Brandon Keller, of San Diego, poses as a zombie from the television series "The Walking Dead" as he waits in line for Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Brandon Keller, of San Diego, poses as a zombie from the television series "The Walking Dead" as he waits in line for Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Ramsey Tugoz of Long Beach, Calif., dressed as the Night King from "Game of Thrones," attends Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Ramsey Tugoz of Long Beach, Calif., dressed as the Night King from "Game of Thrones," attends Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Dean LeCrone, of San Diego, wears his Dr. Artemus Peepers costume as he walks past attendees to Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. LeCrone said that this was his 28th Comic-Con. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Dean LeCrone, of San Diego, wears his Dr. Artemus Peepers costume as he walks past attendees to Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. LeCrone said that this was his 28th Comic-Con. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Attendees dressed as characters from the film, "Ghostbusters" have their costumes checked by security at the entrance to the San Diego Convention Center for 2018 Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Attendees dressed as characters from the film, "Ghostbusters" have their costumes checked by security at the entrance to the San Diego Convention Center for 2018 Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Jenna Elfman reacts to the crowd at the "Fear the Walking Dead" panel at Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Jenna Elfman reacts to the crowd at the "Fear the Walking Dead" panel at Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Danai Gurira, right, and from left, Robert Kirkman and Angela Kang, hug Andrew Lincoln at a panel for "The Walking Dead" during Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Danai Gurira, right, and from left, Robert Kirkman and Angela Kang, hug Andrew Lincoln at a panel for "The Walking Dead" during Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Cathrine Morgan, left, of Houston, and Trudy Alison, of Austin, wear blond wigs as they pose with shields on the first day of the Comic-Con convention Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. The annual pop culture convention kicked off Wednesday night, and runs through Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Cathrine Morgan, left, of Houston, and Trudy Alison, of Austin, wear blond wigs as they pose with shields on the first day of the Comic-Con convention Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. The annual pop culture convention kicked off Wednesday night, and runs through Sunday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Jodie Whittaker speaks at the "Doctor Who" panel at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Jodie Whittaker speaks at the "Doctor Who" panel at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Attendees dressed as Andorians, characters from the "Star Trek" franchise, arrive at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Attendees dressed as Andorians, characters from the "Star Trek" franchise, arrive at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Attendees Michael Mijerark, left, and Ryan Trent, center, dress as knights from "Warcraft," at 2018 Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Attendees Michael Mijerark, left, and Ryan Trent, center, dress as knights from "Warcraft," at 2018 Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Mark Agoncillo, of Seattle, carries an Ant-Man figurine on his shoulder as he attends day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Mark Agoncillo, of Seattle, carries an Ant-Man figurine on his shoulder as he attends day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Attendees walk past cut-out figures of President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka at a booth for the satirical comic book series "Trump's Titans" during Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Attendees walk past cut-out figures of President Donald Trump and his daughter Ivanka at a booth for the satirical comic book series "Trump's Titans" during Preview Night of the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Aaron Paul holds his daughter Story Annabelle in the air as she is dressed as his character Jesse Pinkman at the "Breaking Bad" 10th Anniversary panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Aaron Paul holds his daughter Story Annabelle in the air as she is dressed as his character Jesse Pinkman at the "Breaking Bad" 10th Anniversary panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
A bobblehead figurine of the character Mike Ehrmantraut appears in the foreground as Giancarlo Esposito speaks at the "Better Call Saul" panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
A bobblehead figurine of the character Mike Ehrmantraut appears in the foreground as Giancarlo Esposito speaks at the "Better Call Saul" panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Keegan-Michael Key, left, points to the crowd as Trevante Rhodes laughs at the 20th Century Fox "The Predator" panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Keegan-Michael Key, left, points to the crowd as Trevante Rhodes laughs at the 20th Century Fox "The Predator" panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Sterling K. Brown, left, and Olivia Munn attend the 20th Century Fox "The Predator" panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Sterling K. Brown, left, and Olivia Munn attend the 20th Century Fox "The Predator" panel on day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Juliana Bove, of San Diego, dressed as Pennywise from the film "It," attends day two of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Juliana Bove, of San Diego, dressed as Pennywise from the film "It," attends day two of Comic-Con International on Friday, July 20, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Nicholas Pryor, of San Diego, poses as the character Tyson Rios from the "Army of Two" video game during day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Nicholas Pryor, of San Diego, poses as the character Tyson Rios from the "Army of Two" video game during day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego.(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Amanda Mossbarger, from San Diego, dresses as Wednesday Addams from "The Addams Family" while carrying Cousin It at the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Amanda Mossbarger, from San Diego, dresses as Wednesday Addams from "The Addams Family" while carrying Cousin It at the 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Dressed as Wonder Woman, Issa Jamie, 5, center, is joined by her mother Miriam and sister, Bonnie as they arrive for 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Dressed as Wonder Woman, Issa Jamie, 5, center, is joined by her mother Miriam and sister, Bonnie as they arrive for 2018 Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Justin Wu, of San Diego, right, dressed as an X-wing fighter pilot from "Star Wars," attends day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
Justin Wu, of San Diego, right, dressed as an X-wing fighter pilot from "Star Wars," attends day one of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

San Diego — The actors promoting their latest films and television series aren't the only stars of Comic-Con International— the thousands of fans who don elaborate costumes to the convention give it a one-of-a-kind vibe.

The four-day extravaganza provides some amazing mashups of pop culture — zombies mingling with superheroes from various comics and plenty of other custom creations. Where else would security have to screen the gear of fans dressed as the Ghostbusters? (All fake weapons, whether wielded by heroes or villains, get checked out.)

An estimated 130,000 people descend on the San Diego Convention Center for Comic-Con, which features panels on everything from comic books to Hollywood blockbusters.

Attendees dressed as Andorians, characters from the "Star Trek" franchise, arrive at Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 19, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

The panels can lead to some tender moments, such as when Aaron Paul brought his infant daughter on stage during a "Breaking Bad