San Diego Comic Con Cosplay From 2018

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

It’s a little later than usual and there are fewer pictures than usual (you try taking an eight month old with you and still taking hundreds of cosplay pictures). But seeing as how some of the only posts we even put up on this site are the yearly Comic Con cosplays and the fact that we’ve now done it for ten years, it just felt wrong to skip posting altogether. So here are some of the best cosplays spotted at the 2018 San Diego Comic Con.

Movies:

This guy had the Barbosa spirit down -and a monkey!

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Fun fact, this kid wasn’t even with the rest of the group, but just popped in for a picture.

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Jay and Silent Bob had a kid together? Who knew?

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Trelawney and Hagrid look fabulous together.

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No Luna Lovegoods ever bother to put together the lion head hat.

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Comic Con is so hot right now.

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Love this rebellious Twi’lek.

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This little Beetlejuice and Lydia were so into their costumes.

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This guy really got into character.

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Great Scott! #DocToTheFuture

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Gotta love seeing older Han and Leia together.

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Television:

This zombie with his dead dog just killed me.

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Shame! Shame!

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Comics:

This might be my personal favorite cosplay from the whole weekend.

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These Gotham Gals have it going on!

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This is a killer Killer Croc cosplay.

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Hawkman’s wings are soooo cool.

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Wakanda is in good hands.

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Sorry this picture sucks, but this Storm was awesome.

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This Venom looked amazing!

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Steampunk Green Lantern? Why not?

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Check out this sexy Cat Wo(man).

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Cartoons:

You’ve gotta love someone who goes all out for his Ash costume.

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All hail the Crimson Chin and beware the Bronze Kneecap.

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This Jasmine looked simply stunning.

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Aladdin even had his own magic carpet.

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Bill was looking sexy in his fishnets and heels.

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This guy was part of the Laika Live exhibit -and he looked amazing.

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Bob and Linda Belcher look great, but Jimmy Pesto isn’t looking so good these days.

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This guy makes a great Milhouse.

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There are tons of Jessica Rabbits every year, but never that many Rogers, until this year.

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Jessica and Roger, again.

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I loved this guy’s Up! cosplay.

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I’ve never seen Deathnote cosplay before.

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Video Games:

Bal Rog from Street Fighter looks perfect!

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This chocobo earned an award from the masquerade judges -even though she didn’t enter the masquerade.

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Mashups:

A Sith and a Spider-Man? Use the Spidey-Force!

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Mary Anne isn’t just a classic Gilligan’s Island character, in this case, she’s also a Trill.

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Bob Ross Deadpool? Why not?

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As a traditional part of my San Diego Comic Con cosplay roundup, I’ll leave a few of these here for you to identify since I can’t. This strange fellow is something mixed with Woody from Toy Story, but what?

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Is this Disney-loving Frankenstein from somewhere in particular or just a cool original creation?

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A pirate needs a mermaid, but is this lovely bright blue merman from somewhere in particular?

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I assume these two are from a video game, but I don’t know which one.

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Want more? Then check out this year’s sexy cosplays, great mashups and genderswaps. Also, don’t miss our general cosplay from Comic Con 2008200920102011201220132014201520162017 and from WonderCon 2014 and 2013, as well as our past sexy cosplay pictures of ladies from 201620142013201220112010 and 2008, the hot guys from 20162012 and 2011 (there just aren’t as many most years) and both genders from 2015 and  2017.



Star Wars Christmas Decorations That Make Perfect Gifts for Your Favorite Geek

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Christmas is almost here and it’s time to start decorating your home and buying gifts for everyone on your list. Luckily, we’re here to help with these delightful decorations for your own home or to gift to your favorite nerdy people.

Chewbacca Wreath

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This great burlap Chewbacca wreath by Buttered Burlap is just waiting for its big moment in the Star Wars Christmas special.

Star Wars Stocking

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Hang this stocking by artistedfibre from your mantle and you know you’ll impress Santa with your  great geek style.

LEGO AT-AT Ornament

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Let’s hope that no little Rebels are on your tree ready to take down this adorable AT-AT LEGO ornament made by MoLGifts.

Star Wars Holiday Cross Stitch Pattern

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Looking for something a little crafty to make this Christmas? Then consider trying out this fun cross stitch pattern by Up2XStitch.

Personalized Han and Leia Ornament

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Looking for a romantic gift for special geeky someone in your life? This ornament by PrismaticPatterns has glow-in-the-dark glitter inside and can even be personalized with any name you want on the back.

Fuzzy Chewbacca Ornament

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Anyone can decorate a glass ornament, but making a delightfully furry Chewbacca design isn’t quite so simple, yet RandomSmash totally nailed it.

Princess Leia Life Day Card

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Whether you celebrate Life Day or Christmas, this precious Princess Leia dog card by kalyxcraftopia is a great way to spread holiday cheer to everyone on your list.

Christmas Cheer Banner

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Bring the cheer into your home with this Dark Side banner by Lessssismoreee.

Star Wars Nativity

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Some people may think this nativity is a bit offensive, but when you think about it, Luke is kind of the King of the Jedis. One thing’s for sure, AMORgiftshop did a great job crafting this beauty.

Whether you end up grabbing one of these geek gifts or something completely different, we hope you have a very Merry Christmas and a Happy Life Day.



Interesting Facts About Every US President

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

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By now, you probably know way more than you want to know about our current presidential candidates. You probably even know a little bit about some of our more recent presidents and the more famous historical presidents, but do you know much about Rutherford B. Hayes or Martin Van Buren? Chances are you don’t know much about either of them, but you’re in luck because this great Today I Found Out video can offer you a little more information on each of our 44 presidents.



Hot New Internet Trend In China – The Underboob Pen Challenge

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

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It seems the Chinese want to give the Japanese a run for their money when it comes to having a strange, and somewhat pervy, sense of humor, and thanks to the internet they get to share their strange obsessions with the world.

Their most recent viral pic sensation- boob pen. That’s right, stick a pen or pencil under your boob, snap a (generally not nude) pic and share it on social media.

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What anyone but the pen gets out of this is beyond me, but the fun loving yet fickle nature of the internet almost guarantees this will become a thing across the globe for an internet minute.

Luckily, some women have already seen through this cup size shaming posing as a social media trend and have begun tucking pens and pencils under far less racy folds of skin.

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And don’t forget about the fellas who came to show the world that boob pen isn’t just for the ladies. Why, that man has magical mammaries!

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See China’s ‘Underboob Pen Challenge’ Is The Viral Meme That Won’t Let Go here



Over 100 Awesome Cosplays From SDCC 2016

Thursday, July 28th, 2016

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5 Places Around The Globe That Inspired Disney Movies

Thursday, April 14th, 2016

Most of us have seen at least one Disney movie, but not many people know that some places pictured in those amazing fairy tales are actually real! In fact, Disney was often inspired by real destinations around the globe and captured those places beauty in amazing cartoons.

If you need more proof, get acquainted with the five places here which indeed inspired Disney movies, rounded up thanks to the Travel Ticker team. Enjoy it!

Chateau de Chillon, Switzerland 

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Sitting just nearby the beautiful lake of Geneva in Switzerland, you can find a castle which indeed looks like it was taken straight from a fairy tale. Chateau de Chillon dates back to when Roman Empire existed, and is a beautiful example of medieval architecture. Tourists love visiting this castle not only to admire its beauty but also to enjoy its beautiful surroundings as well. However, this is not why we are talking about it. In fact, this castle was the one which inspired Disney animators to create a Prince Eric’s seaside castle in The Little Mermaid. Some believe that even the rooms of the drawn castle represent the real ones is Switzerland. Visit one day and decide about this myth for yourself!

Eilean Donan Castle, Scotland

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We are going to talk a lot about castles today, and you know it! And this one, located in Scotland was the one that inspired Pixar to create a castle where the heroes from the film Brave live. This breathtaking castle sits on an island in the middle where three grand sea lochs meet, surrounded by mountain scenery and making it look just exactly how we would imagine from our childhood fairy tales. The good thing is that the castle is pretty well preserved and open for tourists, so you can indeed enjoy walking around there and grasp the amazing atmosphere of beautiful Scotland.

Festival of Lights, Thailand

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Ok, we just have to mention this festival here, because it is one of the most beautiful scenes (at least in my personal opinion) in any Disney movie and one of the most beautiful festivals in the world as well. The Festival of Lights is also called ‘Yi Peng’ and during the celebration, people light over a thousand lanterns and send them into the night’s sky all while making a wish. Sounds familiar? Yes, the exact “festival” was pictured in the most expensive Disney movie ever made, which you know by the name Tangled, and you can definitely experience the same beauty pictured in the cartoon in real life. Do we need to say more to entice you?

The Forbidden City, China

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One of the mysterious cities in the history, the Forbidden City in Beijing, has inspired hundreds of movie makers all around the globe. Nowadays this amazing palace is open to the public, so you can definitely walk through the halls and enjoy its luxurious and amazing interior, which was pictured in the Disney movie Mulan. However, the timeline of the movie is set during the Han Dynasty,  from 200 B.C. to 200 A.D.; while the Forbidden City was built about 1,200 years later. While there are a few incorrect facts in the film, that doesn’t stop us from enjoying this amazing building and wonderful  movie!

New Orleans, Louisiana

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Let’s end with the beautiful city of New Orleans, which was the main setting for the Disney movie The Princess and the Frog. Indeed, this city is well-known; with its famous Mardi gras celebration, the fact that it is the birthplace of many music genres like jazz or blues, and its rich culture, New Orleans is very inspiring. There is nothing surprising about this entry, it is impressive how precisely animators captured the spirit of this marvelous city in yet another one of their amazingly beautiful stories.



Cosplay As A Butterfly or Moth With These Capes & Scarves

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

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Whether you love insects or just fun fashion accessories, you need to check out the amazing and imaginative scarves and capes of Etsy seller El Costurero Real.

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Their delicate scarves and capes are a brilliant way to help you metamorphosize into the beautiful butterfly or moth you always knew you could be -and how many other fashion accessories give you the chance to do that?

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Of course, since the page has been “discovered,” their butterfly and moth item selection has been dropping rapidly, so if you want one, you’d probably better act now.

Via Geek Girls



Amazing Art for Your Dream Shelf

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Who is up for a little #shelfie? Here are some delightful, one-of-a-kind Etsy artworks you could put on your shelf to make yourself smile every time you enter your room.

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Who wouldn’t want to take a ride with the devil when he looks this adorable. It’s hard to believe this sculpture by llacarve is only $58.

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If you like something a little more cute on your shelf, you won’t want to miss this precious little sloth sold by FlowerLandShop.

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Finally, if you’re looking for  true art piece to accentuate your shelf and are willing to pay the price for something that detailed and unique, don’t miss this incredible ducky ship sculpture by spiderjelly. It may be $1,600, but hey, this post is all about dreams, right?



This Dog Has An Important Job At The Airport

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

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Every day, Piper gets a ride to work, where she helps keep people safe at the airport. She’s not a bomb or drug sniffing dog though. Instead, Piper works on the airport helping to prevent something that endangers far more passengers -birds being hit by plane engines.

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The 8 year-old border collie simply does what comes natural to her -chasing ducks, geese, owls and more away from the runways. Of course, there was some training involved in getting the pooch to get used to the planes as that’s not something dogs normally feel comfortable around.

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Even when poor Piper injured her arm she continued to happily do her duty, running along with an adorable yellow cast. That’s not to say she is in danger at work though. Her handlers make sure to equip her with protective earwear and goggles.



5 Gifts for People Who Love Their Pets More Than People

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

We all know at least one pet-obsessed person we plan on buying a Christmas gift for this year. That’s where Etsy comes in, offering amazing, custom gifts that your pet-loving friends and family will simply love.

Custom Pet Ornament

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This product may be sold as a hanging display sculpture but even the quickest glance can reveal why it would also double as an amazing custom Christmas pet ornament.

Pet Portraits

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There are hundreds of Etsy sellers offering pet portraits in all different styles and color schemes. A quick search is sure to help you find the perfect one for the pet-lover you love.

Pet Nose Jewelry

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Did you know the nose prints of cats and dogs are as unique as the fingerprints of a human? Here’s your chance to immortalize a critter companion for the person you care about.

Fiber Animal Sculpture

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It’s one thing to have a portrait of a pet, but with a fiber animal sculpture, that image is never going to look more realistic.

Pet Pillows

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Finally pet owners can maximize their cuddle time with their pet even when the critter doesn’t want to be handled. With these pet pillows, no cuddle time is off limits.

If you’re trying to find something a little different for a special someone on your list, head to Etsy, where their holiday guide can help you find something for everyone.