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NYCC 2017: Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency Goes Magical!

Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Farah Black (Jade Eshete) and Todd Brotzman (Elijah Wood) – Photo courtesy of BBC America.

How do you follow a time traveling mystery featuring a girl and a dog whose minds have been swapped?

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NYCC 2017: Here There Will Always Be Mystery Trailer: Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams!

Amazon released the first trailer for its sci-fi anthology series Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams at New York Comic-Con 2017 earlier today.

The trailer gives glimpses of its all-star cast – Steve Buscemi, Bryan Cranston, Greg Kinnear, Anna Paquin, Terrence Howard, Maura Tierney, Janelle Monae, Richard Madden, Liam Cunningham, Vera Farmiga, Juno Temple, Essie Davis, Benedict Wong, Jacob Vargas and more – while establishing a sense of wonder.

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams will premiere in 2018.

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NYCC 2017: Amazon Presents Intriguing Glimpse of The Man in the High Castle: Season Three!

The Man in the High Castle – John Smith (Rufus Sewell) – Photo courtesy of Amazon Prime Video.

The Man in the High Castle finds America ruled by the Axis powers after losing WWII.

At New York Comic-Con 2017, Amazon unveiled an intriguing look at the show’s upcoming third season.

A release date for season three of The Man in the High Castle is TBD.

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Keanu Reeves Vehicle Replicas Presents First Trailer at NYCC 2017!

Replicas – Will Foster Keanu Reeves) – Photo courtesy of Entertainment Studios Motion Pictures.

The film hasn’t even finished shooting but the first trailer for Replicas – starring Keanu Reeves, Thomas Middleditch and Alice Eve – was unleashed on an unsuspecting New York Comic-Con 2017 audience this evening.

Replicas is the story of a scientist whose family dies in a car accident just before he makes the breakthrough to transfer human consciousness to a computer – so he creates clones of them with one heartbreaking exception…

Replicas’ release date is TBD. The trailer is propulsive.

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Live Mermaid Exhibit, 360 Video Booth and Exclusive Giveaways Highlight Freeform’s Presence at NYCC 2017!

Freeform is going mythical with its plans for New York Comic-Con 2017.

The network is highlighting its new series Siren with a live mermaid exhibit; taking Beyond into VR, and producing exclusive giveaways like the posters for each show, designed by Marvel comics artists.

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Crew of Star Trek: Discovery to Appear Together at New York Comic-Con 2017!

The crew of the CBS All Access dram series Star Trek: Discovery – cast and creators – will appear at New York Comic-Con 2017 for a panel to be moderated by Trekker and former astronaut Dr. Mae Jemison.

Sonequa Martin-Green, Jason Isaacs, Doug Jones, Shazad Latif, Mary Wiseman, Anthony Rapp, Mary Chieffo, and Wilson Cruz alongside executive producers Alex Kurtzman, Gretchen J. Berg, Aaron Harberts, Heather Kadin and Akiva Goldsman will take part in the panel Saturday, October 7 in The Theater at Madison Square Garden at 3:45.

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Global Yaoi Manga Publisher SuBLime To Have Presence at YaoiCon 2017!

SuBLime – the leading global English-language yaoi manga publisher – will host a panel on the yaoi manga industry at YaoiCon 2017 and welcome Sakira (Pretty Men Fighting Dirty) as a Guest of Honor.

SuBLime will also feature a number of titles at significant discounts during the con.

YaoiCon takes place October 6th-8th at the Hyatt Regency in Santa Clara, CA. SuBLime will be located in Booth #22 in the Dealer’s Hall.

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CBLDF and Valiant Debut Joint Fundraising Activities for NYCC 2017!

The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) and comics publisher Valiant Entertainment are joining forces to offer an exclusive fan experience that benefits the CBLDF’s important work in protecting the First Amendment and the freedom to read comics.

For donations beginning at just $100, qualifying fans can obtain an all-access tour of Valiant HQ – located just steps from New York Comic Con’s central nerve center at the Javits Center – as well as rare and limited-edition Valiant comics and merchandise, the opportunity for one-on-one signings with Valiant creators and staff, and more.

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Blufin Announces Street Fighter V and Mortal Kombat Exclusive Figures for New York Comic-Con 2017!

Bluefin will be breaking out three exclusive figures for New York Comic-Con 2017 –  Street Fighter V’s Hot Ryu (Black Pants Ver.), Ryu (Brown Gi Ver.) and Noob Saibot (Special Edition).

Fans and collectors can also meet Street Fighter V Lead Character Designer, Kiki, at the Bluefin booth.

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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VIZ Media Announces New York Comic-Con 2017 Exclusives!

VIZ Media’s plans for New York Comic-Con 2017 include panels – featuring the creative team behind The Legend of Zelda mangas, exclusive pre-release merchandise and giveaways.

Pick up an autographed RWBY poster, or a set of Stardust Crusaders cards (requires posing with Jojo’s Bizarre Adventures cosplayer and a life-size Jotaro statue), or buy a pre-release copy of Tokyo Ghoul: Illustrations, or an exclusive, limited edition One-Punch Man or One Piece  figure – and that’s just for starters

New York Comic Con takes place October 5th – 8th at the Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.

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