Connect with us


San Diego Comic Con 2018: What to Look Forward to at This Year’s Convention

The largest worldwide pop-culture event kicks off this weekend.

Jessica Watson



San Diego Comic Con 2018 is the biggest event in fan and nerd culture, showcasing upcoming movies, toys, comic books, collectibles, television shows and more.

Last year convention was jam-packed and was a debut for a lot of new movies and shows such as “Black Panther,” “Infinity War,” “Justice League,” “Stranger Things” and “Westworld.” However, this year’s convention is more fan-focused and less jammed pack as it was announced Marvel Studios and “Game of Thrones” will not be in attendance, making SDCC feel a bit more relaxed and less hectic than last year.

Regardless of  missing GOT and Marvel, there is still a lot to look for to this year with DC/Warner Bros unveiling the trailer for their new superhero “Aquaman,” “Wonder Woman” 1984, the release of AMC’s “The Walking Dead” season 9, Fox’s new upcoming movie “The Predator” and many more.

Here’s what we’re most excited to see during Comic-Con this year:


Ever since M. Night Shyamalan incredible comeback with his hit 2016 movie “Spilt,” people are waiting to see what the director will unveil next. When Shyamalan announced that he will be making a sequel to his 2000 movie “Unbreakable” called “Glass,” fans were eager to see what the movie will be about. “Glass” will have the recurring cast of “Unbreakable” and “Spilt,” and Shyamalan will premiere the first trailer at Comic-Con on Friday.

“The Walking Dead”

For the past 8 seasons, “The Walking Dead” has followed Rick Grimes and his survivors throughout their time in the zombie apocalyptic world. Since the announcement of Andrew Lincoln, who plays Rick Grimes, leaving after season 9 ends along Lauren Cohan, who plays Maggie Green, people are wondering what will this season mean for “The Walking Dead.”  The panel and full trailer will premiere on Friday, July 20 at 12:15 PST/3:15 EST.

“Godzilla: Kings of the Monsters”

Reach Monarch

A post shared by MBB (@milliebobbybrown) on

Besides the DC properties, Warner Bros Pictures has more movies to unveil at SDCC with the most anticipated being the squeal to 2014 Godzilla movie called “Godzilla: King of the Monsters”. This movie will tie in the connection between the recent movies “Godzilla and Kong: Skull Island,” and will build up to the brawl between Godzilla and Kong, which will be a movie in 2020. A teaser clip was released by Millie Bobby Brown (aka Eleven from “Stranger Things”) and a full trailer is expected to be released at SDCC on Saturday, July 21st.


The pressure is on for “Aquaman” after the commercial success of “Wonder Woman.” “Aquaman “was first introduced in Warner Bros. Pictures movie “Justice League,” even though the movie received mixed reviews critics did love Jason Momoa’s “Aquaman.” The film is set to be released on December 21, 2018, and the full trailer will be released at SDCC on Saturday, July 21.


DC released their first trailer for their new live-action TV show “Titans” at SDCC on Thursday. The show will be released on DC’s new streaming service and will be a darker take on the young superhero team Teen Titans and even went as far as having the team leader of the Titans Robin, who is Batman’s known side-kick say “F!!k Batman”.

To find what else is happening in San Diego Comic-Con check out their schedule in the link down below:



Are you looking for digital journalism training and experience? Are you a journalism major who wants to take your career to the next level? CMN’s Digital Journalism course gives you real-time experience, intense feedback on your writing, exposure to journalism influencers and mentors, and a great place to display your work. You can get academic credit too. Check out the Digital Journalism Course here.

I attend the University of Alabama Birmingham and I am also a writer for a college women's magazine called Her Campus UAB. One of the proudest moments of my life was volunteering for Project Homeless in Birmingham. One thing I can't live without is Nextflix and one of my favorite shows is Stranger Things. When I am not watching Netflix, I like studying astrology and online shopping.

Sign up for the Morning Scoop

and wake up with us each day.

CMN Reports

In the Hot Seat19 hours ago

Michael Cohen Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday for his role in the hush-money...

by , Mercy College
Entertainment1 day ago

Ambani-Piramal Wedding Celebrations include Beyonce and Hillary Clinton

India's richest man's daughter gets married.

by , Mercy College
National News2 days ago

Fatalities Reported at Strasbourg Christmas Market Shooting, Suspect Still at Large

France has currently upgraded their security threat level after terrorist attack leaves at least 12 injured

by , CMN Senior Correspondent
Academics1 week ago

Temple University Professor Marc Lamont Hill Faces More Trouble Over U.N. Speech

The Temple University professor is under fire from Temple for a U.N. speech critical of Israel.

by , The Catholic American University
National News3 weeks ago

Michigan State University Ex-President Charged in Larry Nassar Case

The investigation continues.

by , U. Alabama Birmingham
Food3 weeks ago

CDC Warns Not to Eat Romaine Lettuce Amid Another E. coli Outbreak

If you were planning on having a side salad this Thanksgiving, think again.

by , U. Alabama Birmingham
Academics3 weeks ago

Michael Bloomberg Donates $1.8 Billion to Johns Hopkins University

Bloomberg's gift is one of the largest ever donations to higher education, but it hasn't garnered the praise that the...

by , University of Pittsburgh
Education3 weeks ago

Betsy DeVos Reinterprets Title IX: Victims Must Bear the Burden of Proof

Opponents of the policy say that it would favor the accused over the accuser.

by , University of Pittsburgh

Top Reads