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    Posted October 13, 2014 by
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    The Costumes and Creations of New York Comic Con

     

    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     jrhodescook noted that New York Comic Con was more packed than in years past that she has attended. Indeed, the convention said it had over 150,000 attendees making it the biggest pop culture event in the U.S. She said there were long lines to get into many events. She was thrilled to see the range of costumes and creations there.
    - hhanks, CNN iReport producer

    New York Comic Con 2014 was the place to be this past weekend if you wanted to see amazing costumes and creativity on display, all in one joyous, jam-packed place.

     

    Thousands and thousands of fans of comics, video games, various t.v. shows and more converged on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for this year's NYCC, with panels, screenings, and every gathering place filled to capacity the whole weekend. But possibly the most entertaining thing to do at the convention had nothing to do with the scheduled events, and everything to do with those in attendance.

     

    Cosplay, or costume play, is a way to represent a character or idea from various media sources (comics, television shows, movies, cartoons, etc.) via costumed roleplay. Many of those attending NYCC and other similar conventions go in cosplay, or at least in costume, and the craftsmanship and creativity involved is remarkable.

     

    Here are just a few of the creatures and characters who roamed the floors of the Javits Center at this year's NYCC. The convention only seems to get bigger and better every year, and you never know just how many Elsas, Poison Ivy's or Ghostbuster's will be there.

     

    New York Comic Con 2015 is currently scheduled for October 8th-11th, 2015.

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