The Javits Convention Center in Manhattan was bustling with activity all weekend where throngs of fans gathered to meet their favorite celebrities, discover new artists, and showed off their wears.
Yes, the costumes are always the main event.
Mark Ruffalo, Jason Momoa, David Tenant; and the casts of Riverdale and The Walking Dead were some of the celebrity guests who participated in the annual event, where entertainment companies announce exciting news from various movies, TV shows, comics, and video games.
NYCC is an event to see and be seen, and fans really upped their cosplay game this weekend.
Things were looking Up.
The best cosplay I saw today. #NYCC2018 https://t.co/7SH3Kshm73— Navah WereWolfe (@Navah WereWolfe)1538685841.0
Anyone can come dressed as Thanos from the Avengers. But not everyone thinks to come as motion-capture Thanos. Except this dude.
I love meta cosplay. Here’s the motion-capture version of Thanos. #NYCC18 #NYCC2018 https://t.co/SsYV69Jlmm— Lance Ulanoff (@Lance Ulanoff)1538675976.0
@LanceUlanoff 🤣😅😂 slick— Travis Stans (@Travis Stans)1538809219.0
Winterfell during autumn in New York.
They told me “Winter is coming” & I told them I wasn’t ready to start wearing snow pants to work @NY_Comic_Con… https://t.co/xjL5pRRoFn— Dana Riccardi (@Dana Riccardi)1538690676.0
Dragon Ball holds court.
You could say our excitement level is... over 9000 🐉 #NYCC https://t.co/15Z8yjIVFc— New York Comic Con (@New York Comic Con)1538680484.0
Sunday marked the last day of the event, but the place was still firing on all cylinders with excitement.
Last day of the madness today #nycc https://t.co/p8c5HaVNkQ— Neil Edwards (@Neil Edwards)1538914736.0
It’s the final day of #NYCC (thank god) so watch this space if you’re a fan of: #Riverdale #Gotham #DoctorWho #Yoga #MidnightTexas— Jacob Oller @ NYCC (@Jacob Oller @ NYCC)1538915311.0
Jodi Whittaker, the 13th Doctor and the first female actress to portray Doctor Who, delighted fans at the Marvel booth.
.@bbcdoctorwho’s Jodie Whittaker makes a house call to the #MarvelNYCC booth! #DoctorWho https://t.co/ylP3K0B0ST— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel Entertainment)1538922574.0
The NYCC was the only place people got to witness this epic showdown.
Wolferine Vs Gorilla Grodd #NYCC https://t.co/UDfUyg4oA9— Forbidden Planet International (@Forbidden Planet International)1538685123.0
The Riverdale panel discussed what fans could expect in the CW show's third season.
Here’s @WriterRAS @kj_apa @lilireinhart @madchenamick and Luke Perry ready to spill all the season 3 details. #NYCC… https://t.co/bCZNZUKz9X— Sydney Bucksbaum (@Sydney Bucksbaum)1538921539.0
You can be whoever you want to be.
But who ARE you really? #NYCC #StrongFemaleCharacters https://t.co/bm71uBmSVP— SYFY FANGRRLS (@SYFY FANGRRLS)1538685175.0
My day is complete! #ToxicAvenger @AnimeFestNYCC #NYCC2018 https://t.co/MD8SwZYB3j— Creator From The Blake Lagoon @NYCC2018 (@Creator From The Blake Lagoon @NYCC2018)1538684413.0
“Is there something on my back?” #NYCC #NYCC18 #NYCC2018 https://t.co/WveitC12GV— Lance Ulanoff (@Lance Ulanoff)1538685009.0
A Good Burger employee cooks up some mayhem.
Can I take your order?🍔 #NYCC https://t.co/kqtMigIfQK— Riley Ludwig (@Riley Ludwig)1538686131.0
@riley_ludwig @NY_Comic_Con @NickSplat WELCOME TO GOOD BURGER, HOME OF THE GOOD BURGER!!!! https://t.co/GepiOUCDOO— Nickel🎃de🎃n (@Nickel🎃de🎃n)1538770079.0
Well, Loki here. A connection is made.
Found my people! #NYCC2018 #lokisarmy 💛💚🖤 https://t.co/VazYZOOngd— ElizabethD🌊 (@ElizabethD🌊)1538686367.0
Zelda engages in combat.
So because it's #NYCC, there are rivalries between cosplayers (because of who they are cosplaying), and of course t… https://t.co/xJXw1CcTUL— 7 Sage Labs (@7 Sage Labs)1538915739.0
Umm, FurryCon already took place in Rochester a few years ago, buddy.
Wonder Pup/ Roxie in the City 😍 #NYCC2018 https://t.co/wzrFrk75Vq— Forbidden Planet International (@Forbidden Planet International)1538685014.0
Highlights from this year's NYCC included an extended look at Warner Bros.'s Aquaman and Netflix's array of offerings like The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and The Haunting of Hill House.
Den of Geek shared other exciting announcements from 2018 NYCC:
The DC Universe streaming service will include James Wan's Swamp Thing TV series and Harley Quinn's animated series.
For AMC's The Walking Dead fans, new showrunner Angel Kang confirmed that Jon Bernthal will reprise his role of Shane for the show's ninth season.
She-Ra is getting a reboot on Netflix and will feature LGBT characters.
Another year of NYCC has come and gone, but Instagram and Twitter left plenty of zany photos to inspire fans next year.