Badges for 2012 Comic-Con Quickly Sell Out

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Matt Lewis

Ten thousand badges for the 2012 Comic-Con sold out in a hurry Thursday morning on the first official day of the annual San Diego convention.

Onsite re-registration, open on a first-come, first-serve basis to 2011 Comic-Con patrons, began at 8 a.m. and sold out within an hour.

People began waiting in line Wednesday at about 2:30 p.m., and many were too far back in line to receive a ticket.

A second 10,000-badge wave for next year will be sold Friday at the Douglas Pavilion Manchester Grand Hyatt, located on 1 Market Place. 

Get complete coverage from Comic-Con 2011 here.

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