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Emerald City Comicon costumes

Beaker Stormtrooper at Emerald City Comicon 2012

Beaker Stormtrooper at Emerald City Comicon in Seattle 2012. Ryan Ingram photo

Photos – costumes from the 2012 Emerald City Comicon

– photos by Ryan Ingram and Rachel Sanders

Nothing seems to bring out the creativity of comics, science fiction, horror and fantasy fans like dressing up for a convention.

For the 2012 Emerald City Comicon, fans dressed up as everything from well-known characters from TV shows like Futurama and The Walking Dead to obscure third-tier (but beloved!) superheroes like Ambush Bug. Some, like the person who thought putting a Beaker (from The Muppets) head atop a Star Wars Stormtrooper, went even further.

Ambush Bug costume at Emerald CIty Comicon 2012

Ambush Bug costume at Emerald CIty Comicon 2012. Ryan Ingram photo

These photos were taken by The Snipe correspondents Rachel Sanders and Ryan Ingram.

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