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The most over-the-top costumes from this year’s Fan Expo

For those unwilling to shell out $150 for a John Travolta photo op at Fan Expo this past weekend, there were plenty of fictional stars roaming around, too. In addition to the usual army of Stormtroopers, this year’s annual nerdathon saw Disney tributes, ‘90s throwbacks and monarchical gowns. Here’s a look at some of the best costumes.

This eight-year-old didn’t skimp on the lightsabers for his General Grievous getup:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

This Darth-Vader-meets-Pokémon violin duel is sure to inspire a Broadway musical (or a romantic plot line in Episode X?):

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

This fan is clearly stoked for the live-action Little Mermaid film:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Those unfamiliar with the video game Destiny can still admire the commitment of this costume:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

God saved the queen:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Here’s what Bob Ross would look like if he got highlights:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Idea for another Spiderman reboot: Spidey goes to the beach and hydrates.

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The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

This clever cosplayer recreated Ghost Rider’s flaming head with a fiery orange wig in lieu of cranial pyrotechnics (because safety first):

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil comes out in October, and this horned villain is already giving Angelina Jolie a run for her Disney money:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Bippity boppity boo:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

This man and his faux-chiselled cheekbones bear a truly uncanny resemblance to Handsome Jack from Borderlands:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Turns out Grimmjow Jeagerjaques and Purah from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild are pals in real life:

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The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

It wouldn’t be a Fan Expo without Dragon Ball Z:

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

Video game nerds will easily recognize Kano and Kitana from Mortal Kombat. Don’t worry: those wounds are fake.

The most over-the-top costumes from this year's Fan Expo

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