NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -- If you drove past the Morial Convention Center Saturday, you may have noticed some people decked out in costume! New Orleans' Comic Con is well underway in the city and attendees say the event is becoming more and more popular, thanks to social media.
It looks like a bit of a Halloween party in the Convention Center this weekend but it's actually a gathering of the most die-hard comic book fans around.
Phillip Fleming, dressed as Thor, says, "I think it's great, I love it. I'm kind of a nerd myself and I don't mind dressing up and looking like a fool."
Among the colorful costumes, we spotted Wonder Woman and a flame princess from Adventure Time. The event draws thousands, from all over the world. Toronto resident Phil Godfrey explains, "We left Thursday after work, drove 24 hours straight to get here for Friday night.