Cosplay at the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International: 10 amazing fan portraits

A cosplayer at Comic-Con on July 22, 2016 in San Diego. Source: IMGUR, photo by Matt Cowan

San Diego Comic-Con International has concluded for 2016, but these amazing photos of dedicated cosplayers at the event will live on.

Each year's #SDCC means comics, superheroes, anime, celebrities, and every imaginable flavor of nerdy fun. Here's an assortment of great shots from Reuters photographer Mike Blake. Two more mega cosplay galleries from #SDCC2016 we're enjoying today: IMDB, and IMGUR.

See you nerds next year for #SDCC2017!

Lauren Lim chats with her friend as she attends the pop culture event Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016.    REUTERS

Lauren Lim chats with her friend as she attends the pop culture event Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016. REUTERS

The face of a life sized Wonder Woman made from Lego is shown in the Lego booth at Comic-Con, July 22, 2016. REUTERS

The face of a life sized Wonder Woman made from Lego is shown in the Lego booth at Comic-Con, July 22, 2016. REUTERS

Leah Thomas, dressed as the character Diva Plavalaguna from The Fifth Element movie, poses for a picture as she attends opening day Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, U.S. July 21, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - RTSJ3G4

Leah Thomas, dressed as the character Diva Plavalaguna from The Fifth Element movie, poses for a picture as she attends opening day Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, U.S. July 21, 2016. REUTERS

Em Blackburn from Atlanta, Georgia arrives dressed as Harley Quinn for opening day of the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJ2OV

Em Blackburn from Atlanta, Georgia arrives dressed as Harley Quinn for opening day of the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016. REUTERS

Costumed attendees wearing SpongeBob SquarePants character masks pose on the convention floor during opening day of the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJ3KU

Costumed attendees wearing SpongeBob SquarePants character masks pose on the convention floor during opening day of the annual Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016. REUTERS

Attendee Stacy Hunter of Temecula poses with Rugrats characters while on the convention floor during opening day of Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJ3JO

Attendee Stacy Hunter of Temecula poses with Rugrats characters while on the convention floor during opening day of Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016. REUTERS

Karen Ward and Samantha Ward dressed as characters from "Homestruck" attend the opening day of Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJ3L4

Karen Ward and Samantha Ward dressed as characters from "Homestruck" attend the opening day of Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 21, 2016. REUTERS

Joe Phillips of San Diego dresses as his own version of a Star Wars character at the pop culture event Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJ9U3

Joe Phillips of San Diego dresses as his own version of a Star Wars character at the pop culture event Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016. REUTERS

An attendee wears a virtual reality headset at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJA46

An attendee wears a virtual reality headset at Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016. REUTERS

Gina Gianni of Chicago comes dressed as an animated Batgirl at the pop culture event Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016.    REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSJ9OZ

Gina Gianni of Chicago comes dressed as an animated Batgirl at the pop culture event Comic-Con International in San Diego, California, United States July 22, 2016.