What would a convention be without cosplayers? We humbly present some of the best that the Windy City had to offer. Warning, if you have a slow internet connection you may want to get a snack while this article loads.
Starting off is a young lady previously shown before. However her costume was so creative, and it still cracks me up, I just had to share it again. Hipster Fi, wherever you are please know that I adore you.
One of these princesses is not like the other…
This master assassin offered photographers a “dynamic” pose and a “sexy” pose. OF COURSE I chose “sexy.”
I’m seeing double here. Four Batmen!
It took FOREVER to chase down this young lady.
I tried to get this cosplayer’s attention by shouting “Hey!! Listen!” …They were not amused.
Chicago comic store Darktower Comics & Collectibles enlisted some assistance from the Aperture Science Enrichment Center.
Some might view having your job blown up by rebels as a disaster. Others might see a vacation opportunity.
And who would you trust to send you to a great vacation spot? Why, only the greatest of travel agents of course.
If you’re a fan of webcomic Spinnerette, and if you like superheroics mixed with poignant character drama and a great sense of humor you should be a fan, you’ll recognize the deadly Greta Gravity.
There were many great costumes, but absolutely NO jibba jabba.
Not even Hyrule’s power couple is safe from the Ben Reilly photobomb.
Obligatory “Security was high” joke
Apparently SOMEONE didn’t see the no smoking signs.
Taking a break from the soaring skies, a princess poses.
…all those who choose to oppose his shield must yield…
Law of Cosplay: Ladies + Mario = Awesome.
I asked this stormtrooper if they had found any droids. …They were not amused.
Taking a break from meeting with fans, DC Senior VP and Executive Editor Dan DiDio poses for a photo
These women have both kissed the lips that have kissed you.
At first I called this cosplayer “Lady Gambit.” She was quick to correct me. Her name is “Gam-Chick”
You have the ability to instill great fear.
You have great rage in your heart.
Unfortunately for the two people above, this lovely lady had more than enough will to stop them.
Not even GLaDOS could harm someone so adorable. D’AWWWWW
Asking “What time is it?” is a dangerous thing to do at comic conventions.
In the not too distant future…
That Link cosplayer sure grew up fast. It’s like they aged seven years in an instant.
Asking this woman for a peck on the cheek was a big mistake. I awoke three hours later.
For a website called ROBOawesome, having Voltron was mandatory.
And that concludes our coverage of C2E2. If you’re in the Midwest I highly recommend looking into attending. The show was an absolute blast and is growing every year. I only wish I could wake up and be right at the beginning of those three days to relive all the fun times. Of course I know that’s impossible. Unless…