The 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International is in full swing, and Day 2, Friday, brought a slew of sparkling looks during highly-anticipated geek TV shows. So either you’re a Marvel, DC, Walking Dead, Game of Thrones fan (or expected all of a above), be certain we check behind over a large developments from day 2 of SDCC.
1. Ghost Rider is Coming to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The rumors swirled for weeks before SDCC2016 – though now it is confirmed: Marvel is rebooting Ghost Rider in a Marvel Cinematic Universe and they are using Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. to do it.
Ghost Rider will seem in deteriorate 4 of a MCU TV series; he will be blending from a new Marvel Comics reboot of a character, in that mechanic/street racer Robbie Reyes inherits a layer of Ghost Rider from a demon named Eli who resurrects him from a deadly shooting. Actor Gabriel Luna (Wicked City) is personification Reyes, and on a Comic-Con uncover floor, Marvel denounced a new Ghost Rider car in all a badass glory.
2. Walking Dead Season 7 Trailer Reveals New Characters
How do we give fans a ambience of a new deteriorate when your final deteriorate finished on a impression genocide cliffhanger? Well, The Walking Dead found a approach to do it and make it flattering exciting, rising a full-length deteriorate 7 trailer that pushed approach past a finish of Negan’s (Jeffrey Dean Morgan) bloody bat.
In this SDCC trailer we got a demeanour during what life is like underneath order of Negan (more sophisticated, though some-more fascist), and we got a demeanour during an hostile aristocrat of zompocalypse world order: comic book fan-favorite impression Ezekiel and his clear fan-fav pet tiger, Shiva. Ezekiel will be played by Teen Titans Go voice actor Khary Payton, while Shiva will be a CGI creation.
3. Wonder Woman Movie Poster
DC Comics and Warner Bros. have a large Saturday display featuring their DC Extended Universe films, with Suicide Squad and Wonder Woman set to be showcased during a panel. A Wonder Woman movie trailer has already been reliable to show, an in expectation of that event, DC/WB expelled this stunning print of Gal Gadot as a Amazonian superhero.
4. The Killing Joke’s Controversial Sex Scene
Batman: The Killing Joke is an try during charcterised instrumentation of one of a darker and some-more adult Batman stories out there: Alan Moore’s 1988 eccentric take on The Joker’s start story, that featured hideous traumas for vital characters like Batgirl (Barbara Gordon) and Commissioner Gordon himself. No consternation then, that a charcterised film has an R-rating.
As The Killing Joke made a universe premiere during SDCC2016, fans schooled that author Brian Azzarello and executive Sam Liu made some flattering argumentative changes to a story – including a sex theatre between Batman and Batgirl.
While a Batman criterion purists are usually between to lift discuss about this startling further to The Killing Joke, Azzarello has already common his thoughts on a matter, observant that a attribute creates Batgirl a stronger impression in a story.
5. Game of Thrones Season 7 Preview
Game of Thrones was always going to play it tighten to a vest with a SDCC 2016 row – generally now that a whole fanbase is in uncharted waters of tract developments and surprises. Still, saying members of a expel on theatre interacting with one another out of impression and addressing all-too-enthusiastic fansbase is always cool.
One bit of info that we did arrange of get: Bran Star will expected be visiting his half-bro Jon Stark to broach a tiny bit of critical news: we know, a whole “R+L=J” start thing?
Honorable Mention: Injustice 2 Trailer
For we Comic-Con lovers who are also gamers: did we see the new Injustice 2 trailer footage? Gorilla Grodd and Blue Beetle were suggested to fans, and their fight styles were strong interesting. Meanwhile, the Injustice version of Wonder Woman continues to kicks critical butt. Hope her film trailer is only as awesome.
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