What would a comic book convention be without folks parading around in every manner of costume imaginable? A lot less magical.

Where else can you get a thumbs up from the Watchmen Banana?


The above photo is from Jürgen Fauth’s photos of costumes at NYCC 09, which also includes the iconic images of Fat Wolverine and Cell Phone Skeletor:



What would comic book pioneers like Joe Simon or Jim Steranko think of all these shenanigans? The truly amazing thing about a show like NYCC is that you could ask them yourself…

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Joe Simon, photo by Kendall Whitehouse. Steranko is here.

Posted by Aaron Humphrey.