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  • <img title=Jason Voorhees will be scarier and more realistic when he returns to movie screens next February, producers of the new Friday the 13th reboot told Comic-Con fans on Saturday (July 27). " title="'Friday the 13th' team hopes for good Comic-Con luck" />

    'Friday the 13th' team hopes for good Comic-Con luck

    Jasonvoorhees_240Jason Voorhees will be scarier and more realistic when he returns to movie screens next February, producers of the new Friday the 13th reboot told Comic-Con fans on Saturday (July 27).

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  • <img title=I can't exactly tell you what Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay was doing at Comic-Con on Sunday (July 27) morning (something about an Unrated DVD release with more boobies and a choose-your-own-adventure-inspired format), but the stoner sequel may soon be getting a third installment. " title="Comic-Con crowd ready for another 'Harold & Kumar'" />

    Comic-Con crowd ready for another 'Harold & Kumar'

    Johncho_kalpenn_haroldandkumarescapI can't exactly tell you what Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay was doing at Comic-Con on Sunday (July 27) morning (something about an Unrated DVD release with more boobies and a choose-your-own-adventure-inspired format), but the stoner sequel may soon be getting a third installment.

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  • <img title=It took nearly an hour into the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia panel to understand what the FX comedy was doing at Comic-Con. It turns out that the new season will include a little time travel. How Comic-Con is that? " title="'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' fits in at Comic-Con" />

    'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia' fits in at Comic-Con

    Itsalwayssunnyinphiladelphia_240__2It took nearly an hour into the It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia panel to understand what the FX comedy was doing at Comic-Con. It turns out that the new season will include a little time travel. How Comic-Con is that?

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  • <img title=If you're a TV show trying to fill a big room at Comic-Con, it's nice to be a program that fans obsess over, dissecting every bit of minutiae, following clues in the hopes of finding a treasure at the end. But not every show can be Lost and as NBC's Chuck showed on Saturday (July 26), sometimes it's enough just to be thoroughly enjoyed. " title="'Chuck' spies a packed room at Comic-Con" />

    'Chuck' spies a packed room at Comic-Con

    Zacharylevi_chuck_240If you're a TV show trying to fill a big room at Comic-Con, it's nice to be a program that fans obsess over, dissecting every bit of minutiae, following clues in the hopes of finding a treasure at the end. But not every show can be Lost and as NBC's Chuck showed on Saturday (July 26), sometimes it's enough just to be thoroughly enjoyed.

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  • <img title=A quick question before discussing Saturday (July 26) afternoon's Terminator: Salvation panel at Comic-Con: Does Jonathan Mostow's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines have herpes or something? " title="New 'Terminator' finds 'Salvation' at Comic-Con" />

    New 'Terminator' finds 'Salvation' at Comic-Con

    Mcg_ocparty_240A quick question before discussing Saturday (July 26) afternoon's Terminator: Salvation panel at Comic-Con: Does Jonathan Mostow's Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines have herpes or something?

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  • <img title=Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse may not have answered any major questions at Saturday (July 26)morning's Comic-Con panel that packed the cavernous Hall H, but the Lost masterminds certainly gave out a lot of funny presents. " title="'Lost' duo answers questions, gives gifts at Comic-Con" />

    'Lost' duo answers questions, gives gifts at Comic-Con

    Damonlindelof_240_2Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse may not have answered any major questions at Saturday (July 26)morning's Comic-Con panel that packed the cavernous Hall H, but the Lost masterminds certainly gave out a lot of funny presents.

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  • <img title=Fans who stood in line for many an hour before Saturday (July 26) morning's Heroes panel at Comic-Con's Hall H may have been a smidge disappointed by the lack of time for a formal Q&A with the assembled cast, but they did get to see something even more valuable (in terms of online bragging rights, at least)... a sneak screening of the full premiere episode for the upcoming third season. " title="Comic-Con audience treated to 'Heroes' premiere" />

    Comic-Con audience treated to 'Heroes' premiere

    Haydenpanettiere_heroes_s2_240Fans who stood in line for many an hour before Saturday (July 26) morning's Heroes panel at Comic-Con's Hall H may have been a smidge disappointed by the lack of time for a formal Q&A with the assembled cast, but they did get to see something even more valuable (in terms of online bragging rights, at least)... a sneak screening of the full premiere episode for the upcoming third season.

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  • <img title=Comic-Con attendees who don't spend their time drinking pina coladas at Trader Vics got their first look at a werewolf on Friday (July 25), specifically Benicio Del Toro's The Wolfman. " title="Comic-Con crowds hunt a 'Wolfman'" />

    Comic-Con crowds hunt a 'Wolfman'

    Wolfman_240Comic-Con attendees who don't spend their time drinking pina coladas at Trader Vics got their first look at a werewolf on Friday (July 25), specifically Benicio Del Toro's The Wolfman.

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  • <img title=Kiefer Sutherland's answered all of the parochial 24 questions before. In fact, he's answered them all several dozen times. But at his first Comic-Con panel on Friday (July 25), Sutherland was a good enough sport to treat every question like it was the first time he'd ever heard it. " title="Jack Bauer doesn't pee, but he infiltrates Comic-Con" />

    Jack Bauer doesn't pee, but he infiltrates Comic-Con

    Kiefersutherland_24_s7_240Kiefer Sutherland's answered all of the parochial 24 questions before. In fact, he's answered them all several dozen times. But at his first Comic-Con panel on Friday (July 25), Sutherland was a good enough sport to treat every question like it was the first time he'd ever heard it.

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  • <img title=There are certain people you can put on a convention panel and be absolutely guaranteed that no matter the project and no matter the audience, they'll get a rise from the crowd. Kevin Smith, Gerard Butler, Joss Whedon, J.J. Abrams. Those guys are sure things. On Friday (July 25), two more guaranteed winners hit Hall H to promote the endlessly possessionary Frank Miller's Will Eisner's The Spirit. " title="The Comic-Con 'Spirit' moves Frank Miller, Samuel L. Jackson" />

    The Comic-Con 'Spirit' moves Frank Miller, Samuel L. Jackson

    Samuelljackson_thespirit_24There are certain people you can put on a convention panel and be absolutely guaranteed that no matter the project and no matter the audience, they'll get a rise from the crowd. Kevin Smith, Gerard Butler, Joss Whedon, J.J. Abrams. Those guys are sure things. On Friday (July 25), two more guaranteed winners hit Hall H to promote the endlessly possessionary Frank Miller's Will Eisner's The Spirit.

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