Episode 136 - San Diego Comic-Con 2019

It’s Christmas in July! Nerd Christmas that is. San Diego Comic-Con is upon us once again and Julian, Dan, and Jeremy are here to unpack all the major news from this year’s con. Including, but not limited to: Star Trek: Picard, new Superman DC animated movies, Top Gun: Maverick, and The Witcher! Then the guys dive deep into the what became THE story from this year’s show; Marvel Studios’ Phase Four slate. From Doctor Strange to Black Widow, and The Mighty Thor to an Oscar winning Blade announcement, Marvel held little back as it revealed it’s plans for the next 2 years. All this and so much more (including a heated Funko Pop debate) on this week’s Tower of Babble Podcast!

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Show Notes


  • IT Chapter 2 trailer.

  • 2 new DC animated films were announced, both of which being Superman titles. First, Superman: Red Son, and Superman: Man of Tomorrow.

  • New details on Terminator: Dark Fate.

  • Top Gun: Maverick


  • The Witcher Netflix series gets its first trailer.

  • CW’s Arrowverse heads towards their Crisis on Infinite Earths crossover event.

  • Star Trek: Picard first trailer.

  • News about DC Universe originals, including a release date for Titans: Season 2, confirmation of Doom Patrol: Season 2, and Young Justice: Season 4.

  • Batman Beyond series is being remastered for a Blu-ray release this fall.


  • Marvel's Dawn of X relaunch.

Marvel Studios

  • Marvel revealed their full Phase Four slate through 2021, with titles across film and Disney+:

    • Eternals

    • Falcon and the Winter Soldier

    • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    • WandaVision

    • Loki

    • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    • What If…?

    • Hawkeye

    • Thor: Love and Thunder

    • Black Widow

    • Blade