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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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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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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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: Discount Comic Book Service Christina and Cameron Merkler Credit: Discount Comic Book Service The coronavirus pandemic has affected everyone, and put a squeeze on the entire comics industry, causing North American distributor, Diamond, to suspend delivery of all comics for the month of April (and possibly beyond). Newsarama has spoken to several retailers about
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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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Credit: Dark Horse Comics 47 Ronin TPMike Richardson (W) and Stan Sakai (A/Cover)On sale Aug 12FC, 152 pages$19.99TP, 6” x 9”The tale of these samurai and their epic mission to avenge their wronged master is the story of Japan. Opening with the tragic incident that sealed the fate of Lord Asano, 47 Ronin follows a dedicated group
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Humanoids has provided a five-page preview of next week’s OGN In Vitro, an in-depth and funny portrayal of a couple’s experiences with in vitro fertilization (IVF). IN VITRO GN(W) William Roy (A) William RoyA newly wedded couple is full of life, love, and inspiration. They have everything they’ve always wanted except a child. From unsuccessful
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Dark Horse Logo Credit: Dark Horse Mike Richardson Credit: CarlaVanWagoner / Shutterstock.com Dark Horse Comics have joined in the growing chorus of publishers that are changing their upcoming releases in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic effects on Direct Market comic book retailers. In a letter sent out to retailers Wednesday morning, Dark
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Credit: Marvel Studios With Chinese movie theaters starting to reopen following nationwide shutdowns due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, theater operators are planning a re-release of several Western blockbuster films to help get people back into their seats and kickstart the Chinese film economy. According to the Hollywood Reporter, Chinese theaters will re-release all four Avengers
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Credit: Artists Writers & Artisans Credit: Artists, Writers & Artisans The recently-launched publisher Artists, Writers & Artisans (AWA) is adapting to the changing marketplace and continuing their upcoming releases – even without the Direct Market. In response to Diamond Comic Distributors’ decision to suspend the distribution of new comic books in April, AWA has partnered
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Image Comics’ Chew series return with a follow up by writer/co-creator John Layman and incoming artist Dan Boultwood. Check out a preview of the first issue, solicited for June 17. CHU #1WRITER: JOHN LAYMANARTIST / COVER: DAN BOULTWOODJUNE 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99“THE FIRST COURSE,” Part OneTONY CHU is a
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Credit: Clayton Crain (DC) Credit: Marvel Comics X-Men/Fantastic Four #3Written by Chip ZdarskyArt by Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Ransom Getty, Laura Martin, Andrew Crossley and Peter PantazisLettering by Joe CaramagnaPublished by Marvel ComicsReview by Justin Partridge‘Rama Rating: 5 out of 10 All roads lead to Doom Island in X-Men/Fantastic Four #3. Though servicably written by
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Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Adam Hughes (Marvel Comics) Thanks to her central role in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow has risen to become one of Marvel’s most recognizable superheroes – and now, as her film prepares for eventual release (postponed from its planned May 1 opening due to coronavirus), Marvel Comics is also prepping
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By Pierce Lydon, Best Shots Reviewer March 25, 2020 02:00pm ET Credit: Leinil Francis Yu/Sunny Gho/Clayton Cowles (Marvel Comics) Credit: Leinil Francis Yu/Sunny Gho/Clayton Cowles (Marvel Comics) X-Men #9Written by Jonathan HickmanArt by Leinil Francis Yu and Sunny GhoLettering by Clayton CowlesPublished by Marvel Comics‘Rama Rating: 7 out of 10 One of my favorite things
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Credit: StevePhotos/Shutterstock With Monday’s announcement that Diamond Comic Distributors will be suspending delivery of new comics as of April 1, comic book retailers across the country are expecting to shut their doors. And most believe publishers should not release content digitally until the direct market returns. Digital Conundrum Credit: Lee Weeks (DC Comics)/Shutterstock   “I
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Slice-of-life anime Laid-Back Camp will be back for Season 2 next January! Two laid-back teaser visuals have been released, the first showing the girls looking out over the bay at night, and the second with them running towards Mt. Fuji. Adapted from Afro’s manga, Laid-Back Camp revolves around the everyday lives of high school girls
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