Don’t forget fans. Here, Phuong Nguyen (left) as Captain America with Derrick Petry as Deadpool, at Comic-Con International in July 2018, in San Diego.
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Svetlana Quindt aka Kamui Cosplay
Cosplay and comic conventions are attracting millions of fans around the world, generating huge amounts of money and launching some interesting design careers.
Cosplay attendees pose for pictures at the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego.
Cosplay involves fans dressing up as a favourite pop culture character, but it's also a way to experiment with gender. Is there a difference between the way men and women crossplay?
Nothing like a bit of cosplay.
The terms of fan culture may seem baffling but once you get the hang of them you'll see it's not all so newfangled.
Cosplayers come in all shapes and sizes.
I’m standing in a line at Brisbane Supanova 2013, a pop culture convention, when I’m approached by a young family with a tiny girl in a sparkly Snow White gown, complete with bright red hair bow. “We were…