Nope, that's not supposed to be the devil, or even that Tim Curry villain from Legend. It's the Krampus! According to the legend, the Krampus is the monstrous creature that accompanies St. Nicholas on his annual sleigh ride around the world in order to warn and punish all of the world's naughty children as St. Nicholas rewards the good children. He may only be one of St. Nick's many companions, but he is certainly the most frightening.
He gives those song lyrics a whole meaning: Oh You better watch out, You better not cry, You better not pout, I'm telling you why. Krampus is coming to town!
Is there even such a thing as a real life girl too into cosplay? Still, I love how they portray the girl's decent into more and more eccentric costumes. Slave Leia, Leia, Elektra, Manga Girl, Larp Barbarian, Furry... that really ought to be the universal standard crazy-to-hot ratio scale. I highly approve.
I cannot think of anything besides Harry Potter that I have been obsessed with for over a decade. Which is why I chose the Hogwarts Crest for my first tattoo. This is for all those who have been with Harry from start to finish!
I know I've been posting a lot of tattoo's lately, but I had to add this one. Her expression in this photo is just priceless. I don't think I've ever seen anyone this pumped up about a new tattoo. She looks like a two year old who has just discovered the joys of stomping on ant hills.
"This is my Harry Potter tattoo of Fawkes the phoenix; I appreciate the symbolism that the actual creature has about life and rebirth. The quote is from Dumbledore in the 7th book, “Of course is it happening inside your head, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?”. The quote encompasses everything I believe about the series and it applies to many things in my life, as well.
Piece by Jon Reed from True Blue Tattoo in Austin, Texas."
Yes, that is America's Next Top Model winner Adrianne Curry stealing the spotlight in the center of a harem of Slave Leia cosplayers at the 2009 Orlando Comic Con. See more photos of Adrianne Curry in costume at the DailyMail and Yeeeah.
This is the first person I've ever seen successfully pull off a Namora costume. It's just too hard to pull off a one-piece bathing suit style costume when there's so little else to it. The Mocking Nerd pulls it off nicely, though. The bottom photo (below) looks like a panel straight out of a comic.
Syuzi writes: "The costume is made from faux leather and EL Film strips. The luminescent panels are removable, velcored onto the leather vest in order to make the top washable. To be frank, the cutting and re-soldering the EL film was quite tricky to work with but I think I managed to the tame the beast with the help of conductive fabric tape. I will write up a tutorial on how to work with the EL film in the next three weeks for those folks who are interested. Meanwhile... here are the rest of the pics."
Glen Murphy writes: These took about five hours to make, and used about $57 worth of stuff from an office supply store, including the scissors. The best part was having to try on boxes in the store, to the bemusement of those around us.
They were a bit hot and bulky in use, and it was super hard to hear anyone. If it was to be done again, I'd recommend cutting ear-holes in them, or at least making the face areas more open.
We also didn't count on how much Tetris we'd have to play to get these to fit in the car.
Yes, it's the inevitable sexy Hermione costume. The fact that you can't see where the cleavage ends makes the dress look a lot dirtier than it actually is, like it's unbutton rather than just low-cut. There's a better shot below the cut, though, where you can see that it's actually only moderately slutty - well within the bounds of Halloween ettiquette.