Some Cosplayers Do Things a Little Differently

Someone could play a very dangerous game of taking a shot every time they see a Harley Quinn, Slave Leia, or Doctor Who character being cosplayed at a convention. I only recommend that for people who are fans of ER trips and having memory gaps though.

Joking, of course. I actually get a cool buzz from seeing popular favorites that I enjoy and recognizing some of my beloved lesser-known characters, but even more than that, I appreciate being introduced to new fandoms through some crazy outfit or a whole subculture of costuming that I didn’t even know existed. So this year at Dragon Con, a Georgia nerd culture convention that began in 1987, a close friend convinced me to take a special look at all of the alternative cosplay options instead of just posing for pics with another group of Ninja Turtles or dollar store Star Trek captains.

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Cosplayers Amy Wilder

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Writing in the dirty South, this recovering internet addict wakes up every morning wrestling with nightmares of Silent Hill, Battletoads, and where to put that third comma.
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