Around 200,000 people went through the doors of the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center earlier this month, making the New York Comic-Con one of the biggest nerd shows on the planet.
There are quite a few equipment cards in Magic: The Gathering that get players excited, but the ever-scary Bonesplitter has been cleaving through enemies since it was printed in the Mirrodin set fifteen years ago. And now you can see how you might recreate it in real life.
Here’s hellspawned_cosplay with a very good take on He-Man, defender of Eternia, rider of green cats, alter-ego of a royal doofus.
No doubt helped by the fact Ubisoft released a very cool guide back at E3, we’re already seeing quality cosplay from Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.
Belle’s dresses in Beauty and the Beast are fancy, but they’re not exactly authentic to the place and time of the original 18th century French fairy tale that Disney adapted.
Natane Eklund works by day as an artist in the video game industry, but over the past year she’s also been toiling away on a gaming project of a different kind: a full 1:1 replica of Sephiroth’s Final Fantasy VII costume, complete with Jenova prop.
Here’s AlyCat with some Ghostbusters x Rosie the Riveter cosplay.
I know, we’ve already run a DragonCon gallery, but this video from Legend of Micah covers the parties and giant parade that take place over the weekend, as cosplayers head down Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta.
The instupituous Alyson Tabbitha becomes Mila Jovovich with this Fifth Element cosplay.
Last month, Kotaku introduced Australian cosplayer A.K. Wirru’s terrific Mai Shiranui. Not content to only bring Mai to life with padding, Wirru also does a very good rendition of Mai’s moves.
Photographer Prasanna Welangoda, who we last saw covering the Sri Lanka Comic Con, has been in Australia recently, and was able to get some shots from Oz Comic-Con’s Brisbane show last weekend.
This year’s Tokyo Game Show is over. But our memories of its cosplay will live on and on.
Lindsay P is a cosplayer, make-up artist and props builder. You can see more of Lindsay’s work at her Behance page.
Fandemic—a con that tours the country, and which has already visited Sacramento this year—was in Houston earlier this month, as was some fantastic cosplay from attendees.
This isn’t photoshop: cosplayer Leon Chiro went all out on this Sephiroth getup, sitting himself in a ring of fire to make sure everything was as evil and brooding as possible.
Australian cosplayer A.K. Wirru pulled off a terrific cosplay of iconic fighting game character Mai Shiranui. Here’s how he did it.
Emilie Gauvin is a cosplayer from Montreal who specialises in costume and fashion design. Here she is as Haru from Persona 5. Panther by luxlocosplay, photo by Erik Paredes.
DragonCon, which was held between August 30–September 3 in Atlanta, isn’t just one of the biggest cosplay shows in North America, it’s now one of the biggest cosplay galleries we’ve ever run on this site.
Impact Props, the same team responsible for Nathan Fillion’s personal sidearm, have since made a replica Ace of Spades that looks as realistic as a fake Destiny weapon could possibly look.
Rose City Comic Con was held in Portland last week, and photographer Justin Cosplay was kind enough to send in some shots (and video) he took of the event.