Revenge of the nerds at comic-book convention

Hollywood Reporter: This weekend, as hundreds of hip filmmakers and marketers from the studios and talent agencies trek to San Diego for Comic-Con International, it's as if Hollywood's high school-like hierarchy is being stood on its head.

The convention has, in the past six years, grown beyond its science-fiction and comic book roots to become a place where the entertainment industry markets its wares to demanding fans who were once nerdy outsiders.

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