Zombies, Star Wars and madness at Comic-Con 2015

Comic-Con International 2015, an annual pilgrimage... more

Cosplay characters at the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego, California on 9 July, 2015. Reuters
1/11Cosplay characters at the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego, California on 9 July, 2015. Reuters
The different faces of Comic-Con 2015. Zombies, superhero movies were the big highlights at San Diego’s Comic-Con this year. The convention’s 130,000 comic book and pop culture fans were also treated to a smorgasbord of experiences, surprises and scares. AFP
2/11The different faces of Comic-Con 2015. Zombies, superhero movies were the big highlights at San Diego’s Comic-Con this year. The convention’s 130,000 comic book and pop culture fans were also treated to a smorgasbord of experiences, surprises and scares. AFP
Attendees dressed in Zombie outfits walk down the Gaslamp Quarter outside of the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego on day one of the four day convention. Reuters
3/11Attendees dressed in Zombie outfits walk down the Gaslamp Quarter outside of the 2015 Comic-Con International in San Diego on day one of the four day convention. Reuters
Attendees in shark uniforms head to the four-day convention.
4/11Attendees in shark uniforms head to the four-day convention.
Playful or scary? Attendees in a wide variety of costumes. Reuters
5/11Playful or scary? Attendees in a wide variety of costumes. Reuters
It’s Star Wars time! Fans of Star Wars dress up as characters from the films. The epic space opera franchise has been the centre of attention at the convention for many years.
6/11It’s Star Wars time! Fans of Star Wars dress up as characters from the films. The epic space opera franchise has been the centre of attention at the convention for many years.
The 6,000-plus crowd attending the panel for the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” film was escorted by Stormtroopers to a nearby outdoor venue for a surprise concert.
7/11The 6,000-plus crowd attending the panel for the upcoming “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” film was escorted by Stormtroopers to a nearby outdoor venue for a surprise concert.
Fans went wild and were armed with lightsabers as the San Diego Symphony performed John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” score, concluding with a fireworks display.
8/11Fans went wild and were armed with lightsabers as the San Diego Symphony performed John Williams’ iconic “Star Wars” score, concluding with a fireworks display.
There was a line of film stars at the Comic-Con. Hugh Jackman (Left) and Ryan Reynolds appeared onstage for the promotion of Reynolds’ upcoming superhero film “Deadpool”. AFP
9/11There was a line of film stars at the Comic-Con. Hugh Jackman (Left) and Ryan Reynolds appeared onstage for the promotion of Reynolds’ upcoming superhero film “Deadpool”. AFP
Daniel Radcliffe (left) and James McAvoy were also present for the press line for the horror film “Victor Frankenstein”on day 3. Horror films became a major theme at the convention with likes of “The Gallows”, “The Visit” and “Cooties. AP
10/11Daniel Radcliffe (left) and James McAvoy were also present for the press line for the horror film “Victor Frankenstein”on day 3. Horror films became a major theme at the convention with likes of “The Gallows”, “The Visit” and “Cooties. AP
But it was Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s trailer that got a standing ovation. Actors Henry Cavill (left) who plays Superman and Ben Affleck, who will take over the role of Batman from Christian Bale attend the Warner Bros. presentation during Comic-Con. AFP
11/11But it was Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’s trailer that got a standing ovation. Actors Henry Cavill (left) who plays Superman and Ben Affleck, who will take over the role of Batman from Christian Bale attend the Warner Bros. presentation during Comic-Con. AFP
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