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Dragon Con: A Cacophony Of Fun And Disgust You’ll Want To Repeat

Posted September 13, 2017 by Luis Correa

My first introduction to Dragon Con had been an elevator saturated in vomit that had a distinct smell of sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and sad dreams. Of course with the frequency of the elevators and the late night need for people to move about — I had been trapped inside that elevator for at least […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Sunday Cosplay Photos By Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 12, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Getting up early for a flight on Monday? Every costume you brought still tossed haphazardly across your hotel room? Sure, you could get a jump on packing and turn in early, but it’s Sunday night at Dragon Con, so … nahhh! While not quite as packed as Saturday night, Sunday is a take-no-prisoners night of […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted September 11, 2017 by Bentpic5

The third and last of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5 encompass the evening, when the partying at Dragon Con reaches its peak. Luckily I avoided any of the very late criminal stupidity of dropping bottles from upper floors into the atrium. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Miss Sinister Cosplay, Jacey Julep, Yaya Han, Brandon the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted September 10, 2017 by Bentpic5

Here is the second of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5. These shots were mostly taken after the very popular parade, which has hundreds, maybe thousands, of cosplayers marching in the late summer Atlanta heat. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 9, 2017 by Bentpic5

We now move on to the first of three galleries from Saturday at Dragon Con taken by Bentpic5! Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above the image, in case you want to scroll faster than the preset. And to see the entire gallery as thumbnails, click on […]

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DragonCon 2017 Saturday Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 8, 2017 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

Whew…is there anything more colorful, more fun-filled, more cosplaylicious than Saturday at Dragon Con? Nothing really comes close. Saturday is the busiest day of the con, when people typically bust out their biggest, boldest, most creative and funniest cosplays. 2017 didn’t disappoint! Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Mhysa Cosplay, Gogo Incognito, John Detty, and […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 3 by Bentpic5

Posted September 7, 2017 by Bentpic5

We are now up to the third and final cosplay gallery of photos taken Friday by Bentpic5 from Dragon Con 2017. Stay tuned for more from him from Saturday and Sunday, as well as more galleries from Wonderllama Photography. Among the cosplayers in this gallery are Rebellion Barbie Cosplay, and many more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 2 by Bentpic5

Posted September 6, 2017 by Bentpic5

Here is the second cosplay gallery from Friday at Dragon Con by Bentpic5. Friday is often nearly as busy a day for cosplay in the convention as Saturday, since the parade is Saturday morning, and. That, and the fact that the partying has only had one night to take effect, means things get started earlier. Cosplayers in this […]

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Dragon Con Takes One More Step Toward Catastrophe

Posted September 6, 2017 by Rodney Brown

Three years ago I wrote that Dragon Con had become so big and was so full of drunken attendees that it was just a matter of time before someone was killed and the legal issues around that would end the con.  This past weekend no one died thankfully, but a couple of people came much […]

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Dragon Con 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 5, 2017 by Bentpic5

Friday at Dragon Con drew in an energetic crowd like usual. While the crowds aren’t as crazy as Saturday, it did bring a vast variety of attendees and cosplayers. Here is my second Dragon Con 2017 cosplay gallery, covering a snippet of the amazing costumes and attendees you can catch while at the Atlanta-based convention. Whether it be […]

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DragonCon 2017 Friday Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 3, 2017 by Rodney Brown

We are up to our second gallery from Gregg Snider of Wonderllama Photography, with photos from Friday at DragonCon 2017. Stay tuned for more from him, from Bentpic5 and from Spectra! Among the cosplayers in this gallery are The Amazing Joy, Jessica Mercy, Brandon the Shapeshifter, and more. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the […]

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DragonCon 2017 Thursday Cosplay Gallery by Wonderllama Photography

Posted September 2, 2017 by Rodney Brown

One of many team members at DragonCon this year is Gregg Snider of both Wonderllama Photography and Wonderllama Cosplay. On Thursday night — the unofficial Day Zero of DragonCon — despite being decked out as a handmaid from the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, Gregg still was able to get a good gallery of other […]

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DragonCon 2017 Thursday Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted September 1, 2017 by Bentpic5

While there is call for Wednesday to be the  new so-called “Day Zero” for DragonCon,  a lot of attendees arrived between Wednesday and Thursday to check in and start their con weekend. By the afternoon, there were costumes and cosplays swirling among the lobbies of the select host hotels. Here’s to another year of my photo coverage […]

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Marvel-ous Ladies of Marvel at DragonCon, Part 2

Posted December 19, 2016 by Gregg "Wonderllama" Snider

The first Marvel-ous Ladies of Marvel gallery introduced haute couture heroines She-Hulk, Lady Loki and Lady Thor. Up next in our second gallery from DragonCon 2016: Desiree Cosplay as Emma Frost; RX Queen Costuming as X-23; and Lorelei Winter Cosplay as Spider-Gwen. The group was organized by Galacticat Cosplay, who appears in the first gallery as She-Hulk. Stay tuned for the third and final gallery […]

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DragonCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery 7 by Bentpic5

Posted September 12, 2016 by Bentpic5

Even though DragonCon takes place over Labor Day weekend and therefore Monday is also an official day of the convention, many people choose to use that as their day to travel home. Still this DragonCon 2016 cosplay gallery 7 of photos by Bentpic5 is full of awesome cosplayers. The Monday cosplay crowd still goes strong after what is likely […]

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DragonCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery 6 by Bentpic5

Posted September 10, 2016 by Bentpic5

The second Sunday gallery of photos by Bentpic5  from DragonCon is also our DragonCon 2016 cosplay gallery 6. By holding DragonCon over Labor Day weekend, the convention allows people the option of traveling on Monday instead of the usual Sunday of a weekend con. That means that the Sunday cosplay crowd still goes strong after what seems […]

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Fifth DragonCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted September 9, 2016 by Bentpic5

Here is the first Sunday gallery from DragonCon captured by Bentpic5 and overall the fifth DragonCon 2016 gallery. This year, the Sunday cosplay crowd was still going strong after what seems like a long weekend. For some, it is their final day of what could have been their best weekend of the year. DragonCon is typically […]

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DragonCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery 4 by Bentpic5

Posted September 8, 2016 by Bentpic5

DragonCon’s Saturday is the main day when it comes to attendance. Atlanta expected more than 500,000 people visiting the town for the various events and sports games taking place. This doesn’t include the thousands of Georgia locals that come to Atlanta just to see the parade and the DragonCon attendees. People of all ages come out to […]

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DragonCon 2016 Gallery 3 of Cosplay Photos by Bentpic5

Posted September 7, 2016 by Bentpic5

Friday at DragonCon 2016 definitely packed its fair share of attendees and cosplayers into the host hotels. While some might question if this year seemed to flow differently, I can say it was still going strong. Check out the rest of the photos in gallery 3 of cosplay that capture Friday at the con around the […]

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Second DragonCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5

Posted September 6, 2016 by Bentpic5

Thursday and Friday nights at DragonCon drew in an energetic crowd like usual. While the crowds aren’t as crazy as Saturday, it did bring a vast variety of attendees and cosplayers. Here is the second DragonCon 2016 cosplay gallery, covering a snippet of the amazing costumes and attendees you can catch while at DragonCon. Whether it be anime, […]

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DragonCon 2016 Cosplay Gallery 1 by Bentpic5

Posted September 5, 2016 by Bentpic5

This year, attendees were in high numbers on the so-called “Day Zero” for DragonCon. A lot of attendees arrived Wednesday and Thursday to check in and start their con weekend. By the afternoon, there were costumes and cosplays swirling among the lobbies of the select host hotels. Here’s to another year of my photo coverage of the […]

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ReedPOP Announces New ‘Star Trek’ Con For DragonCon Weekend

Posted January 25, 2016 by Rodney Brown

What would happen if the promoter of the largest comic book convention in the U.S. (ReedPOP and New York Comic Con) decided to hold a Star Trek convention on the same weekend as one of the most popular nerd conventions in the country (DragonCon)? Would nerd brains explode? Well, we are going to find out. […]

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The Most Obscure, Odd, Interesting Cosplay of 2015

Posted December 27, 2015 by Rodney Brown

This past year I took plenty of pictures of excellent costumes and cosplayers, but I always get a thrill out the odd ones. The creative mashups, the truly obscure, the clearly ironic genderbending, the just plain strange (I’m looking at you X, and your “Weapons Check Guy”). Not surprisingly, DragonCon is well represented here, but […]

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Bonnie The Bunny Asks, What’s Hardest About Being A Cosplayer?

Posted September 21, 2015 by E. Ortiz

At DragonCon 2015, KIA Cosplay, dressed as Bonnie, that friendly bunny from Five Nights At Freddy’s, asks cosplayers what is the hardest part of doing what they do. For more Dragon 2015 coverage, check out Sunday’s first gallery, the second and the third; the first, the second and third gallery from Saturday; part one, part two and the third part of Friday […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by FPS – Sunday, 4 of 4

Posted September 21, 2015 by Rodney Brown

The last of the Sunday galleries from DragonCon 2015 includes some shots from Monday, and concludes our daily galleries (but not our DragonCon coverage). In this gallery are cosplayers such as God Save The Queen Fashions, Queen Riot and Rufflebutt Cosplay as a gorgeous trio of two Vampirellas and a Lillith, along with Sith Camaro as […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by FPS – Sunday, 3 of 4

Posted September 20, 2015 by Rodney Brown

More Sunday galleries from DragonCon 2015, with number three out of four. In this gallery, among the many awesome cosplayers, you will find Kayla Ann Cosplay as Gadget Hackwrench — oh, and George Perez happened to stop by while I was taking a picture of a bunch of DC characters and kindly accepted the offer to […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by FPS – Sunday, 2 of 4

Posted September 19, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Sunday galleries continue with the second of four from DragonCon 2015. In this set you can find cosplayers like Zombie Bit Me, Sith Camaro, Miss Gidget and Dangrrr Doll — cosplaying herself in a bikini as it turns out — among many others. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows above […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by FPS – Sunday, 1 of 4

Posted September 17, 2015 by Rodney Brown

As it turned out, Sunday of DragonCon 2015 was the busiest of all for me, in no small part because the Marriott Atrium level only became too crowded to shoot in by 4:30 in the afternoon — hours later than Friday or Saturday. Add on to that a late night crowd so large it spilled […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5 – Sunday

Posted September 15, 2015 by Bentpic5

Here is the Sunday gallery from DragonCon captured by Bentpic5. For some, it is their final day of what could have been their best weekend of the year. DragonCon is typically a 4 day convention that is based out of Atlanta, Georgia. For some attendees, it is more like a week long con starting on Wednesday […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FPS – Saturday 3 of 3

Posted September 14, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Up now is the last of three galleries from Saturday of DragonCon. Coming up will be at least three more from FirstPerson Shooter of Sunday and Monday, and one of Bentpic5’s shots from Sunday. In this set you can find pics of Gogo Incognito as Cersei Lannister, Miss Kit Quinn and SoloRoboto Industries as Kate Bishop and Hawkeye, […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FPS – Saturday 2 Of 3

Posted September 13, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Here we have the second of three galleries from Saturday of DragonCon. Don’t miss Viverra Cosplay‘s perfect Commander Shepard, Mae of Sam & Mae: Anatomy of Cosplay as bro Cullen, Wonderllama Cosplay and Snide Cosplay as mashups of The Beast and Beast and Belle and Rogue, and Kimberly Moore as the crazy sexy version of Kaneda […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FPS – Saturday 1 Of 3

Posted September 12, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Saturday was without a doubt the busiest day of DragonCon, but the number of photos I took — while more than Friday — was still within the range of making three galleries. So here is the first of those three. Much of the first third or so of the pics were taken while many people […]

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DragonCon: The Father of All Party Cons

Posted September 11, 2015 by JIbrii Ransom

DragonCon is easily one of the bigger conventions in the country. With more than 70,000 people in attendance this year, DragonCon gets insanely more popular each year, and it has so many different fandoms on its roster, so it has been the must-attend con for a lot of older con goers. This was my second […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5 – Saturday

Posted September 11, 2015 by Bentpic5

DragonCon’s Saturday is the main day when it comes to attendance. This year, the con pulled in over 70,000 attendees over the four days. This doesn’t include the hundreds of Georgia locals that come to Atlanta just to see the parade and the people in costume. People of all ages come out to DragonCon in […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FPS – Friday 3 Of 3

Posted September 10, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Gallery three of three from Friday of DragonCon finishes up the busy day before the true insanity that is Saturday. In this gallery you can find the amazing craftsman Volpin Props in his Marriott carpet camouflage BDUs and mini-Jeep (with a couple of friends), as well as a spot on version of Sam Wilson as the […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FPS – Friday 2 Of 3

Posted September 9, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Here is the second gallery from Friday of DragonCon, after splitting my galleries from that day into three sections. Expect at least the same from Saturday and Sunday, and probably two or three from each day from Bentpic5 as well. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and Back navigation arrows […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5 – Friday

Posted September 7, 2015 by Bentpic5

Friday at DragonCon drew in a large crowd like usual. While the crowds aren’t as crazy as Saturday, it did bring a vast variety of attendees and cosplayers. Here is a gallery covering just some of the amazing costumes and attendees you can catch while at DragonCon. Whether it be anime, comics, movies, memes, fan art, […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FPS – Friday 1 Of 3

Posted September 6, 2015 by Rodney Brown

As is expected of DragonCon, the number of cosplay photos from Friday means I will be splitting my galleries into three sections. Expect at least the same from Saturday and Sunday, and probably two or three from each day from Bentpic5 as well. Photo gallery tips: Once the page loads the images, you will see the Forward and […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery, FirstPerson Shooter – Thursday

Posted September 5, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Thursday night at DragonCon is not actually officially part of the convention, as it doesn’t start until Friday. But that doesn’t stop the fun from getting going early, and that is the night for the unofficial Underwear Party and Bunny Party. To be sure, not every shot is of someone in underwear or a bunny suit. […]

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DragonCon 2015 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5 – Thursday

Posted September 4, 2015 by Bentpic5

The so-called “Day Zero” for DragonCon is no ghost town. The attendees arrive Thursday to check in and start the weekend off right. By the afternoon, there is already a crowd full of costumes and cosplay swirling among the lobbies of the select host hotels. I am lucky enough to attend the convention again this year […]

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Ain’t No Party Like a Nerdy Party

Posted July 26, 2015 by Rodney Brown

At last year’s DragonCon, I was talking to Micah of Beat Down Boogie, and he was telling me about what was on his mind for the future, now that its very popular Mario Warfare series was wrapping up. He mentioned the idea that he would like to leverage some of the many years worth of […]

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Mashup Cosplays on ‘Embrace Your Geekiness Day’!

Posted July 13, 2015 by Rodney Brown

Today is Embrace Your Geekiness Day (seriously, Google it). Since most of my fellow geeks geek out over multiple fandoms, I thought it would be appropriate to do a small gallery of some of my favorite mashups — the combining of two worlds of fandom or pop culture into one awesome pun or inside joke. […]

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Queen’s Blade Attacks DragonCon!

Posted September 24, 2014 by Rodney Brown

At this year’s DragonCon, a handful of amazingly talented cosplayers got together as various characters from the quite racy action anime Queen’s Blade. The costumes were daring, but also spot on accurate and well crafted. I was lucky enough to glom on to the shoot (thanks Benn Robbins!) The lineup was: Abby Dark-Star as Claudette, […]

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Sunday DragonCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery – FirstPerson Shooter

Posted September 9, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Sunday at DragonCon, I shot as many pics as I did Saturday, maybe even more, but a lot of them will be in a couple of later galleries devoted to specific subject matter shoots. So the general hall shots didn’t add up to enough to split into two galleries, but there are still more than […]

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Saturday DragonCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Part 2 – FirstPerson Shooter

Posted September 7, 2014 by Rodney Brown

The Saturday craziness continues from DragonCon 2014, with the second cosplay gallery from me, FirstPerson Shooter. I am not sure you can see the detail in the cog armor made and worn by the disabled veteran in the picture with Mark Hyrullian Cosplay as Thor, but it is amazing, and he even designed his own […]

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Saturday DragonCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery, Part 1 – FirstPersonShooter

Posted September 6, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Saturday was the craziest day at DragonCon 2014 and I have nearly 200 images from that day alone. So here is Part 1 of that gigantic pile of pics, with Part 2 coming tomorrow. Check out the amazing Thor by Mark Hyrullian Cosplay and Lady Sif by Kayla Ann Cosplay. And fans of both the Ghostbusters and […]

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Friday DragonCon Cosplay Gallery, Part 2 – FirstPerson Shooter

Posted September 5, 2014 by Rodney Brown

I didn’t do as good a job of dividing Friday’s pics up as evenly as I thought, so here is a nice short gallery of the rest of Friday at DragonCon 2014. Once you have a look through these shots, check out Bentpic5‘s galleries from Thursday and Friday, as well as Saturday and Sunday, and also […]

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DragonCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5 – Sunday

Posted September 4, 2014 by Rodney Brown

Sunday saw no slowdown in the waves of people swarming over the host hotels at DragonCon. Many of the large group cosplay shoots happened on Sunday, and Bentpic5 was lucky enough to get some shots at the bathing suit cosplay group photo shoot held at the pool at the Sheraton as well as all over […]

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DragonCon Is Too Damn Big

Posted September 3, 2014 by Rodney Brown

That headline isn’t an inflammatory statement – OK, not just an inflammatory statement. It is the considered opinion of many DragonCon 2014 attendees I talked to, with longer attendance track records than I have, at a whopping two years. Facebook, Twitter and other social media was loaded on Monday and Tuesday with people talking about […]

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DragonCon 2014 Cosplay Gallery by Bentpic5 – Saturday

Posted September 2, 2014 by Rodney Brown

By Saturday evening at DragonCon, the atrium level of the central hotel, the Marriott, was quite literally wall to wall people partying. While that made it more difficult to get pictures of the increasingly creative and often bizarre cosplays, it also meant there were a lot more of them. To get a real sense of what […]

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