Comic-Con Report

August 4, 2018

The yearly celebration of all things comics, superheroes, and more took place in San Diego, California, in July. Every year, comic fans turn up to hear the latest about their favorite superheroes, to dress up, and to mingle with other comic lovers (and to catch a celebrity sighting or two!). Exciting superhero and comic news gets announced at Comic-Con. Ready to hear the latest? Here goes!

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Yes, There Is A Wonder Woman 2!
While we have to wait more than a year for the next Wonder Woman movie—titled Wonder Woman 1984—lucky attendees of Comic-Con were treated to an early trailer. Starring Cheetah as the villain, the film will be released in November 2019.

Turtle Fan?
The latest animated series of the Ninja Turtles, The Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, was introduced at the festival. The show is expected to begin in September on the Nickelodeon channel.

TV Shows Becoming Movies
Why not? A series called Steven Universe, the first animated show to be created by a woman, Rebecca Sugar, follows the story of Steven Universe, a boy who lives with Crystal Gems. The animated series will now have a movie version soon!

Kim Possible, a popular animated show, will now be a live-action film with real actors! The TV show depicts a teenager, Kim Possible, who fights crime with her trusty sidekick, Ron Stoppable, his pet naked mole rat Rufus, and a computer genius, Wade.

First Transgender Superhero!
The TV show Supergirl will reveal the first transgender superhero, Nia Nal, aka Dreamer.

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Second Time’s A Charm?
The TV show Star Wars: The Clone Wars Returns was canceled in 2013, but an announcement this year at Comic-Con revealed that it will be back!