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New York Comic Con 2014 draws crowds of colorfully costumed fans

Organizers of New York Comic Con 2014 expected a record-breaking attendance of more than 150,000 by the time all visitors to the Oct. 9-12 event at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City were tallied.And many of those tens of thousands came to cosplay, colorfully done up as their favorite characters from superhero comics, sci-fi films, fantasy TV series and video games.
Ygritte, Jon Snow "Game of Thrones" cosplayers.
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Organizers of New York Comic Con 2014 expected a record-breaking attendance of more than 150,000 by the time all visitors to the Oct. 9-12 event at the Jacob K. Javits Center in New York City were tallied.

And many of those tens of thousands came to cosplay, colorfully done up as their favorite characters from superhero comics, sci-fi films, fantasy TV series and video games.

Fans from all over flocked to the Jacob Javits Center for New York Comic Con 2014. Many came costumed as their favorite comics and fantasy characters, such as Ygritte and Jon Snow from “Game of Thrones.”