FLINT, MI – Cosplayers came out in full force to show off their creativity at the largest comic con of the summer in Michigan. Really Cool Comic Con runs through Sunday, August 7 at the Dort Financial Center.
The event features celebrity guests, panels, gaming and dozens of vendors selling art, collectables and more. Hundreds of dollars in cash and prizes were given to the top three winners of the adult cosplay contest which took place at the event on Saturday. Here are the top three finishers along with the rest of the best.
Taking home first place was Brian (left) from Swartz Creek as Master Chief from “Halo” with an entirely homemade cosplay. In second was Sierra from Jackson as Byleth from “Fire Emblem” who painstakingly made most of her costume. And in third was crowd favorite Melissa from Canton as Ursula from “The Little Mermaid” who had a number of homemade details throughout her costume.
The cosplay contest honorable mentions were Mark (left) from Flint as The Painter, a character appearing in Marvel Comics. He first appeared in Strange Tales #108. The other honorable mention was Jason from Lapeer who cosplayed as Thor.
Among the rest of the best were Amber (left) from Flint as The Scarlet Witch from Marvel and Madison from Flint as Sonya Blade from “Mortal Kombat.”
Sure from Flint as Harley Quinn.
Ed from Lake, Michigan as Dark Helmet from “Spaceballs.”
Rachelle from Saginaw as Nightcrawler from “X-Men.”
Dezmond from Clarkston as a Detroit Red Wing Power Ranger.
Olivia from Marine City as Fink from the animated television series “OK KO!”
(left to right) Nico from Grand Blanc as a Mandalorian, Katherine from Highland as a Jedi librarian, Diane from Swartz Creek as Doctor Aphra from the “Star Wars” universe, Amber from Howell as Jedi Master Shaak Ti, Don from Howell as Cobb Vanth from “The Mandalorian.”
Lorna from Saginaw in an original cosplay.
Solux from Burton as Spamton from the video game “Deltarune.”
Daniel from Detroit as Hulk Hogan.
Lucas (left) from Birmingham as All Might from “My Hero Academia,” Makayla from Flushing as Jotaro from “JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure,” Nicole from Birmingham as Shield Knight from “Shovel Knight.”
Gabby from Fenton as Haru from “Persona 5.”
Sylvia from Flat rock as The Projectionist from the puzzle action horror game “Bendy and the Ink Machine.”
Jenna from Rives Junction in an original cosplay outfit.
Heather from Burton as The Light Fury from “How to Train Your Dragon.”
Alex from Flushing and Eric from Swartz Creek as characters from “Halo.”
Katherine from Algonac as Himiko Toga from “My Hero Academia,” Colin from Fairhaven as Shacktron from “Gravity Falls.”
David from Waterford (left) as The Mandalorian, Devon from Northville as a Mandalorian, Syd from Lake Orion as Captain Rex and Jeremy from Ypsilanti as a Mandalorian.
Quaid (left) from Flushing as Probopass, Grace from Flushing as Lickilicky and Zak from Flushing as Dusknoir from “Pokemon.”