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Alex L. Combs Sells Trans History: A Graphic Novel at Auction

Alex L. Combs Sells Trans History: A Graphic Novel at Auction

Combs has sold their debut nonfiction YA graphic novel, Trans History: A Graphic Novel at auction to Andrea Tompa at publishers Candlewick. Written and illustrated from an #OwnVoices perspective, Trans History: A Graphic Novel will be published in 2023 and aims to introduce readers to the history of transgender identities, the transgender rights movement, and what it means to be[...]

Cursed Cast Offers Viewers History Lesson on Legend of King Arthur

Cursed Cast Offers Viewers History Lesson on Legend of King Arthur

With writer/artist Frank Miller (The Dark Knight Returns) and writer/producer Tom Wheeler's (Puss In Boots) Cursed spending its first weekend before the masses, the streaming service is offering viewers a "history lesson" of how Nimue's (13 Reasons Why star Katherine Langford) journey and the legend of King Arthur came to be While the Netflix series is[...]


Ken Quattros Invisible Men: Black Artists of The Golden Age of Comics For 2020

Ken Quattro's Invisible Men: Black Artists of The Golden Age of Comics, For 2020

In September 2020, Yoe Press look to rewrite the history of the comics industry one more time, with a book by comics historian Ken Quattro, often known as The Comics Detective, about black comic book creators - not now, not in recent time, but in the nineteen-thirties, forties and fifties, known as The Golden Age And[...]

Vikings: Valhalla &#8211 Netflix Lands Michael Hirsts Vikings Sequel Series

"Vikings: Valhalla" – Netflix Lands Michael Hirst's "Vikings" Sequel Series

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst's (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings may be ending its run on History, but Hirst's Vikings-verse will live on at Netflix with sequel series Vikings: Valhalla.Written and executive produced by Jeb Stuart (Die Hard, The Fugitive), Vikings: Valhalla begins 100 years after the original series concludes and dramatizes the[...]

Motherland: Fort Salem &#8211 For Our Witches Training Begins Now as Dark Days Await Us [TEASERS]

"Motherland: Fort Salem" – For Our Witches, "Training Begins Now" as "Dark Days Await Us" [TEASERS]

and where their history-changing training begins, in this official trailer for Freeform's Motherland: Fort Salem:https://youtu.be/wFZjqM2V8a4 Created by Eliot Laurence (Claws), Motherland: Fort Salem is set in an alternate America where witches ended their persecution over 300 years ago by cutting a deal with the government to fight for their country, “Motherland: Fort Salem” follows three young[...]

Vikings Season 6: While He May Wear The Crown Was He Bjorn to Lead [TRAILER]

"Vikings" Season 6: While He May Wear The Crown, Was He "Bjorn" to Lead? [TRAILER]

Series creator and writer Michael Hirst's (Elizabeth, The Tudors) critically-acclaimed series Vikings is set to storm its way back to HISTORY for its final season on Wednesday, December 4, at 9 p.m ET/PT - with the 20-episode sixth season kicking off with a two-hour premiere After the premiere, the following eight episodes will air every[...]

Heels: Vikings Star Alexander Ludwig Joins Stephen Amell STARZ Pro Wrestling Series

"Heels": "Vikings" Star Alexander Ludwig Joins Stephen Amell, STARZ Pro Wrestling Series

Arrow star Stephen Amell and STARZ have found the actor's in-ring nemesis - and on-screen brother - with Alexander Ludwig (Björn Ironside on History's Vikings) set to tag-team in upcoming hour-long drama Heels Set in the world of independent professional wrestling, the eight-episode series will be written by Michael Waldron (Loki) with Mike O’Malley serving as[...]

The Plot Against America: Winona Ryder Zoe Kazan John Turturro 4 More Join HBO Miniseries

'The Plot Against America': Winona Ryder, Zoe Kazan, John Turturro, 4 More Join HBO Miniseries

Winona Ryder (Stranger Things), Zoe Kazan (The Ballad of Buster Scruggs), Morgan Spector (Homeland), Anthony Boyle (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child), Azhy Robertson (Untitled Noah Baumbach Project), John Turturro (The Night Of), and newcomer Caleb Malis are set to join the project, from Annapurna Pictures and Joe Roth.[caption id="attachment_1016402" align="alignnone" width="1600"] Penguin Random House/Netflix/HBO[/caption]Written[...]

First Second Books to Teach Kids About History Through Comics

First Second Books to Teach Kids About History Through Comics

First Second Books has announced a new line of comics aimed at middle grade readers and focusing on notable events in American history, aptly titled History Comics The School Library Journal had the official PR on the comics, which are set to start hitting stores in 2020 and serve as a compliment to First Second's[...]

Knightfall Season 2: More Mark Hamill As Talus Former Templar Knight

'Knightfall' Season 2: More Mark Hamill As Talus, Former Templar Knight

When HISTORY first announced that Mark Hamill was joining the cast of season 2 of Knightfall, we were of course intrigued Who could he be playing in such a series? Would he have a sword?[caption id="attachment_1011419" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mark Hamill as Talus in "Knightfall"Photo courtesy of HISTORY[/caption]Hamill's character Talus happens to be a former Templar[...]

Mark Hamill Appearing on Jimmy Kimmel Live Tonight What WILL He Talk About

Mark Hamill Appearing on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tonight, What WILL He Talk About?

Galactic treasure Mark Hamill will be stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight, and we've got a pretty good idea of what he'll be talking about during the visit.[caption id="attachment_976151" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mark Hamill at the 44th Annual Saturn AwardsPhoto by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]Mostly because Hamill posted about it:https://twitter.com/HamillHimself/status/1108067203205627905The former Jedi Knight will be joining HISTORY’s Knightfall[...]

Katheryn Winnick Talks Vikings Season 6 Fitting End for Lagertha

Katheryn Winnick Talks 'Vikings' Season 6, Fitting End for Lagertha

Katheryn Winnick, actress behind our warrior queen Lagertha from HISTORY's Vikings, has some thoughts about the 6th (and reportedly final) season of the series, including the end for her character.[caption id="attachment_1001348" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Katheryn WinnickPhoto by Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com[/caption]While talk of the series makes >this< reporter strangely emotional, we are indeed comforted by[...]

I Am the Night: Jefferson Mays on Getting Inside George Hodels Mind [SPOILER INTERVIEW]

'I Am the Night': Jefferson Mays on Getting Inside George Hodel's Mind [SPOILER INTERVIEW]

The last two episodes of TNT's bone-chilling mini-series I Am the Night have been particularly illuminating, increasingly disturbing and eerily captivating. Jay (Chris Pine) and Fauna (India Eisley) begin working together to uncover George Hodel's (Jefferson Mays) deepest and darkest secrets. They find themselves in grave danger, the closer they get to the truth. While […]

Vikings Drops Teaser for [Final] Season 6 on HISTORY

'Vikings' Drops Teaser for [Final] Season 6 on HISTORY

Last night, HISTORY delivered an epic season 5 finale of their drama series Vikings, and we're so ready for more![caption id="attachment_980405" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Katheryn Winnick as LagerthaPhoto courtesy of HISTORY[/caption]Although it does appear that season 6 of the Michael Hirst-solely written series will be the final, the teaser released at the end of "Ragnarok" pleases[...]

Brother Vs. Brother [Again] in Teaser for Vikings Season 5 Finale

Brother Vs. Brother [Again] in Teaser for 'Vikings' Season 5 Finale

Tonight, the season 5 raid ends for HISTORY's Vikings, and we've got a tease of a pretty epic battle coming.If there is ONE thing the series does tremendously well, it's the fight scenes and large-scale battles Of course Michael Hirst and co do most things with Vikings tremendously well, so it should be expected that the "more[...]

From Jedi Knight to Templar: First Teaser of Mark Hamill in Knightfall Season 2

From Jedi Knight to Templar: First Teaser of Mark Hamill in 'Knightfall' Season 2

Last year, we learned that Former Jedi Knight Mark Hamill would be joining HISTORY's Knightfall series as a veteran Templar Knight alongside series star Tom Cullen.There was that great first image of Hamill as character Talus:HISTORY just released a teaser that will air tonight during Vikings, and it gives us a bit more of what we can expect in[...]

Katheryn Winnick Says [SPOILERS] Are In Tonights Vikings Episode

Katheryn Winnick Says [SPOILERS] Are In Tonight's 'Vikings' Episode!

We adore Katheryn Winnick as the HISTORY's Vikings character Lagertha, and season 5 of the historical drama has been an experience, so say the least.[caption id="attachment_785211" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Katheryn Winnick greets fans during the 'Vikings' experience at SDCC 17.Photo by Mary Anne Butler[/caption]The cast and crew of the show have often spoken about each other as family, something[...]

Lagertha has Been Through Hell (Again) in New Vikings S5E18 Photos

Lagertha has Been Through Hell (Again) in New 'Vikings' S5E18 Photos

(Deposed) Queen Lagertha of Kattegat has certainly seen her fair share of hardships across the 5 seasons of HISTORY's Vikings She's born children, lost a daughter, fought, lost and won wars, avenged herself against an abuser, removed a usurper, and forged unlikely alliances across multiple continents She's buried (or burned, as the case may be) all[...]

HISTORYs Project Blue Book Reboot Revisits Well Worn Territory [Review]

HISTORY's 'Project Blue Book' Reboot Revisits Well Worn Territory [Review]

HISTORY latest series Project Blue Book is the latest in the science-fiction family of shows that revolves around a partner team setting out to uncover unexplained mysteries The team will of course be comprised of one skeptic and another individual who is more open to alternative explanations.Chris Carter's X-Files is of course the benchmark at this point,[...]