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Since James Wan is still filming Aquaman, it won’t be out for well over a year. Happily Wan sent Jason Momoa from Australia, where the movie is being filmed, to Comic-Con to show fans a little something from the film—but only the few thousand fans who made into the Warner Bros. panel. But that’s not going to stop us…Read more...

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We’ve not heard a lot about Warner Bros.’ Flash movie lately—especially as it still doesn’t have a director. But moments ago at Comic-Con, we just got seeming confirmation that the movie is going in a new direction by adapting the infamous Flashpoint storyline.Read more...

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The finale episode of Riverdale’s first season saw Archie’s dad gunned down in a shocking act of violence—one that casts a sinister specter over the first look at season two, which sees Archie and living fear of a potential killerRead more...

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Of the many villains that Danny Rand faced in Netflix’s Iron Fist, a case could be there was none greater than Scott Buck, the series’ showrunner, who gave the series an unlikable Danny Rand, too many boring Rand Corporation board meetings, and a dearth of fight scenes that actually looks cool. But it’s just been…Read more...

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The Exorcist begins shooting its second season next week, so show brought no new trailer or even images to Comic-Con this year. But thanks to the cast and crew, we still got some insights into what to expect from the surprisingly excellent horror series come September 29, as the spooky show shifts locations and adds…Read more...

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Look, I’m just saying. This new Justice League poster is either the movie’s loving tribute to the heroic art of Alex Ross, or Batman somehow convinced his teammates to do their own cover of Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody.” Either way, it makes for a damn good image.Read more...

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Steven Spielberg came to San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to reveal the first footage from Ready Player One, the film adaptation of Ernie Cline’s scifi, nostalgia filled book. And the footage delivered big, sweeping, pop culture fun.Read more...

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The series of events that led to Duke Thomas becoming a masked vigilante were shaped by tragedy and pain, but like most of Bruce Wayne’s young proteges, the traumas of his past are what drives him to patrol Gotham’s dangerous streets. Following the events of We Are Robin, Duke gave up being Robin to stand by Batman’s…Read more...

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Between David Tennant, Community’s Danny Pudi, the hope of new footage, and the immense amount of nostalgia has for the beloved Disney cartoon, the DuckTales panel at San Diego Comic-Con was packed. And boy, did Disney XD make it worth their while.Read more...

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Amidst all the craziness of San Diego Comic-Con, with its plethora of movies, shows, and hype, it’s easy to forget the reason the convention exists in the first place: comic books. Luckily, the Eisner Awards is here to remind us what Comic Con is really about, and highlight the best in the comic book industry.Read more...

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Thursday’s DC Animated Universe panel at San Diego Comic-Con was a fairly subdued affair. But apparently DC and Warner Bros. saved all their big surprises for last night’s premiere of Batman and Harley Quinn—because now we know that not one, not two, not three, but four more major DC animated movies are on the way.Read more...

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Have you ever tried to explain the X-Men comics to a friend who doesn’t really read comic books? I mean, like all of their various adventures and plotlines and alternate timelines and deaths and resurrections? Of course not, that would be virtually impossible—and that’s exactly what Hip-Hop Family Tree creator Ed…Read more...

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The first Lego Movie had the surprise of its material to work with. Lego Batman had, well, Batman. What can the Lego Ninjago movie do to keep things fresh? we wondered. According to this shockingly great new trailer the answer is: A lot of things, because the movie looks downright insane.Read more...

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Parties at Comic-Con almost always have an entertainment theme or sponsor. It’s how companies and websites pay for them. Most are pretty subtle but when Sony teamed up with IGN to do a Dark Tower party, they went straight to the Stephen King source material to find their inspiration.Read more...

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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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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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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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