New York's annual comic convention kicks off

Thousands of comic book, movie and TV show fans use event to dress up in outlandish character costumes.

    Thousands of comic book, movie and TV show fans are in New York for its Annual Comic Convention.

    Many use the event as an excuse to dress up in outlandish character costumes.

    Al Jazeera's John Terrett went along.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    Assassinating Kim Jong-un could go so wrong

    The many ways in which the assassination of the North Korean leader could lead to a total disaster.

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    Lebanon has a racism problem

    The problem of racism in Lebanon goes beyond xenophobic attitudes towards Syrian and Palestinian refugees.

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The life and death of Salman Rushdie, gentleman author

    The man we call 'Salman Rushdie' today is not the brilliant author of the Satanic Verses, but a Picassoesque imposter.