Comic-Con kicks off in San Diego; more than 100,000 fans attend

SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Comic-Con, one of the most anticipated pop culture events in the world, kicked off Thursday in San Diego.

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More than 100,000 movie, TV and comic book fans were in attendance for all the fun.

Movie memorabilia, collectables, comic book art and more were selling to event-goers.

Profiles in History was also at the event with a preview of a Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher auction set for September. It includes Reynolds' special Maltese Falcon reproduction and Fisher's more eclectic offerings and personal movie items.

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The best thing of all may be the costumes. There were the carefully constructed costumes, the ones that require a second look and the ones you don't quite understand.

2017 Comic-Con International: San Diego is expected to run through Sunday at the San Diego Convention Center.

Watch Entertainment Guru George Pennacchio's full report in the video above.

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