Makeba Hinds, also known as Maki Roll, cosplays at AwesomeCon. She portrays Nick, the fox in Zootopia. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Meredith Rizzo/NPR Shots - Health News Cosplayers Use Costume To Unleash Their Superpowers July 23, 2016 A shy woman becomes a brave warrior princess. A man calls on Captain America to help him lose 45 pounds. In costume role play they become part of a community where they can transform themselves.