Another Comic-Con has come to a close, after four days of bright lights, big news, and sublime cosplay. There were some amazing moments—and some that flopped, and flopped hard. Here’s our list of the biggest winners of San Diego Comic-Con 2016, and its biggest losers, too.
When comedic director Taika Waititi was hired to make the third Thor film, Thor: Ragnarok, most people didn’t know what to expect. About 7,000 of those people now know what to expect as Marvel played a video Waititi directed at Comic-Con, showing Thor and Hulk’s whereabouts during Captain America: Civil War.
Behold the U.S.S. Discovery, designation NCC-1031. What’s really cool is that it’s based on concept art the legendary Ralph McQuarrie did for the first Trek motion picture. See it in action in the show’s first teaser!
She’s finally here. After years of false starts, a live-action Wonder Woman movie is coming next summer. Warner Bros. just revealed the first trailer at San Diego Comic-Con to the uproarious excitement of the Hall H crowd, and it. is. perfect.
The Killing Joke is a 30-year-old Batman graphic novel that goes to ugly places, especially in what it does Batgirl. And when folks expressed anger at Barbara Gordon’s portrayal in a new, controversial scene in the upcoming film adaptation during a DC panel, things got ugly in real life.
Announced this evening at a special event during San Diego Comic-Con, Sonic Mania back goes back to Sonic the Hedgehog’s roots again, only this time Sega’s got some top-tier retro talent coming with.
The first trailer for the much-anticipated new Transformers cartoon has rolled out at Comic-Con, offering a first look at the Machinima-made series. The verdict: man the show can’t get here quick enough.
San Diego Comic-Con 2016's begins with this evening’s preview night, when many of the most desirable collectible exclusives will disappear. Then there are there are the exclusives that’ll likely make it through to Sunday, like 24 karat gold Iron Man and Guan Yu Stan Lee.
Making their debut at San Diego Comic-Con next week and going wide in 2017, Lego BrickHeadz Marvel and DC buildable figures are freakishly adorable.
While it would be much more impressive if the Android-looking tablet the San Diego Comic-Con exclusive Soundwave transformed into actually worked, turning something so flat into a robot with such presence is still quite a feat.
I didn’t make it to Comic-Con 2015, but there was no way the show was going to pass without taking a pass at some of Hasbro’s Transformers exclusives, including the return of the original Decepticon combiner terror, Devastator.
Almost every single video game movie ever has sucked. It’s just inevitable when you take a medium that’s so personal and expand it into a less engaging experience. Duncan Jones, director of probably the biggest video game movie of all time Warcraft, knows this and thinks he’s fixed it.
There wasn’t a new trailer from Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Comic-Con but, in a way, they gave us something better. A three-minute, behind-the-scenes video chock full of nostaliga, intrigue and quite a few easter eggs. Did you miss any? We’ve uncovered them all.
In other words, it’s everything fans wanted in a Deadpool movie, with a side of “big chrome cock-gobbler.”
Here’s our first look at the toy version of Victorion, the first all-female Transformers combiner. Fans voted on her name, gender, modes...color scheme. Maybe this fan voting thing isn’t so great after all.
Can’t join the hundreds of thousands of men, women and children dressed up as their favorite characters at San Diego Comic-Con? We’ve got the next best thing. It’s a video of the best of the floor from preview night 2015.
Starting tomorrow, io9 will join hundreds of thousands of fans in San Diego for the biggest event in pop culture: San Diego Comic-Con. And if you’re lucky enough to be there too, then there’s plenty to see. Here are the events fans absolutely should not miss at Comic-Con.
The San Diego Comic-Con 2015 dealers room opens its doors on Wednesday evening, launching an extended weekend filled with standing in line to get limited edition stuff. Here’s what’s worth waiting for.
While the kid-focused Transformers toys of 2015 will revolve around the upcoming animated series, the adult collector catering Generations line is going combiner crazy, with new takes on the massive amalgams of Aerialbots and Stunticons — Superion and Menasor.