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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 […]

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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 […]

Batwoman and Supergirl disagree on "Crisis on Infinite Earths", courtesy of The CW.

Batwoman EP Views Ruby Rose Departure As "Great Creative Opportunity"

Three days after news broke that Ruby Rose (Orange Is The New Black) was leaving The CW's Batwoman ahead of its second-season return, the usual "playbook" for these matters is already being put into play. Rumors, allegations, and innuendo make for some juicy content, and usually involves painting parties as either "good guys" and "big bads" because […]

Famous Faces and Funnies of Florida Goes Full On Facebook Live Auctions

Famous Faces and Funnies of Florida Full On Facebook Live Auctions

Our friends at comic store Famous Faces And Funnies of Florida are running two twelve-hour Facebook Live selling auctions this weekend from noon to midnight EST each day. Yes, they are doing it alphabetically again. Well, if schools are not in session, it's good to know your ABCs. They offer $8 flat rate shipping across […]

2021 Will Look Very Different For Publishers and Comic Shops Alike

2021 Will Look Very Different For Publishers and Comic Shops Alike

But there is also the idea that they could also be in the market to buy themselves.But what would one get for one's money? Most comics publishers used to have value in their intellectual properties, but these days most new, successful IP is owned by the creators Publishers have enviable licenses for some properties, but[...]

The cover for WYND #1 published by Boom! Studios.

BOOM! Studios to Release WYND June 17 to Local Comic Shops

BOOM! Studios gave fans a first look at the main cover art for issues #2, #3, and #4 of WYND, with art by Michael Dialynas. This brand new highly anticipated series from the minds of James Tynion IV (Something is Killing the Children, Batman), Dialynas (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), and letterer Aditya Bidikar (Isola) brings […]


Riverdale Star Skeet Ulrich Gives Blunt, Honest Reason for Leaving

You're curious as to why Skeet Ulrich is leaving Riverdale, the uber-popular CW drama series and so am I. So, here's what we know: Ulrich plays Jughead's dad, F.P. Jones, on Riverdale and he announced back in February that he was leaving the show at the end of this season. Thanks to the pandemic, production was […]

Clark Gregg returns as Agent Coulson, courtesy of ABC.

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Clark Gregg On Team's Season 7 Status

We told you before that Clark Gregg, his alter-ego Coulson, and the rest of the Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. team were really good at multi-tasking, but even we're starting to become impressed. As LMD Coulson, Gregg and our Agents find themselves stranded in 1930's New York City and racing against the clock to prevent the destruction […]