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The Labor Day weekend kicked off with one of Atlanta’s greatest parades, DragonCon 2017. Thousands lined up on Peachtree Street to watch the display of fantasy and talent led by Grand Marshall Stan Lee. The crowd enjoyed a wide range of costumes and various genres of pop culture. Here are some pictures from Saturday’s parade.

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When DragonCon first started a  little of 30 years ago, it was a gathering of gamers, comic book fans, and pop culture fans. Over the years it has transformed into an annual gathering that in 2017 will have over 82K participants. One of the big draws at DragonCon is “cosplay.”  People participating in cosplay activities…

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Each year, downtown Atlanta is the scene of one of greatest parades of science fiction and pop culture. The parade will begin at the intersection of Peachtree Street and Linden Avenue, head south on Peachtree, east (left) on Andrew Young International Boulevard and north (left) on Peachtree Center Avenue. It will end on Peachtree Center Avenue between…

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This year, DragonCon 2017 is showing a unique and growing base, the Black “cosplay” fan. Costume play, known as “cosplay,” features fans of science fiction, comic book and pop culture who spend a lot of money and time to dress up in homemade costumes. DragonCon 2017 allows these fans to fully express themselves in a public…

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