Stan Lee and Grant Morrison
Launched 8:01 PM - It's time to talk legends, past and present, as Comic Con fired up the "Reinventing the Page: Stan Lee and Grant Morrison Talk Virgin Comics" panel. Rather than just talking about Virgin projects, the panel quickly evolved into the Stan and Grant Show. Let the fun ensue...
Torchwood's John Barrowman to play Captain America?
Launched 7:29 PM - John has confirmed rumors that there have been discussions with his agents and meetings on that very issue. Now there's an amazing casting consideration we didn't see coming!
Blog@Newsarama: Two rumors end, another begins
Comic Con Leaving San Diego?
Launched 6:58 PM - Variety is reporting that Los Angeles and Las Vegas are both trying to lure the geek-gathering and pop culture explosion to their respective cities.
Variety: Could Comic-Con leave San Diego?
The X-Men Panel
Launched 6:32 PM - Marvel unveiled this year's X-Men panel at Comic-Con this afternoon announcing EX Infernus (the return of Magik), Manifest Destiny, the move to San Francisco, X-Force and much more.
Wizard Blog: In next X-event, all hell breaks loose
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: X-Men Panel
Wizard: Marvel's X-Men Panel
Newsarama: Cebulski and Lowe Talk "Ex Infernus"
CBR: CCI: The X-Men Panel
Newsarama: Marvel's X-Men Panel
Umbrella Academy Returning To Comics and... Watchmen?
Launched - 5:53 PM - My Chemical Romance front man Gerard Way is in attendance discussion the return Umbrella Academy, possible film options and more.
MTv Splash Page: My Chemical Romance To Perform Bob Dylan Cover In ‘Watchmen’ Movie
Devil's Due Promises a Surprise Guest
Launched - 5:30 PM - Devil's Due has promised a "blockbuster surprise guest you won’t want to miss”. Who is it? Follow the link to CBR below for the big reveal.
Terry Moore Brings Echo to San Diego
Launched - 5:14 PM - Terry Moore has created on of our favorite new series of 2008 and he's made his way to San Diego in support of Echo. We're certainly keeping an eye our for Echo updates for our coverage.
Launched 4:37 PM - X-Men's own Wolverine made a surprise appearance Thursday during Fox's presentation at Comic-Con International. Questions abound as everyone's talking X-Men Origins: Wolverine.
E! Online: Hugh Jackman's Wolverine Surprise
Comics Continuum: CCI X-Men Origins: Wolverine
Robert Kirkman and Image
Launched 4:10 PM - As announced previously, Robert Kirkman is now a partner at Image Comics joining the remaining artists ( Erik Larsen, Marc Silvestri, Todd McFarlane and Jim Valentino) representing the original seven founders. Further details are emerging in San Diego.
Comic Related: Kirkman/Image Partner
Ed Brubaker's Angel of Death
Launched 3:50 PM - Ed Brubaker and White Rock Lake Productions have teamed to produce Angel of Death, a new live-action series for Crackle.com, Sony Pictures Entertainment’s online video network, that will premiere in 2009.
Comic Related: Ed Brubaker Creates Live-Action Online Series
DC Universe Online
Launched 3:10 PM - Details on DC's MMO from Sony Online's Austin studio continue to emerge as Jim Lee steps up as the game's Executive Creative Director with EverQuest developers, Chris Cao and Shawn Lord also being referenced as involved.
Big Download Blog: Fans get first hands-on with DC Universe Online
Newsarama: Sony's DC Universe Online Presentation
Mainstream Press Stories
Launched 2:58 PM - We all know the giants of comic coverage (Newsarama, CBR, Comic Related, Wizard, etc.) but what are the more mainstream press outlets saying about the show? Here we go...
USA Today: Comic-Con treats filmmakers as royalty
Hollywood Reporter: Comic-Con's geek chic fading?
Launched 2:50 PM - As sites begin photo blogging from San Diego, we'll sort out all the pages and share the links from Thursday right here. All the sights to go with all the action!
Wizard: San Diego Comic-Con Day One
Flickr: Comics212's Photostream
Blog@Newsarama: Preview Night Pictures
Tor.com: Under Construction
Comics Oughta Be Fun: Photo Blogging with Bully
Grant Morrison's MBX
Launched 2:30 PM - Virgin Comics and digital animation producer Perspective Studios announce an international collaboration with Grant Morrison on MBX, an animation franchise based on India's The Mahabharata.
Wizard: Introducing Grant Morrison's MBX
Blog@Newsarama: Virgin unveils Morrison’s MBX
Comics Continuum: Grant Morrison's MBX
Launched 1:51 PM - You know we're always on top of Watchmen information and there's tons of it coming to light at Comic Con. Glenn from WatchmenComicMovie.com is digging up information for phone updates and his own site. While we watch for those reports over the weekend, here are some fun links to follow.
/film: The Owlship From Watchmen
Blog@Newsarama: Watching the Watchmen ‘trailer effect’
MTv Splash Page: First Look At The Watchmen Dr. Manhattan And Owl Ship Statues
Beat: Hit of the Show
Beat: Watchmen: The Games
J.J. Abrams and Warner Brothers Television "Fringe"
Launched 1:31 PM - Produced by Bad Robot in association with Warner Bros. Television, Fringe is the story of a research scientist named Walter Bishop (described as Frankenstein mixed with Einstein), his son and a female FBI agent who brings them all together. The show is described as a cross between The X-Files, Altered States and The Twilight Zone.
Newsarama: J.J. Abrams 'Fringe' Review
Pulse: A Fringe Pilot Review
Wizard: Review of J.J. Abrams Fringe
Show Kickoff Stories and Day Summaries
Launched 1:22 PM - As the convention begins to rage forth and devour fans pocketbooks and ability to comprehend the world around them, we'll be gathering here all the stories we find related to the launch of the show.
Blog@Newsarama: Comic-Con: the story so far
Beat: Live from B.L.A.R.D.
About.com: San Diego Comic Con International Profile
Newsarama: Comic Con Preview Night Floor Buzz
The Guide of Guides to Comic-Con International
Launched 12:31 PM - Looking for a guide to help you navigate the insanity that is San Diego Comic-Con? About.com and the Comics Report have two solid resources to keep you covered as you navigate all the advice on what to bring, see and do at Comic-Con.
Comics Reporter: Collective Memory: CCI 2008
Darwyn Cooke on the "Parker" Graphic Novels
Launched 8:48 AM - Friend of the site, Ron Fortier sent us the first breaking news story of Comic-Con. Ron described it as "awesome news, bringing comics and crime novels together in a glorious way". IDW Publishing announced Wednesday during preview night that Darwyn Cooke will be adapting the Parker series crime novels written by Donald Westlake.
Beat: Cooke tackles PARKER
Newsarama: Darwyn Cooke To Adapt 'Parker' Novels @ IDW
Blog@Newsarama: Meet The Press with Darwyn Cooke
Comics Continuum: Darwyn Cooke's Parker Graphic Novels
Beat (mention): Hour One
Thursday, July 24th, 8:00 AM - This is a different kind of coverage for Comic Related. Our plan is to roll out the updates on a regular basis throughout each day on individual pages. Think of it as a blow-by-blow rolling blog. This is the page for Thursday's show coverage. We encourage you to reload/refresh the page regularly to see updates as we flow them onto the site. It all happens here and the newest updates will be added to the top of each page.
Launched 11:34 PM - Congrats to Mr. Wonderful, Justice League of America, Y: The Last Man, The Umbrella Academy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Mouse Guard (twice), Laika, Perry Bible Fellowship, the 5 Anthology, Satchel Paige, Exit Wounds, the Complete Terry and the Pirates, I Shall Destroy All Civilized Planets, I Killed Adolf Hitler, Tekkonkinkreet: Black & White, Ed Brubaker, Chris Ware, Eric Powell (twice), Pia Guerra, James Jean, Dave Stewart, Todd Klein, Chuck BB, Newsarama, Douglas Wolk, Process Recess 2 and all the Hall of Fame entrants.
Comics Reporter: Your 2008 Eisner Award Winners
Hugh Jackman Hanging At The Con
Launched 6:49 PM - X-Men's own Wolverine made a surprise appearance Thursday during Fox's presentation at Comic-Con International and he's still making news. For yesterday's links click here and today's updates follow.
Ain't It Cool News: Mr. Beaks Gets Skewered by Wolverine at Comic Con!
Incredible Hulk, Ed Norton and the Avengers
Launched 6:37 PM - We all know that Ed Norton refused to do press to support the Incredible Hulk film. Curious to learn more about what happened? Follow the EW link which also contains an Avengers update.
DC Vertigo Panel
Launched 6:32 PM - Panelists on the Vertigo panel included Amy Hadley, Matt Wagner, Cameron Stewart, Jason Aaron, G. Willow Wilson, Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, David Tischman, Brian Azzarello, Matt Sturges, Will Dennis, Fabio Moon, Gabrielle Ba, Brian Wood and Joshua Dysart.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Vertigo
Punisher: War Zone
Launched 6:27 PM - Early looks at the new Punisher film are proving just a bit, well... less than jaw dropping. Only time will tell with this film based on the story work of Garth Ennis.
Ain't It Cool News: The Unfortunate Reality Behind Punisher War Zone
Ain't It Cool News: Punisher War Zone Comic Con Clip Is Online
Launched 6:17 PM - Dan Didio hosted the panel featuring Eddie Berganza, Peter Tomasi, Greg Rucka, Brad Meltzer, Philip Tan, Grant Morrison (is he on every panel?), Alex Sinclair and Geoff Johns. Didio handed out b/w copies of #3 and invited fans to read it on stage during the panel.
Wizard Blog: Final Crisis Panel
The Spirit Panel
Launched 6:03 PM - The Lionsgate Spirit Panel featured Frank Miller, producer Deborah Del Prete, Gabriel Macht, Samuel L. Jackson and Jamie King. Miller spoke about his relationship with Will Eisner. The trailer was featured during the presentation.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: The Spirit
Wizard Blog: The Spirit Panel
The Image Comics Show
Launched 5:54 PM - Robert Kirkman, Whilce Portacio, Jim Valentino, Rob Liefeld, Erik Larsen and Marc Silvestri made up this panel. Announcement-wise Darwyn Cooke is doing a story for Madman, Firebreather and Mice Templar will see animated series, the Nocturnals will soon return AND a new six-issue miniseries is coming featuring art by Whilce Portacio, Jim Valentino, Marc Silvestri, Rob Liefeld, Erik Larsen and Todd McFarlane. Best yet, it will be written by Robert Kirkman.
Wizard Blog: The Image Comics Show
The Joss Whedon Panel
Launched 5:39 PM - Friends, there are few things that will make me (it's Chuck doing the reporting here) stop everything I'm doing and take note. All you have to do is say the words "Joss Whedon" and you have my instant and undivided attention. Fanby tendencies aside, here's the links...
Wizard: The Joss Whedon Panel
Newsarama: Joss Whedon on Dr. Horrible
Wizard Blog: Joss Whedon Panel
No Rest For The Dark Knight Panel
Launched 5:32 PM - Batman comics Editor Mike Marts introducing Grant Morrison, Jerry Robinson, Dustin Nguyen, Brian Azzarello and Paul Dini for this panel. RIP, the Batman titles, Gotham Knight and more was discussed during this gathering of all thing Bat-ty.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Batman
The Pulse: Batman No Rest For the Dark Knight
Wizard Blog: Batman: No Rest For The Dark Knight
Devil's Due: Hack/Slash and Beyond! Panel
Launched 3:15 PM - Devil's Due Marketing Manager Brian Warmoth stepped up and knocked one out of the park as he welcome Kevin Spacey to the stage. Discussing new ways to publish comics, the partnership with TriggerStreet was announced.
Marvel Studios Panel
Launched 2:20 PM - Marvel Studios hosted its first panel at Comic-Con International. There will certainly be coverage, but Comics Continuum share audio from the presentation. Why hear others explain it when you can hear it for yourself?
Comics Continuum: Audio from the Marvel Studios Panel
Dark Horse Horror Panel
Launched: 1:34 PM - Bernie Wrightson... Need we say more. Add to him Criminal Macabre news, Goon news, Creepy Archives and much more.
CBR: Dark Horse Horror
The Pulse : Dark Horse Horror: Ongoing Creepy Series
Red Sonja Panel
Launched: 1:23 PM - Rose McGowan and an utterly sexy poster helm this first look at the newest thing to come out of the Western Hyrkanian steppes since... well... okay, she's the best to come out of those steppes... Now there's going to be a film.
Comics Continuum: Audio from the Red Sonja Panel
Comic Related: Check out the poster
CBR: Red Sonja One-On-One
Cup O' Joe Panel
Launched: 1:06 PM - The trailer for the upcoming BET Black Panther animated series was unveiled and announcements flowed at this convention tradition panel.
CBR: Cup O' Joe
Wizard Blog: Cup O’ Joe
Comics Continuum: Cup O' Joe
Launched once again today: 1:32 PM - We're back with more Watchmen news. We'll be talking with Glenn from WatchmenComicMovie.com this evening for our first podcast. While we await his report, here are the latest Watchmen related stories (and Thursday's stories are linked here).
Ain't It Cool News: Quint watches the new Watchmen footage at Comic-Con
Beat: Watchmen Wows
Wizard Blog: Watchmen Panel
Batman: The Brave and the Bold Panel
Launched: 1:06 PM - DC newest animated series, Batman: The Brave and the Bold took center stage. Up on the panel were Sam Register (Producer and Executive Vice President of Warner Brothers), James Tucker (Supervising Producer), Michael Jelenic (Head Editor), Brandon Vietti (Director), Ben Jones (Director), Michael Chang (Director), Diedrich Bader (Batman), and Andrea Romano (Voice Director).
Newsarama: DiDio on Brave & Bold
Comics Continuum: See the Clip from the Series Shown at the Convention
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: The Brave and the Bold
Wizard Blog: Batman: The Brave and the Bold Panel
Superman: Man of Tomorrow
Launched: 11:56 AM - Geoff Johns and James Robinson serve up all the latest on the Man of Steel, or in this case, Man of Tomorrow.
Comic-Con Jumping the Shark?
Launched 11:30 AM - Comic Con has evolved into a very different show than it was in its early days. As the Hollywood infestation of this show grows and the properties covered go well beyond the standard comic, it's left many asking if Comic Con has officially jumped the shark?
Blog@Newsarama: Selling out in San Diego
DC Nation Panel
Launched 10:56 AM - Dan Didio started the panel hosting Judd Winick, Keith Giffen, Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver, Mike Carlin, Bob Wayne, Jann Jones, James Robinson, Greg Rucka, Ian Sattler, Peter Tomasi and Bill Willingham.
Newsarama: DC Nation Panel, Kevin Smith is Back
The Pulse : Kevin Smith on Batman For Three
CBR: DC Nation
Wizard Blog: DC Nation Panel
Launched 10:44 AM - As sites begin photo blogging from San Diego, we'll sort out all the pages and share the links from Friday right here. All the sights to go with all the action (and you can jump back to photos from Thursday by clicking here).
Mondo Marvel Panel
Launched at 10:32 AM - Marvel Marketing's Jim McCann hosted Ed Brubaker, editor Mark Paniccia, C.B. Cebulski, Jason Aaron, Warren Simons, Jeff Parker, Matt Fraction, Kevin Grevioux, Mat Broome and Greg Pak.
CBR: Mondo Marvel
Wizard Blog: Mondo Marvel Panel
X-Files at Comic Con
Launched at 10:10 AM - X-Files: I Want To Believe hits theaters today. Is the film represented at Comic Con? We'll cobble together any stories we find here in this new thread.
Newsarama: Review - X-Files: I Want To Believe
Launched at 9:46 AM - Why do you work in comics? and Who inspires you? In this panel, a star laden lineup answer that question. The panel included Jim Lee, John Cassaday, Matt Fraction, Mike Mignola, Robert Kirkman, Colleen Doran, and Grant Morrison
Wizard Blog: Entertainment Weekly’s The Visionaries: Filmmakers
Wizard Blog: Entertainment Weekly's Comic Book Creators
Show Floor Cams
Launched at 9:10 AM - The good folks at Sideshow Collectibles have set up three cams that are running live when the show floor is open. The link below will take you to their booth map which has three camera links on the right side. Give them a try in a couple hours and join in the fun.
Sideshow Collectibles: Show Floor Map and Cam Links
Friday, July 25th, 8:00 AM - We're back with day two of our San Diego Comic Con International coverage. We encourage you to reload/refresh the page regularly to see updates as we flow them onto the site. It all happens here and the newest updates will be added to the top of each page.
This is a different kind of convention coverage for Comic Related. Our plan is to roll out the updates on a regular basis throughout each day on individual pages. Think of it as a blow-by-blow rolling blog. This is the page for Friday's show coverage.
Our Related Recap podcast returns with Episode #25
Checking in with friends following the first two days of Comic-Con!
Episode #025 - Run time: 37 min, 40 sec
Mainstream Press Stories
Launched 10:49 PM - We all know the giants of comic coverage (Newsarama, CBR, Comic Related, Wizard, etc.) but what are the more mainstream press outlets saying about the show? Here we go...
New York Times: Comic-Con Brings Out the Stars, and Plugs for Movies
New York Times: In Comic-Con Galaxy, Stars and Terrestrials Meet
Publishers Weekly: More Crowds, More Comics at San Diego
DC Animated Panel
Launched 10:03 PM - DC Comics' Gregory Noveck and Paul Levitz, voice director Andrea Romano, producer Bruce Timm, director Lauren Montgomery and actor Nathan Fillion were on hand as Warner Bros shared with fans a first look at next year's Wonder Woman animated feature as part of today's DC Animated Panel.
Newsarama: DC Animation Panel
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: DC Animated
Marvel Ultimate Universe Panel
Launched 7:32 PM - Marvel staged its Ultimate Universe panel on Saturday night with panelists Joe Quesada, Jeph Loeb, Joe Pokaski, Aron Coleite, publisher Dan Buckley and marketing's Jim McCann.
Blog@Newsarama: Found: One Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk miniseries, slightly worn
Wizard Blog: Marvel's Ultimate Universe Must Die Panel
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Ultimate Universe
DC Nation and DCU Panel
Launched 7:05 PM - DC Comics is hosting two DC Nation panels at this year's Comic-Con International and we're tracking details from the the first panel.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: DCU Panel
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: DC Nation
Launched 6:46 PM - Marvel Comics played host to its Secret Invasion panel at Comic-Con International Saturday night. Panelists include Joe Quesada, Joe Pokaski, Christos Gage, Peter David, Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Ivan Brandon, Jason Aaron, Brian Reed, Chris Yost, Nick Lowe, Daniel Way, C.B. Cebulski and marketing's Jim McCann.
CBR: CCI: Secret Invasion
Newsarama: Marvel's 'Secret Invasion' Panel
Wizard Blog: Marvel Secret Invasion Panel
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con International: Secret Invasion
The Black Panther Featured During BET Panel
Launched 6:30 PM - The new Black Panther animated series is set to debut in February on BET. The goal of the series is to bring the first six issues of the Marvel series by Reginald Hudlin and John Romita Jr. to life.
Newsarama: 'Black Panther' Trailer
CBR: CCI: The BET Panel
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Black Panther
The Heroes Panel
Launched 6:02 PM - An army of over 6,000 Heroes fans packed Comic-Con's largest hall to get the first look at season three (a complete 44-minute preview) which was spoiler filled and discussed by executive producer Tim Kring.
Newsarama: 'Heroes' Panel
Wizard: The Heroes Panel
E Online: Heroes Rocks Comic-Con
The Dollhouse Panel
Launched 5:43 PM - Eliza Dushku, Tahmoh Penikett and Joss Whedon discuss the upcoming series and it's certainly clear that the stars of the new Whedon-helmed sci-fi series are comfortable and enjoying the project.
Newsarama: Whedon, Dushku Open 'Dollhouse' to Comic-Con
The Superman Panel
Launched 5:23 PM - Panelists Sterling Gates, Jamal Igle, James Robinson, Geoff Johns and Renato Guedes were highlighted in a DC Comics panel.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Superman
Covering Those Who Cover...
Launched 4:49 PM - There are a lot of websites out there covering a wide mix of comic related content. We're linking in information on panels that were checking in with those who cover this increasingly wide industry we call comics.
Comic Geek Speak: The Podcasting Panel
Thompson on Hollywood (via Beat): Comic-Con: Revenge of the Web Masters
The Middleman Panel
Launched 4:13 PM - Executive producer Javier Grillo-Marxuach and the main Middleman, Matt Keeslar greeted fans in support of this ABC family series.
The Eric Powell Panel
Launched 4:09 PM - Eric Powell stepped up to the microphone and took questions on all topics except his upcoming movie deal. What he did come loaded with was humor...
Iron Man Armor Adventures
Launched 1:02 PM - There's quite a bit of animation being announced this weekend. It looks like it's going to be a great animated television future for comic book fans and the Iron Man Armor Adventures likes it will be no exception.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Iron Man: Armored Adventures
Wizard Blog: SDCC: Iron Man Armor Adventures
Marvel Your Universe
Launched 12:32 PM - Marvel's Your Universe panel brought together the heads of publication, Marvel Studios, animation, Marvel's President, Kevin Feige, and about 1000 fans. The panel featured what's next for the mighty Marvel media empire, and invited audience input and the company's future.
Newsarama: SDCC '08 - Marvel: Your Universe Panel
The Pulse: SDCC: Marvel Your Universe
The Final Crisis Panel
Launched 12:17 PM - Dan Didio hosted the panel featuring Eddie Berganza, Peter Tomasi, Greg Rucka, Brad Meltzer, Philip Tan, Grant Morrison (is he on every panel?), Alex Sinclair and Geoff Johns. The panel confirmed that the multiverse will survive (and you can find on additional story link in yesterday's coverage).
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Final Crisis
Wizard: 'Final Crisis' Panel
Newsarama: SDCC '08 - DC's 'Crisis Management'
The Pulse: Final Crisis - The Multiverse Will Survive!
EW's Visionaries Panels
Launched once again today at 11:52 AM - Why do you work in comics? and Who inspires you? Entertainment Weekly has been hosting a series of "visionary panels this weekend. Here's more from the series (yesterday's links can be found here).
Still Watching For Watchmen News
Launched once again today: 11:32 AM - We're back with more Watchmen news. We'll be talking with Glenn from WatchmenComicMovie.com once again this evening for our Saturday podcast. While we await his report, here are the latest Watchmen related stories. Thursday's stories are found here and yesterday updates can be found here.
Feature WatchmenComicMove: Ongoing Watchmen Coverage!
Hollywood.com: Comic Con 2008: Watch Out for the 'Watchmen'
Blog@Newsarama: Watchmen posters, based on ‘86 ads
Wizard: EW's Watching the Watchmen
Wizard Blog: Watching the Watchmen
J.G. Jones Panel
Launched 10:45 AM - Final Crisis artist J.G. Jones was spotlighted in his own panel at Comic-Con. Thanks to the Comics Continuum, you can check out every moment of the audio.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: J.G. Jones
Bill Willingham Panel
Launched 10:32 AM - Fables writer Bill Willingham took center stage for his very own panel. Thanks to the Comics Continuum, you can check out every moment of the audio.
Comics Continuum: Comic-Con: Bill Willingham
Your 2008 Eisner Award Winners
Launched 10:02 AM - We first began talking about the Eisner awards as part of yesterday's coverage and more and more stories are starting to emerge celebrating the recipients. Personally (Chuck reporting here), I'd like to applaud the success of AdHouse Books's Chris Pitzer (who often frequents our forum) and I tip my hat with the up most respect and congratulations to each of the other winners.
Blog@Newsarama: SDCC: Eisner Award winners announced
Blog@Newsarama: Newsarama wins the Eisner!
The Pulse: 2008 Eisner Winners...
Blog@Newsarama: Previewing The Eisner Awards
Interesting Quote (Heidi McDonald of the Beat) - "This year’s theme is MAGIC and every table is covered with magic tricks. Maybe the big trick will be finding the comics at Comic-Con!"
Barry Allen Returns to the DC Universe
Launched 9:47 AM - It wasn't an earth shattering announcement and most knew it was coming, but the return of the Barry Allen Flash to the DCU will take place under the direction of Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver in the Flash: Rebirth.
Marvel and the Electric Ant
Launched 9:42 AM - Philip K. Dick's short story The Electric Ant, is being adapted for comics by Marvel. Preview art and details have been unveiled.
Newsarama: SDCC 08 - Mack on PKD's Electric Ant
Comic Related: Philip K Dick@Marvel
Return of the Warriors
Launched 9:35 AM - The cult classic film, The Warriors, is making the move to the comic format thanks to the Dabel Brothers. They've announced the acquisition of the license.
Checking The Parties
Launched 9:20 AM - Part of the fun of comic conventions is the gathering of creators, fans and industry folks for the after hours parties. The 900 lb. gorilla that is San Diego should have the 900 lb. parties, right? Let's see what we can find.
Comics Reporter: Attack of The Pop Candy Meetup
Saturday Coverage Begins
Saturday, July 26th, 9:00 AM - We're back with day three of our San Diego Comic Con International coverage. We encourage you to reload/refresh the page regularly to see updates as we flow them onto the site. We'll be working non-stop today from our 9:00 AM start until the close of business with our second podcast. It all happens here and the newest updates will be added to the top of each page.
As referenced previously, this is a different kind of convention coverage for Comic Related. Our plan is to roll out the updates on a regular basis throughout each day on individual pages. Think of it as a blow-by-blow rolling blog. This is the page for Saturday's show coverage.
Our Related Recap podcast returns with Episode #26
Checking in with friends following the third day of Comic-Con!
Episode #026 - Run time: 1 hour, 12 min, 8 sec
Best in Show 2008
Launched 5:34 PM - Per Comic Book Resources, r etailers and con-goers appeared unanimous in agreeing that Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's "Watchmen," which originally debuted in serial format in 1986 and was first released in trade paperback the following year, is the buzz book of the convention.
The Doctor Who Panel
Launched 5:30 PM - Russell T. Davis stayed behind to work on Torchwood, but the panel shared a mix of information on the very popular BBC series.
Telegraph.co.uk: Daleks may be exterminated, says Doctor Who producer
Grant Morrison and Gerard Way
Launched 5:24 PM - I'm not sure there are any panels where Grant Morrison isn't in some way involved. As I said in the podcast, I'm hoping some gets him a water along the way. This time out he sits down with My Chemical Romance singer Gerard Way.
Newsarama: Grant Morrison and Gerard Way
Grant Morrison and Deepak Chopra
Launched 5:15 PM - Virgin Comics Chief Creative Officer Gotham Chopra hosted a panel featuring Grant Morrison and Deepak Chopra. Gotham opened by asking Deepak what is the soul and Morrison to talk about superheroes. Let the fun follow.
Wizard Blog: Grant Morrison and Deepak Chopra
Aspen Comics and a Tribute to Michael Turner
Launched 4:52 PM - Following the death Michael Turner last month, Aspen Comics is forging ahead as a publisher and has unveiled plans for the future. There was also a Michael Turner Tribute remembering his life through the remembrances of friends.
Wizard Blog: The Life of Michael Turner Tribute Panel
Comic Continuum: Comic-Con: Aspen Comics
Video From the Heroes Panel
Launched 2:48 PM
Frank Miller's Eisner Award Speech
Launched 2:29 PM
DCU One Weekend Later
Launched 2:12 PM - Lots of news, but the biggest has to be the fact that Neil Gaiman will be writing a Batman project with art by Andy Kubert that's growing out of Batman R.I.P.
Newsarama: More on Gaiman-Batman with Dan DiDio
Newsarama: DC Nation 2, Neil Gaiman to Write Batman
Newsarama: Marts On Batman Post-RIP
Wizard Blog: DCU: One Weekend Later
The Geoff Johns Panel
Launched 2:00 PM - We check in as fan favorite DC Comics writer Geoff Johns was spotlighted in his own panel.
Comic Continuum: Comic-Con: Geoff Johns
Checking on on Smallville
Launched 1:40 PM - Jeph Loeb kicked off this screening and Q&A by introducing Allison Mack, Justin Hartley, Sam Witwer, Cassidy Freeman, Kelly Souders, Brian Peterson, Todd Slavkin and Darren Swimmer. Geoff Johns will write an episode this season introducing the Legion of Super-Heroes!
Wizard Blog: Smallville Screening and Q&A
Wolverine and the X-Men Preview
Launched 1:22 PM - An advance screening of the first three episodes of the Marvel animated series Wolverine and the X-Men took place at Comic Con. The video was introduced by series writer Craig Kyle.
Wizard: 'Wolverine and the X-Men' Review
Wizard Blog: ‘Wolverine and the X-Men’
Marvel's Secret Invasion Panel
Launched 1:14 PM - Marvel Comics played host to its Secret Invasion panel at Comic-Con International Saturday night. Panelists include Joe Quesada, Joe Pokaski, Christos Gage, Peter David, Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Ivan Brandon, Jason Aaron, Brian Reed, Chris Yost, Nick Lowe, Daniel Way, C.B. Cebulski and marketing's Jim McCann. (Additional stories can be found within yesterday's coverage.)
Wizard: Marvel's 'Secret Invasion' Panel
The Jim Lee Panel
Launched 1:02 PM - Jim Lee, beyond being a prolific artist and creator, is working through All-Star Batman and spearheading development of the upcoming DC Universe Online MMO game. He's a busy guy and this panel caught fans up on all the latest.
Comic Continuum: Comic-Con: Jim Lee
Stan Lee's Making Deals
Launched 12:52 PM - Walt Disney Home Entertainment and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment have announced the launching of Time Jumper, an ambitious and innovative digital comic book series that will be released on multiple platforms.
Sunday Coverage Begins
Saturday, July 26th, 12:45 PM - We're back with day four of our San Diego Comic Con International coverage. We we're up late last night talking with Skipper Martin and others for our Saturday night podcast and we're firing up coverage a couple hours later than normal today. We may go in like a mouse, but we'll go out like a 900 lb gorilla.
I encourage you to reload/refresh the page regularly to see updates as we flow them onto the site. We'll be working non-stop today and into the night until the close with our third and final San Diego podcast. It all happens here and the newest updates will be added to the top of each page.
As referenced previously, this is a different kind of convention coverage for Comic Related. Our plan is to roll out the updates on a regular basis throughout each day on individual pages. Think of it as a blow-by-blow rolling blog. This is the page for Sunday's show coverage.
Our Related Recap podcast returns with Episode #27
Checking in with friends following the fourth day of Comic-Con!
Episode #027 - Run time: 46 min, 18 sec
We're not done yet!