Having attended cons myself for the past five years, I’m no stranger to the bizarre, disturbing, or downright awful costumes that somehow manage to ooze into the convention space. From the amazing costumes of the 501st Legion of Star Wars Cosplayers, to the ever prevalent ‘Thrifty Misty’ that appear in droves. Here are 10 hilariously disturbing costumes that make me realize that there is no safe place on Earth from the disconcerting, convention space or otherwise.
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I don’t know what you guys were thinking when this hyper realisticTyrion cosplay showed up on Fiz-x last week, but to quote Nick Miller, I was scared and excited.
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Bad costume choices don’t just happen in the safety of conventions. Some of us are subjected to them just by turning on the television. The Miss Universe pageants are typically home to the most embarrassing and bizarre costumes in the biz,with the representation of the Berlin Wall worn by Miss Germany as no exception.
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Jinx used Flash! My eyes are closed forever.
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It takes an incredible feat of make-up to completely destroy my childhood.
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“Gary, please refrain from eating Taco Bell for one weekend.”
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The recognizability of this costume is clearly hanging by a thread.
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Poo and Barney seem a bit too jovial.
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I’m somehow more concerned that they are still wearing shoes rather than the awkward interaction. “Don’t ask questions, dear.”
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It’s apparently every man’s dream to be a glowing plastic face that can summon young super-powered girls, while also watching them in their bedroom during their downtime.
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In a dark and twisted dystopian future, Pikachu steals Megaman’s boots, paints them yellow, and attends every rave until the end of time. Gotta catch ‘em all.