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  • Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'

    Brie Larson confirmed as 'Captain Marvel'

    Sunday, July 24 2016 5:28 PM EDT2016-07-24 21:28:12 GMT
    Monday, July 25 2016 8:47 AM EDT2016-07-25 12:47:30 GMT
    Brie Larson walks on stage at the "Kong: Skull Island" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego.Brie Larson walks on stage at the "Kong: Skull Island" panel on day 3 of Comic-Con International on Saturday, July 23, 2016, in San Diego.

    Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero. Disney and Marvel announced Saturday at Comic-Con that Larson will star in "Captain Marvel" as the butt-kicking air force pilot Carol Danvers who gets special powers after an alien encounter.

     

    Oscar winner Brie Larson has a new title to add to her resume: Superhero. Disney and Marvel announced Saturday at Comic-Con that Larson will star in "Captain Marvel" as the butt-kicking air force pilot Carol Danvers who gets special powers after an alien encounter.

     
  • Comic-Con 2016: Day 4 Pokemon Go phenomenon

    Comic-Con 2016: Day 4 Pokemon Go phenomenon

    Sunday, July 24 2016 2:11 PM EDT2016-07-24 18:11:59 GMT
    Monday, July 25 2016 8:46 AM EDT2016-07-25 12:46:32 GMT

    Comic-Con wrapped up the weekend's festivities Sunday with a panel about the popular Pokemon Go app as well as teasers for upcoming seasons of television shows.

     

    Comic-Con wrapped up the weekend's festivities Sunday with a panel about the popular Pokemon Go app as well as teasers for upcoming seasons of television shows.

     
  • Comic-Con 2016: Day 3 Celebrate Star Trek's 50th anniversary

    Comic-Con 2016: Day 3 Celebrate Star Trek's 50th anniversary

    Saturday, July 23 2016 11:06 AM EDT2016-07-23 15:06:56 GMT
    Saturday, July 23 2016 9:54 PM EDT2016-07-24 01:54:29 GMT

    "Star Trek'' actor William Shatner received a standing ovation during a Comic-Con panel celebrating the fabled show's 50th anniversary, according to Deadline Hollywood.

     

    "Star Trek'' actor William Shatner received a standing ovation during a Comic-Con panel celebrating the fabled show's 50th anniversary, according to Deadline Hollywood.

     
  • Rally to bring out the superhero in Comic Con fans

    Rally to bring out the superhero in Comic Con fans

    Saturday, July 23 2016 12:33 AM EDT2016-07-23 04:33:56 GMT
    Saturday, July 23 2016 12:33 AM EDT2016-07-23 04:33:56 GMT
    SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Opening night of San Diego Comic Con and there are a lot of superheroes to be found but one group says fans should be their own superhero to end bullying. “We all love superheroes why not be one?” said Chase Masterson, Founder of Pop Culture Hero Coalition. Although superheroes are not real, identifying with their powers is, bravery, strength and compassion are genuine. “We want to help them find out what is it that you love about that ch... 
    SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Opening night of San Diego Comic Con and there are a lot of superheroes to be found but one group says fans should be their own superhero to end bullying. “We all love superheroes why not be one?” said Chase Masterson, Founder of Pop Culture Hero Coalition. Although superheroes are not real, identifying with their powers is, bravery, strength and compassion are genuine. “We want to help them find out what is it that you love about that ch... 
  • Comic-Con: Star Trek villains team up to score one for the bad guys

    Comic-Con: Star Trek villains team up to score one for the bad guys

    Comic-Con 2016 is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Stark Trek move that premiered at Comic-Con on Wednesday night. So, no one knows why Jeff Zevely and Ashley Jacobs teamed up to explore their dark side to bring the science fiction fans back down to Earth. 

     

    Comic-Con 2016 is celebrating the 50th Anniversary of Stark Trek move that premiered at Comic-Con on Wednesday night. So, no one knows why Jeff Zevely and Ashley Jacobs teamed up to explore their dark side to bring the science fiction fans back down to Earth. 

     
  • Comic-Con 2016: Day 2 Celebrate Star Trek's 50th anniversary

    Comic-Con 2016: Day 2 Celebrate Star Trek's 50th anniversary

    Friday, July 22 2016 9:21 AM EDT2016-07-22 13:21:26 GMT
    Friday, July 22 2016 4:27 PM EDT2016-07-22 20:27:37 GMT

    The world premiere of the animated film, "Batman: The Killing Joke,'' will highlight the second day of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.    

     

    The world premiere of the animated film, "Batman: The Killing Joke,'' will highlight the second day of Comic-Con International at the San Diego Convention Center.    

     
  • Comic-Con 2016: Day 1 underway downtown

    Comic-Con 2016: Day 1 underway downtown

    Thursday, July 21 2016 10:25 AM EDT2016-07-21 14:25:04 GMT
    Thursday, July 21 2016 10:11 PM EDT2016-07-22 02:11:22 GMT

    Donning uniforms from the original "Star Trek'' television series, city officials Thursday helped open the 47th annual Comic-Con International by welcoming attendees to "Starship San Diego.''

     

    Donning uniforms from the original "Star Trek'' television series, city officials Thursday helped open the 47th annual Comic-Con International by welcoming attendees to "Starship San Diego.''

     
  • Trolls take over Comic-Con, but not the internet kind

    Trolls take over Comic-Con, but not the internet kind

    Thursday, July 21 2016 4:41 PM EDT2016-07-21 20:41:50 GMT
    Thursday, July 21 2016 8:41 PM EDT2016-07-22 00:41:38 GMT

    Trolls turned out in full force to kick off the first day of programming at Comic-Con — the ones with the wacky hair, not the ones that hurl insults on the internet.

     

    Trolls turned out in full force to kick off the first day of programming at Comic-Con — the ones with the wacky hair, not the ones that hurl insults on the internet.

     
  • Catch a lift at Comic-Con with James Corden electric carpool rides

    Catch a lift at Comic-Con with James Corden electric carpool rides

    This week during Comic-Con look out for The Late Late Show with James Corden electric car offering free carpool rides downtown!!! Make sure to watch The Late Late Show with James Corden weeknights on CBS 8 at 12:37 a.m.

     

    This week during Comic-Con look out for The Late Late Show with James Corden electric car offering free carpool rides downtown!!! Make sure to watch The Late Late Show with James Corden weeknights on CBS 8 at 12:37 a.m.

     
  • Comic-Con launches with preview night, 'Trek' premiere

    Comic-Con launches with preview night, 'Trek' premiere

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 2:36 PM EDT2016-07-20 18:36:54 GMT
    Wednesday, July 20 2016 2:36 PM EDT2016-07-20 18:36:54 GMT

    The hordes of zombies, legions of Stormtroopers, leagues of superheroes and crews of Starfleet officers have already begun crawling, marching, flying and beaming into San Diego for that other big convention this week: Comic-Con International.

     

    The hordes of zombies, legions of Stormtroopers, leagues of superheroes and crews of Starfleet officers have already begun crawling, marching, flying and beaming into San Diego for that other big convention this week: Comic-Con International.

     
  • 'Star Trek,' 'Aliens' celebrating anniversaries at Comic-Con

    'Star Trek,' 'Aliens' celebrating anniversaries at Comic-Con

    Tuesday, July 19 2016 5:13 PM EDT2016-07-19 21:13:26 GMT
    Tuesday, July 19 2016 5:23 PM EDT2016-07-19 21:23:55 GMT

    "Star Trek" is going to Comic-Con to celebrate its birthday in a bold way.

     

    "Star Trek" is going to Comic-Con to celebrate its birthday in a bold way.

     
  • Comic-Con 2016: More security will be in place

    Comic-Con 2016: More security will be in place

    Monday, July 18 2016 10:30 PM EDT2016-07-19 02:30:55 GMT
    Monday, July 18 2016 10:30 PM EDT2016-07-19 02:30:54 GMT

    San Diego's Comic-Con kicks off Wednesday and local authorities have a plan in place to keep the big crowds safe.

     

    San Diego's Comic-Con kicks off Wednesday and local authorities have a plan in place to keep the big crowds safe.

     
  • Comic-Con's 'ultimate fan' takes it very seriously

    Comic-Con's 'ultimate fan' takes it very seriously

    Calling all super fans! San Diego Comic-Con is just days away. From Star Trek to Star Wars, there will be plenty of things to see and buy, but you'll have to beat the crowds. CBS News 8's photojournalist Bruce Patch caught up with a local Comic-Con expert who knows al lthe tricks of the trade. 

     

    Calling all super fans! San Diego Comic-Con is just days away. From Star Trek to Star Wars, there will be plenty of things to see and buy, but you'll have to beat the crowds. CBS News 8's photojournalist Bruce Patch caught up with a local Comic-Con expert who knows al lthe tricks of the trade. 

     
  • All-Star, Comic-Con attendees get free WiFi

    All-Star, Comic-Con attendees get free WiFi

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 8:46 PM EDT2016-06-22 00:46:27 GMT
    Tuesday, June 21 2016 10:27 PM EDT2016-06-22 02:27:14 GMT

    City leaders and Comic-Con organizers gathered downtown Tuesday to make a major technology announcement. 

     

    City leaders and Comic-Con organizers gathered downtown Tuesday to make a major technology announcement. 

     
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