SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2019 WRAP UP!
THE BEST PARTS OF SDCC 2019
SDCC has become a prominent event to make announcements for all forms of media, whether it be television, video games, anime and of course all things comic related. Now that it’s over, here are the best announcements.
WWE: THE NEW DAY GRAPHIC NOVEL
BOOM! Studios has been on a roll with the Power Rangers franchise comics leading the way, but they have worked on comics for WWE. At their panel, a fan asked about any upcoming WWE comics when WWE Champion Kofi Kingston barged in and demanded an answer. That’s when the announcement of a New Day biography comic was made. The comic will follow their journey from formation to the present day.
WWE 24/7 CHAMPIONSHIP MATCHES
WWE is attempting to gain more fans and to promote the brand, WWE 24/7 Champion R-Truth attended SDCC. While being interviewed by IGN, he had to defend his championship against The Hurricane and Drake Maverick. Just like on TV, the whole thing was comedic and added some fun to SDCC.
POWER RANGERS BEAST MORPHERS SEASON TWO
Every new iteration of the Power Rangers appears to get at least two seasons, so at the Power Rangers panel, the trailer for season two was revealed. The trailer reveals new zords, the new Battleizer for the series called Red Fury mode and the crossover event that was teased months ago between Mighty Morphin, Dino Thunder and Dino Charge. The original red ranger Austin St. John was even in the trailer.
FIRST TRAILER FOR THE WITCHER STARRING HENRY CAVILL
We already knew that Henry Cavill was going to be Geralt and now we get to see him in action. Cavill also told the story of how he got the role of Geralt, where he basically annoyed the producers about getting the role before the show was even conceived.
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. SEASON SIX TRAILER
At Hall H, the cast was there to reveal an extended trailer for the show’s sixth season. Along with the sad news that season seven would be the last season.
MARVEL’S PHASE 4
Also at Hall H, Phase 4 was finally revealed. With the upcoming Disney+ streaming service, Phase 4 will now have TV time to expand on the entire MCU. The Disney+ series are Wanda Vision (Scarlet Witch), Hawkeye, Loki and What If…? with the first three serving as expansions on their title characters and What If…? serving as a re-telling of the MCU events with different outcomes. Phase 4 also includes Natalie Portman as the debuting female Thor, the introduction of Tessa Thompson’s Valkyrie as Marvel’s first LGBTQ hero, the Black Widow solo film, the succession of Captain America with Falcon and the Winter Soldier along with the introduction of Blade and the inclusion of the X-Men and the Fantasic Four. Plus Blade will be played by Mahershala Ali!
THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 10 AND FILM
Right before SDCC, the comic book version of The Walking Dead was confirmed to end soon, but that doesn’t mean the TV show will end with it. The official trailer for season 10 was revealed and Danai Gurira (Michonne) confirmed it would be her last season. Given that Carl and Rick have been killed and now Michonne will exit, the series looks to move in another direction. But Michonne’s last season won’t be a slow one.
At the end of the panel, the teaser for the previously announced film for The Walking Dead was shown. Despite being killed off, the film will star Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln). Not only that, but the films will actually premiere in AMC theaters instead of on TV.
VERONICA MARS SEASON FOUR
We already knew Veronica Mars would be returning for season four, but at the Veronica Mars panel Kristen Bell asked if the show could be released early for her birthday. And then it was done. The entire fourth season released a week early on Hulu.
RICK AND MORTY SEASON FOUR
Now that season four is official, with season five already in the works, a promo spot for Rick and Morty was revealed by Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland. The clip also features director Taika Waititi as a random alien. The clip may or may not be from the upcoming season but it looks like the show hasn’t lost its touch.
DC UNIVERSE ADDS MORE SEASONS
Doom Patrol, Young Justice and Titans were given more seasons. Doom Patrol‘s new season will premiere in 2020 while the second season of Titans arrives September 6th. Sadly, no date for Young Justice was revealed.
And that’s it mostly. Anything you’re particularly excited for?