Thousands of people gathered in the Big Apple for what could very be the best New York Comic Con yet. With movie star appearances and top notch cosplay, the celebration was the grandest party for superfans from around the world to come together and let their geek flags fly.
Here’s everything you missed at NYCC…
1. The amazing cosplay
The best part of every NYCC is always the cosplay. Fans spends months designing looks to transform into their favorite movie, comic book and anime characters with extreme detail. Harley Quinn, Deadpool and Overwatch characters were amongst the favorites this year.
Even those who chose not to dress up at least have new inspiration for their Halloween costume.
2. The Comic Con-only exclusives
When the biggest enthusiasts of every fandom gather in one place, they expect only the best. Luckily, this year’s NYCC was no short of juicy exclusives.
The folks at the Marvel booth revealed an exclusive ‘Iron First’ trailer and introduced fans to the the members of ‘The Defenders’ which included Sigourney Weaver. ‘The Walking Dead’ panel alluded to a key character death in the start of season. And ‘Power Rangers’ had its biggest NYCC in recent memory with a huge booth on the convention floor and movie trailer debut at Madison Square Garden.
3. Conversations with industry legends
NYCC is one of the only place where fans can meet face to face with the writers, artists and actors that create their favorite worlds, and this year was no short of talent.
My Chemical Romance frontman turned DC Comics writer Gerard Way celebrated his new DC imprint, Young Animal. YouTube star Joey Graceffa signed copies of his new book ‘Children of Eden’. And the cast of ‘Teen Wolf’ talked about their upcoming sixth and final season.
Whether it was signed editions of your favorite comic books and manga or accessories to complete your perfect cosplay, Comic Con housed the best goodies for purchasing and drooling over.
Everyone loves cosplay, but kids do it the best. NYCC has become a gathering for families and superfans of all ages, meaning cute superhero costumes everywhere. Shout out to all the NYCC parents starting their kids off young!