COMICS - From BleedingCool: Legendary Comics, part of the movie producing giant, Legendary Entertainment, explains why it needs to run a Kickstarter campaign to publish its graphic novel adaptation of its film, "Dune."
MARVEL STUDIOS - From Geekfeed: Once upon a time, "The Wasp" was meant to be the lead of "Marvel's The Avengers" (2012), the first Avengers film.
DC CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: You may remember Warner Bros. announced an "Aquaman" spinoff movie focusing on the msyterious area known as "the Trench," but the project was later cancelled. "Aquaman" director James Wan has revealed that the Trench movie was really a solo movie focusing on Aquaman nemesis, "Black Manta."
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: Sources say that Brendan Fraser has been cast in HBO Max's "Batgirl" film as the super-villain, "Firefly."
RUMORS - From TheIlluminerdi: "Black Adam" producer, Hiram Garcia, is intrigued by DC Comics' character, "The Spectre," as a movie character.
IMAGE COMICS - From BleedingCool: Image Comics has said that because of ongoing supply issues, for now and the foreseeable future, it will not offer second printings of its titles.
COMICS TO ANIME - From YouTube: There is now a second trailer for Netflix's anime series, "Super Crooks," which is based on the comic book by Mark Millar and Leinil Francis Yu. The entire 13-episode series will drop on Netflix Nov. 25th.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From GWW: The hot rumor is that Marvel Studios is developing a "Hulk" solo film based on the Marvel Comics' event series, "World War Hulk."
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Carolina Ortiz, an editor at Harper Children's Books, talks about what she is looking for in manuscripts for middle grade and young adult graphic novels.
DC TV - From Deadline: Actress Ruby Rose was the star of The CW's "Batwoman" show for one season before abruptly leaving the series. Now, she alleges toxic behavior on the set and launches scathing attacks on several executives involved in the series, including some from The CW and WBTV.
From Deadline: WBTV, the studio behind The CW's "Batwoman," releases a statement that hits back at actress Ruby Rose and her account of her time on the series.
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: "Wonder Woman" actress Gal Gadot says that she was shocked when director Joss Whedon "threatened my career" during the notorious reshoots for Warner Bros.' film, "Justice League."
DIGITAL MANGA - From Hypebeast: NBA stars and twin brothers, Brook Lopez (Milwaukee Bucks) and Robin Lopez (Washington Wizards), have joined their older brother, Christopher Lopez, in creating a basketball manga, entitled "Transition Game." It is drawn by manga artist, TATSUZ. He was the chief assistant of the great Takehiko Inoue during the production of Inoue's legendary basketball manga, "Slam Dunk."
VIZ MEDIA - From CBR: VIZ Media recently announced "The Liminal Zone," a collection of horror manga shorts from acclaimed author Junji Ito to be release in summer 2022.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From THR: This article looks at the early reactions to Marvel Studios' "Eternals." Many sampled in this article are very positive.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Colorist Gabe Eltaeb lets his anti-gay "Comicsgate" flag fly in rant against the new Superman (Jonathan Kent). But people might want to think before they attack their employer, especially DC Comics.
From DCBlog: "How to Watch DC FanDome"
From Deadline: DC FanDome unveils a second trailer for director Matt Reeves' "The Batman," one that shows of The Riddler, The Penguin, Catwoman, Alfred, and more.
From Deadline: DC FanDome presented a behind-the-scenes trailer for "Shazam! Fury of the Gods."
From Deadline: DC Films gives first look at concept art for the HBO Max "Batgirl" film.
From Deadline: Director Patty Jenkins confirms that a third "Wonder Woman" movie is in the works.
From IGN: DC FanDome 2021: The Biggest Stories and Trailers Including "The Batman"
From THR: Superman's motto has been "Truth, Justice and the American Way," but that is no more. Now, it is "Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow."
From THR: DC Comics' "Milestone" imprint, which features mostly Black and Brown superheroes, will get an animated film.
From THR: DC FanDome kicks off with first-looks at "The Flash," "Black Adam," and "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom."
DC CINEMA - From BleedingCool: The Batman and Riddler character posters from the 2022 film, "The Batman," have been released.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Writer Garth Ennis and artist Gerry Brown launch "Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace," featuring "Peacemaker," the breakout character from the film, "The Suicide Squad."
MARVEL - From PW: Penguin Classics and Marvel Comics will collaborate on a new series, the "Penguin Classics Marvel Collection." This initiative marks the first time that Penguin Classics has published comics. The first three books in the series, "Black Panther," "Captain America," and "The Amazing Spider-Man," will be published on June 14 of next year, in both a paperback sporting Penguin's iconic black spine and a collectible hardcover edition.
DC COMICS - From 13thDimension: DC Comics is going to start reprinting the "Silver Age" Batman comic books, beginning with the earliest issues from that era. Due in July 2022, "Batman: The Silver Age Omnibus Vol. 1" will reprint Batman #101-116 and Detective Comics #233-257.
FANTAGRAPHICS - From ForcesofGeek: Cartoonist and comics creator, Jaime Hernandez, talks about his new book, "Queen of the Rings: Wrestling Drawings 1980-2020," in an interview with "Forces of Geek."
From FantaBlog: How to read "Love and Rockets" comics in "The Complete Love and Rockets Bibliography."
MARVEL - From Marvel: The fan-favorite "Silver Surfer" comic book creative team of writer Ron Marz and artist Ron Lim return for the five-issue miniseries, "Silver Surfer: Rebirth." The first issue goes on sale Jan. 19th, 2022.
DIAMOND - From BleedingCool: Diamond Comic Distributors has just acquired ownership of the Atlanta-based Collectible Grading Authority (CGA), an industry leader in action figure and video game grading.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel Comics has released details about writer Chris Claremont's story for "X-Men: Legends #12," which is due Feb. 2022. It will be drawn by Scot Eaton, and will star Nightcrawler and Kitty Pryde.
DC COMICS - From Deadline: In an upcoming issue of "Superman: Son of Kal-El," Superman will come out as bisexual. The current Superman is young Jon Kent, the son of Clark Kent and Lois Lane.
LOCAL COMIC SHOP DAY - From BleedingCool: BOOM! Studios adds three comics to its LCSD 2021 (Nov. 24th) offerings. They are "Magic: Master Of Metal #1" cardstock cover by Adam Gorham, a "House Of Slaughter #1" second printing cardstock cover by Jae Lee and June Chang, and "Regarding The Matter Of Oswald's Body #1" cardstock cover by Ryan Sook.
VIZ MEDIA/MARVEL - From BleedingCool: VIZ Media has announced that "Yu-Gi-Oh!" creator, Kazuki Takahashi, is working on a new manga. Entitled "Secret Reverse," it will feature Marvel characters Spider-Man and Iron Man and will be published in the Summer of 2022.
IMAGE COMICS - From BleedingCool: Writer Brian K. Vaughn has revealed that his hit comic book, "Saga," will return with issue #55 on Jan. 26th, 2022.
IMAGE/SUBSTACK - From Substack: Writer Rodney Barnes announces upcoming comics projects from both Image Comics and Substack. The new comics include spinoffs of his hit vampire comic book, "Killadelphia" (Image Comics).
MOVIE REVIEW - From IReadsYou: My review of "Venom: Let There Be Carnage."
IMAGE COMICS - From BleedingCool: Image Comics unveils the 2022 publishing slate for the titles from "The Kurt Busiek Universe."
BOOKS - From TheGuardian: The Nobel Prize in Literature for the year 2021 has been awarded to the Tanzanian novelist, Abdulrazak Gurnah, for his "uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents." "Paradise" (1994) and "Desertion" (2005) are among his most acclaimed novels.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: John Dolmayan is the drummer for the rock band, "System of a Down." He is also known for collecting vintage comics and original art, including owning Jim Lee's covers for "X-Men #1." He is apparently also starting a new comic book grading service.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: A retailers' report of damaged Marvel Comics titles from its new distributor, Penguin Random House.
MANGA TO FILM - From Deadline: Columbia Pictures and Vertigo Entertainment are adapting the manga, "Made in Abyss," into a feature film.
DC TV - From Deadline: WarnerMedia has released the first teaser for "Peacemaker," a spin-off the movie, "The Suicide Squad," starring John Cena.
COMICS - From GoConnect: The article examines the work of the late comic book artist, John Buscema, beyond his work on Marvel's "Conan the Barbarian."
IMAGE COMICS - From CBR: Mark Millar talks to "CBR" about his comic book series, "The Magic Order Vol. 2" and shares some images from series artist , Stuart Immonen.
IDW - From BleedingCool: At the Diamond Retailer Summit last weekend, IDW publisher Nachie Marsham says he wants to see 2022 relaunch IDW as the home for creators to bring their creator-owned comics.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Superstar comics writer, Brian Michael Bendis, says that he has received a "Substack PRO" offer.
DC TV - From Deadline: "Teen Wolf" alum, actor Ian Bohen, is set for a multi-episode arc on the upcoming second season of The CW’s "Superman & Lois."
MANGA TO FILM - From CBR: Funimation has released an English dub trailer for the third "My Hero Academia" film, "My Hero Academia: World Heroes Mission."
IDW - From BleedingCool: Beginning with "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #125," the Turtles will become "Teenage Mutant Punk Frogs."
COMICS - From BleedingCool: The John Lee Hooker Estate and Z2 Comics announce the graphic novel, "John Lee Hooker: One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer." It will document the life of the legendary blues musician, as written by Gabe Soria and Jarrett Williams and drawn by the legendary cartoonist, Kyle Baker.
SONY MARVEL U - From Deadline: Sony’s "Venom: Let There Be Carnage" rang up a great $11.6M Thursday night from showtimes that began at 4PM yesterday at 3,500 theaters. That’s the second best during the pandemic after Disney/Marvel’s "Black Widow" which grossed $13.2M on Thursday night.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Black Eyed Peas' performer, Taboo, and B. Earl are writing a new Marvel eight-part webtoon comic for the "Marvel Infinity" line, digital-first exclusive to Marvel Unlimited.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Cartoonist Adrian Tomine ("Optice Nerve") is Substack's first "writer in residence." He explains what that means.
DC TV - From BleedingCool: "Key art" from Netflix's adaptation of "The Sandman" comic book gives an early look at the characters, "Dream," "Death," and "Desire."COMICS - From Bloomberg: An article about the dispute between comic book artists and Marvel and DC Comics over NFTs (non-fungible tokens).
STAN LEE - From WeGotThisCovered: Marvel has filed five lawsuits against the families of Steve Ditko, Gene Colan, and Stan Lee, claiming that the superheroes they created are ineligible for copyright termination as they were created as works for hire on a contractual basis.
MARVEL COMICS - From BleedingCool: On August 26th, 2021, Patrick S Ditko, a relative of the comic book writer-artist, Steve Ditko, and administrator of his estate, registered two notices of copyright termination against Marvel Entertainment for the first appearances of Doctor Strange and Spider-Man, two characters Ditko co-created, in comic books.
From BleedingCool: Cover art and five interior pages from DC Comics' "Nubia and the Amazons #1," which is due Tues., Oct. 19th.
From BleedingCool: Cover art and four interior pages from DC Comics' "Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries #7," which is due Tues., Oct. 12th.
From GamesRadar: Cover art and interior pages from DC Comics' "Batman: The Imposter #1," which is due Tues., Oct. 12th.
From CBR: Cover art and interior pages from AfterShock Comics' "Clans of Belari #1," which is due Wed., Oct. 13th.
From BleedingCool: Cover art and six interior pages from Marvel's "Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #15," which is due Wed., Oct. 13th.
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