Titan to release new five-part Assassin’s Creed comic series

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Titan Comics announced today that they’ve acquired the license to publish a new series of comics based on the popular video game series Assassin’s Creed.

Spider-Gwen Gets an All New #1 This Fall

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Call it a reboot.  Call it a marketing ploy.  After her massive Spiderverse debut and five solo book issues, Spider-Gwen is getting a new comic.  It will debut this fall after Secret Wars under Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” relaunch banner.  However, the more things change, the more things stay the same.  Despite being renumbered, Spider-Gwen will […]

M-11 Visits the Stately Beat Manor Comics Pull for 6/24/15

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The writers at the Stately Beat Manor just finished reading and writing about the newest supply of comics in time for the weekend (which doesn’t always happen.) Spirits were high and income was low as The Beat crew retired to our quarters late in the evening. Due to all of our recent visits of characters […]

Say What?! Michael Keaton to Star and Produce Film Adapation of Boom’s Imagine Agents

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When I was a kid, I wasn’t as well versed in pop culture as I am now.  Thus, I missed out on Beetlejuice and Michael Keaton’s stint as the Batman.  My first experience seeing him in theaters was in his role as washed up actor Riggan Thomson in Alejandro González Iñárritu’s Best Picture winning Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue […]

Valiant and Twitter team to livestream announcements next week

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Valiant is getting in on the Bay Area comics announcements train with an event next Tuesday that will be live streamed via Periscope Twitter’s live streaming app straight from Twitter HQ. #ValiantSummit, as is hashtagged will feature Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH, X-O MANOWAR), Jen Van Meter (THE DEATH-DEFYING DR. MIRAGE), Valiant CEO & Chief […]

SDCC ’15: IDW Publishing Announces a Bevy of Exclusives

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Today, IDW sent out a press release announcing the San Diego Comic Con 2015 exclusives.  In an interesting move, attendees will actually be able to preorder some of these exclusives from the IDW website for pickup at the con, hopefully reducing the amount of time you spend in their line and thus giving you more […]

See the BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT Launch Trailer

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Final Arkham Knight Trailer is released hours before the game’s launch.

Aaron and Bachalo on all new, all different Doctor Strange #1

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The roll-out of Marvel’s fall “relaunch” following Secret Wars continues with news of a new Doctor Strange title top be written by Jason Aaron (Ther, Weirdworld) and drawn by Chris Bachalo (Uncanny X-Men, Incredible Hulk). The master of the mystical arts is getting a movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch nest year, so a comic seems timely. […]

HeroesCon Interview: Comic Blitz App Offers Netflix Experience for Comics

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by Harper W. Harris On Saturday, I got the chance to speak with Jordan Plosky, founder of Comic Blitz, a new comic app that operates much like Marvel Unlimited, only not just limited to Marvel. Although the company has only Valiant and Dynamite on board at this stage, they have plans to announce many more […]

Interview: Bryan Hill in Conversation with Former Batman Editor Joseph Illidge

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By Bryan Hill I met Joseph Illidge in 2002, before I wrote my first comic book. That year was a lot of me listening to his experience as a writer, filmmaker and comic book editor — and a few arguments about which Frank Miller work was the best, who would you rather have a pint […]

E3 2015 Hands On: MIRROR’S EDGE CATALYST, Parkour Got an Upgrade

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Get ready to shatter the City of Glass in Mirror’s Edge: Catalyst.

HeroesCon: Deconnick to End Run on Captain Marvel; Milkfed Criminal Masterminds Talk New and Upcoming Issues

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by Harper W. Harris One of the most fun and unique experiences at HeroesCon today was the Milkfed Criminal Masterminds panel, which featured Matt Fraction, Kelly Sue Deconnick, and co. discussing all their various projects while keeping the audience consistently laughing. After speaking briefly on the Charleston shooting and holding a moment of silence, they […]

E3 2015 Hands On: LEGO MARVEL’S AVENGERS, How Will New York Rebuild? Legos!

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WB Games brings you more Marvel Cinematic Universe fun by adding Legos.

E3 2015 Hands On: DISNEY INFINITY 3.0, Star Wars Cutest Battlefield Yet!

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Disney Infinity brings every Star Wars ever, except that Christmas special… and hopefully Jar Jar

Thors #1 Thunderstrikes the Best Bits of Secret Wars (Review)

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Writer: Jason Aaron Penciler: Chris Sprouse Inker: Karl Story Color Artist: Marte Gracia Letters & Production: Joe Sabino The Thors of every domain, together in one book! As cosmic cops! Whenever there’s trouble on Battleworld, the Thors answer the call. But a string of mysterious murders leaves some of them asking questions that may unravel all […]

The Beat podcasts with Top Cow’s Matt Hawkins on publishing economics

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Many people ask me, “Why don’t you do a podcast?” and I reply, “I do!” It’s called More to Come and it’s produced by Publishers Weekly. This week, I chat with Matt Hawkins, president and coo of Top Cow. Matt is more than just an inimitable Facebook poster (if you’ve read his stories about standing in line at the grocery store, you know what I mean.) He’s also an industry veteran who’s seen the highest highs and the lowest lows, and in this talk he dishes on the early days of Image and much more.