Dragon Con Day 2: Heroes, Monsters, and Gods Await You

The humidity is high and the party is rocking at Dragon Con in Atlanta. Here’s a sample of the fantastic cosplay we saw while wandering the hotel floors and crowded streets on Saturday.

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The Flying Spaghetti Monster (Teddi Fishman) is the best of all gods. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Kosh (Billy Brooks) and Londo Mollari (Craig D’Apolito) leave us wondering: how does Dragon Con fit into the politics of Babylon 5? Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Rogue Bell (Snide Cosplay) is very good at not catching Con Crud in this Disney-meets-X-Men interpretation. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Poison Ivy (SarahN29) always has company with her pair of piraña plants. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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A pair of Kaylee Fryes (Psychokitty and Natazha) get out of Serenity’s engine room to take in the sights. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Batman’s antagonist Penguin (Antoine Wilson) is far from grotesque. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Barf (Mighty Matt) from Spaceballs is surprisingly agile for having a very squished foot. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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The Firefairy Demon (Melissa Miller) and Demon Temptation (Conan) are a pair of original characters seeing just how much trouble they can get into. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Two out of five members of the Rainbow Death Brigade (Miranda and Kiantewench) pose for a photo instead of bombing one in their quest to wreck havoc around the lobby. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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The Incredible Hulk (AJ Loeffler) is getting annoyed at these lines. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Sleep is for the weak, but someone else needs to write this Death Note caption. Don’t let me down, io9ers! Image credit: Mika McKinnon

ta: “Gelus is out to write down the name of Misa’s would-be murderer in his Death Note”

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Boxtroll (Channing) has discovered the joys of staying up very, very late. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Braun the Dalek temporarily refrains from going on a rampage to exterminate all con-goers (created by Wayne Neumaier/2 Story Props). Image credit: Counse Broders Photography

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Hawkgirl and Hawkman (Bemises Wolf and Wintery Bliss) are visiting Earth from Thanagar. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Vash the Stampede (Pixel Bash Props) is always chipper. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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The 4th Doctor (Britannia Mosely) isn’t relinquishing that iconic scarf even in the muggy humidity of an Atlanta summer. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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The Ice King (Paul Aradani Studios), the imposing monarch from Adventure Time, is perfectly at home in the weirdly-freezing halls of the Westin. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Alice (Jessica) scares me just a tiny bit. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Nightcrawler (Curtis Randall), Cyclops (Sebastian) and Phoenix (Megan) are more relaxed when off-duty as X-men. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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This Star Trek officer (Suzie Seager) will do anything for her Baby on Borg. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Jedi Jade (Esmerelda Valentine) is what happens when Mortal Kombat’s Jade takes up Star Wars force training. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Miss Frizzle is back, this time with Revolutionary War Captain America (Robin Smith). Image courtesy of Robin Smith

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Jack Skellington (Ian Hales) hassles a quidditch player (Amand). Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Olenna Tyrell (Beverley Hoffamon) is having a truly swell afternoon now the Iron Throne is undeniably hers and she’s made it to the grand age of 85. Image credit: Dr. Pamela L. Gay/@StarStrydr

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The Dragon Merchant (Duncan Jones) rides to the rescue of those in distress with the 105th Squad Cosplayers charity group. Image credit: Counse Broders Photography

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Pinhead from Hellraiser is on his best behaviour, for now. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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A gorilla turns the tables to keep this man (Rick) caged in an inhumanely small space. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Barbie is in pristine, unopened condition. Image credit: Counse Broders Photography

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A pair of original characters from the Pure Steam Gang (Bryan Lawson and Arkoba) are far friendlier than their appearance suggests. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Batman (Isaac) pursues Scarecrow (Kayci) after yet escape from Arkham Asylum. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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The Chainmail Fairie (Wynterborne Faierie) has a simple mission: look sexy, kick ass. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Wayne and Gart (Anonymous and R Alan Siler) are on an excellent adventure. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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A pair of Time Lords from Doctor Who investigate for themselves why the Doctor is so fixated on Earth. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Squirrel Girl (Ren T.) finds it slightly odd to be spending a whole day chatting only with humans. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Portal players found something far more efficient than the skybridges for getting around the convention hotels. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Miss Piggy (Amanda Ago) is developing new interests. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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The Imperial Campaigner knows who signs the cheques. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Ahsoka Tano and Boba Fett win longest commute from a galaxy far, far away. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Princess Tiana (Tiffany Hatch) leaves her frog behind for a night on the town. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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The War Doctor (Thomas Jewell) is uncertain what to make of all this levity. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Dooneese (Suzanne Najbert) of Saturday Night Live has finally broken free of her trio of sisters. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Star Lord and Gamora (Chris and Sheila) are prowling for their fellow Guardians of the Galaxy. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Mothra (Ashley Carter) spreads her wings. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Vincent Vega and Jules Winfield (Anthony Marquez and Dakarai Chapman) of Pulp Fiction take a rare moment of relaxation. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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Dr. Martha Jones (Amanda-Rae Prescott) hasn’t lost an ounce of confidence or competence since Doctor Who and Torchwood. Image credit: RL Lloyd

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It’s a bad day for this astronaut (Zachary Titus). Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Tauriel (Luna Rose Costuming) is done tagging along after dwarfs and is out on her own to explore the wonders of Dragon Con. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Bride of Chucky (Jennifer Soubeyroux) is doing the world a great service by keeping her husband contained. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Pan the Satyr (Greg Jones) is looking more threatening than his usually-playful interpretations. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Jareth the Goblin King from Labyrinth hasn’t whisked anyone away ... yet. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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This Faerie (Dr. Yvonne Denkins) will zap the sass right out of you. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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A horde of Captain America’s fans and support staff gather on the stairs. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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Captain Canuck (Bennet Caldwell) is on a grand American adventure. Image credit: Zac Fudge/Thought Swerve Media

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The Joker (Jimmy Grim) lets out a maniacal laugh. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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A member of Majora’s Mafia (Alex Sparkman) finds a quiet corner. Image credit: Mika McKinnon

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Err are we sure that isn’t Olenna Tyrell given rose motif and the Olennaish outfit? I would support her for the Throne.