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In addition to being a staycation must-stop and a secret mecca for indie shopping, San Diego is also home to Comic-Con. Located at the San Diego Convention Center, the four-day fest is an action film and comic superfan's wonderland, offering star-filled panels, seminars, workshops and parties dedicated to all things fantasy.
Comic-Con also brings out the globe's wildest dressers, thanks to its dedicated cosplay crowd. (The show makes LA's Anime Expo look tame.) Click through our gallery to see some of the scene's best blinged-out Storm Troopers, scantily-clad sirens and pint-sized crime fighters, snapped by one of our favorite local shutterbugs Victoria Lara.
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