16 celebrities who went undercover at Comic Con

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Celebrities sometimes walk around comic conventions in disguises so they can go unnoticed by fans. 
In the past, Daniel Radcliffe has dressed as Spider-Man while Hugh Jackman has dressed as Wolverine. 
Most recently, “The Walking Dead” star Lauren Cohan made a surprise appearance at New York Comic Con, wearing a Freddy costume and revealing her return to the AMC show. 
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Comic conventions are popular events where fans, and even celebrities, take the opportunity to dress up as their favorite characters.

When stars aren’t participating in panels or meet and greets, they sometimes wear disguises to walk around the conventions unnoticed.

Some are quickly recognized (like the time Jack Black wore a Stormtrooper mask) while others fly unde the radar (like Hugh Jackman, who said that no one recognized him in his Wolverine costume). 

Keep reading to see celebrities who went incognito at conventions. 

Hugh Jackman said that he dressed up as his X-Men character, Wolverine, and no one noticed him.
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“I got dressed up in my full Wolverine costume,” the actor said while on stage at San Diego Comic Con in 2013 to promote “X-Men: Days of Future Past.”

“Not one person stopped me. One guy goes, ‘Eh, not bad.’ And another one said, ‘Whoa. Way too tall buddy.'”

“The Walking Dead’s” Lauren Cohan appeared at NYCC in October 2019 in disguise, wearing a Jason mask and dressed as former villain Negan.
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Cohan, who revealed her return to the AMC show, first appeared in the crowd during the “TWD” panel. Her costars initially had no idea it was her and were a bit creeped out.

“Doctor Who” star Matt Smith was unrecognizable in a Bart Simpson mask at SDCC in 2013.
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“No one wanted to talk,” Smith said in a video shared by BBC America. “Everyone was like, ‘Who’s the weird guy trying to talk to me as Bart Simpson?'”

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