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Tweet FireFly: Browncoats Unite, on The Science Channel reunites Joss Whedon, Nathan Fillion and the entire renegade crew of the Serenity for the first time ever to provide the complete oral history on the franchise that continues to explode in popularity – despite meeting its end a decade ago. Here’s a video preview: The 60-minute special includes secrets from the set, exclusive cast interviews, and footage from this year’s colossal Comic-Con panel that dominated the pop culture conversation. If you don’t...

Tweet Roger Corman sat down to talk with a group of bloggers and journalists at Comic Con 2012, and what we got was a lesson in how the decision to make a 3D film can take even a legendary filmmaker down a path he didn’t expect. Corman, an Academy Award winning American film producer (Honorary Academy Award in 2009) said that what he didn’t...

Tweet David Glanzer is Comic Con’s Director of Marketing and Public Relations, but every time we talk, I keep giving him a promotion to Vice President. It’s become a running joke that, one day, I’m going to really embellish. But the good-natured Glanzer enjoys the humorous opening as it lays the platform for a more serious talk on what...

Tweet William Shatner (the original Captain Kirk of Star Trek) returned to Comic Con for the second straight year (Zennie62 trip sponsored by Tout.com), and in talking about his new movie Get A Life, which is a study of Trekkers, found that he was on a journey of discovery that is, as of this writing, still ongoing. We had about 10 minutes with Mr. Shatner,...

Tweet Update: Starship Troopers: Invasion: Interview: Trailer: Starship Troopers: Invasion is a wonderful addition to the growing family of movies and games associated with the first movie, which used as its story platform the 1959 book by Robert Heinlein. But in the view of this blogger, Starship Troopers: Invasion is the best one of them all. As...

Tweet Morrie Turner, the legendary Oakland-born cartoonist of such popular titles as “WeePals” will be honored today at 2 PM in Room 6 A at Comic Con 2012 in San Diego (trip sponsored by Tout.com). Turner’s work spans 4 decades and he’s best known for bringing characters that had racially diverse friendships to the newspaper cartoon...

Tweet Thanks to Barris Kustom Designs, the iconic builders of such television cars as The Monkees Monkiemobile, I had the chance to take my camcorder into the driver’s seat of the 1966 Batmobile. What an incredible, and incredibly restored car. More on it later, as I need to catch sleep, but it’s part of a giant exhibit here at Comic Con...

Tweet Readers may remember a video I posted of an interview I did with Richard Anderson, who played Oscar Goldman, the head of the Office Of Scientific Investigations, and the boss of one Steve Austin, better known as The Six Million Dollar Man. That was at the Night Of 100 Stars Oscar Party of this year. And here at Comic Con, guess what: Richard Anderson’s...

Tweet Comic Con 2012 got underway today, Thursday, July 12th, and for this Tout.com – sponsored blogger it opened with a number of emails of press updates – but not as many as in years past. There are, it seems, slightly fewer media outlets here, but far more personal and social media users than ever before. With that, it’s a wonder...

Tweet IT’S A DISASTER. Well, not really at Comic Con. I was given the pleasure of previewing a new movie by the LA comedy group called The Vacationers, called IT’S A DISASTER. They describe the film in this way: IT’S A DISASTER is a new end-of-the world comedy from the twisted minds of The Vacationeers comedy group. The film-which also...

Tweet San Diego, CA – This is my third Comic Con, thanks to Tout.com but the first one where the airplane landing left me a bit shaky. See, I was in a deep sleep when the steward woke me up; I discovered the hard way we were landing. The first thing I saw was Downtown San Diego and buildings, up close and getting closer. So for a second I didn’t...

Tweet Comic Con Week is underway, and between today and Wednesday morning, when this blogger arrives in San Diego, it will all rise to fever pitch levels. This is the third time me, Zennie Abraham, and Zennie62.com, which also goes by Zennie62Media, will cover Comic Con (2010, 2011, and now 2012) in San Diego and the second time Tout.com has come along...

Tweet Starship Troopers: Invasion and Resident Evil: Damnation are two CGI animated movies make intros at Comic Con 2012. Starship Troopers: Invasion is based on the popular movie Starship Troopers, and has Starship Troopers star Casper Van Dien and Starship Troopers writer Ed Neumeier as executive producers, with Shinji Aramaki as director. The movie has...

Tweet Tim Burton, the famous and famed producer and director of iconic movies like Batman, is coming to Comic Con 2012 to present his upcoming 3D black-and-white stop motion-animated science fiction movie Frankenweenie, and what Disney calls “A special look at the world of Oz The Great and Powerful.” This “special look” features...

Tweet Iron Man / Tony Stark returns to Comic Con for 2012 with a special panel introducing Iron Man 3. The panel will assemble in the famous Hall H on Saturday, July 14 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. According to Walt Disney Studios Publicity, Marvel Producer Kevin Feige and “special guests” will “provide an inside look at the ever-expanding Marvel...

Tweet ComiXology is celebrating its 5th anniversary and 3rd anniversary of its mobile app at Comic Con 2012. But if you’ve not seen ComiXology is action, check out this video review: And this press release gives the whole low-down on ComiXology’s plans for San Diego Comic Con: July 2nd, 2012 – New York, NY – ComiXology — the revolutionary...

Tweet Zombie Walk at Comic Con Friday The 13th Of July? Yes, and no Bath Salts. In fact, this blogger knows why Rudy Eugene tried to bite the face off Roland Poppo in Miami… since no bath salts were found in his system, just weed: the power of zombie suggestion. That right. So many people talking about zombies and eating people and The Walking Dead...

Tweet Godzilla To Appear At Comic Con 2012? Yes! And Zennie62 will be there, thanks to Tout.com! Remember my 2010 interview with Godzilla producer Brian Rogers at The Variety 3D Summit? This one? Obviously they didn’t meet the 2012 deadline, that’s now for 2012, but.. Well, according to Latino-Review, … Not only is Legendary bringing...

Tweet MTV’s hit show Teen Wolf will be at Comic Con 2012! Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage of the largest celebration of the popular arts for the third straight year (and with Tout.com as sponsor) I thought it would be fun and informative for you to present some of the press releases I have been sent thus...

Tweet Comic Con 2012 is almost one week away and as Zennie62 is headed for coverage of the largest celebration of the popular arts for the third straight year (and with Tout.com as sponsor) I thought it would be fun and informative for you to present some of the press releases I have been sent thus far. Given that many of them are stuffed full of information, rewriting them seemed stupid to do – something would be left out. So here’s the press release for the 10-year anniversary of Firefly, and featuring news on...