Every year, San Diego Comic Con brings in some of the biggest comic book and tv/film fans from across the globe. San Diego Comic Con always brings great surprises and exclusives that everyone is anxious to see! The cosplay here keeps getting better and better with year that passes! Cosplay is an art and takes many hours, days and months of hard work and dedication! The cosplay here isn’t reserved to only comic book character it also expanded to characters from video games, television shows and film! Here are some of the best cosplay outfits from this years comic con!
Teenage Megasonic Warhead by @nonbinate
This cosplay of Teenage Megasonic Warhead from Deadpool is close to the film version and the attention to detail is amazing! The cosplayer captures the character’s personlaity perfectly!
Mystique by @magnetomystique
This Mystique cosplay puts the transformation aspect of her character into the foreground! This cosplay has our favorite blue mutant caught in the middle of transforming into a Vietnam Era soldier.
Spock from Star Trek is a convention cosplay favorite, but this particular Spock has got us taking a double take. The similarity to the late Leonard Nimoy is outstanding! Live long and prosper Cosplay Spock! This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Cholo Thanos by @darknytestudios
Cholo Thanos is what the people needed! This cosplay puts a fun spin on an otherwise nefarious character! Cholo Thanos even has a “Infinity Chancla” instead of a Infinity Gauntlet!
Killer Croc by @emg555
This Killer Croc cosplay from Suicide Squad is a moving piece of art! The intricate work on the makeup deserves an award itself! This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Velociraptor + Alan Grant = Dr. Alan Raptor. This Alan Grant and velociraptor cosplay is everything! Alan Grant, a weary but curious paleontologist is played by Sam Neil in the Jurassic Park franchise. This hybrid of dinosaur and man is a creative spin on a modern classic! This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Black Panther was one of the biggest and most relevant films of the entire year. As of May of 2018, the film has made about 1.344 billion at box office! It’s no surprise that San Diego Comic Con was full of amazing Black Panther cosplays! This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Angel of Death
This Angel of Death cosplay from the Hellboy series is flawlessly executed! The Angel of Death in Hellboy is the manifestation of Hellboy’s personal death and appears at moments where he may die. It gives the right amount of eeriness and prosthetic SFX skill! This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Mera from the new James Wan Aquaman film is sure to become a cosplay favorite by next year’s convention!Played by Amber Heard, the film version of Mera is easily recognized by her flaming, bright red hair! This Mera cosplay is simple but embodies the regal spirit of the queen of Atlantis superbly! This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Supergirl aka Kara Zor-El is the cousin of Superman and his equal. As a teenager she was sent to Earth by her parents to be raised by her cousin. Kara takes the alternate identify of Linda Lee Danvers and hides her superhero identity from basically everyone except her cousin. In 2015, the CW adapted the comics into a TV show that has gained a steady fanbase. This is one of the best cosplay outfits to wear!
Did you go to San Diego Comic Con this year? What were the best cosplay outfits? What cosplay would you go as? Let us know in the comments below!
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