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Ann Titone in 'Psylocke' Body Paint by J.M. Manion

Fitness and Fandom Collide in the Ultimate Cosplay
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J.M. Manion has done it again. The famed fitness industry photographer and comic book fanatic has returned with the beautiful IFBB professional Figure competitor, Ann Titone, dressed and painted as Marvel comics' 'Psylocke'. Previously featured as Elektra, Titone once again sports a pair of sais and this time a sword to bring the popular X-Men to life. The strategically placed body paint mimics Psylocke's costume but she's never looked this strong or lovely before. Her muscles and curves provide the perfect canvas to create a real life superwoman. 

Manion has the privilege of photographing some of the fittest men and women on the planet and has at his disposal the living embodiments of those perfectly sculptured bodies from the pages of superhero comics. It's no wonder that features on his work continue to be the most popular posts on the site. His passion for fitness, photography and superheroes is evident in everything from the models he chooses, the comic book characters they portray, and to the images he captures that reveal the inspiring strength that elite female competitors like Titone bring to the competitive stage. It is the combination of heroic fantasy and real life, hard-earned physical achievement that make these photos fun and in the words of Batman himself, "a hero can be anyone." 

Titone competes in the prestigious 2013 Figure Olympia in Las Vegas this weekend. She definitely has our vote and we wish her the best of luck. 







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J.M. Manion and Ann Titone

Amber Latany and Ann Titone
Debra Amelio-Manion and Ann Titone

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