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Attendees dressed as their favourite comic characters for the MCM London Comic Con, a convention to celebrate the culture of comic books and related art forms, gather in London, Britain

An attendee dressed in comic character costume vapes as he arrives for the MCM London Comic Con, a convention to celebrate the culture of comic books and related art forms, in London, Britain, May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

A taste of Comic-Con 2013

They came with masks, bodies caked in makeup and homemade weapons inspired by their favourite comic book superheroes and villains. Best of all, fans came armed with creativity and excitement as they watched celebrity panels and browsed TV show booths. Fans, TV crews and actors alike continue to celebrate the 2013 Comic-Con

International Convention in San Diego, which began on July 18.