You've seen the freaky photos, the footage, maybe the parade itself... or perhaps you coughed up the cash and slathered yourself in Avatar-blue body paint to take part in the mob of superheroes and monsters. But for those of us who didn't have our Predator masks handy, allow one of Atlanta's best improv comedy groups to be your eyes and ears. Automatic Improv's John Mangan bravely marched straight into the belly of the beast and, in the name of journalism (or just our entertainment), sought to find out just what exactly was going on in Downtown Atlanta last weekend:

And in case the sight of a man dressed entirely in alcohol packaging didn't slake your thirst for Dragon*Con goodness, let us point you to the Flickr cluster that may or may not result in a few hours of lost productivity.