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Cute, I am: Baby Yoda joins Carnage, Batman and Black Widow as New York Comic Con returns


Cute, I am: Baby Yoda joins Carnage, Batman and Black Widow as New York Comic Con returns: Organizers ask for proof of vaccine for everyone over 12

  • Elaborately dressed fans gathered on Sunday for the final day of New York Comic Con at the Javits Center
  • Attendees over the age of 12 were required to provide proof of vaccination and all guests had to wear masks
  • Face coverings were incorporated into costumes that recreated characters from film, TV and video games 

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Elaborately dressed fans gathered for the final day of New York Comic Con on Sunday.

The four-day event returned to the Big Apple last week after being replaced by a virtual event last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

All attendees older than 12 were required to provide proof of vaccination to attend the event, held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, where guests were also required to wear masks.

The face coverings were incorporated into attendees’ famously meticulous costumes, which transform them into their favorite film, TV, video game and comic book characters. 

Along with long-standing favorites like Batman and Spider-man, attendees also dressed up as more recent hit characters, such as Baby Yoda from Disney+’s The Mandalorian and Marvel’s Black Widow. 

The event included panel discussions with the main cast of Amazon hit The Boys, and meet and greets with a raft of celebrities including Star Trek legends William Shatner and George Takei.     

The convention also featured several events centered around the business and hobbying of cosplay – in which people wear costumes to transform themselves into a specific character.

Elaborately dressed fans gathered for the final day of New York Comic Con on Sunday. Pictured: Batman spreads his wings outside the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center

The four-day event returned to the Big Apple last week after being replaced by a virtual event last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured: Attendees dressed as characters from the film Midsommar

The four-day event returned to the Big Apple last week after being replaced by a virtual event last year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Pictured: Attendees dressed as characters from the film Midsommar

All attendees older than 12 were required to provide proof of vaccination to attend the event. Pictured: An attendee poses as Marvel's Black Widow

All attendees older than 12 were required to provide proof of vaccination to attend the event. Pictured: An attendee poses as Marvel’s Black Widow

Pictured: A young baby dressed as Baby Yoda from Disney+'s The Mandalorian

Pictured: A young baby dressed as Baby Yoda from Disney+’s The Mandalorian

A cosplayer pays tribute to Aaliyah's character in the film Queen of the Damned, Queen Akasha

A cosplayer dressed as Supergirl

Attendees dressed up in elaborate costumes to transform into their favorite film and TV characters including Queen Akasha (left) and Supergirl (right)

Pictured: Spider-man strikes a post on Sunday

Pictured: Spider-man strikes a post on Sunday

Pictured: A cosplayer dressed as Heath Ledger's joker poses outside the venue

Pictured: A cosplayer dressed as Heath Ledger’s joker poses outside the venue

Pictured: Costumed guests wield lightsabers en route to the event in Manhattan

Pictured: Costumed guests wield lightsabers en route to the event in Manhattan

Pictured: An attendee in a gruesome costume that pays tribute to classic space horror Alien

Pictured: An attendee in a gruesome costume that pays tribute to classic space horror Alien

The event was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (pictured)

The event was held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center (pictured)

Pictured: An attendee decked out as a Ghostbuster

Pictured: An attendee dressed as DC's The Green Arrow

Attendees took inspiration from the worlds of film, television, video games and graphic novels when picking their costumes

Only at Comic Con: Batman (right) faces off against Carnage (left) while a miniature Joker (center) watches on

Only at Comic Con: Batman (right) faces off against Carnage (left) while a miniature Joker (center) watches on

Pictured: An attendee dressed as an alien from Tim Burton's 1996 film Mars Attacks!

Pictured: An attendee dressed as an alien from Tim Burton’s 1996 film Mars Attacks!

Pictured: A guest dressed as Han Solo

Pictured: A guest dressed as Princess Leia

Ever-popular Star Wars inspired fans to recreate classic costumes

Pictured: A family pose as characters from Bob's Burgers

Pictured: A family pose as characters from Bob’s Burgers

Pictured: An attendee went all out on his Captain America costume

Pictured: An attendee went all out on his Captain America costume

Pictured: A couple of anime fans dressed as Nezsuko and Tanjiro from the popular Japanese graphic novel, film and television series Demon Slayer

Pictured: A couple of anime fans dressed as Nezsuko and Tanjiro from the popular Japanese graphic novel, film and television series Demon Slayer

Pictured: An attendee dressed as a rebel pilot from Star Wars

Pictured: An attendee dressed as Velma from Scooby Doo

Decades-old classics like Scooby Doo and Star Wars remained popular choices for attendees when choosing a costume

Pictured: A couple dressed as Batman villain The Riddler

Pictured: A couple dressed as Batman villain The Riddler

Pictured: The crew of New York Comic Con at the end of the four-day event

Pictured: The crew of New York Comic Con at the end of the four-day event

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