New York City was transformed into Gotham as superheroes and villains gathered for the East Coast edition of Comic Con. More than 150,000 people attended the four-day event, many of them dressed as characters from comics, anime, manga, video games and science fiction films and TV.

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New York Comic Con was first held in 2006 and attendance is now on a par with the original San Diego show.

Fans dressed up as their favourite characters, in a hobby known as cosplay. Many cosplayers can spend weeks or months recreating the costumes.

IBTimesUK presents a gallery featuring some of the best costumes at New York Comic Con 2014.

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