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Arts and Entertainment

Photo Essay: WizardWorld LA 2008

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Looks like their parents have been giving them a formal education in comics. I would have to say that these kids are set for life. Aren't they adorable?

We were at Wizardworld LA this past weekend and snapped some photos. Follow the trail of breadcrumbs...

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Anthony Diecidue of Dangerkatt Studios drawing Spider-man on his Wacom.


People from Nightmare Armor Studios dressed up as Gears of War.


Christina Strain does coloring for the Marvel hit Runaways. She signed this lith for me. Awesome.


Comic book artist Robbi Rodriguez.


Gangster Boba Fett meets Barfly Boba Fett.

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Seth Green talks about Robot Chicken along with the other producers. This was by far the most entertaining panel we went to at the convention. These guys are just as funny in real life, and the next season of RC that we got to see a bit of looks killer.


A Predator Jedi, or PredJed I guess? He's with LAJedi, a group of enthusiastic Star Wars fans who practice the art of lightsaber-based martial arts together...


Ok, you have to admit that this little padawan is adorable.


David Finch didn't hesitate to give LAist a smile. He's a big star artist in the comic book world if you didn't know already.


This boy's family were finalists in the Rock Band Tournament. They went up against 4 20-year-old guys who sang Foo Fighters. The family with the two little boys sang Blitzkrieg Bop -- they should have won based on song choice alone.


8 Films to Die For was doing on-site auditions for their next set of films.


J Scott Campbell was just chillin' at the Golden Apple booth when someone who recognized him asked if he would draw them an original.


Lou Ferrigno, aka the OG Hulk.


Cool story...Chief Tyrol was walking around the show floor and NO ONE recognized him...except for yours truly. At first his friend jumped in "Oh they must think you're that guy..." and after having the biggest geek-out moment of my life in front of him, he was more than happy to take a picture. Yes, I know, this was the nerdiest...but if you don't watch BSG then as Dwight puts it, "you're an idiot".


Give the kid credit for an awesome effort.


Summer Glau aka the new Terminator


Young jedis in training.