Cosplay is a conspicuous part of Comicon (also known as Comic Con, ComicCon or Comic-Con depending on the locale) and other comic-oriented shows. Last year after Emerald City Comicon I didn’t have room to include nearly all of the cosplayer photos I took. Some of these photos have been burning a hole in my hard drive, so here’s to catching-up! Lara Croft
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider, at Emerald City Comicon
Previously the same day I had mistaken someone’s character as
Lara Croft, because of the similar costume and guns.
It turns out that the look with two low-slung guns that was distinctive two decades ago isn’t that unique anymore.
I mentioned the confusion to
this player, and she said “Yes, I’m Lara Croft, and check out these guns!” (Clearly she was as proud of her arms as her side-arms.) The Bugs Attack ComiCon
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show, fans were lined-up in the lobby, waiting to trade their tickets for wrist bands. Some fans hoped to snag some of the freebies on the tables outside the exhibit hall.
James Holliday, “Seattle’s Captain America”
Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show recognized they share an audience with this show and had one of the many tables in the lobby near the registration table. (The very narrow product focus of one of their sponsors, PinballBulbs, caught my attention last year.)
At opening time, when the clock struck 10, the show was still waking up. The check-in line had become blessedly short, some of the vendors were still stocking their racks, and some of the artists hadn’t yet arrived. “Artist Alley” saw the artists (“
comic guests“) chatting with the early-arrivers, and some of the media guests didn’t even have lines yet. The Fans Come Out
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