These are some fantastic San Francisco themed cosplay photos taken by Kairu Photography over the course of 2 years.
With the joy of Comic-Con still in the air, let's look at some masters of the art of cosplay.
The princess to prince transformation is truly magical. Richard Schaefer, the model, also created all the costumes.
Cosplay costumes done right! Some of these costumes will blow you away.
NY Comic Con was this past weekend, and no con is complete without badass alternate cosplays. Below are 10 of our favorite genderswaps from this year and years past.
Alternately, a party where parents dressed their kid up as adorably as possible.
Most cosplay outfits are very hot, but there's just someting about a skin tight latex outfit that just, well, makes them a whole lot hotter.
Deadpool dances with all your favorite characters at SDCC. Never change, Deadpool. Never change.
Adam Jay has a set of truly fantastic series of photos from SuperHero Photography. The costumes are just top notch here with a few variants of the traditional get-up but so well done.
Scarlett Johansson fills out her Black Widow costume nicely, but she's not alone. Voluptuous women have been dressing, and baring their cleavage, as the Avenger for years.
And then every day was Halloween.
File this under "parenting win". Set to System of a Down's "Legend of Zelda Theme Song" cover, this short made by David Larangiera is pretty awesome.
I was just going to post one lady Joker but there were so many, I thought I would make a list. For your cosplay enjoyment, female Jokers.
Beautiful armor inspired by Joan of Arc, created with cardboard, brown paper and bicycle tubes. Grace Duval spent a total of 50 hours into this magnificent work of art. Fantastic.
Why? Because the ladies look good in green and shells.
Normally a reclusive group, cosplayers flocked in droves to the New York Comic Con. BuzzFeed editors braved the crowds to get some of the best candid shots of cosplayers in their natural habitat.
I had the opportunity to check out this years NY Comic-Con and it was awesome. These were some of the funniest, weirdest, sexiest and coolest costumes from the event.
It doesn't look very comfortable for the dog, but it will scare the hell out of the neighborhood cats!
That noise you just heard? That was the sound of countless simultaneous nerdgasms.
First step: track down and kill Jar Jar Binks. We'll be preparing it using cilantro, mango salsa, and raspberry vinaigrette!
Your Stormtrooper cos-play will never be this awesome. Unless you're a hot girl. Attractive female Stormtroopers always win.
I love these TARDIS costume designs by In An Octopus's Garden. If I was gonna cosplay, this is the kind of thing I would want to wear. Which of these designs is your favorite? (via The Uniblog)
Ok-where's the 'Aww' button?
Photographer and Disney character artist Ryan Astamendi creates incredibly accurate portraits of Disney Princesses. Commence dream of working as a Disney character at Disneyworld in 3...2...1...
It's like an erotic photo hunt.