He Said, She Said: Comic-Con Highlights, Lowlights, & Fan Freak-Outs

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photos: Getty Images | Bauer Griffin)Now that the dust has settled at the San Diego Convention Center, with thousands of polyester costumes back in their closets, it's time to look back on the whirlwind of chaos and celebration that is Comic-Con. From the countless celebrities to the myriad sneak peeks to the throngs of geeked-out fanatics, Comic-Con is a lot to take in. Our on-the-ground editors Jill Slattery and Darrick Thomas survived to tell the tale. Here's what they had to say:Biggest...Read Full Story

Comic-Con Report: 'Supernatural' Promises a 'Game-Changing Element' in Season 8

By Jill Slattery on
Mark A. Sheppard, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, and Misha Collins (Getty) Reporting from San Diego — There was no shortage of screaming when the boys of Supernatural took the stage Sunday morning at Comic-Con.Executive producer Jeremy Carver, consulting producer Ben Edlund, and stars Mark A. Sheppard, Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki, Misha Collins, and Jim Beaver were greeted by a packed house of very excited fans, some of whom had camped out overnight for the chance to share an hour...Read Full Story

Comic-Con Report: 'Fringe' Bids An Emotional Farewell, Teases Final Season

By Jill Slattery on
Joshua Jackson and John Noble (Getty Images) Reporting from San Diego — The end is near for Fringe, but that didn't stop devoted fans from camping out all night to get into the very last Comic-Con panel celebrating the fan-favorite sci-fi drama.Hall H was packed to the gills with fans — all wearing the ultra-cool Observer fedoras that were handed out on the way in — who were eager to celebrate the show and hear juicy details about the upcoming final season. Executive producer J.H. Wyman...Read Full Story

Comic-Con Report: The Inside Scoop on Hollywood's Most Anticipated Blockbusters

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(Photos: Warner Bros. | Legendary) Reporting from San Diego — What could make thousands of people camp out overnight on the sidewalks of San Diego? In the land of Comic-Con, all it takes is the chance to see the first footage from some of the most buzzed about films in cinematic history. The Warner Bros. panel was one of the most hyped of the convention. It promised to deliver juicy details and never-before-seen clips from the biggest upcoming blockbusters from three of the most in-demand...Read Full Story

Comic-Con Report: 5 Bombshells Dropped at the Marvel Studios Panel

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(Photo: Getty Images)Reporting from San Diego — If you were under the impression that the folks at Marvel would take it easy for a while after creating the most successful superhero movie of all time in The Avengers, think again. Between sequels, trilogies, and brand new comic book favorites in production, the next two years are going to be quite busy. It's no surprise a company that brought the world iconic characters ranging from the X-Men to Iron Man to Captain America considers Comic-Con...Read Full Story