Bodysuits, boots and masks galore as Comic-Con opens in San Diego
SAN DIEGO: There were bodysuits, boots and veils in abundance in San Diego as a huge number of comic, superhuman and anime fans rushed to the opening of Comic-Con on Thursday.
Features of the current year’s Comic-Con incorporate the presentation of the first female “Doctor Who”, played by British actress Jodie Whittaker. And a get-together for the cast of the US TV show “Breaking Bad”.
Celebrations are likewise being held to stamp a time of the Marvel Cinematic Universe media establishment and the 25th commemorations of the science fiction TV show “The X-Files”, stop-movement enlivened moie”The Nightmare Before Christmas”, and the blockbuster film “Jurassic Park”.
“We love the family feeling here,” said Miguel Capuchino, who was dressed as a male adaptation of a female character from “The Nightmare Before Christmas”.
“It’s only a bundle of nerds getting together and there’s no judging, everyone’s simply exceptionally strong”.
The yearly 4-day occasion, began as a social affair for science fiction fans to exchange comic books in 1970, is presently the biggest comic book tradition of its kind, with more than 130,000 individuals going to visitor boards and going to the scenes including sketches, funnies, movie, TV shows and gaming programs.