C2E2 2014: 10 Awesome Costumes from Day 1 #cosplay

Fans, creators, and cosplayers are gathering Chicago this weekend for the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo (C2E2). You never know what kind of costumes you’ll see at an event like this, and I’ve rounded up photos of ten cosplays from the first day of the convention to admire and to serve as a source of inspiration. Remember: anyone can cosplay!

LED Rainbow Brite and Strawberry Shortcake

Genderswapped Rainbow Brite and Strawberry Shortcake with LED hats, photo by Thom Zahler


Carnage, photo by @nerdydave89

Femme Joker

Femme Joker, photo by Thom Zahler

fancy boba fett

Fancy Boba Fett, photo by @theapexfan


Sentinel, photo by Thom Zahler


Bumblebee, photo by @bernal312

femme mr freeze

Femme Mr. Freeze, photo by Thom Zahler

rock steady and bebop

Rocksteady and Bebop, photo by @itsmevinniec.

Brave Little Toaster

Brave Little Toaster, by @theDistEngine

black bolt

Black Bolt, photo by @GeeksOUT

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