Dragon Con 2019 Photos #10 of 12: Last Call for Cosplay

Chernobyl Russian nuclear technician!

A Russian nuclear technician from HBO’s Chernobyl.

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover:

For years we’ve been telling friends in other states that we’d one day do Atlanta’s Dragon Con, one of the largest conventions in America that isn’t in California or New York. We’ve been in Atlanta, but we hadn’t really done Atlanta. Hence this year’s vacation, in which we’re aiming for a double proficiency in Atlanta tourism and over-the-top Dragon Con goodness…

…and thus we arrive at our final D*C costume gallery. From the badge pickup on Thursday afternoon to the last cosplayer we caught at the Peachtree Center food court on our way out Saturday, ’twas a merry assortment of wardrobes and wearers. Our own modest collection here on MCC is but a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of a fraction of the total cosplay on display among the tens of thousands of attendees and passersby. The fun thing about so many folks sharing their own cosplay pics is you’re guaranteed never to see the same lineup twice.

Teddy Roosevelt!

Rough Rider Teddy Roosevelt before he became the 26th President of the United States of America.

Sir Hammerlock!

Sir Hammerlock, pesky space zoologist from the Borderlands series.

Groucho Marx!

Groucho Marx, certified film legend.

Mr. Freeze!

Fellow cigar aficionado Mr. Freeze. His favorite kind? ICE CUBANS.

Eddie Valiant!

Eddie Valiant, P.I. Mo’ bunny, mo’ problems.

Cliff and Norm!

Cliff Clavin and Norm Peterson hanging out in Artists Alley because Cheers is too long a walk from here.

…between the smoking and the drinking, that’s a lot of substance abusers up there. Huh.

Anyway, now a short intermission for a few costumes we photographed that looked cool, but we failed to identify. As always, input and elaborate backstories are most welcome. Thanks in advance!

Moon Woman!

I thought this looked great, but she’s neither Moon Knight nor Sailor Moon.

Giant Robot!

Neither the Iron Giant nor Driller from Descender


Possibly Amaterasu or a friend thereof.

Mod Podge Gloss!

Mod Podge Gloss is an acrylic paint sealer, but we saw no booths selling it. Not sure if this is a D*C in-joke or if someone just really loves art supplies.

legal energy booster!

Brothers in bottles: these two pitchpeople for legal energy boosters were the very first cosplayers we encountered on D*C turf, around the corner from the badge pickup ballroom.


Deadpool in a onesie watching the other Deadpools on parade.


Thundra, an otherdimensional Marvel ’70s hero, choking a dude out while co-creator Roy Thomas stands by and laughs.


Tabitha the evil Fairy Godmother from The CW’s Legends of Tomorrow.


Splinter, on sabbatical from teaching Turtles tricks.

Visitor guards!

A cadre of Visitor guards standing by at the Jane Badler/Marc Singer V panel on Friday.

Dr. Eggman!

The nefarious Dr. Eggman from the world of Sonic the Hedgehog, suspiciously lurking.

Michael Scott Fun Runners!

Stray participants from Michael Scott’s Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure. They’re probably in the lead.

Spidey from ASM 258!

Peter Parker, the amazing Bag-Man in a one-shot moment from Amazing Spider-Man #258. Long story if you don’t know it, but the short version is this was all Venom’s fault. And partly the Human Torch’s.

Bob Davross!

Doctor Who meets peaceful landscapes in the mashup world of Bob Davross. Revenge is a dish best served with happy little trees painted on it.

PBS group cosplay!

Bob Davross was also the centerpiece of this magnificent PBS group cosplay. Featured players include Carmen Sandiego, There’s Waldo, two organic Bob Rosses, four Mister Rogers (two of whom are Avengers), and the wonderful whimsy of Reading Rainbow.


Pennywise, star of IT Chapter 2, now in theaters!

To be continued! But with no more cosplay. Alas. Other chapters in this very special miniseries:

Introduction: 20 Years of Road Trips, 2 Lifetimes of Geek Culture
Part 1: The Stars Our Destination – our usual roundup of actors and jazz-hands
Part 2: Cosplay on Parade
Part 3: More Cosplay on Parade
Part 4: Still More Cosplay on Parade
Part 5: Still More Cosplay on Parade Continued
Part 6: Still More Cosplay on Parade Continued Yet Again
Part 7: Deadpool Presents the Deadpool Cosplay Parade Starring Deadpool
Part 8: Ultimate Final Cosplay-Parade Climax Endgame Finale
Part 9: No Parades, Just Cosplay
Part 11: The Dragon’s Lairs
Part 12: Who Else We Saw, What Else We Did
Advance epilogue: Three Thoughts After Our First Dragon Con

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