Comic-Con International’s biggest day will be Saturday, July 20, and feature the return of Marvel Studios to Hall H.The stakes are high for Marvel this year as some of its biggest stars have left the franchise, and there are questions about where the film universe can go after “Avengers: Endgame.” The movie studio skipped Hall H last year, building the tension of what’s next.There are also a huge group of TV stars appearing for the latest “Star Trek” shows, HBO’s “Westworld” and for CW’s “Arrow”.Here are some highlights, with official descriptions courtesy of the folks at Comic-Con. For a complete Saturday schedule, go here.DC Black LabelDC Black Label unites the most revered creators in comics to craft epic tales of action and suspense featuring fan-favorite DC characters. The writers and artists of DC Black Label will discuss their approach to creating new stories of legendary proportions with new angles in … [Read more...] about Comic-Con Saturday schedule: Marvel Studios returns to Hall H
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Here are some of the biggest stories of the year, as covered by The Local. SEE ALSO: Diesel, deadlines and deposit bottles: Everything that's set to change in 2019 Germany's World Cup woes 2018 was a World Cup year and in the lead up to the tournament, fans of World Champions Germany were pretty confident that they had the squad to go far in the competition. Germany had made at least the semi-finals of every major tournament in the previous decade and pundits had already penciled Germany’s name into the semis this year. Head coach Joachim Löw told star player Marco Reus ahead of the tournament opener against Mexico that he would be “saved for the knockout rounds”. But for the first time in history, Germany was eliminated from the group stages after losing to Mexico and South Korea, prompting heartache throughout the Bundesrepublik. The subsequent fallout from the tournament included calls for Löw’s head, criticism of his decision to leave … [Read more...] about Year in review: The biggest stories from Germany in 2018
By Annie Vainshtein Updated 6:41 am PST, Monday, December 31, 2018 John Geraghty reads SFGATE at his home in Concord, Calif. Geraghty is the top commenter on SFGATE. John Geraghty reads SFGATE at his home in Concord, Calif. Geraghty is the top commenter on SFGATE. Photo: John Geraghty/Courtesy Photo: John Geraghty/Courtesy Image 1 of / 50 Caption Close Image 1 of 50 John Geraghty reads SFGATE at his home in Concord, Calif. Geraghty is the top commenter on SFGATE. John Geraghty reads SFGATE at his home in Concord, Calif. Geraghty is the top commenter on SFGATE. Photo: John Geraghty/Courtesy This Concord man has been SFGATE's top commenter for years. So we talked to him. 1 / 50 … [Read more...] about This Concord man has been SFGATE’s top commenter for years. So we talked to him.