When I think of the X-Men, I always imagine them as they looked in the cartoon from the ’90s. Something about those designs is stuck in my mind — maybe it’s because that was my first introduction to the characters? Anyway, HybridEmblem on Reddit, also known as Hybrid Cosplay, crafted a killer ’90s-style Gambit costume for Space City Con. He’s captured the character with the costume, the contacts, and the props. He says:
“Gambit cosplay made by myself. Coat,chest,torso,cowl,boots are all leather with aluminum in the boots,chest, and torso.”
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