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BEST BETS: "Jessica Jones," "Big Trouble/Escape from New York" & More October 2016 Highlights

BEST BETS: "Jessica Jones," "Big Trouble/Escape from New York" & More October 2016 Highlights

The original "Alias" creative team reunites, two classic Carpenter movies crossover, "Archie" debuts the new Cheryl Blossom and more must reads.

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How "X-Men: Apocalypse" Should Have Ended

Film

How It Should Have Ended takes on plot holes from "X-Men: Apocalypse," written by the fans.

34 minutes ago
by Nigel Mitchell
BEST BETS:

BEST BETS: "Jessica Jones," "Big Trouble/Escape from New York" & More October 2016 Highlights

Comic Books

The original "Alias" creative team reunites, two classic Carpenter movies crossover, "Archie" debuts the new Cheryl Blossom and more must reads.

1 hour ago
by Anthony Couto
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New "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" Photos Reveal Newt Scamander's Menagerie

Film

The new "Fantastic Beasts" trailer that premiered at San Diego Comic-Con revealed the titular beasts in spades.

1 hour ago
Batman Infiltrates the Colony in

Batman Infiltrates the Colony in "Detective Comics" #937 Preview

Comic Books

"Rise of the Batmen" marches on in James Tynion & Alvaro Martinez's "Detective Comics" #937, and there may be no escape for the Dark Knight.

1 hour ago

"Aliens'" Cast, Crew & Fans Unite to Celebrate 30th Anniversary at SDCC

Film

James Cameron, Sigourney Weaver, Bill Paxton and more gathered to reminisce and celebrate the legacy of their lasting sci-fi/horror classic.

3 hours ago
Things Get Hairy Between Diana & Cheetah in

Things Get Hairy Between Diana & Cheetah in "Wonder Woman" #3 Preview

Comic Books

Once friends, then enemies, Diana and Cheetah debate their current relationship status in this preview from Greg Rucka and Liam Sharp.

3 hours ago
WATCH: Matt Ryan is John Constantine in

WATCH: Matt Ryan is John Constantine in "Justice League Dark" First Look

Comic Books, Film

The "Justice League Dark" trailer and behind-the-scenes first look included on the "Killing Joke" home video release has surfaced online.

3 hours ago
by Anthony Couto

"Suicide Squad" Pays Homage to Co-Creator John Ostrander with Easter Egg

Comic Books, Film

It looks like there'll be a few nods to those who helped popularize the anti-hero ensemble for eagle-eyed fans.

4 hours ago
by Andrew Paul
DiDio & Lee Says DC Will Take the Time to Do

DiDio & Lee Says DC Will Take the Time to Do "Watchmen"/Rebirth Story 'Right'

Comic Books

DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan DiDio & Jim Lee tell CBR that it'll be a while before the story of "Watchmen" involvement in the DC Universe continues.

4 hours ago
by Albert Ching

"Titans" #1 Preview Asks Wally West, "Who Is Linda Park?"

Comic Books

The mystery of what happened to Wally and the rest of the Teen Titans deepens, as Dan Abnett and Brett Booth's Rebirth saga continues to unfold.

4 hours ago
David Ayer Shoots Down Rumor That Joker is Actually Jason Todd

David Ayer Shoots Down Rumor That Joker is Actually Jason Todd

Comic Books, Film

The "Suicide Squad" director debunks a rumor that Jared Leto's Joker is secretly a corrupted Jason Todd.

4 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
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Former "Captain Marvel" Writer DeConnick Comments on Brie Larson Casting

Comic Books, Film

With some backlash starting to stir against Brie Larson being chosen to play Captain Marvel, former "Captain Marvel" writer Kelly Sue DeConnick throws support her way.

4 hours ago
by Jesse Gormley
Whedon, Tancharoen Reveal How

Whedon, Tancharoen Reveal How "Agents of SHIELD" Will Merge Science & Magic

TV

The executive producers address how they will combine LMDs with Ghost Rider, as well as that Squadron Supreme Easter egg.

4 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
How Many People Has Superman Killed? And More Comic Questions Answered

How Many People Has Superman Killed? And More Comic Questions Answered

Comic Books

CSBG answers a bunch of reader-submitted questions, including their latest involving the Man of Steel's actual death count.

4 hours ago
REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Jason Bourne" Might Be The Worst Movie Of The Summer

Film, Film Reviews

Nearly a decade since he last reprised the role of reluctant assassin, Matt Damon returns with "Jason Bourne." But you might wish he hadn't.

5 hours ago
From Batgirl to Oracle: The Evolution of DC Comics' Barbara Gordon

From Batgirl to Oracle: The Evolution of DC Comics' Barbara Gordon

Comic Books

CSBG explains how Barbara Gordon went from the events of "The Killing Joke" to the Birds of Prey founding member known as Oracle.

5 hours ago

"Justice League": 10 Biggest Takeaways from the Comic-Con Sizzle Reel

Comic Books, Film

We break down all the best parts from the "Justice League" footage DC Films and Warner Bros. debuted at Comic-Con.

6 hours ago
by Anthony Couto
SDCC: Marvel Animation Promises New Team-Ups,

SDCC: Marvel Animation Promises New Team-Ups, "Secret Wars," Rocket and Groot Shorts & More

TV, Comic Books

Ms. Marvel joins the ranks of the animated Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy's bromantic couple lands their own 'toons, and much more.

7 hours ago
by Marykate Jasper
Gadot Reveals How She Learned She Was About To Become Wonder Woman

Gadot Reveals How She Learned She Was About To Become Wonder Woman

Comic Books, Film

Gal Gadot reveals the exact moment she learned she was cast as the hero, and Patty Jenkins explains how she landed her role as director.

7 hours ago
by Jesse Gormley
Kirkman's Plan for the Conclusion of

Kirkman's Plan for the Conclusion of "The Walking Dead" Has Changed

Comic Books

"The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman revealed that his plans for the conclusion of the Image Comics series have changed -- again.

7 hours ago
by Meagan Damore
Bruce Timm Weighs In On Implications Of

Bruce Timm Weighs In On Implications Of "Killing Jokes" Sexualized Joker

Film

Timm discusses what the film says about Joker's sexuality, and its approach to the graphic novel's sexual violence.

7 hours ago
by Brett White

"Agents of SHIELD's" Darker Direction Will Fit Better With Marvel's Netflix Shows, Says Gregg

TV

At San Diego Comic-Con, Gregg revealed which Netflix character he wants to meet and discussed the potential of crossovers with the Netflix shows.

8 hours ago
by Meagan Damore

"The Walking Dead" Welcomes Negan, Expands World with New Characters, Locales & Zombies

TV, Comic Books

"Walking Dead's" mainstays discuss dealing with fan fallout over controversial developments, the full impact of Negan's arrival, and more.

8 hours ago
by Scott Huver
WATCH: Entire Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary SDCC Panel

WATCH: Entire Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary SDCC Panel

Comic Books, Film

The full presentation, featuring Jim Lee, Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot has been released online by DC Entertainment.

9 hours ago
by Jesse Gormley

"Ghostbusters": 11 Things the Sequel Needs to Do to Succeed

Film

With Sony reportedly moving forward with a "Ghostbusters" sequel, CBR looks at ways to make the next "Ghostbusters 2" better than the last.

10 hours ago
by BJ Mendelson
Disney's

Disney's "Moana" Unveils New Characters, Voice Actors

Film

"Moana" announced a slew of new voice actors today including Jemaine Clement, Rachel House, Temuera Morrison, Nicole Scherzinger, and Alan Tudyk.

19 hours ago
LOOK: Meet the Ravagers from

LOOK: Meet the Ravagers from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2"

Film

"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" director James Gunn posted a photo of the Ravagers today, including all of their names.

20 hours ago
by Lauren Gallaway
SDCC:

SDCC: "Supergirl" Cast Improvises a Season 1 Recap Song

TV, Comic Books

The CW’s "Supergirl" cast proved their talents aren't limited to acting, busting into improvised song while discussing the series at Comic-Con.

21 hours ago
by Sara Kern
Lupita N'yongo Shares First

Lupita N'yongo Shares First "Black Panther" Plot Details

Film

Lupita N'yongo, who was confirmed to be in "Black Panther" at Comic-con, shares some of the first details of the film.

21 hours ago
by Lauren Gallaway

"Black Panther's" Boseman Explains How the MCU Avoids "Magical Negro" Trope in "Civil War"

Comic Books, Film

The actor recently talked about the importance of King T'Challa as he relates to the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe.

22 hours ago
by Andrew Paul

"Agents of SHIELD" Season Four Adds "Walking Dead" Alum Lilli Birdsell

TV

Lilli Birdsell, who made a name for herself in a series of "Walking Dead" webisodes, will join the cast of "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." in season four.

22 hours ago
by Lauren Gallaway

"Thor: Ragnarok's" Karl Urban Looks More Like Skurge Everyday

Comic Books, Film

A new tweet reveals the "Dredd" star's new haircut makes him look more like Marvel's Skurge the Executioner -- and Thor plays Connect Four?

22 hours ago
by Sara Kern
Elba Gave Pine a Black Eye While Filming

Elba Gave Pine a Black Eye While Filming "Star Trek Beyond"

Film

According to Chris Pine and Idris Elba, the stars of the latest "Star Trek" movie may have gone a bit overboard with their method acting.

22 hours ago
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Report: "Han Solo" Trilogy In the Works with Star Alden Ehrenreich

Film

A new report suggests that two more Han Solo films are on the way after 2018's prequel movie with Alden Ehrenreich.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
Not Yet Curtains for You, Dr. Horrible: Whedon Updates

Not Yet Curtains for You, Dr. Horrible: Whedon Updates "Sing-Along Blog" Sequel Status

TV

At Comic-Con International, Joss Whedon laid out what needs to fall into place to make a "Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog" sequel happen.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Cassandra Clarke

"Doctor Strange" Director Says the Film Will Serve as Entryway to the Marvel Multiverse

Comic Books, Film

Director Scott Derrickson warns that "Doctor Strange" is the movie "where Marvel goes full weird," and the scope could be massively expanding.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Jesse Gormley
SDCC: Charlie Hunnam Won't Return For

SDCC: Charlie Hunnam Won't Return For "Pacific Rim 2"

Film

Although his character appeared in an early draft of the film, the actor says scheduling conflicts prevent him from returning for the sequel.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
SDCC:

SDCC: "Luke Cage's" Coker Compares "Defenders" To X-Men, Wu-Tang & Voltron

TV

"Cage" showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker and head of Marvel TV Jeph Loeb discuss the purpose of the team-up "Defenders" series.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Brett White
Templeton Makes James Bond & Jason Bourne Look Like Chumps in

Templeton Makes James Bond & Jason Bourne Look Like Chumps in "Velvet" #15

Comic Books

Move over, Jason Bourne! In Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting's "Velvet" #15, Velvet Templeton proves why she's the best in the spy game.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Matt Little
EXCL. PREVIEW:

EXCL. PREVIEW: "Archie" #10 Divides Riverdale into Team Archie & Team Betty

Comic Books

Preview this week's issue of "Archie" that sees Riverdale divided into two distinct camps: Team Archie and Team Betty.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
Comic-Con Trailers: The Best of the Best, Ranked

Comic-Con Trailers: The Best of the Best, Ranked

TV, Film

From "Luke Cage" to "Legion" and "The Walking Dead" to "Wonder Woman," we count down the 14 best TV and film trailers from Comic-Con.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by CBR News Team
Bruce Timm on Origins of 'Risky' Batman-Batgirl Sex Scene in

Bruce Timm on Origins of 'Risky' Batman-Batgirl Sex Scene in "The Killing Joke"

Comic Books, Film

DC Animation guru Bruce Timm discusses the controversial Batman/Batgirl romance in the R-rated "Killing Joke" animated adaptation.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Anthony Couto
Confirmed:

Confirmed: "The Flash" Movie's Iris West Is "Dope" Actress Kiersey Clemons

Comic Books, Film

Clemons will reunite with "Dope" director Rick Famuyiwa to play Iris West in the upcoming Ezra Miller-led "Flash" film.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Anthony Couto

"Star Wars" #21 Introduces Deadly, Competent Stromtrooper Unit Scar Squadron

Comic Books

The issue by Jason Aaron and Jorge Molina reveals the deadly commandos that comprise the elite Task Force 99.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Brett White
SDCC: James Gunn Explains Why

SDCC: James Gunn Explains Why "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2" Footage Isn't Being Released

Film

The "Guardians" director explains why he doesn't want fans to see the footage screened at Comic-Con, plus more teases from the Marvel sequel.

Mon, July 25th, 2016
by Jesse Gormley