Candice Accola King Meets Stan Lee, Finds Marvel Alter Ego (PHOTOS)
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Candice Accola King Meets Stan Lee, Finds Marvel Alter Ego (PHOTOS)

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Candice Accola King regularly lives our dream life — so why would this past weekend be any different?

Well, for one, the Vampire Diaries star was spending her time at Fan Expo Dallas and in addition to signing autographs herself met with some very influential figures.

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We’re sure he wasn’t the 29-year-old’s only celeb spotting, but this photo with comic book icon Stan Lee is the big takeaway from June 5’s festivities.

“Got to meet this stud today at #fanexpodallas,” the CW star penned. “Don’t be jealous @josekingseco! Was an honor to meet you Mr. Stan Lee. I wonder who I’ll get to meet tomorrow.”

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In addition to meeting this legend, it seems as though the new mom has found her nerdy second self in The Dazzler, a blonde superheroine and X-Men regular whose powers convert sound vibrations into light and energy beams.

I've officially found my comic superhero alter ego... #thedazzler

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“I’ve officially found my comic superhero alter ego… #thedazzler,” the Texas native wrote.

While we doubt this means she’s a shoo-in for whatever lies ahead in the Marvel movie and TV universe, we have to admit she’s a dead ringer for the powerful mutant and definitely has the ability to strap on some spandex.

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Should we start petitioning for this to be Candice’s first post-Caroline Forbes role? We think so.

The Vampire Diaries Season 8 airs this fall on The CW.