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Comic-Con 2011

‘Supernatural’
Jared Palalecki, center, jokes with the audience and makes a face when a question is asked of Jensen Ackles, left, during the “Supernatural” panel during Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center. Also present is Misha Collins, right. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola addressed the crowd and talked about the movie “Twixt” on Saturday at Comic-Con in San Diego. Coppola holds up a mask of poet Edgar Allan Poe that also doubles as 3-D glasses for the movie.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Val Kilmer
Val Kilmer addressed the crowd and talked about the movie “Twixt” on Saturday at Comic-Con in San Diego.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
“Twixt”
Val Kilmer and Francis Ford Coppola addressed the crowd and talked about the movie “Twixt” on Saturday at Comic-Con in San Diego. Audience members each wear a mask of poet Edgar Allan Poe that doubles as a pair of 3-D glasses for the movie.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Darwin Bullock
Darwin Bullock, an ex-Los Angeles police officer, left, checks in a 9mm handgun and three dummy hand grenades from Paul Haidinger of Arizona. Haidinger got to keep the fake rifle. Haidinger’s character is “Aries, the God of War.” Also pictured is Debra Gray also from Arizona.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Weapons checkpoint
Darwin Bullock, an ex-Los Angeles police officer, left, checks in a quill of arrows from Aaron Rivin of Los Angeles. Rivin’s character is Speedy, sidekick to the Green Arrow (Thomas Poarham in the rear), at the weapons checkpoint at San Diego Convention Center during Comic Con on Sunday. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
Christopher Mintz-Plasse
Christopher Mintz-Plasse speaks to the crowd at Comic-Con for the “Fright Night” movie. (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times)
Fright Night Q&A
Director Craig Gillespie and writer Marti Noxon view fans in the crowd who are dressed in character during the Q&A for “Fright Night.” (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times)
Colin Farrell placard
Colin Farrell hands out his name placard to an audience member at Comic-Con for the “Fright Night” movie panel.  (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times)
Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell speaks to the crowd at Comic-Con for the “Fright Night” movie.  (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times)
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale speaks to the crowd at Comic-Con for the “Underworld” movie.  (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times)
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At Comic-Con, the cast of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” sit down with their fans and answer questions about the show and their characters. Peter Dinklage fist bumps a fan at the end of the panel.  (Kirk McKoy/Los Angeles Times)
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Appearing at the “Game of Thrones” Q&A at Comic-Con are show co-creator D.B. Weiss, left, actors Peter Dinklage, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kit Harington, Lena Headey, Jason Momoa, Emilia Clarke, show co-creator David Benioff and book author George Martin.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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At the Comic-Con Q&A withHBO’s “Game of Thrones” cast, Jason Momoa answers a question from book author George Martin about his character’s language on the show. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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At Comic-Con’s Q&A with the cast of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Emilia Clarke greets the audience.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Outside Comic-Con, Cirque du Soleil presented a six-minute performance of “Ka” projected on the wall of Petco Park across the street from the San Diego Convention Center.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Outside Comic-Con, Cirque du Soleil presented a six-minute performance of “Ka” projected on the wall of Petco Park across the street from the San Diego Convention Center.  (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Comic-Con featured a preview evening Wednesday for the week’s events in San Diego. The Exhibition Hall was opened for three hours. It was a snatch and grab at the Marvel table as attendees gobbled up giveaways. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Comic Con featured a preview evening Wednesday. The Exhibition Hall was opened to give attendees a sneak peak at what will be on exhibition. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Sorana Caldwell, left, and Gilia Melendez were in costume at the preview. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Mother and daughter Marios: Daughter Minnie Eltaeb as Luigi and mother Adrienne Eltaeb as Mario. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Australian Bianka Guller is Pinky TA at the preview. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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Zackary Smith tries out one of the new DC Comics video games. (Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times)
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" The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1" cast members Kristen Stewart, left, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner talk about the film.  (Kirk McCoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“Twilight” cast member Elizabeth Reaser makes an appearance at Comic-Con. (Kirk McCoy / Los Angeles Times)
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“Twilight’s” Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson do interviews at Comic-Con. (Kirk McCoy / Los Angeles Times)
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