Stars and Fans Mix It Up at Comic-Con 2010

Costumes, comic books and of course, the celebrities. Leave it to us to bring you the very best of Comic-Con 2010.

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The annual San Diego Comic Convention, better known as Comic-Con, celebrates its 40th year. The convention also attracts thousands of comic book enthusiasts, movie fans, unusual characters and crazy fans in costume. Check out these great photos from the show.
Comic-Con has become the annual go-to destination for some of Hollywood's biggest stars. Angelina Jolie stopped by in a sexy leather jacket and skirt, wowing nearly 7,000 excited attendants as she joined a panel to talk about her spy thriller movie "Salt."
People dressed as zombies to promote AMC's "The Walking Dead," walk in front of the convention center during Comic-Con. The convention is increasingly used to promote TV shows, movies and books.
EMPTY_CAPTION"Gossip Girl" starlet, Blake Lively, made an appearance at Comic-Con to discuss her new movie the "Green Lantern."
EMPTY_CAPTION"Green Lantern" co-star Ryan Reynolds also showed up to the event and answered panel questions about the new film.
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Seth Green and wife, actress Clare Grant, are greeted by a furry friend at the "GPhoria Strikes Back" party at Comic-Con 2010. Grant is no stranger to Star Wars fans — she won two awards at the 2009 Star Wars Fan Film Awards for making, producing and starring in a short film called Saber.
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A young fan dressed up as Hit-Girl gets ready to pack a tiny punch or two at the Comic-Con.
Dressed as a video game character from Final Fantasy, Christina Evola, rides the escalator at Comic-Con.
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Tina Fey brought along her date, Brad Pitt, in cardboard form, while Will Ferrell put on his best blue face at the "Megamind" panel.
A group of fans dressed as super heroes at as Comic-Con pose for the crowds as attendees snap pictures of their costumes.
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With multi-colored super power rings, Comic-Con fans bring the "forces" together.
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Another fan, another costume. Comic-Con attendee Tracey Ho shows off her musical skills at the San Diego convention.
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Actress Olivia Munn is protected by a pair of stormtroopers at the "GPhoria Strikes Back" party, hosted by G4 and Lucasfilm.
Comic-Con isn't the same without Batman. All praise Garth Bauman, who dressed up as the caped crusader while waiting in line at the annual geekfest.
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Mask creator Lee Kim showcased his work. The international convention is one of the few of its kind, bringing together the world of science fiction, fantasy, movies and television.
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The stars of Disney's new movie "TRON: Legacy" were on hand at Comic-con to promote their production.
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Capt. America also attended Comic-Con 2010, in the form of fan Steven Seiferer.
Just another pair of Star Wars faces at Comic-Con 2010.
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Comic-Con attendee Rowan Weir flutters her lashes.
Fans dressed as a characters from the Jules Verne books series "The Steampunks" look on during an awards ceremony at Comic-Con. Behind them is the San Diego Bay and the Coronado Bay Bridge.
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Go Go Power Rangers! You Mighty Morphin Power Ranger-ers. At a meet and greet with fans, the powerful five-some were joined by Harry Potter and his magic wand.
Sylvester Stallone brought his new action film, The Expendables to Comic-Con 2010. The movie, co-written and directed by Stallone, has a testosterone-heavy cast that includes Jason Statham, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Eric Roberts and yes, Steve Austin.
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Dancers perform onstage at the Marvel Vs. Capcom party during Comic-Con 2010 at Hard Rock Hotel San Diego.
Comic-Con is famous for its elaborate make-up, costumes and characters, all brought to you by the obsessive fans.
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Comic-Con is one of the largest pop-culture conventions in the world, right behind the French version, called Angouleme International Comics Festival.
Fan David Mendoza asks Angelina Jolie a question during a panel discussion on the feature film "Salt".
Bruce Willis also has a role in The Expendables. At Comic-Con 2010, the action star also promoted his film, Red, based on the DC Comics comic book series of the same name.
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The comic book is where it all began. The first Comic-Con was held in 1970, showcasing the latest and greatest in the land of comic books.
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Okay so maybe he can't time travel in real time, but Scott Bakula did play Dr. Sam Beckett on the TV series Quantum Leap for five seasons. Which is precisely why he lead a panel of speakers at the appropriately titled "A Leap of Faith: A Quantum Leap Retrospective."
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Dexter star Michael C. Hall, who showed his remarkable recovery from cancer by sporting a full head of hear, spoke at the Anti-Heroes of Showtime panel at Comic-Con 2010.
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Hall was joined by his fellow Showtime star, Mary-Louise Parker, who currently stars on the hit show Weeds.
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Presenting Michael Cera, in all his blue muscular glory. The actor was joined by his Scott Pilgrim vs the World co-stars Brandon Routh (who played Superman in the film adaptation), Anna Kendrick (of Twilight and Up In The Air fame), Jason Schwartzman and Kieran Culkin.
Michael Sheen, Olivia Wilde, Garrett Hedlund and Jeff Bridges gather for the Tron: Legacy panel at Comic-Con 2010. The upcoming sequel to the 1982 film will be presented in 3D.
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Aaron Eckhart discusses his upcoming film Battle: Los Angeles at Comic-Con 2010. The science fiction action film, also starring Michelle Rodriguez and Bridget Moynahan, centers around how a group of Marines deal with an alien invasion.
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Seth Rogen reportedly lost 30 pounds to play The Green Hornet, out next year. The movie, directed by Michel Gondry, also stars Christoph Waltz, Cameron Diaz and Edward Furlong.
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Comic-Con attendance has come a long way since the first one was held in 1970, with only 145 fans. Last year, more than 126, 000 people attended the convention.
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The king of comic books, Stan Lee, also dropped by Comic-con for a visit. He co-created Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the X-Men, the Avengers, Iron Man, the Hulk, Thor, Daredevil, Doctor Strange, and many other fictional characters.
Comic-Con crowds push pass by a superhero. The San Diego based convention includes panels, seminars, workshops and film previews.
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Fans grab up the freebies at the 2010 Comic-Con in San Diego's Convention Center.
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