by Leroy Douresseaux a.k.a. "I Reads You"
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MARVEL - From GamesRadar: In "The Amazing Spider-Man #93," Spider-Man gets a mysterious new enemy, "Chasm."
EN MEMORIAM - From BleedingCool: The British comic book artist, Garry Leach, has died at the age of 67, Saturday, March 26, 2022. He is best known for reviving "Marvelman" with Alan Moore for "Warrior," the magazine published by Dez Skinn's Quality Communications. With Dave Elliot, Leach started Atomeka Press, best known for the comic book anthology, "A1."
: The website for "2000AD
," the magazine for which Garry Leach
made his debut, has put up a tribute page for him.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From BleedingCool: According to James Gunn, his Disney+ special, "The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special," will introduce "more than one great new MCU character."
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Yen Press announces 9 new manga and prose titles due for September 2022.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From BleedingCool: "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" star, Simu Liu, will not sign "Master of Kung-Fu" comic books.
DC CINEMA - From Variety: Director Matt Reeves released a deleted scene from his superhero film, "The Batman," featuring Robert Pattinson’s Batman facing off against his classic nemesis, the Joker, played by Barry Keoghan.
BRITISH COMICS - From BleedingCool: Rebellion has announced "Judge Dredd by Mick McMahon Apex Edition." It will collect the artist's Judge Dredd stories, published in their original size in a deluxe limited edition.
DC TV - From THR: Actor Misha Collins ("Castiel" on The CW's "Supernatural") has been cast as "Harvey Dent" in The CW pilot for "Gotham Knights," based on the DC Comics characters.
IDW PUBLISHING - From GamesRadar: IDW is collecting Berkeley Breathed's Pulitzer Prize-winning newspaper comic stip, "Bloom County," in a new edition. "Bloom County Library: Book One" is scheduled to arrive Fall 2022.
DC TV - From THR: The CW network (which is up for sale) has given an early renewal to seven of its scripted dramas, including "Flash" and "Superman & Lois."
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: The site has a first look at "Legion of X #1," which is due from Marvel April 20th. The series is written by Si Spurrier and drawn by Jan Bazaldua.
DC TV - From Deadline: Actors Fallon Smythe and Tyler DiChiara have joined The CW's pilot for the DC Comics-based series, "Gotham Knight."
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Titan Comics will launch its "Titan Manga" line with a new edition of "Afro Samurai Vol. 1" by Takashi Okazaki, on June 26th, 2022.
RUMORS /MARVEL STUDIOS - From ScreenGeek: A hot rumor is that "Wolverine" will appear in "Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness," but he will not be played by Hugh Jackman, the actor who portrayed the character in Fox's "X-Men" films.
DIGITAL COMICS - From GamesRadar: "Zestworld," a new digital publishing platform, wants to help comic book writers and artists with creating and maintaining comic book intellectual property.
DC CINEMA - From BleedingCool: Comedian George Lopez, Academy Award nominee Adriana Barraza, Elpidia Carrillo, and Damián Alcázar joined the cast of Warner Bros.' "Blue Beetle" film, its first starring a Latino character.
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: Steve Rogers and Sam Wilson team up for "Captain America #0" and then movie on to their respective "Captain America" titles. "Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty" features Steve Rogers, and "Captain America: Symbol of Truth" returns Sam Wilson to the mantle of Captain America alongside Steve.
MANGA TO ANIME - From BleedingCool: In celebration of the 25th anniversary of Cartoon Network's "Toonami," a new image from the anime adaptation of Junji Ito's legendary manga, "Uzumaki."
MARK MILLAR - From BleedingCool: Mark Millar announces "The Magic Order 3" with Italian artist Gigi Cavenago, with the first issue due in July.
DC COMICS - From Variety: Actor Paul Dano, who played the "Riddler" in the current hit, "The Batman," will write the comic book, "Riddler: Year One."
DC TV - From DCBlog: Showrunner Robert Patino talks about his new streaming series, HBO Max's "DMZ," based on the Vertigo comic book series.
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: "The Batman" crosses the 500 million dollar mark in global box office.
SONY MARVEL U - From Deadline: Sydney Sweeney of HBO's "Euphoria" is joining Sony Pictures Marvel Comics character film, "Madame Web."
DC CINEMA - From Deadline: The mega-hit film, "The Batman," is due to stream on HBO Max on Tuesday, April 19th ... maybe.
SONY MARVEL U - From Variety: "Morbius" star Jared Leto has made the cover of "Variety" magazine.
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: "X-Men: Hellfire Gala #1" is supposed to radically change the Marvel Universe. This comic book ships in June.
DC COMICS - From BleedingCool: Writer G. Willow Wilson and artist Marcio Takara will launch a new "Poison Ivy" comic book this year.
BOOM STUDIOS - From BleedingCool: Former comic book artist, J. Scott Campbell, will provide a variant cover for the first issue of writer Dan Panosian and artist Giorgio Spalleta's "Alice Ever After" comic book from BOOM! Studios.
DC COMICS - From GamesRadar: "Flashpoint Beyond #0" will arrive April 5th, but readers can read the first five pages in all DC Comics titles released on March 29th and April 5th.
MARVEL STUDIOS - From GamesRadar: Samuel Jackson may have let it slip that Martin Freeman will reprise his role as CIA agent "Everett Ross" in the Disney+ series, "Secret Invasion."
SONY MARVEL U - From GamesRadar: Jared Leto is starring as Marvel character, "Morbius," and he'd like the vampire to cross over with Tom Holland's "Spider-Man."
DC CINEMA - From GamesRadar: The Batman's secret website, "Rataalada" has a cryptic message teasing the Joker.
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: Writer Christopher Priest and artist Rafa Sandoval will help DC Comics launch its new "Black Adam" comic book series. "Black Adam #1" arrives Tues., June 21st.
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: Jessica Jones will return in "The Variants," a new "multiversal" series from Marvel Comics and written by Gail Simone and drawn by Phil Noto.
DARK HORSE TV - From Deadline: Netflix has given "The Umbrella Academy" Season 3 a teaser, first photos, and a release date (Wed., June 22nd).
DC VIDEO - From DCBlog: In a video interview, writer James Tynion IV talks about his horror comic book, "The Nice House on the Lake."
MANGA TO TV - From TheWrap: Netflix rounds out the cast of its "One Piece" adaptation with six more cast members.
MANGA - From BookRiot: "The Evolution of the Magical Girl in Manga and Anime" by Emily Martin.
MARVEL - From GamesRadar: Marvel Comics is reprinting Neil Gamain and Mark Buckingham's first six issue of "Miracleman" in "Miracleman: The Golden Age Vol. 1."
DC TV - From Deadline: HBO Max has ordered a miniseries, "The Penguin," based on the villain from "The Batman." Colin Farrell will reprise his role from the film as the character.
DC CINEMA - From WeGotThisCovered: The DC Comics film, "Shazam! Fury of the Gods" has a new release date. It is moving from Summer 2023 to Dec. 16, 2022 - the same day as "Avatar 2."
From WeGotThisCovered: The DC Comics film, "Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom" is moving its release date from Dec. 16, 2022 to March 17, 2023.
From WeGotThisCovered: DC Comics films are changing release dates: "DC League of Superpets" moves to July 29, 2022, and "Black Adam" moves to October 21, 2022.
SONY MARVEL U - From Deadline: Actor Christopher Abbot ("Catch-22") has joined Sony Pictures' Marvel Comics character movie, "Kraven the Hunter," as the film's main villain, "The Foreigner."
DARK HORSE - From THR: Filmmaker and sometime comic book writer, Kevin Smith, is launching a line of comic books via Dark Horse Comics. Called "Secret Stash Press," some of the titles will feature characters from some of Smith's films.
THE BATMAN - THR: "The Batman" opens with an estimated gross of $128.5 million to win the 3/4 to 3/6/2022 weekend box office.
From Here: I Reads You's (and "Negromancer) review of "The Batman."
From DCBlog: The DC Comics blog rounds up the "Easter eggs" in "The Batman."
From Variety: "The Batman" director Matt Reeves says that actor Colin Farrell was NOT supposed to be so unrecognizable as "Penguin."
From Variety: "The Batman" director Matt Reeves says that ending in Arkham Asylum does not mean that HE will be in the sequel...
From Deadline: "The Batman" looks at a $250+ million dollar debut at the worldwide box office.
From Variety: "The Batman" director Matt Reeves could not attend the film's world premiere at Lincoln Center in New York because he tested positive for COVID-19.
: "How ‘The Batman
’ Director Matt Reeves
Made a $200 Million Bet on Robert Pattinson
’s Darker Knight,"
DC CINEMA - From ScreenRant: Warner Bros. president Toby Emmerich says that the strength of DC Comics movies like "The Batman" lies in their filmmaker-driven approach.
MARVEL/TRAILERS - From GamesRadar: The Zeb Wells-John Romita, Jr. relaunch, "The Amazing Spider-Man #1," has a trailer.
DARK HORSE - From BleedingCool: Dark Horse Comics will publish the autobiography of "Watchmen" artist, Dave Gibbons, entitled "Dave Gibbons' Confabulation: An Anecdotal Autobiograhy." Written by Gibbons and Tim Pilcher, the book will also contain Gibbons' side of his break-up with "Watchmen" co-creator Alan Moore.
BOOM STUDIOS - From PreviewsWorld: The site interviews television writer-producer LaToya Morgan ("The Walking Dead") about her fantastic comic book miniseries, "Dark Blood."
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Ablaze announces two new titles from the Pacific Rim. There is the Korean Webtoon, "Heavenly Demon Reborn!" and the "Shonen Jump" title, "BLITZ."
COMICS - BleedingCool: AMC Networks has started its own comic book division, MC Networks Publishing. Metallica guitarist, Kirk Hammett, will be writing one of the debut titles.
SONY MARVEL U - From Deadline: Hot off her historic win at the 2022 SAG Awards, actress Ariana DeBose has joined the cast of Sony Picture's "Kraven the Hunter" film as the Marvel Comics' character, "Calypso," a voodoo priestess.
BRITISH COMICS - From BleedingCool: Alan Moore and Ian Gibson's "The Ballad of Halo Jones" is comprised of three books. Rebellion will collect them in an omnibus edition due in January 2023.
COMICS - From BleedingCool: Lunar Distribution will also distribute titles from Vault Comics, beginning May 2022. However, Vault will continue its relationship with Diamond Comic Distributors.
MANGA - From ComicBook: "Fire Force" and "Soul Eater" creator, Atsushi Ohkubo, might not be retiring after all.
: "The Batman
" star Robert Pattinson
says that "The Batman" is a "sad movie" and that Bruce Wayne
is a "weirdo."
: Robert Pattinson
guarantees comic book movie fans will know Matt Reeves
’ “The Batman
” is unlike any other Batman movie ever made as soon as they see the opening shot.
FEBRUARY 2022 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
MARCH 2022 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
APRIL 2022 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
: DC Comics Batman's "Shadow War Crossover" for April 2022
: Marvel Comics' "Star Wars" for April 2022
MAY 2022 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
: Marvel Comics "Hulk Vs Thor: Banner of War" for May 2022
: Marvel Comics "X-Men" solicitations for May 2022
JUNE 2022 COMICS SOLICITATIONS:
: Hero Collector DC Comics Graphic Novels for June 2022