Out of this world! 52 pix and videos of York Unleashed Comic Con 2017

The fifth Doctor, aka Peter Davison, meets the fourth… or was it? Photographs: YorkMix
13 Aug 2017 @ 5.10 pm
| Entertainment

People of all ages and from all planets queued up in the sunshine to meet Doctors, Daleks and colourful characters from across the galaxy.

This was York Unleashed, the third comic con of its kind and the biggest and best yet.

There was a chance to meet the fifth Doctor, Peter Davison, as well as Grand Maester Pycelle from Game Of Thrones – otherwise known as the distinguished actor Julian Glover.

Star Wars fans could pose in Luke’s Landspeeder, Chewbacca, or with Jabba The Hut, while the trade in every kind of fantasy merchandise was brisk.

Daleks and Stormtroopers were showing their softer side, collecting for charity.

And there was the ‘geekiest conga line ever’. It was epic. Roll on Unleashed IV!

Earthlings and aliens mingled in the sunshine
Splashing out the pocket money
Stone carving by Anthony Bartyla
Anthony at work
A youngster is transformed
Thousands of photos were taken at the event
On the lookout to cause trouble with that sonic screwdriver
Two superheroes unmasked
Julian Glover, who was Grand Maester Pycelle in Game Of Thrones, poses with fans
Julian meets another admirer
Thirsty work, this meet and greet…
Fifth Doctor Peter Davison greets a fan
Peter chats to a comic con visitor

Some iconic characters were there

That embarrassing moment when you’ve arrived in the same outfit
He’s behind you!
The Dalek collecting for charity, as they do
A chance to pose in Luke Skywalker’s Landspeeder
‘You’re under arrest’
It was selfie city…
A Dalek and his young friend
A giant inflatable Stay Puft Marshmallow Man at the front of York Racecourse
Lots of smiles in the sunshine
It was a colourful assembly
All ages got dressed up
There were long queues to get in and the event was busy all day

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