Month: August 2019

According to a new report, a new Nintendo Direct is coming soon, like, real soon, meaning plenty of Nintendo Switch news on the horizon. More specifically, according to a new rumor/report, a new Nintendo Direct is happening next week. When exactly next week, isn’t divulged, but given that Nintendo is willing to hold Directs on
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Yet another celebrity or production company has asked an entire community of professionals to work for free. We see this all too often: creative people being asked to produce work with no guarantee of payment. Oh wait, sorry. They are asked to work for “exposure.” Well, the artists aren’t having it anymore, and former basketball
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Credit: Clayton Crain (Marvel Comics) Credit: Clayton Crain (Marvel Comics) Marvel Comics have released a teaser for December’s Venom #21 which refers a classic Amazing Spider-Man storyline featuring Venom. The teaser image starts with “Alas….” then features  a humanoid skull being enveloped by a black symbiote. It’s floating above an island, which is referenced in
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Bloodshot #1 Writer: Tim SeeleyArtist: Brett BoothColorist: Andrew DalhouseLetterer: Dave SharpePublisher: Valiant Mercenaries steal things and threaten people everyday, but individuals in the real world don’t have Bloodshot there to protect them. Half superhero and half technological-boogeyman, Bloodshot is back in a new comic book series that sees the rampaging hero do everything in his
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Credit: Phil Noto (Marvel Comics) Marvel Comics’ Star Wars #72 have been pushed back three weeks. Originally solicited to come out September 18, the book has now been postponed to an expected October 2 release. The publisher has not released any cover art or interior art for this issue. This was planned to be the
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Following a series of sexual misconduct allegations against prominent men in the gaming industry this week, writer and editor Laura Hudson came forward on Twitter with similar accusations against writer Brian Wood, who is currently writing several series for Dark Horse Comics. Hudson alleges that when she once met Wood at a bar, he grabbed her
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Credit: Milkfed Criminal Masterminds Lauren Sankovitch Credit: Jacob Chabot (Marvel Comics) Lauren Sankovitch has stepped down as Managing Editor of Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matt Fraction’s Milkfed Criminal Masterminds. Sankovitch has worked for the comics/tv/film production company since January 2015, editing the two writers’ creator-owned titles. Sankovitch previously worked at Marvel Comics from 2007 to
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Welcome back to The Beat‘s weekly crowdfunding comics round-up! Each week we’ll spotlight comics projects we think would be a great investment, whether it’s a one-shot story or a sprawling anthology. In this week’s round-up, we have the haunting horror tale Tomb of the White Horse, an anthology of hopeful stories of life after catastrophe,
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Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Marvel Comics has informed retailers that they’re revising the art team on four upcoming issues of various ongoing titles. Ig Guara and Jose Carlos are taking over October 9’s Miles Morales: Spider-Man #11, replacing series artist Javier Garron. Future Foundation series artist Will Robson is taking
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Credit: Marvel Comics Credit: Marvel Comics Updated August 30, 2019: Absolute Carnage: Avengers #1 has been re-scheduled for an October 16 debut. Originlly solicited to hit stands September 16, Marvel informed retailers about the schedule change earlier this week. This comes a few weeks after retailers were told that a co-writer, Zac Thompson, was added
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Credit: Jack Kirby/Joe Sinnott (Marvel Comics) The city of Saugerties, New York will honor artist Joe Sinnott in a ceremony on August 31, 2019 in which Sinnott will be presented the Pride of Ulster County Award, according to Hudson Valley One. Sinnott is best known for his work inking Jack Kirby on Marvel Comics’ Fantastic Four from #44
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Tomorrow — Friday, August 30 — CD Projekt Red will reveal 15 minutes of new Cyberpunk 2077 PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Google Stadia gameplay. More specifically, it will be showing the gameplay it showcased to press and attendees at both E3 and Gamescom. But that won’t be all, it will also be releasing an
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The Umbrella Academy Netflix show based on the incredibly successful comic by Gerard Way and Gabriel Bá proved to be a hit with fans so it wasn’t a complete surprise when a second season was announced. With production already underway, hopefully the wait for Season 2 won’t be nearly as long between Umbrella Academy volumes.
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My sister-in-law lives near Nelson in British Columbia with the looming threat of seasonal fires, smoke and mayhem that it entails. It’s incredibly stressful, especially since it makes you feel so powerless in front of the strength of the inferno. Enormous forest fires weren’t always this bad, and in Prescribed Burn, Xulin Wang takes a look
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Buffy The Vampire Slayer #8 marks the official prelude to Hellmouth, the historic Buffy and Angel event brought to you by BOOM! Studios in partnership with 20th Century Fox. Written by Eisner award-nominated Jordie Bellaire (Redlands) and with art by David López (Captain Marvel), the much-anticipated comic event starts with the slayer meeting vampire-with-a-soul Angel
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