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Aug06

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 recap

2015 at 11:33 am by admin | Comments Off

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This year’s San Diego Comic-Con was bigger than ever, with dozens of new announcements on the latest movies, comics, toys, games, and more for fans all over the world! With a wide variety of companies and franchises showing off their new and upcoming products, there has been plenty of awesome news and information for visitors to chew on for months to come.

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One of the biggest attractions at the event was the Star Wars panel, which was held in anticipation of the new “The Force Awakens” film’s release this coming December. The panel featured an interview from the famous trio of Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford, whom will reprise their roles as Luke, Leia, and Han in the new film, as well as the slew of new actors and characters. The panel also featured a surprise showing of a Star Wars-themed concert, complete with fireworks display, as well as new information and tidbits about the upcoming film. “The Force Awakens” will be the newest Star Wars film in 10 years, and will release in theaters on December 18th, 2015.



DC and Marvel were also present at the event, showing off new information and trailers for their upcoming superhero movies. Among these reveals was the first full-length trailer for “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”, debuting a number of action scenes between the two titanic superheroes, as well as the first debut of Wonder Woman! Other releases include information on the upcoming Deadpool film, as well as “X-Men: Apocalypse” and other big-name films.

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A number of displays and exclusive figures were also available throughout SDCC, and covered wide range of franchises, including Mario Bros, Star Wars, Power Rangers, Dragon Ball Z, Game of Thrones, Dr. Who, Frozen, various Marvel and DC franchises, and much more. Virtual reality was also a large component of a number of SDCC booths thanks to the Oculus Rift, and companies like Mattel, Legendary Pictures, SyFy, and others took advantage of the newest technology to advertise their upcoming releases and products.

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With so many cool news announcements and releases, this year’s SDCC was just as amazing as fans have come to expect from the annual convention, and has left us all waiting in anticipation for next year!

Jan07

Ant-Man teaser trailer at CES 2015

2015 at 04:05 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Having been in development since 2006, the world was finally treated to our first official look at the upcoming Ant-Man movie at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show! The movie will star Scott Lang, a master thief who steals a shrinking suit from scientist Hank Pym. Lang uses the suit to transform into size-changing hero Ant-Man, whose suit also gives him the means to communicate with small creatures. The trailer gives a glimpse into some of the story, as well as shows off the Ant-Man suit in full for the very first time! Ant-Man is scheduled to release this upcoming July, so look forward to the latest in Marvel’s repertoire of superhero films!

Sep25

Big Hero 6 new trailer released

2014 at 01:02 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Disney and Marvel’s newest upcoming animated movie, “Big Hero 6″, has been gearing up for its fall release in theaters with special trailers, online videos, and figure promotion at events like San Diego Comic-Con. Now, with the movie’s release just over a month away, Disney has released a new trailer, showing off some of the action from the movie as well as detailing some important plot points.



The trailer details some back story between the protagonist, Hiro Hamada, along with his squishy robot Baymax. The trailer also shows off some of the action scenes featuring the two characters and their team of crime fighters, the titular Big Hero 6. The movie is scheduled to debut in theaters on November 7th, 2014, and is sure to deliver on tons of comic book styled action and humor.

Jul30

Star Wars at SDCC

2014 at 02:30 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Star Wars news has been plenty over the past year, with announcements about the latest live-action trilogy directed by J.J. Abrams and the new 3D-animated TV series, Star Wars Rebels, releasing later this year. In order to please eager fans, there was a number of Star Wars-related announcements, exclusives, screenings, and more at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

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One of the biggest Star Wars showings at SDCC this year was the exclusive screening of the first hour-long episode of Star Wars Rebels. The episode, which will air on the Disney Channel this fall, follows the tale of insurgents and their fight against the Galactic Empire, and was accompanied at the SDCC screening by a panel hosted by the executive producers and stars of the show.

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Also announced at SDCC is a trio of brand-new comics from Marvel, based on the original Star Wars trilogy! The first comic, simply titled Star Wars, will retell the battle between Luke, Leia, and Han against Darth Vader after the events of Episode IV. The second comic, Star Wars: Darth Vader, will shift perspectives to Vader himself as he attempts to regain control of his forces after his loss in Episode IV. Finally, a five-issue miniseries titled Star Wars: Princess Leia, will focus on the princess and her ordeals throughout the trilogy. These comics are set to begin releasing in January 2015, and will continue throughout the year.

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Hot Wheels also partnered up with Star Wars this year to reveal their new line of vehicles and play sets based on the iconic franchise. In order to celebrate the occasion, Hot Wheels even commissioned a life-size, fully operational version of their first vehicle in the series, the Darth Vader Car, which was on display at the event. Other small-scale Hot Wheels vehicles shown off at the event include Chewbacca, R2D2, Luke, Yoda, and a Clone Trooper.

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Hasbro’s popular Star Wars Black Series 6″ figures also saw a number of exciting announcements at SDCC. Alongside the appearance of the SDCC-exclusive Jabba the Hutt figure in the Black Series, five brand-new releases in the Black Series were announced and shown at the event: Deluxe Han & Tauntaun set, Luke and Wampa set, TIE Pilot, Han Solo Storm Trooper, and Bounty Hunter Bossk! All of these figures will continue the Black Series trend of releasing screen-accurate renditions of favorite Star Wars characters, with a high amount of articulation and detail.

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Sideshow Collectibles also had a number of new and upcoming releases at their booth, in a wide variety of scales and sizes. Ranging from classics like R2-D2 and the Scout Trooper with his Speeder Bike, there were a few surprises such as the new 1:5 scale statues based on the original Star Wars concept art by artist Ralph McQuarrie. There were even life-size statues at the event, showing off characters like Darth Vader, Yoda, Boba Fett, and Han Solo in carbonite!

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With so many exciting releases to come for Star Wars, from movies and comics to collectibles, it’s a great time to be a Star Wars fan!

Jul16

Big Hero 6 Trailer and Details Revealed

2014 at 03:38 pm by admin | Comments Off

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Ever since the movie’s reveal with a short teaser in May, Big Hero 6 has been a hot topic of discussion around animation fans and comic book enthusiasts across the world. Now, Disney has finally unveiled the first full trailer of Big Hero 6, along with details on the plot and character info!

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Taking a different direction from the Big Hero 6 comic book, the upcoming movie will re-imagine the concept and interactions between the six members of the team. The movie follows young robotics prodigy Hiro Hamada and his closest companion, a robot called Baymax, and their adventures in the city of San Fransokyo.

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Due to the development of a dangerous criminal plot, Hiro is forced to transform Baymax, originally designed for health care and patient assistance, into a fully-armed battle robot, and fight against crime in San Fansokyo alongside the four other members of the Big Hero 6.These include Fred, the laid-back shapeshifter, Go Go Tomago, the tough, athletic, and speedy girl on wheels, plasma man Wasabi, and chemical master Honey Lemon!



Big Hero 6 is set to debut in theatres on November 7, and is shaping up to be an awesome new comic film for newcomers and hardcore fans alike!