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Cosplayers who are not white, thin, or physically able thrive at NYCC

Cosplaying isn’t just a fashion statement; the pastime also helps its participants embody the characters they love and do their best to assume the traits they admire, like bravery or kindness.

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Check out these incredible 3D-printed cosplay props from the Maker Faire in NYC

The annual Maker Faire — a moveable feast of arts, crafts, and technology, held worldwide since 2008 — had its first cosplay prop competition in New York City last weekend. The event, held at the New York Hall of Science, was everything you could expec…

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Stuff We Love: Your Star Wars cosplay is now complete, thanks to Po-Zu shoes

Cosplayers without hand-eye coordination can always find friends, family, and costumers to help us create a head-to-toe ensemble. But unless you happen to know a shoemaker — or you don’t mind putting in tedious hours embellishing your boots — …

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Stuff We Love: Spoonflower is a cosplayer/geek clothier’s new best friend

Cool geeky clothes are easier to find than ever before — if your body size is average or even extra large. But since bodies come in all heights and widths, the only way to get what we really want is to either make it ourselves, to cajole a clothes-…

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Firsts: The first cosplay took place at the first-ever con… in 1939

When cosplayers dress up as their favorite character, or even their interpretation of a favorite character, they’re not just expressing their fandom. They’re also carrying on a tradition that began with … well, the first iterations of fan conventions.

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Cosplayer takes budget cosplay to hilarious extremes

We love cosplay, the apparel worn by fans to better emulate the characters they admire. But not every cosplayer has the money to spend on screen-accurate depictions.
And then there’s cosplayer Bammbato.

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Cosplay We Love: Man turns K-2S0 into the coolest puppet ever

When you look at K-2S0 from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, you see a large torso with elongated arms, perched atop overly thin legs—an unlikely combination that does not exist in nature. It would be all but impossible to cosplay the Imperial security …

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2 women injured at DragonCon, hit by chairs dropped from balcony

Conventions. They’re all fun and cheer until you see your own blood. Which is exactly what happened to cosplayers Jamie Temple-Thompson Amador and Kelly McDaniel at DragonCon this past weekend.

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Los Angeles to honor Adam West by lighting a real-life Bat-signal

What has bright lights and shines a beacon of justice? It’s the city of Los Angeles, Robin. Holy homage, Batman.

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Mass Effect photo shoot at convention morphs into marriage proposal

Don’t you just love it when your cosplay photo shoot turns into a marriage proposal?

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