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

    Why some African Americans are moving to Africa

    Escaping systemic racism: Why I quit New York for Accra

    African-Americans are returning to the lands of their ancestors as life becomes precarious and dangerous in the USA.

    What happens when the US government shuts down?

    The US government has shut down. What happens next?

    US federal government begins partial shutdown after Senate blocks short-term spending bill. What happens next?

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Why is the West praising Malala, but ignoring Ahed?

    Is an empowered Palestinian girl not worthy of Western feminist admiration?