This photo provided by courtesy of Mattel, Inc. shows the "Hot Wheels Life-Sized Darth Vader Car." (AP Photo/Mattel, Inc., Jeffrey Moustache)
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When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the annual celebration of pop culture lifting off Thursday in San Diego, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel.Inside the colorful design center -- a Hot Wheels-themed shuttle bus transports employees from Mattel's parking garage -- the designers have spent the past year working on 10 toys created especially for the Comic-Con crowd, including a replica of the Batmobile from the upcoming game "Batman: Arkham Knight" and a 9-inch-tall action figure of Superman killer Doomsday.Mattel's exclusives this year run between $20 and $85, but elite toys can fetch much more when they're put up for auction.
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