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Recent articles by Brian:

Would Boimler from 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' survive the world of 'The Boys'? Jack Quaid has thoughts

Jack Quaid is a man of many franchises. He just finished his second animated season as Ensign Bradward Boimler on Star Trek: Lower Decks, but over on the live action side of things he’s set to appear in 2022’s Scream movie. → Read More

Star Trek: Lower Decks creator Mike McMahan talks S2 finale, Pakleds, and what's next

It's safe to say that "Captain Freeman Day" did not go how anyone thought it would. Star Trek: Lower Decks has ended i's second season in classic Star Trek fashion, and by that we mean it ended in a way that we really should have seen coming but didn't. → Read More

NYCC: Krysten Ritter on her Buffy-esque Peacock series The Girl in the Woods: 'This thing has legs'

Peacock gave NYCC a taste of what they can expect from the new series The Girl in the Woods, and what other shows influenced it. → Read More

Saga will return! Brian K. Vaughan announces new issues at NYCC after 3+ year hiatus for acclaimed series

The hiatus has ended! Fans of the sprawling, award-winning comic epic Saga will be thrilled to know that the best-selling series from Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples will officially return very soon with Issue #55. → Read More

'Outlander' reveals first trailer for Season 6 and prepares fans for the Christie family at NYCC

It has become a truth universally acknowledged: it's not really New York Comic Con unless the cast of Outlander shows up to cause chaos. In 2019, the cast teased Season 5 while doing shots. While things had to be toned down for New York Comic Con 2021, the cast still held a live panel. Anytime this particular cast does that, fans will go berserk. → Read More

NYCC: Team 'Evil' teases the season finale and the secrets of goat therapists

Evil came to New York Comic Con 2021, as the hit series, Evil, held a virtual panel, where the cast and creators discussed the show's second season, which will soon conclude on Paramount Plus. If you enjoy psychological mysteries, rituals, religious debate, and fantastic acting, then this a show for you. → Read More

NYCC: George Takei on meeting Harlan Ellison, missing Leonard Nimoy & fencing snafus on 'Star Trek' set

The U.S.S. Enterprise would not have gotten far without Hikaru Sulu at the helm, and Sulu only worked because of the man who portrayed him. George Takei blazed new trails as the character in the Star Trek franchise, appearing in the original series, the first six movies, and even Star Trek: Voyager. → Read More

William Shatner discusses his upcoming space journey at NYCC: ‘I’m Captain Kirk and I’m terrified’

James Tiberius Kirk has had a lifetime of adventures, and so has William Shatner. The actor who portrays the famous Star Trek captain/admiral may be most famous for his work on Star Trek, but he's also well known for roles in Boston Legal, T.J. Hooker, and more. → Read More

Battlestar Galactica's Mary McDonnell and Edward James Olmos reveal Cylon secrets, COVID-era bond at NYCC

The 2003 reboot of Battlestar Galactica may have ended many years ago, but its brilliance still burns bright. The dying leader shall know the truth of the opera house, and this landmark piece of science fiction storytelling must always be celebrated. → Read More

NYCC: Neil Gaiman explains why The Sandman: Act II was like pulling off a ‘difficult second album’

He'll show you fear in a handful of dust! It's a fantastic time to be a fan of The Sandman. Not only is the legendary comic series coming to Netflix as a television series, Audible and DC are two acts in on a sprawling audio drama adaptation. → Read More

Ultron fights the Watcher himself as 'Marvel's What If...?' starts tying threads together

The endgame of Marvel’s What If…? Season 1 is becoming clear. The Watcher (Jeffrey Wright), usually unflappable, was surprised when Ultron/Vision (Ross Marquand) showed up at the end of Episode 7. If something unsettles the Watcher, then it’s bad news for the entire multiverse. → Read More

Will there be more Star Wars: Visions? The producers discuss that and more

Star Wars: Visions is here, and the galaxy far, far away has lit up with the power of anime. Seven major studios worked to create nine shorts, and overseeing everything for Lucasfilm was Producer Kanako Shirasaki and Executive Producer James Waugh. → Read More

'Star Wars: Visions' breaks free of canon and fully embraces the wild and weird

What if a set of Star Wars stories came along that was fully devoid of anything related to the Skywalkers? Not only that, what if the stories were completely unrelated to anything in Star Wars canon, and occasionally did things that are in direct opposition to set story points that have been around for years? → Read More

Episode 5 of 'What If…?' fills the MCU with zombies and hopelessness

It’s time for the zombie episode of Marvel’s What If…? Fans of the Marvel Comics limited series Marvel Zombies (2005-2006) will no doubt be thrilled with this episode of the MCU animated series, as everything goes the way of The Walking Dead. → Read More

Marvel's What If...? brings in Dr. Strange for a dark and heartbreaking episode

It was only a matter of time before the Sorcerer Supreme got involved in the multi-dimensional hijinks on Marvel's What If...? Dr. Stephen Strange is the focus of Episode 4, and guess what? He makes everything worse. → Read More

Star Trek: Lower Decks' creator Mike McMahan on Season 2, Easter eggs, and growing the beard

The creator of Star Trek: Lower Decks, Mike McMahan, discusses Season 2, trombone Riker, Frakes, Tom Paris, and the good/bad Trek. → Read More

Star-Lord T’Challa makes the entire galaxy better in the second ‘What If…?’

In the first Guardians of the Galaxy film, we see a young Peter Quill taken by the Ravagers. He learns their ways and proceeds to engage in a mostly selfish lifestyle. He steps up with some newfound friends to be a (somewhat) selfless guardian when the galaxy eventually has need of him. he has a lot of growing to do in order to get to that place. → Read More

The cast of Star Trek: Lower Decks on their bonds of 'mutual respect, love, and bullying'

The hit animated series Star Trek: Lower Decks is ready to boldly go into Season 2. The outrageous yet surprisingly poignant love letter to all of Star Trek will return on Aug. 12, and the cast of the U.S.S. Cerritos is ready to beam back in. → Read More

Hayley Atwell and Captain Carter rule the premiere of Marvel’s What If…?

The doors of possibility in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been blown bloody well off, and the first animated entry in the ongoing sprawling saga is here. Marvel’s What If…? has begun, and the first episode shows just how much can change based on one simple choice. → Read More

'What If...?' writer & director on how the alt Marvel series tended to accidentally run into future MCU plans

Head writer A.C. Bradley and director Bryan Andrews of Marvel's What If...? talk with us about the new series, Captain Carter, California Thanos, and more. → Read More