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The crossover event between comics and fashion.

WHAT TO EXPECT :
Heroic haute messes.
Cat burglar couture.
Sass in masks.
Clothes combat.
Sidekicks in sweet kicks.
Model turns and spinning transformations.

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BETTY FELON

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I'm also the resident Superheroic Sartorialist at ComicsAlliance.

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25 June 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): HEROESCON 2014 EDITION
Compiled by Betty Felon
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.
The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at  HeroesCon, and we were there to check out the show as well as capture some of the stellar cosplay on display.
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Check out my photos from HeroesCon this past weekend!

comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): HEROESCON 2014 EDITION

Compiled by Betty Felon

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at  HeroesCon, and we were there to check out the show as well as capture some of the stellar cosplay on display.

READ MORE

Check out my photos from HeroesCon this past weekend!

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16 June 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): SPECIAL EDITION NYC 2014
Compiled by Betty Felon
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.
The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at the first ever Special Edition: NYC, and we were there to check out the show as well as capture some of the stellar cosplay on display.
READ MORE

Check out some of the awesome cosplayers I ran into at Special Edition: NYC this past weekend :)

comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): SPECIAL EDITION NYC 2014

Compiled by Betty Felon

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

The comics, sci-fi, gaming and fantasy communities’ talents for homemade disguises, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics are definitely on display this weekend at the first ever Special Edition: NYC, and we were there to check out the show as well as capture some of the stellar cosplay on display.

READ MORE

Check out some of the awesome cosplayers I ran into at Special Edition: NYC this past weekend :)

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3 June 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): 06.02.14
Compiled by Betty Felon
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.
Above: Pixie cosplayed and photographed by Katherine Zan.
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comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): 06.02.14

Compiled by Betty Felon

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

Above: Pixie cosplayed and photographed by Katherine Zan.

SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS AT COMICS ALLIANCE

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24 May 14
comicsalliance:

LITTLE GIRLS ARE BETTER AT DESIGNING SUPERHEROES THAN YOU, SAYS ALEXANDRIA LAW
By Betty Felon
In efforts to showcase the design sensibilities of young aspiring superheroes, artist Alexandria Law created Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You, an art project wherein superheroes are illustrated and redesigned based on superheroic costumes worn by young girls. Law’s project features submitted photos of little girls donning costumes based off of both licensed superheroes and original characters alongside illustrated interpretations of the look “in action,” providing a fresh look on heroic aesthetics. From an incredibly wearable Wonder Woman dress with killer boots to chic, simplified adjustments to Power Girl and Huntress, these little heroines manage to embody the spirit of their idols while adding inventive style and flair; a skill that many comic professionals still struggle to master.
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comicsalliance:

LITTLE GIRLS ARE BETTER AT DESIGNING SUPERHEROES THAN YOU, SAYS ALEXANDRIA LAW

By Betty Felon

In efforts to showcase the design sensibilities of young aspiring superheroes, artist Alexandria Law created Little Girls Are Better At Designing Superheroes Than You, an art project wherein superheroes are illustrated and redesigned based on superheroic costumes worn by young girls. Law’s project features submitted photos of little girls donning costumes based off of both licensed superheroes and original characters alongside illustrated interpretations of the look “in action,” providing a fresh look on heroic aesthetics. From an incredibly wearable Wonder Woman dress with killer boots to chic, simplified adjustments to Power Girl and Huntress, these little heroines manage to embody the spirit of their idols while adding inventive style and flair; a skill that many comic professionals still struggle to master.

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19 May 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK) - 05.19.2014
Compiled by Betty Felon
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.



Above: Valkyrie photographed by Pat Loika
SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS AT COMICS ALLIANCE

comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK) - 05.19.2014

Compiled by Betty Felon

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

Above: Valkyrie photographed by Pat Loika

SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS AT COMICS ALLIANCE

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7 May 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK) - 05.07.14
Compiled by Betty Felon
Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.
Above: Scarlet Witch cosplayed by Jessica LG, photgoraphed by Saffels Photography
SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS

comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK) - 05.07.14

Compiled by Betty Felon

Although cosplay has been present for decades within the comics, anime, and sci-fi/fantasy fandoms, social media has played an integral role in the thriving communities of costuming that exist, such as Cosplay.com and the Superhero Costuming Forum. Over the years, the cosplay community has evolved into a creative outlet for many fans to establish and showcase some impressive feats of homemade disguise, craftsmanship, and sartorial superheroics at conventions. In honor of the caped crusaders of the convention scene, ComicsAlliance has created Best Cosplay Ever (This Week), an ongoing collection of some of the most impeccable, creative, and clever costumes that we’ve discovered and assembled into a super-showcase of pure fan-devoted talent.

Above: Scarlet Witch cosplayed by Jessica LG, photgoraphed by Saffels Photography

SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS

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29 April 14

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17 April 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK) - 04.14.14
Compiled by Betty Felon
Above: Jubilee photographed by Paul Hillier Photography
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comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK) - 04.14.14

Compiled by Betty Felon

Above: Jubilee photographed by Paul Hillier Photography

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8 April 14

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1 April 14
comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): ROYAL TENENBAUMS, JUBILEE, DAZZLER, SUPERBOY AND MORE
Betty Felon’s ongoing compilation of the best comic book, video game, anime, film and TV cosplay and cosplay photography discovered in the last week.
Above: Cosplayed by Alice & London, photographed by KellyIsNice
SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS

comicsalliance:

BEST COSPLAY EVER (THIS WEEK): ROYAL TENENBAUMS, JUBILEE, DAZZLER, SUPERBOY AND MORE

Betty Felon’s ongoing compilation of the best comic book, video game, anime, film and TV cosplay and cosplay photography discovered in the last week.

Above: Cosplayed by Alice & London, photographed by KellyIsNice

SEE THIS WEEK’S SELECTIONS

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Themed by Hunson. Originally by Josh