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 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.

Batgirl, cosplayed by Damaris Degen

Haruko Haruhara, Canti, Mamimi Samejima, & Naota Nandaba, cosplayed by tsubaki-chan, amenokitarou, verity-niwa, & luthien-ikari; photographed by fiathriel

Bert & Mary Poppins, cosplayed by NanjoKoji & Ravenic

Abbey Chase, cosplayed by IchigoKitty

Ezio Auditore da Firenze, photographed by Sara Zizza

Dazzler, cosplayed by DJ Spider, photographed by Judy Stephens

Charles Xavier, cosplayed by rayi-kun, photographed by Hasengott

Mr. Beetle, photographed by Kifir

Psylocke, cosplayed by Psykitten Pow

Miles Edgeworth, photographed by shiroms08th

The Pro, cosplayed by illiara, photographed by Benn Robbins

Bucky Barnes, photographed by ArchonEquilibrium

April O'Neil, cosplayed by Ginny

Black Lantern Hawkgirl, cosplayed by akumaraven

Tarfful & Chewbacca, cosplayed by Marcus & Chewie-changa

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