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Celebrities and Storm Troopers: Photos from the First Days of Comic-Con

Photo: Eric Charbonneau/2011 Eric Charbonneau
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 21:  Hugh Jackman makes a special appearance to promote DreamWorks SKG's "Real Steel" at the 2011 Comic-Con on July 21, 2011 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by Eric Charbonneau/WireImage)
Photo: Eric Charbonneau/2011 Eric Charbonneau

Comic-Con, that great annual nerd festival that takes place in San Diego, kicked off yesterday. Since then, Twilight fans have screeched loudly and asked after Robert Pattinson’s back muscles; Ridley Scott has opened up about his next movie and so has Robert Rodriguez ; Nicolas Winding Refn talked up Christina Hendricks and unveiled a new, great trailer for his movie Drive. And while all of that has been going on, there have also been great, great, great people watching. Only at Comic-Con do you get celebrities, regular people sporting very detailed costumes, and celebrities posing with regular people sporting very detailed costumes. Take a look.

Celebrities and Storm Troopers: Photos from the First Days of Comic-Con