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NYCC Photo Parade: Friday

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NYCC Photo Parade: Friday

One month ago, Team CBR was in the Big Apple, covering New York Comic Con from high atop the show floor in the CBR Tiki Room. All weekend long, Staff Photographer Pinguino Kolb roamed the halls of the Jacob Javits Center snapping photos of comic creators, cosplayers and other oddities. This weekend we bring you three days of those sights while CBR Executive Producer provides the commentary. First up, here’s a look at Friday at the con.

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Of the many, many uncomfortable costumes people can wear to a convention, going as a Predator has to be one of the worst. They’re certainly impressive costumes, but you must have to plan bathroom breaks hours in advance. Andrew Bell

Jon Rosenberg, “Goats” creator ??? and Paul Duffield

Dark Horse Booth Blacklight game inside Animal Planet booth

Cosplayers playing the Michael Jackson game David Hine

Pedobear sighting! “Dapper Men” creators Jim McCann and Janet K. Lee

Archaia’s Mel Caylo, one of the nicest guys in comics – just ask anyone! Nick Tapalansky

Tom Pinchuk and Kate Glasheen Neil Kleid and Kate Cook

Stan Lee Probably best to keep his mouth covered, don’tcha think?

James Marsters I like the guy playing the Joker. He’s got it down.

Lady Robin? Robin Girl? Whatever, I call her friend! HI FRIEND! Starfire

Wookie costumes are also in the running for most uncomfortable costumes in the world. Inside, they probably smell worse than the inside of a tauntaun. OK, great costume, but why does this pose make you look like you’re about to take a … ok, I’ll surpress my inner 12 year old.

Stephanie Sheh (voice actress) sings with the K-On! cosplay band Captain Planet. Weren’t you supposed to save us from Global Warming and British Petroleum?

Afua Richardson, “Genius” artist Even Sonic the Hedgehog gets dragged jewelry shopping with his girlfriend. Poor bastard.

Hellboy’s hand gets in the way, sometimes Kieron Gillen, Mike Carey, Peter David

X-men Panel Another view of the X-men Panel

Robocop Brian Pulido

Jeromy Cox Lee Kohse

Lauren Perry DEAAAAAAAAAAAD Robin! (As sung to that annoying REEEEDDDD Robin commercial)

Ok, seen too many cosplayers, which leads to a temptation to get snarky… …wait, wait, I take it all back, I love cosplayers. Hello there, friend! Call me!

Assembling a mech costume Christos Gage

Crowds on Day 1 in the main lobby. With the Anime Fest going on at the same time, that means there’s a lot cosplayers that I absolutely won’t be able to identify. Like these.

And these. Artist’s Alley loves moustaches

Ejen Chuang eats his words (and photos) Red and White Queens

Minori Chihara (voice actress and J-Pop singer) Max Brooks

Steampunk Jonah and his monkey friend