And since both Marvel and Lucasfilm are owned by Disney, THIS IS POTENTIALLY CANON.
It's the younger cosplayers who are doing brave new things with the art form.
They want to show you a whole new world (to protect against the Chitauri).
Picture Nick Furry Pet CosplaySeptember 27, 2012
He has assembled an elite team to change his litter box.
Picture Japanese AvengersSeptember 10, 2012
If they cannot protect the Earth, they will avenge it. Then commit seppukku for bringing dishonor to themselves.