Those were just a few of the settings for swanky Comic-Con parties attended by celebrities throughout the weekend.
On Friday night, video game publisher Ubisoft Entertainment hosted a swashbuckling soiree on a ship docked next to the seaside San Diego Convention Center. On board, attendees such as Aaron Eckhart and Julie Benz danced in the ship's bay and played Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Just Dance 4. No one was forced to walk the plank.
Across town the same evening, Kick-Ass 2 actors Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Donald Faison held court at an event celebrating their superhero sequel and Playboy magazine in a parking lot transformed into a carnival with tequila-infused popsicles and bungee-jumping stations.
The cast and crew of A&E's Bates Motel, including Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore, toasted their Psycho spin-off Saturday with an intimate affair at a restaurant. Attendees were invited to pose for photos in a space mimicking a room in the Bates Motel. Mother!
In picture: Scarlett Johansson at the Captain America: The Winter Soldier meet
Text and images: AP