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.

Nightcrawler, cosplayed by TophWei, photographed by Alexei Povolotskiy

Wonder Girl, cosplayed by Aigue-Marine, photographed by Downpour

Dr. Manhattan, cosplayed by Douggary Grant

Ivy, cosplayed by Precious Cosplay, photographed by Joseph Chilin

Scruffy, photographed by Geeks are Sexy

The Joker, cosplayed by AlexWorks

Yukari & Isabella, cosplayed by haruhi-tyan & Fumi

Black Canary, cosplayed by gillykins, photographed by Jeffrey Danyleyko

Clare Claymore, cosplayed by MarikaSan, photographed by FallingFeathers

Sakura Kinomoto, cosplayed by JuTsukino

Supergirl, cosplayed by RoseOfMay, photographed by EBK

Zero, cosplayed by Leyyamaguy, photographed by manabuutena

Leeloo, cosplayed by Nebulaluben, photographed by josemanchado

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