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New York Comic Con Is Starting Today, and We Need You!

We want to know what interests you most. And if you're at NYCC, we'd love to have your hawk's eye view.

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Things We Saw Today: It’s Star Trek: The Next Generation Versus Aliens in Comic Crossover

Picard and crew will reportedly be facing off against the Xenomorphs--and something tells me that even Data might have a hard time sticking to the Prime Directive.

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[VIDEO] TMS Interviews the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Cast About Ghost Rider and Steve Rogers Ditching the Captain America Mantle

As part of our New York Comic-Con coverage, we were able to speak with Luna, along with Clark Gregg (who plays Phil Coulson) and Chloe Bennet (who plays Daisy Johnson/Quake) about how he will affect the show and what we can expect from the rest of the season.

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Things We Saw Today: The Handmaid’s Tale‘s NYCC Ads Are For Women’s Eyes Only

Well, or anyone else who might be in the women's bathroom.

Whoever's in charge of the marketing campaign for Hulu's adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale made another cool choice this weekend by putting this graffiti in the women's bathrooms at New York Comic Con.

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TMS at NYCC Day 3: Interviewing Illustrator Colleen Doran of Troll Bridge, Barbara Dunkelman of RWBY, Plus More Cosplays

It's Sunday, which is the third day of New York Comic Con! In our latest video highlight reel, we've got TMSers Charline Jao and Keisha Hatchett interviewing illustrator Colleen Doran and voice actress Barbara Dunkelman.

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Sci-Fi Cinema Queen Sigourney Weaver Has Been Tapped to Play the Villain in Netflix’s The Defenders

Last night, Marvel's head of TV Jeph Loeb made an announcement that made every sci-fi fan lift their voice and cheer: Sigourney Weaver has signed on to play a role in Netflix's The Defenders. Specifically, she'll be the villain.

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Things We Saw Today: NYCC Brings Us the Trailer for John Wick 2, Which Common Called “An Assassin’s Love Story”

NYCC has brought us lots of cool news all weekend, and the latest is this trailer for John Wick 2.

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TMS at NYCC Day 2: Interviewing the Creative Teams Behind Venture Bros., The War for the Planet of the Apes and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

We spoke to the creators and cast members from some great shows for updates and shenanigans.

Day Two at New York Comic-Con was all about television and film. We spoke to the creative teams behind great projects on screens large and small, including Venture Bros., The War for the Planet of the Apes, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.!

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TMS at NYCC Day 1: Star Wars Hasbro Team Responds to Female Representation Critiques

We checked out the latest from the Hasbro Star Wars team and took a VR tour of Legends of the Hidden Temple.

Yesterday was the first day of New York Comic-Con, and we were right there in the thick of it. In this video, we sit down with the Star Wars Hasbro team and talk about making toys for female heroines. Plus, we played some Legends of the Hidden Temple in VR, and did some Nickelodeon trivia.

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[VIDEO] The Mary Sue Takes Manhattan With Pre-NYCC Hijinks

We previewed upcoming video games, played with Hasbro toys and hit up the Heroes After Dark red carpet event.

Before we hit up NYCC, we had an opportunity to check out some of the pre-event festivities.

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[VIDEO] TMS Defends Beer at Brooklyn Brewery with This Year’s Defender IPA

Most of our favorite superheroes stand for good American values: integrity, honesty, justice, etc. But have you heard of a superhero that stands for flavorful and delicious beer?

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Things We Saw Today: You (Yes, You!) Could Voice an Alien Overlord on Rick and Morty

A new Omaze campaign is offering fans a chance to have a role on Rick and Morty! To find out how to win, and where the campaign's proceeds go, head over to Omaze.

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Interview: Meredith Finch on Wonder Woman’s Vulnerability, Female Friendships, and Defining Strength

Meredith Finch and David Finch have done something different with Wonder Woman for their run: Diana cries, makes mistakes, and acts human. She's ... surprisingly human for a demi-god.

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Interview: Brenden Fletcher & Babs Tarr Discuss Batgirl‘s Independence and Social Media Presence

At New York Comic Con, I had the chance to talk to Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr about Batgirl, which Fletcher co-writes with Cameron Stewart, and which Tarr illustrates. The interview began with us trading a few jokes about Batgirl's costume, which somehow still provokes inexplicable internet ire.

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Interview: Steven Universe‘s Rebecca Sugar Talks Music, Animation, and Inspiration

The Saturday of New York Comic Con could've been re-named Rebecca Sugar Day, and no one would've batted an eye. Her signing had to be capped, because the line was humongous, and she was bouncing back and forth between appearances and panels. Thankfully, I got to snag a couple of minutes with the Steven Universe creator!

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Interview: Jimmy Palmiotti Talks Harley Quinn’s Contrary Nature and Starfire’s Sexuality

Jimmy Palmiotti is half of one of DC Comics' most awesome comics teams. He, along with Amanda Conner, are currently writing Harley Quinn and Starfire, and they've managed to make those two protagonists - which in other hands could be cartoonish and one-note - nuanced and complicated, without removing any of the fun.

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Interview: The DC Super Hero Girls Creative Team Discuss Their High-Stakes High School Concept

At New York Comic Con, I had the pleasure of interviewing several of the minds behind DC Super Hero Girls, which is: a TV show, a series of graphic novels, a book series, and a line of toys, all of which we've made no secret of feeling excited about here at The Mary Sue.

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Interview: Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon Team Up on Dark Horse’s Latest Graphic Novel, Two Brothers

Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon are two of the most creative artists in comics right now. I had the chance to speak with them in an exclusive interview for TMS, and we talked about their relationship growing up as twin brothers in Brazil, why they chose an adaptation as their latest project, and why mainstream superheroes aren't exactly their thing. There's even a tiny update for Umbrella Academy fans!

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NYCC 2015: Marguerite Bennett on DC Bombshells and What’s Great About Being a Woman in Comics

Marguerite Bennett is one of the busiest women in comics, jetting between publishers like DC, Marvel, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite, and AfterShock Comics. At New York Comic Con this year, she was all over the place—at her own table in Artists' Alley, on a Women of Marvel panel, and preaching the gospel of DC Bombshells.

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Interview: Rad Ladies Lauren Haroutunian and Ashly Burch on Working as Women in Film and Games

"For women in our roles, and the characters we write in the writer's room, we're always thinking, what are the representations of women that we're putting out? Are they the right ones? What are we trying to say?"

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