Dragon Con 2013 – Two people dressed as Spider-Man high-five during the Dragon Con parade in downtown Atlanta on Saturday, August 31. The 27th annual sci-fi and fantasy convention is expected to draw more than 57,000 people.
Dragon Con 2013 – A man dressed as Super-Man walks in the parade with other characters from DC Comics.
Dragon Con 2013 – People watch the parade from balconies at the Hyatt Regency.
Dragon Con 2013 – People dressed as the Pimp Priest and the Hip-Hop Stormtrooper attend the parade.
Dragon Con 2013 – A group of people dressed as soldiers march in the parade.
Dragon Con 2013 – A person in character as the creature from the "Alien" films is interviewed during the parade.
Dragon Con 2013 – Janet Sella of Naples, Florida, dresses as a steampunk photographer.
Dragon Con 2013 – Young fans pose with a man dressed as King Xerxes from "300."
Dragon Con 2013 – Ted Freeman attends the Dragon Con parade dressed as a unicorn.
Dragon Con 2013 – The annual parade draws thousands of attendees and onlookers.
Dragon Con 2013 – Larry Martin of Knoxville, Tennessee, dresses as a Motorized Patriot from the video game "Bioshock Infinite."
Dragon Con 2013 – Ariel, "The Little Mermaid," gets a little dry-land help moving along the parade route.
Dragon Con 2013 – J. Alonzo Clark, left, and Trina Rice of Kansas City, Missouri, are in character as Cyborg and Savage Hawkgirl.
Dragon Con 2013 – Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion, an international fan group dedicated to "Star Wars" villains, march through the streets of Atlanta.
Dragon Con 2013 – Ryan Ricks of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, attends the parade dressed as Chewbacca from "Star Wars."
Dragon Con 2013 – Onlookers react to the Dragon Con parade Saturday morning.
Dragon Con 2013 – Sam Diament, left, and his wife, Elisa, of West Palm Beach, Florida, attended the parade as Dorothy and the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz."
Dragon Con 2013 – Actor Ernie Hudson, best known for his role in "Ghostbusters," rides along the parade route.
Dragon Con 2013 – People watch the parade on Saturday.
Dragon Con 2013 – "Ghostbusters" cosplayers walk toward the staging area for the Dragon Con parade.
Dragon Con 2013 – Stephen Taylor poses as North (Santa Claus) from the movie "Rise of the Guardians" in front of a panel of judges and a large crowd on Friday, August 30. He won Best Prop. The Friday Night Costuming Contest started in 2006 to give Dragon Con attendees a chance to show off all the time and effort they put in to making their costumes.
Dragon Con 2013 – A participant walks on stage as a character from the video game "Elder Scrolls: Skyrim."
Dragon Con 2013 – Devon Baker won Best Professional as Lioness ("Lion King") at the costume contest.
Dragon Con 2013 – Tawnya Hicks-Letts wins Best Overall as Skeksil, of the Skeksis, from "The Dark Crystal."
Dragon Con 2013 – This participant dressed as Sister Paula Souwauski from the novel "Trinity Blood" for the contest.
Dragon Con 2013 – This participant dressed up as Isaac Clarke in his Witness suit from the video game "Dead Space 3."
Dragon Con 2013 – Alyssa Smith walks on stage as Fauno from the movie "Pan's Labyrinth."
Dragon Con 2013 – Andrea Vander won Best Use of Material as Platts the Barbarian from the game "Diablo III."
Dragon Con 2013 – Andrew Smith won Best Novice as Steampunk Cyberman.
Dragon Con 2013 – Wrestler Ethan Case body slams C.B. Suavé during one of the convention's most popular events.
Dragon Con 2013 – Debbie Gaynor of Virginia Beach poses for a photo dressed as Alisa from the "Gods Eater Burst" video game.
Dragon Con 2013 – Jessica Mallory, 24, of Milledgeville, Georgia, came dressed as a mix between a mermaid and a swamp thing.
Dragon Con 2013 – Cody Martin, left, 14, and his father, Larry Martin, stand against a wall in between events.
Dragon Con 2013 – Michael Robert of Decatur, Georgia, gets help with one of his Vulcan ears from his wife, Diana. It is their second time attending Dragon Con.
Dragon Con 2013 – A group of superhero characters poses for a photo.
Dragon Con 2013 – Costume accessories fill a hotel room at the Marriott.
Dragon Con 2013 – Onlookers watch the crowds that fill the lobby of the Marriott Marquis late Friday night.
Dragon Con 2013 – Dragon Con attendees rest on a bench outside the Hyatt Regency.