You don't need to pay for a pass or battle your way through a crowded convention hall to experience the best cosplay San Diego Comic-Con has to offer. You just need a cosy spot in the convention center's designated smoking area and an appreciation for people walking. Let me explain.
This is what you can see without all the sweat, frustration and heavy spending. This is what I can give you without being the asshole who brings the entire show floor to a halt to take a picture of Sailor Moon.
This is why my stupid bald head is sunburned all to hell. You're welcome.