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D23 Expo: Animated Spider-Man Gets Premiere Date; Guardians Gets Season Three Premiere Date

Marvel Television has announced premiere dates for the much anticipated animated series Marvel’s Spider-Man – and the season three premiere date of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout.

The voice cast for Marvel’s Spider-Man was also revealed – and includes Marvel’s chief creative officer Joe Quesada.

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BOOM! Studios Road to San Diego Day 6 – Kong: Gods of Skull Island!

On its sixth day on the road to San Diego Comic-Con 2017, BOOM! Studios announces Kong: Gods of Skull Island – a standalone story.

‘…I wanted to see more of that tribe’s culture in the films… after all, theysurvived for generations at the bottom of the food chain in the harshest, deadliest environment on Earth, and they worshipped Kong as a living god.’

Kon: Gos of Skul Island is a one-shot that is written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson and illustrated by Chad Lewis. It will in comics shops in October.

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BOOM! Studios’ Road To San Diego: Day 2 – Tyson Hesse’s Diesel: Gear Shift Special!

BOOM! Studios has announced the return of Dee Diesel – hero of BOOM! Box graphic novel, Diesel: Ignition – in Tyson Hesse’s Diesel: Gear Shift Special, for Day 2 of BOMM! Studios: The Road to San Diego.

Gear Shift begins immediately following the events of Ignition and ‘takes Dee and her crew in a totally new direction that I think fans of the first story will really enjoy!’

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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Freeform Returns To San Diego with Shadowhunters and Stitchers!

SHADOWHUNTERS – MATTHEW DADDARIO, KATHERINE MCNAMARA, EMERAUDE TOUBIA, DOMINIC SHERWOOD (ABC Family/John Medland)

Freeform is returning to San Diego Comic-Con with its hit shows Shadowhunters and Stitchers.

Each show will have a panel with cast and executive producers, creating a two-hour block in the Hilton Bayfront’s Indigo Ballroom on July 20th.

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 takes place at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California, during the weekend of July 19 – July 23.

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BOOM! Studios’ Road To San Diego: Day 1 – Discover Your Free Drink!

BOOM! Studios and Twentieth Century Fox want to thank their fans at San Diego Comic-Con 2017 by partnering for the 2017 BOOM! Studios Drink Up – the longest-running annual party open to fans thrown by a comic book company at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

To celebrate the most successful year in BOOM! Studios history, the company and Twentieth Century Fox Film want to buy the first 1,000 fans their first drink at the BOOM! Studios Drink Up for free! (Fans must present valid ID to show they are of legal drinking age to receive alcoholic beverages.)

The annual event will once again be held on Thursday, July 20th beginning at 9pm at the Odysea Lounge, located on the second floor of the Hilton Bayfront Hotel.

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The Legend of Zelda Manga Creators To Appear at NY Comic-Con 2017!

VIZ Media and ReedPOP are bringing the creative team of The Legend of Zelda manga series – Akira Himekawa, the pseudonym of A. Honda and S. Nagano, to New York Comic-Con 2017.

The pair will make their first professional appearance at New York Comic Con for a series of special events and autograph sessions.

New York Comic Con will take place October 5-8, 2017. To attend NYCC, Fans must complete a Fan Verification profile for the opportunity to purchase Tickets.

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Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior Announce Star-Filled Events at D23 Expo 2017!

DESCENDANTS 2 – Disney Channel’s original movie “Descendants 2” stars Thomas Doherty stars as Harry, China Anne McClain as Uma and Dylan Playfair as Gil. (Disney Channel/Bob D’Amico)

The stars of The Descendants 2 and Tangled: The Series will highlight the presence of Disney Channel, Disney XD and Disney Junior at D23 Expo 2017 in Anaheim, California.

Fans will get to see Scrooge McDuck’s money bin and attend a Duck Tales Q&A.

Cast members from Stuck in the Middle, Bizaardvark, K.C. Undercover, Walk the Prank, and MECH-X4 will greet fans at the D23 Expo’s Talent Central throughout the weekend. 

D23 Expo 2017 runs takes place from Friday, July 14–Sunday, July 16 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.

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Zachary Levi To Host Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con!

Zachary Levi (Chuck, Tangled, Thor: Ragnarok) has been chosen to host Syfy Presents Live From Comic-Con this summer.

Airing live on SYFY from Thursday, July 20 to Saturday, July 22 at 11/10c, the three-night broadcast will once again bring the largest genre-focused celebration in the world to fans across the U.S.

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The Overlook Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup of Features, Shorts, Interactive Experiences and Roger Corman!

The Overlook Film Festival – Roger Corman, the recipient of the festival’s inaugural Master of Horror Award

The Overlook Film Festival announced its lineup today and one of the key announcements was that legendary independent writer-director-producer Roger Corman would receive the festival’s first Master of Horror Award.

The festival has an impressive feature film and shorts lineup – including four world premieres (Blood Drive, Still/Born, Capture and Primal Screen) and such anticipated films as Lady Macbeth, Metal Machine Kodoku and The Untamed.

There will also be a festival-long immersive horror game and much more.

Over its inaugural weekend, the Overlook Film Festival will present 37 films (20 features and 17 shorts from 16 countries) – including a secret closing film described as ‘a hotly anticipated film from a bold voice in film.’

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TBS Brings Pop-Up Search Party Experience To SXSW!

TBS will bring SXSW the best in tech, fashion, design, music and more with the second iteration of “In Search Of” — a pop-up, interactive marketplace with an Austin-flare, bringing to life the network’s buzzworthy hit, SEARCH PARTY.

Inside “In Search Of,” visitors will experience the ideal shop for SEARCH PARTY’s leading lady Dory, complete with the latest in fashion, technology, and artisanal goods, as well as a lounge space to kick back with friends and binge the first season.

In Search Of will be open to festival goers for three days – beginning at noon on Tuesday, March 14th.

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Valiant Unveils 2017 Convention Schedule!

It’s going to be a busy year for Valiant Entertainment – between now and the end of June they will be a part of thirteen science fiction and comics conventions.

Next on their list is SC Comicon in Greendale South Carolina. Future stops will include cons in Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Los Angeles, and many more.

Details of Valiant’s for SC Comicon follow – along with a complete calendar of events between now and the end of June – follow.

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