This Is Our New Favorite Captain America Cosplay Ever

Not gonna lie—it warms my shriveled heart to see a female, hijab-wearing Captain America. But even beyond that, this is just really, truly, honestly great cosplay.


It’s fantastic work from cosplayer Hijabi Hooligan. Look at the little rivets on the star! This is the kind of creation that shows off the best parts of fandom: the parts that are creative, that reinterpret things in a personal way. Also, it just makes me smile to see how happy she is.

On her Facebook page, things get even better:

[West Coast Avengers]

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Katharine Trendacosta

Katharine is the former managing editor of io9.