San Diego Comic-Con International

Kevin Bacon attends "The Following" special video presentation and Q&A on Day 4 of Comic-Con International on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)

Kevin Bacon brings his ‘Six Degrees’ to Comic-Con

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kevin Bacon’s “Six Degrees” world got even bigger Sunday at Comic-Con. During a Sunday panel for his Fox show “The Following,” a fan brought up the pop culture game known […]

07/28/2014

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Viral event could become a movie: ‘Batkid Begins’ (Video)

Filmmakers are hoping to make a documentary about the “Batkid” viral event that touched the nation last year. You may recall the story of a 5-year-old boy with leukemia who was granted a wish to […]

07/28/2014

FILE - This Oct. 12, 2012 file image released by Starpix shows Marvel Comics scribe and film producer Stan Lee at a special signing, hosted by Choice Collectibles, a publisher of Marvel fine art, during New York Comic Con at Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York. Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con International, held July 24-27, 2014, in San Diego. A spokesman for the 91-year-old co-creator of such comic book superheros as The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man says Lee lost his voice because of laryngitis and is unable to attend the four-day pop-culture celebration.  (AP Photo/Starpix, Marion Curtis, file)

Stan Lee cancels Comic-Con appearance

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — Stan Lee is missing in action at Comic-Con. A spokesman for the 91-year-old co-creator of superheros such as The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man says Lee lost his voice because of […]

07/25/2014

Megan Fox, left, and Will Arnett attend the "Paramount Pictures" panel on Day 1 of Comic-Con International on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Fox, Arnett share ‘TMNT’ love with Comic-Con crowd

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — For the human stars of “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” it’s all about Michelangelo. When asked by a fan during a Comic-Con panel which member of the sewer-dwelling, pizza-loving superhero team […]

07/25/2014

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How’s your comic history knowledge?

Comic-Con is going on in San Diego this weekend. But we have some fun of our own from the comfort of your computer screen. Test your comic book character and super hero knowledge with our […]

07/24/2014

Nick Friedland of San Francisco waits for the departure of the Wikia Fan Express train to Comic-Con International: San Diego 2014 on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Union Station in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Fans hop aboard exclusive train to Comic-Con

ABOARD THE SILVER SPLENDOR (AP) — For a lucky fellowship of fans, Comic-Con is beginning early on a private train car trekking to the pop-culture convention. The fan-centric social networking site Wikia picked 30 users […]

07/23/2014

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Comic-Con preview set for Thursday

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The 45th annual Comic-Con International celebration of the popular arts is scheduled to begin Thursday at 6 p.m. with a preview night event. The sold-out trade show, which runs through Sunday […]

07/22/2014

Kenneth King poses with a character from the Predator 3D movie during the Preview Night event on Day 1 of the 2013 Comic-Con International Convention on Wednesday, July 17, 2013 in San Diego. (Photo by Denis Poroy/Invision/AP)

Comic-Con kicks off in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The zombies, superheroes, space aliens, pirates and time travelers taking over the streets of downtown San Diego can only mean one thing: Comic-Con is here! The 44th annual pop-culture extravaganza kicked […]

07/18/2013

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Comic-Con expands as proving ground for new shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine years ago, the inaugural episode of “Lost” captured Comic-Con attendees’ imaginations when it first premiered at the fan-driven extravaganza, and the surreal series about plane crash survivors went on to […]

07/15/2013