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Heroes & Villains: A Photographic Odyssey into the Fantastic World of Cosplay

Written by Andrew Boyle

  • September 12, 2017
  • Hardcover
  • Social Science - Popular Culture
  • Smith Street Books
  • 5-1/2 x 7-7/8
  • $19.95
  • $26.95
  • 978-1-925418-45-3

About This Book

Meet the spectacular cosplayers of New York's annual Comic Con. Heroes & Villains is a photographic journey into the heart of contemporary pop culture that is New York's annual Comic Con. Photographer Andrew Boyle captures more than 200 cosplayers from NYCC in a series of stunning photographs and interviews, celebrating the incredible world of expression, talent, inclusivity, creativity and fandom that is the cosplay community.

About the Author

Andrew Boyle is a New York-based photographer, whose obsession with the perfect capture – whether it's backstage at fashion week or rubbing shoulders at a music festival – makes him one of the best up-and-coming photographers out there. Andrew has photographed A$AP Rocky, James Murphy, 2 Chainz, The Blonds, Whoopi Goldberg, Miley Cyrus, Jeremy Scott, Tracy Morgan and many others, for publications including Schön!,The Music, MILK and Nylon.


  • "The people pictured herein are to be admired for doing what they do."
    First Comics News
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