Fanboys and girls at Comic-Con, 2014

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Guests attend Day 1 of Comic-Con International 2014 on July 24, 2014 in San Diego, California

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The annual pop-culture carnival that is the Comic-Con Festival got under way in San Diego on Thursday with fans welcoming the world of change facing so many beloved characters.

An estimated 150,000 devotees of comics, video games, fantasy and action movies are expected to throng the four-day extravaganza in southern California, many opting to don costumes of their favorite characters. (AFP)

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