Monday, April 23, 2018

I Reads You Juniors April 2018 - Update #44

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From BleedingCool:  Brian Michael Bendis is rumored to be curating some times, perhaps a "Flash" comic book written by David F. Walker ("Cyborg).

From ComicBookBin:  New Johnny Bullet episode #160 in English.
From ComicBookBin:  New Johnny Bullet episode #160 in French.

From Vulture:  Jim Starlin, the creator of Marvel Comics' mega-villain, Thanos, hates Marvel Comics.

From AnimeNewNetwork:  The worldwide master of horror comics, Junji Ito, spoke about the anime adaptation of his horror manga during a story signing.

From BleedingCool:  No Matt Fraction. No "Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen" revival... for now.

From ArtNetNews:  Check out the public murals and graffiti that are part of the "Peanuts Global Art Collective."

From Geek:  Japan takes emergency action against anime and manga pirating websites.

From BleedingCool:  Next week in Diamond Previews (May 2018)... Ta-Nehisi Coates and Lienil Francis Yu's "Captain America" and Rob Guillory's "Farmhand."

From BleedingCool:  Dark Horse Comics' July 2018 solicitations from Diamond Distributors.

From BleedingCool:  IDW Publishing's July 2018 solicitations from Diamond Distributors.

From ComicBook:  Eiichiro Oda talks about the unprecedented sales of his manga, "One Piece."

From BleedingCool:  BleedingCool talks to Bruce Canwell of The Library of American Comics, which publishes collections of the American newspaper comic strips.

From Forbes:   Inside The Big-Money, 24-Hour World Of Comic Books

From JapanTimes:  The Japanese government wants calls for "emergency measures" to block access to websites that pirate manga and anime.

From CommercialAppeal:  Sheree Renee Thomas organizing Afrofuturism event in Memphis, TN, on Saturday, April 21st.

From ComicBook:  Hiro Mishima ("Fairy Tail") previews his new manga, but the title has not been announced.

From BleedingCool:  Raina Telgemeier's "Drama" makes the American Library Association's "banded books" list again.

From BleedingCool: DC Comics Reveals Solicits for Superman #1 and Action Comics #1001.

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From TheRorschachTest:  A podcast interview of longtime writer about comic books, Augie De Blieck, Jr.

From PipelineComics:  The subject of the above interview, Augie's piece, "The Inevitable Direct Market Implosion."

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From BleedingCool:  President Trump makes an appearance in "Suicide Squad."

From AnimeNewsNetwork:  Naruto creator Masashi Kishimoto has apparently announced that his new work will debut at the end of 2018 and will be a long-form series.  Previous speculation is that it is a science fiction manga.

From AnimeNewsNetwork:  The venerable manga, "Detective Conan" (known as "Case Closed"), will get a spinoff.

From Techaeris:  Manga piracy in Japan is hurting the creators of the art form

From io9:  Evan Narcisse tells the truth: "Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez Might Be the Most Under-Appreciated Superhero Artist of All Time."

From BleedingCool:  Here is a preview of Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel's "The Magic Order."

From SyFyWire:  Mark Millar talks to "SyFy Wire" in a video interview.  Millarworld, Netflix, and Marvel vs. DC Movies are some of the topics discussed.

From AnimeNetworkNews:  VIZ Media announces that it will publish another Junji Ito short story collection, "Frankenstein."

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STAN LEE MELODRAMA - From BleedingCool:  Stan Lee sues Jerry Olivarez of "Hands of Respect" for elder abuse.

From YahooMoviesUK:  In an online video, Stan Lee says that he is not a victim of elder abuse.

From ABCActionNews:  Stan Lee's blood was apparently used to sign comic books in Las Vegas.

From BleedingCool:  Fans express concern about Stan Lee after his appearance at Silicon Valley Comic Con.

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From BleedingCool:  Joelle Jones will write and draw an ongoing "Catwoman" comic book series.

From ComicBookBin:  New webcomic Johnny Bullet episode #159 in English
From ComicBookBin:  New webcomic Johnny Bullet episode #159 in French

From BleedingCool:  Marvel's "Fresh Start" will include dual issue numbers and a new trade dress/graphic design.

From CBR:  The Justice League has a new villain, debuting in "Justice League #41."

From BleedingCool:  "All-New Wolverine #33" has a Marvel characters as President of the United States.

From ComicBookBin:  New webcomic Johnny Bullet episode #158 in English.
From ComicBookBin:  New webcomic Johnny Bullet episode #158 in French.

From MangaTokyo:  "Detective Conan" ("Case Closed" in the USA), from creator Gosho Aoyama, is ending its short hiatus and returns in a week.

From Crunchyroll:  The "Hunter x Hunter" manga, from Yoshihiro Togashi, is going on hiatus again.

From JapanNews:  Here is a review of a French graphic novel, "Matsumoto."   He was the cult leader behind the 1995 Tokyo subway sarin gas attack.

From BleedingCool:  Comics creators writer letters in support of 1980s-90s comic book creator, Gerard Jones.  Jones recently entered a guilty plea to two felony counts concerning his possession and distribution of child pornography.

From BleedingCool:  Archie Comics co-CEO Nancy Silberkleit celebrates "World Autism Awareness Day with the recent addition to Riverdale, Scarlet.

From ComicBookBin:  New Johnny Bullet episode #157 in English.
From ComicBookBin:  New Johnny Bullet episode #157 in French.

From MarvelNews:  The Fantastic Four returns to comic books in "Fantastic Four #1" this August.


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