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The Best of Superman Cosplay 

June 17, 2013
Batman, Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man, again (and again). It happens just about every summer, the wave of costumes tied to the release of the latest superhero movie. In 2013, with the Iron Man franchise wrapped up, it's Superman's turn. Here's a diverse collection of Superman cosplayers from coast to coast who were sporting the symbol for "Hope" on their chests -- pre-Man of Steel -- when it was just an "S."

Man of Steel stories:
- In Man of Steel, There's Greatness in the Superman Origin Story
- Superman Movies Matter More Than the Comics: A Film-by-Film Breakdown
- Man of Steel: Making Sense of All That Christ and Death Stuff

Comic Con Coverage
- Mizucon 2013 in Miami
- New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay (2012)
- Cosplay on Display at San Diego Comic-Con 2012
- The Costumes of Denver Comic Con 2013
- The People of Archon 36 (St. Louis)
- Super Cosplay and Art at SpringCon 2013 (Minneapolis)
- The 60 Best Costumes of Dallas Comic Con 2013
- The Costumes and Cosplayers of Phoenix Comicon 2013
- San Diego Comic-Con 2012: Superheroes
Christopher Morgan
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Batman, Iron Man, Captain America, Spider-Man, Iron Man, again (and again). It happens just about every summer, the wave of costumes tied to the release of the latest superhero movie. In 2013, with the Iron Man franchise wrapped up, it's Superman's turn. Here's a diverse collection of Superman cosplayers from coast to coast who were sporting the symbol for "Hope" on their chests -- pre-Man of Steel -- when it was just an "S."

Man of Steel stories:
- In Man of Steel, There's Greatness in the Superman Origin Story
- Superman Movies Matter More Than the Comics: A Film-by-Film Breakdown
- Man of Steel: Making Sense of All That Christ and Death Stuff

Comic Con Coverage
- Mizucon 2013 in Miami
- New York Comic Con's Best Cosplay (2012)
- Cosplay on Display at San Diego Comic-Con 2012
- The Costumes of Denver Comic Con 2013
- The People of Archon 36 (St. Louis)
- Super Cosplay and Art at SpringCon 2013 (Minneapolis)
- The 60 Best Costumes of Dallas Comic Con 2013
- The Costumes and Cosplayers of Phoenix Comicon 2013
- San Diego Comic-Con 2012: Superheroes
Published on June 17, 2013

Slideshows

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  • Emmy-Nominated Costumes on Display
    On Saturday, the Television Academy and FIDM Museum and Galleries kicked off the Eighth Annual exhibition of "The Outstanding Art of Television Costume Design" with an exclusive preview and reception party. 100 costumes are featured from over 20 shows representing the nominees of the 66th Emmy Awards. The free to the public exhibition is located downtown at FIDM and runs from today through Saturday, September 20th. All photos by Nanette Gonzales.
  • Nico Vega's Album Release Party
    The Sunset Strip burned up the music scene as Nico Vega launched their Lead to Light record release bash Monday night at The Roxy. Dark Waves played an amazing debut performance, while Queen Caveat broke open the the jammed packed club. Nico Vegas frontwoman Aja Volkman danced in the crowd, brought the party on stage, and painted dots on fans foreheads. Good times as always on the Strip! All photos by Michele McManmon.

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