Social distancing and the ongoing need to sequester oneself in order to avoid the spread of COVID-19 has left some comic readers searching for escapism. For some readers, however, comics that reflect the current predicament provide a more appealing alternative than forgetting the world outside your door. Enter Beth Barnett’s Social Distancing: Life in the
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Welcome back Studio Coffee Folks! We’ve actually got a handful of pretty normal entertainment headlines today with Michael Bay and Anne Hathaway booking more biz – along with some very COVID-related ones, specifically looking at Bob Iger’s Disneypaycut and John Krasinski’s disgustingly kind news show featuring a tiny The Office reunion. That and more, right here! And, in case you missed
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By Joey Edsall, Best Shots Reviewer March 31, 2020 02:50pm ET Credit: Veronica Fish/Andy Fish/Jack Morelli (Archie Comics) Credit: Veronica Fish/Andy Fish/Jack Morelli (Archie Comics) Sabrina: Something Wicked #1Written by Kelly ThompsonArt by Veronica Fish and Andy FishLettering by Jack MorelliPublished by Archie ComicsReview by Joey Edsall‘Rama Rating: 8 out of 10 Credit: Veronica Fish/Andy
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Credit: Alex Raymond (King Features Syndicate) Alex Raymond's original Sunday comic strip artwork for the first <strong>Flash Gordon</strong> appearance has sold for a record-setting price of $480,000 according to the auctioneer Profiles in History. The piece was sold at an auction held on Tuesday. </div> <figcaption class="fig-cap" id="nointelliTXT" readability="2"> Flash Gordon #1 original art <cite
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Rap battle franchise Hypnosis Mic has released a new trailer for its TV anime adaptation, Rhyme Anima! The trailer was unveiled at the end of the “Six Shots Until the Dome” live concert, which was broadcast exclusively on the AbemaTV Hypnosis Mic Channel on Mar. 29. Performed by Division All Stars, the members of the
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Credit: Sony Pictures Marvel Studios postponed May's <em>Black Widow</em> indefinitely, Warner Bros. pushed back June's <em>Wonder Woman</em> two months to August and now Sony has taken a third tact - pushing their 2020 superhero tentpole <strong>Morbius</strong> from July 31 to 2021 due to the coronavirus crisis.&nbsp; The Jared Leto-starrer was pushed to its new date
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Credit: Netflix Netflix is not renewing its adaptation of IDW Publishing's <strong>October Faction</strong> for a second season,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/v-wars-october-faction-canceled-at-netflix-1287449">according</a>&nbsp;to <em>The Hollywood Reporter</em>. The supernatural mystery series, based on the comic book by Steve Niles and Damian Worm, will not return for season 2 at the streaming service. This cancelation&nbsp;<a href="https://www.newsarama.com/49636-locke-key-renewed-for-season-2-on-netflix.html">follows Netflix's renewal</a> of a different supernatural
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Sanrio franchise Show By Rock!! is getting a new TV anime titled Show By Rock!! Stars!! The key visual for the series features Rikao, a member of the band Yokazenohorizon, which will appear in the TV anime for the first time. Fans can also expect the return of familiar faces like Howan of Mashumairesh, Cyan
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The coronavirus pandemic has posed a major problem for sports fans. With people around the country forced to practice social distancing, there just isn’t much for fans to watch. Increasingly, Fox Sports 1 has started to lean on esports programming to fill in for professional sports. The latest such experiment is the Madden NFL Invitational.
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Credit: DC DC plans to continue digital distribution of its weekly comic books despite the stoppage of its print comic books' release due to the <a href="https://www.newsarama.com/49539-diamond-steve-geppi-officially-announce-explain-shutdown.html">Diamond Comic Distributor's shutdown</a>, according to the publisher's Director of Marketing Services Adam Phillips.&nbsp;In DC's private Facebook page for Direct Market comics book retailers, Phillips confirmed the decision -
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On Saturday afternoon, DC Entertainment finally released a statement to retailers about their plans to deal with the ongoing Coronavirus crisis. While brief, the statement alludes to more details to be announced on a potential “multi-distributor model to provide us with the flexibility needed.” With Diamond Distribution currently not shipping new product, this could have
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The first week of Shut In Theater is complete, and that means it’s time for the weekend! We asked the Beat staff to share the comics they’ll be reading. Let us know what you’re digging into in the comments! JOE GRUNENWALD: I have a stack of books I got for my birthday last month, including Frogcatchers
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Credit: BOOM! Studios </div> <figcaption class="fig-cap" id="nointelliTXT"> Morgan Perry <cite class="fig-credit">Credit: BOOM! Studios </cite> </figcaption> </figure> BOOM! Studios has halted the printing and release of all of its single issue comic books in print and digital, but is forging ahead with plans to release its OGNs and collections through other functioning distributors - as well
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