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Batman Ben Affleck Swoops into Comic-Con

Batman Ben Affleck Swoops into Comic-Con
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People magazine reports that Ben Affleck made a surprise appearance at Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday, joining the "Justice League — Part One" panel.

Ben, who is directing the next "Batman" installment, showed up alongside fellow DC directors David Ayer ("Suicide Squad"), Patty Jenkins ("Wonder Woman"), Zack Snyder ("Justice League"), Rick Famuyiwa ("The Flash"), and James Wan ("Aquaman").

Ben charmed the crowed by geeking out and taking a picture of the audience, saying, "I've never done this before, it’s kind of nerdy. It’s just not going to happen again, it’s kind of a cool moment for me."

As the most recent actor to embody Batman, Ben spoke about the honor with reverence, calling it "one of the most iconic characters of contemporary [times]," and saying, "I’m deeply honored and thrilled to get a chance to do it. Thank you for giving me the opportunity."

The "Justice League — Part One" footage shown to the crowd was very well-received, focusing on Ben's Batman recruiting the various members of the squad.

You'll have to wait until November 17, 2017, for "Justice League — Part One."

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