WonderCon 2019
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WonderCon 2019: Cosplay and the scene

Emily Christiansen, 21, of Lake Forest, cosplays as Capt. Phasma from the “Star Wars” universe of films.

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Marlyne Hurtado, 29, of San Diego, cosplays as Batgirl from “Batman: Thrillkiller.”

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Joshua Winick, cosplaying as Fel Lord Zakuun from the game “World of Warcraft,” gets help putting on his costume during the 2019 WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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James Lively, 31, of San Deigo, cosplays as a member of the Sons of the Harpy from “Game of Thrones.”

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Emily Vogt, 24, from Aliso Viejo, cosplays as Marvel’s Captain Marvel, also re-creating the comic book cover from “Captain Marvel” No. 1 in 2012.

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Peter Shmain, 24, of Los Angeles, cosplays as a steam punk mad scientist.

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Cosplaying as cats from the musical “Cats,” Hudson Hawk Pritchard, Lily Rodriguez and Rebecca Rose Gibson strike a pose at WonderCon 2019.

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Shad Armstrong, 29, of Los Angeles, cosplays as DC’s Aquaman (the Jason Momoa movie version).

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Jerry Powell, 67, of Costa Mesa, cosplays as Batman of Borg, a mashup of DC’s Batman and “Star Trek’s” Borg.

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Unmasked and at full height, Jerry Powell in his Batman of Borg costume at Wondercon.

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Dylan Bartholew, 23, of La Habra, cosplays as Orion from DC’s “The New Gods.”

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People walk past a statue of Marvel’s the Incredible Hulk at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Kalani Patterson, 46, of Studio City, cosplays as a rebel fleet trooper from the “Star Wars” universe of films.

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Ian Long cosplays as Batman character Red Hood.

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The walkway is packed outside the Anaheim Convention Center during WonderCon 2019.

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Nik Holt, from Escondito, cosplays as DC Comics’ Green Arrow.

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Matt Wright and Tita Ghanjanasak cosplay as the Joker and Harley Quinn from the Batman universe of characters.

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Gregory Vingua of Torrance goes through comic books for sale at WonderCon.

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Jennifer Norton, 26, from Boston, cosplays as Harley Quinn from “Batman.”

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Cosplayer Dustbunny portrays Sora from “Kingdom Hearts.”

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John Lopez, 53, of Palmdale, cosplays as Lego Batman while checking out the scene from a balcony at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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William O’Neil, 32, of Palm Desert cosplays as Richter Belmont from “Castlevania X.”

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Amber Hellman-Wylie, 33, of Vallejo, cosplays as a Silent Hill Nurse from the video game and movie “Silent Hill.”

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Alyssa Darby also cosplays as a Nurse from “Silent Hill,” albeit one with an ominous-looking wrench.

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People pose for a photo in front of a replica of a stargate -- it is the 25th anniversary of the film -- during WonderCon at the Anaheim Convention Center.

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Kyrra Marie, 21, of San Deigo, cosplays as the Carol Danvers version of Ms. Marvel.

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Amy Spence poses while dressed as Samus Aran from the video game series “Metroid.”

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The street in front of the Anaheim Convention Center is packed with people and food trucks for WonderCon 2019.

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