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PICS: From scary to cute, the sights of Comic-Con

Independent Online (IOL) logo Independent Online (IOL) 2018-07-22 AP

San Diego — The actors promoting their latest films and television series aren't the only stars of Comic-Con International— the thousands of fans who don elaborate costumes to the convention give it a one-of-a-kind vibe.

The four-day extravaganza provides some amazing mashups of pop culture — zombies mingling with superheroes from various comics and plenty of other custom creations. Where else would security have to screen the gear of fans dressed as the Ghostbusters? (All fake weapons, whether wielded by heroes or villains, get checked out.)

An estimated 130,000 people descend on the San Diego Convention Center for Comic-Con, which features panels on everything from comic books to Hollywood blockbusters.

The panels can lead to some tender moments, such as when Aaron Paul brought his infant daughter on stage during a "Breaking Bad

a man wearing a costume: Brandon Keller, of San Diego, poses as a zombie from the television series "The Walking Dead" as he waits in line for Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) © Provided by Independent Media Brandon Keller, of San Diego, poses as a zombie from the television series "The Walking Dead" as he waits in line for Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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