IN PICTURES: Long Beach Comic Con comes alive

Long Beach Comic Con is back at the Long Beach Convention Center this weekend.

Comic-Con is a celebration of comic books and pop culture that showcases the exceptional works of talented writers, artists, illustrators and creators of all types of pop culture.

 

San Diego Karen Shriner prepares for Long Beach Comic Con dressed as Nurse Joy on a portable Pokemon Center in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Comic Con character head rests on the top of a car in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

San Diego Karen Shriner prepares for Long Beach Comic Con dressed as Nurse Joy on a portable Pokemon Center in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Some Pokemon attached to the top of Karen Shriner portable Pokemon Center in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Tracy Dadis poses at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Tracy Dadis poses at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Tracy Dadis poses at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con goers look at a wide selection of Pokemon balls in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con goers cheer after a wrestling match in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con booth worker Kraken Zero poses in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con goers pose for a group photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Viciouskill employer Eddison drags paint over a stencil to make a colorful design on a t-shirt at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Viciouskill employer Eddison holds up the t-shirt design he made at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

El Segundo Davinci Design School student Simone Cigar sketches and sells her artwork at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

El Segundo Davinci Design School student Simone Cigar sketches and sells her artwork at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Mouse Droid Builders Group display some of their creations in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

EI School of Professional Makeup students paint over Long Beach Comic Con goer to prepare her for the event in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

EI School of Professional Makeup students paint over Long Beach Comic Con goer to prepare her for the event in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

EI School of Professional Makeup students paint over Long Beach Comic Con goer to prepare her for the event in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Bellflower Daniel Tellez and one of the Nerd Play Girls arm wrestle in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

End Malaria Now had a booth to raise money for people affected with Malaria in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con goers play PartyXtreme Laser Tag in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Spider Man crawls across the red carpet to greet Long Beach Comic Con goers in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con goers pose for a group photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Torrance Shawn Whitson poses for a photo at Long Beach Comic Con in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

The Costuming Queen Lindan Snyder and her partner pose for a photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Sherman Oaks Jake Thorson dresses up as Link from Breath of the Wild in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Caulipower gives out free pizza in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Encinitas Dina Zangwill dressed up as Blue Tiefing baseball player in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Encinitas Dina Zangwill dressed up as Blue Tiefing baseball player in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Tara Cosplay poses for a photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Michael Mckee poses for a photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

San Pedro Geek Maddness smiles as Sketched employee Alex Casanova airbrushes a cartoon of him in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Yumedarling Art artist Alice Barnes sketches in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Mistic dresses up as Poison Ivy in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Mistic dresses up as Poison Ivy in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Los Angeles Mistic dresses up as Poison Ivy in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Dessert Hot Springs Aiden Vazquez, ten years old, poses for a photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Inked Souls Customs displays their Customed Art and Masks in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Jayden Reyes, eight years old, take a photo of Black Panther in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Jayden Reyes, eight years old, poses for a photo as Black Panther in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Mojave Bison Beltane poses for a photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Spider Man shoots webs in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

San Diego Ben Esguerra poses for a photo dressed up as Hopper the Chopper in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Anaheim Mikayla Better poses for a photo dressed up as Bat Quinn in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

Long Beach Comic Con goer smiles after taking a group photo in Long Beach, Saturday, September 8, 2018. Photo by Kelly Smiley

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