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Where to spot celebrities during Comic-Con

Where to spot celebrities during Comic-Con

The list of celebrities flying into  Comic-Con 2017 includes Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling and many other scheduled and surprise visitors, so fans are already looking for ways to see their favorite television and movie stars and creators up close.

You could hit their panels and special events with a badge, of course. But some of those require waiting in line for hours, if not camping out overnight, and you'd probably miss something else you'd want to see at the same time. So what can you do?

As you find yourself running around the convention center, grabbing dinner and otherwise exploring the San Diego sights, here are five place you...