Industry News, Collectibles-related articles & Announcements

9 Jul 2020

'Dceased: Dead Planet #1' Review

Yes, I know, another 'event' comic, but bear with me here. Firstly, DC of late have been doing these way better than Marvel have. Secondly, the DCeased books have actually been pretty good up to now.

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9 Jul 2020

In a first, 'Batwoman' casts black actor to play comic book superhero

Her casting follows efforts by Hollywood in recent years to diversify the portrayal of comic book superheroes. "The Eternals" movie, due out in February 2021, will debut the Marvel film franchise's ...

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9 Jul 2020

Get Behind The The Comic-To-Screen Process Of Netflix's The Old Guard

Fans are no stranger to comic book to film adaptations, with big names such as Marvel and DC churning out a ton of comic book movies over the decade. Yet, rarely do we get a film adaptation whose ...

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20 Jun 2020

Juneteenth Book Festival explores Black heroes in comics as part of an expansive video series

Today, on Juneteenth 2020, you can celebrate and educate by heading over to the Juneteenth Book Festival on YouTube. The virtual event collects discussions with Black authors, creators, industry ...

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20 Jun 2020

Batwoman season 2: Why Sophie Moore deserves the mantle of the Bat

Kate Kane is no longer the Scarlet Knight following Ruby Rose's exit and Ryan Wilder will now take her place, but maybe her successor should be closer to ...

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18 Jun 2020

DC Comics signs deal with Spotify to bring its iconic superheroes as podcasts to the platform

Spotify has penned a podcast deal with DC Comics - home to Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman - bringing scripted superhero episodes to the audio streaming platform. The deal announced Thursday follows ...

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18 Jun 2020

IDW Announces Strong Second Quarter Despite Net Losses

It's no surprise 2020 hasn't be great for businesses. The comics and publishing industries have been hit especially hard between halted productions, shipping delays, and most retailers only just now ...

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18 Jun 2020

Comic writer-artist Cameron Stewart fired from DC project over allegations of 'grooming'

The writer-artist was accused of grooming minor girls, most of them comic book writer-artist hopefuls themselves. The allegations first surfaced on Twitter, with artist Aviva Mai sharing her story of ...

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18 Jun 2020

Aimee Garcia, Former Wrestler AJ Lee Tag Team on Dungeons & Dragons Comic

Writers Aimee Garcia and AJ Lee (Mendez) have reunited, joining Martin Coccolo on IDW Publishing's Dungeons & Dragons: At the Spine of the World.

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18 Jun 2020

First clip from Zack Snyder's Justice League released

But that's all changing thanks to the "Snyder Cut" of Justice League, after an intense years-long fan campaign, finally being released on HBO Max in 2021. Just when that will be is unclear, but now we ...

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18 Jun 2020

Warner Bros Interactive is up for sale. What does that mean for DC Comics?

According to a recent report by CNBC, AT&T is in talks to potentially sell off Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment for around $4 billion. The gaming division is responsible for titles including the ...

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18 Jun 2020

Free Comic Book Day Will Now Be Free Comic Book Summer

This year's Free Comic Book Day is becoming a summer long event as Diamond Comic Distributors announces a new strategy.

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6 Jun 2020

DC ROUND-UP: Black Label Birds of Prey fails to capture the heart of the team

Brian Azzarello and Emanuela Lupacchino finally deliver their DC Black Label Birds of Prey book. Was it worth the wait? Note: the reviews below contain spoilers. Content Warning: Brief ...

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5 Jun 2020

Japan enacts copyright control law to ban pirated manga downloads

The Japanese parliament enacted Friday a revised anti-online piracy law to tighten copyright control, banning illicit downloading of manga, magazines and academic texts, in addition to music and ...

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5 Jun 2020

BREAKING: DC pulls out of Diamond, will use Lunar and UCS for periodical distribution

In a message on its retailer forum, DC has confirmed that starting with comics available for FOC on June 8, they will no longer be available through Diamond. DC's comics will be available through ...

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5 Jun 2020

IDW Pledges Support for Direct Market, Extends Risk-Free Return Period

In a show of support for the comic book Direct Market, IDW Publishing is extending its full returnability period and waiving associated fees.

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30 May 2020

The Marvel Retro Rundown: Ellis & Immonen's NEXTWAVE is here to blow up your comic book collection

Listen up, fleshy ones! This week's Marvel Retro Rundown takes a look at one of the best ??????? superhero comics of the 2000s. Warren Ellis & Stuart Immonencreate ...

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30 May 2020

Marvel announces more digital-only releases for June 2020

CURSE OF CARNAGE, and more join the previous digital-only releases from the House of Ideas. The following single-issue comics will now only be available digitally from Marvel, before eventually making ...

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30 May 2020

How Moon Knight Can Take Down the Avengers

Why is Moon Knight suddenly waging war on his former team? Read on to find out, but beware of spoilers for The Avengers #33 ahead! Marvel has a tendency to drastically revamp Moon Knight and his place ...

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30 May 2020

X-Men producer reveals huge Easter egg about Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique

Men producer Simon Kinberg has revealed that Jennifer Lawrence's Mystique is the daughter of Azazel. Speaking to IGN during a recent Days of Future Past watchalong, Kinberg dropped this bombshell ...

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