Dark Horse Sets Panels and Signings For New York Comic-Con 2016!

Dark Horse Comics has announced its plans for New York Comic-Con 2016: dozens of signings and four panels – including one on Asian American Comics and Culture. Signings number in the dozens.

New York Comic-Con runs from October 6-9. For Dark Horse’s complete schedule, read on.

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BOOM!’s Road To New York, Day 2: Untitled Delilah S. Dawson/Ashley A. Woods Project!

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As BOOM! Studios prepares to invade New York Comic-Con 2016, the publisher is teasing upcoming projects to be formally announced or featured at the Con.

For Day Two of Road To New York, BOOM! is announcing a new series from novelist Delilah S. Dawson (Star Wars: The Perfect Weapon, Wake of Vultures) and artist  Ashley A. Woods (Niobe: she Is Life). for more, read on.

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The British (Well, BBC America) Are Coming To New York Comic-Con 2016!

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The Doctor will be in at New York Comic-Con 2016 – and he’s bring friends. BBC America will host panels for Doctor Who, Doctor Eho spin-off Class, and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency at the Con – which runs from October 6-9.

Whovians will meet new Companions Pearl Mackie (Bill) and Matt Lucas (Nardole) – and get a sneak peek at what lies ahead for Peter Capaldi’s Doctor.

The first ever Class Panel includes stars Greg Austin, Fady Elsayed, Sophie Hopkins and Vivian Oparah along with Patrick Ness and Brian Minchin. A discussion will follow a sneak peek.

The world premiere screening of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency will be followed by a Q&A with stars Samuel Barnett, Hannah Marks, Jade Eshete, Mpho Koaho and Fiona Dourif, writer and executive producer Max Landis and showrunner Robert Cooper.

For details, read on.

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The Shallows Offers Deep Dives into Suspense

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Nancy (Blake Lively) holds onto hope and an old buoy to survive a shark attack in THE SHALLOWS.

The Shallows is a terrifying tale about a young woman in the wrong place at the wrong time. Seeking a journey of self-discovery Nancy (Blake Lively) has ventured out to a secret beach to surf—a place whispered about by her recently deceased mother. Upon finding the locale, Nancy enjoys a day of riding waves, and even makes a few friends. However, when the beach empties and Nancy decides to go out for one last ride, a shark attacks leaving her wounded and stranded on a rock roughly 200 yards from shore. With high tide impending, Nancy must find a way to survive if she hopes to stay alive. Continue reading The Shallows Offers Deep Dives into Suspense

The Magnificent Seven – Fun But Not Quite Magnificent!

(l to r) Vincent D'Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures' THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.
(l to r) Vincent D’Onofrio, Martin Sensmeier, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Ethan Hawke, Denzel Washington, Chris Pratt and Byung-hun Lee star in Columbia Pictures’ THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN.

Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven is not the movie that the John Sturges one was and that’s okay. Fuqua has a lot of fun playing with the clichés/tropes of westerns and succeeds in producing a fun movie that is most notable for having a uniquely integrated Seven – and least notable for having a villain who is an unmodulated black hole of evil that sucks the energy out of almost every scene he’s in.

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Animosity Trailer: Fist Fight!

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I have no idea if this is going to be an early candidate for the 2017 Razzies or the next 3 O’Clock High. All I know is that a high school teacher played by Ice Cube has (angrily) informed another teacher, played by Charlie Day, that they are going to have a fight in the parking lot after school – on the last day of school.

Fist Fight also stars Christina Hendricks, Tracy Morgan, Dean Norris, Jillian Bell, Dennis Haysbert and JoAnna Garcia Swisher. It will be in theaters on February 17th, 2017. The trailer follows the break.

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Archaia To Launch Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants At NYCC 2016!

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Archaia, an imprint under the BOOM! Studios umbrella, is continuing its Jim Henson’s Storyteller series of limited series with the four-issue Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Giants – and will introduce it at New York Comic-Con 2016. The first issue will be in stores on December 7th.

BOOM! Studios will have four NYCC 2016 Exclusives available for sale at the con: The Backstagers #1, Lumberjanes #29, Kong of Skull Island #1 NYCC Exclusive, and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual NYCC Exclusive.

Read on for details. New York Comic-Con 2016 runs from October 6th-9th.

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