Playing by their own rules

A cosplay creation photo essay by Tina Jansen

Tina Jansen

In anticipation of the Central Canada Comic Con (C4), happening Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at the RBC Convention Centre, Photo Editor Tina Jansen went behind the scenes with a few local cosplay kids to document the process of putting together their pieces.

Kid Remington

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Remington has been giving us his unique take on the Joker for four years and interviewing cosplay folks from around the world on his podcast.


Shauna Mulligan

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After only two years of cosplay, Mulligan’s take on The Baroness from GI JOE is thankfully much more faithful to the original series than what the costume department on The Rise of Cobra placed Sienna Miller in. 


Angelica Northam

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A decade into her cosplay career, Northam’s costume is an original version of the Chinese zodiac symbol for “The Dog” and was originally created for a group piece. 

Published in Volume 69, Number 9 of The Uniter (October 29, 2014)

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