Comics

I have to admit: I’m a sucker for a cheesy romantic comedy, especially if it takes place at Christmas. I also have a longstanding love for Arthurian legend and all of its trappings. So when Netflix announced its new original movie The Knight Before Christmas, starring Vanessa Hudgens and Josh Whitehouse, I was absolutely thrilled. The film is
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Castle Rock S2E7 opens with a crane shot on New Jerusalem in 1619. A series of shots establish the state of the settlement: a dead horse lies in the mud, a pair of ants crawl across a beetle’s carcass. However, everyone isn’t starving: Marius, the patriarch of the town, continues to eat well in spite
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Headlines! Radio segments! Feature pieces! Your comic might be in one of those spaces one day. But . . . how? Today we’re talking to Petra Mayer, the editor at NPR Books, about consumer-facing media outlets. What do they do? How do you work with them? And how much are national media outlets interested in
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Content warning: His Dark Materials S1E3 depicts gun violence and death by suicide. Lyra Belacqua (Dafne Keen) is most assuredly in danger now. Following her departure from Jordan College with the mysterious and lovely Mrs. Coulter (Ruth Wilson), then her escape from Mrs. Coulter’s apartment, His Dark Materials S1E3, “The Spies,” begins just after Lyra is
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It’s 1985 in Hoboken, NJ. A school bus of Jehovah’s Witness school boys lets out. Their chaperone extols that it’s 1 minute to midnight, though after a couple of minutes, I think he means that figuratively. The clock on the street corner reads 11:15. They’re there to pray for people. The scene focuses on one
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Welcome back for more Batwoman! If you’re a Kate and Sophie stan, boy is this the episode for you. We get more flashbacks of Sophie and Kate at Point Rock, some more of Tyler’s perspective – oh and also there’s a killer loose. S1E7 “Tell Me the Truth” is directed by Michael Allowitz and written
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This week, Far Sector #1 debuted in comic stores to rave reviews. Written by multiple-Hugo award winner N.K. Jemisin and illustrated by Jamal Campbell with lettering by Deron Bennett, this new DC Comics series follows Green Lantern Sojourner “Jo” Mullein. As our story begins, Jo has been protecting the metropolitan sprawl known as City Enduring
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Robert Venditti (Hawkman, Freedom Fighters) is set to take over Justice League from series writer Scott Snyder, who plans to depart the book with January’s #39. Venditti will be joined by artists Doug Mahnke (Superman, Detective Comics) and Aaron Lopresti (Death of Hawkman, Damage), with inkers Jaime Mendoza and Matt Ryan. Bryan Hitch will be drawing covers for the run. The news comes from Venditti’s Twitter account,
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It would be an understatement to describe how shocked the comics community has been at the loss of Tom Spurgeon. He has been a one of a kind advocate for the medium of comics in his life. The enthusiastic way in which he talked and wrote about comics has helped many to expand the way
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DC Comics has released new preview art for Far Sector #2, the newest Young Animal title from writer N.K. Jemisin and artist Jamal Campbell. And that’s all well and good, of course. I for one loved Far Sector #1, so much so I wrote like 1,000 words about it in this week’s DC Round-Up. So, obviously
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Tom Spurgeon, writer, editor, foundational blogger at The Comics Reporter, CXC executive director, has passed away. He was 51. Like everyone, I’m numb. Tom was my editor, my friend, my colleague, my rival, my inspiration. No one loved comics more. I can’t even begin to describe how much he loved comics. He held us all
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Semifinal nominees for the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards were announced on Tuesday, with 5 additional books joining 15 prior nominees in each of the 20 categories, including Best Graphic Novels & Comics. As noted in our coverage of the opening round nominees, there are tons of eligible books missing from this impeccable list, but the readers
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What is the future like in Starseeking? The dividing lines between the upper class and the downtrodden are evident. There are protests happening daily in the city. And science and innovation are at the forefront, surrounding everything including communication, transportation, and more. Celeste Sinclair has found tremendous success in her field as a biometric engineer.
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