Every year, fanatics of all stripes descend on key cities across the U.S. for comic book conventions, otherwise known as Comic Con. Aside from the opportunity for comic geeks to rub shoulders with one another, the event's biggest attractions tend to be the debuts of various movie and television trailers. These presentations are frequently accompanied by panel discussions, where the respective stars of those vehicles drop hints about the upcoming projects.
The 2016 New York Comic Con (NYCC) was a master class in nerd culture titillation. It offered entertainment junkies a smorgasbord of trailers and teasers of upcoming projects, including Netflix's highly-anticipated "Iron Fist," series (a Marvel property), Dreamworks' Trollhunters (another Netflix original), and the "Planet of the Apes" reboot.
CNBC, which was present for several of these sessions, compiled a sample of some of the more buzz-worthy reveals at this year's confab.