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Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): Battling Boy, Kabuki, Dejah Thoris, Poison Ivy, Maleficent And More

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 communities of costuming that exist, such as and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

Battling Boy’s Dad & Battling Boy




Cosplayed by Bob Kieffer & Alex Kieffer, photographed by Contagious Media Productions





Cosplayed by Stella Chuu, photographed by Ron Gejon Photography





Cosplayed by northernbellerogue, photographed by wanderingdana

Dejah Thoris




Cosplayed by Jay Justice, photographed by Patrick Sun

Leon Kennedy (Resident Evil 2)




Cosplayed by SammySimplicity Cosplay, photographed by Martin Wong

Poison Ivy




Cosplayed by BangBangNeko Cosplay, photographed by Darkain

Sailor Moon




Cosplayed & photographed by Kathrine Zan

Scarlet Witch




Cosplayed by Twinklebat, photographed by Pat Loika





Photographed by Ron Gejon Photography





Cosplayed by Vudu Juju Cosplay, photographed by Paul Hillier Photography





Do you have a stellar cosplay that you would like to submit for Best Cosplay Ever (This Week)? If so, please submit your cosplay photos HERE (or email fashiontipsfromcomicstrips[at]gmail[dot]com with the subject line “Best Cosplay Ever”).

Don’t forget to include cosplayer and photographer credit and links!

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