How cosplay became a global phenomenon
Originally published July 18, 2018
One of the biggest pop culture conventions in the world, Comic-Con, opens tomorrow in San Diego. One of its trademarks is the elaborate costumes that fans wear when they go, called cosplay. Lauren Orsini is a journalist and cosplayer herself, who even wrote a book, Cosplay: The Fantasy World of Role Play. In this edition of the q origin story, she walks us through what it's like to take part in this global phenomenon.
— Produced by Frank Palmer