Deep down, everyone wants to be a hero. Legendary cosplayer Alyson Tabbitha is no different. Except for the fact that being just one hero isn’t enough for her. Sometimes it seems like she wants to embody every single comic book, movie and video game protagonist in existence. At least for a few hours.

Alyson has been cosplaying professionally since 2014. Since then, her amazing costumes have turned many a head and inspired others to take up this difficult art. Not to mention that her success has bred intense but friendly rivalry with other cosplayers.

Keep on scrolling, share your fave Alyson cosplays with your friends, and remember to upvote the ones you love most! When you’re done, check out Bored Panda’s other post about Alyson the cosplayer.

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#1

Newt Scamander (Fantastic Beasts)

Newt Scamander (Fantastic Beasts)

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seawing*nightwing 4 weeks ago

WHAT DOES SHE DO WITH HER HAIR

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#2

Nebula (Guardians Of The Galaxy )

Nebula (Guardians Of The Galaxy )

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Garreth Johnson 4 weeks ago

You could've told me that was a still from the movie and I would've believed you. Amazing.

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A mind-boggling 1 million cosplay fans follow Alyson on Instagram, while another 516,000 Internet users follow her on Facebook. I’m sure that some of us are a tiny bit jealous of all the attention. However, it’s easy to see why Alyson has such massive support — she makes very high quality, detailed costumes that are close to perfection.

#3

Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)

Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)

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Luis Milian 4 weeks ago

she did a great job on the lips

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#4

Joker

Joker

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Randy Dhuyvetter 4 weeks ago

This is wrong and disturbing on so many levels...

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Alyson, who describes herself as “just a girl that likes to play dress up & make things“, enjoys dressing up as women and men alike: from Lara Croft and Queen Amidala to Newt Scamander and Legolas. Her resemblance to these characters is uncanny!

#5

Joker (The Dark Knight)

Joker (The Dark Knight)

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Vanessa 4 weeks ago

wow! doesn't even look like the same person!

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#6

David Bowie

David Bowie

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Kristy P 4 weeks ago

She even got the different pupil sizes!!

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The origins of cosplay can be found way back in history, in the masquerade balls of the 15th century. A century later, they turned into costumed public festivals in Italy. Later on, the 19th century saw the rise in popularity of American costume and British fancy dress parties.

#7

Maleficent

Maleficent

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Michaela Postránecká 4 weeks ago

She actually looks better than Angelina :D

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#8

Queen Amidala (Star Wars)

Queen Amidala (Star Wars)

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SnowyLynx 4 weeks ago

Padmé!!!

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However, modern cosplay can be traced back to 1908 when Mr. and Mrs. William Fell dressed up as the characters Mr. Skygack and Miss Dillpickles for a masquerade at a skating rink.

#9

Jack Sparrow (Pirates Of The Caribbean)

Jack Sparrow (Pirates Of The Caribbean)

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S 4 weeks ago

Her eyes kind of make her look like Keira Knightley doing Jack Sparrow. Super cool

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#10

Leeloo (The Fifth Element)

Leeloo (The Fifth Element)

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Lyop 4 weeks ago

Multipass!!

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The first people to wear costumes to a convention were science fiction fans, Forrest J. Ackerman and Myrtle R. Douglas: they attended the 1939 1st World Science Fiction Convention in New York dressed in futuristic costumes, including green cape and breeches. Fan costuming caught on since then and the 2nd Worldcon in 1940 had both an unofficial masquerade held in Douglas' room and an official masquerade as part of the program.

#11

Sarah (Labyrinth)

Sarah (Labyrinth)

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Bluebell Rizzi 4 weeks ago

Duuuude that is spot on

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#12

Jareth The Goblin King (Labyrinth)

Jareth The Goblin King (Labyrinth)

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Max L. 4 weeks ago

That's David Bowie again !

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#13

Hela (Thor: Ragnarok)

Hela (Thor: Ragnarok)

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Catherine Hankinson 4 weeks ago

Wow!!

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#14

Elsa (Frozen)

Elsa (Frozen)

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McQueen 3 weeks ago

Let it go, Elsa!

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#15

Princess Leia (Star Wars)

Princess Leia (Star Wars)

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SnowyLynx 4 weeks ago

I wonder if she recreated the scene where Leia looks down the hallway with both hands on the blaster

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#16

Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman

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SnowyLynx 4 weeks ago

Just needs a Lasso of Truth!

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#17

Arwen (Lord Of The Rings)

Arwen (Lord Of The Rings)

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Id row 3 weeks ago

That's a good Liv likeness.

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#18

Cinderella

Cinderella

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Miss_Issy 4 weeks ago

She looks so much like lily James

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#19

Legolas (Lord Of The Rings)

Legolas (Lord Of The Rings)

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SirPatTheCat 3 weeks ago

I think his face shape might've been a little too different for her to get it spot on. Still really cool though!

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#20

Rey (Star Wars)

Rey (Star Wars)

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Flash The Cat 4 weeks ago

She looks like Gal Gadot!

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#21

Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd

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Sadie Shapiro 3 weeks ago

WHOA

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#22

Helena (My Chemical Romance Music Video)

Helena (My Chemical Romance Music Video)

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gucci boy tae 3 weeks ago

so long and goodnighhtttttt

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#23

Poison Ivy (Batman)

Poison Ivy (Batman)

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Magic567 3 weeks ago

yesssss old school batman!

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#24

Eleven (Stranger Things)

Eleven (Stranger Things)

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Gryffindor Grace 3 weeks ago

bitchin'

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#25

Atlanna, Queen Of Atlantis (Aquaman)

Atlanna, Queen Of Atlantis (Aquaman)

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Wings 3 weeks ago

YASSS QUEEN

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#26

Tony Stark (Iron Man)

Tony Stark (Iron Man)

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DaVo 3 weeks ago

Looks a lot like Al Pacino

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#27

Arwen (Lord Of The Rings)

Arwen (Lord Of The Rings)

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#28

David Bowie ("Life On Mars" Music Video)

David Bowie ("Life On Mars" Music Video)

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Faith Nicole 2 weeks ago

What a beautiful talent she has

#29

Casual Ariel (The Little Mermaid)

Casual Ariel (The Little Mermaid)

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Phantom Captain 4 weeks ago

I'm mind blown! Such incredible talent!

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