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Doctor Who thing: creative cosplay

My pal Bonnie — aka bronxbee in comments here — attended New York Comic-Con weekend before last and took a ton of photos. Here I’m sharing some of the Doctor Who-related ones. And I’m bringing in some photos by my brother, Ken Johanson — aka geekaremypeeps in comments — who was also present over the convention weekend.

Today, clever cosplayers (not that they aren’t all clever). Of this fellow, Bonnie says:

a fellow in a #6 coat warning us all about the Silence. he told me he had ordered the coat handmade from an Etsy crafts person and it had only arrived the day before.


And this one was

the only obvious Donna i saw all day…


A Fourth Doctor with K9:


A rare Eighth Doctor:


A pretty Dalek:


A steampunk TARDIS:


Of her, Ken says there was an “amazing amount of detail; zoom in and check the lapels.” So here they are:


Also note her stockings and the beautiful starfield fabric:


Photos by Bonnie-Ann Black (top two) and Ken Johanson (bottom six).

See the rest of the “Doctor Who at New York Comic-Con” series:
merch at New York Comic-Con
the family that regenerates together attends New York Comic-Con together
gender-bending lady fans make the Doctor their own
women really do like Tom Baker’s Doctor
dressing up as the TARDIS
meet the Doctor Puppets and puppeteer/animator Alisa Stern
when boys cosplay Time Lords
when pro artists pull sexist bullshit
the littlest fans at New York Comic-Con
fans two-by-two at New York Comic-Con
TARDIS bags for charity

(If you stumble across a cool Doctor Who thing, feel free to email me with a link.)

  • althea

    This is the best group so far! Pleased and surprised at the 8th Doctor.

  • bronxbee

    i *love* the steampunk TARDIS and the 8th Doctor. i did not see them, but ken was at the con all 4 days, and i was only there one day.

  • LaSargenta

    I am consistently impressed by the costumes people come up with. Aside from these pictures (which I have been enjoying a lot), my office is along the route for people getting to the convention center and I (unfortunately) had to be in the office a bit that weekend. Saw quite a few on their way to and from. Serious kudos to all the creative people!

  • Breninar

    Ohhhhh, the regenerate and carry on t shirt! M’wants!

  • GeeksAreMyPeeps

    8’s friend really needs to get a bowtie for the next con:

  • GeeksAreMyPeeps

    It was a lot of fun seeing the reactions from people in Times Square:

  • bronxbee

    there are multitudes of DW shirts now. i think maryann posted one or two shots of the vendors who practically specialised in DW-wear. check online, you’ll have no trouble finding one.

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