Cosplay artist Lily Hunter turned up as Vi from the fast-paces competitive online game “League of Legends”.
It was shoulder to shoulder for crowds at the 11th annual Sci-Fi On The Rock at the Sheraton. The lineup to register over the weekend was well over 200 people deep at times on Saturday, the first full day of activities.
What if Darth Vader had found his son Luke Skywalker at a much younger age? It might have turned out something like this with seven-year-old Liam Lownds posing with the sith lord.
Amanda Curwin and Josh Hubbard, all the way from Saint John, N.B., made their first trip to Newfoundland to take part in this year’s event and sell their geeky wares.
You couldn’t take 10 steps without coming across someone dressed as their favourite Pokemon at this year’s event. Reid Critch shows off his homemade Charizard costume.
During a slowdown in visitors, Leah Osmond performs a little touchup to her Sailor Mercury makeup.
What would a Sci-Fi On The Rock be without an homage to “Game of Thrones”? Here Kaitlyn Duff, left, is dressed as Khal Drogo while Kayla Moss is costumed as his wife Daenerys Targaryen, complete with a baby dragon Drogon.
Proving that the event and its dozens of activities are a big draw for young and old adult, here nine-year-old Michael Blackmore takes on Jordan Lester, 28, in a one of the Pokemon games on the N64.
Cosplay artist and actor Mitchell Marsh pulled out all the stops with his Man Bat costume.
As in past years, this year’s event featured a series of video game tournaments. Here, from the left, Juan Hiedra, Darrell Johnson, Zach Snow and Garreth McGrath compete in a Mario Kart tourney on the Nintendo 64. McGrath eventually went on to win, with Snow finishing in second.
It takes someone this size to make R2-D2 look large.
Not everyone chooses to go with a mainstream costume. Tyler Herridge dressed as The Red Guy from YouTube series “Don’t Hug Me, I’m Scared”.
Sci-Fi On The Rock veterans Lisa Daly and Shannon Green had the market cornered on steampunk fashions.
Luca-Jean Kelly found herself regularly being asked for photos in her costume of the comic book anti-hero Hell Boy.
Author Heather Reilly takes guests through Cauldron Cards, a card game based on her five-book medieval novel series the “Binding of Almatraek.”
['Groups of people with related costumes are a regular sight, but this group — calling themselves the Pika-Crew — opted for the same one. From the left are Samantha Noel, Margaret Noel, Hannah Donovan, with Holly Bennett in front.']
['The event brings people together, even heroes from different comic book franchises. At left is Raef Nicholson Hodder, 11, dressed as DC’s Red Hood and Christian Keeping, dressed as Marvel’s Deadpool.']