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Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual pop-culture festival.

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Sexual harassment at Comic-Con in the spotlight

Costumed characters walk outside of the convention center on day 1 of the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held Thursday, July 24, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Amid the costumes and fantasy of this weekend’s Comic-Con convention, a group of young women drew widespread attention to a very real issue — allegations of sexual harassment at the annual comic book convention.

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Fans start lining up as Comic-Con floor opens

A young fan poses with a huge Transformers display during preview night at the 2014 Comic-Con International Convention held  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

Comic-Con is all about bringing fans close to the artists and properties they love — after navigating crowds and waiting in line.

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4-day Comic Con festival kicks off in San Diego

In this July 18, 2013 file photo, Karl Zingh, of San Diego, makes his way through the crowd during Day 2 of Comic-Con International in San Diego. Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, pop-culture fans are flocking to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con. The four-day festival celebrating comic books, costumes and other popular arts kicks off with a preview Wednesday night, July 23, 2014, and goes full force Thursday at the San Diego Convention Center. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Like Batman responding to a beaming Bat signal in the sky, fans are streaming to San Diego for the 45th annual Comic-Con pop culture extravaganza.

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