Ed Bedford 11:44 p.m., June 19
Who knew David Copley was gonna be a guest?
Latvian dictators are quite well fed.
"Finally, the snackbar has something I can eat!"
Michael Jordan Underwear Girl?
Picking up princesses is easy when you bring some magic mushrooms.
Wotta buncha jokers.
Uh, paper bag Stimpy??
Sid and Marty Krofft have been into the blotter acid again...
Sorry, hon, the Peter Murphy concert was LAST month.
UV Protection Woman!
If it weren't for the Hellraiser puzzle box, I woulda mistaken them for Misfits fans.
Who knew Betsy Ross had a comic?
Before Sarah Palin, "Going Rogue" was mainly known as the punchline of a dirty X-Men joke.
For those about to geek, we salute you!
Something fishy about these two...
WOW, a costume from the awesome '70s rock opera movie Phantom of the Paradise!! My fave of the show (so far)!
It's true - it's always easier to get a date when you hang out with an ugly friend...
Before he became a leader of the Empire, Spaceballs' mainman Darth Helmet had some pretty menial jobs.
Is there a Cameltoe Twins manga?
How much you wanna bet they met on eHarmony?
"I'm not waiting in any dang line!"
Well, I'm no longer afraid of spiders and bats!
Mike Tyson is really letting himself go.
I get the whole steampunk thing, and I even kinda diggit -- but what's up with the Victor Bueno zombie carrying Heineken on a tray??
"Danny DeVito IS Mr. Mxyzptlk!" I've been going to comic-cons since 1975, and I've NEVER seen a Mxyzptlk costume. Bravo, weird little man!
When underachievers CosPlay part eight.
Wonder Women - the Next Generation!
"I'm feeling a little bloated..."
NObody expects the Spanish Inquisition...to be sitting on the stairs...
Do you think the entrance guards even notice she's not wearing a Comic-Con badge??
So many characters I don't recognize this year - is this, uh, King and Queen Bee VS the Gingerhead Man?
In a truly righteous universe, this would by my future wife!
A Trio of Titanic TaTas!
That moth almost ruined the picture.
Y'know, ALL Captain Americas should have wings sticking out of their helmet like that!
Adam Lambert 2025 takes a break by the Sail Pavilion.
How is it that people outdoors in costumes like that aren't even sweating?!
The cure IS worse than the disease!
Either those are great costumes, or those two locals have spent too much time swimming in The Plunge.
"F-ck Johnny Depp!"
The guy on the right isn't wearing a costume; he tried to cut in front of the Twilight line.
Hybrid costumes seem to be all the rage this year, like ol' Captain Spidey here!
Impressive Alice and Mad Hatter! I like these two better than anything I saw in the actual movie...
I'm a little nervous about where the guy on left is aiming one of his guns.
When Phoenix met Elektra - another Jdate success story.
Can you guess which warrior woman LOVES the BBQ ribs at Hibachi House???
You'd be amazed at all the OTHER things this gal can do with plastic cigar cases!
AfterMASH: The Movie! "I need all these crowds like I need a new hole in my head..."
Back in the '70s, the Chargers went thru a weird uniform phase...
Usually at the foot of Market Street, "Buy American" means something very different...
The League Of Extraordinarily Hungry Gentlepeople.
I almost passed up little miss Riding Hood here, until I noticed her basket! Extra bee-yatch points for appearing to be shipping the wolf's head to his mother or something!
"These are not the droids you seek..."
She really needs to do something about that monkey on her back.
=Gasp= You could do Shakespeare from that balcony!
Took me a second to get this one - steampunk Captain Hook! Thank you, brass man!
The little guy was another slow "aha" - steampunk Flash!
Pretty lame way to get people to look at your junk.
"It's not a costume. Some Klingon grabbed my skirt!"
"You know, Indians wore pelts, so that makes us the First Furries..."
"Look at the cool 'marital aids' we bought at the Doc Johnson booth!"
"Once you go green, you'll see what they mean!"
"WC Fields IS The Penguin!"
"Michael Stipe IS Darth Vader!"
Thanks to Ed Cormier for the photos! Check out Ed's tune "Famous Former Neighbors," based on the Reader's own comic strip - http://www.sandiegoreader.com/audioclips/94/
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