SDCC’16: Watchtower Saturday: Hollywood Goes South, as Marvel Battles DC for the Hearts and Dollars of Fans

Saturday? Sunday? We’re headed to the finish line, with the Dead Dog Party on the horizon! We’ll have more posts today, tomorrow, and the next week. For now, here are the highlights from Saturday, and lots of pictures! Enjoy! Who won the battle of the fans Saturday? Marvel or DC? Marvel v DC: Who Walked […]

SDCC ’16: Wonders, Marvels, and Magic: A Photo Diary of a Saturday in Hall H

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While Thursday and Friday’s offerings in the convention center’s biggest exhibit space focused more on television and other areas of interest, it was Saturday where the two 800lb gorillas of SDCC took the spotlight. Saturday’s crowd began to enter the 6,500 seat room around 10 am, with the majority of those early attendees opting to […]

SDCC ’16: New Poster and Trailer Seek to Conjure Magic for ‘Doctor Strange’

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November sees the launch of Marvel’s Doctor Strange, putting Benedict Cumberbatch into the Marvel Universe for the first time. At the studio’s Hall H event last night at SDCC, hosted by Chris Hardwick, the cast came out to unveil both a new poster and trailer for the movie. Both place their main emphasis on the effects, […]

SDCC ’16: Looks like ‘Thor Ragnarok’ Might Visit ‘Planet Hulk’

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Later today there’s going to be a presentation in Hall H (we’ve not heard much from there yet this convention!) from Marvel Studios, in which I’m expecting we’ll see some kind of teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy 2 and maybe some new Dr Strange info. But one thing that now seems certain is that we’re going to […]

SDCC ’16: Luke Cage Cast Interview – “Let’s face it: there aren’t a lot of black superheroes”

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The latest in a line of critically successful commercial hits for Marvel Television and Netflix, Luke Cage brings Mike Colter’s invincible Defender-in-the making to the forefront in his own series that sees him trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, particularly after the explosive events of Jessica Jones. But trouble finds him soon […]

SDCC ’16: Netflix Roll Out Teasers for “Iron Fist” & “Defenders”, Confirm Season 3 for “Daredevil”

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Netflix time! Marvel Studios have their big deal with Netflix, which has so far brought us two seasons of Daredevil, one season of Jessica Jones, and will soon bring Luke Cage and Iron Fist shows to the digital subscription service. As part of Comic-Con this year, Netflix decided to drive us that bit further down […]

Marvel Studios and DOCTOR STRANGE confirmed for SDCC’s Hall H next month

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We’re hitting that point where SDCC announcements will start rolling in over the next four to five weeks. Studios will be unveiling their panel schedules and reporters like me will be hoping there’s some secrets to uncover wherever we can find them. Last year, Marvel Studios sat out the festivities in San Diego, opting instead […]

Report: Brie Larson is the top choice for CAPTAIN MARVEL

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This year’s Oscar Best Actress winner for her remarkable performance in Room may be on the verge of headlining Marvel Studios first female-led big screen effort. According to a report in Variety, Brie Larson is in early negotiations to play the role of Carol Danvers aka Captain Marvel in the studio’s solo launch of the […]

Thoughts from a second CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR viewing (spoilers!)

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While I saw Captain America: Civil War a few weeks ago, I got an opportunity to take another peek at it during the press screening that occurred this past Tuesday night. In short, my opinion is unchanged, and I still believe it is easily the best Marvel film to date. While I’ve enjoyed a great […]

NEW MUTANTS line-up revealed, INFINITY WAR films to get name changes

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On the eve of the release of Captain America: Civil War (which I reiterate, is great and you should see it), there’s a couple of news tidbits worth talking about: Over on Instagram, New Mutants director Josh Boone has presumably revealed his team line-up in the following images:   #billsienkiewicz #newmutants #illyanarasputin #lockheed’stail #Magik A […]