Tuesday, September 20, 2016

The 10 Punniest Cosplays Of Dragon Con 2016

The next time you see a crazy mashup costume, think fast: you could be looking at an epic geek pun.

In fact, here are the 10 punniest cosplay mashups I've found from this year's Dragon Con; a mix of my own pics plus several more I found combing through galleries online.


1. Piggy Stardust
 Cosplayer: Amanda Ayer

 

Three Kermit Flails for an epic Bowie/Muppets mashup!


2: The Purple Rain-ger
Cosplayer: Billy Light of Deconstructive Studios 

That's Prince plus Power Rangers, everybody.
And please note the hair on the helmet, for it is glorious.


3. Lisa Frank-lin 
Lisa Frank + Benjamin Franklin = the most colorful Founding Father?


4.  Gand-ALF 
Photo by td2timemvp

Your cats shall not pass.
  

5. Beaker Gone Rogue!


Photo by David Ngo

This cannot be unseen. Bahaha!


6. Sher-Loki

Complete with a magnifying glass in her staff. YES.

 

"I am Sher-Loki, and I am burdened with glorious game - which is AFOOT."


7. Rey Stantz
Photo by Joe Ricciardelli

WHAT DID YOU DO, REY?

8. Peter Porker

Photo by David Ngo

Ermergersh, who knew a Spider-Pig could be this cute?


9. Wierd Al Dalek, aka WierDALEK:

This photo is actually from 3 years ago, but I *think* this guy was there again this year. Either way, LURVE IT.


10. Jon Snow White

Photo by Celsaga

He knows nothing of poisoned apples.

*****

BONUS GOODNESS
(Thanks for the tips, commenters!)

11. Ruth Vader Ginsburg:

Photo by allistelling

"I've got a hilarious feeling about this."

Also, to whoever this is: I love you.


12: Elsaba (Elsa + Elphaba) and Glindanna:


They're letting it go to defy gravity.


So what'd I miss, gang? If you know of any other punny cosplay from this year's Dragon Con, then please, link me up in the comments!

32 comments:

  1. PURPLE RAIN-GER! I need this cosplay so much in my life! 💕

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  2. Love them all, buy Piggy Stardust and Gand-Alf are killing me! Can't stop giggling!

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  3. WeirDalek! NEVER would I have thought of those two together, that guy's a genius!

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  4. I'm rolling. Those are some great pun cosplays. Purple Rainger may be my fave.

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  5. Actually, the Peter Porker isn't so much a pun as it is a real Marvel character. Oh, the '80s.. That's Spider-Ham - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spider-Ham

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  7. Spit my coffee at Gand-ALF! And the cats "quotation".

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  8. Some people are so clever! Love it!! Great imaginations made great costumes!

    KW

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  9. I'm having a hard time choosing a favorite... But I think I gotta go with Piggy Stardust. Because it's Ms. Piggy!

    And Anonymous is correct - I remember that comic book series, Peter Porker. . :)

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  10. I laughed way too hard at Gand-ALF. Seriously, tears rolling down my face.

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  11. Maybe not a pun because they are from the "same" universe, but I got a picture with Barf Vader!

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  12. spider pig, spider pig, does whatever a spider pig does...

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  13. Beaker gone Rogue might give me nightmares. Disturbing Marvel/Muppet mash-up nightmares.

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  14. I saw an Elsaphaba (Elsa + Elphaba) at D*C this year. Wish I had a picture - I thought it was really clever.

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  15. Sorry if someone else already posted this and I missed it, but Peter Porker, the Amazing Spider Ham is both a pun and an existing character. He was created as a Spider Man parody, and I think his comic was published by Star.

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  16. I also saw Elsphaba, at Chicago's C2E2! And I did not get a picture either. :-/ I wonder if it was the same person.

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  17. Amazingly, Spider-Pig is an actual comic book character! He is most seen in Marvel's Web Warriors comic, and is cartoonishly awesome.

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  18. Loki Holmes was really stressing me out until I read the caption.

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  19. My fave was the Ruth Vader Ginsburg we saw, but Rey Stanz and the Purple Rainger are right behind her.

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  20. Holy Hannah this made my night!

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  21. Somewhere recently I saw a picture of someone cosplaying Freddie Sailor Mercury....
    Sandra

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    1. Hee, that was here! I spotted him at one of our last local cons here in Florida.

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    2. Thanks for that!

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  22. Hahahahahaha!!!! PUNS!!!! I love puns!!
    Thank you Jen. Those were great.
    Maureen S

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  23. I shared that Purple Rainger picture on Facebook when it was going around. A friend commented that he saw him there and that he had a purple boombox playing Prince as well.

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  24. My best friend and I were Civil War: Civil War -Captain American and Iron Man as Civil War era ballgowns :D I was so sad I never ran into you while we were in them! We were in the Vintage Vogue fashion show. I will never come up with a better pun than that :)

    Here's a picture! I'm Cap:
    https://www.flickr.com/photos/alyjack/29322405474/in/datetaken-public/

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  25. Not a mashup, but one of my favorite visual pun costumes from a local con... a few years ago I saw a guy wearing a big sandwich board with the table of elements chart square for iron. He was... Iron Man.

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