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Comic-Con's 50th edition to feature past and future hits

Jul 18, 2019 - 5:42 PM

Sequels, prequels, and nostalgic reunions await fans at Comic-Con International's 50th edition

Comic-Con hits 50: from hotel basement to Hollywood hangout

Jul 15, 2019 - 12:45 PM

The sprawling convention draws Hollywood A-listers like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Patrick Stewart, and the cast of 'Game of Thrones' to its frantically hyped panels, where billion-dollar franchises are launched

(FILES) In this file photo taken on July 23, 2016 a Transformer character from the movie of the same name dominates a room during Comic-Con International 2016 in San Diego, California. - From Peter Parker's run-in with a radioactive spider to Superman fleeing an exploding Krypton: comic book fans love a good origin story. So when 135,000 geeks and nerds invade San Diego next week for the 50th edition of Comic-Con -- the world's largest celebration of pop culture -- the event's humble beginnings will be a hot topic of discussion. (Photo by Bill Wechter / AFP)

IN PHOTOS: Netflix's APCC 2018 booth delivers lots of fun – and IG opportunities

Jul 28, 2018 - 6:22 PM

'Riverdale,' 'Stranger Things,' and 'Iron Fist' are just some of the shows that come to life at Netflix's AsiaPOP Comicon booth

NETFLIX AT APCC. Some of the streaming platform's most popular shows come to life at AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018. Photo courtesy of Netflix

Jollibee Funko Pop creates lengthy queues at APCC Manila 2018

Jul 27, 2018 - 11:17 PM

Fans queued for hours on the first day of AsiaPOP Comicon to get their hands on the collectible toy

FUNKO FANS. People stood in line for hours to buy the Jollibee Funko Pop toy. All photos by Alecs Ongcal

Get your geek on: 130,000 head for San Diego Comic-Con

Jul 17, 2018 - 10:12 AM

Described by Rolling Stone as the 'Super Bowl of people who don't like watching the Super Bowl,' 49th Comic-Con International will revel in movies, TV and – yes – comic books

THOR RAGNAROK. In this file photo taken on July 21, 2017, Jobeth Wagner plays the part of Hela from the movie Thor Ragnarok during Comic-Con 2017 in San Diego, California. Photo by Bill Wechter/AFP

Osric Chau joins AsiaPOP Comicon 2018’s celebrity guest line-up

Jul 13, 2018 - 11:52 AM

The 'Supernatural' star will be at the event along with Finn Jones, Tye Sheridan, and Mike Colter

OSRIC CHAU. The 'Supernatural' star will be attending AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018. Photo courtesy of APCC

Tye Sheridan is coming to Manila for AsiaPOP Comicon 2018

Jul 04, 2018 - 10:00 AM

The 'Ready Player One' star joins Finn Jones as the event's celebrity headliners

TYE SHERIDAN. The 'Ready Player One' star is attending AsiaPOP Comicon Manila 2018. Photo courtesy of APCC

LIST: APCC Manila 2018 celebrity guest lineup

May 17, 2018 - 5:01 PM

Finn Jones and Jessica Henwick, both of Marvel and Game of Thrones fame, are coming to Manila!

IRON FIST. Finn Jones is coming over to Manila for Asia Pop Comicon. Image from the Iron Fist Facebook page

Why we're looking forward to Summer Komikon 2018

Apr 13, 2018 - 7:30 AM

Get your geek on for the love of local comics!

Hayley Atwell: Canceled ComicCon Asia 2018 appearance due to schedule issues

Mar 23, 2018 - 9:41 AM

The actress contradicts the statement of ComicCon Asia organizers that she wasn't coming to Manila due to the 'political unrest in the country'

Comics legend Stan Lee announces new Latin superhero

May 09, 2017 - 10:57 AM

The creator of Spider Man the Fantastic Four and X Men says fans should expect the new hero to debut at the end of 2017

'The Vampire Diaries' to end after 8 seasons

Jul 24, 2016 - 2:14 PM

The cast confirms the final run of the show with a video tribute at San Diego Comic Con

Confirmed: Brie Larson to play 'Captain Marvel'

Jul 24, 2016 - 11:27 AM

The Captain Marvel movie is scheduled for release in 2019

The stars fell on Summer Komikon

Jun 21, 2012 - 1:03 PM

Ahead of the typhoons it rained comics fans and stars at this year s Summer Komikon

COMICS THIS TIME, although a little cosplay was, well, involved. Photo by Jerald Uy