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.

Supergirl, cosplayed by Jenn of dangerousladies

Doctor Doom, cosplayed by MACktor

Archer Sterling and Lana Kane, cosplayed by Prince Ali and yafromuk

Faye Valentine, cosplayed by alissapeekaboo

Henchman 21, cosplayed by Shadowfox012

Young Justice, cosplayed by akusesu, Bheng-Bheng, bluevis, camilliette, ohjimmyboy, zangetsuasuma, and DynamiteBreakdown

Wasp, cosplayed by Riddle

Molotov Cocktease, cosplayed by Ms. Mars

Willard, cosplayed by Neil Cicierega

Fantastic Four [source]

Batgirl/Cassandra Cain, cosplayed by Emmy of dangerousladies

Terminator and John Connor, photographed by Matt & Kristy

Looker, cosplayed by DJ Spider

Steel, photographed by Once Upon A Geek

Catwoman, cosplayed by Meagan Marie