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10 Truly Amazing Cosplays

by Amanda Wallace 3 months ago

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Cosplay (or costume play) is an exercise in fan-devotion. Creative and determined fans will work their hardest to recreate their favorite characters as close to the original as possible. While... continue »

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Cosplay (or costume play) is an exercise in fan-devotion. Creative and determined fans will work their hardest to recreate their favorite characters as close to the original as possible. While there are many levels of cosplay, and while they can range from near photo-recreation to imagining the content outside of its original source (burlesque Batman villains, for example) there are some examples that really rise above the rest. 

Here are 10 truly amazing cosplays! 

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  • 55
    About 3 months ago,
    Stephanie Tang (Featured Columnist) said:
    Wasn't the Loki cosplayer the one who photoshopped Loki's armor from the movie posters onto her photos and then submitted them for a cosplay contest?
  • 57
    About 3 months ago,
    Amanda Wallace (Featured Columnist) said:
    I have compared the originals to the shopped (I think I included the non-shopped one) and the difference is to the chest detail, not the entire thing
  • 54
    About 3 months ago,
    Jay Ricciardi (Associate Editor) said:
    The Lutece Twins cosplay is freaking phenomenal.
  • 30
    About 3 months ago,
    Lauren Puga (Featured Columnist) said:
    Awesome list. I love Meagan Marie so much.
  • 44
    About 3 months ago,
    Venisia Gonzalez (Columnist) said:
    Nebulaluben does great cosplay as well. Awesome list!
    http://nebulaluben.deviantart.com/art/Zer0-and-Maya-426166391
  • 57
    About 3 months ago,
    Amanda Wallace (Featured Columnist) said:
    Lovely work. I love when they try to capture the Borderlands art style in the costumes.
  • 1
    About 3 months ago,
    The Pointman_0897 said:
    How about that incredible cosplayer for Elizabeth from Bioshock that was so good, the game company hired her as a live model?