Get an exclusive first look at Berger Books’ inaugural lineup of comics

Karen Berger helped change the course of comic books. As an editor at DC Comics, she was instrumental in the development of Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing and Neil Gaiman’s The Sandman, two titles that showed off superhero comics’ potential for more sophisticated, provocative storytelling. In 1993, she founded the DC Comics…

Adam Savage transforms into a cuddly Totoro for New York Comic Con

At San Diego Comic Con earlier this year, cosplay devotee and former Mythbusters host Adam Savage paraded around as the bear from The Revenant, dragging a fake Leo DiCaprio carcass alongside him. For the New York gathering, he went as a much sweeter fuzzy creature. Savage walked the floor as Hayao Miyazaki’s beloved…

Sigourney Weaver joins The Defenders as a villain at New York Comic Con

At the outset of the New York Comic Con panel for the upcoming Iron Fist series, Marvel’s Jeph Loeb encouraged guests to stay until the bitter end. Those who did were treated to a guest appearance from Sigourney Weaver, as Loeb announced that she’d be assuming the role of the primary villain in Netflix’s upcoming …

John Wick: Chapter 2 tackles a burning question: What about the dog?

The John Wick: Chapter 2 panel addressed a question on everyone’s minds: What’s going to happen to the assassin’s new furry pal. The adorable pit bull John picks up at the end of the first movie made an appearance in the trailer for the new installment—after all, the sequel takes place four days after the events of…

Matt Damon on The Great Wall whitewashing controversy: “It was a fucking bummer”

During a press conference following New York Comic Con’s panel for Zhang Yimou’s The Great Wall, star Matt Damon answered for the whitewashing controversy the film generated when the teaser was first released. Damon’s reaction? “Yeah, it was a fucking bummer,” he said, explaining that he was “surprised,” given the…

Patrick Warburton will do “something special” on Amazon’s The Tick

Though Peter Serafinowicz has confidently assumed the role of the titular superhero in Amazon’s The Tick, the team behind the show revealed at New York Comic-Con Thursday that a previous inhabitant of the blue suit, Patrick Warburton, will appear in some capacity. “He’s going to do something special, can’t say exactly…

Daredevil gets lo-fi viral marketing (a.k.a. flyers) at New York Comic Con

While plenty of franchises go big with advertising at New York Comic Con, Marvel’s Daredevil decided to get adorably low-key with its viral marketing campaign. According to Collider, the show didn’t play up its impressive stunts, gritty visuals, or compelling villain. Instead it hung up cheapo ads for Nelson & Murdock…