Here are some of the best costumes from Boston Comic Con

As usual, convention-goers were on their games.

If you’re curious as to why Boston is filled with people wearing costumes this weekend, it’s not because Halloween has arrived early. It’s because it’s Boston Comic Con, the annual comic book convention, has descended on the city, and attendees are using it as an opportunity to dress up as their favorite characters.

Here are some of the best costumes:

And here are a few other photos:

Diego Espinola, 21, of Quincy , dressed as Jhin, from “League of Legends.” —CRAIG F. WALKER/GLOBE STAFF
Cody Nickerson, left, and Baxter Mattes, both of Marshfield, Mass., take a break dressed as Star Wars Jedi. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
Ander Rettig stands in his steampunk hat boutique on the display floor at Boston Comic Con, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Boston. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
BT from Titan Fall 2, left, and its pilot walk on the display floor at Boston Comic Con. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
A person in costume walks in front of an art display at Boston Comic Con. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
Heindrich Kuhlmann, of Brookline, Mass., rides an escalator dressed as a Star Wars stormtrooper. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
A woman interacts with remote controlled R2-D2s at Boston Comic Con. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
Kelly Holland, of Boston, checks his phone dressed as Severus Snape. —AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
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