E3 2016: What’s old is new again in BATMAN: THE TELLTALE SERIES

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  Thursday at E3 Comics Beat got a behind closed doors look at the first 30 minutes of Batman: The Telltale Series. With the caped crusader appearing in three other games in the next 18 months (4 if you count Arkham remastered), it’s looking like Telltale is poised to tell the best story out of […]

NYCC partners with Europe’s First Look Festival and Blammo Events

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New York Comic Con, already one of the world’s biggest pop culture events, is expanding its reach via a deal with Blammo Events, a European gaming media company with. perhaps, the best name of all times. Select NYCC panel will be livestreamed to the Firstlook Festival, a Dutch gaming-focused event being held October 7-9 – […]

E3 2016: NetherRealm puts DC back in the fight with Injustice 2

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Injustice: Gods Among Us was a masterpiece of a game which let comic book fans and gamers alike vicariously live out their –smash up my action figures—fantasies. In 2017, NetherRealm Studios will finally bring the long awaited sequel to their hit fighting game with Injustice 2. At E3 in Los Angeles we got a hands […]

Luke Pearson’s Hilda is coming to Netflix

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Whaaa-at!!! When I first saw this profile of Luke PEarson in The New Yorker, I was pleased as punch. I called Pearson one of the best emerging cartoonists when I first saw his work four years ago and since then he’s definitely emerged are a best selling author. But then I got to the third paragraph with the huge news that Pearson’s Hilda series is being adapted as a 12-episode animated series set to debut on Netflix in 2018. The series will be based on the first four Hilda books, all published by Nobrow. The series will be produced by Silvergate Media (The Octonauts and Peter Rabbit.)

A nation cries out in joy as Donald Glover joins the cast of Spider-Man: Homecoming

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Embed from Getty Images Speaking of Spider-Man, a long time ago, an internet-driven write-in campaign to get Community star Donald Glover to player Spider-Man began. The campaign led to a scene in Community where Glover wore Spider-Man pajamas, and later a more substantive role as the voice of Miles Morales, the Ultimate Universe Spider-Man, on the […]

E3 2016: Media Monday Xbox vs PlayStation (Plus SPIDER-MAN!)

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The day before E3 officially kicks off, or as some call it “Media Monday”, always boils down to a competition of sorts between two of the gaming industry’s titans; Microsoft vs. Sony. Every year this battle’s gravity can’t be compared to anything less than a heavyweight prizefight in Vegas. Unlike boxing, it’s ever rarely a draw. […]