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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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Deadite Alert! Ash vs. Evil Dead Hits New York Comic Con 2015!

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Get your boomsticks out and start practicing your Klaatu Barada *cough* incantations! Starz is bringing Ash vs. Evil Dead to New York Comic Con 2015!

The series – which premieres on Halloween – will host a panel in Hammerstein Ballroom and autograph signings in Ash’s trailer at the Inner Roadway. Follow the jump for further details.

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TNT & TBS Stars Loom Large for New York Comic Con 2015!

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TNT & TBS are bringing  stars from five of their most anticipated upcoming shows to New York Comic Con 2015 in October.

Sean Bean (Legends); Rashida Jones, Jere Burns and Andree Vermeulen (Angie Tribeca); Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, John Kim, Lindy Booth, John Larroquette (The Librarians), Jason Jones, also executive producer (The Detour) and Jeff Hephner (Agent X) will all be attending to take part in panels and sneak peeks.

Also in attendance for the panel discussions will be a number of executive producers: Ken Biller (Legends), John Rogers (The Librarians), Samantha Bee (The Detour) and Ira Ungerlieder (Angie Tribeca). Follow the jump for details.

New York Comic Con 2015 runs from October 8th-11th.

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Anchor Bay Brings Old 37, Kane Hodder & Brandi Cyrus To 2015 Fan Expo Toronto!

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Anchor Bay Entertainment is taking award-winning horror film Old 37 and stars Kane Hodder and Brandi Cyrus to the 2015 Fan Expo Toronto, which runs from September 3rd-6th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre.

Hodder will be signing autographs at the Anchor Bay booth over the weekend, while Cyrus will be present on Friday and Saturday.

Old 37 will be be introduced at a midnight screening in The Screaming Room (in the South Building), Friday, September 4th at midnight. For details, follow the jump.

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Shadowhunters, Stitchers & PLL Lead ABC Family To New York Comic-Con!

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STITCHERS – Emma Ishta stars as Kirsten on ABC Family’s “Stitchers.” (ABC FAMILY/ Adam Rose)

ABC Family is making its presence felt at New York Comic-Con on October 9-10. Upcoming series Shadowhunters and current hits Stitchers and Pretty Little Liars will be featured.

Each panel will include cast members and executive producers/writers plus exclusive new footage. For panel times and participants, follow the jump.

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Haikasoru Author Taiyo Fujii To Appear at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention!

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Taiyo Fujii, author of Gene Mapping – available in North America on VIZ Media’s Haikasoru imprint, will be appearing at Sasquan, the 73rd World Science Fiction Convention to be held in Spokane, WA from August 19th-23rd.

Fujii will give a reading from Gene Mapper on Thursday, August 20th; appear on several panels – Self-Publishing – When To Do It, When To Publish Traditionally; The Future of Publishing; SpoCon Presents – SubGenre Games, and Seiun Awards & Publishing SF in Japan – as well as hosting a Kaffe Klatsch discussion about his work and hosting the Haikasoru booth in the main Dealer’s Room.

For details, follow the jump.

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