The Daily LITG, March 27th 2020

Comics Industry Reaction to… Christian Cooper in Central Park

Christian Cooper, former Marvel editor and writer, the subject of racial threats in Central Park, and a video filmed with comic book writing sister Melody Cooper, of one Amy Cooper (no relation to either) making the now-infamous phonecall that has lost her a high-flying financial position.[caption id="attachment_1212437" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comics Industry Reaction to..[...]

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. returns for its final season on May 7, courtesy of ABC.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Showrunners Offer Viewers Season 6 Finale Recap

With ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ready to return for a seventh and final season in only a few hours, series showrunners Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen, and Jeffrey Bell are here to do you a solid. In the clip below, the trio offers a quick, down-n-dirty breakdown of what happened during sixth season finale "New […]

Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore/Stargirl on Stargirl, courtesy of The CW.

Stargirl Character Posters Introduce Courtney's Friends and Foes

Two episodes into the DC Universe and The CW's live-action Stargirl, and it's already pretty clear that Courtney (Brec Bassinger) and Pat (Luke Wilson) are going to need a little back-up when they take on Henry King aka Brainwave (Christopher James Baker), Jordan Mahkent aka Icicle (Neil Jackson), and the rest of the Injustice Society. […]

Lots of DC, Ludocrats, & Red Sonja? The Back Order List 5/20/2020

The Back Order List 5/20/2020: Lots of DC, Ludocrats, and Red Sonja

Every week, starting again this last week, your Local Comic Book shop, hopefully, got 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[...]

The Hargreeves have The Commission's attention on The Umbrella Academy, courtesy of Netflix.

The Umbrella Academy Revealing Incoming Season 2 Transmission Thursday

By now, you know that on October 1, 1989, seven extraordinary humans were born. And that on July 31, 2020, Netflix's The Umbrella Academy returns to us for a second season.  But what about May 28, 2020? Because according to the teaser below, that's when The Commission is set to reveal "time travel composites" of […]

Marvel Confirms Valkyrie, Scream, Cosmic Ghost Rider as Digital-Only

Marvel Confirms Valkyrie, Scream, Cosmic Ghost Rider as Digital-Only

Bleeding Cool has been following plans by Marvel Comics to make certain titles digital-only We reported the announcement that Ant-Man, Star, Iron Heart, Ravencroft, Avengers Of The Wasteland, Hawkeye Freefall, Ghost-Spider and The Black Cat Strikes digital-only, wither for minj-series or for ongoing series that would no longer be ongoing, just wrapping up their story[...]

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What If…?: Disney+ Animated Series Sets MoCap Shoot for Early June

In the two months since Marvel Studios announced that animation studio Squeeze (Cracké) was set to create five episodes of Disney+'s What If…?, the pop culture landscape changed dramatically in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Now that states and countries are beginning to roll back restrictions and studios are looking at revised production timelines, […]

Emma Frost Has Her Own Weapons Of Mass Destruction in Marauders #10

Emma Frost Has Own Weapons Of Mass Destruction in Marauders #10

Today sees the publication of Marauders #10, a comic that would have otherwise have been published for April 1st and, indeed, was printed back then and held in storage by Diamond Comic Distributors until this week. As a result, it is the first of the Dawn Of X titles to be published in two months […]

Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore on Stargirl, courtesy of The CW.

Stargirl: Geoff Johns, Joel McHale Discuss Why Series Means So Much

With the DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl rolling out its second episode this week, character creator and series showrunner Geoff Johns (Arrow, Batwoman, The Flash, Titans) sat down for a virtual one-on-one interview with the series' late, great Starman himself, Joel McHale (Community). In the clip below, Johns explains how there wouldn't be a Stargirl […]

DC's Legends of Tomorrow finds itself lost in television land, courtesy of The CW.

Legends of Tomorrow Season 5 Preview: When Laugh Tracks Turn Creepy

This week's episode of The CW's DC's Legends of Tomorrow ("The One Where We're Trapped on TV") has two big things going for it this week. First, we're excited for series consulting producer Marc Guggenheim and sending good vibes his way for this directorial debut (more on him about that below). Second? We love a […]

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Peter Krause and Chip Mosher Are Blacking Out For 70s Grindhouse Noir

Now Chip Mosher is at ComiXology Originals, and Peter Krause is, well, still drawing comics But they are working together on a new comic book graphic novel, Blacking Out, being crowdfunded through Kickstarter A descent into '70s grindhouse noir—pure grit and ash baked into the story of an alcoholic ex-cop looking for redemption as he[...]

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Y: The Last Man Series Adapt Makes FX's 2021 Programming Schedule

Based on DC Comics’ acclaimed comic book series from Vaughan and Guerra, Y traverses a post-apocalyptic world in which a cataclysmic event decimates all but one cisgender male, Yorick Brown (Schnetzer), and his pet monkey The series follows the survivors in this new world as they struggle with their efforts to restore what was lost[...]

Angela takes that next step on Watchmen, courtesy of HBO.

Watchmen Creator Damon Lindelof Keeps Kicking Us in Our Season 2 Feels

This would be part of a massive DC Comics-based initiative tied into the launch of streaming service HBO Max This would be a part of a studio "umbrella" that would include Zack Snyder's potential limited series cut of Justice League and J.J Abrams' upcoming DC work (as well as other projects), and all of this[...]

DC's Legends of Tomorrow -- "The One Where We're Trapped on TV" -- Image Number: LGN514b_0221b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Jes Macallan as Ava Sharpe and Caity Lotz as Sara Lance/White Canary -- Photo: Jack Jack Rowand/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Legends of Tomorrow Season 5: Will Our Heroes Live Long and Prosper?

As a fan of The CW's DC's Legends of Tomorrow, you're certain of two things. First, there's no such thing as a "typical episode" of Legends. Second, next to Rick and Morty, the long-running Arrowverse series is shy about going meta if the story calls for it. We're waiting for them to come up with […]

DC's Stargirl -- "S.T.R.I.P.E." -- Image Number: STG102d_0195b.jpg -- Pictured: Luke Wilson as Pat Dungan -- Photo: Steve Dietl/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl Season 1 S.T.R.I.P.E. Preview: Pat Owes Courtney Some Answers

If we had to sum up the series premiere of DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl in as few words as possible, it would be "revelations and confrontations". Beginning with the defeat of the Justice Society of America at the hands of the Injustice Society and the passing of the torch (in the form of […]

Mark Russell Writer's Commentary on Red Sonja #15 and Grocery Clerks

Mark Russell has a Writer's Commentary on this week's Red Sonja Volume 5 #15, on sale now from Dynamite Entertainment. Page 1: I love establishing shots. They not only keep the location of the story straight in the reader's mind, it gives the artist a chance to tell them something about the culture, about the […]

Bulletproof Monk's RA Jones

Bulletproof Monk's R.A. Jones Brings Us Twilight Grimm

Photo from Roland Mann.[/caption]I co-wrote Bulletproof Monk, which inspired a motion picture of the same title.  Two comics stories I wrote were adapted as episodes of the French television series Metal Hurlant Chronicles Naturally, I've witnessed lots of changes in the comics industry.  Two of the biggest were the rise and dominance of the direct sales market,[...]

Valiant Has The Most Limited August 2020 Solicitations

Valiant August 2020 Solicits Sees Final Witness Delayed Till 2021

Valiant Entertainment has an incredibly limited line-up of titles solicited for August 2020. No sign of the Shadowman launch or of Final Witness, instead there's the launch of Savage initially planned for June, a resolicitation of the Rai trade paperback and X-O Manowar #2 initially planned for April. And that's it. Despite the film, there […]

Aidan Gallagher at Number Five in The Umbrella Academy, courtesy of Netflix.

The Umbrella Academy Season 2 Dance Holds Up Nicely to The Original

On October 1, 1989, seven extraordinary humans were born; and on July 31, 2020, they return to us for a second season. That's when the second season of Netflix's The Umbrella Academy makes its way onto our screens, and to make the occasion viewers were treated to a special day announcement video. If you're like […]


Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Chloe Bennet Talks Quake Spinoff Series Rumors

As you know by now, Wednesday, May 27, marks the beginning of the end for ABC's Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. After six seasons, our Agents kick off their seventh and final season stranded in 1930's New York City and racing against the clock to prevent the destruction of the past, present, and future. But even […]