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2018 Comic-Con recap

 

Comic-Con International returned to San Diego from July 19 – 22, 2018 with preview night on July 18.   As our very own writers Michelle Alexandria and Sheldon Wiebe continued to update us with what was going on during Comic-Con, I made the trek from Los Angeles to San Diego to be in the thick of the action.  Welcome to my annual recap of my favorite conference!

 

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Comic-Con 2018: VIZ Media Sets New Titles for Early 2019!

At Comic-Con 2018, VIZ Media announced a schedule of releases for 2019: prose short story collection, My Hero Academia: School Briefs;  a new, trim edition for Rumiko Takahashi’s manga series Urusei Yatsura; a collection of humorous four-panel Fullmetal Alchemist comics; and two Nausicaa books: The Art of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind and Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Picture Book.

Details follow below.

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Comic-Con 2018: VIZ Media Aquires Home Media Rights to Castlevania: Season One!

VIZ Media has acquired the rights to Castlevania: Season 1 for home media.

Inspired by the classic video game and written by Warren Ellis (Transmetropolitan, Planetary), the Frederator Studios produced series follows the last of the disgraced Belmont clan, as he tries to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of Vlad Dracula Tepes.

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Comic-Con 2018: This is a Pet Shop Trailer: Disenchantment!

All you really need to know about Disenchantment is that Matt Groening is taking on epic fantasy in a medieval setting – that means the skewering of everything from Tolkien to Game of Thrones (as well as anything else he feels like targeting).

Disenchantment premieres on Netflix on August 17th.

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Comic-Con 2018: Everyone Is Scared of Something Trailer: Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald!

Comic-Con 2018 was the host to the unveiling of the trailer for the second Newt Scamander adventure – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

Moments of impact: Grindelwald asking if Dumbledore would mourn Newt; ‘Muggles are not lesser,’ and learning Newt’s greatest fear (but I’m just glad Jacob is back!).

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald opens on November 16th.

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Comic-Con 2018: Monsters Are Saviors Trailer: Godzilla: King of Monsters!

Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, King Ghidorah and Eleven in one movie? Plus even more surprises?

The first trailer for Godzilla: King of Monsters is a spectacular experience on the internet – I can’t wait to see it in theaters.

Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga and Millie Bobby Brown headline Godzilla: King of Monsters – which opens on May 31, 2019.

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Comic-Con 2018: Trailer Captures Majestic, Goofy Sides of Aquaman!

Like both of the sides Aquaman displayed in Justice League, the first trailer for Aquaman is somehow both majestic and just a bit goofy (in a great way) – if only we got to see the six-minute sizzle reel unveiled at Comic-Con 2018.

And no one will ever take the mickey out of the character with ‘He talks to fish?’ ever again.

Aquaman will be in theaters on December 21st.

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Comic-Con 2018: They Got It Right Trailer: SHAZAM!

If you were worried that Warners/New Line wouldn’t get the SHAZAM! movie right, they did.

Asher Angel (Billy Batson) and Zachary Levi (Shazam!) combine to present a superhero who feels just right – a kid in a superhero’s body.

SHAZAM! bolts into theaters on April 5, 2019.

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Comic-Con 2018: Kim Possible Comes To Life!

Disney Channel has unveiled the first image of Sadie Stanley in costume as Kim Possible at Comic-Con International 2018.

Based on the hit animated series, Kim Possible also stars Alyson Hannigan as Dr. Anne Possible, Sean Giambrone as Ron Stoppable and Taylor Ortega as Shego.

Kim Possible is slated to premiere in 2019.

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Comic-Con 2018: The 10 Best Trailers from Day 1!

Ep #201 – Pictured: Rachael Ancheril as Lt. Nhan; Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham; Anson Mount as Captain Pike; of the CBS All Access series STAR TREK: DISCOVERY. Photo Cr: Jan Thijs/CBS © 2018 CBS Interactive. All Rights Reserved.

Comic-Con can be a mess and hard to follow. There have already been a ton of announcements, but you don’t know where to find all the good trailers. Don’t worry we have your back, here are the 10 best trailers from day 1 in one 20 minute video.

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Comic-Con 2018: Freeform Trailer! Network Renews Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger!

Freeform has ordered a second season of Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger.

Our superpowered pair seem to be ready to challenge the evil that’s coming to New Orleans – though they aren’t exactly believing the whole Divine Pairing thing.

Revelations await in the Comic-Con 2018 Trailer.

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