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.

Iron Man, cosplayed by baden3, photographed by KuroSeirei

San, cosplayed by lovelyyorange, photographed by fallingfeathers

Rachel Summers, cosplayed by thatDJSpider

Jason Todd, cosplayed by testsubjectb

Wonder Woman, cosplayed by fairyporchqueen, photographed by Darren Rowley

Ysera, cosplayed by Mandine83

Ms. Marvel, cosplayed by bettiebloodshed, photographed by LJinto

Black Alice, cosplayed by blackalice

Jack & Sally, cosplayed by ex-shadow & cupcake-rufflebutt, photographed by fenyxdesign

Nightcrawler, cosplayed by twinfools, photographed by weatherstone

Mistress of Pain (Diablo III), cosplayed by CalipsoCosplay, photographed by Michele Albrigo

Magik, photographed by greyloch

Saiyaman 2/Videl, cosplayed by maiabest93, photographed by Dee Jocson

Poison Ivy, cosplayed by drummerina, photographed by Edoardo del Gaudio

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