Top 20 Queer Things Found at NYCC
by Ian Carlos Crawford
Either I’m just becoming a cranky old (I am) or every year New York Comic Con gets more crowded. It’s super sweaty and nearly impossible to move around.
But it’s still a lot of fun.
Photographing cosplayers is as fun as photographing drag queens — beautiful people in beautiful outfits, who want to have their photo taken. I always keep an eye out for the best queer and gender-bending cosplayers because, well, duh.
And I’ve been going to NYCC for 10+ years now and this was my first time doing cosplay (although it was more low-key kinda cosplay). SO, here are some of the best queer and gender-bent cosplay I saw at NYCC.
See all the rest of the pics here.
About the author:
Ian Carlos Crawford grew up in southern New Jersey and, like most people from NJ, he graduated from Rutgers University. He then graduated from New School with an MFA in nonfiction writing. His writing has appeared on sites like Geeks Out, BuzzFeed, NewNowNext, and other random corners of the internet. He currently co-hosts a podcast about his favorite thing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, called Slayerfest 98 and is shopping around his fiction manuscript (you can view the book trailer here). Follow him on Twitter @ianxcarlos