Amanda Conner Credit: Paperfilms Amanda Conner has been named as the 2019 recipient of the Joe Kubert Distinguished Storyteller Award. Handed out by Lloyd Briggery Saturday at the Comic Con Revolution event in Ontario, California, the award is intended to recognize “outstanding comic book creators who exemplify both Joe Kubert’s artistic talent and his commitment
Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Marvel Comics has unveiled the solicitation information for the August and September entries in its “Acts of Evil” annuals. In August and September, Deadpool, She-Hulk, Wolverine, Moon Knight, Venom and more will be pitted against villains such as Nightmare, Bullseye, Arcade, Kang, and others. Here’s the
Credit: Marvel Studios Raven-Symoné has been cast to voice Valkyrie in Disney XD’s Guardians of the Galaxy: Mission Breakout animated series. She’ll debut in an episode that brings the Guardians to Knowhere. “I am a Marvel [fan] and I am a comic book fan and I’m a super fan of Guardians of the Galaxy,” Symoné told HollywoodLife. “What
A musical based on classic 1980s film Back to the Future is set to debut 2020, as reported in to Playbill. Back to the Future: The Musical will run at the Manchester Opera House from February 20, 2020 through May 17, 2020 with a run at a theater in London’s West End to follow. Theater actor Olly
Credit: DC Universe DC Universe has released the pilot for its Doom Patrol series to stream for free on a variety of platforms ahead of the first season finale. The Doom Patrol pilot is now available on DC’s YouTube Channel, IGN or IGN’s YouTube Channel, Rotten Tomatoes and WatchMojo. The pilot will be available starting May 17
Credit: DC DC’s full August 2019 solicitations will be released at 5pm ET Friday afternoon, but to hold you over until then, check out August’s solicits for Batman #76 and Batman #77, the latest chapters in Tom King’s “City of Bane” story arc. Credit: DC Credit: DC BATMAN #76written by TOM KINGart and cover by
Credit: Butcher Billy (Image Comics) Credit: Butcher Billy (Image Comics) Press Release Image Comics’ acclaimed crime and music mash-up, Gunning For Hits, will have a new cover by internationally renowned pop artist Butcher Billy. Mash-ups are the Butcher’s specialty, frequently combining 80s music figures and comic book imagery, making him the perfect cover artist for
Credit: Jay Anacleto (Marvel Comics) Credit: Jay Anacleto (Marvel Comics) Age of Conan: Valeria expands Marvel’s Conan line this August with the return of a fan-favorite Robert E. Howard character, Valeria of the story “Red Nails”. Former Wonder Woman writer Meredith Finch and former Red Sonja artist Aneke will create the five-issue limited series, with
Brian Bendis’ major Action Comics Leviathan Rising story leading to the six-issue Event Leviathan series continues in May 29th’s 80-page Superman: Leviathan Rising Special #1. Here’s an early preview of a story from the special by Bendis and Yanick Paquette featuring Lois, Clark – who gets kidnapped (it makes sense, trust us) – and a certain guest-villain from
Press Release BURBANK, CA – (May 17, 2019) – DC continues to show fans that it’s good to be bad as the “YEAR OF THE VILLAIN” rolls on this summer! “Dark Gifts” is the featured theme for August, as the vilest villains in the DC Universe take up Lex Luthor’s offer to be the ultimate
Timothée Chalamet may be an “of the moment” choice for the role of a Dick Grayson in his early 20s, but we can’t unsee it and we can’t unsay it – and actually, It makes a lot of sense. Chalamet’s star making turn in coming-of-age drama Call Me By Your Name comes to mind, and
Joker is Batman’s guiding light in this preview (via dccomics.com) of May 29’s Batman: Last Knight on Earth #1. BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH #1written by SCOTT SNYDERart by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPIONcover by GREG CAPULLOvariant cover by JOCKBruce Wayne wakes up in Arkham Asylum. Young. Sane.And…he was never Batman.So begins this sprawling tale
DC Comics’ August 2019 solicitations are here, and with them we’ve got a gallery of all of DC’s August comic book covers. You can get the detailed picture of what DC has in store for August in the full solicitations right here. Got a comment? There’s lots of conversation on Newsarama’s FACEBOOK and TWITTER!
Check out all of DC’s new August 2019 comic book covers in gallery form here. THE BATMAN WHO LAUGHS #7written by SCOTT SNYDERart and cover by JOCKvariant cover by DAVID FINCHIt’s the final showdown between Batman and the Batman Who Laughs…but how do you defeat a foe who knows your every instinct and every move?
Credit: DC Credit: DC Justice League #24took the betrayal by Batman a step further, as his alliance with the World Forger has not only doomed Superman, but has given him the power him to re-program the entire Justice League with his “final Bat-suit.” Written by Scott Snyder with art and co-plotting by Jorge Jimenez, Justice
Credit: Amazon Amazon has canceled The Tick after two seasons. The Tick‘s creator, Ben Edlund, tweeted the news. “I’m sorry to say Amazon has chosen not to proceed with [The Tick],” reads Edlund’s post. “I’m not sorry to say I love this show, its cast, its story, and its message. Destiny demands that my compatriots
Credit: DC Universe A new teaser for DC Universe’s Swamp Thing series has bubbled up on the show’s official Twitter account. Check it out: Alec Holland is determined to find out what lurks in the swamp. #DCUSWAMPTHING series premiere on May 31, only on @TheDCUniverse. https://t.co/pXEEc65oVX pic.twitter.com/Gw5bRjgoZA — Swamp Thing (@DCUSwampThing) May 16, 2019 Swamp
Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Grown-ish star Yara Shahidi has joined the voice cast of Audible Audio drama Stan Lee’s Alliances: A Trick of Light, according to The Hollywood Reporter. A Trick of Light follows Nia and Cameron, two young people who embark on a mysterious adventure when Cameron gains the power to see into another world. “I’m
Credit: CW EW is reporting that the next CW Arrowverse crossover “Crisis on Infinite Earths” will be the network’s largest yet, crossing over Arrow, The Flash, Supergirl, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, and Batwoman, airing over five hours and over two quarters, as announced by the CW at its upfront prresentation to advertisers in New York Thursday.
Credit: Olivier Coipel (Image Comics/Netflix) James Wan Credit: Kathy Hutchins / Shutterstock.com Aquaman director James Wan has signed on to co-executive produce Netflix’s TV adaptation of Mark Millar and Olivier Coipel’s The Magic Order and direct the first episode, according to Variety. Wan will executive produce under his Atomic Monster banner alongside Lindsey Beers, screenwriter of Paramount’s
Credit: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Credit: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released the first full press release and trailer for Warner Bros. Animation’s Batman: Hush arriving July 20 on digital platforms and August 13 on home media formats. The announcment reveals the voice cast and enhanced content features. “An adaptation of
Credit: Joe Bennett (DC Comics) A Deathstroke animated series is coming to the CW digital platform CW Seed, according to Deadline. The announcement was reportedly made during the CW’s upfront presentation by network President Mark Pedowitz. Deathstroke will reportedly will be similar in format to CW Seed’s previous Vixen and The Ray animated series. It’s unclear if actor
Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Press Release The Fantastic Four Get New Adventures In All-New Special Series! New York, NY—May 16, 2019—Last year, Marvel introduced the wildly popular Web of Venom series – a series of quarterly specials featuring new and exciting stories about the deadly symbiote that included some of the industry’s best
Credit: Marvel Studios A number of Marvel Studios actors and filmmakers are set to be honored with Disney Legend status, to be awarded at Disney’s upcoming D23 expo. Chief among the honorees is Robert Downey, Jr.,who recently wrapped a decade long tenure as Iron Man, the MCU’s flagship character. Iron Man director Jon Favreau will
Credit: John Romita Jr./Danny Miki/Alex Sinclair (DC/Black Label) Credit: DC Credit: DC Superman: Year One #1Written by Frank MillerArt by John Romita, Jr., Danny Miki and Alex SinclairLettering by John WorkmanPublished by DC ComicsReview by David Pepose‘Rama Rating: 7 out of 10Release Date: June 9, 2019 There are few creative teams in comics that bring
Credit: DC Credit: DC Credit: DC Neal Adams returns to DC this fall to write and draw Batman vs. Ra’s Al Ghul, a six-issue series tying into DC’s “Year of the Villain” event. “…Adams shows a Gotham City under siege by terrorists, with Batman determined to find the source,” reads DC’s description of the series.
Credit: Antarctic Press Cookie and the Kid #2 (of 5) (miniseries, full color, 32 pgs., $3.99 U.S.)Story/Art: Alex KosakowskiBombs away! Cookie the elf and his best friend, Mutt, are supposed help Sylva, another young elf, put the finishing touches on her trebuchet so maybe it can catapult the human child out of the faerie world
Described succinctly by writer Frank Miller on DCComics.com as “Superman arrives. Nothing will be the same,” the upcoming Superman: Year One #1 reunites him with frequent collaborator John Romita Jr. to tell an all-new, all-different version of Superman’s origin. Here is a first look at #1, due out June 19. SUPERMAN YEAR ONE #1written by
Credit: Marvel Comics “This Is Forever” continues to cut a swath through the last remaining X-Men in this week’s Uncanny X-Men #18 from Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Villa, Juan Vlasco, Craig Yeung, and Guru-eFX, and claims multiple lives in fairly definitive fashion. With the death of at least one more fan-favorite character now on the books,
Jemaine Clement Credit: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock.com Jemaine Clement has signed on to play marine biologist Dr. Ian Garvin in the upcoming Avatar films. First reported by Variety, Clement is someone director James Cameron said he’s been following for years. “I’ve loved Jemaine’s work for years and I’m really pumped that he’s joining our