Every year, New York City is graced with the presence that is Comic Con, and thousands of fans and nerds alike rush the streets ready to embrace geek culture like no one else. One thing is for certain: There is always room for more at the fandom table, and everyone loves seeing their favorite characters brought to life with a good ol'-fashioned cosplay.
Comic conventions like NYCC give cosplayers the perfect opportunity to dress to the nines and let their nerd flag wave free! In honor of the amazing cosplay examples that show up at cons all across the nation, here are some cosplay examples from the black community that are absolutely killin' it!
The Spider Nation
There's a Spidey for everyone!
Speaking of Spidey, don't forget the web-tastic Miles Morales
The feared bounty hunter, lady Boba Fett
Here to steal more than just your heart, I imagine!
The best tag team in town: "Superhero" Static Shock and Mr. Iron Fist himself, Luke Cage
Avatar Korra ready to bust it up
Seriously, don't mess with her. She does NOT look like no half-baked avatar, you feel me.
The "InFamous" superhuman Delsin Rowe reppin' Seattle, as one ought
Never forget punk rock Storm...
...or classic Storm, for that matter
The ever-regal Princess Tiana
...sans frog, of course.
The ~new~ Power Girl primed and ready for action
Don't forget this girl who's totally in a "League" of her own
A "League of Legends," that is.
X-Man Lucas Bishop never looked better
And he's rockin' that classic X-Men suit. #slay
Gender-bent Dr. Facilier makes evil look so high fashion
And this badass Ninja Turtle who's here to kick butt and take names
These couple of Street Fighters you definitely couldn't take on in a fight
And the gracious Queen Serenity, AKA mother of Sailor Moon, herself
Not one to be outdone, there's also human Luna
And the power couple of a lifetime
This Jubilee is obviously killin' it
No explanation necessary.
Sorry Supes, you gotta be careful with a girl like Rogue
Teen Titans are a go
Teen Titans featuring Aqualad, that is
The coolest way to represent the most sadistic uncle ever -- Scar
"Run away, Simba! Run away and never return!"
Catwoman is always a welcome sight
Hey Daria, let's chill and talk about pizza and humanity's flaws, or whatever
The most intense NightWing ever
Misty, ready to catch 'em all
Sorry, Ash. Try to keep up, bb.
This powerful Man of Steel
Honestly, you and Thor should exchange some style tips.
This casual Kiki
NBD, off to do some witch stuff!
And this incredible sea goddess, Tia Dalma
"Calypso, I release you from your human bonds."