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Rachel Chiodo, 18, of Los Angeles attends her sixth Comic-Con as Anemone.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jenny Lorenzo, 24, and David Gallegos, 26, of Miami attend their first Comic-Con as Lidia Deetz and Beetlejuice.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Ivonne Goodman, 37, of Ridgecrest attends her 11th Comic-Con as a character of her own creation, IC Blu.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Michael Johnson, 21, of Carson City, Nev., attends his first Comic-Con in his handmade Boba Fett costume.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Caroline Mickle, 20, of San Diego attends her fifth Comic-Con as Hermione from Harry Potter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Samantha Barry, 28, of Los Angeles attends her seventh Comic-Con as Duchess Satine from "Star Wars: The Clone Wars."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Jessica Badenhop, 31, of San Diego attending her fifth Comic-Con as a student at Monster High School.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

At left, Ryan Murphy, 16, of Burbank in costume as the scarecrow from "Batman Begins," and brother Robert Murphy, 17, as the Riddler.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Melody Gomez, 22, of Oakland attends her third Comic-Con as Wonder Woman.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Sarah Guichard, 21, of Huntington Beach attends her fourth Comic-Con as Rapunzel, from Disney's "Tangled."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Will Romine, 27, of Decatur, Ga., attends his third Comic-Con, as Ganthet from "The Green Lantern."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Ronald Bienemy, 22, of Metairie, La., attends his second Comic-Con, as DC Comics' Death Stroke.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Left to right: Dennis Hanon, 55, Robert Zimmerlee, 41, and Robert Jeans, 43, of San Diego are Klingons.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Antonio Lexerot, 37, of Salt Lake City attends his fifth Comic-Con as a giant ogre a la "Lord of the Rings."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Charles Refkin, 62, and Rebecca Shepard, 45, of Chula Vista attend their 20th and 17th Comic-Cons, respectively, as Air Marshal Otto von Zeppelin and his partner, Inga.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Marco Almada, 34, of Los Angeles attends his 10th Comic-Con as Doctor Doom.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Amanda Shepherd, 19, of Chula Vista attends her 10th Comic-Con as Sally Jupiter, the Silk Spectre, from "Watchmen."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Destiny Benjamin and Anthonette Villar, both Oceanside 16-year-olds, attend their first Comic-Con, as anime characters Grell Sutcliff and Ciel Phantomhive, respectively.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Kevin Lunt, 24, of Santa Clarita attends his third Comic-Con as the mad scientist from "Robot Chicken."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Kailah Cayou, 18, of Brentwood attends her first Comic-Con as Zubat from "Pokemon."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Left to right: Joy Morgan and Julia Palasi, San Diego 14-year-olds, and Tawni Galleisky, 17, of Carlsbad dress as characters from the anime series "Black Butler."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Estefania Garcia, 15, of Ensenada, Mexico, as the Shadow.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Alex Alejandro, 24, of San Diego attends his fourth Comic-Con as Savage Red, a character of his own making.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Daniela Applegate and Alexis Larsen, 18-year-olds from Phoenix, are evil nurses from the video game "Silent Hill."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Savannah Dalton, 18, of San Diego, attends her fourth Comic-Con as Pikachu from "Pokeman."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Zak Kriesmer, 19, of San Diego attends his first Comic-Con as Green Man from "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Becky Horton and Joey Rassool, both 21 and from Valencia, are Black Widow and Spider-Man.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

Desiree Preston, 21, of Texas is Mad Moxxi, from the video game "Borderlands."

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times

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4 Comments

  1. July 24, 2011, 5:32 pm

    Love this photo! You guys look great!

    By: ldzbinski@yahoo.com
  2. July 25, 2011, 11:18 am

    2 years in the making . I have bin looking all over the internet for all my armor. Found them all over the world & mostly united states. Caption says i've bin going for 10 years but it has bin 15 years. I always wanted to dress up as Doctor Doom and i finally decided to just start looking for the pieces & make my costume . I'm 6'7" so the armor was not easy to find and very expensive. A dream come true for me. I hope you enjoed it as much as i did.
    Marco Almada….

    By: vvdoom77
  3. July 26, 2011, 6:27 am

    Fishnet hose, just like her auntie

    By: momaz2001@yahoo.com
  4. July 31, 2011, 1:33 am

    this is my aunt ivonne and she is a naturally born artist i will post her website up later so you can see her wonderful drawings

    By: rockertiko@yahoo.com

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