SDCC ’16: DC/IDW Announce New Crossovers for “Batman/TMNT” and “Star Trek/Green Lantern”

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DC have been pretty active and open to the idea of setting up inter-company crossovers of late: from Batman ’66 meeting The Green Hornet to the students of Gotham Academy going to meet up with the Lumberjanes. This year alone has seen two crossovers between some of IDW and DC’s biggest franchise characters – and […]

SDCC ’16: The “All-New Wolverine” Becomes an ‘Enemy of the State’

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There are spoilers for the current arc of All-New Wolverine in this post. Marvel didn’t have any new titles to announce at their ‘Death of X’ panel yesterday at SDCC, but they made up for that with the news that the deservedly popular All-New Wolverine will be continuing on in earnest later this year, with a […]

SDCC ’16: “Serenity” Soars Again in New Series from Chris Roberson and Georges Jeanty

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Dark Horse’s partnership with Joss Whedon has been a long and productive one, releasing Seasons 8 onwards for the much-loved TV series Buffy The Vampire Slayer as well as new creator-made work from Whedon and various collaborators. Amongst the various Whedon-related comics which we’ve seen over the years has been one of his most short-lived […]

SDCC ’16: DC Showcase Supergirl Preview Art by Emanuela Lupacchino and Brian Ching

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At DC’s All-Access panel earlier today, the publisher showed off some preview artwork for their new Supergirl series, finally launching into an ongoing once more, as part of the ‘Rebirth’ line. Supergirl: Rebirth is by the artistic team of Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy, and Michael Atiyah. Due out in August, here’s a coloured preview of […]

SDCC ’16: ComiXology Release Con-Exclusive Titles to their Unlimited Service

Not everything that happens to Comic-Con happens AT Comic-Con, as evidenced by the news announcement just passed across to The Beat by ComiXology’s Chip Mosher. This year saw ComiXology launch “ComiXology Unlimited”, a subscription service which allows readers to keep up with digital copies of their favourite comics. And, with SDCC here, they’ve decided to […]

SDCC ’16: Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka go epic for “Namesake”

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Steve Orlando and Jakub Rebelka will be the creative team for a new limited series over at KaBoom! comics this October, as they pair up for a four-issue story called Namesake. Billed as being Orlando’s only original series coming out in 2016, this is the story of Jordan, a young man who embarks on a quest […]

SDCC ’16: Pak and Bayliss Get Their Kurt Russell on for “Big Trouble in Little China/Escape from New York”

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If you’re a functioning human being, you have a few basic needs: food, water, and a constant supply of Kurt Russell-related content. Luckily, though, BOOM! Studios have us covered on the third of our daily requirements (two of them if you like eating paper), with the news that Kurt Russell will be teaming up with, […]

SDCC ’16: “Mega Princess” Sallies Forth with Kelly Thompson and Brianne Drouhard

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BOOM! Studios have been busy announcing a steady line of comics as we head towards San Diego 2016, with a new story or interest revealed every few days in the final few days before Heidi annual nightmare becomes a crowded reality. The latest, however, is one which’ll re-energise even the most exhausted of feet – […]

Interview: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Robert Hack on ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’

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Afterlife with Archie has proven to be one of the biggest successes in recent years for the 1/3 eponymous publisher, with Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla’s take on a zombie-infested Riverdale proving to be a surprisingly reflective take on the characters – putting them in a different genre of story in a mature, smart, and […]