The best cosplays of San Diego Comic-Con 2023


Cosplay is one thing that you’ll find at virtually each comedian guide conference internationally. However since San Diego Comic-Con is among the many greatest conventions, it tends to a draw giant variety of followers who present up dressed as their favourite characters. Talent ranges can range from cosplay consultants to first-time cosplayers who simply wish to expertise the enjoyment of dressing up in costume amongst a like-minded crowd. In any case, what number of instances do you get an opportunity to turn out to be your favourite heroes and villains outdoors of Halloween?

As we did for last year’s Comic-Con, Digital Developments walked the ground of SDCC and requested a choose group of cosplayers to allow us to share their craft with you. There have been so many followers in costume that it was merely not doable to see each single cosplay at Comedian-Con. However we did the very best we may, and these are our picks for the very best cosplays of San Diego Comedian-Con 2023.

Surprise Girl

A fan dressed as Wonder Woman at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

Typically the classics are the very best. This fan got here to Comedian-Con because the Lynda Carter Surprise Girl from the ’70s TV sequence.

The Ash Up

A mash up, or "Ash Up" of Ash Ketchum and Ash Williams.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

Have you ever ever seen that the lead characters of Pokémon and Evil Useless/Military of Darkness share the identical first identify? At the very least one fan at Comedian-Con did, and that’s why he created this mash-up (or “Ash up,” as he described it) of Pokémon’s Ash Ketchum and Evil Useless‘s Ashley J. Williams. On the subject of Deadites and pocket monsters, he’s gotta catch ’em all!


A fan dressed as Articuno from Pokemon.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

This younger girl instructed us that she was dressed as Articuno, one of many bird-like creatures from Pokémon.

Na’vi Warrior

A fan dressed as a Na'vi warrior from Avatar: The Way of Water.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

We’re unsure if this fan is dressed as a selected Na’vi character from Avatar: The Way of Water. However this costume is a triumph of physique paint and make-up.

Reva Sevander

A fan dressed as Reva Sevander at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

This character, Reva Sevander, hails from the Obi-Wan Kenobi miniseries that streamed on Disney+ final 12 months.

Tomax and Xamot

Two fans dressed as G.I. Joe villains Tomax and Xamot.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

Meet the fellows who put the evil in evil twins: Tomax and Xamot from G.I. Joe! Or extra precisely, Xamot and Tomax, since Xamot is the one who has the scar on his cheek.

Darth Talon

A fan dressed as Darth Talon at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

Darth Talon could have been worn out of Star Wars continuity when Disney bought Lucasfilm, however at the least one fan got here dressed as this distinctive villain.

Darth Nihilus

A fan dressed as Darth Nihilus at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

From the online game Star Wars Knights of the Previous Republic II: The Sith Lords comes the terrifying visage of Darth Nihilus. I really like that design.

21 and 24

Fans dressed as 21 and 24 from The Venture Bros..
Photograph by Blair Marnell

To have fun the premiere of The Enterprise Bros. animated film, two followers got here as The Monarch’s loyal henchmen, 21 and 24. Nevertheless, they’ve just a few calls for earlier than they go into battle once more.

Sybill Trelawney and Mad-Eye Moody

Fans dressed as Sybill Trelawney and Mad-Eye Moody.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

This cosplaying couple got here to Comedian-Con as two of Harry Potter‘s professors: Sybill Trelawney and Mad-Eye Moody.

The Batman Household

Fans dressed as Robin, Batgirl, and Batman at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

Robin, Batgirl, and Batman. We’re assuming their costumes had been partially impressed by the Batman: Arkham games.

Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy

Fans dressed as Mr. Freeze and Poison Ivy at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

“Ice to fulfill you!” This Mr. Freeze cosplayer truly stated that, which confirms our suspicion that he and his associate within the Poison Ivy costume had been impressed by Batman Without end.


A fan dressed as Firestar at Comic-Con.
Photograph by Blair Marnell

Meet Spider-Man’s most wonderful pal: Firestar! Whereas Firestar is presently a member of the X-Males within the comics, this fan picked her unique costume from the ’80s animated sequence, Spider-Man and his Wonderful Mates.

Noticed on Twitter

We didn’t get to see these costumes in individual at Comedian-Con, however we nonetheless needed to share them right here.

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