Manhattan was geek central last week as the annual bash, New York Comic Con, invaded Javits Center. Nate "Igor" Smith was there to take in all the sights.
Around every turn and down every aisle at Comic Con is a novel costume, one that might leave you head scratching or one that might have you thinking 'brilliant!" With characters ranging from classic super heroes and villains to characters from this year's blockbuster films, there are plenty of costumes to see. Here are some of the best Voice photographer Sachyn Mital came across at NYCC on Friday and Saturday this year.
When New York Comic Con rolls around every year, local cosplayers are finally able to showcase the hero, villain, and internet meme costumes they have worked on all year. But for Adaina Velez, being a “hero” is more than the costumes she designs. Through her charity, Heroes, the Bronx resident...
You can’t swing an Uru hammer at any Comic-Con without hitting a superhero. (Although, for safety reasons, please don’t swing that hammer in crowded areas.) But comics have long been about much more than the costumed crime fighters; whatever your taste, if you’re not leaving with something new to read,...
New York Comic Con brought out the best of the best in cosplay. From comic book characters to movie icons, there were plenty of fans ready to show off their costume-making skills ... and to pose for photos. Here are a few of the most memorable heroes, villains, and everyone in between that we ran into at Comic Con this year. Photos by Tatiana Craine for the Village Voice.
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