DC FILMS - From Deadline: "Young Rock" actor, Uli Latukefu, who plays the college football era Dwayne Johnson on the NBC hit series, is reuniting with the action star for New Line/DC’s "Black Adam."
DC FILMS - From BleedingCool: Voice actress, Stana Katic, talks about the new animated DVD film, "Justice Society: World War II," and the character she plays in the film, Wonder Woman.
DC FILMS - From BleedingCool: Voice actress, Elysia Rotaru, talks about the new animated DVD film, "Justice Society: World War II," and the character she plays in the film, Black Canary.
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: The blog details the big changes coming to the Superman line of titles in July.
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: After being a colorist at DC Comics for 28 years, Alex Sinclair has decided to branch out to other publishers, while still coloring comics for DC. His first outside work is as the regular colorist for "The Amazing Spider-Man" beginning with this month's issue #63.
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: Marvel Comics is offering two comic books for Free Comic Book Day 2021, "Avengers/Hulk" and "Spider-Man/Venom." Free Comic Book Day 2021 is Sat. May 1st.
BOOM STUDIOS - From TheBeat: The hot comic book news today (Mon., April 26th) is about the upcoming historical and science fiction comic book miniseries, "Dark Blood." It is written by LaToya Morgan, who was a writer and co-executive producer on the AMC series, "Into the Badlands" and "Turn: Washington's Spies." It is drawn by first-time comic book artist, illustrator Walt Barna. The first of six issue arrives July 2021 from BOOM! Studios.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Diamond Comic Distributors is apparently calling each comic book shop to learn which shops will order their Marvel Comics titles though them or directly through Penguin Random House, Marvel's new distributor. Diamond will still distribute Marvel titles in October, but Diamond will have to get those titles from Penguin Random House.
DC CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson shares of a photo showing that he has arrived in Atlanta to shoot the DC Films' movie, "Black Adam."
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Yen Press announces another slate of new manga and light novel releases.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Wolverine guest stars in "Shang-Chi #3," due this July.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: DC Comics will launch a new horror imprint, "DC Horror," this fall. The debut title will be a comic book miniseries that will act as prelude to the upcoming film, "The Conjuring: The Lover."
IMAGE COMICS - From EW: "Game of Thrones" star Emilia Clarke has her own comic book, a three-issue miniseries entitled "M.O.M.: Mother of Madness," which begins in July.
MARVEL/VIZ Media - From BleedingCool: Marvel Comics and VIZ Media's collaboration will begin in Fall 2021 with "Marvel Meow." A 72-page hardcover book, this manga will feature Captain Marvel's cat, "Chewi," interacting with Marvel's biggest stars. The first English-language publication of the Deadpool manga, "Deadpool: Samurai" will occur Feb. 2022.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: DC Comics has announced a new eight-issue mini-series, Blue & Gold, starring Booster Gold and Blue Beetle, by Booster Gold's creator Dan Jurgens and artist Ryan Sook.
MARVEL - From Deadline: Hulu released a trailer for its stop-motion animated series, "Marvel's M.O.D.O.K." The series debuts on Hulu May 21st, 2021.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: DC Comics has announced the cancellation of its on-going "Superman" title. It will be replaced in July 2021 by a new title, "Superman: Son of Kal-El," written by Tom Taylor and drawn by John Timms, and which will feature Lois Lane and Superman's son, Jonathan "Jon" Kent, as Superman.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Ablaze Publishing announces its latest uncensored Conan the Cimmerian comic book series, "The Cimmerian: Man-Eaters of Zamboula"
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: Writer Tom Taylor and artist Andy Kubert talks about "Batman: The Detective #1."
DC CINEMA - From TheWrap: Actor Michael Keaton's talent agent, ICM Partners, has confirmed that Keaton will reprise the role of Batman in DC Films' "The Flash." Keaton played Batman/Bruce Wayne in two films, 1989 "Batman" and 1992's "Batman Returns."
LGBTQ - From CBR: Kodansha has announced that the trans coming-of-age manga, "Boys Run the Riot," by trans creator Keito Gaku, will debut in the U.S. May 25th, in both print and digital.
MANGA - From ASAP: The nominees for Kodansha's 45th Annual Manga Awards have been announced. The winners will be announced May 13, 2021.
SONY SPIDER U - From Variety: Joaquim Dos Santos, Kemp Powers, and Justin K. Thompson have been tapped by Sony Pictures Animation to direct the sequel to the Oscar-winning animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: The upcoming "Red Hood" title, "Future State: Gotham," will have a manga-inspired look due to the work of artist, Giannis Milonogiannis. "DC Blog" offers several images from the issue including the first five pages of the story and some pages from the back-up story, a reprint of a Katsuhiro Otomo ("Akira") "Batman" short story.
COMICS TO TV - From CinemaBlend: Beloved "Supernatural" actor, Jensen Ackles, has joined Season 3 of Amazon's "The Boys." He will play the character "Soldier Boy."
DISNEY - From BleedingCool: Disney/Hyperion will publish a line of original graphic novels, called "Disney Remix," that will offer new versions of popular characters from various Disney properties, including film and television. The first graphic novel in the line is "Operation Parent Trap," which is based on the 1961 Walt Disney film and its 1998 remake.
DC CINEMA - From BleedingCool: DC Film's "The Flash" movie has a logo, and it has been revealed!
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: "Everything You Need to Know About Batman/Fortnite: Zero Point!," according to "DC Blog."
BOOM STUDIOS - From BleedingCool: Writer-artist David Petersen returns to his popular "Mouse Guard" series with the one-shot comic book, "Mouse Guard: The Owlhen Caregiver," in July.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Remember Marvel Comics' "World War Hulk." July brings "World Wars She-Hulk."
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: DC Comics is going to reprint the 6-page story, "Batman: The Third Mask," from 1996's "Batman: Black and White miniseries," in "Future State: Gotham #1." The story was created by "Akira" creator, Katsuhiro Otomo.
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: Stand-up comedian, Mo Amer, joins the cast of Dwayne Johnson's "Black Adam" movie from DC Films.
MARVEL - From EW: Marvel Comics has unveiled its new X-Men line-up: Cyclops, Jean Grey, Polaris, Rogue, Wolverine (Laura Kinney), Sunfire, and Synch.
DC TV - From Deadline: Actor Dominic Purcell leaves The CW's "DC's Legends of Tomorrow" in a huff. Purcell has been playing the character "Heatwave."
DC TV - From BleedingCool: Season 3 of HBO Max's "Doom Patrol" will apparently include the "Dead Boy Detectives." A duo of ghostly detectives, the characters first appeared in Neil Gaiman's "The Sandman #25," and "Neil himself" approves of the casting of actors Sebastian Croft and Ty Tennant in the roles.
DC COMICS - From CBR: This article details "10 Classic DC Characters Who Didn't Debut in a Comic Book." Harley Quinn is obvious, having debuted in television series, "Batman: The Animated Series," but I did not know that the Superman character, "Jimmy Olsen," did not get a name until an appearance in "The Adventures of Superman" radio serial in 1940.
DC COMICS - From THR: Following the events of "Future State," Jason Todd/Red Hood will get a new ongoing comic book series , "DC's Future State: Gotham," written by Joshua Williamson and Dennis Culver and drawn by Giannis Milonogiannis.
IMAGE COMICS - From BleedingCool: Image Comics will publish an art book from cable network, AMC. Entitled "The Art of AMC's The Walking Dead Universe," the book is due September 2021.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From BGR: There are plenty of rumors about what Marvel Studios plans to do in regards to bringing Wolverine back to the big screen ... and the small screen.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: The mutant "Polaris" has won the fan vote to be a new member of the X-Men.
VIZ MEDIA - From BleedingCool: VIZ Media will publish a complete "Ultimate Edition" of the classic 1980s manga, "Fist of the North Star." The first volume arrives June 15th at $19.99 US.
COMICS - From GamesRadar: The upcoming "Shadowman" comic book from Valiant (which debuts April 28th) will re-imagine the supernatural side of the "Valiant Universe."
BLACK COMICS - From Previews: Artists Julian Shaw and Paris Alleyne talks about bringing 28 artists together for their art book, "28 Days of Black Heroes: The Arts of Julian Shaw and Paris Alleyne."
COMICS - From YahooNerdist: How the year 1986 changed American comic books forever with "Batman: The Dark Knight Returns" and "Watchmen," among others.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: "MPLS Sound" is a graphic novel that pays homage to the musical legacy of late music legend, Prince, via a story that focuses on the fictional band, "Starchild."
COMICS TO FILM - From Deadline: Director Joe Cornish ("Attack the Block") is set to direct a film version of Mark Millar and Goran Parlov's comic book, "Starlight," for 20th Century Studios.
COMICS - From TCJ: "The Comic Journal's" Robert Newsome interviews Evan Dorkin about his new "Beasts of Burden" miniseries.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Want some "Heroes Reborn" spoilers?
MARVEL - From TheWrap: "The Wraps" says the "incel Captain America" of "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier" is so perfect.
BOOKS - From BleedingCool: Gallery/Saga Press is reprinting author Michael Moorcock's "Elric of Melnibone" novels in three deluxe volumes. The forewords for those volumes will be written by Neil Gaiman (Vol. 1), Michael Chabon (Vol. 2), and Alan Moore (Vol. 3).
IMAGE COMICS - From THR: "The Hollywood Reporter" has a feature on comic book artist Joe Madureira and the return of his comic book, "Battle Chasers," after a 20-year hiatus.
DC CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: As DC Film's "Black Adam" starts shooting, star Dwayne Johnson posts the first set photo.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: May 2021's "Immortal Hulk: Time of Monsters #1" is one of those rare occasions when fans will be treated to a comic book containing interior art by the great Kevin Nowlan.
IN MEMORIAM - From BleedingCool: The comic book writer, Joye Hummel Murchinson Kelly, died Monday, April 5, 2021 at the age of 97. If you don't know her name, then, you don't know that she was Wonder Woman creator, William Moulton Marston's writing assistant. She took over writing duties of Wonder Woman with "The Winged Maidens of Venus" in Wonder Woman #12. She would go on to write over 70 Wonder Woman stories through 1947, credited as "Charles Moulton," an in-house credit. After Marston died of cancer, National/DC Comics chose writer Robert Kanigher to continue Wonder Woman.
FANTAGRAPHICS - From BleedingCool: Publisher Gary Groth and artist Don Simpson explain why Alan Moore's name is not credited for "In Pictopia."
COMICS TO TV - From YouTube: Netflix releases an official trailer for "Jupiter's Legacy," its TV series adaptation of Mark Millar and Frank Quitely's comic book series.
DC CINEMA - From VanityFair: Oscar-winning screenwriter Chris Terrio is not happy about what Warner Bros. and Joss Whedon did with his work for Zack Snyder on the "Justice League" film, and he is tired of keeping silent.
FOX MARVEL U - From WeGotThisCovered: Rumor is that Ryan Reynolds wants to give voice to the Marvel character, "Deadpool," which he has played in two successful live-action films. He reportedly want to revive the proposed animated Deadpool series that was to be produced for FXX. No word on if brothers Donald and Stephen Glover would run the show as originally planned.
SONY MARVEL U - From THR: Sony Pictures has signed an exclusive streaming deal with Netflix. From 2022 onward, all Sony Productions will stream exclusively on Netflix, and that includes all those Spider-Man and Spider-Man related titles that Sony has released - including the Marvel "Spider-Man" films.
DC CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: Warner Bros. executives apparently don't want to follow Zack Snyder's lead when it comes to films based on DC Comics characters.
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: Dwayne Johnson's DC Films movie, "Black Adam," adds current Tony Award nominee, actor James Cusati-Moyer, to the cast.
DC COMICS - From YahooAP: A copy of the rare "Action Comics #1," the comic book that introduced Superman, was sold for 3.5 million dollars at auction. It is graded "8.5" by the CGC.
MANGA - From JapanTimes: An "Attack on Titan" themed museum has opened in Hita, Oita Prefecture, the hometown of "Attack on Titan" creator, Hajime Isayama.
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Kodansha announces new manga titles for Fall 2021 "Lovesick Ellie" and "Penguin & House."
DC CINEMA - From THR: The interview of actor Ray Fisher and feature article goes into great detail about Fisher's complaints against various Warner Bros. executives and filmmakers involved in the making of the film, "Justice League," including Geoff Johns, Jon Berg, and director Joss Whedon.
BOOM STUDIOS - From BleedingCool: When BOOM! Studios "Magic: The Gathering #1 debuts tomorrow, it will be the highest ordered issue in the history of the franchise as a comic book.
MARVEL COMICS - From WashingtonTimes: Canadian clinical psychologist and bigot Jordan B. Peterson is stunned that the Marvel Comics Nazi villain, "Red Skull," as written by Ta'Nehisi Coates sounds like him.
COMICS SHOP - From TheBeat: A retailer talks about the good and bad ideas of comic book publishers, Bad Idea.
MANGA TO ANIME - From Jotaku: Junji Ito's short story collection, "Ito Junji Kesssaku-shu" ("Junji Ito Masterworks Collection"), is getting an anime adaptation.
DC TV - From WeGotThisCovered: The CW is reportedly looking for a new Green Arrow. Stephen Amell played the character for eight seasons on The CW's "Arrow (2012-20).
VIDEO GAMES TO COMICS - From GamesRadar: Tapas Media has partnered with the mobile gaming giant Netmarble for a series of prosel novels and webcomics based on the company's hit games, including "Iron Throne: The Firstborn."
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: DC Comics is introducing a new Asian superhero, "Monkey Prince," created by Gene Luen Yang and Bernard Chang.
MARVEL CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: Rumors say that Deadpool would be a member of the X-Men when the team returns to cinemas via Marvel Studios.
DC CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: Warner Bros./Legendary Entertainment's "Godzilla vs. Kong" had the biggest HBO Max debut ever in terms of viewership numbers - even bigger than "Zack Snyder's Justice League."
COMICS TO FILM - From Movieweb: Hong Kong action movie legend, John Woo, is set to produce a film based on "Monkey Master," an unreleased comic book created by the late Marvel Comics' legend, Stan Lee.
COMICS TO FILM - From BleedingCool: Mike Mignola reflects on the first "Hellboy" film from 17 years ago, 2004's "Hellboy."
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Here is a look at the DC Comics, omnibus editions, deluxe compendiums, and collections for early 2022.
DC COMICS - From GamesRadar: DC Comics' Batman and G.I. Joe's Snake-Eyes will final battle ... in a "Fortnite" comic book.
COMICS - From Express: First Lady Dr. Jill Biden will be the star of an issue of "Female Force," a comic book that focuses on high-achieving female public figures from publisher, TidalWave Comics.
MANGA - From ScreenRant: The "Eternal First God" manga apparently combines "Pokemon" and "Naruto."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel Comics is delaying its launch of "Predator #1" to November 2021. Apparently, other Predator and Predator-related publications will also be delayed.
COMICS TO TV - From Nerdcore: Actress Katia Winter ("Sleepy Hollow") will reportedly play the cult favorite character, "Little Nina," in Season 3 of Amazon's hit superhero series, "The Boys."
MARVEL - From TheRinger: "Who is John Walker." The website talks about the character that has assumed the identity of Captain America in the Disney+/Marvel Studios' series, "The Falcon and the Winter Soldier."
DC COMICS - From ComicBook: DC announced its first-ever "Round Robin" bracket, which will allow fans to vote on a potential series from a number of pitches. While creative teams for none of the series have been announced, the series in question is expected to be published later this year.
DC CINEMA - From THR: Two previously DC Films have been cancelled. The first is Oscar-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay's "New Gods" film, and the second is "Aquaman" director James Wan's Aquaman spinoff, "The Trench."
STAR WARS - From GamesRadar: Lucasfilm releases "Pride Month" (June) cover image for Marvel Comics' "Star Wars: The High Republic."
FANTAGRAPHICS - From TheBeat: "The Beat" interviews cartoonist Paco Roca about his newest English translated work, "The Winter of the Cartoonist."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: After about eight years at DC Comics, artist John Romita, Jr. is returning to his original home, Marvel Comics.
MARVEL/VIZ MEDIA - From BleedingCool: The first Marvel Comics/Shonen Jump crossover is "My Hero Academia/Deadpool."
DC CINEMA - From THR: The beloved "Batman" comic book, "Batman: The Long Halloween," is now a two-part animated film, with the first part debuting either this spring or summer on DVD and Blu-ray. The cast includes Jensen Ackles ("Supernatural") as Batman and the late Naya Rivera as "Catwoman."
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Diamond Comics UK will continue to distribute DC Comics titles through December 31st, 2021.
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