Category Archives: Cosplay

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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

<img class="alignright size-large wp-image-119828" src="http://www.eoghann.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/spn_fem_death_cosplay_by_shahanamikagi-d7ptlqn-682x1024.jpg" alt="spn_fem_death_cosplay_by_shahanamikagi-d7ptlqn" width="600" height="900" data-wp-pid="119828" />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 … Read More…
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LEGO Star Wars Cosplay — LEGO Boba Fett

<img class="alignleft size-large wp-image-119822" src="http://www.eoghann.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/photo-5 – 1-768x1024.jpg" alt="photo 5 – 1" width="600" height="800" data-wp-pid="119822" />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 … Read More…
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Dungeons & Dragons Cosplay — Presto The Magician

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-119808" src="http://www.eoghann.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/presto__the_magician___dungeons_and_dragons_v_by_dashingtonylima-d7pun9c.jpg" alt="presto__the_magician___dungeons_and_dragons_v_by_dashingtonylima-d7pun9c" width="1440" height="1080" data-wp-pid="119808" />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 … Read More…
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Doctor Who Cosplay — 10th Doctor and Martha Jones

<img class="alignright size-large wp-image-119790" src="http://www.eoghann.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/fascinating_screwdriver__doctor_by_isadorada-d7orcyl-671x1024.jpg" alt="fascinating_screwdriver__doctor_by_isadorada-d7orcyl" width="600" height="915" data-wp-pid="119790" />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 … Read More…
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How To Train Your Dragon Cosplay — Astrid Has A Big Axe

<img class="alignleft size-large wp-image-119781" src="http://www.eoghann.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Astrid-683x1024.jpg" alt="Astrid" width="600" height="899" data-wp-pid="119781" />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. … Read More…
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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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