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Total characters at Comic Con

 
Hannah Davenport, from left to right, Kristen Lockheart, Ari Barracao, and Cat Strong, all 14 year-olds from Tampa, pose for a picture that a Comic Con attendee asked to make of them during Tampa Bay Comic Con at the Tampa Bay Convention Center, Friday, August 1, 2014. Davenport, Lockheart and Barracao all dressed up as characters from a webcomic named Homestuck, while Strong dressed up as a pokemon character named Xernea. The 2014 Tampa Bay Comic Con features cosplay panels, costume contests, a game cave, foam sword fighting, freestyle roleplaying, nerdy speed dating and much more. Doors opened at noon on Friday and were open until 6 p.m. Comic Con will reopen to the public from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

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Hannah Davenport, from left to right, Kristen Lockheart, Ari Barracao, and Cat Strong, all 14 year-olds from Tampa, pose for a picture that a Comic Con attendee asked to make of them during Tampa Bay Comic Con at the Tampa Bay Convention Center, Friday, August 1, 2014. Davenport, Lockheart and Barracao all dressed up as characters from a webcomic named Homestuck, while Strong dressed up as a pokemon character named Xernea. The 2014 Tampa Bay Comic Con features cosplay panels, costume contests, a game cave, foam sword fighting, freestyle roleplaying, nerdy speed dating and much more. Doors opened at noon on Friday and were open until 6 p.m. Comic Con will reopen to the public from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.

SAM OWENS | Times

From left, Hannah Davenport, Kristen Lockheart, Ari Barracao and Cat Strong, all 14, pose for a picture Friday at Tampa Bay Comic Con at the Tampa Convention Center. Strong channeled Xerneas, the Pokémon; the other three, characters from the webcomic Homestuck. The show continues today and Sunday and includes comics, anime, video games, artwork and select Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings and Walking Dead actors. It's $30 a day if you're over 12. For a video report from the event, go to tampabay.com/video.

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