San Diego Comic-Con 2017 has ended, but the news is still rolling in. Who walked away from the world's largest pop culture party a big winner? And who just walked away? We're rounding up the greatest moments (and cosplay) from this year's Comic-Con.
Marvel had plenty of surprises for the Hall H faithful during its presentation of "The Defenders" at Comic-Con on Friday. But it saved the biggest twist for the end.
Fans were treated to a surprise screening of the first episode of the upcoming Netflix series. The packed house couldn't help but cheer.
The pilot was not the only surprise Marvel had on hand for its first TV presentation in Hall H.
Before cast members Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones, Sigourney Weaver, Élodie Yung, Jessica Henwick, Deborah Ann Woll and showrunner Marco Ramirez were even introduced, another familiar face crashed the panel.
The Punisher himself, Jon Bernthal, came to the stage, which led to a clip from his upcoming standalone Netflix series being shown to the assembled audience.
Marvel TV's Jeph Loeb, who was presiding over the panel, also shared some news: There will be an "Iron Fist" Season 2.
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The panel closed with the premiere of a new trailer for "Marvel's The Defenders," which you can watch above.
There was, however, one more surprise that even Loeb was not prepared for.
The longtime face of Marvel TV was presented with Comic-Con International's Inkpot Award at the start of the panel. The award recognizes individuals for their contribution to the world of comics, science-fiction, fantasy, film, television, animation and more.
Loeb was nearly speechless and clearly touched by the recognition. He closed his thank yous by urging everybody to "never give up on your dreams."
Watch the moment below.