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COMIC-CON 2017 IS HISTORY!

Comic-Con 2017 Masquerade Winners!

Comic-Con’s 2017 Masquerade, once again sponsored by HBO, filled Ballroom 20 and its designated overflow rooms and the Sails Pavilion, totaling over 6,000 viewers. It featured 39 entries, with a total of 100 costumes crossing the stage. Our Masters of Ceremonies were artist/writers Phil and Kaja Foglio of Studio Foglio, An impressive group dance performance was the main feature at Intermission, performed by the amazing Corps Dance Crew, followed by a light saber demonstration by the Saber Guild performance group.

Comic-Con International 2017 Masquerade

Best in Show – Dawnseeker Ix’kin, Arakkoa Sun Sage. Worn By: Malis Vitterfolk. Designed and Made By: Malis Vitterfolk.

 

The Comic-Con Trophy medallion winners were:

Best in Show – Dawnseeker Ix’kin, Arakkoa Sun Sage. Worn By: Malis Vitterfolk. Designed and Made By: Malis Vitterfolk.

Judges’ Choice – Onslaught. Worn By:  Jason Aulicino - Nerd Alert Cosplay. Designed and Made By: Jason Aulicino.

Best Re-Creation – Empress Fe’ir. Worn By: Rebecca Roberts Ryan. Designed and Made By: Rebecca Roberts Ryan.

Best Original Design – Flight of the Hydrangea Fairy. Worn By: Melynda Blanchard-Williams. Designed and Made By: Royal Dreams Costumes by Melynda Blanchard-Williams.

Best Workmanship – Darkwraith from Dark Souls. Worn By: Edgar Mayoral. Designed and Made By: Edgar Mayoral.

Most Humorous – Samurai Jack. Worn By: Blair Heald. Designed and Made By: Blair Heald.

Most Beautiful – Willie Scott at Club Obi-Wan. Worn By: Samantha “Major Sam” Mansfield. Designed and Made By: Samantha “Major Sam” Mansfield.

Best Young Fan – Hanzo Shimada (From Overwatch). Worn By: Gabrielle Jones. Designed and Made By: Gabrielle & Brad Jones.

All the winners above also received free full memberships to next year’s Comic-Con (up to 4 memberships per winning group), an extra thank you for all their hard work and dedication!


In addition, the judges awarded:

Honorable Mention for Judge’s Choice –  Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands. Worn By:  Ashley Evans. Designed and Made By: Ashley Evans.

Honorable Mention for Best Re-Creation – Hawkman. Worn By:  Cap Santiago. Designed and Made By: Cap Santiago.

Honorable Mention for Most Humorous – The Legend of Samurai Link. Worn By: Joshua David Sprague. Designed and Made By:  Joshua David Sprague & Lisa Adena Fellows.


Industry Awards:

Over $4,000 in gift certificates were given to winners, over $1,000 in cash, plus many other great prizes by companies, organizations, and institutions:

DC Comics –  Hawkman. Worn By:  Cap Santiago. Designed and Made By: Cap Santiago.

Anime Pavilion – Best Anime: Northern Water Tribe. Worn By: Petah Valdivia Jr., Michael Jeff Golden Mariman, Michelle Joy Princess Mariman. Designed and Made By: Petah Valdivia Jr.;

Best Young Fan Anime: Designation – 1 of Me. Worn By: Alyssa Morales. Designed and Made By: Alyssa Morales & Amy Morales.

The Will Eisner Spirit of Storytelling Award – Mayhem of the Music Meister. Worn By:  Joe and Lucas Queen, Jeanie Lopez. Designed and Made By: Joe and Lucas Queen, Jeanie Lopez.

The David C. Copley Award for Most Innovative Costume –  Ursula the Sea Witch. Worn By: Jose Davalos. Designed and Made By: Jose Davalos.

The Costume Designers Guild IATSE Local 892 – Empress Fe’ir. Worn By: Rebecca Roberts Ryan. Designed and Made By: Rebecca Roberts Ryan.

Motion Picture Costumers Union, Local 705 – Costumers’ Choice: Willie Scott at Club Obi-Wan. Worn By: Samantha “Major Sam” Mansfield. Designed and Made By: Samantha “Major Sam” Mansfield.;

Young Costumer of Tomorrow: Hanzo Shimada (From Overwatch). Worn By: Gabrielle Jones. Designed and Made By: Gabrielle & Brad Jones.

The Art Directors Guild (ADG, IATSE Local 800) – Cosplay Award for Original Concept Design: The Legend of Samurai Link. Worn By: Joshua David Sprague. Designed and Made By:  Joshua David Sprague & Lisa Adena Fellows;

Cosplay Award for Best Graphic Design: Dawnseeker Ix’kin, Arakkoa Sun Sage. Worn By: Malis Vitterfolk. Designed and Made By: Malis Vitterfolk.

The Costumer’s Guild West – Dar Ember the Dragon Empress. Worn By:  Melissa Manhart. Designed and Made By: Melissa Manhart.

Costume Con 36 –  Ursula the Sea Witch. Worn By: Jose Davalos. Designed and Made By: Jose Davalos.

Sideshow Collectibles – Daenery Targaryen. Worn By:  Adria, Bryan, Caitlin, Caroline, Charlie, Eric, Jennifer, John, Lieven, Rogue, Roxanna & Zach. Designed and Made By: Adria, Bryan, Caitlin, Caroline, Charlie, Jennifer, Jim, John, Lieven, Rogue, Roxanna, Shea & Zach.

Frank & Son Collectible Show – Ursula the Sea Witch. Worn By: Jose Davalos. Designed and Made By: Jose Davalos.


Comic-Con thanks everyone who participated with the show!