Photographer Jason Laboy recently captured this Game of Thrones cosplay jamboree in New York’s Central Park, and not only did it feature a whole lot of swords, but a ring as well.
This is not photoshop, this is Jechts splitting himself in two for some A++ Shadow of Mordor cosplay. The results are even more impressive when you see the rest of him.
On the left is Zarya, hero of the Overwatch universe. On the right, regular human Mina Petrovic with one of the best pieces of Zarya cosplay we’ve ever seen.
For Tony Ray, Black Panther is more than just a movie or comic, and dressing up as the titular character is something special: “I feel as if I am king of the great nation of Wakanda.” The cosplayer and activist (who goes by the name Everybody Loves Tony Ray) has designed and worn several looks inspired by T’Challa,…
In Taika Waititi’s Thor: Ragnarok, there’s a moment when Hela runs her fingers through her helmed mane, creating luscious tendrils of might and power—inspiring nearly every cosplayer in the world to wonder, “Holy crap, how am I going to create that?” Now, one cosplayer has achieved the impossible, and is free to roam…
It’s been 12 months since Holly Wolf floored us with her Zelda cosplay from Breath of the Wild. She now returns as the same character, only now with a more regal take.
The North American cosplay calendar kicks off every year with Katsucon, a massive show held every year just outside DC that attracts around 20,000 fans.
This collection of cosplay shots from last year’s sci-fi flick doesn’t feature a single Deckard or Officer K. Instead, it’s Denmark’s Mai cosplaying as characters like Joi and Luv.
Black Panther’s merchandise line already has a small, nifty version of T’Challa’s mask for kids. But for the kid at heart with money to burn, a full version of his updated Panther mask from the film is coming to tempt you later this year.
Throughout 2017, the supremely-talented Mineralblu flew over 12,000 miles to cover conventions all across America, taking incredible shots (and video) for your cosplay viewing pleasure.
Why only cosplay as Star Wars characters when you can also cosplay with or as Star Wars vehicles? That’s exactly what these folks do.
Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the best toys floating around the internet. This week, Lego resurrects an iconic set, the Flash dashes into Hot Toys’ Justice League range, and yes, the Porgs continue their endless march across Star Wars merchandising mania. Let’s take a look, shall we?
The big day is upon us, and that can only mean one thing on Halloween—it’s time to put on those costumes you’ve been working on and delight and spook us in equal measure! We’ve been asking you to send us pictures of your final costumes and works-in-progress for the last few weeks, and here are our favorites so far.
Have you ever wondered what kind of Halloween costume you could put together if you had lots of money to burn, and didn’t start planning it on October 30? It would probably look something like this amazing Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi getup featuring a ‘working’ Speeder bike.
Look, there’s spooking people out with your Halloween costume, and then there’s traumatising them for the foreseeable future. This Yondu mask will do the latter.
Last week, we kicked off our annual Halloween costume showcase—and as ever, the io9 community is already kicking October 31's ass with some absolutely brilliant costumes. With just one week to go, we want to see how you’re all getting on with your costumes!
Boils and Ghouls, the spooky season is upon us once again, and that can only mean one thing: you’ve already started preparing your fabulous costume for Halloween. That means we want to see it! Yes, the io9 Halloween Costume Show is back, and we’d love to get a look at what you’re working on.
Thanks to everyone who came out to last week’s annual io9 + Kotaku Cosplay Ball during New York Comic Con! It was packed with great cosplayers—to the point that not everyone who showed up could get in (to be fair, we throw a hell of a party). Luckily, we have a massive gallery of those well-dressed souls who attended…
New York Comic Con 2017 may not have had as many spoilers and reveals as its San Diego counterpart, but it was bursting with epic cosplay, including Pickle Ricks, Itachi Uchida fighting Wonder Woman, and a giant oceanic gown. Check out io9's video montage of the best and brightest from this year’s event.
If you’re going to New York Comic-Con next week, you’d best mark down that you have plans on Thursday night, because io9 and Kotaku’s Cosplay Ball will be held October 5! Here are all the reasons you’re going to want to be there, as well as how you can get in.