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Back in February DC Comics announced Future State: Gotham, a new ongoing series that will continue the story of Red Hood Jason Todd set in the timeline of their Future State event. Today the publisher released details and an unlettered interior preview of the first issue of the series co-written by Joshua Williamson and Dennis Culver and illustrated
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DC has announced a trio of new Batman one-shots to be published in July, including two Batman Secret Files comics and a Batman / Catwoman special, written by that maxiseries’ writer (Tom King) and illustrated by the great John Paul Leon. And we’ll get to the Batman / Catwoman Special, but first the other Batman one-shots. These two are
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In his online newsletter a few weeks ago, former Captain America writer and Winter Soldier co-creator Ed Brubaker expressed “mixed feelings” over The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Disney+ series, and over Marvel and Disney’s treatment of the creators behind their cash cows. On Monday night, Brubaker appeared on the Fatman Beyond podcast hosted by Kevin
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Home #1 Writer: Julio AntaArtist: Anna WieszczykColor Artist: Bryan ValenzaLetterer: Hassan Otsmane-ElhaouCover Artist: Lisa SterlePublisher: Image Comics Superhero books have long reflected the social and political challenges of their times. The X-Men were initially inspired by the Civil Rights movement. Superman has fought for issues from prison reform to helping the environment. In the first
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THIS WEEK: Look, I am as surprised as you are but it’s time to talk about The Joker #2 because this series is excellent so far. Note: the review below contains spoilers.  If you want a quick, spoiler-free buy/pass recommendation on the comics in question, check out the bottom of the article for our final verdicts. The
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The Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning have announced their nominees for 2021. Leading the pack in nominations is Montreal-based publisher Drawn & Quarterly, with four nominations in all, including three books nominated in the Best Book category. The Doug Wright Awards have annually taken place during the Toronto Comic Arts Festival (TCAF) weekend. This
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BOOM! Studios is adding another magical series to its BOOM! Box imprint. The publisher today has announced Mamo, a new five-issue series written and illustrated by Sas Milledge. The series, the first both written and illustrated by Milledge, follows a young witch who encounters unexpected challenges upon her return to her hometown. Here’s how BOOM! describes Mamo: Orla
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In The Good Asian #1 by Pornsak Pichetshote, Alexandre Tefenkgi, Lee Loughridge, and Jeff Powell, arriving May 5th, 2021 from Image Comics, readers will be introduced to Detective Edison Hark. FOC for this intriguing new series is TODAY, April 12th, 2021, so be sure and call your local comic shop NOW to reserve your copy! Check out this never-before-seen variant for The Good
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It’s Saturday once again, and that must mean it’s time for Weekend Reading 55! As always, we’re spending the weekend inside Stately Beat Manor, reading. What will you be paging through this weekend? The Beat wants to hear from you! Let us know in the comment section or on social media @comicsbeat! Weekend Reading 55:
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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 pre-commercialization holiday anthology, Yule, the English publication of Urban Tails, and more. Let’s get started! Dragons by the Yard Creators: Kelly Swails (author), Paola Amormino
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Black Mask Studios is gearing up for the debut of their new comic title Alice in Leatherland, which is scheduled to hit shops on April 21. Created by real-life couple Iolanda Zanfardino (writer) and Elisa Romboli (artist) during their pandemic lockdown together, the new mini-series offers a diverse sex comedy and a modern romantic comedy all in one, “celebrating
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Sunday Haha Is there any better feeling than unfolding the full-color page of Sunday newspaper comics? When you sign up for Sunday Haha, you’ll get an email that delivers that feeling right to your inbox each and every week! Sunday Haha’s first issue was released on May 10th, 2020. Now, nearly a year later, there
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