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SDCC 2012: Wrap-up

Comic Booked Guest Writer 07/22/2012 Reviews

Still reeling from the awesomeness of SDCC?  Want a quick rundown of everything that went down?  Here’s a recap of our Comic Booked SDCC coverage:

 

 

Comics:

DC Comics: Young Justice Panel: DC’s Senior Vice President of Marketing, writers and editors came together to talk about the teenage superheroes that exist in the DC universe. 

The Dynamic Duo of Scott Snyder & James Tynion IV : Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV discuss their vision of the Batman universe.

Big News at Marvel’s The Amazing Spider-Man Panel : A look at what has been and what’s to come as Marvel celebrates the 50th anniversary of everyone’s favorite web-slinger.

Marvel’s Cup o’ Joe Panel : Marvel editor-in-chief Axel Alonso, chief creative officer Joe Quesada and others discuss what’s to come in the wake of Avengers vs. X-Men, including a Skottie Young-drawn AvXBabies oneshot.

Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained Comic : DC will release a 5 issue limited series tie-in before the release of Tarantino’s Django Unchained.

DC Entertainment – All Access: Original Graphic Novels Panel : DC introduced upcoming graphic novels Get Jiro!, Batman: Earth One volumes 1 and 2 and Superman: Earth One.

Marvel Breaking In panel : Marvel’s Senior Vice President and Talent Scout C.B. Cebulski, along with top Marvel artists and writers, walk panel attendees through “breaking in” to the comics industry.

Before Watchmen Panel : Artists and writers for the Before Watchmen series discuss the series so far – and what’s yet to come.

Revelations from The Walking Dead Comic Panel : Walking Dead writer and creator Robert Kirkman and artist Charlie Adlard tell fans what to expect following the 100th issue of the popular series.

DC Comics: Justice League and Green Lantern Panel : Big names from DC’s Justice League and Green Lantern titles discuss their books and give a hint of what to expect in the coming year.

IDW’s Transformers Panel : IDW discussed their Transformers universe, their two successful Transformers comic titles and the tie-ins to the animated series.

DC’s Superman Panel : Artists and writers from various DC Superman books – Superman: Earth One, Superman, and Supergirl – discuss what’s to come.

Tales from The Dark and The Edge Panel : A look at what’s to come from DC’s darker, harder-hitting titles like Animal Man, Deathstroke, All-Star Western and Suicide Squad.

Batman: Beyond the Night of the Owls Panel : Scott Snyder and others from the DC Bat-family give a hint of what’s to come in the Batman universe.

Marvel’s Next Big Thing : A teaser look at some of the upcoming Marvel projects, including the new Gambit and Hawkeye titles, The Astonishing X-Men’s treatment of Northstar and Kyle’s relationship and what’s to come for New Mutants and X-Factor, among other news.

Dark Horse Debuts Dragon Resurrection : Dark Horse, through their new franchise DeZerlin Media, will release Dragon Resurrection next summer.

Monkeybrain Comics Presents ‘Intergalactic’ : Creator-owned company Monkeybrain Comics welcomes Intergalactic to their lineup.

Brian Wood to Write New Star Wars Comic Series : All-star author Brian Wood will write an ongoing Star Wars title for Dark Horse – set in the original trilogy universe and including classic characters.

Big City Comics unveil Whore at SDCC : Small publisher Big City Comics releases their graphic novel, Whore, which follows an ex-CIA agent trying to make a living.

Powell and Hotz Return with More Billy the Kid – Dark Horse announces the next installment of Billy The Kid - the Old Timey Oddities and the Orm of Loch Ness will be available this fall.

Image Comics Comic-Con Exclusives : A look at the exclusives available from Image Comics, including Walking Dead variants and a kitten-inspired Skullkickers.

Dark Horse to Publish Crossover with IDW : Dark Horse will join up with IDW to publish a Criminal Macabre and 30 Days of Night crossover.

Golden and Mignola Present Baltimore: The Play : The next installment of Dark Horse’s Baltimore series, Baltimore: The Play, will hit shelves in November.

Dynamite Gets Evil! : Dynamite comics brings Chaos! character Evil Ernie back to comics.

Eisner Award Winners Announced : Winners of the 2012 Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards were announced.

Movies:

New Banner from The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey : New Line unveiled a gorgeous new banner depicting key scenes from  upcoming and eagerly awaited The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

Iron Man 3 News! : Robert Downey Jr. introduced teaser footage from the upcoming film and Ben Kingsley was confirmed as villain Mandarin.

Item 47 Premiere : Questions about Marvel’s Item 47 were answered with the short film’s premier.  Working within Marvel’s developing Avengers universe, Item 47 follows a couple who finds an alien weapon after The Avengers battle in New York.

Marvel Movie News : Big news about Thor 2, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Iron Man 3, Ant-Man and Guardians of the Galaxy.

Man of Steel Teaser Poster and Footage Debut : Director Zack Snyder and Actor Henry Cavill screened footage and revealed the teaser poster for Superman reboot Man of Steel.

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph : Director Rich Moore and actors John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman discussed the upcoming Disney film.

Eric Powell Starts Kickstarter for Goon Feature! : Eric Powell announces a Kickstarter campaign to get the much-discussed Goon feature off the ground.

Movie Trailer Round-Up – Oz, Frankenweenie, Dredd : Three new trailers debut –  Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful, a longer trailer for Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie and the red band trailer for Dredd 3D.

Alex Proyas to Adapt Joe Golem and the Drowning City : German production company Constantin Film has plans to adapt Joe Golem and the Drowning City with Alex Proyas as director.

John Wagner Says Dredd 3D is “Pure Dredd” : John Wagner, the co-creator and writer of Judge Dredd, weighs in on the upcoming Dredd 3D.

Poster and Synopsis Debut for Oz, the Great and Powerful : Disney unveils the teaser poster and synopsis for their Sam Raimi-led live-action fantasy film, Oz, the Great and Powerful.

First Look at Matt Damon in Elysium : A brief and teasing look at Matt Damon in District 9 director Neill Blomkamp’s upcoming Elysium.

Thomas Jane is back as The Punisher : Thomas Jane and Ron Perlman star in a short film where Jane again takes on the role of Frank Castle.

SDCC 2012 Film and TV Schedule : A rundown of everything the film and TV fan needs to watch out for at SDCC 2012.

TV Shows:

Kevin Smith and Comic Book Men : SDCC fixture and nerd icon Kevin Smith discusses, among other things, TV show Comic Book Men.

“Arrow” Sneak Peek Panel : A sneak preview of the CW’s upcoming series, Arrow.

Kelly Hu Joins the Arrow Cast : News from the CW on their upcoming series, Arrow – Kelly Hu has joined the cast as China White.

Power Rangers 20th Anniversary Panel : Nostalgia ran high as fans looked back at 20 years ofPower Rangers – and then looked at what’s still to come.

The Guild Season 6 is Coming! : News from perennial geek favorite Felicia Day – The Guild will be back for a sixth season, brought to you by Geek & Sundry.

Peter Panzerfaust Being Adapted for Television : Creator of Image Comic’s fan-favorite Peter Panzerfaust, Kurtis Wiebe, announced that he signed a motion-comic deal with the BBC.

The Official “Walking Dead” Season 3 Trailer Hits Online : The trailer for AMC’s much-anticipated third series of The Walking Dead is released.

Street Fighter’s Ken and Ryu Get Their Own Show! : Capcom USA is developingStreet Fighter: Assassin’s Fist, a series based on the popular game and due out in 2013.

Mortal Kombat: Legacy Season 2 Announcement : Popular web series Mortal Kombat: Legacy will be back for a second season.

Dexter Sneak Preview : A 2-minute sneak preview of Showtime’s upcoming seventh season of Dexter.

Zenescope’s Wonderland Headed to TV : Lionsgate TV will adapt Zenescope’s Wonderland comic book series into a new show produced by Smallville’s Brian Robbins.

Firefly Reunion Special to air in November : Browncoats will never allow the signal to be stopped.  A special featuring the 10 year anniversary panel will air on the Science Channel.

 

Collectibles:
Mattel’s Ghostbusters Line Up : 30 years later and fans are still excited about Mattel’s upcomingGhostbusterfigures, including a detailed Courtroom Ray and some awesome Ecto Goggles.

DC Collectibles Panel : DC Collectibles gives a look at their upcoming figures, including Aquaman, Shazam! and Supergirl, as well as new deluxe Batman figures.

NECA Announces Prometheus Figures : NECA debuted several figures from their upcoming Prometheus line, including Michael Fassbender’s David, complete with interchangeable head.

Hot Toys to Unveil 1960′s Batman Collectibles: Retro Batman figures from Hot Toys are perfect for those deep in Adam West nostalgia.

Shout! Factory Comic Con Exclusives : Power Rangers and Transformers exclusives from Shout! Factory.

Evil Dead’s Ash is heading to SDCC : NECA brings anEvil Dead 2 Ash as a SDCC exclusive.

Warner Bros. Creates Limited Edition Hotel Keycards for Comic-Con 2012 : At SDCC, even getting into your hotel room is cool thanks to TV show-themed keycards.

The Walking Dead’s Michonne Makes Her Action Figure Debut :The Walking Dead’s Michonne appears for the first time in plastic in this limited edition figure from McFarlane Toys.

Kotobukiya Announces Marvel Black Widow Statue : Kotobukiya’s 1/7th scale Black Widow statue joins other Marvel-themed SDCC exclusives.

Kotobukiya Announces Marvel Storm Bishoujo Statue : Another in Kotobukiya’s line of Marvel Bishoujo figures – Storm.

Kotobukiya Unveils SDCC-Exclusive X-23 X-Force Version Bishoujo Statue : Rounding out the limited Marvel Bishoujo series is this X-Force version of X-23.

Hasbro’s Kre-O is Boldly Going to SDCC : Hasbro unveils their Kre-O set for the USS Enterprise.

Action Figure Xpress Exclusives for SDCC : A list of the exclusive wonderfulness from Action Figure Express, including He-Man desk accessories and Thundercats Minimates.

Diamond Select Toys announces lineup for SDCC : Diamond Select Toys’ SDCC lineup, including Battle Beasts and Minimate exclusives.

SDCC Exclusive X-Factor Collector Pack : Hasbro’s collector pack of X-Factor figures includes heroes and villains based on 1986’sX-Factor#1.

Whedon, Lee and Knowles: Geek Heroes and Heroclix : Collect the geek gods of SDCC with these Heroclix exclusives.

Hasbro Announces Gigantic SDCC-Exclusive Helicarrier : Hasbro’s Avengers tie-in Helicarrier is huge, awesome and highly unlikely to fit in the overhead compartment.

Gaming:

Epic Mickey 2 – The Oswald Story : A preview of Epic Mickey 2 which will be released late 2012 and will be available on all major platforms.

Capcom’s Resident Evil 6 Demo : Fans had the chance to experience a playable sample of Capcom’s Resident Evil 6.

 

 

Events:

Dark Horse: Joss Whedon : Nerd hero Joss Whedon answers questions about his work with Dark Horse, his Shakespearean adaptation, Dr. Horrible 2 and what he did on his summer vacation.

Ron Perlman Appears at First Comics booth at San Diego Comic Con Sunday Morning : Ron Perlman stops by the First Comics booth to promote his new project, Elwood.

A Look at the Madefire Comic App : The new Madefire App – headed up by comics legends like Dave Gibbons, Bill Sienkiewicz, and Liam Sharp, hopes to change the digital comics game.

Catching up With Tim Bradstreet : Tim Bradstreet talks about his work on Clive Barker’s Hellraiser, his current projects and his approach to art.

DC Entertainment Hosts Benefit : A benefit for DC’s We Can Be Heroes campaign, which raises funds to fight hunger in Africa.

Marvel Takes Over the Palm! : Marvel’s ever-evolving mural at the Palm Restaurant puts top artists on display.

Geek Girls Can Show Off Fashion at SDCC : The Her Universe panel includes a geek girl fashion contest with the chance to win fashionably geeky prizes.

ComiXology Celebrates Anniversaries at Comic Con International 2012 : ComiXology celebrates their 5th anniversary – and the 3rd anniversary of their app.

 

Roundups:

IDW SDCC 2012 Wrap Up : Judge Dredd, The Zaucer of Zilk, Let’s Play God and more – a look at the upcoming IDW projects announced at SDCC.

Marvel News Round-Up : Big news from Marvel this year – developments on X-Men: First Class 2, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and an awesome new Deadpool game.

Small Press Round-Up : News from Archaia Publishing, a new KISS comic and more graphic novel adaptations coming to a screen near you.

Oni Press Announces Upcoming Projects : Creator-owned publisher Oni Press sends two webcomics to print and two new comics to the screen.

ShiftyLook Announces New Strips, Series : ShiftyLook announces their new projects, including two new web-based animated series.

Dark Horse SDCC Schedule : Everything related to Dark Horse comics.

Small Press Round-up : A look at exclusives and new releases from smaller publishers.

Boom! Studios Comic Con Schedule : Everything you need to know about Boom! Studios’ trip to SDCC but were afraid to ask.

Aspen Comics SDCC Schedule and Exclusives : Exclusives and events from Aspen Comics – including a handy checklist for your collecting ease.

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  1. Jordamus Prime 07/23/2012 at 6:01 am

    This was EPIC

  2. Sokos6 11/04/2012 at 3:27 am

    Great SDCC Coverage!

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