Jane Foster as Thor: A Comic Book Primer

So, you, like a lot of people, spent most of your Saturday night this past weekend shrieking with reckless abandon at all of Marvel Studios’ Comic-Con reveals. The Eternals! Black Widow! Shang-Chi! Mahershala Ali as Blade! So much more! But then there was a hell of a shocker: Natalie Portman will return to play Jane…

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Netflix's Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus Has a New Teaser and a Release Date

Action-packed as the first trailer for Netflix’s upcoming Invader Zim movie Enter the Florpus was, it dropped during San Diego Comic-Con with nary a detail as to when folks would be able to watch it. Now, though, we know exactly when everyone’s favorite alien is going to be right back on TV screens where he belongs.

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Source: io9 – Netflix’s Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus Has a New Teaser and a Release Date

Todd McFarlane Has a Really Wild Idea to Get Spawn Made

Quentin Tarantino gives updates on Kill Bill’s next installment and his confusion over the Star Trek timelines. News from the ever-expanding Walking Dead TV universe. Plus some news from CW-land including intriguing updates on the Crisis on Infite Earths crossover event. Spoilers, whoaaaaa!

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Source: io9 – Todd McFarlane Has a Really Wild Idea to Get Spawn Made

Here's All Our San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Coverage in One Handy Location

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 has come and gone and, oh, gosh, was that a convention! With writers and video people on the ground in San Diego and a team of intrepid writers at home, we spent all weekend cranking out all the information we can dig up for your knowledge and entertainment.

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Source: io9 – Here’s All Our San Diego Comic-Con 2019 Coverage in One Handy Location

The Baby From Labyrinth Was a Key Player on The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

The Jim Henson Company knows how to keep things in the family. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance features the return of Brian Froud, one of puppetry’s greatest creators, who’d worked on The Dark Crystal and Labyrinth. But it also features the work of his son, Toby Froud, who you might recognize as one of the 1980s’…

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Source: io9 – The Baby From Labyrinth Was a Key Player on The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance

Sob Along With Kristen Bell as She Contemplates the End of The Good Place

In June, we learned that NBC’s The Good Place, a wonderfully witty series that has sustained its “dead people navigating a supremely complex afterlife” premise by flipping its script with breathtaking deftness, will end after its upcoming fourth season. We’re glad the show gets to wrap up on its own terms, but we are…

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Source: io9 – Sob Along With Kristen Bell as She Contemplates the End of The Good Place

Breaking Down the Familiar Faces and New Reveals of the Powerful Star Trek: Picard Trailer

On Saturday, Sir Patrick Stewart brought down the house at San Diego Comic-Con by revealing our first full look at his return to the iconic role of Captain Jean-Luc Picard. The trailer was laden with intriguing insight not just about the man of the hour, but the future of the Star Trek universe as we know it post-

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Source: io9 – Breaking Down the Familiar Faces and New Reveals of the Powerful Star Trek: Picard Trailer

Scientists Just Discovered a 310-Mile Coral Reef Corridor in the Gulf of Mexico

In the Gulf of Mexico, scientists have found five new coral reefs forming a so-called coral reef corridor. The team of scientists from the University of Veracruz and Mexico’s National Institute of Technology announced their findings earlier this month, reminding us there’s still so much we don’t know about the…

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Source: io9 – Scientists Just Discovered a 310-Mile Coral Reef Corridor in the Gulf of Mexico

Will Black Lightning Join the Arrowverse? Cress Williams Had Some Thoughts at Comic-Con

For as long as Black Lightning’s been airing on the CW, it’s been kept separate from the network’s other DC cape shows despite the fact that the annual crossovers are a big part of what gets people hyped up to watch them every year. During the Black Lightning panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year, the topic came up…

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Source: io9 – Will Black Lightning Join the Arrowverse? Cress Williams Had Some Thoughts at Comic-Con

Amazon's Lord of the Rings Series Has Its First Cast Member

We still know very little about Amazon’s Lord of the Rings series. It will take place sometime prior to J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fellowship of the Ring, director J.A. Bayona (Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom) and consultant Bryan Cogman (Game of Thrones) are involved, and the writers’ room is operating under intense security…

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Source: io9 – Amazon’s Lord of the Rings Series Has Its First Cast Member

She-Ra's SDCC Panel Revealed Adora's True Origins, and How They Nabbed Geena Davis

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power’s third season is just around the corner, and our heroes and enemies are getting bigger and stronger. The princesses have established themselves as a unit—but just as Adora is gaining strength, so is Hordak. And the next season is poised to reveal Adora’s true origins, her connection…

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Source: io9 – She-Ra’s SDCC Panel Revealed Adora’s True Origins, and How They Nabbed Geena Davis

Film From Studio Acquired by Walt Disney Finally Beats Film From Studio Acquired by Walt Disney for Box Office Record

Avengers: Endgame, a movie about a bunch of beautiful superheroes being sad and breaking the timeline, is now the most financially successful movie of all time. It’s been a long road, but we have finally reached the endgame: and really, the winner all along has been Mickey Mouse.

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Source: io9 – Film From Studio Acquired by Walt Disney Finally Beats Film From Studio Acquired by Walt Disney for Box Office Record

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood's Trailer Proves Only Tom Hanks Could Embody a Hero Like Mr. Rogers

After going through something like San Diego Comic-Con, life doesn’t feel like a beautiful day in the neighborhood. That is, until World’s Nicest Person Tom Hanks is seen in the first trailer for A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood taking on the role of Mr. Rogers, the kindest man in television history. It’s a…

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Source: io9 – A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’s Trailer Proves Only Tom Hanks Could Embody a Hero Like Mr. Rogers

Supergirl's Media Landscape Is Getting More Intense With New Arrivals and a Major Exit in Season 5

During yesterday’s Supergirl season five panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and crew took to the stage to both debut the first trailer for the next leg of Kara’s adventure, and to shed a little light about some newcomers who are on their way to shake things up in National City.

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Source: io9 – Supergirl’s Media Landscape Is Getting More Intense With New Arrivals and a Major Exit in Season 5

Dungeons & Dragons Is Celebrating 5 Years of the 5th Edition With a Gorgeous Return to Its First Adventure

When Dungeons & Dragons rebooted its ruleset for its 5th official edition back in 2014, alongside the rules, Wizards of the Coast offered an epic battle against Tiamat herself as the first adventure for new heroes to deal with. Now, five years on, they’re revisiting it for a special, and rather fabulous looking treat.

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Source: io9 – Dungeons & Dragons Is Celebrating 5 Years of the 5th Edition With a Gorgeous Return to Its First Adventure

New Concept Art Reveals Our First Look at Black Widow's Taskmaster

When some concrete info on the Black Widow solo film finally dropped last night at San Diego Comic-Con, all the hints pointed toward Taskmaster, a dude with the power to instantly replicate any physical action he sees, as the villain. Now, with the release of a new official illustration, that’s pretty much confirmed.

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Source: io9 – New Concept Art Reveals Our First Look at Black Widow’s Taskmaster

At Snowpiercer's SDCC Panel, All Anyone Could Talk About Was the Cows

TBS’s Snowpiercer debuted its first trailer at its San Diego Comic-Con panel, along with an extended scene giving us a look at what’s to come. The action was impressive, making the audience feel just as jostled and terrified as the folks on the train. But the real victims were the cows—and after the scene was over,…

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Source: io9 – At Snowpiercer’s SDCC Panel, All Anyone Could Talk About Was the Cows

Doom Patrol Season 2 Will Stream on HBO Max and DC Universe

What the Doom Patrol panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con lacked in the way of footage from the show’s upcoming second season, it made up for with an interesting bit of news. It might be easier for people to get into the series in coming months courtesy of Warner Bros.’ newest streaming endeavor HBO.

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Source: io9 – Doom Patrol Season 2 Will Stream on HBO Max and DC Universe

Everything We Learned About The Expanse Season 4 From the Cast and Crew at SDCC

New episodes of The Expanse are officially coming our way in December—and we now have a better idea of what to expect from the sci-fi show’s fourth season, its first after moving from Syfy to Amazon Prime. The first trailer and clip from the new season blew our minds, but we pulled it together to absorb even more…

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Source: io9 – Everything We Learned About The Expanse Season 4 From the Cast and Crew at SDCC