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. 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), 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.

Storm, cosplayed by Brittany Vennart, photographed by Edward Liu

Big Daddy (BioShock), photographed by Robbins Studios

Pixie, cosplayed by inuyoku

Fionna & Prince Gumball (Adventure Time), cosplayed by Anything Goes School of Masquerade Arts, photographed by Everon Fancam

Selina Kyle (The Dark Knight Rises), cosplayed by Katie Cosplays, photographed by Joseph Chi Lin

Sailor Chibi Moon (Sailor Moon), cosplayed by Kohaku

Spider-Man, cosplayed by cloudwarrior75

Tidus (Final Fantasy X), cosplayed by lethargic-angel, photographed by foodtrip

Rogue, cosplayed by onewingedjade, photographed by Eurobeat King

Prince Justin/Turnip Head (Howl's Moving Castle), cosplayed by arlo-arleh, photographed by sorceressmoonblader

Batman, cosplayed by Bob Gouveia, photographed by Bill Hicks

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