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BATMAN: Telltale Unmasked at SXSW with Greg Miller

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One of these years, I have to make it to Austin for SXSW! If you are a fan of Telltale Games, the guys behind the well received games for The Walking Dead are going to debut their latest – Batman at the show. Their serialized way of interactive story telling is a perfect fit for Batman!

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2016 J-Pop Summit Returns to Fort Mason Center!

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San Francisco’s 2016 J-Pop Summit will once again be held at the historic Fort Mason center.

The annual celebration of Japanese pop culture music, art, anime, fashion (above), food, technology, travel and film transitioned into a ticketed event this year and attracted more than 30,000 attendees to its first Festival staged at the center.

The 2016 J-Pop Summit will be held the weekend of Friday, July 22nd through Sunday, July 24th. For more, follow the jump.

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“The X-Files” Invaded New York Comic Con!

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U.S. premiere of the first new episode helf for a standing-room-only crowd at the Javits Center followed by an Exclusive Q&A Panel with series creator and Executive Producer Chris Carter and stars David Duchovny and Mitch Pileggi.

Panel hosted by Avid “X” – Fan and “The X-Files” guest star Kumail Nanjiani! Highlights include why the time was perfect to bring back “The X-Files”, the status of Mulder and Scully’s relationship and David and Mitch talk playing Mulder and Skinner again.

Panel videos after the jump!

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NYCC 2015: TNT Dazzles With Legends, The Librarians and Agent X!

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TNT hit New York Comic-Con 2015 this week with three of its fall shows. On Thursday, Sean Bean and executive producer Ken Biller screened the first episode of the completely reimagined spy thriller Legends. On Friday, Rebecca Romijn and the cast of The Librarians took the stage with executive producer Dean Devlin to talk about the second season of the blockbuster hit. And Jeff Hephner popped in to introduce and sneak peek of TNT’s spy drama Agent X (above).

Check out some of the highlights following the jump.

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NYCC 2015: DC Sizzle Reels Tease Two Canaries, Mr. Terrific, Hawkgirl, Zoom And More!

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DC Entertainment and The CE unleashed sizzle reels for Arrow and The Flash at New York Comic Con 2015 – with tons of new footage and hints of what lies in store for our dark and light superheroes. Check them out after the jump.

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NYCC 2015: Disney XD Renews Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy!

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Marvel’s Dan Buckley and Joe Quesada announced today at New York Comic con 2015 that Disney XD has ordered a second season of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy animated series. Season two is currently in production. Follow the jump for details.

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NYCC 2015: Limitless: Senator Morra Returns!

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Limitless executive producer Craig Sweeney announced today, at New York comic con 2015, that fellow executive producer and actor Bradley Cooper would be returning to the role of Senator Edward Morra later this month in an episode call ‘Side Effects May Include…’. For details, follow the jump.

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New York Comic Con 2016: Dark Horse Announces New Lone Wolf and Cub Series!

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In 2000, Dark Horse Comics brought Lone Wolf & Cub back to North America after its original American publisher went out of business.

The classic manga series followed the exploits of samurai Lone Wolf and Cub – Ogami Itt? and his infant son Daiguro – as Lone Wolf and Cub – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Itt? sought vengeance for the death of his wife.

In Lone Wolf 2100, Eric Heisserer (Shaper) and artist Miguel Sepulveda (Red Lanterns, Action Comics) reimagine the series in a time when a plague has devastated the planet and only the blood of young Daisy Ogami holds the secret ofr a cure – and her android protector, Itto, must get her to a place where it can be extracted.

Lone Wolf 2100 is set for a January, 2016 release. Follow the jump for details.

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Dark Horse Announces Two Titles From Van Jensen for 2016!

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Some of the conspiracy theories out there are true! The grassy knoll? Check! The Roswell crash? Check! The Philadelphia Experiment? Check! Even better/worse, the same secret society was behind them all!

Now members of the group are being killed and in order to stop the killing they have to find out who’s behind it – and why they’re doing it.

Dark Horse Comics announced Cryptocracy – from writer Van Jensen (The Flash, Green Lantern Corps) and artist Pete Woods (Action Comics) – this morning, along with another Jensen title, Two Dead (with artist Nate Johnson, March) at New York Comic Con 2015. Follow the jump for details.

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VIZ Media Unveils 2015 New York Comic Con Plans!

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Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto and Sailor Moon giveaways highlight VIZ Media’s plans for the 2015 New York Comic Con.

In Kishimoto’s first North American visit, he will participate in a panel discussion about his classic manga series and his evolution as a manga artist. He will also introduce a screening of Boruto: Naruto The Movie.

Sailor Moon panel will bring fans up to date on all the news regarding the franchise – including the scoop on the new Sailor Moon Crystal series. Fans can also visit the VIZ Media booth for a chance to win exclusive Sailor Moon promotional product.

For fuether details follow the jump. The 2015 New York Comic con runs from October 8th-11th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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