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Thunderous Writer: M.L. Smoker & Natalie PeeterseArtist: Dale DeforestColorist: Adriano Augusto, Wendy Broome, Lisa Moore, & Omi Remalante Jr.Letterer: Jokar ProductionsCover Artist: Oriol VidalPublisher: Dynamite Comics Being a teenager is tough. It’s a time filled with insecurity, uncertainty, and an overwhelming desire to connect and fit in. For Aiyana in Thunderous, the need to feel part
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Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen, the twelve-issue DC Comics series from writer Matt Fraction, artist Steve Lieber, colorist Nathan Fairbairn, and letterer Clayton Cowles, wrapped its critically-acclaimed run back in 2020. Now the creative team is reuniting for a new story focused on Jimmy’s long-suffering employer, Daily Planet editor-in-chief Perry White. DC Comics has announced Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen’s
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The weekend is upon us once again, and that means Weekend Reading 111! As usual, we’ll be spending our time paging through our “to read” pile here at Stately Beat Manor, and we’re curious what you’ll be reading, too. Give us a shout-out, here in the comment section or over on social media @comicsbeat, and
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Pictured: Bruce Horak as Hemmer of the Paramount+ original series STAR TREK: STRANGE NEW WORLDS. Photo Cr: Marni Grossman/Paramount+ ©2022 ViacomCBS. All Rights Reserved. ” data-medium-file=”https://i0.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/SNW_102_MG__019383_VFX_RT.jpg?fit=300%2C200&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i0.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/SNW_102_MG__019383_VFX_RT.jpg?fit=696%2C464&ssl=1″ loading=”lazy” class=”wp-image-421864 size-medium” src=”https://i0.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/SNW_102_MG__019383_VFX_RT.jpg?resize=300%2C200&ssl=1″ alt=”Horak as Hemmer in the second episode of Star Trek: Strange New Worlds. Nurse Chapel is out-of-focus in the background.” width=”300″ height=”200″ srcset=”https://i0.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/SNW_102_MG__019383_VFX_RT.jpg?resize=300%2C200&ssl=1 300w,
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Marvel has promised big things this year in celebration of Spider-Man’s 60th anniversary celebration. After a cryptic teaser yesterday, the publisher has announced a giant-sized Amazing Fantasy #1000 one-shot featuring a collection of stories by some of the most acclaimed creators in the industry. Below is a breakdown of some of the creators and stories:
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Barbara Brandon-Croft‘s Where I’m Coming From leads the pack in Drawn & Quarterly’s Winter 2023 solicits. Joining this treasure will be the latest volume of vintage work by Japanese gekiga master Yoshiharu Tsuge, Nejishiki; Aisha Franz‘ follow up to Shit is Real – Work-Life Balance; and Leslie Stein’s first full length work of graphic fiction, Brooklyn’s
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The Human Target, the currently-running DC Comics Black Label series from writer Tom King, artist Greg Smallwood, and letterer Clayton Cowles, has followed titular Human Target Christopher Chance’s investigation into who attempted to poison Lex Luthor – and accidentally poisoned him instead, leaving him 12 days to identify his own killer. The ticking-clock search has focused on the
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Password recovery Welcome back to another Small Press Spotlight featuring more excellent choices for middle grade readers. This week, we take an exclusive look at Alex Schumacher’s debut middle grade graphic novel The Ill-Effects of Pickled Herring, set for publication in September 2023. Read the announcement recently featured in Publisher’s Weekly: “Olivia Ngai and Jennifer
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Later this month AfterShock Comics will release Land of the Living Gods #4. The penultimate issue of the sci-fi fantasy series comes from the creative team of writer Isaac Mogajane, artist Santtos, and letterer Dave Sharpe. Today The Beat is pleased to offer an exclusive preview of the issue, which finds heroine Naledi dealing with the latest shocking revelation in her
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Garth Ennis and Russ Braun, the creative team behind the AfterShock Comics series Jimmy’s Bastards, are reuniting for a new series starring the titular team. Jimmy’s Little Bastards is a three-issue, prestige-format miniseries coming later this year from Ennis, Braun, colorist John Kalisz, and letterer Rob Steen. Andy Clarke provides the main cover for the first issue, which also features an
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Fans may have to wait until next summer until the highly anticipated Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the to Oscar winning Into the Spider-Verse animated film, but fret not because Marvel has you covered. Courtesy of a Polygon exclusive, Marvel has announced a five-issue Edge of Spider-Verse miniseries this August that will serve as an appetizer
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THIS WEEK: The Jurassic League #1 asks a very important question — what the Justice League but dinosaurs? The DC Round-Up crew discusses whether the book works, while also taking a look at the FCBD Dark Crisis #0 special and Blood Syndicate: Season One #1. NOTE: The following discussion contains spoilers. For a spoiler-free verdict for each of the
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