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Star Trek Communicator Bluetooth handset gets unveiled at Comic-Con

Star Trek Communicator Bluetooth handset gets unveiled at Comic-Con

Star Trek fans rejoice! You're now going to have the chance to own an exact replica of the sci-fi show's Communicator device, and it's fully-functioning to boot. Sadly, the Communicator won't let call up to the Enterprise, but it will work as Bluetooth handset and speaker for your smartphone. The device is built by The Wand Company, and will be officially shown off for the first time at San Diego Comic-Con this week. You can even pre-order one now for $150 on the official Star Trek web store, however it won't be shipping until January.

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Toys”R”Us’ entire Comic-Con Exclusive toy lineup

Toys”R”Us’ entire Comic-Con Exclusive toy lineup

SDCC exclusive toys begin to appear with Toys"R"Us at the helm, bringing on everything from Batman to Mortal Kombat X to Star Wars. What we're seeing here is a number of "exclusives" that aren't entirely exclusive to the event, thank goodness, including one massive toy set from the Star Wars Black Series from Hasbro. That's the most elite of the US-based Star Wars action figure lines here in the United States, coming correct with 3 3/4-inch inch figures and an ever-so-slightly-taller Rancor. What a beast.

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Marvel, Sony, Paramount to skip SDCC

Marvel, Sony, Paramount to skip SDCC

This morning it's become apparent that SDCC isn't the place to be for three of the world's biggest names in comic book-based entertainment. Marvel, Sony, and Paramount Pictures have all confirmed that they will not be making presentations at San Diego Comic Con 2015. While it's not unheard of that one of these three might not show, it's unprecedented that the entire trio won't be revealing news at the world's biggest comic event. Is this a sign that the convention is no longer the place to make massive announcements?

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Star Wars cutscenes reborn as Lucasfilm shares original Empire teaser

Star Wars cutscenes reborn as Lucasfilm shares original Empire teaser

Back on August 4th, 1979, San Diego Comic Con was the place where the very first live-action trailer was shown for The Empire Strikes Back. As sometimes happens with early teaser trailers for films of this magnitude, scenes that later get cut are shown early. In this case, a couple of key oddities spring up - strange and stranger.

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Summer 2014 Movie Trailer run-down: Mad Max, Sin City, Mike Tyson

Summer 2014 Movie Trailer run-down: Mad Max, Sin City, Mike Tyson

Having an aneurysm over the fact that you’re not able to see the first Avengers: Age of Ultron teaser trailer shown at San Diego Comic Con? Us too. To stave off the blood vessels bursting, here’s a collection of other high-powered trailers for films that’ll be coming out soon, along with one undeniably strange trailer about a TV show from Cartoon Network.

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Cosplay at Comic-Con 2014: an intricate gallery of entertainment

Cosplay at Comic-Con 2014: an intricate gallery of entertainment

This week we’re having a peek at the SDCC cosplay universe with as large a collection of images as we dare drop in a single article. What you’ll see here are a surprising amount of new faces, some real classics, and some of the most intricate costumes we’ve ever seen at a comic convention before. And what’s more - they’re coming from all directions!

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The Last of Us poster revealed at SDCC as details drop

The Last of Us poster revealed at SDCC as details drop

As we found out earlier this year, The Last of Us is being turned into a theatrical movie, and now we've got a (tiny) glimpse of it. Earlier today, Sony Pictures fired off a tweet with a limited edition movie poster. Though it doesn't give any details, the panel that took place at SDCC did.

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Avengers: Age of Ultron poster puzzle pieces converge

Avengers: Age of Ultron poster puzzle pieces converge

At the time this article is first published, there are 4 of 8 total pieces prepared for a full-on super-massive concept art poster for Avengers: Age of Ultron. This movie will feature an army of Iron Man-made automatons which you’ll see coming down upon the Avengers in a vast sea of death. And that’s just what we can see so far!

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Warcraft film props brought to SDCC floor

Warcraft film props brought to SDCC floor

This week the folks at LEGENDARY have brought some heat to stoke the fire under their upcoming video game-born film Warcraft. To the show floor at comic-con they’ve brought three massive props set to be used in the upcoming film. Here lies the Dragon Sword, the Lion Shield, and the Doomhammer.

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21 unique Xbox One consoles revealed at SDCC

21 unique Xbox One consoles revealed at SDCC

There’s not shortage of unique one-off pieces of hardware, artwork, and toys at SDCC this week, and Microsoft isn’t about to be left out in the dust. They’ve brought on a whopping 21 new Xbox One consoles with designs that’ll only be released once. Not everyone will get one, but one of those who do might as well be you.

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Batman reimagined by game designer: is this madness?

Batman reimagined by game designer: is this madness?

Tetsuya Nomura, head of Kingdom Hearts and designer for Final Fantasy, has redesigned Batman. Nomura has stepped forward with the first in a series of action figures which represent complete redesigns of classic comic characters. This strange beast of a Batman summons memories of Todd McFarlane’s vision for SPAWN, or the Batman/SPAWN crossover collection. But more than that, this is an imagining of Batman we’d have expected to find as a boss in an epic RPG.

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Fight Club 2 a reality: detailed for a series of 10

Fight Club 2 a reality: detailed for a series of 10

This week the folks at Dark Horse Comics have made clear their intent to create a 10-issue series that captures the second wave of Tyler Durden’s experience. This Fight Club 2 series of graphic novels will "pick up a decade after the ending of [Palahniuk’s] original book."

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