Toronto's Silver Snail comic store held its annual Halloween costume party last Saturday, and the city's proud and nerdy were out in force with brilliant, weird and original outfits.

Photographer Paul Hillier captured some of the best costumes of the night -- including several X-Men, a Lannister, a Stark, some exceptional gender reversals and a sinister Pinhead. Click on,  true believer.

 

Marvel Girl
Borg Queen
The Colonel
Maleficent
Red Lantern
Arya Stark
Tyrion Lannister
Bishop
Storm
Desire Of The Endless (we think...)
Pinhead
Disney's Robin Hood
The Belcher family, Bob's Burgers
Batgirl
Mystique
Adventure Time
Blackhawks
Mahna Mahna Muppet
The Shining
Black Cat