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Karol Bartesznski and her dragon make an appearance on the final day of Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Facing the Predator beast, Logan Carter whips out his "Evil Dead"-style chainsaw hand on the final day of Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Sara Anderson and Kara Martin, dressed as X-Men characters, take pictures with fans at Comic-Con 2012 on Saturday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Jenna Lynn wears LED-illuminated "electrofur" at HBO's "Game of Thrones" party inside the Wired Cafe during Comic-Con 2012 on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Steven Daney of Redondo Beach gives zombie bride Kristen Spenlove of San Pedro a love bite before they joined the march through San Diego's Gaslamp District.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Zombie Denise James growls playfully at a child in his arms during the annual Zombie Walk: San Diego on Friday (Friday the 13th, this year), in which the would-be undead dress the part and put on their best rotting zombie faces before marching through the city's Gaslamp District.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Zombie characters promoting AtmosFearFX perform outside the San Diego Convention Center on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Adrianne Curry, left, watches from the sidewalk as Jenna Holaday gives daughter McKenna Sanders a ride while walking with Alexia Holaday during the Zombie Walk on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Christa Spencer of Logan Utah, in costume at the Comic-Con photo booth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Brett Kenney, from left, Soran Kenney, Juergen Langenbach and Dennis Hanon in Klingon regalia at the Comic-Con photo booth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Actors Max Landis, left, and Amadou Ly at the Wired Magazine Cafe at Comic-Con 2012 on Friday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Filmmaker and actor Morgan Spurlock strikes a pose with Skype superheroes Christen Montero and Aliso Connell at the Wired Magazine Cafe.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Andy Serkis at the Wired Magazine Cafe at Comic-Con 2012 in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Karl Zingheim rides his dinosaur around the main exhibit hall at Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk Mckoy / Los Angeles Times

Will Bragg, dressed as the alien from the movie "Predator," has fun with a group trying to land tickets to Comic-Con International.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk Mckoy / Los Angeles Times

Captain America, a.k.a. Lucas Dacio, takes flight on the shoulders of his fahter, Jose Dacio, near a Batman exhibit in the main hall of the San Diego Convention Cneter.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk Mckoy / Los Angeles Times

Jesse Ledina of Oceanside takes a moment to grab a quick bite to eat during the first full day of Comic-Con at the San Diego Convention Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Jerome Bourass of Escondido came dressed as a zombie and is looking forward to participation in the Walking Dead group walk at Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Sara Butler of Orem, Utah, in costume inside the convention center at Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Aime Jaze as Xena the warrior princess and Lance Jaze as Thor have their photo taken as Brittany Ayers hurries her children Conner and Bella by the scene.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Warner Bros. brought in five Batmobiles for promotion of the movie "Dark Knight Rises." Pictured is the original Batmobile from the "Batman" TV series starring Adam West.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Warner Bros. brought in five Batmobiles to help promote the movie "The Dark Knight Rises." Pictured is the Michael Keaton Batmobile (from the movies "Batman" and "Batman Returns") that is owned by Jeff Dunham. Dunham is behind the wheel.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Andre Thorseh, Tabitha Ricketts, Clara Ricketts, Erin Ricketts and Joanna Burke of San Diego couldn't get Comic-Con tickets, so they sit with signs in front of the San Diego Convention Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Hayden Kenny tucks his arms in his shirt and pretends to be a zombie at the "Walking Dead" zombie exhibit booth at Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

Nicole Marchese-Lopez and Stephanie Maldonado of El Paso, Texas, are dressed as Black Cat and Catwoman at Comic-Con.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times

People look out from their windows at the Hard Rock Hotel where the IGN Resident Evil party featured an industry guest list in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Overlooking downtown San Diego and the pool deck of the Hard Rock Hotel where the Expendables 2 party and the Resident Evil party featured an industry guest list.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Dressed as the Joker, Coy Jandreau, right, made new friends as they noticed the connection between artist Daniel Jaimes' drawing of the Joker on the wall and his face paint at the Merk restaurant in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Treated to a light show, free drinks and music, guests mingled inside the Kings of Con party, decorated with movie- and comic book-inspired artwork at the Merk restaurant in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Guests mingled inside the Kings of Con party at the Merk restaurant.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Guests talk by the pool during the IGN Expendables 2 party at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

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2 Comments

  1. July 16, 2012, 9:34 am

    You look pretty scary Sara

    By: craig@andse.com
  2. October 16, 2012, 1:01 pm

    This is Kristen Spendlove and that is neither me nor Steven. Wrong tages and I am from Redondo, he is from San Pedro

    By: Kristen

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