Stan Lee, Eliza Dushku to greet fans in N.O.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Halloween may be over, but zombies, vampires and super heroes are descending on New Orleans for this weekend's Wizard World Comic Con convention.

World Wrestling Entertainment champion CM Punk says participating in Comic Con is "like recess at school."

The Chicago native will greet fans at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Saturday to autograph action figures and copies of the Marvel comic book series "Avengers vs. X-Men." He wrote the introduction for the new 12-issue comic book series.

The Comic Con opens Friday at 4 p.m. and continues through Sunday. Highlights include appearances by comic book icon Stan Lee, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star Eliza Dushku a 25th anniversary reunion of the cast of "Star Trek: The Next Generation" on Saturday.

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