Big TV/Movies Update

In the last day we had two major developments in con news. On the movies side, the New York Times dropped this story explaining how many movie studios are skipping the con entirely this year, fearing fan backlash or wasted money. On the TV side, Seat 42f launched their annual list of what shows will be at the con and being a ... Read More »

Cowboys & Aliens will Likely Premiere at Petco Park!

UPDATE: The park must not have worked out as Favreau just announced through his Twitter “World premiere at San Diego Civic Theater Saturday night, 7/23. Printing tix for 2000 fans!” Just moments ago the LA Times Hero Complex blog announced that Cowboys & Aliens will be having its big premiere at this year’s SDCC. Director Jon Favreau has always been ... Read More »

USA Announces Their SDCC Lineup

Yesterday, two shows from the USA Network took to their respective social media portals and announced the awesome news, they’re going to Comic-Con. Unfortunately two other fan favorites were mysteriously silent and today we learned they’d be skipping the con entirely. Which shows? Read on! Read More »

SDCC Newbie Guide – Part II: Merchandise [Updated for 2012]

For those going to SDCC for the first time this year, your expectations are that you are going to get swag. A lot of it. And you are correct. Bags, t-shirts, posters, comics and other tchotchkes handed out seemingly at every turn on the show floor. And that’s in addition to all the stuff you’re going to buy at the ... Read More »

Preliminarily Hobbit Panel Details

The good news is that Comic-Con has started sending out panel confirmations to each group that’s putting one on. The bad news is this doesn’t really affect us. Most of these hosts will keep the info private for at least a few weeks and might not even say anything until the full schedule drops very close to the con. Some ... Read More »

Reboots vs The Con

Around the time that the new Ghost Rider film was confirmed for the con, two other films also locked in appearances. The Amazing Spider-Man took to their official site and launched a “Face Of The Fan” contest where you can submit a video saying why they should send you to SDCC to meet with the talent for the film. At the ... Read More »

Ghost Rider Sequel Set for the Con

The Ghost Rider sequel, scheduled to hit theaters in 2012, looks like it will be giving us all nightmares with some sort of presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor, the dynamic directing duo who gave us Crank and its sequel Crank 2: High Voltage, will be directing Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance with Nicolas ... Read More »

The Movies of SDCC 2011

The debate on whether or not Comic-Con can really help a movie’s box office continues to rage on, but studios haven’t seemed to notice. They know SDCC is still an amazing place to get the buzz going or bring it to a massive level for the films that can impress the crowds. 2011 is looking to be one of the biggest years ... Read More »

The Returning TV Shows of SDCC 2011

Who says there isn’t anything worth watching on TV? It’s evident the networks haven’t abandoned the SDCC crowd, based on the line-up of new shows scheduled for summer and fall. This, on top of the shows returning to the airwaves in 2011, will undoubtedly give our DVRs a workout. Let’s take a look at which returning TV shows might be ... Read More »