Blerds, nerds, cosplayers and comic book enthusiasts gathered at the Schomburg Center located in Harlem, N.Y. for the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival presented by Lexus.

The event showcased legendary comic book creatives, and provided a platform for vendors and fans alike. With Wakanda fever fast approaching, get some cosplay inspo for your Black Panther movie night with some of the best cosplay looks from the fest below.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Florence Kasumba who plays Ayo in the highly anticipated film ‘Black Panther’ is all smiles as she greets excited fans.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Florence Kasumba making a young fan’s day.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Florence Kasumba talking all things ‘Black Panther’ with fans during her meet and greet.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

L-R: Professor Jonathan Gayles, Professor Kinitra Brooks, Florence Kasumba, Schomburg Director Kevin Young pose for a photo.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Florence Kasumba poses with King T’Challa himself, the Black Panther.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Florence Kasumba takes time from signing autographs for a photo.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

It was a packed house at the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Our Deputy Editor, Jada Gomez holding up an official print of ‘La Borinqueña’ signed by Writer & Creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Joker’s dreads were on fleek.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

The mistress of the elements, Storm was in the building. She made sure the weather was on point as well.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

He may look scary but this monster was actually quite nice.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Agent J of the ‘Men In Black’ making sure no extraterrestrials tried anything at the Black Comic Book Festival.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

A young King T’Challa aka The Black Panther and a young member of The Dora Milaje let the crowd know Wakanda forever.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Superman strikes a pose during the Cosplay presentation at the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

The Spirit of Vengeance aka The Ghost Rider found spotted an evildoer in the crowd during the cosplay presentation.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Two Wonder Women and Michonne— definitely a trio of powerful women.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Don’t let her size fool you—this little Wonder Woman is still powerful.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Assassins unite during the cosplay presentation at the Black Comic Book Festival.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

This cosplayer as Sam Wilson aka Falcon made sure to let everyone know that The Black Panther isn’t the only Black superhero in town.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Oh, it’s just your favorite neighborhood Spider-Man and Nicky Fury chilling.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

A young Moon Girl and a cute Fox explaining their costumes to the crowd.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Princess Allura explaining why we could use Voltron right about now.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Captain America talking to all the young boys and girls during the cosplay presentation.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Blade showing off his impressive swordsmanship during the cosplay presentation at the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

This cosplayer put on full display his love for Anansi from Static Shock.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

The cosplayers came together for one final group shot.

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Blade links up with two female Assassins from the popular video game ‘Assassin’s Creed.’

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Black Comic Book Festival NYC 2018 Source:Bernard Smalls (iOne Digital)

Nothing happens in Harlem without the Shogun of Harlem himself Sho’Nuff knowing. He made sure everyone knew he was still the master.

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