Annual Costume Craziness Begins At San Diego’s Comic Con

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Costume designer and viral marketer Chad Evett (right) and members of his family are dressed as the Mad Hatter outside the San Diego Convention Center on the first day of the 45th annual Comic-Con, in San Diego, California July 24, 2014. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Costumes, comics, movies and television — it’s that time of year again. San Diego is overrun with fans of all types, dressed up and ready to celebrate their obsessions at Comic-Con.

This year, the convention’s biggest draws are the Marvel and Batman movies and comics. NPR’s Petra Mayer joins Here & Now’s Meghna Chakrabarti from Comic-Con to tell us more.


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