Monday, September 21, 2020

I Reads You Juniors September 2020 - Update #72

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WATCHMEN - From Variety:  HBO's miniseries, "Watchmen," becomes the first comic book adaptation to win a top prize at the Primetime Emmy Awards, in this case, "Best Limited Series," one of 11 wins from its 2020 high of 26 nominations.

BATMAN - From DCComics:   Today is September 19, 2020 and it's also BATMAN DAY 2020!

DC ANIMATED - From THR:  HBO Max has renewed the "Harley Quinn" animated series for a third season.  The series had been originally streamed on "DC Universe."

DC COMICS - From THR:  The TV streaming service, "DC Universe," will become a comics-only platform, rebranded as "DC Universe Infinite, and launch in January 2021.

WATCHMEN - From Deadline:   At the Television Academy Honors: ‘Watchmen’ Creator Damon Lindelof Urges Hollywood To Spotlight “Hidden, Buried, Camouflaged” Stories

DC TV - From Deadline:  "Lucifer," based on the DC Comics titles, was cancelled by Fox two years ago, but has found a second life on Netflix where it recently topped Nielsen's streaming ratings for the week of Aug. 17th to 23rd.

MANGA - From BleedingCool:  VIZ Media has announced the impending arrival of the manga, "Moriarty the Patriot," a spin-off and alternate take on the Sherlock Holmes canon.

BOOM STUDIOS - From FlickeringMyth:  Amazon Prime's TV series, "The Expanse," will be adapted into a comic book miniseries.

MARVEL STUDIOS - From ScreenRant:  Chloe Zhao, director of Marvel's "Eternals" film, says the movie will have manga influences.

MARVEL - From BleedingCool:  Marvel Comics celebrates 50 years of legendary writer Chris Claremont in December with the "Chris Claremont Anniversary Special."

MARVEL - From GamesRadar:  The site offers a piece on the best Black Widow stories of all time.

MARVEL - From GamesRadar:  Roy Thomas, the most important and greatest writer in the 50-year history of "Conan" comic books will contribute to Marvel Comics' anniversary book, "King-Size Conan #1."

DC COMICS - From YahooEntertainment:  DC Comics announced Thursday that Beyonce is one of 17 women who will be profiled in an upcoming graphic novel.  "Wonder Women of History" will document females working in politics and government, science and technology, business and sports.

DC CINEMA - From Variety:  Actor Jason Momoa ("Aquaman") shows support for Ray Fisher in his dispute in a Warner Bros. investigation.

MARVEL STUDIOS - From ComicBook:  According to sources... actor Jonathan Majors has been cast as "Kang the Conqueror" in the next "Ant-Man" movie.

AWARDS - From TheBeat:  The winners of the "2020 Ignatz Awards" for small press comics have been announced.

DC COMICS - From BleedingCool:  There may be "big writer changes" at DC Comics in 2021.

DC FANDOME:

From DCFanDome:  It's back, Sat. Sept. 12, 2020!

From BleedingCool:  DC Comics publisher Jim Lee again confirms that "5G" or "Generation Five" is not happening.

From IGN:  HBO Max has renewed the "Doom Patrol" live-action TV series for a third season.

From IGN:  Superman will have a new "super-suit" in the upcoming TV series, "Superman & Lois," from The CW.

From DCFanDome:  There is a panel slash game show for "The Suicide Squad" at DC FanDome.

From Deadline:  The DC Universe animated series, "Young Justice" will get a new title for its fourth season, "Young Justice: Phantoms."

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DIGITAL COMICS - From TheBeat:  Chuck Austen returns to comics with the "comiXology Original" miniseries, "Edgeworld."

MARVEL - From GamesRadar:  Everything you need to know about Kamala Kahn/Ms. Marvel.

DC CINEMA - From Deadline:  "Wonder Woman 1984" has been moved to a Chirstmas Day 2020 release, vacating the recently planned Oct. 2nd release date.

COMICS - From MoneyControl:  Comics flourish on crowdfunding sites, drawing well-known creators.

MANGA - From ANN:  PC maker Mouse Computer began streaming a 3D anime promotional video for Inio Asano's Dead Dead Demon's Dededededestruction manga on Wednesday.

MANGA - From Crunchyroll:  Yen Press will publish the pro-wrestling manga, "New Japan Academy," as a digital release beginning in October.

DC COMICS - From GamesRadar:  New DC Comics general manager, Daniel Cherry, aims to "leverage the cultural power" of company for "increasingly diverse global fan base."

COMICS TO TV - From EW:  "The Walking Dead" television series, based on the long-running Image Comics title, will end with Season 11.  A spin-off featuring the popular Daryl and Carol characters is being developed.

From TheDailyBeast:  What killed "The Walking Dead" TV series.  [It's an interesting article and I agree with some of it.]

From THR:  What to expect from the end of "The Walking Dead."
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DC CINEMA - From Deadline:  "Wonder Woman 1984," currently slated to open Oct. 2nd, may have its release date moved again... to help "Tenet."

DC COMICS - From GamesRadar:  The Batman anthology comic book series, "Batman: Black and White" will return as a six-issue, prestige format miniseries.

DC COMICS - From GamesRadar:  DC Comics "Generations" event will return in a one-shot, "Generations: Shattered #1."

DC COMICS - From BleedingCool:  Christian Cooper, who was caught up in an infamous incident in Central Park, is turning that is a free digital comic book for DC Comics.

COMICS - From BleedingCool:  Avatar Press sells out of its "Cinema Purgatorio" box set.

MARVEL - From Previews:  There is a trailer for Marvel Comics' new "Master of Kung Fu" comic book, "Shang-Chi #1."

COMICS SALES - From ICv2:  The top 20 comics for August 2020 in terms of comic shops "point of sale" data.  "Batman: Three Jokers #1" is #1.

EC COMICS - From ICv2:  Taschen will publish the 592-page "The History of EC Comics" in October.  The first printing will be a numbered first edition of 5000 copies, and the book will way over 13 pounds.

BATMAN DAY - From DCComics:  The publisher has a hub for all things "Batman Day 2020."

KICKSTARTER - From BleedingCool:   There is a crowdfunding campaign to fund a comic book adaptation of what is alleged to be a version of the fairy tale, "Beauty and the Beast," that was written by notorious fantasy-horror author, H.P. Lovecraft.

COMICS - From BleedingCool:  Black people are at the top of two of the top five North American comic book publishers:  Daniel Cherry at DC Comics and Nachie Marsham at IDW Publishing.

DC CINEMA - From Variety:  The feud between "Justice League" actor Ray Fisher and Warner Bros. Pictures continues.

MANGA - From ComicBook:   VIZ Media to bring "Assassin's Creed: Blade of Shao Jun" to readers next year.

MANGA - From BleedingCool:  Yen Press Announces "ID: Invaded #Brake-Broken Manga."

IDW - From GamesRadar:  IDW Publishing will continue to give comic book shops COVID-19 help through 2020.

COMICS - From Polygon:  6 big superhero comic book shakeups coming this Fall.

DC CINEMA - From Deadline:  The filming of director Matt Reeves' "The Batman" has been halted due to star Robert Pattinson's positive test for COVID-19.

COMICS - From TheBeat:  Nachie Marsham is the new publisher at IDW, and Veronica Brooks is vp of creative affairs.

FANTAGRAPHICS - From Bust:  The site looks at Trina Robbin's new book, "The Flapper Queens: Women Cartoonists of the Jazz Age."

DC COMICS - From THR:  DC Comics hires former Activision eSport executive, Daniel Cherry, as "General Manager."

MARVEL - From LATimes:  "Marvel Voices: Indigenous Voices #1" is a new Marvel Comics titles that hopes to improve Native American representation.

MANGA - From GeekTyrant:  A look at all the manga coming out from VIZ Media in November and December 2020.

HARVEY AWARDS - From CrunchyrollNews:  A look at the manga nominated at the 2020 Harvey Awards' "best manga" category.

COMICS - From BlackEngineer:  The site goes inside Lion Forge Comics

BLACK HISTORY - From 9to5Google:  The September 1st, 2020 "Google Doodle" honors Jackie Ormes who drew the first nationally-published newspaper comic strip drawn by a Black woman.

COMICS TO FILM - From Collider:  Warner Bros. is fast-tracking its film adaptation of Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's 2010 comic book miniseries, "Nemesis" (Marvel/Icon).

FANTAGRAPHICS - From PW:  Katie Skelly talks about her upcoming true-crime graphic novel, "Maids" (Fantagraphics).

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IN MEMORIAM - From Variety:  The actor Chadwick Boseman has died at the age of 43, Friday, August 27, 2020, after a four-year battle with cancel.  Boseman was best known for playing T'Challa/Black Panther in Marvel Studios' 2018, Oscar-winning, recording-setting film, "Black Panther."  Boseman also appeared in a number of biopics:  Jackie Robinson in "42" (2013); James Brown in "Get on Up" (2014), and Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall in "Marshall" (2017).

From TheStar:  "We lost our own superhero." How Chadwick Boseman — as a Black superhero on the big screen — made families feel seen.

From CJME:  Comic book fans reflect on the death of "Black Panther" star, Chadwick Boseman.

From KITVHonolulu:  Chadwick Boseman had a unique ability to breathe life into legendary characters.

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SEPTEMBER 2020 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
From BleedingCool:  AfterShock Comics for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Antarctic Press for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  BOOM! Studios for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Dark Horse Comics for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Dynamite Entertainment for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  DC Comics for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  IDW Publishing for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Image Comics for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Oni Press for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Rebellion for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Red 5 Comics for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Titan Comics for September 2020
From BleedingCool:  Vault Comics for September 2020

OCTOBER 2020 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
From 1stComicsNews:  AfterShock Comics for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Albatross Funnybooks for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Antarctic Press for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Behemoth Comics for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  BOOM! Studios for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Dark Horse Comics for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  DC Comics for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Hero Collector for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  IDW Publishing for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Image Comics for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Marvel Comics for October 2020
From BleedingCool:  Titan Comics for October 2020

NOVEMBER 2020 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
From BleedingCool:  Abaze for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  AfterShock Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Ahoy Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Archie Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Behemoth Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  BOOM! Studios for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Dark Horse Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  DC Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Hero Collector for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  IDW Publishing for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Image Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Marvel Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Oni Press/Lion Forge for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Scout Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Titan Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Valiant Entertainment for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Vault Comics for November 2020
From BleedingCool:  Zenescope Entertainment for November 2020

DECEMBER 2020 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:

From BleedingCool:  AfterShock Comics for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Albatross Funnybooks for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Antarctic Press for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Archie Comics for December 2020 

From BleedingCool:  BOOM! Studios for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Chapterhouse for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Dark Horse Comics for December 2020
From BleedingCool:  DC Comics for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Image Comics for December 2020
From BleedingCool:  Marvel Comics for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Titan Comics for December 2020

From BleedingCool:  Vault Comics for December 2020

From BleedingCool: VIZ Media for December 2020

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BOOM! Studios from Diamond Distributors for September 23, 2020

BOOM! STUDIOS

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Dark Horse Comics from Diamond Distributors for September 17, 2020

 DARK HORSE COMICS

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DC Comics from Diamond Distributors for September 23, 2020

DC COMICS

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Dynamite Entertainment from Diamond Distributors for September 23, 2020

DYNAMITE

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Image Comics from Diamond Distributors for September 23, 2020

IMAGE COMICS

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