IN PICTURES: 2016 Long Beach Comic Con

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Photo by Stephanie Rivera. 

Bright and creative costumes definitely stole the show at the annual Long Beach Comic Con this weekend, and, while pictures may never fully capture the up-close-and-personal experience of attending the annual extravaganza, the Post has a few photos to help you catch a glimpse of some of the outlandish action you may have missed.

Not surprisingly, Suicide Squad, Star Wars and Pokemon cosplayers made a strong showing on the floor. However, we also got to see some more obscure cosplaying occurring, which represented a kind of puzzle to the more casual fans (like this reporter), who may have had a tough time solving the question of their origin. 

In looking back, there always has to be a winner, and Comic Con made its selection in a decisive fashion. 

Photos by Stephanie Rivera


Photos by Soren Sum


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Stephanie Rivera is the community engagement editor for the Long Beach Post. After graduating from CSULB with a degree in journalism, Stephanie worked for Patch Latino and City News Service before coming to the Long Beach Post in 2015.