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The Back-Order List 6/3/2020: Lots of DC with Catwoman 80th #1 Leading

The Back-Order List 6/3/2020: Lots of DC with Catwoman 80th #1 Leading

Every week your Local Comic Book Shop, hopefully, gets in a weekly assortment of comics, trades, posters, action figures, and other goodies from Diamond.  Now some of these goodies sell out fast from your LCBS, so Tuesday and Wednesday LCBS retailers get on the phone (more often the computer) and let Diamond know they need […]

Bill Pullman Denounces Trumps Tweet of Fake Independence Day Clip

Bill Pullman Denounces Trump's Tweet of Fake Independence Day Clip

Bill Pullman has had enough of Donald Trump. After Trump tweeted a doctored video that superimposed his head on to Pullman's body to deliver the speech from Independence Day, the actor pushed back on the blatant appropriation of his work. Pullman (nee Bill Paxton, RIP/Game Over, Man) played President Thomas J. Whitmore in the 1996 […]

New Video Gaming Network VENN Will Launch In July

New Video Gaming Network VENN Will Launch In July

For those of us who have been wishing for a replacement to TechTV and G4 for years will get our wish soon as VENN will be launching this summer. The last time we had a proper video game-centric channel on cable or satellite television was back in 2012, just before G4 was changed into an […]

The Valorant Closed Beta Sets New Twitch Viewership Record

The Valorant Closed Beta Sets New Twitch Viewership Record

Riot Games has a little to celebrate this week when it comes to Valorant as the game has set some new records for itself during the closed beta. According to Riot Games, their first-person tactical shooter broke Twitch's single-day hours watched record in a single game category. This was accomplished within the first hours of […]

EGX Confirms New Dates For London Event In September

EGX Confirms New Dates For London Event In September

Following in the steps of EGX Rezzed which will be happening in July, the main EGX event will be taking place in September in London. This morning, Gamer Network and ReedPOP announced that the UK-based consumer, trade and careers event for video games will now take place on September 17th-20th, 2020 at London's Excel Center. […]

League of Legends Spring Split Series Finds Home on ESPN

League of Legends' Spring Split Series Finds Home on ESPN

If you're looking to watch the League of Legends' 2020 Championship Series in the United States, you're in luck. ESPN will be broadcasting the event stateside. Announced earlier today, five matches from the LCS will air on ESPN2. ESPN2 is already home to esports coverage, so the LCS will fit right in here. "We're excited […]

MAINGEAR To Produce Ventilators To Help Medical Facilities

MAINGEAR To Produce Ventilators To Help Medical Facilities

MAINGEAR, the New Jersey-based PC builders, will be producing ventilators to help hospitals. The decision to turn their manufacturing facilities into high-quality ventilator facilities was easy. Since MAINGEAR is located just outside of New York City — one of America's COVID-19 hot spots — it only makes sense to want to help. As we all […]

Zenescope Announces Virtual Comic Con Wants Comic Shops to Profit

Zenescope Announces Virtual Comic Con, Wants Comic Shops to Profit

Several groups have been launching virtual comic conventions, in the wake of so many cancellations, Wizard World has launched its online-only events. Kaleidoko, Experience Level Entertainment, Legion M, and Collider are putting on a Wondercon replacement, but one publisher has more recent experience in doing such things, Zenescope. Zenescope Entertainment is running its second online […]

TokyoPop Put Titles on Hold Until June Offer Free Digital Manga

TokyoPop Put Titles on Hold Until June, Offer Free Digital Manga

Manga publisher TokyoPop has joined Kodansha and Yen Press in announcing a revived publishing schedule. They state that they will "delay the print release of our upcoming titles originally scheduled for release in April and May of 2020." However, they will be accelerating digital releases, outsourcing work to freelancers, and looking to resume printing and […]

Saints Row: The Third Remastered Will Be Released In May 2020

Saints Row: The Third Remastered Will Be Released In May 2020

More news from Deep Silver today as the company revealed that Saints Row: The Third Remastered will be released next month for multiple platforms. The original game released back in late 2011 was one of the biggest titles of the year, and in many ways, one of the last big titles before focus started swinging […]

Inside Xbox Will Makes Its Return This Week On April 7th

Inside Xbox Will Makes Its Return This Week On April 7th

Microsoft revealed earlier today that the Xbox team will be bringing back Inside Xbox this week, with the first episode starting on April 7th. The show acts much like the Nintendo Direct or Sony's State Of Play livestreams. Only they've been doing it longer and they tend to focus on just a couple games a […]

Cards For Humanity Charity Tournament Starts On April 11th

Cards For Humanity Charity Tournament Starts On April 11th

If you are a collectible card gamer looking to do some good during this pandemic, 983 Media will be running their largest multi-game tournament to date, Cards for Humanity. Funds raised from the games will go to the Solidarity Response Fund, a worldwide organization that is on the front lines fighting against the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Steamforged Games Is Making Resident Evil 3: The Board Game

Steamforged Games Is Making Resident Evil 3: The Board Game

Steamforged Games has partnered up with Capcom again to make another tabletop version of a video game with Resident Evil 3: The Board Game. The two companies had already come together last year to make Resident Evil 2: The Board Game, to go along with the release of the Resident Evil 2 remake. That one […]

Deep Silver &#038 5 Lives Studios Reveal Windbound For Release In August

Deep Silver & 5 Lives Studios Reveal Windbound For Release In August

Deep Silver along with developer 5 Lives Studios revealed this week that the studio's second project, Windbound, will be coming out this August. The announcement was made on the PlayStation Blog, as the company announced the details of the title that's taken them five years to create. The game takes place on an archipelago that […]

Streets Of Rogue Developer Says A Sequel Is Coming

Streets Of Rogue Developer Says A Sequel Is Coming

Some very cool news for fans of Streets Of Rogue as the indie developer behind the game says they are currently working on a sequel at the moment. The game's creator, Matt Dabrowski, took to the official Steam Page to post a couple of announcements. The first being that Version 88 has been uploaded for […]

Golden Apple Comics of Los Angeles Lays Golden Eggs Twice a Week

Golden Apple Comics of Los Angeles Lays Golden Eggs Twice a Week

Golden Apple Comics of Los Angeles is one of many comic stores making their way during shutdown. As well as website store orders and eBay listings they also have mystery boxes. "I have a store full of great reads and we are hand packing a USPS medium flat rate box for you and shipping it […]

Riot Games Korea Moves League Of Legends LCK To Franchise System

Riot Games Korea Moves League Of Legends LCK To Franchise System

Starting in 2021, Riot Games Korea will move the League of Legends Champions Korea to a franchising system. This follows in the footsteps of the LCS, LPL, and LEC. According to Riot, this is being done in an effort to get players, fans, and teams to forge long-lasting relationships. This Long-term partnership hopes to create […]

HyperX Forms New Sponsorship With London Royal Ravens &#038 Rogue

HyperX Forms New Sponsorship With London Royal Ravens & Rogue

HyperX announced a brand new sponsorship deal this morning with two esports teams as they have inked new deals with the London Royal Ravens and Rogue. As part of the deal, The Royal Ravens will soon be showing off their new decked-out training facility equipped with branded gear. Which will be featured during their Call […]

26 DC Big Books For 2020/2021 From Jim Lee to Stan Lee to Lee Bermejo

26 DC Big Books For 2020/2021, From Jim Lee to Stan Lee to Lee Bermejo

We looked at loads of DC Big Books. Boxsets and omnibuses coming from DC Comics towards the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. However, there's plenty of other interesting looking collections coming too. Right now, they do seem like dispatches from an alternate future at this point. We also get art books from […]

Diamond to Pay 25% of What They Owe Publishers Take Pay Cut

Diamond to Pay 25% of What They Owe Publishers, Take Pay Cut

Steve Geppi is the Founder, Chairman & CEO of Geppi Family Enterprises. He is also the owner of Diamond Comic Distributors. Two weeks ago Diamond closed its doors to new comics as part of the current global situation. They also made redundancies. Last week, Diamond told publishers that they would cease payment for product received. […]