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Stan Lee, 93-year-old comic book legend, attends an opening ceremony of Tokyo Comic Con at Makuhari Messe in Chiba

Stan Lee, 93-year-old comic book legend, attends an opening ceremony of Tokyo Comic Con at Makuhari Messe in Chiba, Japan December 2, 2016. REUTERS/Issei Kato

A taste of Comic-Con 2013

They came with masks, bodies caked in makeup and homemade weapons inspired by their favourite comic book superheroes and villains. Best of all, fans came armed with creativity and excitement as they watched celebrity panels and browsed TV show booths. Fans, TV crews and actors alike continue to celebrate the 2013 Comic-Con

International Convention in San Diego, which began on July 18.