Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving community of costuming that exists today and cosplay communities such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. In honor of the many fans who've displayed excellence in the mastery of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), a weekly collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we've discovered and assembled into our own super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

Voltron, cosplayed by The GRIM AdventuREZ of Belldandy

Robin/Carrie Kelly, cosplayed by laughingdaredevil

Scorpion, cosplayed by BatmanBeyond2009

Hades & Megara, cosplayed by Babsi & devilish0kisa

Dazzler, cosplayed by Marie-Claude Bourbonnais, photographed by jaytablante

Robin/Tim Drake, cosplayed by miarichan

Power Girl, cosplayed by takafutoku

Queen Rutela, cosplayed by HylianJean

Charlotte La Bouff, cosplayed by sadwonderland

Princess Leia, cosplayed by thatbloodypirate, photographed by lisanders

Dr. Mrs. the Monarch & The Monarch, cosplayed by Kit Quinn & Steven Meissner

Ganondorf, cosplayed by erendrym

Hildegard Von Krone, cosplayed by nixbennett, photographed by KiraHokuten

Red Pyro, cosplayed by negativedreamer

Sadako Yamamura, cosplayed by ooobuta-kunooo, photographed by pugoffka-sama

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