by Leroy Douresseaux a.k.a. "I Reads You"
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DC COMICS - From DCBlog: DC takes Batman’s war on crime worldwide in a new hardcover anthology, "Batman: The World." This 184-page book features Batman stories by top creative teams from across the globe, taking place in their home countries. Batman: The World launches worldwide on Tuesday, September 14, 2021—just in time for Batman Day 2021 (Saturday, September 18, 2021).
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: While being interviewed on MSNBC, Oscar-winning actress turned director, Regina King, learned that she is on a list of directors being considered for Warner Bros. in-development "Superman" film.
DC TV - From THR: Lee Toland Krieger, who directed the pilot for Superman and Lois, is set to direct and executive produce the first two episodes of "Green Lantern," HBO Max’s big-budget sci-fi police show based on the space-faring DC characters.
SONY MARVEL U - From Deadline: The site is reporting that actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson, who played Quicksilver in Marvel's "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will play Spider-Man villain, Kraven the Hunter, in a standalone movie.
DC TV - From Deadline: The cast of Netflix’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman's beloved comic book, The Sandman, continues to grow as Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Mason Alexander Park, Donna Preston and nine others round out the cast. Also slated to join are Jenna Coleman, Niamh Walsh, Joely Richardson, David Thewlis, Kyo Ra, Stephen Fry, Razane Jammal, Sandra James Young and Patton Oswalt.
MARK MILLAR - From MajorSpoilers
: This article says that the upcoming final "Jupiter's Legacy" comic book series, "Jupiter's Legacy: Requiem," will expand on the Netflix series. It also contains 4 pages of art from the first issue and a look at some of the covers.
: Here is a early look at artist Jock's variant cover for "Jupiter's Legacy: Requiem #' based on his opening credits work for Netflix's "Jupiter's Legacy" series.
DC TV - From Deadline
: The CW has given a series order for director Ava DuVernay's television adaptation of the DC Comics character, "Naomie."
: Actor Jordan Calloway has revealed that The CW will not be moving forward with its "Black Lightning" spinoff, "Painkiller," in which Calloway was the lead.
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Yen Press announces ten new titles for release November 2021.
IDW - From BleedingCool: IDW Publishing has announced the return of the "Star Trek: The Next Generation" comic book in conjunction with a year-long event, "Star Trek: The Mirror Way."
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson will provide the voice of "Krypto the Superdog" in a new animated film, "DC League of Super-Pets." Johnson's company, "Seven Bucks," is producing.
MEMORIAM - From BleedingCool: Comic book writer and publisher, David Anthony Kraft, has died at the age of 68 or 69, Wednesday, May 19, 2021. Kraft wrote numerous titles for Marvel Comics, including "The Defenders" and "Savage She-Hulk," to name a few. He later wrote for DC Comics, including a run on "World's Finest." In the 1980s, Kraft wrote several titles for Marvel Books. He also published the long-running interview magazine, "David Anthony Kraft's Comics Interview," from 1983 to 1995.
MEMORIAM - From IGN: Japanese manga creator, Kentaro Miura, died Thursday, May 6, 2021 at the age of 54. He was best known for his manga, "Berserk," one of the bestselling series of all time. Berserk and its lead character, the lone mercenary, "Gut," had a huge impact on Japanese media. Its impact can be seen in video games ("Final Fantasy") and on anime and manga.
MILLARWORLD - From ScreenRant
: Oscar-winning screenwriter, Emerald Fennell, has finished the latest draft of the screenplay for the film adaptation of Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's comic book, "Nemesis." This is according to Millar, himself.
: With Netflix's "Jupiter's Legacy" ruling the world of streaming, what's next for "Jupiter's Legacy" Mark Millar/Millarworld's superhero universe.
DC TV - From GamesRadar: HBO Max and Cartoon Network have announced a new Superman animated television series, "My Adventures with Superman." Jack Quaid of Amazon's "The Boys" will give voice to Superman/Clark Kent.
COMICS - From PW: Alex Segura, previously co-president of Archie Comics, has been named senior v-p of sales and marketing at the Oni-Lion Forge Publishing Group, an independent comics publishing house based in Portland, Oregon.
DC TV - From Deadline: Both HBO Max and Cartoon Network have ordered a new Batman animated TV series, "Batman: Caped Crusader." A re-imagining of the Batman mythology, the series is from executive producers Bruce Timm, J.J. Abrams, and Matt Reeves (the director of the upcoming film, "The Batman").
BRITISH COMICS - From 2000AD: From 2015, here is a podcast interview with artist Kev Walker, who is currently known for his run on Marvel's "Doctor Aphra" Star Wars comic book series.
DIAMOND - From BleedingCool: Is the new Marvel Comics/Diamond Comic Distributors deal the end of "big store" discounts.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Legendary Comics has announced a new young adult graphic novel imprint, "Legendary Comics YA."
MARVEL - From TheNewYorkTimes: Marvel confirms via "The New York Times" that Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley and artist Juann Cabal will be the new creative team on the "Black Panther" comic book series. Their run starts August 2021.
COMICS - From TheBeat: Dan Fogler and Ben Templesmith talk about their new graphic novel, "Fishkill" from Heavy Metal.
MANGA - From BleedingCool: All 44 volumes of the wine/wine appreciation manga, "The Drops of God," are now available in English via comiXology.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Veteran creators Roger Stern, Ron Frenz, and Sal Buscema will return in "The Heroes Union #1" from Binge Comics. The comic book will also be approved by the "Comics Code Authority."
DYNAMITE - From BleedingCool: Garth Ennis' character, "Jennifer Blood," will join "Army of Darkness" character, "Ash Williams" in the comic book, the second season of "Die!Namite Lives" from Dynamite Entertainment.
CONS - From BleedingCool: An in-person 2021 Baltimore Comic-Con is apparently happening October 22nd to 24th, 2021.
DC COMICS - From GamesRadar: The site has a preview of DC Comics' "Nightwing #80."
MARVEL - From Newsarama: Classic Fantastic Four villain, "Kang the Conqueror," will get a definitive origin and ongoing comic book series, beginning in August.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Here is a preview of the cover art and some interior pages from "Wonder Girl #1," which ships this week.
DC CINEMA - From DCBlog: Matt Bomer talks about his third DC Comics role, as "Flash" in "Justice Society: World War II."
COMICS - From BleedingCool: African-American cartoonist, comics creator, and educator, Lawrence Lindell, has sold a middle-grade graphic novel, entitled "Buckle Up," to Random House Graphic.
SONY MARVEL U - From ScreenRant: "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," the sequel to Sony's hit "Venom" film, will introduce the "Ravencroft Institute for the Criminally Insane." Some consider Ravencroft to be the equivalent of DC Comics' "Arkham Asylum."
COLLECTIBLES - From YahooNews: You may or may not have heard that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought on some kind of Pokemon card collecting mania. Retail chain, Target, has announced is suspending in-store sales of Pokémon and sports trading cards amid safety concerns as customers vie for the collectibles.
COMICS - From GamesRadar: The 2015 cult film, "Turbo Kid," is getting a comic book prequel, "Turbo Kid: Apple's Lost Adventure."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel promises that the Marvel Universe will be changed forever by June's "Planet-Sized X-Men."
COMICS - From BleedingCool: eBay changes its comic book categories - much to the chagrin of collectors.
TOYS - From BleedingCool: "Marvel Legends" reveals three new toy sets related to the "MCU Infinity Saga."
DARK HORSE - From TheBeat: Paul Tobin and Ron Chan talk about their new graphic novel, "Earth Boy," which is out now.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: "Old Man Cable" is back in "Cable: Reloaded #1.
MEMORIAM - From CBR: Jesse Hamm, a comic book writer and artist and essayist, has died. His works include the graphic novel, "Good As Lily" (for DC/Minx), and issues of "Batman '66" and "Hawkeye" for Marvel Comics. Many knew him for his "Tips from Jesse Hamm" Twitter account.
MARVEL - From CBR: Marvel Comics has offered a first-look preview of its upcoming "Moon Knight #1" by Jed MacKay and Alessandro Cappuccio.
STAR WARS - From BleedingCool: Alan Dean Foster is among the writers who will now be paid by Disney for the "Star Wars" novelizations they wrote. Disney had stopped paying royalties since assuming the publication rights to these novels.
IMAGE COMICS - From THR: Oscar-nominee Ryan Coogler will produce and Oscar-winner Regina King will direct a film adaptation of the Image Comics titles, "Bitter Root."
EUROCOMICS - From BleedingCool: Publisher NBM has released a preview of its Free Comic Book Day 2021 (Aug. 14th) offering, "FCBD 2021 Dungeon is Back."
SONY MARVEL U - From YouTube: Sony has released the official trailer for "Venom: Let There Be Carnage," which is due in theaters Sept. 24, 2021.
MILLARWORLD - From FastCompany: Is Netflix using "Jupiter's Legacy" to launch its own superhero universe?
DC CINEMA - From ComicBook: "Wonder Woman" star Gal Gadot has confirmed what fellow "Justice League" actor, Ray Fisher (Cyborg), has previously said: Joss Whedon did indeed threaten her career, Gadot confirms in an interview with Israel television, "N12."
DARK HORSE - From TheBeat: Dave McKean talks about his new comic, "Raptor: A Sokol Graphic Novel."
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: Artist John Romita, Jr., who is returned to Marvel Comics, has drawn some promotional art for the upcoming story arc, "The Trial of Magneto."
YAOI MANGA - From BleedingCool: SuBLime Manga announces the release of four titles for "Pride Month" (June 2021), including "Dick Fight Island, Vol. 1."
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: Writer, Ram V, talks about bringing magic and myth to "The Swamp Thing" and "Catwoman."
DC TV - From DCBlog: The DC Comics' title, "Naomi," is now a TV series from The CW. "DC Blog" has a first look at the series' lead, Kaci Walfall.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel has announced that real-world celebrities will appear as characters in its "X-Men: Hellfire Gala" event story line. One of them is Grammy Award winning rapper Eminem.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: DC Comics will resume publishing a print edition of its "DC Connect" monthly solicitations for retailers and readers.
MARK MILLAR - From Deadline
: Mark Millar talks to "Deadline." One of the bits of news from the Q&A is that the series adaptation of Millar's comic book, "The Magic Order," is back on track with Netflix.
: Mark Millar, comics creators and Netflix exec, has announced several new film and TV projects based upon his creator-owned comic books.
COMICS TO FILM - From THR: Actress Hannah John-Kamen, who played Ava Starr/Ghost in "Ant-Man and the Wasp" has reportedly been cast as the lead in Millennium Film's "Red Sonja." The character was created for Marvel Comics' "Conan the Barbarian" comic book and was an amalgamation of several Conan the Cimmerian characters created by the late Robert E. Howard, creator of Conan.
COMICS - From WeGotThisCovered: Robert Kirkman, the co-creator of "The Walking Dead" comic book, is working on working on a film that will be a spin-off of "Dracula." Kirkman says the film will be "an extremely violent comedy."
DC CINEMA - From CBR: Actor Michael B. Jordan offers an update on the live-action "Static Shock" film that he is producing. The film has a writer and a draft is coming together.
DC CINEMA - From THR: Apparently, Warner Bros. Pictures is committed to hiring a black actor to play Superman and also to hiring a black director to helm the film. The film is currently being written by an African-American, Ta-Nehisi Coates.
INTERVIEW - From 2000AD: "The Walking Dead" comic book artist, Charlie Adlard, talks about life before and after "The Walking Dead."
LOS BROS - From YouTube: "Love and Rockets" creators, brother Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, were live at this year's virtual MoCCA fest in this video.
FANTAGRAPHICS - From ComixExperience
: In a rare video interview, Barry Windsor-Smith talks about comics and his new book, "Monsters."
: The site has nine preview images from Barry Windsor Smith's "Monsters."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: The site has learned that Oscar-winning screenwriter and also comic book writer, John Ridley, will be the writer of a new "Black Panther" comic book series with Juann Cabal as the artist. The new series will reportedly begin in August.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: The mutant character, "Fantomex" will headline the prose novel, "Triptych." The novel is part of Marvel and Aconyte Books' "Xavier's Institute" line.
TITAN COMICS - From YouTube: Titan has produced a preview video trailer for its new comic book series, "ExtraOrdinary," which is set in the world of author V.E. Schwab's "Vicious" and "Vengeful" novels.
ALAN MOORE - From TheGuardian: Two years after announcing that he had retired from comics, Alan Moore, the illustrious author of Watchmen and V for Vendetta, has signed a six-figure deal for a “groundbreaking” five-volume fantasy series as well as a “momentous” collection of short stories.
ARCHIE - From BleedingCool: The site has a preview of the new trade paperback collection, "She's Josie." The book reprints stories from various "Josie" comic books published by Archie Publications in the 1960s. Eventually, the title would become known as "Josie and the Pussycats."
EN MEMORIAM - From BleedingCool: The veteran American comic book artist, John Paul Leon, has died at the age of 49, Saturday, May 1, 2021. Although Leon began his professional career with Dark Horse Comics, he first gained fame drawing the groundbreaking comic book series, "Static," for DC Comics' Milestone Comics imprint. His most recent work was the four-issue miniseries, "Batman: Creature of the Night" (2018-20) with writer Kurt Busiek.
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: Arriving July 20th is the first issue of a four-issue "Shazam" miniseries that spins out of "Teen Titans Academy."
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: DC's new horror imprint, "DC Horror," will launch with a tie-in comic book to the upcoming film, "The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It."
BLACK COMICS - From LATimes: Comics have been racist for decades, and a new generations of African-American comics creators are re-inventing them.
MANGA - From CBR: Mangaka Naoki Urasawa, the renowned "Monster" and "20th Century Boys" author, is launching his next project: an official YouTube art channel.
ARCHIE - From BleedingCool: Here is a preview of FCBD 2021 Archie Past Present & Future Fun. The comic book is described as a sort of "Crisis on Infinite Archies," and will be given away on Free Comic Book Day, which has been moved to August 14th.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Here is a first look at "Heroes Reborn Young Squadron #1."
DC TV - From DCBlog: Actor Finn Wittrock will play "Green Lantern/Guy Gardner" in the HBO Max series, "Green Lantern."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Here is a first look "Reptil #1," the first issue of the upcoming Marvel Comics four-issue miniseries.
DC CINEMA - From VeroZackSnyder: "Justice League" director Zack Snyder has posted some production photos of actor Wayne T. Carr filming scenes as John Stewart/Green Lantern for "Zack Snyder's Justice League." Warner Bros. did allow those scenes to be included in the final film.
CARD COLLECTING - From VICE: There is some kind of dire situation going on in the world of collecting "Pokemon" cards ... according to the website, "Vice."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel Comics announced a new middle-grade original graphic novel starring Kamala Khan/Ms. Marvel set to hit stores in September 2021 from writer Nadia Shammas and artist Nabi.
DC COMICS - From SupermanHomepage: July 2021 begins a new era for DC Comics' "Superman" line of titles. New direction means new logos, and artist Darran Robinson gives readers a look at his designs for the new logos for several "Superman" titles.
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 CINEMA - 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.
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