The Costumes of San Diego Comic-Con International 2017

Sporting spandex, capes, wigs, masks and makeup, fans descended on San Diego Comic-Con International 2017. The 48th annual pop culture and comic book convention is known for inspiring incredible costumes. Here's a look at some of those get-ups.

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Cosplayers attend the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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Cosplayers attend the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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A cosplayer attends the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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Cosplayers attend the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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A cosplayer attends the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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A cosplayer attends the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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Cosplayers attend the 2017 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center on July 22, 2017 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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A Cosplay character dressed as Superman, poses for pictures along 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp Quarter during Comic Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Cosplay characters along 5th Ave in the Gaslamp Quarter during Comic Con International in San Diego, California on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Cosplay characters at the San Diego Convention Center during Comic Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Cosplay characters dressed as Mr. Spock and Captain Kirk from Star Trek along 5th Ave.across from the San Diego Convention Center during Comic Con International in San Diego, California on Thursday, July 20, 2017. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Cosplay characters dressed as Spiderman, pose for pictures along 5th Avenue in the Gaslamp Quarter during Comic Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Saban's Power Rangers attend preview day at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 at San Diego Convention Center on July 19, 2017 in San Diego, California.
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Preview Night of Comic-Con International 2017 at San Diego Convention Center on July 19, 2017 in San Diego, California.
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Preview Night of Comic-Con International 2017 at San Diego Convention Center on July 19, 2017 in San Diego, California.
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Cosplayers walk along the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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Cosplayers walk along the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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Cosplayers walk along the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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Cosplayers walk along the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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Cosplayers walk along the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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Cosplayers mingle on the trade floor during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017, in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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Cosplayers walk along the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic-Con International is North America's largest comic convention, featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels, as well as movie premieres and actor panels.
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A Captain America character walks at the San Diego Convention Center during Comic Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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Carol Smith tries on a rubber mask at the CFX Composite Effects booth at Comic Con International on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California. Comic Con International is North America's largest Comic convention featuring pop culture and entertainment elements across virtually all genres, including horror, animation, anime, manga, toys, collectible card games, video games, webcomics, and fantasy novels as well as movie premieres and actor panels.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)
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These cosplayers were all decked out in their Beauty and the Beast costumes on July 20, 2017 in San Diego, California.
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Courtney Alldridge and Leah Thomas dressed up as Ruby Rhode and Diva Plavalaguna from the movie "Fifth Element" for the first day of San Diego Comic-Con.
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Cosplayer Amber Skies put together a phenomenal costume that portrayed Queenie Goldstein from the movie "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them."
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Heather and Drew Gugin dressed up as Supergirl and Rorschach for Comic-Con in San Diego on July 20, 2017.
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Cosplayer Maggie Marvelous dressed up as Poison Ivy, clad mostly in green leaves.
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From the Ghostbusters franchise, the giant paranormal monster Stay Puft Marshmallow Man came lumbering by.
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Batman and Robin were the ultimate super-powered, father-son crime fighting team at Comic-Con.
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These ladies did not hold back in their portrayals of Harley Quinn (left), Catwoman (middle) and Poison Ivy (right). Every leaf was glued on by hand.
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Cosplayer Hazel Weiss portrayed Samus Aran on the first day of Comic-Con in San Diego.
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Gambit flashed a pair of bold red eyes at Comic-Con in San Diego.
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Rawr! A man transformed into a dinosaur in his costume at Comic-Con.
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Bright purple and red wigs were a spectacular sight on these cosplayers who portrayed the Cheshire Cat and the Queen of Hearts.
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Cosplayer ToriTheCat shows off her Harley Quinn costume.
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Jennifer Wickey and Chelsea Cheng portrayed Te Fiti (left) and Moana (right) on the first day of Comic-Con in San Diego.
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Jose Cuadros and Marlyne Hurtado portrayed Thor and Poison Ivy at Comic-Con.
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Darth Revan, a character from "Star Wars", flashes his light saber.
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These cosplayers were undeniably fabulous in their creative costumes, portraying characters from the movie "Moana."
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An amazing Avatar character depiction was present at Comic-Con.
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Mario Brothers and their faithful pet Yoshi gather together for a group photo.
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This cosplayer portrayed a mash up between Wonder Woman and Sailor Moon.
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These cosplayers dressed up as the characters in Stranger Things.
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Ryan Preskitt (left) and Michael Ramos (right) picked Superman and Green Arrow as their costumes this year.
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Fans enjoy San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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Brian Messick (left), Duan Ting (middle), and Alisa Rhead (right), portray Edward Scissorhands, The Joker, and Poison Ivy at San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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Tiffany Agra as Poison Ivy at San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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Pink Chewbacca and friends.
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Fans enjoy San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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Fans enjoy San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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Fans enjoy San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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Fans enjoy San Diego Comic-Con on July 21, 2017.
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