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San Diego Comic-Con 2011 Cosplay Gallery

The official Comic Vine cosplay gallery, with 1100+ cosplay photos from San Diego Comic-Con 2011. Enjoy.

The gallery you've been waiting for is here. While Tony and Sara have been busy this Comic-Con interviewing comic creators, shooting booth tour videos, or attending panels, I've been walking around the convention floor non-stop on the hunt for cosplayers. There are many familiar faces from past cons and even this year's Wondercon, and surprisingly few Batmen in attendance. This year's big cosplay trend seems to be Captain America. Update: The gallery is now complete. This year's final tally was 1,143 photos!

Tell me which costumes are your favorites in the comments! (To scroll between images, open one, then press left and right on the keyboard--Chrome Only!)

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Saturday and Sunday


Wednesday and Thursday

Hungry for more cosplay? Revisit my gallery of 850 cosplay photos from last year's Comic-Con.

Posted by Kyreo

I do in fact love cosplay.

Posted by Fantasgasmic

I love how many of the non-typical costumes there were in this gallery.  
Some cool looking ones on the dudes were Bucky-Cap, original BSG Cylons (assuming they were dudes), shockingly accurate looking 10th and 11th Doctors, a green army man, old Snake, and many Ghostbusters.
This gallery was great at showing not every hot chick needs to be Slave Leia. There was a really good female Winter Soldier, a woman wearing the new52 (reboot) Supergirl costume, Misfit, groups of ladies as the South Park kids, Circe, girl Link, and the gang of women in full on Halo armor.  

Posted by Daggerman

Wait wait wait... I didn't see Jessica Nigri!!! Also are all those slave Leias different girls? I didn't know about that PSA with Caley Cuoco, super funny.

Posted by kennybaese

Loved the Adam Hughes Power Girl, and the White Violin! Always good to see the Umbrella Academy get some love.

Edited by thornie_delete

Sooo many Leia's, The Robin Boy Wonder cosplay lady (very last photo) melted my heart. Oh, and the Silver Surfer needs to put that thing away, might poke an eye out.

Posted by webling

Power Girl, Gears of War Girl, and the David Tennant Doctor are my favorites of the one I saw. So many pictures...

Posted by RareCheshire

Cosplayers never seizes to amaze me!

Posted by TheSavageAssasin

I like Black Spider-Man,Isis,The Tardis and the girl from the Umbrella Academy(Cant remember her name)

Posted by PatVB

Holy crap, Norm, you are some kind of superhero. Great job on these!

Posted by Vortex13

Dragon age cosplay!?!? 8D Awesome!

Posted by craigbo180

I looked at every picture in the gallery. One duplicate.

Posted by defenestr8ed

That first row has an AMAZING Brian Posehn cosplay ;)

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus


Posted by Vexxan

That's a lot of photos.

Posted by kollay

The fat being squeezed on the top pic of WW is funny.

Posted by Dynamo8

Is it me or do the women of cosplaying are getting . . .hotter?

Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus
@LiquidSwords said:

PS- One of the Wonder Women is an old school porn star, I'll let you guys figure out which one

...really? Which one?
Posted by whatisdelicious

Fat Raiden is the best.

Also, I think it's pretty funny to see multiple people dressed up like Waldo.

Posted by Lifestrike
Fat Raiden for DLC.
Posted by KeepThisKoupon

Thats pretty good Pinkie Pie cosplay

Posted by Caligula

Cobra Commander and Wonder Woman were pretty good.

Posted by GTG12

I laughed at the Solid Snake guy.
Posted by Mutant4life

Those are some awesome cosplay pics, those slave leia's made my pants tight

Posted by Decept-O

@RedheadedAtrocitus: You always make me laugh! Giggity indeed.

Man, so many truly awesome pictures! I love how many quality photos Norman Chan takes of all the wonderful Cosplayers, it is a thrill to see. I love it. Really good stuff. Some of these photos and the poses shown, I can use, artistic reference. :0) So much talent as well regarding the costumes themselves. Looks like a blast!

Posted by Mr_riddler

Hello Megan!

Posted by datarez

Awesome again Norm. Thanks Top Men for adding the arrow keys this year.

@norman So I take you made friends with the slave girls? There's about a dozen of them from appears to be different times.

Posted by D_Pooly

I dont know bout yall but i would not blame batman for sodemizing this robin lol 
complete joke but she is cute in the robin suit 

Posted by Kal'smahboi

Wow, that one guy looks so much like David Tennant.

Posted by Red L.A.M.P.

Wow, that's some hard work getting all those pics. I bet Norm was ordering all the cosplayers around.

Posted by NightFang

A lot of hot babs at this years con!

Posted by Riska

That hit girl is awesome. Looks exactly like her.

Posted by rargy

That Elizabeth from Bioshock Infinite is pretty good.

Posted by rhstickler

More girls coming to Comic-con, glad to see that.

Posted by Klaimore

I've seen the good the bad and the ugly

Posted by Chibi-Iroh

What were half of these people thinking lol, I mean seriously.

Posted by MagikGimp

Unbelievable quality this year! Really says something about people embracing hobbies that not so long ago would have been ridiculed.

Posted by BiteMe-Fanboy

I love the costumes. But I can't stand Wheres Waldo cosplayers! Ever Con I ever been to some asshole has to dress up as Waldo!

Posted by maxB

good ramona flowers and catwoman

Posted by Norusdog

that magneto is hilarious.  not only is he a fatty but his costume is lopsided. 
magneto: house of burgers?

Posted by TheHT

Chubby Raiden again! It's a toss up between him and punk Link.

Posted by rmanthorp


Posted by Maki_P

Wow! This guys are amazing! I definitively have to find a way to go to San Diego one day

Posted by MrWoks

Thought the Re-Animator pair were the most amusing : )

Posted by iamtheteam

If only there were that many beautiful comic-loving girls where I live haha

Posted by RUSTMAN

all great - love the little kid captain america with the mohawk!

Posted by AURON570

oh man that's a tonne of pictures, i was actually taking my time and looking at every single one, then I got called to dinner, and thought "alright how much more pictures are there" and started scrolling down... Let's just say if I happened to be drinking water at the time I would have spat it out, and I used to think that only happened in tv and stuff. Good stuff N. Chan!

Posted by CaptainCockblock

Gotta wear a costume next year. 

Edited by difficlus

Damn the spartan men and iron man are both the best i've seen there! 
Gotta give a shout out to the Halo girl! those were awesome. 

Posted by sesquipedalophobe

@BiteMe-Fanboy said:

I love the costumes. But I can't stand Wheres Waldo cosplayers! Ever Con I ever been to some asshole has to dress up as Waldo!

Those guys just make me mad because I'm the last to see them.

Posted by The Psyentist

That one Arkham Asylum Harley looks good... 
These are some great outfits! *jealousy*