You don’t need to go to the movies to know it’s superhero season. Last weekend, thousands of sci-fi and comic book fans descended on the Minneapolis Convention Center for Wizard World’s touring Comic Con. Multiple Darth Vaders, Wonder Womans and Batmans could be seen patrolling the area. Here are the uncanny back stories from some of the event’s most committed cosplayers. And don’t put that magic lasso away yet — the costume party continues May 17-18 with the annual SpringCon comic book extravaganza at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds.