Fancy dress, fantasy and comic book heroes were on the menu for the 150,000 visitors to this year's Comic-Con festival.
Russell Brand in space
Brand's fiance', singer Katy Perry, has bought him a ticket to fly into space.
Katy Perry has spent £128,000 on a Virgin Galactic spacecraft ticket as a birthday gift for the British comedian, Virgin has confirmed.
Brand will be flying into space after a three day training course, but he will have to wait quite a while to take advantage of his present as the space flights are still being tested.
The ticket was bought for him last June to celebrate his 35th birthday.
One Direction singer Zayn Malik has received death threats on Twitter after tweeting #FreePalestine to his millions of followers.
Facebook has launched a service called Mentions - which can be used only by the rich and famous.
Top Gear breached broadcasting rules after presenter Jeremy Clarkson used a "racial" term during a special which aired in March.