33 fun cosplay pics from the 1st day of San Diego Comic-Con

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Dave Maass
Jul 19, 2013

There’s a cliché at Comic-Con that’s become a truism: One regular ol’ nerd with a majestic enough costume can outshine the hottest of stars.

If Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con is like the cosplay prom, then Thursday is like the first day at school. Maybe a cosplayer won’t pull out all the stops, but he or she will certainly want to make a Thor’s-hammer-sized impression on the geek masses. Consider us dazed from the first blows, but ready to go three more rounds.

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