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Today was the day for fans of the DC Universe whether it’s their love of comics, animation, box office films, video games, fan art, collectibles or TV shows. Today’s virtual event included tons of talent from all of these avenues of the entertainment industry within the DC world as well as sneak peeks, behind the scenes looks, teasers, trailers and announcements galore.

The cavalcade of DC properties that were discussed included:

The box office films Black Adam, Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom, The Suicide Squad, The Flash, Blue Bettle, Batgirl, Shazam! Gods of Fury and The Batman;

The current TV shows The Flash, Superman & Lois, Stargirl, Supergirl, Doom Patrol, Batwoman, Legends of Tomorrow, Titans, Sweet Tooth and Pennyworth; as well as the upcoming new shows Peacemaker, DMZ, Naomi and The Sandman;

Animated projects (film or in print) such as Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Milestone Media’s Next Generation DC, My Adventures with Superman, League of Super Pets, Injustice, Catwoman: Hunted, Batman: Unburied, Harley Quinn, Young Justice: Phantoms, Batman: Wayne Family Adventures and Batman: Caped Crusader;

Video games such as Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, Gotham Knights and DC’s Heroes and Villains;

The 20th Anniversary of the TV series Smallville and the 80th Anniversary of Wonder Woman were spotlighted: and

Other properties like the upcoming John Ridley book “The Other History of the DC Universe,” “Monkey Prince” comics, Hot Wheels “Batwheels,” new collectibles from McFarlane Toys, the first digital title “Robins” and the “Trial of the Amazons” comics.

Here are some of the big moments from today’s virtual event:

Black Adam sneak peek:

The movie will be in theatres on July 29, 2022.

The Flash introduction of the legendary gold boots.

Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom behind the scenes:

The movie will be in theatres on December 16, 2022.

Milestone Media Next Generation DC Announcement. This is a new venture created to develop the next generation of comic book artists, writers, colorists, editors and more.

Jim Lee, the renowned comic book artist, writer, editor and publisher, announced that Superman has a new motto: “Truth, justice and a better tomorrow.”

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart will team up, once again, this time providing their voices to the animated movie DC’s League of Super Pets, voicing Krypto and Ace respectively.

The Flash (the box office movie) sneak peek:

The movie is in production now with no official release date set just yet.

DC was in the mood for renewals with Doom Patrol and Titans both announcing each would be back for a 4th season on HBO Max; Sweet Tooth will be back with season two on Netflix and Pennyworth will be back for a 3rd season with all 3 seasons airing on HBO Max.

Here is your first look at Gwendoline Christie (from Game of Thrones and the Star Wars franchise) as Lucifer Morningstar in the upcoming live adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman.

DC’s Legends of Tomorrow will celebrate 100 episodes and here is a tribute to the show’s “100 episodes in 100 seconds”:

Patty Jenkins and the one and only Lynda Carter shared a conversation about Wonder Woman’s 80th Anniversary, shared that Wonder Woman 3 will happen, and it was also shared that a year-long celebration of everyday women is ongoing via Real Women.

Shazam! Fury of the Gods behind the scenes look:

The movie will be in theatres in 2023.

The Batman Full Trailer:

The movie will be in theatres on March 4, 2022.

You can learn a lot more about DC Fandome here.

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The 8-hour global event of DC Fandome took place today (with encore presentations going through tomorrow) as well as even more “stuff” to be presented on September 12. You can get all the details here.

But some of the big highlights from the fan experience included the brand new trailer for Wonder Woman 1984, a behind-the-scenes look at The Suicide Squad, a teaser for Zack Snyder’s Director’s Cut of Justice League, the introduction of Black Adam (which inducts Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson into the DC Universe) and the first trailer for The Batman.

Check out the details below:

Wonder Woman 1984:

The Suicide Squad [which features familiar faces, reprising their roles from the 2016 movie as well as new faces like Idris Elba, Michael Rooker, John Cena, Peter Capaldi and Nathan Fillion (just to name a few):

Snyder’s Cut:

Black Adam Teaser Trailer:

Black Adam Concept Trailer:

The Batman:

If you want to get in on the encore presentations at DC Fandome, you can head over here to check it out!

Enjoy!!

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Today is the final day of panels for Comic Con @Home, which will include panels for the Freeform fantasy series Motherland: Fort Salem, the upcoming FOX drama nExt and the final season of The CW’s post-apocalyptic series The 100 as well as a panels focusing on Who’s the Best Doctor Who, the Psychology of Pop Culture and Christmas and A Conversation with (the one and only) Nathan Fillion [among many other panels].

You can see the full, daily schedule below:

Sunday, July 26 Comic Con @Home

The first panels start at 10 AM and the final panels start at 4 PM.

For many years now, Supernatural has been a part of the Sunday line-up in Hall H, and it only feels right to include pictures – taken by our own Dominick Dusseault – from last year, which was the show’s final appearance at Comic Con since it is coming to an end after 15 seasons on The CW.

Supernatural:

It also seemed like the right time to include pictures – also from Dominick Dusseault – from last year’s panels for The Witcher and Game of Thrones:

The Witcher:

Game of Thrones:

Here’s to next year’s event (that will hopefully be held in person).

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Today is the third full day of panels for Comic Con @Home, which will feature panels for TV shows For All Mankind, the new Peacock series Brave New World, Netflix’s The Order, the new HBO thriller Lovecraft Country, ABC’s Stumptown, the fan favorite Wynonna Earp, the AMC thriller NOS4A2 and a salute to the popular sci-fi series Farscape as well as a reunion/salute to the original box office movie Constantine – that is expected to include Keanu Reeves, who is also expected to show up for the panel focusing on the new Bill & Ted movie and An Evening with Kevin Smith [among many other panels].

You can see the full, daily schedule below:

Saturday, July 25 Comic Con @Home

The first panels start at 10 AM and the final panels start at 6 PM.

Since there are a few panels dedicated to the world of Marvel – included a scientific salute to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – it felt only right to take a look back, courtesy of photos taken by our very own Dominick Dusseault, – to the plethora of Marvel cast members who appeared at a huge Marvel event last year:

Black Widow:

Blade:

Mahershala Ali

Doctor Strange:

Benedict Cumberbatch

The Eternals:

Falcon and Winter Soldier:

Hawkeye:

Jeremy Renner

Loki:

Tom Hiddleston

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings:

Simu Liu

Thor: Love and Thunder:

WandaVision:

What If:

Jeffrey Wright

And, since this year’s event features a panel dedicated to Kevin Smith, it only seemed fitting to include pictures – courtesy of Dominick Dusseault – from last year’s panel that featured Kevin along with a few of his co-stars from the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot movie:

More coming soon…

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Today is the second full day of panels for Comic Con @Home, which will feature panels for TV shows such as Vikings, Fear the Walking Dead, The Walking Dead, the new spin-off series The Walking Dead: World Beyond, the new drama The Capture from Peacock, The CW’s Pandora and the upcoming Quibi thriller Don’t Look Deeper as well as the annual Brave Warriors panel sponsored by Entertainment Weekly, the annual Fan Favorites panel hosted by TV Guide Magazine, a salute to the work of actress Charlize Theron and A Zoom with Joss Whedon [among lots of other panels].

You can see the full, daily schedule below:

Friday, July 24 Comic Con @Home

The first panels start at 10 AM and the final panels start at 6 PM with the 32nd Annual Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards getting underway at 7 PM, which rounds out the night.

Since there are three panels dedicated to the world of The Walking Dead included among the panels for this events at-home event, let’s take a visit back to last year’s Comic Con – courtesy of photos taken by our very own Dominick Dusseault – when actors from Fear the Walking Dead and The Walking Dead appeared at the 2019 event:

Fear the Walking Dead:

The Walking Dead:

Last year also found some of the cast of The CW sci-fi series Pandora taking to the stage, and this year’s event will find some of the panel participating in a video panel. Let’s take a look at some of the pictures that Dominick Dusseault took from last year’s Pandora in-person panel:

And, as a way to honor both of this year’s TV Guide Magazine and Entertainment Weekly annual events, let’s look back at the ladies who participated in the Women Who Kick Ass panel as well as the cast of Westworld; all taken by Dominick Dusseault:

Women Who Kick Ass:

Westworld:

More coming soon…

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Today is the first full day of panels for Comic Con @Home, which will feature panels for TV shows such as the rebooted Star Trek universe, His Dark Materials, Utopia, Upload and The Boys (all three Amazon dramas) and Van Helsing as well as a salute to LGBTQ Characters on TV and Building a Better Heroine, among many other panels.

You can see the full, daily schedule below:

Thursday, July 23 Comic Con @Home

The first panels start at 10 AM and the final panels start at 6 PM.

There is one panel today focusing on the Marvel franchise, so let’s take a visit back to last year’s Comic Con – courtesy of photos taken by our very own Dominick Dusseault – when some of the creative minds behind the franchise made an appearance at the 2019 event:

Since Star Trek was also included in one of the panels today, let’s take a look at pictures also taken by Dominick Dusseault for the same panel at Comic Con 2019:

Star Trek: Picard

Star Trek: Discovery

Star Trek: Lower Decks (the animated series)

More coming tomorrow…

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For the first time in its 50 year history, San Diego Comic Con will not be held – at least not in person.

Due to the global pandemic, the annual fete that has become the mega entertainment event of the year for pop culture geeks and nerds alike will be conducted online through You Tube. There is a separate link for every panel scheduled throughout Comic Con @Home.

While this year’s schedule isn’t as voluminous as in years past, there are still plenty of interesting panels scheduled throughout each day of this year’s at home event.

You can see the full, daily schedule below:

Wednesday, July 22 Comic Con @ Home

The first panels start at 3 PM and the final panels start at 6 PM.

Among the highlights for today’s panels are comic books, graphic novels, books, GeekEd and more.

To tie in with this year’s event, and today’s focus on comic books, let’s take a visit back to last year’s Comic Con – courtesy of photos taken by our very own Dominick Dusseault – when the leads of Riverdale made an appearance at the 2019 event:

More coming tomorrow…

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While we wait for Droughtlander to end, we’ve got a few more months to go, there have been two new pictures released by Starz for the much anticipated fifth season of Outlander.

Enjoy them below:

Outlander will premiere on Starz on Sunday, February 16.

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New York Comic Con 2019 happened from October 3 to October 6 with our very own Dominick Dusseault on site during the big fete, hitting up the live stage to snap as many pictures of the annual convention as possible.

What is to follow are just some of the fantastic photos he took:

Emergence (ABC):

For All Mankind (Apple TV+):

Marvel’s Runaways (Hulu):

Outlander (Starz):

Reprisal (Hulu):

Tell Me a Story (CBS All Access):

The Expanse (Amazon formerly Syfy):

Wynonna Earp (Syfy):

Here are a few other pictures from New York Comic Con 2019:

Until next year…

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New York Comic Con 2019 took place over this past weekend, featuring lots and lots of panels and celebrities, focusing on all things pop culture on the big screen and on TV [and so much more]. As any convention attendee can attest, there are always LOTS of cosplayers.

The following are just a sample of all the costumes that were on display over the weekend of New York Comic Con 2019:

[Photot Credit: Kirsten Acuna-Insider]

NOTE: Artist Ryan Novelline poses with the cosplay gown he made in a month.

Check out the following links for some more cool cosplayers:

Cool Things

The Daily Beast

You can also check out a cool video done by ReedPOP:

Until next year…

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