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Bigger, 'vibrant' Comic Con returns to city

Oct 04, 2018 - Newsday (New York)

Lisa L. Colangelo

The world's biggest crossover event kicks off in Manhattan on Thursday as fans of comics, science fiction, fantasy and animé gather for New York Comic Con.

The four-day pop-culture extravaganza includes appearances by television and movie stars, sneak peeks at new shows and collectibles, and face time with acclaimed artists who bring superheroes to life.

Many of the attendees take their fandom to the next level, dressing as their favorite characters with intr...