Stephen Colbert Cosplayed At Comic-Con To Pitch His Creepy Hawkcat Film

When will Stephen Colbert get his own superhero movie? On last night's Colbert Report, the comedian revealed that he secretly walked the floor of San Diego Comic-Con while dressed as Prince Hawkcat, the greatest superhero no one has heard of. He even set up a booth to pitch his Prince Hawkcat movie. » 9/18/14 11:32am 9/18/14 11:32am

A Brief History of Sending Animals to Space

Last week at w00tstock, Matt Inman (aka The Oatmeal) spoke about the storied history of our species' habit of sending other animal species into space. Here's a video of the very excellent talk, which is well worth the thirteen minutes you'll need to watch it. » 7/30/14 4:02pm 7/30/14 4:02pm

Book Of Life Is The First Movie To Honor—Not Steal From—Day Of The Dead

Day of the Dead is everywhere these days; calaveras have been adopted by everyone from punks to Pixar. But for The Book of Life director Jorge Gutierrez, the holiday isn't just about the cool visuals; it's also intensely personal. » 7/27/14 10:00am 7/27/14 10:00am

Meet The New Cast Members Of Game Of Thrones Season Five

Game of Thrones certainly lost a few cast members this season, but in return, the show will be picking up several new actors for the fifth season—including a few Sand Snakes and our High Sparrow. » 7/25/14 2:30pm 7/25/14 2:30pm

Walking Dead Season 5 Starts At Terminus, But Heads Back To The Comics

When we last left Rick and his fellow survivors at the end of Waking Dead season 4, they were locked in a train car by the mysterious residents of Terminus. At Comic-Con, the cast and crew explained what lies in store for them there — and how their journey forward will return to the story arc of the hit comic. » 7/25/14 2:20pm 7/25/14 2:20pm

Even White Walkers Screw Up In The Game Of Thrones Blooper Reel

The actors on Game of Thrones are brilliant, but even they have their off moments, and there is plenty of intentional and unintentional comedy on the set. Check out the Season 4 blooper reel that just screened at San Diego Comic-Con. » 7/25/14 1:55pm 7/25/14 1:55pm

Our Favorite Protest Sign From Comic-Con So Far

This fellow is waiting in the infamously massive line for Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con. But he's not protesting the long wait; he's protesting the current leadership of Westeros. » 7/24/14 9:42am 7/24/14 9:42am

The Very Best Finds On The Floor At Comic-Con 2014

The San Diego Comic-Con floor can be both a sensory delight and an overload of color, light, and swirling brand names. To help you cut through the pop culture fog, we've collected the sights you won't want to miss this week inside the exhibition hall. » 7/24/14 9:00am 7/24/14 9:00am

San Diego Comic-Con Schedules Have Been Posted!

The entire San Diego Comic-Con program schedule is now live! Go check it out and break out your spreadsheets – the convention kicks off in less than two weeks. Those of you heading to Comic-Con this year (or even if you're not) what panels are you most looking forward to? Sound off in the comments! » 7/13/14 7:58pm 7/13/14 7:58pm

Everybody Chill With Our 2014 Summer Convention Guide

There's only one way to beat the summer heat — air conditioning, obviously. But do you know what places have air conditioning? Conventions! And they have so many celebrities to meet, things to see, stuff to do, and merchandise to buy as well! Check out our summer guide for the "coolest" cons near you (pun totally… » 5/01/14 12:50pm 5/01/14 12:50pm

San Diego Comic-Con Only Selling Single Day Passes for 2014

Getting the full San Diego Comic-Con experience just got a lot more complicated. According to a new announcement, SDCC 2014 will no longer be selling two-day, four-day or full week passes. Convention goers will now have to buy each day pass individually. » 1/10/14 3:48pm 1/10/14 3:48pm

What it's like to be a guest of honor at Comic-Con (Hint: Awesome)

Everyone has their own perspective on the Comic-Con experience, from the people who go purely for enjoyment to the vendors to the press folks to convention center security. This year, cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks experienced Comic-Con from a rarer point of view: as a featured guest. » 8/03/13 11:30am 8/03/13 11:30am

Why [REDACTED] is the clone to watch out for in Orphan Black Season 2

Orphan Black left us dizzy after ten episodes of great conspiracy television—and left us with a lot of questions. We sat down with one of the show's creators and learned a little bit about what's ahead for Sarah and the rest of Clone Club. » 7/26/13 1:22pm 7/26/13 1:22pm

Why Beware the Batman showcases Gotham's lesser known supervillains

So far, there's no Joker in Beware the Batman. Villains like Two-Face, Poison Ivy, the Penguin, and Killer Croc are all noticeably absent from Cartoon Network's CG take on the Dark Knight. That's because the writers are using Batman's more obscure rogues to tell a specific story about Bruce Wayne's psychology. » 7/25/13 12:50pm 7/25/13 12:50pm

Eric Kripke lists everything he hated about Revolution's first season

If you had issues with Revolution's inconsistent, fresh-faced vision of a future in which the power has gone out, you're not alone. Series creator Eric Kripke sat down with members of the press during Comic-Con and ticked off the problems with Season One and why he believes Season Two will be better. » 7/24/13 11:30am 7/24/13 11:30am

Kick-Ass 2 promises supervillain sex toys and Hit-Girl's daddy issues

The foul-mouthed, four-minute trailer for Kick-Ass 2 debuted at the movie's Comic-Con panel this weekend, and the cast and crew were on hand with plenty more dirty jokes and teases for the film. Learn the origin of Christopher Mintz-Plasse's gimp suit and why Nicolas Cage's Big Daddy looms large over the sequel. » 7/21/13 2:30pm 7/21/13 2:30pm

The first line Kristen Bell uttered on the Veronica Mars film set

Veronica Mars might not be science fiction, but we still have a lot of love in our hearts for this geeky girl detective. Here's the first line Kristen Bell delivered when she returned to her quippy character. » 7/21/13 11:45am 7/21/13 11:45am

Just how god-like will Electro's powers get in Amazing Spider-Man 2?

While the trailers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have shown us tons of villains, Electro is the bad guy who takes center stage — and he has powers that go beyond what we've seen in the trailers so far. He'll go from the saddest of sad sacks to the man whose powers are far beyond anything Peter Parker can imagine. » 7/21/13 10:30am 7/21/13 10:30am

Why Riddick was easier to make as a brutal R-rated movie

This weekend brought us a brand-new trailer for Riddick, pitting Vin Diesel against a fresh set of alien horrors. Vin Diesel, Katee Sackhoff, and Riddick director David Twohy sat down at San Diego Comic-Con to discuss how Riddick advances the series' mythology and why they wanted to make it an R-rated film. » 7/21/13 9:30am 7/21/13 9:30am

Watch the entire Game of Thrones panel online now

Still reeling from the events of Game of Thrones Season Three? Exorcise your Red Wedding demons with the cast and creators of Game of Thrones, including George R.R. Martin, as they look back on this past season. » 7/20/13 8:59pm 7/20/13 8:59pm