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Dutch Comic Con; Cosplay

Usually I would start off with an article about what an event was like. I am going to do that tomorrow, as I first wanted to write this. Well, in short, Dutch X-Mas Con was great! It was smaller than the regular DCC in March and there was more space to move (which is not a bad thing) and very interesting guests (Jason Isaacs!) but there was one thing I was loved the most. Cosplay.

This has been the second time I’ve been to any sort of convention and the one thing that always amazes me is the fantastic costumes people come up with. Before I ever went to a convention, I would look up cosplay pictures online and admire these people for all the time and effort they put into these costumes. It is even better to see these costumes in real life and see how so many cosplayers actually are their characters. I can’t count the amount of times I have muttered that I wish I could create these costumes too. Honestly, somebody teach me!

Cosplay Photography

I took photos of cosplayers, especially during the Cosplay contest and I really wanted to share them with you, because I want you to see how great these costumes are. If you happen to be in one of these photos and would like a larger version, please email us at thesassologistcom@gmail.com. While you’re at it, also share your costume-making secrets with me. Maybe next time I will be brave enough to come in costume to experience what it is like. Photos after the jump!

I wish I had had the chance to take pictures of even more cosplayers, but at times my camera refused to work with me so I hope these will do for now. In three months I will have another shot.

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Look at how adorable she is!

Cosplay Amoonguss Pokemon

I absolutely loved this guy and had to take a picture. He is cosplaying the Pokémon Amoonguss, which is incredibly creative. As a Pokémon fan, I especially loved this cosplay.

Cosplay Furries

Even the Furries were in the house!

Cosplay Legend of Zelda

One of the judges who cosplayed a beautiful Zelda.

Cosplay Contest Winners

Cosplay the Hobbit Cosplay the Hobbit

These guys were the winners of the Cosplay contest and rightfully so. The attention to detail was fantastic and they looked like they were actually part of the Hobbit films.

Cosplay Bellatrix Narcissa Harry Potter

Bellatrix and Narcissa looking as fabulous and dangerous as ever.

Cosplay Sansa Stark Game of Thrones

An absolutely gorgeous Sansa Stark.

Cosplay Daenarys Targaryan Game of Thrones

And the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryan!

Cosplay Batman

Batman was also present and still as brooding as ever.

Cosplay Ratchet and Clank

This little guy was my absolute favourite! He portrayed Ratchet and Clank, which is very original and brought back great memories of when I played those games. Kudos!

Cosplay How to train your dragon

And here’s Ratchet’s mother who also looked incredible!

Cosplay Ice Queen Narnia

Things got chilly when Narnia’s Ice Queen walked onto the stage.

Christmas Cosplay

Christmas got a whole lot more dangerous!

Cosplay Assassins Creed

Look at this fantastic costume! Hand-made! How the hell do you create something like that?

Cosplay

I am just probably going to keep saying how incredible I think all of these costumes are.

Cosplay

This costume was great and although it must have been a little chilly, I admire this girl’s courage for wearing it in the middle of Winter. (I am easily cold).

Cosplay Frost Giant Loki

Frost Giant Loki. Those creepy eyes are a very nice touch!

Cosplay Slade Wilson Deathstroke

Guess I was the target. Don’t shoot me!

Cosplay Jon Snowwhite

This one was absolutely hilarious! Jon Snow White. I couldn’t help laughing.

Cosplay Reaper

The Reaper being a total bad ass!

Cosplay Powerchick

And last but not least, this powerchick!

Hopefully next time my camera will cooperate a little more so I will be able to shoot more great photos. I think it is a great thing that these cons exist because it is a great place for people to show off their creativity and express their love for a pop culture phenomenon. Tomorrow I will post more about the con itself. For now, I will rest. Goodnight!

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Ingrid is the twenty-something owner of The Sassologist, who loves everything that has to do with pop culture. While she is one of many who is in the process of writing a novel, she is also currently in denial over not being a witch. Her Hogwarts letter has yet to arrive. In the meantime she writes about pop culture and dreams about unicorns.

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