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Could Comic-Con Leave San Diego After 2016?

Could Comic-Con Leave San Diego After 2016?

The future of San Diego Comic-Con is slightly more uncertain following the San Diego City Council’s decision Tuesday not to appeal a court ruling that would end plans to expand the city’s convention center — plans that were a primary motivator in Comic-Con organizers extending their previous agreement with the city.

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San Diego Comic-Con Sues Utah Convention Over Name

San Diego Comic-Con Sues Utah Convention Over Name

Organizers of the biggest comic-book convention in the nation sued their counterparts in Salt Lake City over the event's name, saying it confuses fans into thinking the two are affiliated. 

San Diego Comic-Con's lawsuit, which was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Southern California, says the use of "comic con" in Salt Lake Comic Con's name constitutes federal trademark infringement. 

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How Comic-Con Helped Josh Brolin Understand Thanos

How Comic-Con Helped Josh Brolin Understand Thanos

Josh Brolin just made his official debut as cosmic villain Thanos in Guardians of the Galaxy, but he’s already talking about the role as being “like doing the best series you could ever do,” adding that, at Marvel, “you know you're taken care of, you know the manifestations are good, you know these people are at the top of their game.”

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Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Creators Talk About Their New Series

Marvel's 'Star Wars' Comic Book Creators Talk About Their New Series

As announced Saturday, Marvel Entertainment will visit a galaxy far, far Away in early 2015, with three new comic book series launching and solo series for both Darth Vader and Princess Leia joining a core title called, simply, Star Wars.

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Comic-Con: 'Batkid Begins' Director Reveals Who Young Hero Thinks Batman Really Is (Q&A)

Comic-Con: 'Batkid Begins' Director Reveals Who Young Hero Thinks Batman Really Is (Q&A)

Batkid captured the hearts of the geek community and beyond when he saved San Francisco last year, and now a documentary about him is headed to Comic-Con.

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Comic-Con: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Hitting Theaters in 2017

Comic-Con: 'Guardians of the Galaxy 2' Hitting Theaters in 2017

There's more Guardians of the Galaxy on the way.

Marvel ended its Hall H panel Saturday announcing the date for Guardians of the Galaxy 2, a sequel to the space adventure that opens next week.

In a mock video showing star Chris Pratt and director James Gunn, the release date was revealed to be July 28, 2017.

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Comic-Con: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez Want 'Sin City 3'

Comic-Con: Frank Miller, Robert Rodriguez Want 'Sin City 3'

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For co-directors Frank Miller and Robert Rodriquez returned to Comic-Con ten years after debuting footage from the original film in San Diego.

According to Miller, the groundbreaking comic book creator of the series, he and Rodriguez already have thoughts for a third outing.

"Robert and I are already talking about Sin City 3," Miller told the crowd. "So you'd better show up for number two or they won't pay for it."

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Comic-Con: Marvel Unveils Three New 'Star Wars' Comic Book Series for 2015

Comic-Con: Marvel Unveils Three New 'Star Wars' Comic Book Series for 2015

Come January 2015, the Force will be with Marvel Entertainment. Not only is that the month when the publisher will release the first in a series of hardcover collections featuring Marvel's original Star Wars comics, published concurrently with the original trilogy, but it's also the month which launches a new line of Star Wars comic books, created by high-profile creators including Jason Aaron, Kieron Gillen and John Cassaday.

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Comic-Con: Legendary Sets King Kong Film 'Skull Island' for 2016

Comic-Con: Legendary Sets King Kong Film 'Skull Island' for 2016

Legendary has set King Kong film Skull Island for November 4, 2016.

It announced the film with a surprise teaser at the very end of its Hall H Comic-Con panel. Footage of an ancient island flashed on screen, with a voiceover comparing it to the very early days of the Earth. It was stormy, with lighting and glimpses of creatures.

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Comic-Con: Guillermo del Toro Wows With First Look at 'Crimson Peak'

Comic-Con: Guillermo del Toro Wows With First Look at 'Crimson Peak'

Guillermo del Toro pumped up the Hall H crowd with a first look at Crimson Peak.

"It's a gothic romance," he said, adding that Legendary allowed him to make it the way he wanted: R-rated, violent and beautiful.

Del Toro then showed the very first look at the film, still 18 months away from release. The creepy footage showed stars Mia Wasikowska, Jessica Chastain and Charlie Hunnam slinking around an old Victorian mansion.

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Comic-Con: 'Godzilla 2' Monsters Revealed, 'Warcraft' Footage Teased (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Godzilla 2' Monsters Revealed, 'Warcraft' Footage Teased (Video)

Legendary's Thomas Tull kicked off the studio's Hall H panel with a little taste of the followup to Godzilla.

After introducing a video message from director Gareth Edwards, a teaser featuring stock historical footage and a voiceover from JFK revealed that there are more threats out there. The Comic-Con crowd went wild as three creature names flashed on screen, with grainy, old school footage of the Godzilla classics flashing on screen, along with their names: Rodan, Mothra and Ghidorah.

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New 'Star Wars: Rebels' Clips Tease Villains, Cameos to Come (Video)

New 'Star Wars: Rebels' Clips Tease Villains, Cameos to Come (Video)

Released Thursday to coincide with the show’s panel at San Diego Comic-Con, a new trailer for Disney and Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: Rebels gives a glimpse of the origins of the Rebel Alliance that will one day overthrow Darth Vader and the Galactic Empire—and another new scene, revealed at Thursday's panel and released online on Friday showed the series' villain, the Inquisitor in action.

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Comic-Con: 'Firefly' Cast Reunites for Online Game (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Firefly' Cast Reunites for Online Game (Video)

It might not be the full-scale relaunch of the television series that fans have been asking for, but the news that the cast of the late, lamented Firefly are reuniting for the online game Firefly Online is, nonetheless … well, pretty shiny.

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Comic-Con: How Nathan Fillion Became Captain Kirk, Chris Hardwick Went 'Back to the Future' (Video)

Comic-Con: How Nathan Fillion Became Captain Kirk, Chris Hardwick Went 'Back to the Future' (Video)

How do you get the Comic-Con crowd to get even more excited about fanboy faves like Nathan Fillion and Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany? Slap a Starfleet uniform or Shaun of the Dead blood-spattered shirt on them.

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