Last weekend, I found myself with a bit of free time, so I turned my browser to Getty images and started peeping at photos from Comic Con.
As anyone who regularly reads the blog knows, I totally love cosplay (exhibit a and exhibit b, for example), and I sometimes wish I had the talent, creativity and confidence to pull off some of the awesome get-ups I see.
Long story short, my “quick look” at photos from Comic Con quickly became a trip down a very deep, very whirly hole of content, and during my trip, I found some very cool things. That I’m totally going to share with you.
The Marvel Universe
Obviously, there were a lot of Marvel characters making an appearance, and inspired by the latest announcement of Lady Thor, there were a LOT of She-vengers. I liked them best. There were also a surprising number of Captain Americas …
There were also, predictably, a lot of Maleficents out in San Diego. Some of them were seriously breathtaking and some were just so-so. Here are my faves:
The cast of Frozen made several appearances. Most of them were what I’d call hot messes. But there were some winners.
Pirates, Fairies and Zombies
Mad Mad Mad
I don’t understand it, but for some reason, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland is HUGE at Comic Con. There was even an entire gathering of Hatters.
I recently rewatched this beautiful classic, and so I was really pleased to see Hades, Hercules and Megra represented at the Con.
Pretty pretty princesses … not entirely what you’d expect to see at a Con of this sort, but a welcome sight among the sweaty boys in Storm Trooper costumes. And there was at least one really cute, creative take on a Princess …
The Best of the Rest
Of course, I found some things that totally blew me away … that just didn’t fit into other categories. So here they are.
Have you ever attended Comic Con? Tell us about it in the comments!