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Helm Greycastle, a Latinx alternate history  about the Aztec civilization, is launching as a four issue mini-series from Image/Top Cow in April. Written by Henry Barajas (La Voz de M.A.Y.O.: Tata Rambo) it has art by Rahmat M. Handoko (Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Ultimate Spider-Man: Infinite Comic) and colorist Bryan Valenza (Witchblade). It’s a rocking sword and
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From Around the World in 80 Days to Journey to the Center of the Earth, the stories of author Jules Verne have been adapted numerous times over the century+ since their release. Now creators David Hine, Brian Haberlin, and Geirrod Van Dyke are taking on a sci-fi reimagining of one of Verne’s lesser-known novels. Jules Verne’s: Lighthouse is a new five-issue
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The cover pays homage to the album “Remain in Light” by the Talking Heads. Writer: Mathew Erman Artist: Shelby Criswell Letterer: Micah Myers Publisher: Mad Cave Studio  Spoilers ahead for Terminal Punks #1 & #2, which are highly recommended.  Terminal Punks #3 Last month, in my review for Terminal Punks #2, I wrote that it
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After an episode spent almost entirely on Marco’s ship, The Expanse dives into what it does best: a far-flung story, told with many characters, all of whom are separate, but who will almost certainly join up again in twists of fate and after a lot of determination. While I wouldn’t call “Hard Vacuum” one of
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From Jon Kent’s Superboy to Mark Grayson’s Invincible, the children of superheroes forging their own heroic paths has been a staple of comics for decades. Now Dark Horse is introducing another new legacy hero, though this one is served with a twist. Jenny Zero is a new four-issue miniseries from writers Dave Dwonch & Brockton McKinney and artists Magenta
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Chip Zdarsky just can’t stay away from Spider-Man. The former Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man and Spider-Man: Life Story writer is returning to the character with another alternate history tale. Illustrated by Pasqual Ferry and Matt Hollingsworth, Spider-Man: Spider’s Shadow will follow a Peter Parker who never gave up his alien costume, and the dramatic turns his life takes
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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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