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Quite obviously, the cast of what may be TV’s most spoiler-protected show ever wasn’t going to march out onto Comic-Con’s Hall H stage and start spilling secrets, especially in the absence of David Lynch. In fact, they couldn’t even if they wanted to—aside from perhaps MacLachlan, the actors are only allowed to read…Read more...

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You feel it, don’t you? That twitch in the corner of your eye? The tickle in the back of your throat? That inexplicable desire to hop onto the next flight to San Diego? Worry not, dear friends. You’ve got a textbook case of Con Crave and we’ve got just what you need to calm it down: a boatload of everything that we…Read more...

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As is their tradition, Marvel and Netflix didn’t just bring a clip of their latest show to their panel. They brought the whole first episode, and we have a spoiler-free review. Short version: It’s awesome.Read more...

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In The Force Awakens, we learned Leia Organa had spent the 30 years since Return of the Jedi kicking ass and taking names as the head of the Resistance. But even though it’s been over two years since the movie, the mighty General has yet to get an action figure of her awesome, elder self. Hasbro’s finally decided to…Read more...

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This year’s Game of Thrones Comic-Con panel was pretty unique. In past years, the season is usually over by July so the panel mainly looks back. This year, though, with the current season just starting, there wasn’t much the panel could talk about or show. So it became a pretty free-flowing, all-over-the-place…Read more...

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posted about 13 hours ago on io9
The Defenders have taken over Comic-Con in a big way Friday evening giving us teasers for Punisher, a taste of what’s to come in Iron Fist, and even for fans attending the panel, a sneak peak of Defenders’ first episode. But for us at home, we get this glorious new trailer to revel in, and it’s so, so good.Read more...

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The “Danger Zone” is about to get a whole lot more tropical. FX revealed at San Diego Comic-Con that season nine of Archer will be subtitled Danger Island, taking place on a remote beach in the South Pacific in 1939, where Sterling will be an eyepatch-wearing seaplane pilot. This sounds fantastic.Read more...

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posted about 14 hours ago on io9
Before the Defenders panel kicked off at San Diego Comic-Con, Jon Bernthal stepped out to introduce a short clip of the upcoming Punisher series. And it’s exactly what you’d expect, for good or ill. Read more...

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The next season of Netflix’s Iron Fist show just a hell of a lot more interesting—because Marvel just confirmed that the cast is getting an upgrade in the form of one of the best parts of another Netflix show: Luke Cage’s Misty Knight.Read more...

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The cast and crew of Fox’s new show set somewhere in the X-Men cinematic/television universe descended upon Comic-Con today with one of the more impressive panels of the week so far and plenty of new information about the series. Read more...

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Zombie stories almost always have the same end game: Either humanity finds a cure, or everyone dies. In Friday’s Walking Dead panel at San Diego Comic-Con, franchise creator Robert Kirkman said definitely his show will never, ever, look for a solution to the undead apocalypse. (Looks like everyone dying is still on…Read more...

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posted about 15 hours ago on io9
Like any superhero movie worth its salt, Big Hero 6 was never a story about how a bunch of kids and their overprotective robo-friend saved the day using their special abilities, but rather about how the only superpowers a person really needs are friendship and teamwork.From the looks of this new clip from Disney XD’s…Read more...

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Preacher’s Comic-Con trailer, as new villain Herr Starr exclaims in the climax of this trailer, needs to be seen to be believed. And when you hear the context of that quote, you’ll know why the show’s new villain is its weirdest yet.Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on io9
The world of comics has been without giant, burly scifi soldiers carving bloody messes into alien hordes with their chainsaw guns for far too long since Wildstorm’s Gears of War comic came to an end in 2012. But good news for COG fans: the series is making a triumphant, gory return thanks to IDW.Read more...

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Yesterday, Legendary unveiled the host of new Jaegers that will be the giant, metallic stars of Pacific Rim Uprising. Now we’ve got some official pictures of the toys that let us get up close and personal with the next iteration of badass, big-screen, monster-fighting mecha.Read more...

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Blade Runner 2049 promises to return audiences to a world that helped define modern cyberpunk. For this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, that means transporting fans back to the future... and yes, that includes an actual transport.Read more...

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posted about 17 hours ago on io9
It might be a match made in hell. Todd McFarlane, creator of Image Comics’ flagship character Spawn, has announced he’s partnering with Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions—the company that produced Jordan Peele’s critically acclaimed horror-suspense movie Get Out—to bring the character back to the big screen.…Read more...

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The third season finale of CW’s iZombie changed the game—and basically the entire world. Humans know about zombies now, and (New) Seattle will be the testing grounds for whether the two groups can live—and unlive, I guess—side-by-side. Based on the show’s panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, odds aren’t looking…Read more...

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posted about 18 hours ago on io9
The team that’s bringing Confederate, the just-announced alt-history drama in which the south secedes from the Union after a second Civil War and maintains slavery in present-day America, to HBO have heard the many, many concerns expressed about the series, and have an answer: We understand, but please hold your…Read more...

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Timothy Zahn’s highly anticipated return to the world of Star Wars books with his most beloved character Thrawn has been one of the highlights of Star Wars this year, full stop. So we’re very excited at the news that it’s forming the basis of a brand new Marvel comic miniseries.Read more...

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posted about 19 hours ago on io9
Steven and the Crystal Gems took on Comic-Con at Steven Universe’s very own panel today—and in-between beautiful live songs and some fun tidbits from creator Rebecca Sugar, we got some brief details about what to expect next on the series... like murder.Read more...

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Between a series cryptic teaser images and an even more difficult to parse prelude comic, we knew that DC’s upcoming Dark Nights: Metal series was going to involve dark, alternate reality versions of the Justice League. But we had no idea they would all be quite this twisted—or that they were all going to be half…Read more...

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Last night, we learned that Cult is the subtitle of American Horror Story’s seventh season, which is themed around the 2016 presidential election and will apparently involve the return of Freak Show’s dreaded Twisty the Clown. Now we’ve got our first teaser. And indeed, it is bursting with evil clowns.Read more...

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When we last left the cast of Fear the Walking Dead a very shady alliance had begun to be brokered. Well, in the trailer for the second half of season three, it seems pretty obvious that’s not going to hold.Read more...

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posted about 21 hours ago on io9
Very few things in the world excited us as much as the news that the cruelly truncated Young Justice would be returning for a third season in 2018 on a new DC streaming service. The announcement was light on details, but thanks to crowded early morning panel at San Diego Comic-Con we now know that the season will be…Read more...

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