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Five Unmissable Things From This Year’s Comic-Con

Five Unmissable Things From This Year’s Comic-Con


Marvel, check. DC, check. Corgi, check. 

With the ever-expanding popularity of superhero franchises and comic book adaptations, it seems like Comic-Con International has more and more standout moments every year, and this year was no exception.

With a huge year for Marvel almost in the books, and another huge one ahead for both the Disney-owned studio and its rival, DC, A-listers mingled with cosplayers, and fans were treated to glimpses of the nerd landscape in 2016.

Channing Tatum's selfie with the rest of his Marvel ilk - Now that Tatum is set to play the kinetically-charged card-slinger, Gambit, he joins the extensive ranks of the comic giant's favored. Pictured with Hugh Jackman, James McAvoy, Jennifer Lawrence, and the rest of the X-Men: Apocalypse cast, along with Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool), and the cast of the Fantastic Four reboot.

Superhero selfies and @TheRealStanLee... All sorts of dreams came true in #HallH today. #SDCC #Gambit

A photo posted by Channing Tatum (@channingtatum) on

What do you do when you're a movie star whose late for his panel and you have to wade through the Comic-Con crowd without being noticed? Take a page from Bryan Cranston and Andrew Garfield's book and dress up. It's easy to tell that Reynolds is still new to the concept though, since a Darth Vader with those biceps is still going to draw attention.

Late for your panel? Sometimes ya gotta make a run for it - harnessing the dark powers of Lord Vader. #sdcc #deadpool

A photo posted by Ryan Reynolds (@vancityreynolds) on

Ben Affleck and Henry Cavill got chummy with the rest of the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice cast during a photo shoot.

A group of on-point Steven Universe cosplayers posed together. The Cartoon Network show brings a refreshing amount of visibility to LGBT characters, relationships, and gender fluidity to the animated series sphere.

Slightly late for the convention, a corgi showed his respect to Captain Jean-Luc Picard and Sir Patrick Stewart on the actor's 75th birthday. Long live and prosper indeed. Geordi La Corgi (@lacorgi) on

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