San Diego Comic-Con 2018: News and Highlights

What are the must-know stories out of this year's SDCC? We've got the comic-con news and highlight round-up here!

The biggest geeky event of the year, San Diego Comic-Con, is finally up and running! From amazing cosplays to to Team Coco’s #ConanCon event to exclusive Comic-Con merch and more, SDCC 2018 is shaping up to be yet another great one. Likewise, the staff at Den of Geek is working no less than our hardest to bring you the most important news and best highlights coming out of this year’s press rooms and panels.

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San Diego Comic-Con 2018 News

Best Cosplays at Comic-Con 2018

We’re rounding up San Diego Comic-Con’s best cosplay this year.

Batman: The Animated Series Blu-ray Collection Coming in October

Batman: The Animated Series is finally getting the Blu-ray collection it deserves!

Riverdale Season 3 Trailer Arrives

Archie, Jughead, Betty, and Veronica will be back for Riverdale Season 3. 

Godzilla: King of the Monsters Trailer Breakdown and Analysis

Let’s take a closer look at the massive new trailer for Godzilla’s return.

The Orville Season 2 Trailer Arrives

What you need to know about The Orville season 2, including latest news, release date, trailers, cast, and much more!

Shazam SDCC Trailer Breakdown and Analysis

With one magic word, we track down every DC Universe easter egg and reference in the Shazam movie trailer!

Aquaman Trailer Breakdown and Analysis

We break down and analyze the Aquaman SDCC trailer scene by scene, and here’s everything we’ve learned!

Eisner Award Winners 2018

Liu is the first woman to win Best Writer at the Eisner Awards, plus much more!

Deadly Class TV Series: New Trailer

Deadly Class, an assassin high school show, is coming to Syfy courtesy of the Russo Bros.

The Purge TV Series: New Trailer Revealed at SDCC

The Purge TV series, which is set for USA Network and Syfy, has been greenlit for 10 episodes. 

Disenchantment Trailer Revealed at SDCC 2018

Netflix fantasy animated series Disenchantment from The Simpsons and Futurama creator, Matt Groening, arrives this summer.

The Flash Season 5 Trailer Reveals New Villain

The Flash Season 5 will run another lap on the CW in the fall! 

Legends of Tomorrow Season 4 Trailer and New Cast Revealed

Everything we know about Legends of Tomorrow season 4 is right here!

The Man in the High Castle Season 3 Trailer and Release Date

The wait for The Man in the High Castle season 3 continues; meanwhile, here’s what we know about the show’s return.

Judge Dredd: Mega City One Has Pilot Script Ready

Judge Dredd: Mega-City One is in the pre-production pipeline.

Cosmos Season 2 Trailer and Release Date

The remake of the Carl Sagan education classic will be returning on National Geographic and Fox.

Supergirl Season 4 Villain Revealed

Manchester Black joins Supergirl season 4 as the main antagonist!

Arrow Season 7 Trailer Shows Oliver Queen in Jail

The CW’s original DC TV Universe show is still on target. Arrow Season 7 is confirmed!

Roswell Reboot Gets New Name, Debuts SDCC 2018 Trailer

The Roswell reboot, titled Roswell, New Mexico, will add immigration as a main theme in the alien drama.

Supergirl Season 4 Trailer Arrives

Supergirl Season 4 will fly for the 2018-2019 season on a new night.

Black Lightning Season 2 Trailer Released

Don’t worry, Black Lightning Season 2 will be back on the CW before you know it. 

Supergirl Season 4 Features First Transgender Superhero on TV

Nicole Maines is joining Supergirl season 4 and will play the first transgender superhero on television, Dreamer.

The Gifted Season 2 Trailer Released

The Gifted Season 2 is on its way! Here’s the first trailer.

Legacies: Trailer Arrives for Vampire Diaries Spinoff

The first trailer for Legacies, a Vampire Diaries spinoff series, is here!

Stan Against Evil Season 3 Trailer Released

Stan Against Evil is back for a third season!

Star Wars Prequel Novels Releasing in 2019

These Star Wars books will follow the adventures of Padme, Obi-Wan, and Qui-Gon Jinn.

Steven Universe: The Movie Announced At SDCC 2018

Cartoon Network announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2018 that Steven Universe will be getting his own movie.

Shazam Trailer Released

The Shazam movie is on the way. Here’s the first trailer.

Aquaman Trailer Arrives

Aquaman is getting his own movie and we have the first trailer!

Wonder Woman 1984 Footage Premieres at SDCC

Wonder Woman 1984 is coming and we’ve just seen the first bit of footage!

Fantastic Beasts: Who is Nicolas Flamel?

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald‘s SDCC 2018 trailer featured a Harry Potter character reveal (VERY) long in the making.

Godzilla 2: King of Monsters Trailer Released

Godzilla: King of Monsters is headed straight for us in 2019.

New Star Wars Comics Revealed

IDW’s Tales from Vader’s Castle horror comic and a Marvel era-spanning Star Wars maxiseries coming soon!

Wonder Woman: Bloodlines Animated Movie Releasing in 2019

Warner Bros. and DC surprised quite a few people by revealing the next animated Wonder Woman movie.

Fantastic Beasts 2: New Trailer Reveals Nicholas Flamel

The new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald has arrived!

Deadpool 2 Deleted Scenes Reveal More X-Men, More Hitler

Deadpool 2 deleted scenes include more interactions at the X-Mansion and a final scene with… Baby Hitler.

Lore Season 2 Release Date, Trailer, and News

Amazon has renewed its podcast-based horror anthology series, Lore, for a second season, with a new showrunner.

Halloween: Horrifying New Footage is Matched by Jamie Lee Curtis Comforting Fan

A terrifying clip of the new Halloween is only topped when Jamie Lee Curtis comforts a fan who credits her performance with saving his life.

Ryan Reynolds Wants to Explore Deadpool’s Pansexuality in More Movies

Deadpool 2 stars Ryan Reynolds and Brianna Hildebrand talk LGBTQ superheroes in the series, and exploring Wade’s pansexuality in the future.

Search for Castle Rock Doc Explores Stephen King’s Childhood

If Bangor, Maine, is so scary, why does Stephen King still live there? The Search for Castle Rock skips that part.

Archer Season 10 Title Revealed, Will Head to Space

The cast and crew of Archer confirmed that Archer Season 10 will head to the final frontier.

Venom Villain Revealed at SDCC 2018

Here’s everything you need to know about the Venom movie, starring Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock.

Cloak and Dagger Drops Finale Sneak Peek at SDCC

Here’s what you can expect from the final two episodes of Cloak and Dagger‘s first season.

Marvel’s Cloak and Dagger Season 2 Confirmed

The cast of Cloak and Dagger confirmed at Comic-Con that we will get a second season of the Marvel Freeform drama!

Mega Man: Fully Charged Trailer and Release Date

Mega Man: Fully Charged features all new adventures starring Capcom’s video game icon.

DuckTales Finale Casts Don Cheadle as Donald Duck

Acclaimed actor Don Cheadle finds his voice in this DuckTales clip.

New Batman Costume Revealed by DC

Batman is getting a whole new look that is all-too-familiar. Yes, the black trunks are back!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Reboot In the Works

Joss Whedon will be executive producing a reboot of his classic Buffy the Vampire Slayer series that will be a more diverse update.

Star Trek: Short Treks Expands Discovery Universe

CBS All Access will add a miniseries to its Star Trek offerings in the fall, creating four shorts that share backstories and more.

Glass: Trailer Arrives for Unbreakable Sequel

Glass brings together characters from Unbreakable and Split for a major showdown.

Glass: M. Night Shyamalan Recalls When He Couldn’t Use ‘Comic Books’ in Unbreakable

Glass’ M. Night Shyamalan recalls when he was told not to say ‘comic books’ while promoting Unbreakable. That is for ‘those people.’

The Flash Will Die in New DC Comic Event from Tom King

The Flash is destined to die in Tom King’s Heroes in Crisis.

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus SDCC Trailer Released

The first substantial footage of the Invader Zim revival should spark plenty of childhood memories.

Top Gun 2: Jennifer Connelly Joins Cast

Tom Cruise will return in Top Gun: Maverick, which opens in July 2019. And he won’t be alone. Jennifer Connelly is joining the cast!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Trailer Released

Get your first look at Star Trek: Discovery season 2!

Star Trek: Discovery Season 2 Spock Appearance Confirmed With Details

Spock will be in Star Trek: Discovery Season 2.

Batwoman CW TV Series Teaser Released

Batwoman is coming to the CW Arrowverse in a big way. Not only is she starring in the next crossover, but she’s also getting her own series!

It: Chapter 2 Footage Revealed and Described at SDCC

Horror fans at SDCC got their first glimpse of the Losers Club all grown-up in It: Chapter Two. So of course Richie runs his mouth.

The Walking Dead Season 9: Whisperers Confirmed As Villains

The Walking Dead Season 9 has cast Samantha Morton as Alpha, meaning some recent comic villains will be joining the show.

The Walking Dead Season 9 Trailer and Release Date Revealed

What you need to know about The Walking Dead season 9, including latest news, release date, trailers, cast, and much more!

Lego DC Super-Villains: Release Date, Trailers, and Everything Else We Know

Take on the dumb forces of good in Lego DC Super-Villains.

Fear the Walking Dead Season 4B Trailer Arrives

Everything you need to know about the second half of Fear the Walking Dead season 4, including latest news, trailers, and more!

Voltron Season 7 Trailer Arrives

Voltron Season 7 is on the way! Here’s the first trailer.

Voltron: Shiro Has a Male Significant Other

It’s confirmed: Voltron‘s Shiro had a relationship with Adam.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6: Everything We Know

Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 6 is happening thanks to NBC. Here’s everything we know from SDCC and more!

Dr. Horrible Comic Book Revealed At SDCC 2018

Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog is returning as a comic book for Dark Horse.

Young Justice Season 3 Trailer, Release Date Possibilities, and News

Young Justice returns for more crime-fighting action! Here’s your first look at the new season.

Van Helsing Season 3 SDCC Trailer and More

Van Helsing season 3 will be here before too long, and we’ve got the latest trailer from Comic-Con as well as other news about the show.

Titans: Lex Luthor, Superboy, and More Characters Revealed

Donna Troy, Jason Todd, Lex Luthor, and Superboy are coming to Titans!

Roddenberry Releases Deep Space Nine Concept Art From Vault

We’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at one of the BTS treasures Roddenberry Entertainment is releasing from its vault.

Doctor Who Season 11 To Include Show’s First Ever Writers of Color

The first woman Doctor isn’t the only history-making aspect of Doctor Who Season 11.

Annabelle 3 Confirmed, Set in Warren House

Gary Dauberman, writer of The Nun and Annabelle, is helming Annabelle 3, a 1970s-set horror where the doll comes for Judy Warren.

Doctor Who Season 11: What Can We Expect?

Based on what’s emerged from the Doctor Who SDCC panel, we look ahead to series 11, the Thirteenth Doctor, and what’s ahead.

Netflix Orders Z-Nation Spinoff Starring Jaime King

Jaime King will star as a mother looking for her daughter in the zombie apocalypse in Z-Nation spinoff, Black Summer.

The Comics Journal Returns to Print

The legendary comic book periodical hasn’t seen print since 2015.

Iron Fist Season 2: Typhoid Mary to Be Played by Alice Eve

In Iron Fist Season 2, Alice Eve will be portraying a character from Marvel history who has tangled with Daredevil, Deadpool, and more.

Shazam Comic Series from Geoff Johns Revealed by DC

Geoff Johns is working on a new Shazam series for DC, with art from Dale Eaglesham.

Iron Fist Season 2 Teaser Trailer and Release Date Revealed

Marvel’s Iron Fist Season 2 is on the way and now we know exactly when it will arrive! Here’s a new trailer, too…

Batman: Three Jokers Comic from Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok Revealed by DC

The Three Jokers mystery will finally be solved in a new miniseries by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok!

Better Call Saul Season 4 SDCC Trailer Released

After releasing a full Better Call Saul Season 4 trailer earlier today, AMC has sweetened the pot by unveiling yet another trailer at San Diego Comic-Con. 

Titans: SDCC Trailer Breakdown and Analysis

It’s time to dissect that Titans SDCC trailer to figure out what secrets it might hold about the show!

Impulse Season 2 Confirmed, SDCC Trailer Released

YouTube Premium is bringing back Doug Liman’s Impulse for another season and has offered up a brand new trailer.

Nightflyers: New SDCC Trailer Arrives

Syfy is adapting George R.R. Martin’s novella and 1987 movie, Nightflyers, as a TV series. Here’s a new trailer from SDCC!

Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Trailer and Release Date Revealed

Everything we know about Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, including latest news, release date, trailers, and much more!

Stargirl TV Series Coming To DC Universe

DC’s new streaming service, DC Universe, has announced Stargirl as its seventh original series.

The Walking Dead: Andrew Lincoln Exit Confirmed

It’s confirmed: The Walking Dead season 9 will be the last time we see Rick Grimes on the small screen.

Aquaman Gets First Woman Writer

The brilliant Kelly Sue DeConnick is taking over the Aquaman solo book!

The Curse of La Llorona: Teaser Trailer Released

The Curse of La Llorona tells a more modern version of a Mexican folklore story.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars Returns with SDCC Trailer

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is returning to our television sets with 12 new episodes.

New Batman and Joker Team Book Coming from Marc Silvestri

Batman is forced to team up with the Joker in order to save Jim Gordon in a new book by comic book legend Marc Silvestri!

Doctor Who Season 11 SDCC Trailer Arrives

The first Doctor Who season 11 trailer has arrived! Take your first look at the Thirteenth Doctor.

New Graphic Novels Coming from DC Young Reader Imprints

New young reader graphic novels are coming from DC.

Power Rangers and Street Fighter Team Up For Live-Action Short

Power Rangers and the heroes of Street Fighter will be teaming up in a new live action short. An official teaser was revealed.

Green Lantern Reboot Coming from Grant Morrison

Grant Morrison is taking over Green Lantern comics at DC, with art from the great Liam Sharp!

Rugrats Revived By Nickelodeon As a Film and TV Series

Nickelodeon is bringing Rugrats back to the big and small screens.

Little Women Remake Release Date Confirmed

Greta Gerwig is writing and directing a new Little Women movie and it arrives next year!

Titans: SDCC Trailer Revealed, Plus Everything Else We Know

The Teen Titans are getting their on TV series on the DC Universe streaming service!

DC Universe Subscription Service Now Available for Pre-Order

More details have been revealed about DC Universe, the one-stop streaming and comic book service for DC superhero fans.

Alita: Battle Angel Aims to Be One from the Heart

Robert Rodriguez introduces and discusses 18 minutes of footage from Alita: Battle Angel, reflects on the use of technology in storytelling.

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