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Comic-Cons of the Future will be Bigger, Maybe Not at Comic-Con

Comic-Cons of the Future will be Bigger, Maybe Not at Comic-Con

This year's Comic-Con is still visible in the grand rear view mirror of our hearts, but some people are already thinking about Comic-Con 2014. Amongst them, David Glanzer, the director of marketing and public relations for Comic-Con International, who wants you to know: He's very aware of how hard it is to walk from one end of the main floor to the other.

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JUL
22
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Comic-Con: Winners and Losers From Another Year in San Diego

Comic-Con: Winners and Losers From Another Year in San Diego

Comic-Con 2013 is on the record books. We came, we saw, we ate and drank and laughed and cried, and through it all we tweeted. But! No event would be complete without a totally arbitrary, seat-of-our-pants, totally declaratory Winners and Losers post. Which we are happy to provide to all -- divided, neatly, into buckets for Film and TV. To wit:

FILM

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JUL
22
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Whedon Reveals (Slightly) More About 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Whedon Reveals (Slightly) More About 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

On Saturday, Joss Whedon brought Comic-Con's mammoth Hall H to its metaphorical knees by announcing that the full title of the second Avengers movie was actually The Avengers: Age of Ultron. But with the title prompting all manner of fan speculation, Whedon has started revealing more about what to expect from the movie -- or, to be specific, what not to expect.

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JUL
22
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Amidst Movie and TV Announcements, IDW Teases New Comics

Amidst Movie and TV Announcements, IDW Teases New Comics

If the amount of movie and television announcements from this year's Comic-Con have you wondering whether or not there were actually any comic announcements made at the show, you can rest assured that there were -- and that the most exciting ones came from IDW Publishing, who unleashed a slew of news about unexpected new projects, revivals and at least one upcoming comic that seems too weird to be true.

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JUL
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Comic-Con: Stuntmen Save Woman Dangling From Balcony (Video)

Comic-Con: Stuntmen Save Woman Dangling From Balcony (Video)

Movie stuntmen turned into real heroes at San Diego Comic-Con this weekend, saving a woman dangling from a 14th-floor balcony.

The men were setting up a live event for a convention party when they heard screams from across the street on Thursday, the first day of this year's gathering, ABC News reported.

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JUL
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Choosing the Perfect 'Doctor Who' Star (Opinion)

Choosing the Perfect 'Doctor Who' Star (Opinion)

If Doctor Who showrunner Steven Moffat is to be believed -- always a dicey proposition, given his love of teasing or simply outright misleading fans and press when it comes to potentially spoilerish information about the show -- then we have until December until Matt Smith, the current face of the BBC's long-serving Time Lord, is replaced by a twelfth -- or, perhaps, thirteenth, depending on what happens with John Hurt in this November's anniversary special -- incarnation.

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JUL
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Comic-Con: Marvel Reveals Title, Villain for 'Avengers' Sequel

Comic-Con: Marvel Reveals Title, Villain for 'Avengers' Sequel

And how did Marvel top DC's announcement of a Batman-Superman team-up movie and Fox bringing the entire cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past on stage?

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JUL
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Comic-Con: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Cast Sends Hall H Into Frenzy

Comic-Con: 'X-Men: Days of Future Past' Cast Sends Hall H Into Frenzy

Fox brought out the entire cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past for Comic-Con, sending Hall H into pandemonium.

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JUL
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Comic-Con: Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock Define 'Gravity'

Comic-Con: Alfonso Cuaron, Sandra Bullock Define 'Gravity'

Director Alfonso Cuaron almost apologized for Gravity's teaser trailer during Saturday's Comic-Con panel. 

The filmmaker, admired for his sci-fi film Children of Men, explained the fiery explosions and quick cuts in that clip. "They put in explosions [in the trailer]. As we know, there is no sound in space. In the film, we don’t do that," he said.

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JUL
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Comic-Con: 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer Debuts at Lionsgate Panel (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Trailer Debuts at Lionsgate Panel (Video)

SAN DIEGO -- The Hunger Games: Catching Fire cast made their first appearance in Hall H during Lionsgate's panel Saturday.

The crowd was fired up when a brand new trailer from the film debuted, showing all the action leading up to the Quarter Quell. As with the promotional footage shown before the first film, there was only a very brief glimpse of the actual arena. In the final moment of the tension-filled trailer, Katniss (Jennifer Lawrence) is seen standing on her platform in the arena, surrounded by water.

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JUL
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Comic-Con: Tom Cruise Promotes 'Edge of Tomorrow'

Comic-Con: Tom Cruise Promotes 'Edge of Tomorrow'

Tom Cruise made his first ever Comic-Con appearance for Edge of Tomorrow, his sci-fi action movie for Warner Bros. previously titled All You Need Is Kill.

Cruise had the crowd roaring from his first step and then kicked up the showmanship a notch when he belted out a few lines from I Want to Know What Love Is with moderator Chris Hardwick. Cruise played Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages and he mentioned that Hardwick played the part when the play was just a small stage production in L.A.

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JUL
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It's Official: Warner Bros. Reveals Batman and Superman Film Plans

It's Official: Warner Bros. Reveals Batman and Superman Film Plans

The two most iconic DC Comics heroes are officially teaming up for their big-screen debut together. On Saturday at Comic-Con, Warner Bros. officially announced a Batman and Superman tentpole.

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JUL
20
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Superman and Batman Film Set for Comic-Con Reveal

Superman and Batman Film Set for Comic-Con Reveal

After decades of fighting evil solo, Batman and Superman will finally be teaming up on the big screen, multiple sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter

Warner Bros. is expected to announce at its Hall H panel that as the follow-up to Man of Steel, it is pairing two of the most recognizable superheroes in the world for a one-two punch that will be directed by Zack Snyder.

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JUL
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Nerd Culture and Comic-Con: More New Stuff, Please (Opinion)

Nerd Culture and Comic-Con: More New Stuff, Please (Opinion)

If you have a thing for birthday candles and anniversary parties, this year's Comic-Con is likely to make you very happy indeed. In addition to 2013 being the 75th anniversary of the first appearance of Superman -- let's just put that whole killing people thing down to a mid-life crisis, shall we?

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