COMICS - From CBR: Spanish comic book artist, Carlos Pacheco, has revealed that he has been diagnosed with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), also known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease" (named after the famous New York Yankees legend who died of it). Pacheco is best known for the maxi-series, "Avengers Forever" and for his work on titles featuring such characters as Captain America, the Justice League, and the X-Men.
DARK HORSE COMICS TO TV - From Deadline: Netflix has decided not to go forward with its 8-episode series based on Matt Wagner's "Grendel" comic book. Apparently, the bulk of the series has already been filmed, but the producers can shop the series around.
MANGA - From BleedingCool: Yen Press will publish an English-language edition of the manga, "The Summer Hikaru Died," from creator Mokumokuren. Both the manga and its creator are rising in popularity. Yen Press will announce the release date sometime in the future.
COMICS - From NBCWashington: Thieves steal tens of thousands of dollars worth of rare comic books from Victory Comics in Falls Church, Virginia.
DC COMICS - From MSNCBR: DC Comics will give it another try with a six-issue miniseries, "The Sandman Universe: Dead Boy Detectives," due this December.
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Former DC Comics' boss Paul Levitz is writing his first comic book series for Marvel Comics. It is a limited series, "Avengers War Across Time," and it is set during the early days of the Avengers. Alan Davis will draw the comic book.
DC CINEMA - From Variety: In a surprise bit of news, Warner Bros. announced that it is making a sequel to its 2005 film, Constantine, with Keanu Reeves returning as John Constantine. The HBO Max TV series that was being developed by J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot has apparently been scrapped.
DC TV - From TVLine: Actor Chad L. Coleman will play DC Comics villain, "Bruno Mannheim," on the third season of The CW's "Superman & Lois." Coleman previously played "Tobias Church" on The CW's "Arrow."
EN MEMORIAM - From BleedingCool: Comic book artist, Eric Jones, has died at the age of 51, Saturday, September 10, 2021. He was the frequent collaborator of writer Landry Q. Jones. Together, they created the comic books, "Little Gloomy" (Slave Labor Graphics) and "Danger Club" (Image Comics). Jones and Walker also produced the six-issue miniseries, "Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the Eighth Grade."
DC COMICS - From DCBlog: September 17th marks "Batman Day 2022, and there will be a global celebration.
DC FILM - From DCBlog: There is a new trailer for DC Film's "Black Adam," which is due in theaters Oct. 21st.
IMAGE COMICS TO TV - From CBR: Amazon has cancelled its Prime Video television series adaptation of "Paper Girls," the graphic novel series from writer Brian K. Vaughn and artist Cliff Chiang. Series production company, Legendary Television, will shop "Paper Girls" around to other outlets.
EN MEMORIAM - From TCJ: Comics artist and underground cartoonist, Diane Noomin, has died at the age of 75, Thursday, September 1, 2022. She was the editor of the anthology title, "Twisted Sisters," and her work appeared in Underground Comix titles such as "Wimmen's Comix," "Young Lust," and "Weirdo." Her best known comics character was "Didi Glitz," which first appeared in "Short Order Comix #2 (1974). Noomin's spouse was acclaimed American cartoonist, Bill Griffith, the creator of comic strip character, "Zippy the Pinhead."
MARVEL - From BleedingCool: Marvel Comics announces its latest round of "Stormbreakers," eight artists who will receive exclusive contracts.
IMAGE COMICS - From Variety: Comic book writer Rodney Barnes, of "Killadelphia" and "Nita Hawes' Nightmare Blog," and the upcoming "Blacula" original graphic novel, has made "Variety's" list of the most impactful producers of scripted TV for the year 2022. Barnes co-wrote and was one of the executive producers of HBO's hit miniseries, "Winning Time: The Rise of the Lakers Dynasty."
DC TV - From DCBlog: "Stargirl" star, Brec Bassinger, talks about the upcoming third season of The CW series based on the DC Comics charactere.
MARVEL - From Marvel: Marvel Comics celebrates "Letterer Appreciation Day 2022."
DC COMICS - From Deadline: DC Comics' virtual event, "DC Fandome," is not happening this year.
HELP - From BleedingCool: There is a public appeal by Neil Gaiman and others to help raise money for former Vertigo Comics writer, Rachel Pollack ("Doom Patrol").
LGBTQ+ - From Time: Author Maia Kobabe expresses relief because a court ruled that sale of eir (their) graphic novel, "Gender Queer," cannot be restricted in Virginia.
MARVEL - From THR: The site has a first look at Alex Ross' upcoming graphic novel, "Fantastic Four: Full Color" (Abrams ComicsArts/Marvel Arts) and interviews the artist.
FRANK MILLER - From BleedingCool: The "Frank Miller Presents" ashcan will get a second printing. It had a 12,000 first printing which was allocated to comic book stores.