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San Diego Comic-Con International

Sean Phillips from Carlsbad, does his best nerd imitation while auditioning for a new Revenge of the Nerds movie at Comic-Con in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker / AP)
Sergio Bermudez from Murrieta, does his best nerd imitation while auditioning for a new “Revenge of the Nerds” movie at the Fox Atomic booth at Comic-Con in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker / AP)
Actor Nicolas Cage, right, and Eva Mendez promote their new movie “Ghostrider” at Comic-Con in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker / AP)
Ivan Aguirre, left, dressed as Spongebob Squarepants, and Tracie Tucker, right, dressed as Senator Amidala of “Star Wars,” wait before going onstage at the Comic-Con International Masquerade Ball costume contest at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Kelly Yarwood, dressed as Princess Leia from “Star Wars,” takes photographs during the Comic-Con International Masquerade Ball costume contest at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
William Miyamoto, right, gives his wife, Nikki Miyamoto, dressed in a costume from the “Corpse Bride,” a good-luck kiss before the Comic-Con International Masquerade Ball costume contest at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Blair Butler of G4 TV, left, interviews Mike Moore, dressed in a costume from the movie “Alien,” at the Comic-Con International Masquerade Ball costume contest at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Gary Ochs, dressed as Mr. Freeze from Batman, poses at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Andrew Ebanks, left, helps his brother Adam Ebanks, center, with a Storm Trooper helmet borrowed from Dana Gasser, right, at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Actress Kirsten Dunst smiles as she talks about the movie “Spider-Man 3" during a presentation held at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Actor Tobey Maguire waves as he arrives for a preview presentation of the movie “Spider-Man 3" held at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Rapper and actor Snoop Dogg, left, and fellow cast member Diamond Dallas Page, right, pose for a picture after a presentaion for their upcoming release of “Snoop Dogg’s Hood of Horror” at Comic-Con International. (Chris Park / AP)
Actress Rosario Dawson smiles as she answers a question at the introduction of her new television series, “Occult Crimes Taskforce,” held at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Actress Rosario Dawson, left, jokes around with producer Tony Shasteen, right, at an introduction of their new television series, “Occult Crimes Taskforce,” at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Carlos Favela, right, dressed as Star Wars character Anakin Skywalker and Richard Appell, left, dressed as Darth Vader, pose with a fan at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Comic-Con International attendees dressed as characters from Ghostbusters and Star Wars pose for fan photos at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Comic-Con International attendees wait in line to register on the first day of the convention at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
David Murphy, left, and Gene Arena, right, ride the escalator dressed as Star Wars characters at Comic-Con International held at the San Diego Convention Center. Comic-Con, the nation’s largest celebration of comic books and pop culture, runs through Sunday, July 23. (Denis Poroy / AP)
Valerie Perez, dressed as Wonder Woman, looks for photo opportunities as she walks around Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center. (Denis Poroy / AP)
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