Darth Vader Invades NYC
The Force is strong at at New York Comic Con 2017 in New York City. Check out the most amazing space cosplayers who brought science fiction to the Big Apple! Here, a cosplayer shows up dressed as Darth Vader.
The Skywalker Twins
During New York Comic Con 2017, the Skywalker Twins visit the event.
A cosplayer displays her Ewok bag at the 2017 Comic Con in New York.
A Unique Character
Playing a twist on the storm trooper, a comic con fan stays patriotic on Day 1 of the 2017 New York City Comic Con.
Ready for Battle
A cosplayer, Tia Yao, poses as a Jedi at the 2017 New York Comic Con.
On Day 1 of the 2017 New York Comic Con, a cosplayer stands ready for a fight.
A Dramatic Moment
In the Javits Center, Jedi Luke and another cosplayer pose during the 2017 New York Comic Con.
A dedicated fan attends the 2017 New York Comic Con as slave Leia.
A Big Presence
Kylo Ren arrives at New York Comic Con 2017.
One cosplayer came dressed as Groot to the largest pop culture event on the East Coast — the four-day, 2017 New York Comic Con.
And Darth Maul
Another fan at the NYCC 2017 came as Star Wars' Darth Maul on Oct. 8, 2017.
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Christine Lunsford joined the Space.com team in 2010 as a freelance producer and later became a contributing writer, covering astrophotography images, astronomy photos and amazing space galleries and more. During her more than 10 years with Space.com, oversaw the site's monthly skywatching updates and produced overnight features and stories on the latest space discoveries. She enjoys learning about subjects of all kinds.