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New York Comic Con 2016 Was Full of Harley Quinns, Dogs, and Signs of the Apocalypse
Everywhere VICE art editor Nick Gazin turned, there was another one.
Photos of Trekkies Celebrating 50 Years of the 23rd Century
VICE sent photographer Maggine Shannon to boldly go where a bunch of Star Trek fans were hanging out.
Photos of the Most Kawaii Costumes at a Cherry Blossom Festival
All the colourful kitsch from a Brooklyn festival for the people who see kawaii as a way of life.
Sailor Moon Fans Are the Best People on Earth
As proven through this series of gifs of 'Moonies' at International Sailor Moon Day in New York City.
Photos of the Heroes, Villains, and Pikachus at New York Comic Con
VICE sent two photographers to snap pics of the legions of Spider-Men and Saiyans who invaded Manhattan.
Getting Underneath China's Obsession With Hyper-Real Sex Dolls
"The best sex dolls are a modern day work of art," says the owner of one of China's biggest manufacturers of silicone dolls. "She can satisfy our heart's most tender dreams and desires."
In Part Two, we get a crash course from a professional gaming commentator, take a trip to gaming rehab and try on character costumes at the HQ of South Korea's best cosplay team.
Giant stadiums, teenage millionaires, super-fans and addiction: welcome to the world of eSports.
Cosplaying While Trans: Exploring the Intersection Between Cosplay and Gender Identity
For some trans individuals, cosplay provides a route to figuring out a gender identity. For others, the cosplay community doesn't feel safe.
New York Comic Con Is the Best Thing in My Life
It is my everything.
Reasons Why Comic-Con Is the Worst Place Ever
The San Diego Comic-Con has been going on since 1970, and it used to be my favourite time of the year.