C2E2 2012: Cosplay Gallery

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Posted by comicvine (28 posts) - - Show Bio

Whenever there's a comic book convention, there's things you can always expect: comic book creators, expensive food, long lines, comic collectibles and of course COSPLAY.

In the third annual C2E2 convention in Chicago (those letters and numbers stand for Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo) Me, Mat and Sara were talking to the comic book writers and artists and taking as many cosplay pics in between interviews as they could. As we get our video interviews ready (we have some texts ones posted already), this cosplay gallery should tide you over until the videos are posted. Enjoy.

== TEASER ==

And it should be noted that there was almost another showdown between Mat and Tom Pinchuk.

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#1 Edited by TheWitchingHour (1340 posts) - - Show Bio

The Spider-Man genesis cosplayer is super creative, as are the Golden Age Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen cosplayers, the Skrull Ms. Marvel and many more...

It's great to see that you don't need to break the bank to come up with a great costume.

#2 Edited by thechessclub (497 posts) - - Show Bio

M'kay. That lil kid Flash cosplay. Probably the cutest thing I've ever seen. EVAR=P

And that Captain America that was all battle trodden would have been the best cosplay ever if he hadn't half assed the goggles.

The Rocketeer, Spiderman (with the imperfectly spaced webs that I actually am really digging), and that Harley are all amazing too. Good Harleys are hard to come by for some reason so that costume gets MUCH props.

#3 Posted by Miss_Garrick (1757 posts) - - Show Bio

So many BRILLIANT costumes!!

Love this!

Win! I've never seen anybody dress as Vision before!

I want that headress!

Neat.

#4 Posted by pikahyper (11364 posts) - - Show Bio

hmm I guess all the attractive cosplayers are in California o.o couple attractive men and women in there but the majority are kinda O.o

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#5 Posted by danhimself (22212 posts) - - Show Bio

that Tom Pinchuk cosplay is horrible...looks nothing like him

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#6 Posted by Eyz (3095 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome! Some great kickass looking cosplays!^^

My favorite's easily that Rocketeer in the first bunch of pics.

Nice Half-Peter/Spider-man costume, reminds me of the good ol' Stan Lee-era Spidey comics :)

#7 Posted by clemj (817 posts) - - Show Bio

cosplays are fantastic , I got a deadpool one

it's great

#8 Posted by Jonny_Rogers (120 posts) - - Show Bio

I wish England had anything like this....  
As awesome as LSCC was, there weren't half as many people in costumes, let alone original ones....

#9 Posted by kamionero (312 posts) - - Show Bio

@pikahyper said:

hmm I guess all the attractive cosplayers are in California o.o couple attractive men and women in there but the majority are kinda O.o

LOL! So very true! but at the same time it pushes them to be a little more creative! Not so many slave Leias or speedo characters with this crowd.

BTW... that Scream outfit was very cool! My favorite though was that blue Pirate Ranger.

#10 Posted by FiguredOut95 (379 posts) - - Show Bio

I wish I could go to a convention some day :'( Wonder what I would dress as.

#11 Edited by pikahyper (11364 posts) - - Show Bio

@kamionero: true true, there were some creative ones and some good ones that I don't think I've ever seen cosplayed like the modern Taskmaster or Lashina from the Female Furies.

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#12 Posted by djotaku (441 posts) - - Show Bio

my favorite was classic Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen. Also enjoyed the X-Factor team - never seen the cosplayed before.

#13 Posted by mtrakos (563 posts) - - Show Bio

Prof pyg was a neat simple idea. The skrull and Vision were really cool. Ares and Catwoman looked great.

#14 Posted by Namor1987 (1879 posts) - - Show Bio

When I click the pictures the screen goes grey & the loading blocks show up but the picture doesn't. Anyone know how to fix this?

#15 Posted by Gregomasta (333 posts) - - Show Bio

@kamionero said:

@pikahyper said:

hmm I guess all the attractive cosplayers are in California o.o couple attractive men and women in there but the majority are kinda O.o

LOL! So very true! but at the same time it pushes them to be a little more creative! Not so many slave Leias or speedo characters with this crowd.

BTW... that Scream outfit was very cool! My favorite though was that blue Pirate Ranger.

Dicks! *orders pizza*

#16 Posted by LordRequiem (1308 posts) - - Show Bio

That silver girl, I think it's witchblade, is really well done.

#17 Posted by Outside_85 (8012 posts) - - Show Bio

nice to see the TT cartoon is being remembered

#18 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

GIGGITY...

GIGGITY...

GIGGITY...

#19 Edited by PrinceIMC (5421 posts) - - Show Bio

I know that Skrull Ms. Marvel. Well I don't know her but I follow her on Twitter. She does some awesome Cosplay (particularly Mystique and Jean Grey, I believe she recently did an awesome Hope Summers too) and has a website Kearstin.com And her boyfriend is the Vision, I follow him on Twitter too.

#20 Posted by inferiorego (21108 posts) - - Show Bio

The Lois Lane and Jimmy Olson are pure awesome.

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#21 Posted by kennybaese (1088 posts) - - Show Bio

@inferiorego said:

The Lois Lane and Jimmy Olson are pure awesome.

^ This.

Also, KID FLASH IS THE CUTEREST!

That is all.

#22 Posted by inferiorego (21108 posts) - - Show Bio

@kennyshat said:

@inferiorego said:

The Lois Lane and Jimmy Olson are pure awesome.

^ This.

Also, KID FLASH IS THE CUTEREST!

That is all.

When we saw kiddie flash, I pointed at her and yelled "ADORABLE!"

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#23 Posted by davelecave (1113 posts) - - Show Bio

Skrull Ms. Marvel, will you be mine?

#24 Posted by kennybaese (1088 posts) - - Show Bio
@inferiorego As well you should've, sir. As well you should've.
#25 Posted by CrashLanden (122 posts) - - Show Bio

Voltron: Inspired.

Image load time: Not so much.

#26 Posted by The Impersonator (4917 posts) - - Show Bio

Is that skinny guy the Scarecrow?

#27 Posted by blackpearlpluto (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Everyone looks so great! What a positive energy at c2e2! Ignore the people who bash your bodies and your costumes. You know you look awesome and you're having fun doing it!!!!! California, eat your heart out. See you all next year : D

#28 Posted by Renee (10289 posts) - - Show Bio

Little Flash! Aww <3

#29 Posted by Bestostero (5616 posts) - - Show Bio

Iron Fist and Luke Cage!!!

#30 Posted by Gonshyk (10 posts) - - Show Bio

Flash cosplay is the best))

#31 Posted by MrMazz (1110 posts) - - Show Bio

Godzilla dude greatest of all time.

#32 Posted by AskaniSon295 (427 posts) - - Show Bio

You know what would be funny if one convention everyone cosplayed as non-super characters and like background characters that appear like in one issue that would be hilarious.

#33 Posted by 1fearless1 (62 posts) - - Show Bio

Ahh so this is where the UGLY girls hang out at. Whoa that is one cool He-man costume!

#34 Posted by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

Those are all pretty awesome.

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#35 Posted by CATPANEXE (9367 posts) - - Show Bio

They all did a really good job on their costumes, saying this after looking at these galleries you've shared now for years. Aside from my friend John's Longshot (not pictured, he was battling Mojo at the time I guess), I have to give it to the bottom row, second from the left, on the right of Ivy, for giving it the right amount of salt and picking something a little obscure. Way to express yourself people.

#36 Posted by Mrfuzzynutz (966 posts) - - Show Bio

Great stuff this year!

Very cool to see the Curvy cop layers get some love, And to see folks of other races join in asThat She Ra was a awesome suit no matter the models race was ...we need to see more of this!

Props to Gangsta Deadpool, and The Ditko Spider-man. That face paint and contacts on the Harley? was amazing!!

So many good and original suits, and aside from Skrull Sue Storm everyone looked like they enjoyed their costumes

hahaha

#37 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3455 posts) - - Show Bio

I really liked the 1940s Lois and Jimmy :)

#38 Posted by inferiorego (21108 posts) - - Show Bio

@blackpearlpluto said:

Everyone looks so great! What a positive energy at c2e2! Ignore the people who bash your bodies and your costumes. You know you look awesome and you're having fun doing it!!!!! California, eat your heart out. See you all next year : D

Quote of the week. If I had a prize for "Correct way to use the internet forums" you'd totally win it.

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#39 Posted by Mercy_ (92257 posts) - - Show Bio

THE KID FLASH. Melts into a puddle

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#40 Posted by JamDamage (1106 posts) - - Show Bio

I try to click on a picture to bring it up and all I get is a grey screen with a loading box that doesn't load anything.

#41 Edited by ArtisticNeedham (2220 posts) - - Show Bio

Where did this guy get his muscle suit? I am trying to make a Monkey Boy costume, and I need something like that.

#42 Posted by Tyrannotaur (288 posts) - - Show Bio

Some really good stuff here. I especially like Skrull Ms.Marvel, Jovie and Buddy the Elf, Animated Series Catwoman, Vision, The Teen Titans, Godzilla, Lil Flash, Scarecrow, Scream, and that WW2 Cap. 1940's Lois and Jimmy is super creative. I really like that L4D Witch though. Seriously looks like it. If I saw her in a dark hallway crying Id be pretty freaked out.

Really nice job form all the cosplayers here. I am wondering if I should go in costume when I go to SDCC this year for my second time.

#43 Posted by kamionero (312 posts) - - Show Bio

@Gregomasta said:

@kamionero said:

@pikahyper said:

hmm I guess all the attractive cosplayers are in California o.o couple attractive men and women in there but the majority are kinda O.o

LOL! So very true! but at the same time it pushes them to be a little more creative! Not so many slave Leias or speedo characters with this crowd.

BTW... that Scream outfit was very cool! My favorite though was that blue Pirate Ranger.

Dicks! *orders pizza*

HAhaha nothing wrong with Pizza! I love me some! But you ain't gonna see me running around in a unitard lolol. 60's Batman outfit MAYBE!!!!

And ok, didnt mention this before... but one of the cosplayers is DEFINETLY wearing diapers under the suit. And no, not the little kid dressed as Flash. I mean adult kind.

#44 Posted by pikahyper (11364 posts) - - Show Bio

@kamionero said:

And ok, didnt mention this before... but one of the cosplayers is DEFINETLY wearing diapers under the suit. And no, not the little kid dressed as Flash. I mean adult kind.

lol who?

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#45 Posted by Baddamdog (2223 posts) - - Show Bio

Some really awesome costumes. Can't even choose a favourite. How do people do it!?

#46 Posted by Psyeden (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Really like the Skrull Ms Marvel, as well as Spider Woman.

#47 Posted by Renchamp (2271 posts) - - Show Bio

Kudos to the people with the nads to cosplay. Super kudos to the people who do horrible cosplays.

On another note: Starfire cosplays creep me out because it shows how odd orange chicks really are. It just looks like self tanner gone bad. (Or just self tanner, which always looks bad.)

#48 Posted by xkoenig (393 posts) - - Show Bio

Skrull Ms Marvel looks great, as does Spider-Woman, and kudos to the Black Widow towards the end with the orange hair. If you can get into a leather suit like that, all credit to you. She looks too nice to be Natasha though.

#49 Posted by csl316 (168 posts) - - Show Bio

Good work, fellow Chicagoans!!

#50 Posted by churrific (60 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice Peter Parker. Something different. Also nice Rocketeer. Nostalgic.

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