Photos: 2018 Awesome Con

WASHINGTON — Thousands of people headed to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center for Awesome Con 2018. See photos.

A man dressed as Deadpool at the D.C. Awesome. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Deadpool at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man and woman dressed as Deadpool and Ms. Starlord at AwesomeCon. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man and woman dressed as Deadpool and Ms. Starlord at Awesome Con. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
This dog is not in costume, but is an important part of security and a very good boy. Yes he is. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
This dog is not in costume, but is an important part of security and a very good boy. Yes he is. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Jango Fett from the "Star Wars" series. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Jango Fett from the “Star Wars” prequels. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Some of the toys available at AwesomeCon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Some of the figurines available at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man holds a sign espousing anti-mutant views at AwesomeCon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man holds a sign espousing anti-mutant views at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Johnny Bravo at AwesomeCon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Johnny Bravo at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Artists and vendors at Awesomecon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Artists and vendors at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The gang from Scooby Doo. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The gang from “Scooby Doo.” Not pictured: Scooby. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as painter Bob Ross with several happy little trees on his palette. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as painter Bob Ross with several happy little trees on his palette. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The DeLorean from "Back to the Future." (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The DeLorean from “Back to the Future.” (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The hoverboard from "Back to the Future Part II," which was the first movie of the series where the characters actually went to the future. Also, were the movie accurate we should have had hoverboards by now. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The hoverboard from “Back to the Future Part II,” which according to the 1989 movie were supposed to be available by 2015, but alas. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The Chevy Impala from "Super Natural." (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The Chevy Impala from “Supernatural” made an appearance thanks to Experience Entertainment LLC. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A woman dressed as the opening scrawl from "Star Wars" at Awesome Con. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A woman dressed as the opening scrawl from “Star Wars” at Awesome Con. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
WTOP's Will Vitka battles it out with an alien, or at least someone dressed as an alien, at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
WTOP’s Will Vitka battles it out with an alien, or at least someone dressed as an alien, at Awesome Con 2018 thanks to Bravo Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Colonial Marines out of Maryland. (WTOP/Will Vitka) (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Attendees dressed as their favorite characters getting some second looks from passersby at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as their favorite characters getting some second looks from passersby at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character, The Joker, from the Batman comic book and movie series, arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character, The Joker, from the Batman comic book and movie series, arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
Attendees dressed as Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and Kylo Ren from the "Star Wars" movie series arrive at AwesomeCon 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and Kylo Ren from the “Star Wars” movie series arrive at AwesomeCon 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
Attendees dressed as Master Roshi, Bulma, Vegeta and Trunks from "Dragon Ball Z" arrive at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as Master Roshi, Bulma, Vegeta and Trunks from “Dragon Ball Z” arrive at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A woman dressed as the Scarlet Witch character from the Marvel Avengers comic book series and film arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
A woman dressed as the Scarlet Witch character from the Marvel Avengers comic book series and film arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney )
A woman dressed as the character Poison Ivy from the Batman comic book series and film arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A woman dressed as the character Poison Ivy from the Batman comic book series and film arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A man dressed as the character Newt Scamander from the movie, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character Newt Scamander from the movie, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A man dressed as a character from the movie, "Black Panther" arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as a character from the movie, “Black Panther” arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
Attendees dressed as their favorite characters arrive at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as their favorite characters arrive at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A man dressed as the "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the “Star Wars” character Luke Skywalker arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A woman dressed as the character, Death, from the Sandman comic book series, attends Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. She handcrafted the items in her costume, including crocheting her hat. (Shannon Finney)
A woman dressed as the character, Death, from the Sandman comic book series, attends Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. She handcrafted the items in her costume, including crocheting her hat. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
These Questplayers are non-playing characters who invite passersby to go on quests at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
These Questplayers are non-playing characters who invite passersby to go on quests at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A young boy dressed as a character from the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" comic book and movie series smiles as he meets Spider Man at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A young boy dressed as a character from the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” comic book and movie series smiles as he meets Spider Man at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A man dressed as the character Spider Man poses for a passerby at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character Spider Man poses for a passerby at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A man dressed as the character Captain Jack Sparrow from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie series at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character Captain Jack Sparrow from the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie series at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
A woman dressed as Kylo Ren from the Star Wars film series strikes a pose at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A woman dressed as Kylo Ren from the Star Wars film series strikes a pose at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney) (Shannon Finney )
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A man dressed as Deadpool at the D.C. Awesome. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man and woman dressed as Deadpool and Ms. Starlord at AwesomeCon. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
This dog is not in costume, but is an important part of security and a very good boy. Yes he is. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Jango Fett from the "Star Wars" series. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Some of the toys available at AwesomeCon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man holds a sign espousing anti-mutant views at AwesomeCon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as Johnny Bravo at AwesomeCon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Artists and vendors at Awesomecon 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The gang from Scooby Doo. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A man dressed as painter Bob Ross with several happy little trees on his palette. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The DeLorean from "Back to the Future." (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The hoverboard from "Back to the Future Part II," which was the first movie of the series where the characters actually went to the future. Also, were the movie accurate we should have had hoverboards by now. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
The Chevy Impala from "Super Natural." (WTOP/Will Vitka)
A woman dressed as the opening scrawl from "Star Wars" at Awesome Con. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
WTOP's Will Vitka battles it out with an alien, or at least someone dressed as an alien, at Awesome Con 2018. (WTOP/Will Vitka)
Attendees dressed as their favorite characters getting some second looks from passersby at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character, The Joker, from the Batman comic book and movie series, arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as Boba Fett, Darth Vader, and Kylo Ren from the "Star Wars" movie series arrive at AwesomeCon 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as Master Roshi, Bulma, Vegeta and Trunks from "Dragon Ball Z" arrive at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A woman dressed as the Scarlet Witch character from the Marvel Avengers comic book series and film arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.
A woman dressed as the character Poison Ivy from the Batman comic book series and film arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character Newt Scamander from the movie, "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as a character from the movie, "Black Panther" arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
Attendees dressed as their favorite characters arrive at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the "Star Wars" character Luke Skywalker arrives at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A woman dressed as the character, Death, from the Sandman comic book series, attends Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. She handcrafted the items in her costume, including crocheting her hat. (Shannon Finney)
These Questplayers are non-playing characters who invite passersby to go on quests at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A young boy dressed as a character from the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" comic book and movie series smiles as he meets Spider Man at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character Spider Man poses for a passerby at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A man dressed as the character Captain Jack Sparrow from the "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie series at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)
A woman dressed as Kylo Ren from the Star Wars film series strikes a pose at Awesome Con 2018 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. (Shannon Finney)


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