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MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel Executive Vice-President Joe Quesada has denied that he is drawing writer Donny Cates' "rumored "Miracleman" project, but Quesada says that he does have a superhero project brweing for 2022.
IN MEMORIAM - From BleedingCool: Attorney, crime novelist, and comic book writer, Andrew Vachss, has died at that age of 79, Monday, December 27, 2021. His comics career began in 1992 with the ten-issue series, "Hard Looks," published by Dark Horse Comics. Vachss was also know for his work with abused and exploited children.
RUMORS - From ScreenGeek: Rumors suggest that Marvel Studios' "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness" (May 6th, 2022) will introduce the X-Men to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From CBR: Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige explains why the Marvel Cinematic Universe's Spider-Man did not fight past movie villains until "Spider-Man: No Way Home."
MARVEL - From THR: Marvel Comics legend, Stan Lee, was born today, December 28, 1922. According to the article, Lee knew early on that collecting comic books would be a smart investment.
RUMORS - From CBR: Is actor Norman Reedus ("The Walking Dead") fueling rumors that he is the Marvel Cinematic Universe's new "Ghost Rider?"
DC CINEMA - From CBR: Warner Bros. has dropped a new trailer for director Matt Reeves' "The Batman" that focuses on Batman and Catwoman.
DARK HORSE - From CBR: Dark Horse Comics and "Hellboy" creator Mike Mignola warns fans about buying unauthorized "Hellboy" NFTs.
DARK HORSE - From BleedingCool: Writer Mike Mignola and artist Greg Hinkle present the two-issue miniseries, "Radio Man," with the first issue arriving March 2nd.
DC TV - From BleedingCool: Actor Tom Welling talks about his time as Clark Kent on The WB/The CW's television series, "Smallville" (2001-11).
IMAGE - From BleedingCool: Image Comics is going to publish writer-artist Liam Sharp's "StarHenge."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: A new line of Marvel statues is coming from Diamond Select Toys. it begins with Professor X and Green Goblin statues.
SONY/MARVEL - From WeGotThisCovered: Sony Pictures and Marvel Studios are making a serious Academy Award PR push for "Spider-Man: No Way Home."
BOOKS - From BleedingCool: The winners of the 2021 Hugo Awards were announced at "Discon III" (the 79th Worldcon). "Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation" won the Hugo Award for "Best Graphic Story or Comic."
DC CINEMA - From CinemaBlend: Michael Keaton ("Batman," "Batman Returns") will return as Batman for Warner Bros./DC Films' "Flash." Reports day he has signed on to also appear as Batman in the "Batgirl" movie.
DARK HORSE - From BleedingCool: Dark Horse Comics/Entertainment has been bought by holdings company, Embracer Group, a Swedish entertainment company comprised of many video game subsidiaries like THQ Nordiq, Gearbox Software, and others
SONY/MARVEL - From THR: Sony and Marvel’s "Spider-Man: No Way Home" spun a record-breaking web in its box office debut, grossing $253 million from 4,336 theaters to secure the third-biggest domestic opening of all time at the box office despite growing worries over the COVID-19 omicron variant.
From IReadsYou: My review of "Spider-Man: No Way Home."
From ComicBook: Jon Favreau's Marvel Cinematic Universe character, "Happy Hogan," is a hit in "Spider-Man: No Way Home," but he was almost killed off in "Iron Man 3" (2013).
From WeGotThisCovered: Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige talks about bring back iconic villains for "Spider-Man: No Way Home."
From IGN: Spider-Man producer Amy Pascal says that she threw a sandwich at Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige when he first suggested bringing Spider-Man to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Yen Press announces six new titles for June 2022, five manga and one novel.
DYNAMITE - From Comicon: Here is David Avallone's writer's commentary for "Elvira Meets Vincent Price #3" from Dynamite Entertainment.
MARVEL COMICS - From BleedingCool: After long absence, Chris Claremont is writing an X-Men comic book series, "Gambit." The titles arrives in 2022 with art by Sid Kotian.
DC CINEMA - From Complex: Matt Reeves, director of "The Batman," says that actor Robert Pattison's Batman is based on the late "Nirvana" frontman, Kurt Cobain.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From TheDirect: There have been conflicting reports about Sony and Marvel developing a "Spider-Man 4." In a recent interview, Marvel's Kevin Feige and Sony's Amy Pascal, the producers of "Spider-Man: No Way Home," say that the film is in early development.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Writer Tom King and artist David Marquez launch "Batman: Killing Time" in March 2022.
From DCBlog: A look at the legacy of Dick Grayson/Nighwing.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Dan Slott ("The Amazing Spider-Man") will be writing a few "Doctor Who" one-shot comic books for Titan Comics.
DC CINEMA - From Variety: Warner Bros./DC Films' "Blue Beetle" was to be an HBO Max exclusive, but now it will be exclusive to movie theaters when it debuts August 18, 2023. The film will focus on Jaime Reyes, the Blue Beetle that debuted in 2006.
FCBD 2022 - From BleedingCool: The site has a list of titles that will be available for Free Comic Book Day 2022.
COMICS TO TV - From Deadline: Netflix and writer Michael Starrbury may adapt writer David F. Walker's comic, "The Hated," into a live-action Western series.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From Variety: "Spider-Man: No Way Home" looks to set box office records this weekend. At the very least, it could be the first pandemic-era movie to gross over 100 million dollars at the domestic box office in a single weekend.
DC TV - From PopSugar: The site offers a profile of The CW television series, "Naomi," which is based on the DC Comics series and character.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Alex Ross will publish the first original graphic novel of his career, "Fantastic Four: Full Circle," a hardcover graphic novel published in the size of the 1980s "Marvel Graphic Novels." Abrams ComicsArts in collaboration with Marvel Comics will publish it August 2022 at $24.99.
DC COMICS - From Polygon: Writer Mark Waid and artist Dan Mora launch "Batman/Supeman: World's Finest #1" in March 2022.
MARVEL COMICS - From BleedingCool: On March 2nd, 2022, Marvel Comics' "Strange #1" will introduce the "Sorceress Supreme," who is the former wife of Dr. Stephen Strange, Clea Strange.
COMICS TO FILM - From THR: Netflix is adapting Donny Cates and Geoff Shaw's comic book, "God Country," into a film.
IDW - From Deadline: Top Shelf Productions' graphic novel series, "The Surfside Girls" will be adapated into a 10-episode live-action series for Apple TV+.
DC TV - From Variety: Three writers from The CW's "Batwoman" are developing a "Gotham Knights" TV series for the network.
DC CINEMA/THE BATMAN - From Collider: Warner Bros. is reportedly testing two cuts of its highly anticipated superhero film, "The Batman," from director Matt Reeves. One of those cut may contain an appearance by The Joker.
From TheNews: A new Japanese trailer for Matt Reeves' "The Batman" reveals new footage from the film, not revealed in previous trailers for the film.
From Movieweb: Hot rumor: Is Barry Keoghan "The Joker" in Matt Reeves' upcoming film, "The Batman?"
IMAGE - From THR: Skybound, the Image Comics imprint run by "The Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman, is in negotiations with Hasbro to acquire the publishing license for two Hasbro propwrties, "G.I. Joe" and "Transformers."
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: A look inside "The DC Book" (DK Books) by Stephen "Win" Wiacek.
INTERVIEW - From YouTube: Daniel Fee33 interviews acclaimed comic book writer, Grant Morrison, who reveals some shocking information about plans for Superman that they foiled.
COMICS TO VIDEO GAMES - From BleedingCool: During "The Game Awards 2021," Rocksteady Games dropped a game play trailer for the video game, "Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League."
MARVEL STUDIOS - From ETCanada: On Wednesday, Florence Pugh claimed on her Instagram Story that she had been blocked from posting about her appearance in the Marvel series “Hawkeye” on her main feed, after fans complained about spoilers.
COMICS TO VIDEO GAMES - From BleedingCool: During "The Game Awards 2021," DC Comics announced that it is working with Monolith Productions on a new "Wonder Woman" video game.
ANIME TO LIVE-ACTION - From THR: Netflix has cancelled its ambitious "Cowboy Bebop" series after only one season.
GEORGE PEREZ - From THR: Legendary DC Comics and Marvel artist, George Perez, has announced that he has Stage 3 pancreatic cancer and that he has between six months and one year to live. Perez is known for his work on "New Teen Titans," "Crisis on Infinite Earths," and "Wonder Woman" for DC and "The Avengers" and "Infinity Gauntlet" for Marvel.
From BleedingCool: Comic book professionals talk about the life of George Perez.
MARVEL - From Marvel: Marvel Comics has announced the next era of X-Men storytelling: "Destiny of X." One of the new titles emerging from that is Kieron Gillen and Lucas Werneck’s "Immortal X-Men," which will focus on the current leaders of mutantkind known as "The Quiet Council."
IMAGE - From BleedingCool: Could "G.I. Joe" and "Transformers" end up at Image Comics?
VIZ MEDIA - From ANN: Manga creator Inio Asano plans to end his current manga, "Dead Dead Demon's Dededededestruction" in the next ten chapters or sometime with the year.
DC TV - From Variety: Colin Farrell is playing "The Penguin" in "The Batman" film, and he will also star in and executive produce a Penguin spin off series for HBO Max.
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: Director Patty Jenkins is no longer directing Gal Gadot's "Cleopatra" film, so that she can focus on "Wonder Woman 3" with Gadot and also on the Star Wars "Rogue Squadron" film.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From Deadline: Destin Daniel Cretton, the director of "Shang-Chi and the Legends of the Ten Rings," has signed an overall deal which Marvel Studios with involves him writing and directing a sequel to "Shang-Chi."
COMICS TO ANIMATION - From CBR: Amazon has announced "Diabolical," an animated spinoff to its hit live-action series, "The Boys," which is based on the comic book by Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson.
SONY MARVEL U - From THR: At Brazil Comic Con (CCXP Worlds 21), Sony Pictures releases "first look" footage from "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (Part One)." The film is due October 7, 2022, and is the sequel to the Oscar-winning, "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse," which starred Miles Morales Spider-Man.
MARVEL COMICS - From CBR: Marvel Comics has announced a digital comic book miniseries, "Spider-Bot."
MARVEL COMICS - From THR: Rob Liefeld says he is channeling the film, "Saving Private Ryan" (1998) for his one-shot comic book, "X-Force Killshot."
MARVEL STUDIOS - From BuzzFeed: "Spider-Man" star Tom Holland reveals that an American driver told him that he might land the role because he was just unattractive enough.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Little, Brown has picked up the worldwide publishing rights to "Art Club," a graphic novel from cartoonist Rashad Doucet, who is known for his other graphic novels, "Alabaster Shadows" and "Pax Samson."
COVID-19 - From THR: The second U.S. case of the COVID-19 variant, "omicron," is someone who attended the Anime NYC 2021 convention.
DC COMICS - From GamesRadar: "Newsarama" takes a look at "the Retaliators," DC Comics' latest take on Marvel Comics "Avengers."
ONI PRESS - From Nerdist: Oni Press' "Rick and Morty" comic books will parody "Dune," "Logan's Run," and "Star Wars" in 2022.
MANGA - From CBR: CBR takes a look at the best selling manga for the year beginning 11/23/2020 and ending 11/21/2021. "Demon Slayer: Volume 23" apparently has the top spot.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: "Shadow War" is a "Batman" event story line for 2022.
DC COMICS - From TeenVogue: Writer Stephanie Williams talks about living a comic book fan's dream as writer of "Nubia and the Amazons" and about making Wonder Woman's home, Themyscira, an accessible utopia.
SONY MARVEL U - From Deadline: Spider-Man producer Amy Pascal says that a new Marvel Cinematic Universe Spider-Man trilogy with Tom Holland is in the early works, one that keeps Sony Pictures and Disney’s Marvel working together beyond their already contracted Spider-Man: No Way Home.
DC ANIMATION - From DCBlog: DC Comics has released the first official trailer for its animated "DC League of Super-Pets," which is due May 2022, probably on HBO Max.
From DCBlog: A 7-page preview of "Justice League Incarnate #2" which is due from DC Comics, Tues., Dec. 21st, 2021
From BleedingCool: 1 cover and 5 interior pages from "Miles Morales: Spider-Man #33," which is due from Marvel Comics Wed., Dec. 15, 2021.
From BleedingCool: 1 cover and 7 interior pages from "Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries #9," which is due Tues., Dec. 12th, 2021 from DC Comics.
From GamesRadar: A preview of "Batman: Urban Legends #10," due Tues., Dec. 14, 2021 from DC Comics.
From BleedingCool: 3 covers and 6 pages previewed from "Batman #118." It arrives Tues., Dec. 7th from DC Comics.
From BleedingCool: 4 covers and 6 pages previewed from "Star Wars: Crimson Reign #1." It arrives Wed., Dec. 8th.
From BleedingCool: 3 covers and 5 pages previewed from "World of Krypton #1." It arrives Tues, Dec. 7th from DC Comics.
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