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Comic Con Stays In San Diego Through 2018

by Alex Beanon July 2, 2015
With their contract set to expire after this year, the organizers of the San Diego Comic Con have reached a two-year extension to keep the annual convention in San Diego and not in Anaheim or Los Angeles, the two other major suitors for the event. As part of the deal, the city of San Diego […]

Warner Bros Leads Off With Batman V. Superman At 2015 Comic Con In San Diego

by Alex Beanon July 1, 2015
Warner Bros. will not only be leading off their panel at the 2015 Comic Con in San Diego with their signature superhero movie – “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” – but will also be bringing four more stars from the film than they did last year. IN addition to director, Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck […]

Marvel Bails From 2015 San Diego Comic Con

by Alex Beanon March 9, 2015
Marvel Studios is bailing on the 2015 Comic Con in San Diego according to “Guardians of the Galaxy” director James Gunn. Participating in a question & answer session on his Facebook page over the weekend, Gunn was asked if he would be showing up in San Diego for this summer’s Comic Con and promptly disclosed […]

SDCC 2014: Hologram Homer Sued

by Alex Beanon August 15, 2014
A hologram of Homer Simpson that appeared onstage with creator Matt Groening at this year’s Comic Con in San Diego has created a lawsuit opportunity for the company Hologram USA, which claims it owns the technology used to create Hologram Homer and wasn’t contacted for authorization nor paid a licensing fee by Fox to use […]

San Diego Sues Salt Lake Over Comic Con Usage

by Alex Beanon August 10, 2014
The organizers of the San Diego Comic Con are suing the organizers of the Salt Lake Comic Con in Utah over the copyright usage of the term “comic con”. The San Diego-based Comic Con has been synonymous with the term since the event originated there in 1970. The Utah-based event began last year and attracted […]

Holy Dark Knight, Batman! Frank Miller To Appear At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon July 8, 2014
Frank Miller, the man responsible for bringing us “The Dark Knight Returns” in 1986, will be coming to Comic Con in San Diego as part of the festivities surrounding the Caped Crusader’s 75th anniversary. Miller will be part of a Warner Bros. panel entitled “Batman 75: Legends of the Dark Knight,” which will take place […]

Hordak Set To Terrorize Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 25, 2014
Mattel has done the unthinkable – releasing Hordak to terrorize the thousands at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego next month. The Hordak action figure from the “He-Man and the Masters of the Universe” animated show of the 1980s will be offered in “Filmation”-style complete with a robot hand and cannon arm. Additionally, Hordak […]

Archer Action Figure To Debut At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
You knew it had to come sooner or later [phrasing] and it finally has – a six-inch action figure of Sterling Archer, the star secret agent of the FX animated series “Archer”. There will be 1500 of the suave, formal wearing Archer action figures available at the Factory Entertainment booth [#2747] at the 2014 Comic […]

Nickelodeon Scouting For Raw Talent At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Nickelodeon will have their usual heavy presence at the annual Comic Con in San Diego next month and part of that heavy presence will include members of the Nickelodeon animation department manning the official Nickelodeon booth with the express intent of soliciting the raw talents of anybody who thinks they are an animator and might […]

Vegeta Action Figure Will Appear At Comic Con

by Alex Beanon June 23, 2014
Vegeta as he originally appeared – with brown hair and a green-and-orange Saiyan combat suit – will be available as an action figure from Tamashii Nations at the 2014 Comic Con in San Diego. The action figure features four hand parts – including a special scouter crusher hand part – and three face parts. Vegeta […]