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Harley Quinn Cosplayer with Enormous DIY Mallet

Our weapon of choice for this edition of “Morph” is Harley Quinn’s infamous mallet. Read on as Simplicity Patterns gives you the know-how on making your...

Princess Zelda with Bow

We are not sure what it is that inspires fans of Nintendo's bucolic The Legend of Zelda (and there are millions: it's among the most popular and enduring videogame series of all time) to...

Methyl Ethyl Cosplay as Wonder Woman

Crafter and cosplayer Morgan Clayton has been turning heads and winning awards at conventions lately with a Wonder Woman costume notable for a couple of reasons beyond its overall exquisite...

Darkflame Shyvana Cosplay by Galuren

She's half-dragon, occasional tank, and All Girl. League of Legends' Shyvana has also become a cosplay darling. And like that of so many LoL Champions, Shyvana's armor will give...

Jack Gabriel Cosplays Furiosa from "Mad Max: Fury Road"

What is it about Mad Mad's angry, noisy, dreary world that inspires so many cosplayers?  Maybe, in the case of the latest series installment, Mad Max: Fury Road, it's the...

The Doctor's 12th Costume

With the much anticipated new season of Doctor Who returning in the fall, the 12th Doctor, Peter Capaldi will be making his first-ever San Diego Comic Con appearance next month.

"Tales of...

Wasteland Warriors

Are you in need of armor but have no smithy skills to speak of? Give foam a shot. It's lightweight, easier to work with and blacksmith apprentice is a tough job. As...

Hugh Jackman as Wolverine, Displaying His Claws

On the one hand, we are starting to lament the injection of electronics into the cosplay hobby as it raises expenses and can detract from the traditional crafting.  On the other hand, these things...

Commander Holly Rocket Raccoon Cosplay

Are you new to cosplaying or just want to get into it? Not sure how to start? The best resource out there (other than us, that is) is other cosplayers. One of the greatest things about the cosplay...

Mad Max

Post-apocalyptic cosplay and fashion have never been as in vogue as they are this moment. One undeniable reason was the hype leading up to, and the subsequent gushing reviews for, "Mad Mad: Fury...

Hawkgirl Cosplay

There's a lot to love about Hawkgirl. And if you disagree, all...

Norm Chan cosplaying a Vulcan

When you cosplay a Vulcan -- or an Elf, for that matter -- there's no getting around the whole pointy-ear bit. It can turn what might be a casual Ren Faire escapade into grueling hours of...

Cosplay Crafting with Thermoplastics

For many folks just dipping their toes into the cosplay pool for the first time, crafting armor seems like it should be an intimidating task undertaken only with a lot of experience under one’s...

The Muscle Suit by Flex Designs

If your daily gymnasium regimen has been leaving you more sore than Thor, and a big convention is just weeks away, you may want to consider a muscle suit by...

Gamora Cosplay Makeup Final by MadeYewLook

Much like a caterpillar’s transformation into a butterfly, change is fascinating and provokes an air of mystery as well as beauty. Makeup has a similar power of transformation, and when done...