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.

With the release of Green Lantern in theatres this Friday (June 17th), let's charge up our power rings and check out some of the best cosplayers of the Green Lantern Corps!

Green Lantern (Hal Jordan), cosplayed by Kal-El_NC

Sinestro, cosplayed by Lee

Abin-Sur, cosplayed by akabrwyne

Tomar-Re, cosplayed by Gareth Shaw

Kilowog, cosplayed by Aaron Riven

Guy Gardner, cosplayed by eric3060

Sendrina, cosplayed by dingomirr, photographed by Molly McIsaac

NautKeLoi, cosplayed by SkrullLantern

Kyle Rayner, cosplayed by Laban

Sodam Yat, cosplayed by cloudwarrior

Princess Iolande, cosplayed by maiea, photographed by Molly McIsaac

Sinestro, photographed by BostonComicCon

Jade, photographed by lawrencebrenner

John Stewart, cosplayed by thomdave

Tomar-Re, cosplayed by shane9mm

Soranik Natu, cosplayed by Uta Arashino

Hal Jordan as Parallax, cosplayed by greenarrowfl

Arisia Rrab, cosplayed by msventress

Alan Scott, cosplayed by aquaman

Rule 63 Hal Jordan, cosplayed by Mia Ballistic

Green Lantern Corps (source)

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