6 cosplays you have to see from Cedar Rapids Comic Con 2018

If you found yourself in downtown Cedar Rapids on Saturday you might have witnessed some of your favorite comic book characters crossing the street to the DoubleTree by Hilton Cedar Rapids Convention Center, and chances are they were headed to Comic Con.

Many who attended the annual convention dressed as their own favorite characters and had spent months creating their elaborate costumes, otherwise known as "cosplay."

Here are six cosplays you have to see from Cedar Rapids Comic Con 2018.

Maui and Moana, not dressed for Iowa weather

From: Moana (2016)



Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, Beetleju...

From: Beetlejuice (1988)



Michael Jackson, quite the thriller

The King of Pop brought his best dance moves too.



Newt Scamander and his fantastic beasts

From: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)



Spider-Gwen and Venom, ready for a dance battle

From: The Spider Man comics



Iowa Bombshell herself

The Con's official mascot.


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