Baltimore Comic-Con Announces Costume Contest Winners

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Baltimore Comic-Con Announces Costume Contest Winners

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, 2011and 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.BCC Costume Contest 2011-1

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:

Over-13 Category

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

BCC Costume Contest 2011-2Under-13 Category

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!

Save the Date! Baltimore Comic-Con 2012!

That’s right! Mark your calendars now for next year’s Baltimore Comic-Con, which will take place the weekend of September 8-9, 2012 at the Baltimore Convention Center, and we’ll see YOU in Baltimore!

About The Baltimore Comic-Con

The Baltimore Comic-Con just celebrated its 12th year of bringing the comic book industry to the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. With a guest list unequaled in the industry, the Baltimore Comic-Con was held August 20-21, 2011. For more information, please visit www.baltimorecomiccon.com.

About The Harvey Awards
The Harvey Awards are one of the comic book industry’s oldest and most respected awards. With a history of over 20 years, the last 6 in conjunction with the Baltimore Comic-Con, the Harveys recognize outstanding achievements in over 20 categories. They are the only industry awards nominated and selected by the full body of comic book professionals. For more information, please visit www.harveyawards.org.