Welcome to the 2018 Comic-Con world of fantasy
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Welcome to the 2018 Comic-Con world of fantasy

Aquaman’s Jason Momoa, who plays the titular hero, makes a playful face during an autograph signing.

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Thomas Napper, cosplaying as the Amazing Spiderman, leaps off a railing.

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People take pictures together at Marvel’s #GroupHug pop-up on the third day of the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

Nick Phillips of San Diego holds a sign while people wait in line for panels in the Indigo Ball Room.

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Kathrynn Cobbs of Los Angeles points to group member Dalton Ross in the interrogation room in the Amazon Prime Jack Ryan activation event. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)
A participant in the Amazon Prime Jack Ryan activation ducks to avoid enemy combatants in a VR simulation. (Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times)

Sheila Marler cosplaying as steampunk Catwoman and David Marler cosplaying as Captain Time walk down Fifth Avenue in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter.

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A capacity crowd packs the 2018 Comic-Con exhibition hall floor.

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Brandon Isaacson, 35, of Alameda poses for pictures as “McThor,” a combination of Marvel’s Thor and McDonald’s Ronald McDonald, outside of Hall H.

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A group makes their way through the Castle Rock activation event.

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James Lavelle, cosplaying as the Future Foundation costume Spider-Man, walks down a hallway inside a DC Universe activation site.

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Austen Bue, 11, from San Diego sends a text message to space, at the Hsitory Channel’s “Project Blue Book” activation site.

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Lauren Quan, 18, fo San Diego, and Caroline Duong, 18, of San Diego are pulled back by a hydraulic system at Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger activation event.

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Angel Mendoza of San Diego walks down 5th Street with an American flag on the first day of the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International.

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Lee Joyner demonstrates a sculpting technique at the Cinema Makeup School booth in Hall H during the first day of the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International.

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A squad of costumed Spider-Man fans — (alphabetically) Brandon Buisan, Paul Buisan, Kate Friedo, Nona Golan, Jacob Lavelle, James Lavelle and Milan Lavelle — poses for pictures outside of the DC experience area on the first day of the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International.

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People dressed with the Court of Owls masks from DC Comic’s Batman at work in a maze building.

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At left, Tim Walker, 26, of San Diego, and Julia Homitano, 27, of San Diego, take a selfie with zombies while waiting in line at “The Walking Dead” booth.

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Tyler Lokum, 8, of Los Angeles offers his lollipop to a Mega Construx of the Pokemon Blastoise at the Mega Construx booth during a preview of the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con International.

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Fans raise their cell phones to take video of an animatronic performance at the Deadpool booth.

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