Birds of Prey
Melancholy Maiden Photography, Steampunk Agent Owl, and Limitless Aerial Photography
These "Birds" are a group of antiheroines and Heroines, Catwoman, Black Canary, and the Huntress. These girls band together to fight crime and pull of a musical number or too depending on which rendition you see. These woman are powerful, beautiful, and smart. It was so fun bringing these characters to life at Gateway Comic Con 2018. Cosplayers: Catwoman (RenChan), The Huntress (Steampunk Agent Owl), and Black Canary (YomuChan).
No One Does It Better...
Melancholy Maiden Photography
Billionaire playboy Bruce Wayne, impassioned by his parent's death, becomes the vigilante known as Batman. Batman's Rogue's Gallery of villains are some of the most known villains in all comic book history, Many of the CKC girl have grown up with Batman the Animated Series as a staple of our cartoon viewing experience. Here is YomuChan as the psychiatrist turned Joker sidekick, Harley Quinn! Although she comes into her own in future iterations, the animated series is the origin of her character. These beautiful shots of the clown princes best gal were taken downtown St. Louis at City Hall by Melancholy Maiden Photography. Cosplayer: Harley Quinn (YomuChan).
The New 52
Catwoman is the night time alias of Gotham's infamous cat burglar and antihero, Selina Kyle. Catwoman is a lover of the night and has a penchant for all things shiny and expensive. She has an addiction to Batman as well but most of all she is obsessed with danger. She just can't keep herself out of trouble and lets be honest she doesn't want to. Catwoman is a staple of Batman's Rogue gallery often paired with her Gotham City Sirens, Poison IVy and Harley Queen or singing a tune and getting into trouble with her other Birds of Prey members Huntress and Black Canary. This version is that of the New 52. These amazing shots where taken at the Gateway Speed Park at the St. Louis Mills mall but YomuChan's awesome sister Lauren or FotoAzalea. Cosplayer: Catwoman (YomuChan).
...I Hear the Gentle Beating of Mighty Wings
Death, the second oldest of the Endless, beings which are the anthropomorphic embodiments of powerful natural forces they embody, is both powerful and omnipotent as she is kind and easy going. Death is there for everyone's beginning and end. This gives her such a unique perspective. She is Dream's favorite sibling and she helps him see through his problems. Death is one of RenChan's most beloved characters and it was a dream, pun intended to have her out among the happy sunflowers. A place she would surely love. Cosplayers: Death (RenChan).
Edits Melancholy Maiden Photography
Robin, Batman's former side kick who despite having no super powers of his own teams up with Starfire, Raven, Cyborg and Beast Boy who each have special and unique abilities and come together to form the Teen Titans! The group bands together to help fight the new generation of villains ranging from super-powered hooligans to would-be world conquerors. Raven is one of the main protagonists of the Teen Titans series. She comes from the parallel dimension of Azarath. She is a She's a human-demon hybrid and is one of five founding members of the Teen Titans. Raven is one of YomuChan's favorite DC universe characters and during the midwest Summer, YomuChan's little sister was able to get some beautiful shots of this casual version of the character. Cosplayer: Raven-Casual version (YomuChan).