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2014 Eisner Award Nominees Announced

2014 Eisner Award Nominees Announced

The nominees for the 2014 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards have been announced, ahead of the awards ceremony during this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

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JAN
10
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Comic-Con Only Selling Single Day Passes for 2014 Show

Comic-Con Only Selling Single Day Passes for 2014 Show

Fans who planned on attending every day of this summer's San Diego Comic-Con may find doing so slightly more difficult than usual, with Comic-Con International announcing that it will no longer be selling passes to the entire event in 2014.

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DEC
20
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Comic-Con Announces Its First 2014 Guests

Comic-Con Announces Its First 2014 Guests

From our current location in the deep midwinter of 2013, San Diego Comic-Con 2014 seems very far away indeed. That's not the case, however -- a fact pressed home by the announcement of the first 20 guests of next July's show.

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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
20
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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
20
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Comic-Con: 'Veronica Mars' Releases Teaser Trailer, Behind-the-Scenes Reel (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Veronica Mars' Releases Teaser Trailer, Behind-the-Scenes Reel (Video)

SAN DIEGO -- The Veronica Mars movie is no longer a hypothetical.

After treating fans at Comic-Con to a first glimpse at the upcoming Kickstarter-funded feature, the Warner Bros. film unleashed behind-the-scenes footage and the first proper trailer online late Friday night.

STORY: 'Veronica Mars' Movie Panel Unleashes First Footage, Fan Love

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JUL
19
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Comic-Con: 'Veronica Mars' Movie Panel Unleashes First Footage, Fan Love

Comic-Con: 'Veronica Mars' Movie Panel Unleashes First Footage, Fan Love

Given the years of skeptical waiting leading up to the Veronica Mars movie finally becoming a reality, the wheels moved surprisingly fast once it had a green light.

An overwhelming response to the Kickstarter campaign preceded the start of production by just a few months -- and with the principal photography wrapping Monday, much of the cast joined the defunct TV series' creator and champion Rob Thomas for their first taste of celebration (and new footage) at Comic-Con.

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JUL
19
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Comic-Con: Edgar Wright, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg Talk 'World's End'

Comic-Con: Edgar Wright, Nick Frost, Simon Pegg Talk 'World's End'

It was a British geek invasion of Hall H as Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost, the men behind The World’s End, entertained a packed house. World’s End is the third movie from director Wright and his two actor cohorts, part of what is has become known as the Corneto Trilogy.

And on Friday the trio revealed the secret behind the trilogy's name: Ice cream.

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JUL
19
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Comic-Con: 'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley's Plans for a Zombie Apocalypse? Tobacco (Video)

Comic-Con: 'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley's Plans for a Zombie Apocalypse? Tobacco (Video)

In Divergent, the main characters are dealing with plenty of life-threatening situations after they join the Dauntless, a group of people tasked with being the warriors of society.

But one thing they don't have to face is the undead.

So when the stars of the upcoming Summit film, Shailene Woodley and Theo James, sat down at Comic-Con with THR, we were eager to hear their own plans for survival for a zombie apocalypse.

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JUL
18
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Comic-Con: 'Ender's Game' Producer Promises LGBT Support

Comic-Con: 'Ender's Game' Producer Promises LGBT Support

Lionsgate deftly skirted the brewing Orson Scott Card controversy when producer Roberto Orci said the filmmakers and the company will use the spotlight provided by protests over the author's gay marriage views to support LGBT causes.

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JUL
18
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Comic-Con: Gina Carano and Rob Liefeld Team Up on 'Avengelyne' (Exclusive)

Comic-Con: Gina Carano and Rob Liefeld Team Up on 'Avengelyne' (Exclusive)

Gina Carano, an MMA fighter-turned-actress, and comic creator Rob Liefeld are teaming up to bring Liefeld’s creation Avengelyne to the big screen.

Carano and Liefeld will be at Comic-Con on Saturday to meet with fans and sign posters that feature Carano as the character.

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JUL
18
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Comic-Con: 'Afterlife With Archie' Trailer Debuts (Exclusive Video)

Comic-Con: 'Afterlife With Archie' Trailer Debuts (Exclusive Video)

Afterlife With Archie, a new comic book from writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and artist Francesco Francavilla has gotten a great trailer, which will have its official debut during Comic-Con.

The clip, premiering exclusively at The Hollywood Reporter, gives us a first look at what Riverdale will look like with some new residents: zombies.

The upcoming series, which will launch in October, sees the gang dealing with a completely new challenge when the zombie apocalypse begins.

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JUL
17
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'Amazing Spider-Man 2': Footage of Jamie Foxx's Electro Unveiled (Video)

'Amazing Spider-Man 2': Footage of Jamie Foxx's Electro Unveiled  (Video)

It’s lighting fast, but a new look at Jamie Foxx’s electrifying The Amazing Spider-Man 2 villain has been released in a teaser for the film's San Diego Comic-Con panel.

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JUL
17
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Comic-Con: Preview Archaia's 'Reasons for Dragons' Graphic Novel (Exclusive)

Comic-Con: Preview Archaia's 'Reasons for Dragons' Graphic Novel (Exclusive)

Reasons for Dragons, the latest graphic novel from Archaia, has been generating buzz since it was announced last year.

The book’s artist, Jeff Stokely, has been on the rise due to his comic Six Gun Gorilla, published by Archaia’s new owners, Boom! Studios.

But the book is also engendering talk inside Hollywood circles; I hear producers and studio execs have it their radars, even though the rights haven't sold -- Yet. 

What’s all the hubbub about?

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