In pictures: Cosplayers at Washington DC's Awesome Con

The three-day convention that includes comics, toys, games, celebrities, artists, writers, cosplay and more.
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Jessica Jarrett (L) and Duncan Messler of Ignea Cosplay dress as Batwoman and Batman on the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Cosplay, or costume play, actors Eclectic Eevee (L) and Sweet Spectre dress as characters from the X-Men comic books during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Dressed as a Star Wars Twi'lek pilot, Liam Stillman of Purcellville, VA, wheels his model R2 droid up an escalator during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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People in Harry Potter costumes look at Star Wars costumes during Awesome Con at the Washington Convention Center on June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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Kyle Spittle, 20, of Warrenton, VA, wears a Titan Fall Pilot costume during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Chance Geaney, 19, of Clarksville, MD, wears a HALO ODST costume during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Mike Becvar of South Riding, VA, wears a Beast Boy costume while taking a selfie with lifesize Ironman models in the Stan Lee Museum exhibit during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Brenda and Marshall May of Bowie, MD, dress as characters from Dr. Who during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars cosplay group, pose for photographs with fans during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Members of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars cosplay group, help raise money for charity by letting people shoot Nerf darts at them during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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Cosplayers and others wait in line to have a photograph taken with people dressed as Star Wars characters during the first day of Awesome Con at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. Thousands of fans of popular culture, fantasy and science fiction will gather for the three-day convention that includes comic books, collectibles, toys, games, original art, cosplay and Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee. (Getty Images)
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A man dressed as a Pokemon character looks through a vender's posters during Awesome Con at the Washington Convention Center on June 16, 2017 in Washington, DC. (BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)
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