Sometimes people call out the cosplay community for being judgmental, rude and so full of drama it's completely toxic and up until a last Monday I probably would have agreed. Besides the close group of friends I have I was pretty keen on keeping mostly to myself for the fear of the, very false, reputation cosplayers have as a whole.
But this Monday I was not only surprised but shocked to my very core. I asked for help from the cosplay community via an indiegogo page. I asked for help to afford medical bills and the community responded leaps and bounds beyond what I ever thought was possible. Cosplays I had never interacted with but I had looked up to were suddenly sharing my link on their pages. Fans were getting their family to donate to help me...I couldn't believe how fast everything spread and how eager everyone was to help.
I'm so thankful for this community, not only because of the wonderful friends it has blessed me with but for everything it's ever done for me. It's given me the tools I need to grow from the camera shy, antisocial girl I was in high school to a woman I feel is starting to truly understand herself. I may still be working out my place in the world but with everyone's love and support I'm sure I'll figure that out soon enough.
I'm proud to call this community my family--no matter what kind of reputation it has to outsiders.
Thank you, everyone. For every favorite, for every comment, for every watch. For anything you've ever done to help me along my journey.
Family Themed picture for all my feels. Don't you judge me.
You are the cosplayer I look up to Megan! You are amazing and wonderful! Everybody needs help sometimes and I'm so glad you could get it because you deserve it. <3 and side note you are my favorite Robin cosplayer ever <3
It's kinda funny watching your Damian cosplay, is like when just want to grab a comic character and put him outside the comic so he's real. My reaction to your Damian cosplay is something like 'Dudeeee who the hell grabbed Damian out of the comic book???' Lol, just my creepy way for telling you, that you reaaally rock girl. I'm so glad that we could help you out a little bit, is great to finding out that this comunnity is more than nerdy kids, lol we're THE nerdy kids! Haha
Jason may be a bad apple, but he could totally kick Damian's ass. I find his story far more interesting. I also read A Death in the Family & Under the Red Hood, & from what I've gathered, he's FAR more interesting. Plus, Jason's death is 1 of the strongest reasons why Batman fights! And also, Batman almost killed the Joker for Jason's death. That's why I love the story a lot more! Also because of this scene from the movie adaptation! www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kscfb…
And I apologize if I hurt your feelings. You & your friend look really bad-ass. And also, I really do like Damian in Injustice: Gods Among Us. I think the story of him killing Dick Grayson makes for a great plot.
Okay stop. I love ALL the Robins. Dick and Damian being only paper thin margin apart.
You CAN'T deny Damian as being Dick's son because he was made with Bruce's DNA. Was Bruce EVER a Father to him? Hell no, but that doesn't NOT make him his son because that's not the way it works.
"He could totally kick Damian's ass" of course he could it's FICTION. You can make ANYTHING HAPPEN. Fucking Calendaran could bust into Metropolis and kill Superman if that's what the writer wanted.
Also, you're going to come into my cosplay picture and talk about a character that isn't involved and then TALK ABOUT BULLSHIT REBOOT CANON? No just stop. Please stop. I'm calling Shenanigans all over the place. It's obvious you don't know jack about Damian. Go read Batman and Robin by Grant Morison and then come back and tell me Damian isn't a "REAL ROBIN" or whatever bullshit you're trying to spew my way. That character has had to sit through so many Tim Drake and Jason Todd fanboys not giving him a chance because he wasn't 'their Robin'
Damian isn't a THREAT because Jason and Tim have established hero/anti-hero personas OUTSIDE of Robin now. So stop. Just STOP IT. Damian being around doesn't STOP making the other characters ALSO there.
I like Damian. That's cool if you don't. Just don't go jumping on my photo and start talking shit about him when it's clear that I like him because I SPENT TIME AND MONEY MAKING A COSTUME OF HIM. It's so RUDE.
Okay but actually you don't need to tell me shit about why Jason is deserving because he's actually my favorite, but that's REALLY NOT WHAT YOU SHOULD SAY ESP. IF YOU READ HER DESCRIPTION. You're putting one character over the other when it sounds like you don't know ANYTHING about Damian's growth, so.... This is supposed to be a heartfelt picture for her, come on man.