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Comic Con Manchester: 'TV and film icons bring weekend of unforgettable fun to the city'

Hollywood icon Zachary Quinto.READ NEXT: Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory cast unrecognisable as child stars reunite in UKThat's not all, as they were also joined by stars from Lucifer, Police Academy, Teen Wolf, The Lord Of The Rings, Superman And Lois, The Walking Dead, Supernatural and Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air, in addition to TV legends Lee Majors and Lindsay Wagner.With an all-star guest line-up and activities throughout the weekend including a Cosplay parade, trade stalls featuring items including figurines and recreations of famous newspaper covers from films including Back To The Future and Ghostbusters, as well as exciting Q&A panels where fans could learn more about their favourite franchises, Comic Con Manchester delivered their most incredible event yet.Speaking of CosPlay, fans delivered spectacular tributes to their favourite characters throughout the weekend, including anime characters, Marvel and DC heroes and Star Wars icons, to name but a few.The attention to detail in the costumes was awe-inspiring, with particular favourites from the weekend including fans dressed as Marty McFly from Back To The Future, and fans dressed as Chewbacca who posed for photographs with generations of Star Wars fans throughout the weekend - including myself!A love for Eddie from Stranger Things was certainly clear in the room too, with dozens of fans dressed in his memorable Hellfire Club t-shirt.One fan even took to the stage to display some impressive guitar moves during the weekend, in tribute to Eddie's guitar playing in the Upside Down during Stranger Things 4, with fellow fans in the room applauding the amazing moment.Another fan also delighted convention goers when dressed as Freddie Mercury, he led the room in the
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