December 10, 2012

100 Memorable Cosplay Images of 2012

100 of the best, most creative or just plain memorable costumes we spotted at conventions from coast to coast. Comics, sci-fi, anime or otherwise, the costumes are here.
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The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more Women of Denver Comic Con.
Christopher Morgan
The stereotype of comic book readers as overweight, nerdy men has been pounded into bits since Comic Book Guy made his debut on The Simpsons more than twenty years ago. See more Women of Denver Comic Con.
Spotted at Dallas Comic Con's Fan Days. See more: 40 Best Costumes at Dallas Comic Con's Fan Days.
Jay Barker
Spotted at Dallas Comic Con's Fan Days. See more: 40 Best Costumes at Dallas Comic Con's Fan Days.
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
Christopher Morgan
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
Christopher Morgan
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
Thousands of fans flocked to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con in October. See more: New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay.
Nate "Igor" Smith
Thousands of fans flocked to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con in October. See more: New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay.
The star power came out in San Diego, as cosplayers outfits included nods towards My Little PonyFriendship is Magic, Game of Thrones, Chef Vader, Spaceballs Barf,Homestuck, The Venture Brothers, a never-nude Tobia Fünke still seeking his Blue Man Group, and the always-popular gender bent slave Leia. See more Photos from San Diego Comic Con 2012.
Shannon Cottrell
The star power came out in San Diego, as cosplayers outfits included nods towards My Little PonyFriendship is Magic, Game of Thrones, Chef Vader, Spaceballs Barf,Homestuck, The Venture Brothers, a never-nude Tobia Fünke still seeking his Blue Man Group, and the always-popular gender bent slave Leia. See more Photos from San Diego Comic Con 2012.
Thousands of fans flocked to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con in October. See more: New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay.
Nate "Igor" Smith
Thousands of fans flocked to the Javits Center for New York Comic Con in October. See more: New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay.
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
Christopher Morgan
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
The Sheraton in Dallas was home to anime fans in full costumed glory at the 23rd A-Kon. See more A-Kon 2012 photos.
Catherine Downes
The Sheraton in Dallas was home to anime fans in full costumed glory at the 23rd A-Kon. See more A-Kon 2012 photos.
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.
Christopher Morgan
One of the costumes of Denver Comic Con, held in June. See more: The Costumes of Denver Comic Con.