San Diego Comic Con is a magical week of nerdiness, fandom and giant swag bags. With nearly 150,000 attendees each year and growing, it’s hard to stand out from the crowd. While that dope Millennium Falcon shirt you got from Target might get all the dicks hard and pussies wet in Columbus, every five Con goers are rocking them sweet threadz. Think you can show off the fact that you are a programmer that makes too much money with your Google Glass? Think again Vegeta– everyone that goes to SDCC is as rich as you. So how do you show the world that you deserve to be seen? Cosplay of course!
Invented in 1843 by southern slaves, Cosplay allowed the enslaved men and women to live freely with the reasoning that they were free persons cosplaying as slaves. And like jazz, blues, and rocket science, white people turned this act of defiance into something comical. Today, people of all races use Cosplay as a way to tell strangers they like video games and movies, but more than them.
Here at Loser City, we’re using our vast knowledge of pop culture to bring to you the top ten Cosplays of 2014. Feel free to use these ideas for your costumes and get ready to rack up some sweet reblogs and karma points!
For all of the women (and men!) cursed with resting bitch face, 50’s Peruvian soprano Yma Sumac is a great choice for Cosplay. With extravagant head pieces, fierce eyebrows, and the restingest, bitchiest resting bitch face ever, Sumac is your ticket to con stardom!
You’re at the world’s largest comic and pop culture convention, why not dress up as your favorite comics! From Dazzler to Paula Poundstone, any comic is now your Cosplay!
Just as some famous Cosplays cosplay flip the concept of gender by switching male characters to female characters, you too can blow people’s minds by cosplayin’ as Erik from Top Chef Season Four. While Chef Erik is a typical man’s man, his eyebrows transcend humanity and evolution. Any gender can cospl as Erik and still cause Hall H to question the very concept of classism, queer theory, and most importantly, eyebrows.
7. A Bro in a Morphsuit
Any douche with a rich dad and half a degree in finance can drop ninety bucks on an all green body suit. But if you bought a Mac DeMarco shirt, J. Crew chinos and a pair of glasses with flip down sunglass lenses and didn’t wear them, but instead wore a Morphsuit, the Con would think you’re a bro in a stupid body suit. But jokes on them, you’re just pretending to be a bro, in a Morphsuit.
Nothing complements your love of bacon more than a nice pint of an IPA. Even better if your buddy brewed it in his garage. Now you can show your love of gross, bitter beer to all of SDCC by cosplayin’ as an IPA, and it’s as easy as 123!
1) Add malt extract and wort to boiling water
2) Instead of hops, fold yourself into the mixture
3) Now you’re an IPA that all the men and cool women can’t wait to drink.
You know, for the ladies.
The Scruff Pit Crew (woof woof woof woof woof) is an integral part of the RuPaul’s Drag Race viewing experience, mostly because it’s difficult to masturbate to drag queens. Shawn Morales, aka the dude with the mustache, has quite the mustache and quiiiite the bulge. Anyone dressed as Mr Morales’s bulge would get all of the attention at the Con, especially from children and straight dudes.
Eh, why not? You’re already drunk.