Wonder Woman Cosplayer Highlighted For Black History Month
We need more of this in America!
A photo posted by the Facebook Page Cosplay In America shares a story from Wonder Woman -4-Hire, a woman who cosplays (costume / dresses up as) at Comic Book Conventions, as a part of a viral movement called 28 Days of Black Cosplay.
Wonder Woman shares that at the third Comic-Con she attended, a little girl ran up to her and was extremely excited because she was too, African American.
Read a blurb from her story below the photo:
This sets a great image for younger girls (and boys) that are interested in comic books and gaming, because many characters in that world are depicted white. Many outlets such as BuzzFeed or Black Girl Nerds try to highlight some patrons that think outside the box, and create costumes that are for all races.
Take a peek at some of the creativity from all realms, from Star Wars, to Sailor Moon, To Disney, and Comic Books Below:
Rey & Poe Dameron From Star Wars
The Joker & Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad
Kiki From Kiki’s Delivery Service
Queen Serenity From Sailor Moon (With Sailor Moon)
Chocolate Covered Cosplay’s Renditions of Multiple Characters
Cammy and Chun Li from Street Fighter
A Male Version of Storm From X-Men
Read the rest of Wonder Woman-4-Hire’s story here.
Amy Cooper is the type of journalist that when asked “What do you bring to the table,” she replies “I am the table.