With the ever-expanding popularity of superhero franchises and comic book adaptations, it seems like Comic-Con International has more and more standout moments every year, and this year was no exception.
With a huge year for Marvel almost in the books, and another huge one ahead for both the Disney-owned studio and its rival, DC, A-listers mingled with cosplayers, and fans were treated to glimpses of the nerd landscape in 2016.
Channing Tatum's selfie with the rest of his Marvel ilk - Now that Tatum is set to play the kinetically-charged card-slinger, Gambit, he joins the extensive ranks of the comic giant's favored. Pictured with Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and the rest of the X-Men: Apocalypse cast, along with Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), and the cast of the Fantastic Four reboot.
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What do you do when you're a movie star whose late for his panel and you have to wade through the Comic-Con crowd without being noticed? Take a page from Bryan Cranston and Andrew Garfield's book and dress up. It's easy to tell that Reynolds is still new to the concept though, since a Darth Vader with those biceps is still going to draw attention.
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A group of on-point Steven Universe cosplayers posed together. The Cartoon Network show brings a refreshing amount of visibility to LGBT characters, relationships, and gender fluidity to the animated series sphere.
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Slightly late for the convention, a corgi showed his respect to Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Sir Patrick Stewart on the actor's 75th birthday. Long live and prosper indeed. Geordi La Corgi (@lacorgi) on