Comic-Con Survival Guide

San Diego Comic-Con is expected to draw more than 130,000 fans to Southern California this year to participate in cosplaying, attend panels, go to film screenings, and learn more about their favorite series. Here are some tips for surviving the four-day conference

A Timeline Of Upcoming Superhero Movies

Following the massive successes of the Spider-Man, Batman, Avengers, and X-Men franchises, studios Marvel and DC Entertainment have announced as many as 40 upcoming superhero movies to be released over the next six years ...

Marvel Reimagines Green Goblin As Left-Handed

NEW YORK—In a month that has already seen several key changes to popular comic book characters, publisher Marvel Comics revealed Monday that a new version of Spider-Man archenemy the Green Goblin would be left-handed.

Batman Turns 75

Sunday marks the 75th anniversary of Batman’s first appearance in DC Comics. Here is a timeline of important events in the evolution of the Caped Crusader from comic book hero to billion-dollar franchise

Superman Turns 75

Superman’s legacy began 75 years ago this month with his first appearance in the inaugural issue of Action Comics, and continued last weekend with the release of the blockbuster film Man Of Steel.

Comic Book Movies Dominate Summer Box Office

With The Avengers having taken in $1.5 billion worldwide, and the final installment of the Batman trilogy due in theaters this month, movie companies are rushing to option more comic book properties.

'Dark Knight Rises' Opts For Lighthearted, Cartoonish Tone

'It's Fun, Like A Comic Book,' Says Christopher Nolan

HOLLYWOOD, CA—Stating that "the time has come for a tonal shift" in the blockbuster series, director Christopher Nolan announced Thursday that the forthcoming Batman film The Dark Knight Rises would take a lighter, more humorous ton...

'Family Circus' Creator Dead

Bil Keane, whose comic strip The Family Circus has appeared in newspapers since 1960, passed away last week at the age of 89.
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Most Anticipated Panels At Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con kicks off tomorrow, and this year’s schedule is packed with must-see events. Here are the most highly-anticipated panels of Comic-Con 2017.

  • The Strain

    Guillermo del Toro will talk about the challenges of setting a vampire show in a world where vampires are no longer popular

  • The Lego Movie

    Rumors are swirling that creators will finally confirm you’ll have to buy your kid a bunch of Unikitty shit now

  • The Walking Dead

    Fans can catch Chris Hardwick hosting his 26th straight panel discussion of the weekend while connected to an IV drip and sitting on a bedpan

  • CBS This Morning

    Attendees will be treated to a reunion panel featuring the entire original cast from the show’s 1987 debut season, with a special appearance by fan favorite meteorologist Craig Allen

  • Rocko

    Director David Fincher will give attendees a sneak peek of his upcoming dark reimagining of Nickelodeon’s Rocko’s Modern Life

  • Breaking Into Comic-Con

    Panelists will guide aspiring panelists in how they can one day be on a panel

  • The Big Bang Theory

    Showrunners will finally address the theory positing that character arcs might expand exponentially until the heat death of the universe

  • DuckTales

    This panel will transport audience members back to a simpler time when it was less embarrassing to admit how much they cared about all of this

  • U.S. 7th Circuit Court Of Appeals

    A panel of three federal judges will rule on whether Wayne Enterprises is in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act

  • Black Mirror

    Those lucky enough to attend will get an exclusive first look at season 4 several milliseconds before it is released on Netflix

  • Hallway Outside Hall H

    Attendees will have the opportunity to ask other fans about the panels they couldn’t make it to

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