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Lucca Comics & Games 2022 Gallery
A couple of weeks ago, we had the chance to go check out the Lucca Comics & Games 2022 festival in Lucca, Italy, where we spent a few days enjoying the event. Credit: Gavin Sheehan Over the course of a week, we ran through the small Italian village, getting a chance to check out not only all[...]
Comics Folk React To… Italy Beating England In The Euro 2020 Final
So Italy has beaten England on penalties in the final of the UEFA Euro Cup, at Wembley I went for a cycle ride at one point to an empty London My part if it anyway, Leicester Square has already been smashed up in anticipation of losing, it seems, and there are stories of hundreds of[...]
It's Coming Home - England Vs Italy In The Euro 2020 Final
We are about to have the kick-off of England Vs Italy, the final of the 2020 UEFA European Football Championship, or Euro 2020, the 16th UEFA European Championship, held every four years This year for its 60th anniversary, it was held in eleven cities in eleven countries, with the final in London's Wembley stadium England[...]
Flash Meets Zagor - USA/Italy Crossover First Preview
But a #0 issue is out now, and we have first look inside the pages of this USA/Italy crossover. Credit: DC Comics/Sergio Bertorelli Editore Who is Zagor? Well, Zagor is a comic book character created for Italian audiences by Sergio Bonelli and Galliano Ferri in 1961 Real name Patrick Wilding, living in the forests of Pennsylvania during[...]
Epic Games is Removing Look Controls From "Fortnite"
Italy's national lockdown has shuttered all but essential services this week On Wednesday, there was a surge in reports of lost internet connections by Telecom Italia customers The number of complaints subsided later in the day. "Telecom Italia's network is working perfectly and with higher volumes compared with previous days," the company wrote in an e-mailed[...]
Robert Downey Jr.'s "Iron Man" Memorialized as a Statue in Italy
Basso decided to erect a statue in the town of Forte Dei Marmi in Tuscany, Italy calling it "Man of Steel," not to be confused with the signature hero of DC comics in Superman As part of the "Oltre Verso" art exhibit that debut in August 9, according to Movieweb, the sculpture includes a plaque[...]
Spoiler Crimes, High Fidelity Reboot, Hogan's "All Wrestlers Matter" Problem, and More [The Weekly Static s01e34]
Presidential Election (…you know you want to…) and a "pirate" television station broadcasting "The Resistance" from international waters. https://youtu.be/fODZ9YzokwkVideo can't be loaded because JavaScript is disabled: Conor McGregor, Hogan's "All Wrestlers Matter," 'High Fidelity' and More! [The Weekly Static s01e34] (https://youtu.be/fODZ9Yzokwk) Hulk Hogan Responds to Mark Henry, Apologizes to "All Wrestlers" for Racist Rant Jesus Christ Superstar Live[...]
Ultimate Beastmaster: WWE Alum C.M. Punk Co-Hosting Season 3
Brazil's Felipe Camargo was crowned "Ultimate Beastmaster." Season 2 premiered on December 15, 2017; with competitors from the United States, Spain, France, Italy, China and India China's Haibin Qu was crowned the season's "Ultimate Beastmaster." ●  The nine countries taking part are the United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Germany, Brazil, Italy, France, South Korea and Mexico India[...]
Catch-22: George Clooney To Direct, Star In Series Adaptation Of Joseph Heller Novel
Joseph Heller's classic novel Catch-22 is making its way to the small screen, with George Clooney set to direct and star in a six-part limited series for Paramount Television and Anonymous Content. Co-written by Luke Davies and David Michôd and directed by Clooney and Grant Heslov, the project is looking at early 2018 to begin shooting. Set in[...]
Dylan Dog Returns To English Language In 2016
Initial sales were reportedly in the 40k range, unimpressive for the time, but the title gained sales rather quickly and at its prime in the early 90s the character was selling a million books a month! For a short time it was the best-selling comic in Italy, beating longtime sales champions like the cowboy Tex[...]
The Mickey, Donald And Charlie Hebdo Cover That Got Scrapped
Topolino is the popular Disney comic magazine published in Italy by Panini, under license The above cover was promoted as one of solidarity with the Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, following in the steps of the likes of Spirou Magazine The cover was promoted on the publisher's Facebook page However, when the magazine hit the stands, it suddenly[...]
How Tex Willer Beats Batman Every Month
Tex Willer is a comic book phenomenon in Italy A Western comic created by Gian Luigi Bonelli and Aurelio Galleppini, it was first published in Italy in 1948 – and ever since Popular outside of Italy, especially in Brazil, the publishers put out a monthly 110 page comic book, with plenty of spinoffs[...]
Lucca – It's Like Two San Diegos In One
Lucca Comics & Games is a comic con held in Italy It's big How big? Well, for the show two weeks ago, they sold 240,000 tickets with around 400,000 visiting the city for events around the show. Basically, that's two times San Diego That's up from 218,000 and 380,000 last year… Fumettologica broke down some numbers for[...]
The Fantastic Four Conspiracy: Another Disappearing Galactus
Bleeding Cool has been covering the rumour that Marvel Comics has been ordered by its executives to downplay the Fantastic Four comic ahead of the upcoming movie. Whether it's sketch card artists or Mondo Poster makers, the FF and their related characters such as Galactus and the Skrulls are off limits to all sorts of folk. Well,[...]
Italy To Publish Portfolio Of Milo Manara's Marvel Work
Just to keep his hand in. Well, now Panini Comics Italia is doing a portfolio collecting ten of them at 44.5 x 29.5 cm (11.6 x 17.5 inches), only for certain comics shops that buy into their All-New Marvel NOW! promotional incentive. Cover price? $87 plus shupping from Italy… if you can find them.         [...]
When Comics Pop Up In Milan
From May to June, with help from international publishers such as Boom! Studios, First Second and Self Made Hero, Italian graphic novel publisher BAO held
Thirty-One Of The Best Comic Store Logos, According To The Retailer Best Practice Awards
Comics & Games – Hemet, CA Gen X Comics – Bedford, TX Silver Snail – Toronto and Ottawa, Ontario in Canada The Toonseum – Pittsburgh, PA Alter Ego Comics – Bellevue, WA eXpert Comics – Montreal and Ville LaSalle, Quebec in Canada Asylum Comics – El Paso, TX Hypno Comics – Ventura, CA Star Port – Lynchburg, VA Heroes Landing – Clermont, FL Comics Mexico[...]