These are my notes and observations from the four-day weekend of Comic-Con International 2014. They are very late. Right before attending this show I accepted a position as Festival Director of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, a show starting in 2016 with a launch event in 2015. Show More Summary
WISHING YOU THE VERY BEST THIS HOLIDAY SEASON! Happy Holidays from Comic-Con International! Comic-Con International wishes you the very best this holiday season and a happy New Year! Read more
Battlestar, drawn by Mike Gustovich at that near-legendary San Diego Comic-Con I attended waytoo many years ago. Before I get into this month's character focus, I've got a quick question for you guys: Are any of you reading these particular...Show More Summary
After Legendary Pictures surprised Comic-Con audiences with the announcement of a new King Kong prequel called Skull Island, the studio hired Kings of Summer director Jordan Vogt-Roberts to get behind the camera and Thor and The Avengers villain Tom Hiddleston to lead the film. Show More Summary
"We found out this week that weed is still kinda illegal here," Seth Rogen tells me, while pouring a straight-from-the-bottle shot of tequila into my mouth. Rogen is feeding booze to a small crowd of fans—who stand before him like baby...Show More Summary
Marvel's new free to play mobile brawler, which they originally announced at Comic-Con in July and soft-launched in October, is now officially available worldwide. Called Marvel Contest of Champions [Free], the game puts a large cast of Marvel characters, both heroes and villains, at your disposal as you use them to battle in the Contest
If the Comic-Con trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road was “high-speed, adrenaline-pumping glory,” as I wrote over the summer, the newest trailer is all that on steroids. There are explosions, yes, and chase scenes, and massive battles set to a classical score—all the things of action movies going back decades. Show More Summary
Back in July, people lost their shit over the Comic-Con trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road, and now here’s the official trailer (above) where an equal to if not greater than amount of shit is being lost even though I’m pretty sure we just had a discussion about Hollywood’s lack of creativity, and how suckers Read More...
After decades of development, we’re finally seeing the next chapter in George Miller‘s Mad Max saga. Months after the reveal of the teaser trailer at this years San Diego Comic-Con comes the first full two and a half face melting minutes of Mad Max: Fury Road in the form of a full theatrical trailer. In Millers own […]
"Here they come again." If the Comic-Con teaser footage this past summer wasn't enough to get you excited about Mad Max: Fury Road, this new theatrical trailer should do the trick. Even if you aren't familiar with the early installments...Show More Summary
"Bye, bye, Bilbo!" There is no bigger J.R.R. Tolkien fan than Stephen Colbert. He hosted the Hall H panel for The Hobbit at Comic-Con this summer, and appears in small cameo roles in the recent three movies (not to mention he can out-trivia anyone). Show More Summary
Pixar President Jim Morris recently spoke at the Comic-Con Experience in Brazil, revealing more details and the primary setting for the upcoming "Finding Nemo" sequel, "Finding Dory." Set several months after its predecessor, Marlin, Nemo and Dory all live together on the same reef. Show More Summary
While appearing at the Comic-Con experience in Sao Paolo, Brazil, Jason Momoa offered some details about his upcoming role as Arthur Curry AKA Aquaman in the DC Cinematic Universe. Thanks to twitter user DCU Movie Page, read what he said below: He is signed for four DC films. Show More Summary
Here. They sneak-previewed most of what's here in July during Comic-Con International, and have confirmed on a lot of it in bits and pieces since then, but now it's official. Those look like strong seasons; we are in a rare time period for consistent, quality work from our established publishers.
During Comic-Con this past summer, there was a rather uneventful panel for the video game adaptation The Last of Us. Yes, producer Sam Raimi was on hand with the game's director Neil Druckmann and game studio Naughty Dog's co-presidents...Show More Summary
Maisie Williams, best known as Arya Stark on HBO's "Game of Thrones," has been informally attached to the film adaptation of THE LAST OF US since San Diego Comic-Con in July, when it was announced Sam Raimi would be producing the project. Show More Summary
The first trailer for 'Terminator Genisys' will premiere at the Comic-Con Experience in Sao Paulo, Brazil on December 4th. [...]
The grand jury's decision in Ferguson sparked a series of disturbing and inflammatory tweets from a Comic-Con International volunteer.
God bless Rich Johnston and his team at Bleeding Cool for assembling the mini-Twitter rampage of Bill Purcell, a self-identified Comic-Con committee member and I'm guessing longtime volunteer. This way I don't have to read this stuff any more than necessary. Show More Summary
Alfred and Bruce are going find a way to communicate on FOX's Gotham, beginning with this Monday's episode, "Lovecraft." At New York Comic-Con, Sean Pertwee teased what to expect in that respect going forward and executive producer/director Danny Cannon discussed the city itself.