San Diego Comic Con 2019: Fans cosplay as characters from Handmaid's Tale, to Pennywise the Clown

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The annual cosplay extravaganza, the 2019 Comic-Con International at San Diego held from 18 July to 22 July witnessed exciting cosplay with attendees dressed up as their favourite characters from comic books, films, novels and pop culture. In this picture, model Ana Niebla arrives on the opening night of the festival as Princess Pennywise, inspired from Stephen King's horror thriller, It. Reuters/ Mike Blake

Comic Con International 2019, the annual pop culture extravaganza held from 18 July to 22 July at San Diego witnessed exciting cosplay throughout the five-day convention. Model Ana Niebla arrived on the opening night as Princess Pennywise, inspired from Stephen King's horror thriller, It. Reuters/ Mike Blake

The San Diego Comic-Con is the high point of thousands of pop culture aficionados, from comic books to fantasy to dystopian fiction and horror. Clusters of fans also dressed up as handmaids from Margaret Atwood's novel and the Hulu drama, The Handmaid's Tale. Reuters/ Mike Blake

The San Diego Comic Con is the high point of thousands of pop culture aficionados, from fans of comic book to fantasy to dystopian fiction and horror. A cluster of women dressed up as the handmaids from Margaret Atwood's novel and the Hulu drama, The Handmaid's Tale. Reuters/ Mike Blake

Attendees wait in line at the San Diego Convention Centre during the Comic-Con. The festival which started out as an event for comic books and fantasy films, now includes a array of genres in all media including anime, manga, video games, card games and novels. Reuters/ Mike Blake

Attendees wait in line at the San Diego Convention Centre during the Comic Con. The festival which started out as an event for comic books and fantasy films, now includes an array of genres across all media including anime, manga, video games, card games and novels. Reuters/ Mike Blake

Cosplay is one of the most significant elements of the Comic-Con. The Saturday of the four-day long festival is known to feature some of the best costumes of the event. Reuters/ Mike Blake

Cosplay is integral to the spirit of Comic Con. The five-day long festival in California is known to feature some of the best costumes of Comic Con and is considered to be the largest convention of its kind in the world. Reuters/ Mike Blake

A woman walks across the downtown intersection on the evening of Day 1 of the Comic-Con in San Diego. Reuters/ Mike Blake

A woman crosses the street in costume at the downtown intersection in San Diego on the evening of Day 1 of the Comic Con. Reuters/ Mike Blake

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