Let’s kick off the weekend by catching up on costumes from Labor Day weekend. As I’ve mentioned, about five conventions happened just a few days ago. That means the number of people in costume was off the charts. I’ve shared videos from Dragon Con, Baltimore Comic-Con, and Salt Lake Comic Con already this week, and now it’s time to look at Fan Expo Canada. YouTuber oilerfan1983, a.k.a. LTL Cinematics, has posted two videos rounding up costumes from the event — including Nightwing, Ursula, Loki, and much much more.
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