Check out our first WonderCon 2017 cosplay gallery!
WonderCon 2017 is taking place this weekend at the Anaheim Convention Center and ComingSoon.net / SuperHeroHype was in attendance. Via the link below, you can check out our first round of WonderCon 2017 cosplay photos!
You can also return to our WonderCon 2016 convention cosplay photo galleries. Check out the first right here. You can also look at the second round right here, see our third round right here and check out our fourth here. You can view more WonderCon coverage here.
Which one of the WonderCon 2017 cosplay photos is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!
WonderCon’s official history reads as follows:
WonderCon was started in 1987 in Oakland, California, as “The Wonderful World of Comics Convention.” The show was the brainchild of Bay Area comics retailer John Barrett, who called on a number of friends and associates to help realize his vision, including Bob Borden, Bryan Uhlenbrock, Rory Root, and Mike Friedrich. With the third year, “WonderCon” became the official name of the convention. The original show included all the classic comics convention features: an Exhibit Hall with dealers selling old and new comics and other items, programming, anime screenings, and games. In 2001, after the 15th event, then co-owners Mike Friedrich and Joe Field (another prominent Bay Area comic retailer) decided they could no longer devote the time needed to maintain the quality of the show they helped create. They contacted Comic-Con International in hopes that the organization could fold WonderCon into the Comic-Con family of conventions.
Comic-Con International took over the show in 2002 and moved it from Oakland to downtown San Francisco in 2003. After 15 years as a Bay Area event, WonderCon was forced to move to Anaheim in 2012, due to construction at its San Francisco home, the Moscone Center. Since 2012, the event—now called Comic-Con International Presents WonderCon Anaheim—has been held in southern California.