New York Comic-Con has bypassed big to become the biggest. This year, attendance reached over 150,000, surpassing San Diego Comic-Con as the most populous pop-culture convention in the United States. Not bad for a convention that pre-sold around 4,500 tickets in its first year in 2006. In a handful of years, NYCC has transformed from slightly awkward to full-on awesome. The logistical limits of being in New York City mean that NYCC may never reach the expansive, geeky glory of San Diego Comic-Con, but convention organizers ReedPOP did find a way to build excitement and take the convention into the city at-large with the addition of New York Super Week.
The X-Files Reborn
X-Files fans may have something big to look forward to as the shows creator, Chris Carter, recently spoke to Vulture about the future of the old popular sci-fi show and a possible reboot.
Maisie Willians
Game of Thrones' spunky and adorable yet totally maniacal and violent young female character, Arya Stark, has quickly become a favorite to those who are enraptured by George RR Martin and HBO's series. However, Arya's actress, Maisie Williams, may be seen in a totally different (yet equally badass) light as she is in talks to play Ellie in the film adaptation of beloved video game, The Last of Us.
San Diego Comic Con of 2013 was a blast! There were a lot of huge announcements, unseen footage for upcoming movies, and awesome panels. The place was overwhelmed with talent. Tons of people from all over gathered around to flaunt their cosplay skills. Below are some of the most popularly cosplayed characters we stumbled upon. If you would like to see more information about SDCC 2013, go here.
Revenge is a dish best served with a lot of grotesque violence and bloody fun, and that’s what you’ll get with the remake of Kite. Originally a controversial Japanese anime turned cult classic and fan favorite, now Kite takes on a live-action version with big Hollywood names! What with the release just around the corner, where would be better than to San Diego Comic Con to release an exclusive poster?
Warcraft has become a signature game over the past decade or so, it is almost as recognizable as Mario. While everybody may not know exactly what WoW is they have heard of it and know to associate it with video games. But now it’s time for Blizzard’s hit title to make a big jump, onto the big screen! Legendary studios and Duncan Jones are working to bring their realization to life in a major motion picture.
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