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By now, you’ve likely seen Kristen Wiig’s Cheetah and Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman tear things up—and I do mean that literally—on screen in Wonder Woman 1984. The Cheetah has been Wonder Woman’s most viciously brutal foe since the start, cementing her reputation as one of the DC Universe’s most iconic—and feared—villains. When Barbara Minerva’s constant
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THIS WEEK: The DC Round-Up team convenes once more to discuss the six new titles released as part of DC’s Future State event, and what turned out to be the strongest week of books so far. (WARNING: The following contains mild spoilers for this week’s DC Comics Future State titles.) Joe Grunenwald: Well team, we’re
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DC LAUNCHES DC UNIVERSE INFINITE THE PREMIER DESTINATION FOR DC FANS The Fan-First Platform Features The Largest Collection of DC Comics Anywhere With Iconic Comics and Selections From DC’s Vertigo, Black Label and Milestone Media Catalogues Available in the U.S. On January 21, The Platform Will Expand Globally Later This Year Subscribers Will Have Access To DC’s Best-Selling
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The Space Bastards are back. Joe Aubrey, Eric Peterson, and Darick Robertson have launched a new Kickstarter campaign for Space Bastards Vol. 2, the follow-up to the team’s 2019 graphic novel with artists Boo Cook, Colin MacNeil, and Clint Langley. The first book, which is now being released in single-issue format by Humanoids, follows the ultra-violent exploits of the
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This is the last cartoon I will write under the presidency of Donald Trump (barring a worst case scenario in 2024, but I’m going to let that be a problem for another day). I wanted to mark this moment of transition, but this is gestural, rather than inclusive — obviously there was no way to
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Well, it’s been another week, and that means it’s time for Weekend Reading 43! As usual for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, here at Stately Beat Manor, we’ll be passing the time by getting lost in a good book. What will you be reading this weekend? We’d love to hear about your reading plans in the
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DC Comics has released their solicitations text and images for comics and collections scheduled to ship in April 2021. Here are some of the highlights: Previously-announced new titles, including: In more new Batman comic news, writer Tom Taylor and artist Andy Kubert team for Batman: The Dark Knight, a six-issue miniseries which takes the hero to Europe
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Welcome to The Beat’s crowdfunding round-up: a collection of some of our favorite campaigns from the week including one-shots, on-goings, anthologies and everything in-between! This week we’re checking out the sci-fi adventure series, Endless Moons, the all-ages story of courage and high school, The Color Guard, and more. Let’s get started! Endless Moons #1 Creators:
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Earlier today, as part of DC’s solicitations material for April 2021 titles, the publisher announced an upcoming crossover between the heroes of the Justice League and Team RWBY, to be written by Marguerite Bennett and illustrated by Aneke. Now DC has released additional details on RWBY/Justice League, including that artists Stephanie Pepper and Emanuela Lupacchino will also
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Now that President Trump has become the first president in the history of the United States to be impeached twice, more of his Republican allies will no doubt slink away. Resignations have already been piling up from the cabinet level on down since Trump incited a violent mob to attack the U.S. Capitol building. Betsy
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Marvel Comics has announced Darkhawk: Heart of the Hawk, a new one-shot anthology that will commemorate the 30th anniversary of Darkhawk’s first appearance in 1991. The special will feature a trio of stories by creators old and new to the character, including original Darkhawk creative team Danny Fingeroth and Mike Manley. Fingeroth and Manley will present a
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The long-awaited Looney Tunes Cartoons featuring the classic Merrie Melodies characters arrived with the launch of the HBO Max streaming service last May. As executive producer Peter Browngardt said in previous interviews, fans can look forward to more than 1,000 minutes of completely new Looney Tunes material. Aside from a “Bugs Bunny’s 24-Carrot Holiday Special”
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