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Sunday, May 18 2014 05:31 PM

PHOTO GALLERY: Collector Con draws variety of costumed characters

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Landon Main was a very convincing Jawa from the "Star Wars" movie.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    With a bazooka in one hand and a cigar in the other, Johanna Rhoads is the British comic character Tank Girl at the Bakersfield Collector Con at the Marriott Hotel.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Seven-year-old Alexis Lopez came as Queen Amidala from the "Star Wars" series.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    The Iron Goblin Studios were on hand at Bakersfield Collector Con with a wide selection of masks. Representing the Bakersfield business were Chad Grady, Raven Carnes and Krisi Main.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    That ol' "Star Wars" gang is back together at Bakersfield Collector Con. From left, a Tusken Raider, a TIE Fighter pilot, Boba Fett, and of course the big man himself, Darth Vader.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Godzilla (Sean Steed) shops for Earthworm Jim action figures at Bill Casey's booth at the Bakersfield Collector Con.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    R2D2 mingles with the crowd at Bakersfield Collector Con Sunday at the Bakersfield Marriott Hotel.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    This Tusken Raider from "Star Wars" was one of the many who showed up in costume at the Bakersfield Collector Con Sunday.

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Kristi Wolverton of Bakersfield signed her very first autograph for Ocean Valdez at Bakersfield Collector Con. Wolverton plays Emma Peoples in the locally produced western "Retribution of the Wolf."

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    By Felix Adamo / The Californian

    Posing with Darth Vader are Paul Herrera,15, as Master Chief from "Halo," and Danielle Walker, 14 as a storm trooper from "Star Wars." Both came down from Porterville for the Bakersfield Collector Con.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

Bakersfield Collector Con was the place to be Sunday for people who love movie characters, comics and collectibles. And lots of people showed up in costume.

Californian photographer Felix Adamo shares these images from the event held at the Bakersfield Marriott Hotel.

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