Casper’s first Comic Con brings pop culture fans together (Gallery)

Fans flip through comic books for sale at Casper Comic Con on June 29. (Brittani Wert, Oil City)

Superheroes, villains, princesses, video game characters, and more roamed the Events Center yesterday for the opening day of Casper’s first Comic Con.

Fans of all ages lined up at the doors to be the first ones in at 10 am. The crowd continued steadily throughout the morning and early afternoon.

Booths lined the arena floor with comic books, playing cards, Virtual Reality experiences, tattoo stations, pop culture memoribilia, and an appearance from The Walking Dead’s Kerry Cahill.

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Comic Con continues today until 5 pm with the child cosplay contest at 3 pm. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.

Kids don superhero sumo suits to battle their friends during Comic Con on Saturday. (Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
Live music played off and on throughout the day at a Steampunk booth.(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
The Joker chats with Mario and Luigi at Casper’s Comic Con on Saturday. (Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
Actress Kerry Cahill speaks with a fan Saturday afternoon at the Casper Events Center. (Brittani Wert, Oil City)
Fans stand in line to try out the various virtual reality machines at Comic Con (Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)
(Brittani Wert, Oil City)