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Monday, September 8, 2014

I Love a Parade, Vol. II

As I mentioned last post, I enjoy a good parade.

And last weekend, we finally attended one we've been wanting to see since we moved here, the Dragon*Con Parade.

For those of you not familiar, Dragon*Con is maybe the largest (I have no idea) gathering of sci-fi/fantasy/video game/ comic book aficionados.

I've never been a big sci-fi or fantasy fan, but I am a fan of creative people in elaborate costumes.
Anyway, I have no idea who a lot of the characters are, but I am really impressed with the talent of the costume people. (please don't make me say "cos-players")


 
 This pretty much seems like Dragon*Con in a nutshell. A Star Wars jedi (I think)  LARPing with a 300 Gladiator. (probably)




No idea.


Even less idea. 



My favorite costume of the day -- Big Boo!



The Flying Spaghetti Monster



And speaking of blasphemy. . .


Mister Hat!


Pretty sure this is Lord of the Rings.





Um, Barrel People?
 
The Men in Black make themselves useful and arrest Jar Jar Binks.


The World's Second-Littlest Ghostbuster


  
See?


  
It wouldn't be an Atlanta parade without the Box Heroes!


  
Or the Box Star Wars guys


Stormtroopers in kilts, because why not?


  
This would appear to be a woman walking a dinosaur.


  
Don't know what this is, but it gave me nightmares for a week
 
 

  
 Same deal.
 

  
Go, Speed Racer, Go!


 

  
na na na na na na na na Batman!
I guess that's enough for now. Maybe I'll post a few more tomorrow.