Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego
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Comic-Con 2018: Photos from the scene in San Diego

Vanessa Morgan and Madelaine Petsch from the television show Riverdale, at Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cast members from the television show Riverdale, KJ Apa, Camilla Mendes and Lili Reinhart at Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Riverdale fans in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center listened to cast members share stories from the set of Riverdale. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Camilla Mendes and Lili Reinhart from the cast, Riverdale wade to fans in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Riverdale fans in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center listened to cast members share stories from the set of Riverdale. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Luke Perry from the television show Riverdale, at Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The cast of the television show, Riverdale spoke with fans in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Riverdale fans in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center listened to cast members share stories from the set of Riverdale. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Camilla Mendes, Lili Reinhart and Cole Sprouse from the cast, Riverdale spoke with fans in Hall H of the San Diego Convention Center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
John Valcazar walked around Comic-Con 2-18 dressed as Drax from the Gardens of the Galaxy. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Brandyn Dyke posed wearing his costume, Rufio from Hook.  (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Kitty Dismukes came to Comic-Con 2018 as the Joker’s daughter, Duela Dent. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cole Meek dressed NCO Ranger from Fallout for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Gekai Halton dressed in character as Storm for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Julie Bove dressed as Pennywise the dancing clown for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Emma Valcazar walked around Comic-Con 2018 as Gumara from Gardens of the Galaxy. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Gekai Halton dressed in character as Storm for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Spock from Start Trek was seen walking around downtown for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Tony Brennan dressed as Shadow Scout for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Anna Lopez dressed as Rufio for Comic-Con 2018 in Sna Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Katie Ehrlich walked around the convention center dressed as Mercy from Overwatch for Comic-Con 2018. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Amber Young dressed as Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cast member Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles from the Supernatural greet fans in Hall H of the San Diego convention Center during Comic-Con 2018. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cast member Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles from the Supernatural greet fans in Hall H of the San Diego convention Center during Comic-Con 2018. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cast member Misha Collins, Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles and Alex Calvert from the Supernatural greet fans in Hall H of the San Diego convention Center during Comic-Con 2018. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cast member Misha Collins, Jared Padalecki and Jensen Ackles from the Supernatural greet fans in Hall H of the San Diego convention Center during Comic-Con 2018.  (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The doors open for the last day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Sam Kopecki from Union City plays one fo the new video game at the Lego exhibit for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
At the Nickelodeon booth on the Comic-Con 2018 show floor, Max and Jake Langenderfer from Tierrasanta, give one of the exhibits a test drive. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Kylee Reno, top, and Alex Watson, who say they’re clowns that are just clowning around, perform a stunt on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
John May, who is dressed as Magnus from the book “Timeless”, walks through a shaft of light as he exits the convention hall. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
A Spock lookalike gives the “Live Long & Prosper” sign while on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Alyana Moneda, dressed as Princess Yue, lies on her back as she and Mallory Harrell, who is Sansa Stark, take a rest from being on their feet and posing for photos all day. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Alex Watson says she just a clown while on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Lauren Alvernaz stands in the Barbee rehab box while on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Kimchi strolls through the convention hall as the Death Angel. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
James Mooty walks though the convention center lobby on stilts inside his Hulk costume. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Shaniece Cole, who is Batman villain Two Face, talks to her twin sister Shanae Cole, who is the Riddler. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Actor Echo Kellum, with the CW drama series Arrow, reacts to cheering fans. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Power Rangers. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Edwin Lopez, who is a trapped Han Solo from Star Wars, struggles to get through a crowded aisle. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Juliana Harkavy and Echo Kellum react to fans as they and other cast members with the CW drama series Arrow sign autographs. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The cast of ABC’s The Goldbergs signs autographs. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Actress Nichelle Nichols, who played Lieutenant Uhura in the Star Trek television series, hands a fan a photo of her that she just autographed. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Hundreds of people cross the trolley tracks as they walk in between 5th Avenue and the San Diego Convention Center. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Wes Maxwell, second from left, and his children Shelby Maxwell, left, Kyle Maxwell, and Matthew Maxwell, right, are the Slasher family. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The photograph wall. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Mia Storer, right, dressed as Umbreon, and other cosplayers pose for pictures. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Matt Rodriguez in a Spider-Man pose. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
A Star Wars Storm Trooper rode up the escalator at the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
David Dent-Taise, from Los Angeles, dressed as “Wolverine” stood out in the group photo shoot for Marvel Universe characters at the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Photographers recorded the action as cos-players with Marvel Comic themes gathered on the rear steps of the Convention Center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
More than 100 cos-players dressed as Marvel Comics characters got together for a photo shoot on the back steps of the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Chris DeGuzman of San Diego, dressed (partly) as Spiderman calls himself “IronSpider” attended the Marvel Universe photo shoot on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
David Dent-Taise, from Los Angeles, dressed as “Wolverine” stood out in the group photo shoot for Marvel Universe characters at the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cos-players with Marvel Comic themes gathered on the rear steps of the Convention Center for a group photo shoot on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Cos-players with Marvel Comic themes gathered on the rear steps of the Convention Center for a group photo shoot on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
David Dent-Taise, from Los Angeles, dressed as “Wolverine” got in to his role on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Photographers recorded the action as cos-players with Marvel Comic themes gathered on the rear steps of the Convention Center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
“Megatron,” aka Michael Mittleider from Riverside, CA, was checked out by security on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
In a play on the “Deadpool” character, David Schooled, dressed as “Dragpool” got checked out by security on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Sean Richards , right, and his wife Maureen McQuinn, from North Park, crossed Harbor Drive as they headed over to the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Sean Richards and his wife Maureen McQuinn from North Park and dressed as Garden Gnomes got ready to head over to the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Sean Richards of North Park, dressed as a Garden Gnome waited for his wife Maureen McQuinn on Fifth Avenue on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Dockless scooters and bikes have become a flash point around the convention center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Dockless scooters and bikes have become a flash point around the convention center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Dockless scooters and bikes have become a flash point around the convention center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Dockless scooters and bikes have become a flash point around the convention center during Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
A street musician played sax on the bridge over Harbor drive as people headed to the convention center for Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Kristin and Rachel DeHerrera from Tierrasanta, dressed as “Birth Givers” from “The Handmaids Tale” book and TV series waited to go in to the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
L-r, Nine year-old Mayson Singleton, dressed as “Okoye” and her aunt Erica Singleton, dressed as “Wonder Woman” came to San Diego for Comic-Con from Charlotte, North Carolina.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Austin Hartman, from Visalia, CA, was dressed as “Waluigi” from Mario Tennis on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Bryan Mero, from San Francisco, was dressed as “The Vulture” from Spiderman Homecoming on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Phil Wong, from Vancouver, British Colombia, was dressed out as “Voltron” on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Jaime Lay, from Houston Texas, dressed as “R2D2" looked at her phone as she waited in line to get in to the convention center on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Kristin and Rachel DeHerrera from Tierrasanta, dressed as “Birth Givers” from “The Handmaids Tale” book and TV series crossed Harbor Drive on Day 2 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Tyler Roberts, center, who is from Houston, Texas, poses for a photo with Ryan Jacobson, right, who is Bronze Kneecap, and Jeremiah Wolfe, who is Red Chin, both characters in the Fairly Odd Parents cartoon, while on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Jonathan McCanna, 5, talks to Zombie Judge Paranorman while on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
John Pina, left, who is Drax, his wife Michelle Pina, who is Gamora, and David York, who is Star-Lord, all characters in Guardian of the Galaxy, pose on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Andy Holt spreads his Hawkman wings on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Merly the dog wears an Iron Man costume on 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Costumed characters from the Fortnite video game walk down 5th Avenue. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Jose Davalos, from Mexico, strikes a pose in his Ursula, from The Little Mermaid, costume. (Hayne Palmour IV / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Eli Garcia roamed the streets in the Gaslamp Quarter as the Killer Croc on opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Jordan Quinzon appeared as the Joker for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
On opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, Jim Hamshire dressed as the Night King from the Game of Thrones. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
At the South Park booth for Comic-Con 2018, this looks like it will not end well for one of the two.  (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
At the Resident Evil 2 video game booth, fans viewed up close a flesh eating zombie during opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
On opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, fans stand in line where a sign. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Torianna Washalaski of San Diego dressed as the Slime Rancher video game at Comic-Con in San Diego on July 19, 2018. (Photo by K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune) (K.C. Alfred / San Diego Union-Tribune)
People wait to get in to one of the entrances to get in to the exhibit halls at the convention center on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Leah Sprenger of Vancouver, left, and Jo LoBianco of Ocean Beach dressed as Harley Quinn at Comic-Con in San Diego on July 19, 2018.

 (K.C. Alfred / San Diego Union-Tribune)
“Thor the Gladiator, " AKA Alika Ancheta, left, and Samantha Ancheta making their way to the entry line on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Gamers like Matthew Clark tried out the new Marvel Spider-Man video game at Comic-Con San Diego. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
On opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, Braydyn Schreiter played the video game, Lego DC Super Villains. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
On opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, Justin Schreiter watches as his son, Braydyn plays the video game, Lego DC Super Villains. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The earliest line setters were ready to go at a little before 7:00am on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
On opening day of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, Jim Hamshire dressed as the Night King from the Game of Thrones. (Nelvin C. Cepeda / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Erin Vedar, of Claremont drives her “Vanellope von Schweetzon” character from “Wreck it Ralph,” in to the convention center Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Angel Mendoza of San Diego dressed as Iron Patriot at Comic-Con in San Diego on July 19, 2018. (Photo by K.C. Alfred/San Diego Union-Tribune) (K.C. Alfred / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Erin Vedar, from Claremont drives her “Vanellope von Schweetzon” character from “Wreck it Ralph,” in to the convention center Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Brittany Johnson, from San Antonio Texas, dressed as Lady Loki from the Marvel Universe, crossed Harbor Drive to get to the convention center on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
L-r, Tracy Pino and Jacqueline Dy, 9 years-old, dressed as “Chat Bot Messengers” made their way to the entry line on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Emma Henning, dressed as SalmonRunOctoling from a Nintendo game, headed towards the entry line on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The Convention Center dressed in Comic-Con signage, on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Caitlin Brown, right, from San Diego is “Sgt. Swift Stitch” who offers “Free Cosplay Repair” to damaged costumes worked on the cape of Robby Alfieri who tore his cape while coming up the stairs on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Caitlin Brown, right, from San Diego is “Sgt. Swift Stitch” who offers “Free Cosplay Repair” to damaged costumes worked on the cape of Robby Alfieri who tore his cape while coming up the stairs on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)

Christina Silvoso, dressed as a Weeping Angel from the Dr. Who series, poses for photos on Thursday at Comic-Con International 2018 in San Diego, California.

 (Eduardo Contreras / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Caitlin Brown, right, from San Diego is “Sgt. Swift Stitch” who offers “Free Cosplay Repair” to damaged costumes worked on the cape of Robby Alfieri who tore his cape while coming up the stairs on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer greeted “The Mario Brothers,”, Pablo Vazquez, as ‘Luigi” in middle, and Guillermo Urena, left, as “Mario” in front of the Convention Center on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.

 (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
L-r, A.J. Auffenberg as “Kevin” and Hugo Elliot as Cecil and the Glow Clowd” from the Welcome to Night Vale podcast walk towards the entrance of the convention center on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The foot of Fifth Avenue in Downtown San Diego is all about Comic-Con and you don’t have to have a pass to the event to experience the fun on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
The Convention Center dressed in Comic-Con signage, on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
L-r Miguel and Lucy Capuchino from the South Bay area of San Diego dressed as “Sal” and “Jackie” from “Nightmare Before Christmas” with their dog Zero as they make their way towards the entrance on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
John Giles of North Park waiting to go in to Comic-Con with his Chomsky skate board on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
L-r, Vince Idos, from San Diego as “Mario” and Myin Jones, as “Miles Morales, Spider Man’ on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Jim Cedro, from Las Vegas, is one of a group of 15 people with him that are in line for Hall H tickets for Friday. He said he is “working” the day shift in line but goes to the hotel for the night as others wait the overnight shift.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Marisa Johnson, from San Diego, as “Wonder Woman” on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Thomas Cooley, right, from Los Angeles and Jason Pineda, left, also form LA, wait in line for tickets to get in to Hall H on Friday. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Marisa Johnson, from San Diego, as “Wonder Woman,” poses for photographer Enrico Adato from Los Angeles on Day 1 of Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Downtown San Diego is all dressed up for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA. (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
Downtown San Diego is all dressed up for Comic-Con 2018 in San Diego, CA.  (John Gibbins / San Diego Union-Tribune)
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