This Fantastic Batman Armour Is Entirely 3D-Printed

I mean, sure, emailing a wrench into space is pretty awesome, but so is using the wonderful technology of home 3D-printing to make yourself a badass Batsuit, right? Stevie Dee of Crimson Coscrafts knows what's up. » 1/01/15 4:30pm 1/01/15 4:30pm

This Excellent Smaug Cosplay Is Benedict Cumberbatch Approved

Earlier this year, Redditor Kialna crafted herself an amazing Humanoid Smaug costume for AnimeCon 2014 - but then went one step beyond that and wore said amazing cosplay to the London première of The Battle Of The Five Armies, where it drew the attention of Smaug The Terrible himself. » 12/29/14 5:00pm 12/29/14 5:00pm

Nikita Is A Cosplay Star

Laura Salviani, aka Nikita Cosplay, is one of the best cosplayers on the planet (she featured in our 2014 roundup). We've never showcased her entire range of work here on Cosplay, though, so let's fix that. » 12/28/14 6:53pm 12/28/14 6:53pm

This Cosplaying Rabbit Is Already The Best Calendar Idea Of 2015

As 2014 comes to a close, it's time to look towards the new year - and that means buying calendars. But wait! We might have already found one, thanks to this Calendar filled with picture after picture of an adorable Cosplaying Rabbit. » 12/24/14 1:00pm 12/24/14 1:00pm

Santa Doom Is Here To Spread Festive Cheer IN ALL CAPS

DOOM CARES NOT FOR CHRISTMAS. Well, I guess that's a lie, thanks to this incredible cosplay by Cash Branson - Santa Doom is coming to town, and he's got one hell of a naughty list. » 12/19/14 9:00am 12/19/14 9:00am

The Very Best Cosplay of 2014

What an amazing year for cosplay! Hot dam,n you are all so talented and clever and creative it almost makes us mad. But we love you and all the great cosplay we saw this year. So as a tribute, here is a collection of our favorite cosplay moments from 2014. » 12/19/14 1:30pm 12/19/14 1:30pm