5 things you missed at New York Comic Con 2016

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Thousands of people gathered in the Big Apple for what could very be the best New York Comic Con yet. With movie star appearances and top notch cosplay, the celebration was the grandest party for superfans from around the world to come together and let their geek flags fly.

Here's everything you missed at NYCC...

1. The amazing cosplay

The best part of every NYCC is always the cosplay. Fans spends months designing looks to transform into their favorite movie, comic book and anime characters with extreme detail. Harley Quinn, Deadpool and Overwatch characters were amongst the favorites this year.

Even those who chose not to dress up at least have new inspiration for their Halloween costume.

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2. The Comic Con-only exclusives

When the biggest enthusiasts of every fandom gather in one place, they expect only the best. Luckily, this year's NYCC was no short of juicy exclusives.

The folks at the Marvel booth revealed an exclusive 'Iron First' trailer and introduced fans to the the members of 'The Defenders' which included Sigourney Weaver. 'The Walking Dead' panel alluded to a key character death in the start of season. And 'Power Rangers' had its biggest NYCC in recent memory with a huge booth on the convention floor and movie trailer debut at Madison Square Garden.

3. Conversations with industry legends

NYCC is one of the only place where fans can meet face to face with the writers, artists and actors that create their favorite worlds, and this year was no short of talent.

My Chemical Romance frontman turned DC Comics writer Gerard Way celebrated his new DC imprint, Young Animal. YouTube star Joey Graceffa signed copies of his new book 'Children of Eden'. And the cast of 'Teen Wolf' talked about their upcoming sixth and final season.

4. All the cool merch

Whether it was signed editions of your favorite comic books and manga or accessories to complete your perfect cosplay, Comic Con housed the best goodies for purchasing and drooling over.

5. The cute junior superheroes

Everyone loves cosplay, but kids do it the best. NYCC has become a gathering for families and superfans of all ages, meaning cute superhero costumes everywhere. Shout out to all the NYCC parents starting their kids off young!


Click through the gallery to see the best costumes from New York Comic Con 2016:
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NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayer Adam Shefki as Immortan Joe for Mad Max: Fury Road backstage before being judged for the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay during 2016 New York Comic Con on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayer Hanari Solomon as 'Junkrat' from Overwatch backstage before being judged for the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay during 2016 New York Comic Con on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayer Amanda Dawn as 'The Corpse Bride' backstage before being judged for the NYCC Eastern Championships of Cosplay during 2016 New York Comic Con on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A general view of cosplayers during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A Comic Con attendee poses as Harley Quinn during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A Comic Con attendee poses as characters from The Brave Little Toaster during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A Comic Con attendee poses as The Joker during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A Comic Con attendee poses as Jon Snow during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Comic Con attendees pose as Weeping Angels from Dr. Who during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 09: Fans in costumes attend the New York Comic-Con 2016 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, USA on October 09, 2015. (Photo by Mohammed Elshamy/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A cosplayer attends 2016 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A cosplayer attends 2016 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend 2016 New York Comic Con at the Jacob Javitz Center on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A Comic Con attendee poses as Ron Swanson during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A general view of cosplayers during the 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Daniel Zuchnik/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A cosplayer attends 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A cosplayer attends 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: A cosplayer attends 2016 New York Comic Con - Day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Laura Cavanaugh/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers in Power Rangers costumes attend the 'Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: It's Morphin Time' panel during the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 09: Cosplayers attend the 2016 New York Comic Con - day 4 on October 9, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by John Lamparski/Getty Images)
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