MarsCon 2013 ~ The Masquerade

So this year, MarsCon added a bit to its programming and held a costume contest on Saturday evening.  There’s been a lot of costuming over the years, but this was the first official masquerade.  And though it was small and rough, it was a neat start to what I’m hoping will be a many-years-running tradition.

I did my best to get photos of everyone, but some (especially the kids) moved so quickly that I couldn’t get anything but blurs.  So next time you see a girl sitting in the audience and taking pictures with an iPhone with a GaoGaiGar case … HOOOOLD STIIIIILL!!!

At any rate, here goes.

Are you my mummy?

Are you my mummy?

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Ninja boy. His super power is everything.

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I really wanted this girl to be able to compete in the novice division but apparently a technicality kept her out.

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Bella as Romana II. Sorry for the blur; she’s quick.

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A hobbit …

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… and another hobbit.

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Pirate princess. Again, she was quick.

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And now to the adults … and the first of the steampunk contingent.

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Bill and Ted … I wish they’d held still because they looked way cool.

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Aang the Avatar. As opposed to Ahng the Ahvatar.

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Apparently from Hetalia, equipped with real chicken wings.

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A satyr.

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Mary Sue goes to Hogwarts.

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Rainbow butterfly. Sigh. Hold stiiiiill.

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An alt-universe version of 10 and the Master.

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Paperman. Compete with paper airplanes.

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From Sword Art Online.

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A fast-mover from TF2.

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The Doctor can’t find K-9!

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A heavily-armed Scot.

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Original design steampunk.

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Way cool hunter girl.

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Rorschach was back again.

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Oh … er … hello there Cap’n.

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Six rounds out the Doctor Who contingent.

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Shiny armour … sad I couldn’t catch his curtsy.

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A carnival-style phoenix for rebirth. I love the Commedia dell’Arte style.

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The Sidhe are back, this time as characters from The Devil’s Carnival.

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Cailin as a steampunk phoenix.

As always, you know the deal.  If you see yourself, steal away, and if you want a link back, leave a comment and I’ll be happy to oblige.

Next up, courtesy of our friend Barb … expect a photo play-by-play of the Saturday afternoon Luna-C performance!


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