Comic-Con peaks on Saturday, and so did our photo coverage. See also Part 8
and Part 9
, and for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday see Part 1
, Part 2
, Part 3
, Part 4
, Part 5
, Part 6
and Part 7
The scene outside was bustling all day. This steampunk costume and a pink-haired fan with handcuffs and a riding crop added to the ambience.
Showtime had a big presence at the show, including sponsoring wraps on the shuttle buses, many for shows you wouldn’t normally think of as geek material, like Shameless
, and here, House of Lies
Another Showtime bus wrap, this one for Homeland
A band gives an impromptu performance outside the convention center.
The Lady Sif looks ready for a fight--look out!
By Saturday, the evangelicals were attracting counter-demonstrators.
Some with geek themes, like these youngsters.
Others were all over the map, like this trio bearing signs that read: "Cthulhu Likes to Party," "Shaving is a Sin," and "Ride Bikes and Hail Satan" (we don’t think they were together).
This Road Warrior-esque character is promoting a post-apocalyptic festival. He would have looked better if his hair straps weren’t showing.
A unique character across from the Convention Center.
This outdoor installation promoting Tim Burton's Frankenweenie
was only one part of the elaborate promotion for the film, which also included a major display of figures and sets from the film on the exhibit floor.