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.

Arrietty, cosplayed by TheBird-TheBee, photographed by Morataya

Catwoman, cosplayed by VelvetNeko, photographed by Dominguez Michael

Tomoyo Daidouji, photographed by SAlbi

American Dream, cosplayed by rose0fmay, photographed by T Brindisi Photography

Vaan, cosplayed by AmenoKitarou, photographed by beethy

Emma Frost, cosplayed by shut-up-and-duel-me, photographed by nemovalkyrja

Lady Amalthea, cosplayed by Lilian-hime, photographed by Mary Ilyina

The Joker & Harley Quinn, cosplayed by Gotham Public Works, photographed by IndieNate

Princess Tiana, cosplayed by xAleux, photographed by Chi Hong Wong

Star Sapphire, cosplayed by GraceyDarling

Lara Croft, photographed by illyne

Kratos, photographed by pandorynha [source]

Power Girl, cosplayed by Ashley Riot, photographed by lenlenlen1

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