1. Baltimore Comic-Con

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The Baltimore Convention Center converts to a sublime, geeky pleasure dome this weekend for the 12th Comic-Con. Look to your right -- Steampunks. To the left -- Iron Man. Straight ahead -- rows and rows of comic-book sales and awesome artists to chat up. And we hear some dude named Stan Lee... David Stuck photo/The Baltimore Sun