ByMarlon McDonald, writer at
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Marlon McDonald

I've been looking at a lot of cosplay over the last few weeks, and what never ceases to amaze me is the sheer love, drive and talent that goes into creating the perfect cosplay.

Like these 10 brilliant cosplays. All perfect because they capture a certain nuance of the character, mix that up with love and ingenious costume design and you have a recipe for a brilliant homage.

Come and have a look:

1. Crisis on Infinite Earths - New 52 Tribute

by Clint & Jillian Cosplay

Photo by John Duran

A great cosplay of the iconic and emotional cover.

2. Aquaman & Mera

by megmurrderher

Photo by Jayce Williams

I really like this one, the costumes are terrific! Such vibrant colors.

3. Martian Manhunter

via Gurlow

This is epic! Loving the costume and the use of prosthetics.

4. Batgirl Begins

by shawnenelson

Cosplayer - Maribel Nelson

I like this costume because it's simple and utilizes everyday things. This would be my first suit if I was a superhero. And female.

5. Hawkgirl

by KiraKouture

Photo by BGZ Studios

This is so cool! The cowl, wings and emblem are absolutely epic.

6. Arrow

by Bluebird0020

What DC Comics cosplay wouldn't be complete without a visit from Oliver Queen? This is a great cos!

7. Green Lantern Corps

via YourMojoByJojo

Hal Jordon and John Stewart combine to thrilling effect in this brilliant cosplay. I wonder where they're off to?

8. Wonder Woman Ready for Battle

by moshunman

Cosplayer - Margie Cox

I've never seen Wonder Woman looking so badass! She truly is "ready for battle."

9. Cyborg

by bobbymonnerat

Cosplayer - Carlos Blackman

That's all body paint. Absolutely unreal, this is incredible work.

10. Zatanna

via libogant

Cosplayer - Bianca King

This cosplay of the Mistress of Magic is truly... magical (sorry).

Not a bad round-up here, right?

What do you think?

Which cosplay tickled you the most?


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