Bird? Plane? Comics geek! Dressing up for Comic-Con. Video
Bird? Plane? Comics geek! Dressing up for Comic-Con. Video Transcript
Where else are you going to find a Star Wars Jedi rubbing shoulders with the Ghost Buster and a bad girl? Comic-con of course. -Indiana Jones is all about fortune and glory -From the silly to the scary, have the fun of this annual celebration of pop culture is checking out the outrageous costumes. -I am bored, 3 of 7. We are here to assimilate, resistance feudal. -You may not necessarily fit in where you are, but you come here and you fit in. -And that's exactly why they say they travel great lengths to be here year after year. -Oh man, look around you man, these are my people, a whole bunch of nerds and it's okay. -I'm fool gig, but you know what, I'm classic gig at the same time, you know. They're times when you like to blend in and look normal and times when you wanna have fun too. -I like it because it's like it's a lot of freedom of expression and it's a lot of like really nice wholesome people just getting together and talking about naughty things and the things that make them happy. No, one is judging you, right? Because everybody is passionate about this thing. This whole comic, video game, movie, TV thing and everybody is happy to celebrate it together. So, there's no judgement. -Absolutely, this is their family. -Absolutely. -That's what I say. -Yeah. -It feels friendly. -I feel like I can strike up a conversation with absolutely anybody on the floor and making instant friend. -But don't worry. -If you show without a costume, there's no shortage of foods, but then for sale. In San Diego, I'm Kara Tsuboi Cnet.com for CBS news
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