July 25th, 2011
12:23 PM ET

Vivica A. Fox from Comic-Con on the death of Amy Winehouse

Actress and producer, Vivica A. Fox stopped by the CNN Express which was parked outside the San Diego Convention Center at Comic-Con. The actress commented on the tragic death of singer Amy Winehouse.

The emotional interview aired Friday during CNN Newsroom with Don Lemon.

Topics: CNN • CNN Newsroom • Comic-Con
July 25th, 2011
12:17 PM ET

The CNN Express a 'Must-Stop' for Celebs at Comic-Con

The CNN Express was a hot spot at this year's Comic-Con. Anchor, TJ Holmes talks to CNN's Entertainment producer, JD Cargill live from outside the mobile bureau about some of the celebs who joined him on the Express for interviews during the convention.

To view all of CNN's coverage of Comic-Con visit the 'What's Next' blog.

Topics: CNN • Comic-Con
CNN iReporters Meetup at Comic-Con
July 24th, 2011
12:45 PM ET

CNN iReporters Meetup at Comic-Con

Comic-Con is the perfect time and place for iReporters to meet up and connect. Award winning chef and former 'Cheftestant' on 'Top Chef' Brian Marlarkey hosted the group at his restaurant Searsucker. Also joining the group was 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' penciler, Georges Jeanty, and iReporter and 'Robotech' creative director Tommy Yune.

CNN iReport Meetups are popping up in cities and countries worldwide in celebration of the 5 year Anniversary of iReport. Visit Meetup.com to RSVP or to host a CNN iReport Meetup in your area.

Topics: CNN Digital • Comic-Con • iReport
CNN iReport and costumes galore at Comic-Con 2011
July 23rd, 2011
01:10 PM ET

CNN iReport and costumes galore at Comic-Con 2011

Do know what “Cosplay” is? Why it is the act of donning a costume like your favorite sci-fi character and is practically standard procedure at Comic-Co, duh!!

According to CNN iReporter Mark Zhen, this year’s Comic-Con ladies have really brought their A-game. After taking a spin around the convention center, he was especially impressed by the variety of costumes.

“This year's opening day of Comic-Con was even more packed with cosplayers from your favorite comic book, video game, TV show, film or animated feature,” Zhen said. “From the tough as nails, temptresses to the sultry sirens of science fiction, this year was no exception in fulfilling your fantasy of seeing your favorite characters in action.”

Topics: CNN Digital • Comic-Con • Geek Out • iReport
CNN On-the-Scene with What’s Next at Comic-Con 2011
July 22nd, 2011
01:18 PM ET

CNN On-the-Scene with What’s Next at Comic-Con 2011

Celebs ‘Geek Out’ with CNN.com’s Popular Franchise

CNN iReport and Entertainment Weekly.com to Cover Comic-Con from the Fan’s Perspective

CNN Express a ‘Must-Stop’ for Celebrity Comic-Con Interviews

CNN is descending on San Diego to cover all of the angles of what’s next at San Diego Comic-Con International, the world’s largest comic book convention and pop culture event of its kind. The four-day convention is from July 21 – 24 in San Diego, California with over 125,000 attendees expected to convene on the city.

‘Geek Out’, CNN’s popular franchise, takes center stage and is one of the main features of CNN’s Comic-Con coverage on the ‘What’s Next’ blog. ‘Geek Out’ reports on pop culture events and geeky news stories through the lens of fan and nerd cultures. CNN is scheduled to have ‘Geek Out’ sessions with some of the most respected and beloved stars in the sci-fi and fantasy world. After the crowds and fans return to their homes after Comic-Con, CNN is making a place for fans to “geek out” on a regular basis – the network will debut the forthcoming ‘Geek Out’ blog, just in time for Dragon*Con in September 2011.


Topics: Blog Network • CNN • CNN Digital • Comic-Con • Geek Out • iReport
What is Comic-Con? Actor Seth Green explains it all.
July 21st, 2011
08:29 AM ET

What is Comic-Con? Actor Seth Green explains it all.

Actor, writer and producer Seth Green explains what San Diego Comic-Con is all about. He also talks through the evolution of the convention which he is attending for the 15th time.

Click to view the video: Seth Green on Comic-Con

To view all of CNN.com's coverage of the 2011 San Digeo Comic-Con International convention, visit the What's Next blog.

Topics: CNN • Comic-Con