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Italy's Gaming Network Traffic Shoots Up After Coronavirus Mandate

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[...]


Lake Como - the Most Beautiful Comic Art Convention in the World

Lake Como – the Most Beautiful Comic Con in the World

Some comic conventions are about comics. Some about wrestlers. Many are somewhere in between. But Lake Como Comic Con is about artwork. The guests are all comic book artists – some write as well, but it's all about the art. It's a place to buy original art from the artists, get commissions, buy sketchbooks (sketched […]


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/fODZ9YzokwkHulk Hogan Responds to Mark Henry, Apologizes to “All Wrestlers” for Racist RantJesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!: A Night of Heavenly HighlightsThe Walking Dead: Read Carl’s Letter to Rick from This Week’s Episode [SPOILERS]Disney Eyes ‘High Fidelity’-Inspired[...]

Winx Club: Netflix Plans Live-Action Adaptation of Italian Animated Series

It looks like Netflix is ready to learn their secret handshake and sport the decoder ring, as the streaming service is set to host the next chapter of the Italian animated franchise series Winx Club. Originally created by Iginio Straffi in 2004, Netflix's adaptation comes with a very interesting twist: it's a live-action young adult (YA) […]

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[...]

Anthony Bourdain Sits Down To Dinner With Francis Ford Coppola

First gaining notoriety back in the early 90s with his brilliant autobiographical tale Kitchen Confidential and subsequent tv series A Cook's Tour,  he's never really gone away.  Mellowing in recent years, the former occasionally foul-mouthed Travel Channel host brought his world traversing docu-style food-a-mentaries to CNN.His Parts Unknown series has garnered several award nominations and wins thanks[...]

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[...]

Milo Manara's Signature – They Do Things Differently In Italy

This is Milo Manara, signing a book to a cosplaying fan at Lucca 2016, one of the bigger comic book conventions in the world. This year they had to reduce attendees from 255,000 to just 220,000 people becase of overcrowding. Here's a photo picked up by EuroComicsUSA of another fan who received a signature at the […]

10 Pages Of Milo Manara's Caravaggio, And His Address To The Maestro

This is what Milo Manara had to put drawing more pictures of Spider-Woman with her bum up in the air on hold for… Caravaggio. To be published across Europe next week. We have ten pages from the French edition, interspersed with the English translation of Milo Manara's letter to Caravaggio,courtesy of Eurocomics USA Invasion from the special deluxe Italian  Artist Edition of […]

Titan To Publish Nikopol Trilogy, Skydoll And More European Classics

From the new Titan Comics previews… they will be publishing the Nikpol trilogy by Enki Bilal,       The central plot of the trilogy, set in 2023 Paris, follows Alcide Nikopol who returns from a 30-year sentence spent orbiting the Earth under cryopreservation to find France under fascist rule following two nuclear wars. Showman […]

Mike Deodato Vs. Mauro Boselli Over Tex – The E-Mails

  Mike Deodato is a big fan of the Italian western character Tex published by Sergio Bonelli. He has talked up his desire to draw a story featuring the character, even though he is exclusive to Marvel Comics. Lately, we learned he was trying to draw a story for them. Clearly it didn't go down too well. He […]

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 But how do they ensure such a large[...]

Western Superhero Zagor Comes To The USA

According to editor Moreno Burattini on Facebook, traditional Bonelli comic Zagor will be published in the US next year. Zagor is an hybrid super-hero/western comic, the most popular creation of Sergio Bonelli himself (the cowboy Tex was created by his father Gianluigi Bonelli). The original artist was Galieno Ferri – who still draws all the covers […]

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[...]