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Credit: Source Point Press BACKFIRED #1 (MR)(W) Dave Pantano (A) Diego ToroHollywood has come calling, and they’ve given Wally McDermott five days to perfect the pitch for his comic, Backfire! If he can conquer writer’s block, a relationship in disarray, and a villainous scoundrel of his own creation, he might just stand a chance… might…
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Credit: Oni Press INVISIBLE DIFFERENCES ASPERGERS LIVING LIFE FULL COLOR HC(W) Julie Dachez (A/CA) Mademoiselle CarolineMeet Marguerite. She feels awkward, struggling every day to stay productive at work and keep up appearances with friends. She’s sensitive, irritable at times. She makes her environment a fluffy, comforting cocoon, alienating her boyfriend. The everyday noise and stimuli
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Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Marvel Comics has informed retailers that Champions #2 has been postponed three weeks, and is now estimated for a May 27 release. It was originally solicited to come out May 6. The broader question of when or how any of Marvel’s upcoming titles will be released after Diamond Comic
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Credit: DC DC has released a trailer for Gotham High, Melissa De La Cruz, Thomas Pitilli, Miquel Muerto, and Troy Peteri’s upcoming YA graphic novel set around a teen version of Bruce Wayne and friends. Here’s the trailer: [embedded content] Gotham High is scheduled to release in bookstores April 7 through their distributor, Penguin Random
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Credit: TKO Publisher TKO, known for titles such as The Banks, Sentient, and The Fearsome Doctor Fang, is helping direct market retailers fight back against financial hardship by offering 50% of profits from its online sales directly to comic stores.  Direct market comic book stores currently face unprecedented challenges thanks to mandated closures and decreased customers
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Credit: Golden Apple Comics The city of Los Angeles is reportedly toughening up its restrictions on “non-essential” business operations, threatening to shut off water and power to businesses that are not in compliance. This includes comic stores that were offering curbside service, at least according to two L.A. retailers. Collector’s Paradise, with two stores in
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Credit: American Library Association Press Release In the midst of cancelled conventions, closures, and many other rapid changes to the way libraries and library staff work, the Graphic Novels & Comics Round Table (GNCRT) is going virtual! The GNCRT will spotlight online comic reading and recommendations, resources and toolkits, and other #libcomix content virtually through
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Credit: Titan Comics TV/FILM BLADE RUNNER 2019 #9Writers: Michael Green, Mike JohnsonArtist: Andres GuinaldoFC • 32pp • $3.99On Sale June 10, 2020Cover Artists: Tommy Lee Edwards (CVR A), Syd Mead (CVR B), Andres Guinaldo (CVR C), George Caltsoudas (CVR D), Tommy Lee Edwards B&W Variant (CVR E)Return to the original world of Blade Runner 2019
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Credit: DC Greetings, ‘Rama readers! Ready for your ellets? Best Shots has your back with this week’s Rapid-Fire Reviews! Let’s kick off today’s column with Mischievous Matthew Sibley, who takes a look at Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler… Credit: Marvel Comics Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler #1 (Published by Marvel Comics; Review by Matthew Sibley; ‘Rama Rating: 7 out
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Credit: Veronica Fish (New Wave Comics) Credit: Greg Smallwood (New Wave Comics) A new hero is on the comic book scene – the Black Ghost. But he’s been murdered. Scratch. A newer hero is on the comic book scene now – the Black Ghost. And she‘s just getting started. The first collection of crime writers
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Credit: Marvel Comics ABC once planned an animated Daredevil TV series starring Matt Murdock fighting crime as his horn-headed alter ego alongside his seeing eye dog/sidekick Lightning, a German Shepherd. But the show was scuttled, with NBC also considering it before it was finally shelved all together. Now, Marvel Executive Editor Tom Brevoort has confirmed
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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment BETTIE PAGE #1Writer: Karla PachecoArt: Vincenzo FedericiCover A: Junggeun YoonCover B: KanoCover C: Joseph Michael LinsnerCover D: Riki Le Cotey CosplayCover E: Bettie Page PhotoPrice: $3.99Page Count: 32 PagesON SALE DATE: 6/3/2020ALL-NEW SERIES from writer KARLA PACHECO (Spider-Woman) and artist VINCENZO FEDERICI (Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep)!Stunning starlet Bettie Page has signed on
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Amazing Spider-Man #1 Credit: Marvel Comics Writer Rick Remender has been using the ongoing Coronavirus quarantine to share material from his previous work, including unseen pitch documents from his time at Marvel Comics for stories he didn’t wind up telling. Alongside a look at an X-Men run that didn’t come to pass, Remender has shared
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Dark Horse Logo Credit: Dark Horse Following Diamond Comic Distributors’ announcement that they will not distribute comic books to retailers starting on April 1, Dark Horse has stated they will not release any monthly comic books digitally until they are widely available in print as well. Dark Horse founder/publisher/co-owner Mike Richardson followed up Dark Horse’s previous
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Marvel Cinematic Universe Class Photo Credit: Marvel Studios For theater exhibitors around the world, it’d be hard to argue against the about-to-celebrate-its-12th-anniversary Marvel Cinematic Universe being the ‘MVP’ of movie franchises in 2020.  With 23 films over those 12 years that sport an average worldwide box office of over $980 million, and plans for four
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Anya Taylor-Joy Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com Charlize Theron as Imperator Furiosa from ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Credit: Warner Bros. New Mutants co-star Anya Taylor-Joy has met with Mad Max writer/director/creator George Miller and auditioned for a major role in a planned spin-off centered on Charlize Theron’s Imperator Furiosa character from 2015’s Mad Max:
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Credit: CW CW has postponed the season finale of The Flash alongside several other of its non-DC shows, according to Variety. Production for Flash was previously put on hold due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Variety reports that Flash has enough episodes filmed to air uninterrupted through May 19,after which CW will put the show on hold with
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Credit: DC Universe DC has decided to postpone the debut of its upcoming live-action series Stargirl. Previously announced to debut May 11, the Geoff Johns-led series will now debut on DC Universe May 18 – with a CW broadcast on May 19. DC did not disclose the reason for the change. Stargirl remains scheduled to
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