CCI, Day 2: Friday Photo Parade

Sat, July 24th, 2004 at 12:00am PDT

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Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

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Very quickly upon entering the convention Friday morning it became clear the day would not be about taking pictures of comics creators, but of costumed people. There were loads of costume con goers. Some with phenomenal costumes, others ... not so much. And even one I fell in love with instantly.

The convention was packed! Someone really should do weather reports from inside the convention. There are sections where it gets uncomfortably warm as the traffic is nuts, whereas you walk four or five aisles away and suddenly it cools up and is far less humid. Terribly odd.

Well, enjoy the purty photos.

Ande Parks Army Guys. Whopeee.
Daniel Merlin Goodbrey David Mack
The eBay booth, where people go immediately after purchasing their con exclusives. "Rex Mundi" artist Eric J
Goth girls are so much fun! The Harry Potter crew
"The Gray Area's" John Romita Jr. and Glen Brunswick Tall lady, short lady, indian chief! Well, sans indian chief, but you know.
I think these are LoTR people These are definitly LoTR people and a dead, blurry guy in background.
Mark Silvestri "The Amazing Joy Buzzards" writer Mark Smith
Goth girl and no idea. Pikachu leading along an older gentleman.
Aliens Humping Predator Scott McCloud
Sergio Aragones The cast of "Spider-Man 3?"
Alvin, sans Simon and Theodore Blade
Too many jokes. Must resist temptation. Should behave. Puffy Captain America
Dick Tracy Helloooooo Elfin Laaaadaaay!
Flaming Carrot and Rogue. Great costume. Snake Eyes and friend.
Gimley! Another great costume. Goth Clown. This may be year #3 I've taken this guy's picture.
Hawkman with mighty nipple ring action and bad Aquaman outfit guy. White Jedi Thing
Lady Jedi. Hrmm, no Storm Troopers today. Lovely Jungle Lady. I love you. So much.
"The Bride" from "Kill Bill 2" with sword mustache Kroenen from "Hellboy." Another great costume.
Sally from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" The chick from "Proximity Effect"
Outside the con center, across the trolley tracks, were erected very cool "Sky Captain" robots. You've heard of Superman Blue and Superman Red. The next evolution, Superman Black.
Scary Cat Man Thing. Apparently a documentary on Bravo or the Discovery Channel has been done on this guy. Read this article to "understand" what's going on here. Yes, it's all real.

 
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