Comic Book fans dress as superheroes at convention

Dressed as the comic book character Loki, fan Alina Vukul, adjusts her costume during Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center
Atendee Alina Vukul, dressed as the comic book character Loki, during Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York Photo: Keith Bedford / Reuters

More than 115,000 fans from all over America headed to the the Jacob Javitz Center in New York for the city's seventh annual Comic Con.

Fan Borges, dressed as Captain Olimar of the Pikmin video game series, adjust his helmet to his costume during Comic Con.
Fan Borges, dressed as Captain Olimar of the Pikmin video game series, adjusts his helmet during Comic Con. Credit: Keith Bedford / Reuters
Crowds make their way through Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York.
Crowds make their way through Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York. Credit: Keith Bedford / Reuters
Fans take part in a costume contest during the convention.
Fans take part in a costume contest during the convention. Credit: Keith Bedford / Reuters
A participant dressed as Star Wars character Boba Fett plays the accordion during Comic Con.
A participant dressed as Star Wars character Boba Fett plays the accordion during Comic Con. Credit: Keith Bedford / Reuters
Comic Con-goers queue up to use the restroom during Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York.
Comic Con-goers queue up to use the restroom during Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York. Credit: Keith Bedford / Reuters