Copsplay actors dressed as Darth Vader and stormtroopers pose for a picture outside the Portsmouth Comic Con at Portsmouth Guildhall. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

38 best images of stunning Comic Con cosplay outfits worn at this years event in Portsmouth 

Portsmouth Guildhall hosted the colourful cosplay event

On any other day eyebrows would be raised if Iron Man, Pikachu and Doc Brown’s famous DeLorean were spotted in the city centre. But that was exactly what unfolded as Portsmouth Guildhall welcomed an estimated 3,000 pop culture buffs for the return of its ‘flagship’ annual event on Saturday – Comic Con. Here are our best pictures from the event.

Star wars fan Charlie Lashmar (5yrs) as 'Darth Maul' Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Star wars fan Charlie Lashmar (5yrs) as 'Darth Maul' Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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Star Wars characters. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Star Wars characters. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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Oliver, aged 8, from Portsmouth, poses for a photograph with Captain America outside the Portsmouth Comic Con at Portsmouth Guildhall. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
Oliver, aged 8, from Portsmouth, poses for a photograph with Captain America outside the Portsmouth Comic Con at Portsmouth Guildhall. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire
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Steam Punk enthusiasts (L-R) Mike Yates, Peta Yates and Dave Wallis. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
Steam Punk enthusiasts (L-R) Mike Yates, Peta Yates and Dave Wallis. Picture: Duncan Shepherd
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