FACES & PLACES: The Best Street Cosplay of Comic-Con 2022

Downtown San Diego is filled with pop-culture iconography, including fans who come dressed to impress

Mr. Spock. Catwoman. Minions. Young or old, iconic or niche, nearly any pop culture character imaginable is ready for their closeup this year at Comic-Con International 2022 in San Diego.

Under postcard-perfect, sunny blue skies, the San Diego Convention Center has been peacefully invaded by 130,000 attendees.

The Con is back, holding court from July 21-24. And sure:

Still, the most endearing part of Comic-Con comes in the form of fans who dress up as their favorite fantasy characters.

Cosplay has outlasted COVID. Selfie power has returned to the Gaslamp Quarter.

Here are some of the most colorful and creative characters captured at Comic-Con 2022 by San Diego Sun contributing photographer Salvatore Giametta:

All photos by Salvatore Giametta.


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