29 Black Cosplayers Who Are Doing It Right
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 https://instagram.com/p/8tHWQip_aT/
There's a Spidey for everyone!
- Speaking of Spidey, don't forget the web-tastic Miles Morales https://instagram.com/p/8PE0zxgUYh/
- The feared bounty hunter, lady Boba Fett https://instagram.com/p/8tCsuaBggs/
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 https://instagram.com/p/8qUTbWN_HS/
- Avatar Korra ready to bust it up https://instagram.com/p/8jiJyniJSC/
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 https://instagram.com/p/8Vmai2t4g5/
- Never forget punk rock Storm... https://instagram.com/p/8TaMxqkrGU/
- ...or classic Storm, for that matter https://instagram.com/p/8QS3d-wj5a/
- The ever-regal Princess Tiana https://instagram.com/p/8YX4qAppyh/
...sans frog, of course.
- The ~new~ Power Girl primed and ready for action https://instagram.com/p/7ekSokl2FH/
- Don't forget this girl who's totally in a 'League' of her own https://instagram.com/p/8OgKD8xWnj/
A 'League of Legends,' that is.
- X-Man Lucas Bishop never looked better https://instagram.com/p/7dfEalkzOV/
And he's rockin' that classic X-Men suit. #slay
- Gender-bent Dr. Facilier makes evil look so high fashion https://instagram.com/p/7bpGllCfks/
- And this badass Ninja Turtle who's here to kick butt and take names https://instagram.com/p/7Ylxw1KiaE/
- These couple of Street Fighters you definitely couldn't take on in a fight https://instagram.com/p/7WWn3gSAoA/
- And the gracious Queen Serenity, AKA mother of Sailor Moon, herself https://instagram.com/p/7VoqDJrut9/
- Not one to be outdone, there's also human Luna https://instagram.com/p/7D75WcGoH_/
- And the power couple of a lifetime https://instagram.com/p/7CLIZYFj05/
- This Jubilee is obviously killin' it https://instagram.com/p/6-t8ubqiZ5/
No explanation necessary.
- Sorry Supes, you gotta be careful with a girl like Rogue https://instagram.com/p/8tXCa3i6AC/
- Teen Titans are a go https://instagram.com/p/8r1q2OrVgq/
Teen Titans featuring Aqualad, that is
- The coolest way to represent the most sadistic uncle ever -- Scar https://instagram.com/p/8mFAikuk1Q/
'Run away, Simba! Run away and never return!'
- Catwoman is always a welcome sight https://instagram.com/p/8kRVhDr-CP/
- Hey Daria, let's chill and talk about pizza and humanity's flaws, or whatever https://instagram.com/p/8jpSr6pqw4/
- The most intense NightWing ever https://instagram.com/p/8i8kTXBR9d/
- Misty, ready to catch 'em all https://instagram.com/p/8bTnQEpqyQ/
Sorry, Ash. Try to keep up, bb.
- This powerful Man of Steel https://instagram.com/p/8V8XF-sFQH/
Honestly, you and Thor should exchange some style tips.
- This casual Kiki https://instagram.com/p/8UR07Fpq8A/
NBD, off to do some witch stuff!
- And this incredible sea goddess, Tia Dalma https://instagram.com/p/8WQDBjuoN_/
'Calypso, I release you from your human bonds.'