Dragon Con: General Leia Cosplay That'll Make You Cry

Dragon Con: General Leia Cosplay That’ll Make You Cry

Posted by September 7, 2018 Comment

We’re still going through our mountains of images from this year’s Dragon Con (2018), the annual convention that takes place in Atlanta, Georgia.

As always, some of the most popular cosplays again where within the realm of the Cosmic Conflict programs, Star Wars.  There were snaplines of Reys, slaplines of Holdos and Leias and Poes, and the best Empire cocktail hour you’ve ever seen.

There was also a particularly amazing General Leia, who was captured in photo form by our friend Benn Robbins of Robbins Studios Photography and Fine Art. He teased us with a back-of-the-camera shot, exclaiming that this was the ultimate shot for him, and that he was beside himself with the shutter-get.

He also was kind enough to let us run the images, so we could share them with other fans of Leia, cosplay, and moments of heartbreak and beauty created by those touched by art.

Thank you to Benn and the General Leia cosplayer (LillyPond81) for such a wonderful tribute.

Keep an eye out for additional Dragon Con cosplay soon.

(Last Updated September 7, 2018 11:28 am )

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About Mary Anne Butler

Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool.



Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 



Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 



Though she be but little, she is fierce. #MabTheProfessional

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