Holding out for a hero! Film buffs dressed as Marvel stars, Stranger Things villains, Princess Peach and anime characters descend on London’s ExCel centre for ComicCon 2022

  • Demogorgons, Green Goblins and Marvel heroes have descended on London for MCM Comic Con 2022 
  • Thousands of enthusiasts, dressed as characters from comics, films, cartoons and computer games, came together at the ExCel Centre in east London for the first of a two-day Comic Con event  
  •  Among those pictured include a woman who stunned as Thena, the celestial being from Marvel’s Eternal

Demogorgons, Green Goblins and Marvel heroes have  descended on London for MCM Comic Con 2022.

Thousands of enthusiasts, dressed as characters from comics, films, cartoons and computer games, came together at the ExCel Centre in east London for the first of a two-day Comic Con event. 

Celebrity guests at the event include The Umbrella Academy’s Robert Sheehan, Doctor Who’s Tracy-Ann Oberman and drag star Tia Kofi who will all strike up poses with fans dressed in their best character costumes.

Among those pictured include a woman who stunned as Thena, the celestial being from Marvel’s Eternals, who was recently portrayed by Angelina Jolie in the film adaptation.

Others opted for video game characters, including Toad and Princess Peach for Mario Cart while some went all out to dress up as evil villains including Spider Man’s Green Goblin and the demogorgon from Stranger Things. 

Spider Man also proved to be a popular costume, with five people dressed up as the Marvel hero forming a semi-circle and pointing at each other to recreate the popular meme…

Double take! One young woman could have passed as Angelina Jolie as she posed as Thena  from Marvel’s Eternals


Watch out! Some opted to instead come as villains, including  Stanger Things Demogorgon (left) and Spider Man’s Green Goblin (righ)

One person dressed up as 1990s Anime star Sailor Moon. The story tells the tale of a middle school student who is given the power to become the Pretty Soldier. 

Pretty in pink! Another character opted for high sock and shorts for the day out in London

Mitsuri Kanroji, a supporting character in Kimetsu no Yaiba, also made an appearance (left) at the fun, fashion filled event


One person dressed as the toad from Mario Kart (left) while another came as Critical Role’s Imogen Temult (right)

Watch out Bowser! Princess Peach, from video game Super Mario Bros, was joined by an army of men in green suits 

A cosplayer dressed as Kevin from Up during the first day of the MCM Comic Con at at the ExCel London

Spider Man also proved to be a popular costume, with five people dressed up as the Marvel hero forming a semi-circle and pointing at each other to recreate the popular meme…

He’s a legendary marksman! Hawkwye – portrayed in the films and TV shows by Jeremy Renner – also  appeared at the ComicCOn

Having a furry nice time! One player kept warm in a fluffy costume as they headed into the event in London

Lunch break! These visitors proved their commitment to the role as they donned fairy costumes while earing their lunch

He portrayed in the films by the legendary Willem Dafoe – but this cosplayer came as a Green Goblin – complete with a hoverboard, today

Saucy! Another person came dressed as Mad Moxxi from video game series Borderlands. In the game, she is the hostess of the Colosseum matches in The Underdome in Mad Moxxi’s Underdome Riot, and the owner of various bars on Pandora

Commitment! One character opted for full glamour in a huge dress and face full of make-up for the day out in east London

Johnny Depp may be in the centre of a controversial libel case, but that didn’t stop fans dressing up as his iconic character Captain Jack Sparrow 

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