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'Agents of SHIELD' pilot at Comic-Con: Twitter reacts!

The entire pilot of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. debuted at Comic-Con, a full two months ahead of the show’s September 24 premiere. Sorry, everyone not in San Diego.

And don’t expect any shaky cell phone footage to hit the Internet anytime soon: A crew of “S.H.I.E.L.D. agents” patrolled the Ballroom 20 floor to make sure rogue fans weren’t recording the top-secret show during Friday’s panel. (Yet another example of art imitating life imitating art.)

So what did the lucky few Whedonites have to say about the pilot? READ FULL STORY

Vin Diesel on possible Marvel movie role: 'There is some very big news coming at the end of this month'

Vin Diesel returned to Comic-Con today for the first time in over a decade to talk about Riddick. The panel went well, with an extended look at the space-horror threequel’s very R-Rated thrills. Then, as the moderator was wrapping up, thanking the audience and the panelists, Diesel insisted on taking just one more question from the audience. A Comic-Con attendee dressed in an Iron Man shirt approached the mike: “Every movie you get in, you become the face of that franchise. What is your vision for the upcoming Marvel movies?” The question was, of course, a reference to Diesel’s recent Facebook posts about mysterious meetings with the company behind Avengers. READ FULL STORY

Zach Levi explains the method to his Nerd HQ madness -- VIDEO

Zach Levi has a pretty nice little set-up over at his Nerd HQ at Petco Park in San Diego. Fully stocked bars, rows of classic 1980s arcade games, and happy, smiley nerds kicking back on couches with the Padres’ home ball park as a backdrop — it’s a spacious, laid-back respite from the shoulder-to-shoulder insanity of the convention center. EW’s Laura Hertzfeld sat down with our beloved Chuck at the EW Comic-Con suite to talk about his beautiful nerdvana.  READ FULL STORY

Comic-Con 2013: The Awkward Hug Challenge returns

The Comic-Con Awkward Hug Challenge is something of an EW tradition, but for those who are not familiar: We’re sorry.

For everyone else, let us set it up for you. Since the beginning of time (meaning bianually) EW has had reporters Annie Barrett and Darren Franich storm the floor of the San Diego Convention Center, armed with one goal — to find a stranger who’s willing to give you the world’s longest awkward hug ever. Who was this year’s winner? Watch below to find out!
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Painting San Diego pink at Hello Kitty's first Comic-Con -- VIDEO

Seems like a clear fit for Comic-Con — 1970s icon Hello Kitty — right? But actually this is the first year that Sanrio’s famous feline has walked the catwalk at the San Diego convention. She’s taken over a whole area near baseball stadium Petco Park and all the little girls (and big girls. and boys.) are coming to get their picture taken and dance around with our favorite pink-clad ambassador. We had to get in on the action. In the video below, Sandra Gonzalez and Laura Hertzfeld meet Kitty herself and check out some of the exclusive toys and accessories Sanrio created for the Con.
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'Psych' cast gets put to the test -- VIDEO

Those Psych guys are really good at solving mysteries, even if it’s in a madcap kind of way. And at Comic-Con it’s no different. We put the Psych cast to the test and had them play a little game called “Guess the Guest Star.” Each cast member gets the name of a Psych guest star taped to their forehead and everyone gives clues to help them guess the name on the card… hilarity, not surprisingly, ensues. Check it out as we put Corbin Bernsen, James Roday, Dule Hill, Maggie Lawson, Kirsten Nelson, and Timothy Omandson to the test.

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New 'Game of Thrones' products unveiled, including awesome Ned Stark doll and 4D puzzle -- PHOTOS

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HBO has debuted new Game of Thrones merchandise at Comic-Con. Top of the list is a Comic-Con exclusive Pop! Ned Stark figurine that has his head held to his body by magnets. If you don’t know why that’s awesome, we won’t spoil it for you. (Though it’s fairly obvious.) Limited quantities are on sale at booth #5343 (and at the HBO online store for those of us not in San Diego). Other new products:

Factory Entertainment plushes: We’re talking adorable 8″-tall Direwolf cubs (available later this year), and 6″-tall dragon eggs and 10″-tall three-eyed raven (due in early 2014). Check them out at booth #3351. And, 4D Cityscape’s 4D Puzzle Map of Westeros: Sneak a peek at booth #2401, because this won’t be on sale until November. “Featuring three different layers and more than 1,200 jigsaw pieces, this puzzle replicates the topographical landscape of the Seven Kingdoms and includes miniature replica models of famous Westeros cities and castles, including King’s Landing, Eyrie, the Wall and many more.” Pics below, plus more merch! READ FULL STORY

Comic-Con 2013: Stars take selfies on EW's Instagram

This year, EW has teamed up with Facebook and Instagram to help bring you real-time coverage of Comic-Con on your social feeds. As the stars stop by, they are taking photos of themselves on EW’s Instagram feed.

Check out pics from Robert Kirkman, the Teen Wolf stars, Slash and more. READ FULL STORY

Comic-Con 2013: Take a tour of the floor -- VIDEO

With Comic-Con 2013 underway, EW takes you on a tour of the convention center floor.

Watch as we encounter The Walking Dead zombies, and Black Sails pirates, and a special My Little Pony fan. Check out the video below: READ FULL STORY

'The To Do List': Aubrey Plaza, Alia Shawkat, and Rachel Bilson imagine Comic-Con in the '90s -- VIDEO

Who would the cast of the 1993-set teen comedy The To Do List want to see at a ’90s Comic-Con? They can all agree on one thing: Jeff Goldblum.

In the two videos below, we hang out with writer/director Maggie Carey and the cast of the film, including Rachel Bilson, Aubrey Plaza, Alia Shawkat, and Scott Porter. The film about a type-A teenage girl (played by Plaza) who is on a quest to lose her virginity to the hottest lifeguard in town (played by Scott Porter) opens in theaters July 26. The cast also laid down some of their favorite early ’90s jams — check out Porter (who also plays a guitar heartthrob in the film) singing “This Is How We Do It.” Rock on.
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