Comic Con: Day One!

The Most Sensational Sights (and Best Things to Buy) on the Comic-Con Floor

At Comic-Con's preview last night, we were menaced by cave trolls from The Hobbit, tried on cat ears that are controlled by brain waves, and went into a minifig frenzy with The Hulk and My Little Pony. And that was before we saw the live snakes and hoverboards. Whether you're fighting crowds here in San Diego, or are sitting quietly at your desk, we'll help you discover what lurks around every corner on the floor at Comic-Con. More »


Comic Con: Day One!Dredd is a brutal action flick with both a high body count and a brain

Tonight we got our first look at Dredd, the rebooted adaptation of Britain's favorite dystopian super-cop, Judge Dredd. Yes, this movie is ultra-violent, and no, Karl Urban doesn't take his helmet off. More »


Comic Con: Day One!Which new TV show will be your crack? Our First Impressions!

Every year, television offers you a herd of new shows. Some will become your new favorite series, while others will earn your everlasting hate. And our first clues as to which are which come from the pilots. More »


Comic Con: Day One!This is the most genius Disney villain cosplay we've seen yet

Today at Comic-Con we spotted this entourage of malefactors running as some kind of Disney Injustice League. The idea of Gaston scheming with the hunter from Bambi and The Horned King from The Black Cauldron is an absolute hoot. More »


Comic Con: Day One!We saw the first footage of Johnny Depp as Tonto in Lone Ranger

The Lone Ranger has become almost a legendary trainwreck at this point - but nobody's seen a single frame of it. Until today. More »


Comic Con: Day One!Flying monkeys and beautiful witches in the first trailer for Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful

We saw James Franco discussing the finer points of wizardry recently - now watch the first teaser trailer for Evil Dead and Spider-Man director Sam Raimi's Oz: The Great and Powerful. More »


Comic Con: Day One!A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Star Trek: The Next Generation on Blu-ray

At the end of the July, Star Trek fans get an extra special treat with the release of a high-definition transfer of the twenty-five episode first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. More »


Comic Con: Day One!First footage from The Host is a dystopian thrill ride - with one huge problem

After the Twilight panel at San Diego Comic Con, there was a huge surprise - the first footage from The Host, the adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's alien-invasion novel directed by Andrew Niccol (Gattaca, Now). More »


Comic Con: Day One!Great Opening Sentences from Classic Fantasy Novels

Every great fantasy novel is a journey into mystery and wonder. And the best fantasy writers set the tone of discovery with the very first sentence. Especially in these days of online book excerpts and Amazon.com previews, the opening sentences of a book can cast a spell - or cast readers out of the book, forever. More »


Comic Con: Day One!We've seen the first 7 minutes of the last Twilight movie!

The Twilight saga is about to come to a thundering conclusion - and we just saw the beginning of the end. We were treated to a sneak peek of the first seven minutes of Breaking Dawn Part 2, and they were surprisingly thrilling and amazing. More »


Comic Con: Day One!Prometheus cosplay! Behold the Engineer's milky white abs in the flesh!

Hark, it's the first Prometheus cosplay spotted in the wild! Straight from the mean streets of Comic-Con comes this amazing Prometheus cosplay of an Engineer, his abs, and a flock of sexy Weyland Nurses. More »


Comic Con: Day One!A Bugatti spaceship from Elysium has crashed into the San Diego Hard Rock

Across the street from the San Diego Convention Center, curious onlookers gawked at a tableau from Neill Blompkamp's upcoming movie Elysium, where only the rich can afford spacecraft. More »


Comic Con: Day One!A Deeper Look Inside the Lovely Silliness of Tim Burton's Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie was the short film that got Tim Burton fired at Disney all those years ago - and now he's turning it into a full-length film. Not only is it a passion project for him, it's pretty obviously the silliest thing he's done in forever. More »