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THIS WEEK: Naomi Season Two #6 from Brian Michael Bendis, David F. Walker, Jamal Campbell, and Wes Abbott wraps up the character’s story…for now, sort of. Plus, Dark Crisis: Worlds Without A Justice League – Green Lantern #1 delivers more of DC’s big summer event. Note: This piece contains spoilers. If you want a quick, spoiler-free buy/pass
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The great wheel of comics IP development continues to turn. Today IDW Entertainment announced that five books published by both IDW Publishing and the Top Shelf Productions imprint are currently in development for television with various studios and streamers. Among the books hoping to make the leap from page to screen are three graphic novels
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The Top Comics to Buy for August 10, 2022 has arrived (predictably, given that today is August 9, 2022), and this week’s list includes quite a bit of interesting material. Most weeks are an exercise in making heartbreaking cuts to the top 5, and this one was no exception. For example, I wrote about Naomi Season
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Vault Comics and Jazzlyn Stone have partnered to launch a small selection of Kickstarter projects for the publisher. The first is slated to be announced next week. Jazzlyn Stone ” data-medium-file=”https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?fit=300%2C300&ssl=1″ data-large-file=”https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?fit=696%2C696&ssl=1″ loading=”lazy” class=”size-medium wp-image-429503″ src=”https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=300%2C300&ssl=1″ alt=”Jazzlyn Stone” width=”300″ height=”300″ srcset=”https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=300%2C300&ssl=1 300w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1 150w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=768%2C768&ssl=1 768w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=696%2C696&ssl=1 696w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=420%2C420&ssl=1 420w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=24%2C24&ssl=1 24w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=48%2C48&ssl=1 48w, https://i2.wp.com/www.comicsbeat.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/unnamed-4.jpg?resize=96%2C96&ssl=1
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I’ve been asked if I’d want to go back to high school, and every time my answer is an emphatic “hell no.” Being a teen is tough, especially when you are a free-thinking, independent, unique individual. In Acception Arcus moves to a new high school only to discover that being anything but average comes with
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OK, as if Oni Press, Tapas Media, and Warner Bros Discovery weren’t enough, Valiant Comics is the latest company to be rumored to be downsizing. The situation isn’t clear, but reportedly most employees have been laid off and work has stopped on most series. Publisher Fred Pierce and senior Editor Lysa Hawkins changed their social media postings
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The weekend has arrived, and that means Weekend Reading 123! As usual, The Beat team is holing up with a stack of good books. What will you be reading this weekend? The Beat wants to hear from you! Give us a shout-out, here in the comments section or over on social media @comicsbeat, and let
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There’s Something Wrong With Patrick Todd #2 continues to explore exactly what that something is, with a new issue due out next week. The latest issue of this horror series is from the creative team of writer Ed Brisson, artist Gavin Guidry, colorist Chris O’Halloran, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou.  Today The Beat is pleased to have an exclusive preview of the new issue, which
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Password recovery Web3 publisher Interpop is teaming with digital platform GlobalComix to release their Emergents comics., including The Nine, Emergents Presents, #ZoeMG, The Rejects, and The Abyss – all available to read on the site for free here.  The comics were previously available on the blockchain based InterPop Comics platform, but will now be available
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Next week, Humanoids will release The Jodorowsky Library (Book 3), the latest volume in their series collecting the work of Alejandro Jodorowsky. The 416-page hardcover includes a number of longer and shorter stories featuring the art of Mœbius, Ladrönn, Dan Pastoras, and Travis Charest & Zoran Janjetov. Today The Beat is pleased to present an excerpt from one of the
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In Fraternity by Jon Ellis, Hugo Petrus, and Lee Loughridge, a childhood friendship is put to the test due to a shadowy college fraternity. And that’s “shadowy” in the demonic sense! The graphic novel will be published by Humanoids next Tuesday, August 9th, 2022, but you can get your first look at the book right here today at The
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To an outsider, Oni Press  – or Oni Lion Forge Publishing Group (OLFPG) – now resembles a spooky house that might attract an investigation by the kids from Stranger Things: People are disappearing and no one knows who or what is responsible. You drive by and remember all the fun things that the family that
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The Rundown is back with an oversized edition tackling Immortal X-Men #5 and X-Men Red #5, the first two tie-ins to Marvel’s blockbuster summer event, A.X.E.: Judgment Day. The first issue of Judgment Day left some pretty big gaps as to what happened between panels: how did the Quiet Council fare against the Uni-Mind? And what really happened on Arakko?
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Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) has just announced this year’s winner of the Tom Spurgeon Award: pioneering manga scholar and translator Frederik L. Schodt.The award was introduced last year to honor those who have made substantial contributions to the field of comics, but are not primarily cartoonists. “Frederik Schodt’s 1983 book Manga! Manga! The World of Japanese Comics was
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