Time for a different kind of crucible, Guardians.
“Can I walk onto a Star Wars set and fit into the background?” A lot of the costumes on display here could do exactly that. Probably not Hip-Hip Trooper, though. He’s definitely Expanded Universe... unless things change.
"I feel like I'm in a spaceship." Yeah, a spaceship that could kick the ass of many a Spartan.
Somewhere in a What If reality, Tony Stark and the malevolent AI intent on destroying Earth in Avengers: Age of Ultron are just cool buds who sport impressive armor.
Why would someone cosplay as a zombie Stormtrooper? For the kids, of course. The folks behind Cosplay Boom talk to the person behind this gory get-up as part of a new documentary series about Star Wars fan culture.
It makes sense that the guy who played a Real Nerd Guy on Portlandia is into cosplay. But he isn't the only one. Apparently, people love dressing up as nerd icons out there.
A badass Mass Effect rifle replica. Creepily realistic Skyrim bad guys. Armor and weapons from loads of beloved video games. Bill Doran's Punished Props studio makes all of those things. And, man, it doesn't sound relaxing at all.
He'd look a lot like this cosplay. Pretty much exactly this. "Doom has no need of your exotics. Doom is his own exotic."
When you travel all over the country documenting the skill and enthusiasm behind some of the best cosplay going, you're bound to capture a bunch of truly excellent moments. The folks behind the Cosplay Boom documentary series did exactly that and are sharing some of their favorites. Bask in the wow, won't you?
Most cosplayers do their costume-making several degrees of separation away from the professional designers who create the big-budget looks they emulate. So they don't get the chance to hear what the concept artists and visual effects maestros think of fan-made work. But, some of the folks who've worked on the Hobbit…
"I never got it in-game, so I thought I'm gonna make it and I'm going to have my own Lightbringer set at the house." Makes sense, when you're a gifted costume-maker.
I like Mass Effect. Other people out there like both Mass Effect and Dragon Age. Do you like either enough to craft an outfit inspired by the sci-fi or fantasy action series and wear it out to conventions? No, me either. But, let's hear from the brave creative people who do in fact cosplay as heroes from Bioware's big…
You're looking pretty awesome there, Deathlord.
People all over the world love looking at and performing cosplay. But it's still relatively rare to hear the motivations and stories that spur folks to craft their elaborate costumes. A new documentary series aims to do just that.
Portland had a big geek gathering this past weekend and, wouldn't you know it, many most excellent cosplayers were out in force at the Rose City Comic-Con. Here's Iron Totoro or, as I like to call him, My Neighbor Tony Stark. Come on through for more costuming that runs the gamut from cute to creepy.
How much League of Legends cosplay was there at PAX Prime? A lot. For example, there's a person in that cat costume.
This year's PAX Prime is slowly coming to an end, but that's no excuse to stop celebrating some of Seattle's best cosplay.
Want impeccably done Borderlands, Judge Dredd and Kingdom Hearts cosplay from the Pacific Northwest? Well, come right on in.
The PAX that begat all other PAXes has come back around, bringing thousands of fans of all stripes to Seattle to nerd out together. Is there cosplay? Of course. Take a look at some of the best geek culture get-ups right here.
Ever wonder why the people wearing those awesome cosplay outfits do it in the first place? Or how they put their get-ups together? A new documentary series called Cosplay Boom wants to tell the stories of the people who dress up as beloved characters and make fan gatherings so much fun. If the filmmakers hit their…