Since most Collider readers won’t have the opportunity to attend this year’s WonderCon in Anaheim, California, I decided to do the next best thing: take a ton of pictures from the convention floor. While WonderCon is still a small convention when compared to its sibling Comic-Con, I love being able to walk the floor with ease and I also cherish the abundance of indie dealers that haven’t (yet) been pushed out by Hollywood and the huge corporations. If you like getting all the free swag that’s in abundance in San Diego every summer, WonderCon is not for you, but if you want to experience what Comic-Con was like before it became mainstream, WonderCon is great. However, with the popularity of geek culture expanding every year, it’s only a matter of time before WonderCon becomes Comic-Con, just in a different city and earlier in the year.
Hit the jump to check out 50 images from the convention floor. Some of the highlights include Tom Cruise‘s ship from Oblivion, the Mondo booth, tons of toys, Kevin Tong’s booth, comic books, costumes, and a lot more. And one last thing…WonderCon just opened a few hours ago. Over the next 48 hours we’ll be covering a number of the panels and conducting a lot of exclusive interviews. Check back all weekend for constant updates.