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October 6, 2016 7:06 AM Subscribe
Fan conventions, where stars can take home hundreds of thousands of dollars in exchange for a few hours of time, once were the domain of has-beens and sci-fi novelties. But the business has become so lucrative — think $500,000 for Captain America's Chris Evans or The Walking Dead favorite Norman Reedus to appear — that current TV and film stars are popping up at events like Salt Lake City Comic-Con and Heroes and Villains Fan Fest.
The Hollywood Reporter takes a look at the (sometimes a bit shady) world of conventions, from the side of the stars who sign autographs and get their pictures taken with fans.
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