Netflix Debuts First Witcher Trailer at Comic-Con

Netflix has debuted the first trailer from The Witcher from the show's Hall H panel at San Diego Comic-Con, offering a first look at Henry Cavill as Geralt of Rivia in all his monster-killing glory, Freya Allan as Ciri, Princess of Cintra, and Anya Chalotra as the sorceress Yennefer. You can check out our discussion of the trailer below:

The trailer showcases Geralt fighting a number of monsters, including what looks like a Striga and Kikimora, and sees the White Wolf interacting with both Yennefer and Triss Merigold.

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Plane With ‘Release the Snyder Cut’ Banner Flies Over Comic Con

According to the Hollywood Reporter and photos on social media, a plane flew over the San Diego Comic Con airspace Friday, all while a banner reading ‘release the Snyder Cut’ trailed behind.

THR editor Patrick Shanley posted two distant images of the plane at approximately 12:30 p.m Friday.

Someone hired a plane to fly over #SDCC with a banner urging DC to release the Snyder cut of Justice League pic.twitter.com/MqKPh161B4

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The Walking Dead Season 10 Trailer Teases the Whisperer War

The cast and producers of The Walking Dead hit the Hall H stage at Comic-Con to tease the upcoming tenth season, which will go deep into the Whisperer War from Robert Kirkman's comics. The premiere date for The Walking Dead Season 10 is October 6.

"I'm excited in Season 10 because we're finding new ways to explore the story," said showrunner Angela Kang. "We're getting into a whole different style of war than the last time ... the Whisperers are a really different type of enemy, so we'll see what it's like to be in a Whisperer War."

Robert Kirkman addressed his surprising decision to end the Walking Dead comics and what it means for the future of the TV series. "The comic book is something very special to me, and over the life of it you could see how it became Rick Grimes' story and Carl Grimes' story, and that story came to a natural end point," Kirkman said. "But this show is about the world and we've proven that with the last season. So anyone concerned that Season 10 will surprise end with episode 4... it won't. There's a lot more story to tell, I'm very excited to work with Angela and Scott

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First Rick and Morty Season 4 Footage Revealed

Update: A second clip was shown at the end of the Rick and Morty panel, one which isn't being released online.

This clip, which was said to be a cold-opening to a Season 4 episode, was much longer but still in rough animatic form. It begins with Jerry attempting to hang Christmas lights and, in true Jerry fashion, falling off the ladder to his near death. Luckily, Rick is able to blast him with a ray that makes Jerry's body lighter than air and his shoes heavier, achieving perfect buoyancy and giving Jerry ten hours in which to enjoy his new bounce powers.

From there, Rick and Morty head into space on another adventure, until Rick's ship gets a flat tire. He orders Morty to stay inside the ship, but the defiant Morty disobeys and winds up being bitten by a space snake. The more things change, the more they stay the same.

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Best Gaming Phone 2019: The Best iOS and Android Phone for Gaming

Mobile games have never been more alive or better than right now with quirky experiences like Donut County, narratives like Florence, and Fortnite being more popular than ever. At the same time, smartphones have gotten better and now there are even a few handsets designed specifically for gaming.

These iOS and Android phones made for gaming are a step up from your average regular handset and they come packing overclocked processors and high-refresh-rate screens hitting 90Hz and up. Some gaming smartphones even feature specialized cooling systems such as liquid cooling or internal fans. Gaming phones is a burgeoning category in the smartphone world, and I’ve picked out the best ones just for you.

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Veronica Mars Season 4 is Streaming on Hulu a Week Early

Hulu has announced that the new season of Veronica Mars is streaming a week early. Instead of waiting until July 26 for the new season, Veronica Mars fans can see the full eight-episode season on Hulu right now.

Veronica Mars Season 4 sees the eponymous character (played by Kristen Bell) return to her home city of Neptune, CA where she now works with her dad as a private investigator. The homecoming goes awry when a series of bombings terrorize the city.

The fourth season sees Mars embracing her detective role professionally, a path she first started in high school when she took it upon herself to find out who murdered her best friend Lilly Kane (Amanda Seyfried).

Veronica Mars originally ran for three seasons, first on UPN then The CW, before the series ended in 2007. The series combined the noir detective genre with a high school setting, except in Season 3 when the series followed Mars to college. Series creator Rob Thomas later successfully funded a Veronica Mars feature film on Kickstarter, and the Veronica Mars movie was released in 2014.

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Doctor Doom Gets Framed for Someone Else’s Evil in New Solo Comic Series

A new Doctor Doom comic book series was revealed by Marvel Comics at the annual San Diego Comic Con Comic Retailers Lunch.

Written by Christopher Cantwell (Halt & Catch Fire) and artist Salvador Larroca (Star Wars: Darth Vader), the series will find Doctor Doom framed for a terrorist attack and become the “Most Wanted Man,” all while he’s inundated with visions of himself seemingly from an alternate reality where he has a better future.

No release date was given.

Check out the covers to the first two issues and full solicitation for the series below:

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The Walking Dead’s Rick Grimes Movie To Debut in Theaters

The Walking Dead's Rick Grimes standalone movie will debut in theaters, it was announced at The Walking Dead's Comic-Con panel on Friday.

Fans got treated to a brief animated teaser trailer of a helicopter flying towards a mysterious city before the words "Rick Grimes returns only in theaters." No footage was shown from the movie. Check out the teaser below:

While we don't have any concrete details about the plot of the movie, we know that they will focus on what becomes of Andrew Lincoln's Rick Grimes after his departure from the series in its 9th season. The "Chief Content Officer" for The Walking Dead, Scott Gimple, said, "It's going to show a whole different corner of the world... There are going to be shown on AMC, but they're going to have the scope of feature films."

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Prequel to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Coming From Marvel Comics

Marvel Comics is publishing a four-part prequel mini-series to December’s Episode IX called Journey to Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker – Allegiance by writer Ethan Sacks and artist Luke Ross. The news came at the annual San Diego Comic Con Diamond Retailer Lunch.

Check out the accompanying artwork below:

TROS prequel comic

While no details were revealed about the story contained within -- this is a tie-in to a Star Wars movie from JJ Abrams, after all -- the subtitle “Allegiance” may offer a clue.

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6 Things Cut From Endgame and Infinity War

In San Diego Comic-Con's Hall H, veteran MCU screenwriters Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely revealed several details about characters and scenes cut from early drafts of Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Here's what we learned.

Needless to say, there are major spoilers for the last two Avengers films after this point. Be warned!

'Doctor Strange's Magical Mystery Tour' and The Living Tribunal

For his appearance in Infinity War, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige didn't want to lose the trippy, Jim Starlin-inspired aspects of Doctor Strange. That led to Markus & McFeely adding a scene unofficially known as Dr. Strange's Magical Mystery Tour.

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