Retro Cosplay Pics Showcase Convention Costumes From 1980

By Jason Fitzpatrick on January 9th, 2012

ComicCon and cosplay pics are common geek blog fodder, but they’re usually from yesterday’s convention. This roundup of pics is a vintage pile of 1980 convention cosplay awesomeness.

Dressing up as beloved comic book and Sci-Fi characters isn’t a new phenomenon. Over at the Los Angeles Science Fantasy Soceity they’ve shared an awesome gallery of retro pics from the 1980 Westercon convention. Hit up the link below for 135 photos from the convention including an astronaut posing with a frozen Alien head, mermaids, and The Grand Chancellor of the Outer Regions.

Westercon 1980 [The Los Angeles Science Fantasy Society via Neatorama]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/9/12
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