New York Comic-Con is quickly growing into one of the biggest shows not just in the U.S., but on the planet, with Hollywood stars hosting panels and over 200,000 people coming through the gates.
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You ever spot a really bad idea and think, “that’s definitely going to have consequences that no one can foresee”? To me, that’s the Sonic the Hedgehog movie. Not because of its questionable design choices (give me the weird hog, it’s good, actually) but because no matter how great Sonic’s movie design is, Halloween was always coming. And when Halloween rolls around, so do horrifying costumes that barely resemble the things they are based on.
Thursday, when Kotaku reported that Overwatch’s Mei had been turned into a symbol of the Hong Kong resistance, one commenter wondered if there would be cosplay of this at next month’s BlizzCon. Probably! But we don’t have to wait that long.
This enormous Grammeowster Chef is so big, and so detailed, that it took two studios — GSTQ Fashions (who we covered recently for their work on Dave Bautista’s final WWE outfit) and Wooden Leg Studios — to bring it to life.
Mister Global is a big male beauty competition that’s basically trying to be Miss Universe for dudes (the Mr. Universe competition, once won by Arnold Schwarzenegger, is for body-builders). As part of this year’s contest, entrants have to wear national costumes, and nearly every one of them look like Capcom is about to charge you $7 to unlock them.
Now that Overwatch players have stopped complaining about how overpowered the hero Brigitte is, perhaps we can all guiltlessly enjoy some fantastic Brigitte cosplay.
Last night, Twitch suspended art streamer Quqco after she livestreamed herself wearing cosplay of Chun-Li from Street Fighter, Dexerto first reported.
Here’s Japanese cosplayer 11Vadu with one of, if not the best Samus outfit I have ever seen.
We’re so accustomed to modern cosplay photography being slick and bright and clean that it’s easy to settle into the idea that’s the only way to take photos of people in costume. But this series of shots from this year’s DragonCon shows that a change of hardware can make a big difference to how we see cosplayers on the internet.
This is sixtutu, a cosplayer from China with a more traditional take on Battle Angel Alita.