Category Archives: Cosplay

Star Wars / Disney Mashup Cosplay — Meet Snowbafett

Now I’m on record (repeat­edly) on the subject of just how lame a  char­acter Boba Fett actu­ally is. Third worst in the entire Star Wars universe isn’t hyper­bole. That’s actu­ally where I think he ranks. Fett has one thing and one thing only going for him. He looks pretty cool (in a 70s sort of way). So Amber Arden’s costume (as photographed here by Estrada Photog­raphy) takes the one good thing about Fett and makes it massively cooler by combining it with a Disney Princess. Snow White to be specific. Not only does she give the Mandalorean armor the correct color scheme, she’s even put a bow on the helmet!

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Gender Switched Supernatural Cosplay — Death

The TV Show Super­nat­ural actu­ally had one of the best humanoid incar­na­tions of Death that I’ve seen in any visual media. A large part of that came down to the choice of Julian Rich­ings to play the char­acter. A combi­na­tion of his gaunt features and the dry weary tones with which he deliv­ered the lines made for a distinc­tive but entirely believ­able death. Some of these elements are not things that can be easily captured in cosplay. Partic­u­larly when you pull a gender switch on the char­acter. ShahanaMikagi has done a great job here with the visuals of the char­acter as presented in Super­nat­ural. From the obvious ones like the cane and the clothing to the expres­sion on her face in this photo. Having the shadow “wings” int he back­ground is just the icing on the cake.

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LEGO Star Wars Cosplay — LEGO Boba Fett

How about that for a geek triumvi­rate head­line? Yes this is a cosplay of the LEGO Star Wars minifigure of the galaxy’s least compe­tent bounty hunter Boba Fett as lovingly created by CGS1 for his son. Even I think it’s really cool and I think Boba Fett is the third lamest char­acter in Star Wars. It’s … Continue reading LEGO Star Wars Cosplay — LEGO Boba Fett

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Dungeons & Dragons Cosplay — Presto The Magician

I really like it when I see unusual cosplay. Either popular char­ac­ters rein­ter­preted in a new way or more obscure char­ac­ters brought to life. Presto The Magi­cian falls into that second cate­gory. I know some of you will remember the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon from the early 1980s but I think it’s fair to say we’re a minority at this point. It was a fun show though and I think above average for a kids cartoon. Presto the Magi­cian (yes called a magi­cian rather than Magic User) was a well meaning but frequently inef­fec­tual hero who’s magic basi­cally consisted of pulling things from his hat. Anyway… it was a fun show.

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Doctor Who Cosplay — 10th Doctor and Martha Jones

David Tennant’s Tenth Doctor shows Martha Jones his screw­driver in this cosplay and they both find it very inter­esting indeed. What? He does! They do! Silli­ness aside, I like this cosplay it captures the char­ac­ters without being too slavish to every tiny detail. It’s been well posed in a way that fits the two char­ac­ters and the photo­graph is effec­tively composed. Unfor­tu­nately I often see what is good cosplay spoiled (for online presen­ta­tion) by a poorly composed photo­graph. Source:

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How To Train Your Dragon Cosplay — Astrid Has A Big Axe

A very, very big axe in this cosplay by Tarah-Rex, photographed by Mick­tog­raphy. I’d say this is more How To Train Your Dragon 2 Astrid, but either way the costume is great and the expres­sion on her face perfect for the char­acter. I like the photo­graph too. My only quibble is the over-exposure of the … Continue reading How To Train Your Dragon Cosplay — Astrid Has A Big Axe

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DC Comics Cosplay — The Question

You don’t see too many people cosplaying as The Ques­tion. Perhaps it’s just because he is a compar­a­tively obscure comics char­acter. Or perhaps it’s because the costume is so basic. Beyond the “face­less” mask there’s not a lot to hang your costuming on really I guess. But he is the inspi­ra­tion for Rorschach after all and he had a pretty good run in his own comic at DC back in the late 80s. Since then… things have gotten a bit weirder. I was okay with Renee Montoya picking up the mantle, but the new 52 cosmic reboot leaves me shaking my head.

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