Need Comic-Con Inspo? These Magnificent 2018 Cosplays Will Seriously Blow Your Mind

San Diego Comic Con is right around the corner, and we're getting pumped for the extravaganza. Every year, the legendary convention attracts hundreds of passionate fans, big-name celebrities, and creative cosplayers for four days of pop-culture-fueled fun. This year, we're definitely anticipating another round of mind-blowing costumes as people bring some of their favorite onscreen characters to life from July 18 to July 21.

With the convention approaching, it's time to get ready for all the festivities. And what better way to prepare than to revisit some of the best snapshots from last year's massive gathering? Whether you plan on going and need some outfit inspiration or simply enjoy vicariously living through other people's social media posts, these pictures from SDCC 2018 are sure to get you excited for geek culture's biggest weekend. From video game characters and throwback movie references to comic-book character mashups, keep scrolling to see some of the best cosplays of last year!

Zoya the Destroya — GLOW

Star-Lord — Guardians of the Galaxy

Black Panther

Leeloo — The Fifth Element

Princess Kida — Atlantis

Magneto, Mystique, and Arrow

Thor — Thor: Ragnarok

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy — Spongebob

Princess Leia — Star Wars

DC Bombshells Hawk Girl

Ariel — The Little Mermaid

Ursula — The Little Mermaid

Storm and Wolverine

The Winter Soldier

Wonder Woman

Grandmaster — Thor: Ragnarok

Cher Horowitz (Clueless), Sloane Peterson (Ferris Bueller's Day Off), and Marty McFly (Back to the Future)

Thor and Captain America


Storm — X-Men

Matt the Radar Technician — Star Wars SNL Sketch

Edna Mode — Incredibles 2

Ariel — The Little Mermaid

Raven — Teen Titans

Jon Snow, Margaery Tyrell, and Olenna Tyrell — Game of Thrones

Gamora, the Scarlet Witch, and Black Widow

Skeletor and He-Man

Clark Kent(s) — Superman

Vegeta — Dragon Ball Z

Stay Puft Marshmallow Man — Ghostbusters


In-N-Out Guy

Power Rangers

The Wasp and Ant-Man

Negasonic Teenage Warhead — Deadpool

Harry Potter Crew

White and Red Queens — Alice in Wonderland


Grady Twins — The Shining


Michael Myers — Halloween

Maui — Moana

Mina Harker — League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Vice Admiral Holdo — Star Wars

Shaggy and Daphne — Scooby-Doo

Dodgeball Cosplay

Black Widow and Thor

Hufflepuff Dalek — Harry Potter and Doctor Who


Gomez, Morticia, and Wednesday Addams — The Addams Family


Yodely Gal — The Price Is Right

13th Doctor — Doctor Who

Dr. Strange

Killmonger — Black Panther

Pennywise — It

Captain Marvel

Summer Pikachu — Pokémon Go

Marion Ravenwood — Indiana Jones

Infinity Gauntlet Jesus


Negasonic Teenage Warhead — Deadpool

'50s Ripley — Alien