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The fate of the world may be at stake in this week’s matchup, but the question is…which world? “Versus Live!” is going multiversal with a battle drawn from two of DC’s most popular alternate universes: Flashpoint Batman vs. Red Son Superman! Will this Man of Steel’s Soviet upbringing result in a victory for the people?
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The upcoming Spider-Geddon event from Marvel will bring together all the remaining Spider-heroes, but one of them, the mech-based hero known as Sp//dr, won’t see their original creator come along for the ride. Jake Wyatt, the artist who originally created Peni Parker and her Sp//dr mech, was slated to do the art for Edge of Spider-Geddon #2 (which focuses
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A recently rediscovered trove of unpublished Monty Python material is about to be made public by the British Library – including two sketches written for Monty Python and the Holy Grail. And there was much rejoicing. According to London’s The Times, Python Michael Palin offered up his private archive to the library last year to
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CHRIS UMINGA Christopher Uminga is a Connecticut based painter and illustrator finds influence in classic movies, Saturday morning cartoons, graffiti and low brow/outsider art throughout his work. Uminga is known for his style which manages to capture the essence of iconic characters while rendering them in an imaginative blend of “creepy and cute.” HAINANU “NOOLIGAN”
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Spotify, the music-streaming giant, has partnered with Archie Comics to adapt the publisher’s stories for a video series. The first six issues of 2015’s Archie reboot are now available as motion comics on the platform. The six-episode series is being adapted from Mark Waid and Fiona Staples’ acclaimed 2015 revamp of the company’s flagship title.
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Today DC launches THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN: PART 1, a new Digital First series following the digital release of The Death of Superman animated film from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The new series comes from famed Superman writer Louise “Weezie” Simonson, and kicking off art duties is superstar WONDER WOMAN ’77 artist, Cat Staggs, followed in subsequent chapters
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Popular toy collectible manufacturing company Funko made a splash earlier this summer when it announced that it was bringing the fun back in breakfast by releasing an exclusive line of cereal boxes that contained an old school toy inside. The initial wave, which featured such themes as Mega Man, Freddy Krueger and Gollum, all featured
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Crowdfunding is based on trust, and most of the time it works. The “Publishers Weekly: Crowdfunding Ethics and Evolution” panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego, moderated by Publishers Weekly editor Calvin Reid, was on hand to talk about what happens when it doesn’t work. “Failure is a good teacher,” said attorney Jeff Trexler. According
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A behind-the-scenes photo from the set of Gotham teases the return of The Court of Owls in the DC Comics-based series’ fifth and final season. Posted on Instagram, a group poses for a candid picture dressed in hoods and bird-like masks, and brandishing a few weapons. RELATED: Gotham Star Responds to Titans Trailer’s Batman Diss The Court
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Simpsons Comics, the 25-year-old flagship title of Matt Groening’s Bongo Comics, will end in October with its 245th issue. this October. The news was announced last week at Comic-Con International, and confirmed Thursday on the company’s Facebook page. RELATED: The Simpsons Head to “Geriatric Park” in Treehouse of Horror Poster “It’s a heartfelt series farewell
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It’s a battle of Amazon against Atlantean, as two of DC’s biggest heroines of the page and screen take the stage in this week’s “Versus Live!” Nerdist’s Jessica Chobot drops in to defend Diana, while IGN’s Joshua Yehl makes the case for the fiery Mera. Both are princesses. Both are warriors. But only one can
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The manga industry panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego kicked off with two announcements of new licenses, both classic series that have never been published in English before: Fantagraphics will publish Moto Hagio’s The Poe Clan, and the digital publisher Media Do will publish 31 volumes of Keisuke Itagaki’s martial arts manga Baki in
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Ted Adams, the co-founder and longtime CEO of IDW Publishing, has stepped down from his role as CEO of IDW Media Holdings, with former Paramount TV chairman Kerry McCluggage set to succeed him. Adams will take a sabbatical, but plans to return shortly in a more creative role at IDW. RELATED: IDW, Marvel Team for
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