Joe Langley is Cthulhu, the sea monster from H.P. Lovecraft’s horror stories.
Superheroes and other characters came to life at the first-ever “Comics, Costumes, and Cocktails” event Feb. 27 sponsored by Collector’s World and Cue Club. Both stores are in the Annandale Shopping Center on Columbia Pike.
|Maggie Cogan of Herndon is Super Girl, and Joe Colton of Alexandria is Wonder Woman.|
Anyone who showed up in costume Saturday evening got a $10 gift certificate for Collector’s World. All comics are the shop were 50 percent off, and Cue Club offered discounts on food and drinks, plus special WebShooting and SuperSipping cocktails.
Collector's World co-owners Steve Weber (Superman) and Damon Hudson (Boba Fett from Star Wars).
Left to right: Kevin Conn (World Wrestling Federation announcer), Keith Mandeville (GI Joe), John K. (Rowdy Roddy Piper), and William Jay (the Terminator).
|Collector's World employee Louis Guzman didn't have time to find a comic book outfit but luckily scrounged up a bacon costume at the last minute.|