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.

Frodo & Samwise, photographed by Judy Stephens

Batman '66, photographed by Sandman-AC

Phoenix Wright, Maya Fey, & Detective Gumshoe, cosplayed by CaptainMiles, cupcake-rufflebutt, & GeronKizan

Silk Spectre/Sally Jupiter, cosplayed by FireLilyCosplay

Misty & Staryu, cosplayed by JadedInNowhere

Nightwing, cosplayed by Stargazer-Gemini

Hikaru, photographed by evalime

Serah Farron, cosplayed by Salvarion

Morpheus, cosplayed by Sarcasm-hime

Alucard, cosplayed by Faeryx13

Black Canary, cosplayed by clefchan

Fujimoto & Granmamere, cosplayed by alita-b-angel & arlo-arleh

Livewire, cosplayed by 4Shikatsu4

Black Cat, cosplayed by Lady-I-Hellsing

Kamen Rider Kiva, photographed by hellsign

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