"Breaking Bad" kicks off its final season this Sunday (July 15, 10 p.m. ET on AMC), and creator Vince Gilligan and stars Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Dean Norris, Anna Gunn and RJ Mitte were on hand at Comic-Con to tease the show's big ending.

But first, there were costumes -- it is Comic-Con, after all! Cranston and Paul came out in hazmat suits, holding a fake baby, while Norris had on a long wig and a cape, bearing his midriff. There were standing ovations all around.

Check out this pictures for proof:


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Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul just came out dressed in their meth lab outfits and I am dead.

Gilligan was very honest about what goes into making "Breaking Bad" so great: "It's a lot blood, sweat and tears. And six great writers."

But have we seen Walt (Cranston) at his worst? "He may get worse, yet," Gilligan said, later adding that this season is all about winning and what it means to stay on top. "Walter has found a new power, and it’s his ego," Cranston said.

That doesn't bode well for his relationships, something Gunn echoed when talking about Skyler (Anna Gunn). "She wants to protect her family, and if that's at the cost of her relationship with Walt, then that's what she's going to do."

"This entire season is just creepy. Unsettling," Paul said.

Part of the unsettling factor? Delving into the aftermath of Gus Fring being gone and the German company that bankrolled him. Madrigal, Gus' bankroll, will be playing a big part this season of "Breaking Bad," and there will be a lot of German subtitles according to Gilligan. Lydia (Laura Fraser), a former associate of Gus, will also play a role this season.

Another new face? Jesse Plemons' new character, Todd, is "incredibly important," according to Gilligan.

"The most revealing teaser 'Breaking Bad' has ever shown," Cranston said, via Hitfix. Gilligan added that there's a shout-out to the pilot in the opening scene that contextualizes things.

What could it be? Here's a hint:


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A certain household product that also appears in the very first episode will be a huge player in the new season.

As for the increasingly awful Walt, Gilligan says "Breaking Bad" Season 5 is the point of no return.


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Walt does something this season that made Vince Gilligan realize he'd lost all sympathy for Walt.

So expect even more tension:


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Cranston says that Season 5 has more tension and stress than ever. Which for Breaking Bad... damn!

Paul previously told GQ that there are even more deaths in "Breaking Bad" Season 5. But could one of those deaths be the main character? Cranston made this comment at Comic-Con:


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Bryan on the end: "Perhaps the happy ending would be that he died."

Tune in to see how it all goes down when "Breaking Bad" returns with the first part of its fifth and final season on Sunday, July 15 at 10 p.m. ET on AMC.

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  • Dean Norris as Hank Schrader

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • Aaron Paul as Jesse Pinkman

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • Jonathan Banks as Mike Ehrmantraut

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • Bob Odenkirk as Saul Goodman

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • Betsy Brandt as Marie Schrader

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • RJ Mitte as Walter White Jr.

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • Anna Gunn as Skyler White

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

  • Bryan Cranston as Walter White

    "Breaking Bad" Season 5 Exclusive Gallery Photo.

Check out our slideshow for more of our "must see" TV picks for San Diego Comic-Con 2012, and be sure to visit HuffPost TV over the next few days for our full coverage of the convention.

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  • DC Comics' Darkness & Light Art Exhibition

    <strong>When:</strong> Mon., July 9 to Sun., July 15 <strong>Where:</strong> Michael J. Wolf Fine Arts, 363 5th Avenue, San Diego, CA 92101 <strong>Why:</strong> If you're a fan of superheroes and villains, you won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind art show, presented to raise awareness and funds for the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa. The unique pairing of comic-inspired art with photography features a large-scale piece of original artwork by Jim Lee, the legendary artist and DC Entertainment co-publisher, featuring the profile of Batman in a color palette inspired by the hues of Africa. <a href="http://www.wecanbeheroes.org/darknessandlight" target="_hplink">More info here.</a>

  • Preview Night Pilot Screenings

    <strong>When:</strong> Wed., July 11 at 6 p.m <strong>Where:</strong> Ballroom 20 <strong>Why:</strong> Warner Bros. continue their annual Preview Night tradition with exclusive world premiere screenings of the pilot episodes of five of the most highly anticipated TV series of the 2012-13 television season: "666 Park Avenue," "Arrow," "The Following," "Revolution" and "Cult."

  • Nerd HQ

    <strong>When:</strong> Thurs., July 12 to Sun., July 15 <strong>Where:</strong> Block No. 16 Union & Spirits, 344 7th Avenue (7th and J), San Diego CA, 92101 <strong>Why:</strong> For the second year running, Zachary Levi's <a href="http://www.thenerdmachine.com" target="_hplink">Nerd Machine</a> presents Nerd HQ, a cornucopia of gaming, technology and nerdtastic "Conversations for a Cause" -- intimate Q&As with some of the industry's biggest stars to benefit <a href="www.operationsmile.org" target="_hplink">Operation Smile</a>. "Conversation" tickets cost $20 and guests include Joss Whedon, Stan Lee, Damon Lindelof and the cast of "Psych." <a href="http://www.thenerdmachine.com/conversation-panel-preview/" target="_hplink">More info here.</a>

  • The "Extra" at Comic-Con Stage

    <strong>When:</strong> Thurs., July 12 to Sat., July 14 <strong>Where:</strong> Bayfront Park between the San Diego Convention Center and the Hilton San Diego Bayfront hotel. <strong>Why:</strong> Free entertainment and a festival atmosphere from noon 'til 10 p.m., including movie screenings of "The Goonies," "Beetlejuice" and the "Friday the 13th" remake; a showcase featuring all six Batmobiles; live performances from The Bacon Brothers, "The Voice's" Tony Lucca and Frenchie Davis; and on-stage interviews with Warner Bros. talent including stars from "The Big Bang Theory," "Childrens Hospital," "Fringe," "Nikita," "Person of Interest," "The Vampire Diaries" and more. <a href="http://comiccon.thewb.com/2012/wbsdccextrastagelineup/" target="_hplink">More info here.</a>

  • The Walking Dead Escape: Live The Apocalypse

    <strong>When:</strong> Thurs., July 12, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Fri., July 13, 1 p.m. - 9 p.m.; Sat., July 14, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.; waves will run every 20 minutes. <strong>Where:</strong> Petco Park in downtown San Diego, CA. <strong>Why:</strong> Do you think you could survive a zombie apocalypse? Now's your chance to prove it as you navigate a ballpark infested with walkers and must climb, crawl, hide and slide your way to safety. "Survivor" tickets cost $75 and participants will receive an Exclusive Special Edition of the 100th Issue of "The Walking Dead." Less daring (but more bloodthirsty) fans can buy spectator tickets for $15. <a href="http://www.thewalkingdeadescape.com/" target="_hplink">More info here.</a>

  • "Nikita" Q&A and Exclusive Video Presentation

    <strong>When:</strong> Thurs., July 12 at 6 p.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Room 6BCF <strong>Why:</strong> Allow me to be self-serving for a moment, because yours truly is moderating this panel. But aside from representing HuffPost TV, the presentation also features the majority of the show's stellar ensemble cast, with Maggie Q, Shane West, Lyndsy Fonseca, Aaron Stanford and Melinda Clarke joining executive producer Craig Silverstein to spill a few secrets about Season 3.

  • "The Big Bang Theory" Screening and Q&A

    <strong>When:</strong> Fri., July 13 at 12:05 p.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Hall H <strong>Why:</strong> For the first time ever in Hall H, the mega-popular TV series returns to Comic-Con for a special screening and a lively discussion. Will Howard "Froot Loops" Wolowitz return from space? Where do things stand with Penny and Leonard? And will unscheduled handholding affect "The Relationship Agreement"?

  • "Firefly" 10th Anniversary Reunion Panel

    <strong>When:</strong> Fri., July 13 at 12:30 p.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Ballroom 20 <strong>Why:</strong> Calling all Browncoats! It's been 10 years since the crew of the Serenity first took flight in "Firefly" and for the first time ever, Science Channel will reunite Captain Mal Reynolds and the crew from the ship. Join Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, Alan Tudyk, Sean Maher, Summer Glau, and many more for a trip down memory lane, some special surprises, and exclusive Science Channel giveaways. SHINY.

  • "Game of Thrones" Panel and Q&A

    <strong>When:</strong> Fri., July 13 at 2:45 p.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Hall H <strong>Why:</strong> Last year's panel was one of the most buzzworthy of Com-Con and now that the series has graduated to Hall H, it's certain to be even bigger. Cast members attending include Alfie Allen, Emilia Clarke, Michelle Fairley, Richard Madden and Rose Leslie, with author George R. R. Martin moderating.

  • EW: "Powerful Women In Pop Culture" Panel

    <strong>When:</strong> Fri., July 13 at 4:15 p.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Ballroom 20 <strong>Why:</strong> Entertainment Weekly presents the "Powerful Women In Pop Culture" (a.k.a. Women Who Kick Ass!) Q&A. The panel features Kristin Bauer van Straten ("True Blood"), Sarah Wayne Callies ("The Walking Dead"), Kristin Kreuk ("Beauty and the Beast"), Nikki Reed ("Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2"), and Anna Torv ("Fringe"). The fan-favorite females will open up about the power and privilege of playing characters that have redefined the rules for women.

  • TV Guide Magazine: "Fan Favorites" Panel

    <strong>When:</strong> Sat., July 14 at 1 p.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Indigo Ballroom, Hilton San Diego Bayfront <strong>Why:</strong> "Fan Favorites" brings together stars from TV's hottest shows for a lively discussion filled with behind-the-scenes scoop. Panelists (subject to change) include Nathan Fillion ("Castle"), David Giuntoli ("Grimm"), Joel McHale ("Community"), Tyler Posey ("Teen Wolf"), Maggie Q ("Nikita"), Matt Smith ("Doctor Who") and more.

  • "Fringe" Panel and Q&A

    <strong>When:</strong> Sun., July 15 at 10 a.m. <strong>Where:</strong> Hall H <strong>Why:</strong> Fringe returns to Comic-Con for its farewell panel to celebrate its fifth and final season. Series stars Anna Torv, Josh Jackson, Lance Reddick, Blair Brown, Jasika Nicole and John Noble, along with executive producer J. H. Wyman, offer a Q&A with fans and an exclusive video presentation. Following the panel is another cult hit, "Supernatural," featuring new showrunner Jeremy Carver, writer Ben Edlund, and cast-members Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, Jim Beaver and Mark Sheppard.

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