BALTIMORE, MARYLAND - August 24, 2011 - The Baltimore Comic-Con is happy to announce the winners of the 3rd annual Costume Contest. The contest took place this past Saturday, August 20, 2011 and saw a myriad of incredible and creative costumes. With approximately 200 entries and costumes ranging from classic super-heroes to video game characters, this was by far the best and most successful contest thus far.
The grand prize winner for Best Over-all Costume, and the recipient of the $1,000 cash prize, was Robert Day for his Optimus Prime costume.
Winners for this year's contest include:
Best Male Superhero: Wade Brown - MODOK
Best Male Non-Superhero: Vincent Posbic - Master Chief from HALO
Best Female Superhero: Lisa Hissinbothan - Storm
Best Female Non-Superhero: Devin Houser - Joker
Best Group (majority of member over 13): Jay Buechle & Leigh Alexander - Bengali & Cheetara from ThunderCats
Best Male Superhero: Michael P. - Two-Face
Best Male Non-Superhero: Jeffery S. - Link from Legend of Zelda
Best Female Superhero: Maria H. - Hitgirl
Best Female Non-Superhero: Ashley L. - Zombie from Jane Austin's Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (tie) & R. Hill - The Corpse Bride
Best Group (majority of member under 13): RJ, Peter, and Jayden J. - Luke Skywalker and Mandalorians
Special thanks go to everyone who entered the contest and showed their support!
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