EMERALD CITY COMICON 2017 Preview

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The superstars are aligning and blasting to Seattle for the 15th Anniversary of Emerald City Comicon, the biggest pop culture event in the Pacific Northwest.

Future Aquaman and Game of Thrones veteran Jason Momoa , Jeremy Renner Hawkeye of The Avengers, Ant-Man & The Wasp star Evangeline Lilly, Outlander stars Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan, Vincent D’Onofrio, the Kingpin of Daredevil, Millie Bobby Brown and Shannon Purser of Stranger Things are making their ECCC debut. Continue reading EMERALD CITY COMICON 2017 Preview

ARRIVAL Screenwriter Launches VALIANT’S SECRET WEAPONS

Valiant recruits the Arrival writer for their next big comic book launch starring a fan-favorite.

Secret Weapons #1 courtesy Valiant

Valiant announced via Vulture, Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Eric Heisserer will join Harvey Award-nominated artist Raul Allen (Wrath of the Eternal Warrior) with Patricia Martin (Bloodshot Reborn) for SECRET WEAPONS #1 (of 4) – an all-new, Valiant Prestige format limited series starring super-charged hero Livewire, in June. Continue reading ARRIVAL Screenwriter Launches VALIANT’S SECRET WEAPONS

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: BLACK COMICS CHARACTER Updates

To celebrate Black History Month here’s a look at ten of the most influential black characters who helped make comics continuity more inclusive and inspire future creators and readers. Fictional characters are not as important as civil rights leaders, athletes, artists or scientists but it’s important to see diversity in the pages and panels.

Black Panther: The Crew courtesy Marvel

The first black superhero is bigger than ever. Let’s begin with the King and his expanding empire: Continue reading BLACK HISTORY MONTH: BLACK COMICS CHARACTER Updates

New Comics Picks for February 1, 2017

Monsters Unleashed #3 courtesy Marvel

The secret past of a Star Wars icon exposed!

What could be the biggest Batman/Bane battle ever…yes, maybe even more brutal than the one you’re thinking of!

It’s all in this week’s new comic book picks for the first week of February but let’s kick it off with our monstrous first pick:

Monsters Unleashed #2

More gigantic creatures fall to Earth. What does a teenage boy have to do with the invasion? Why have a team of classic monsters confronted the boy? All Marvel’s heroes are racing across the planet to save lives and stop the rampages but this mystery boy and Elsa Bloodstone could be the only way to stop the monster outbreak. Continue reading New Comics Picks for February 1, 2017

CLOAK & DAGGER Actors Cast

Cloak & Dagger #1 courtesy Marvel

Marvel announced the actors cast as a fan-favorite comic book duo in the upcoming Cloak & Dagger television series on Freeform.

Former Disney Channel star and Hollywood Records recording artist Olivia Holt and Aubrey Joseph (“The Night Of,” “Run All Night”) will star as the super-powered runaway teens.

In the comics Tyrone Johnson and Tandy Bowen were teen runaways from very different lives who met on the streets of New York City. Continue reading CLOAK & DAGGER Actors Cast

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS SUICIDE SQUAD Finale Reveals New Super Team?

Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #6 courtesy DC Comics

Shock and awe in the Justice League vs Suicide Squad finale with more revelations and setting the stage for new super groups in the DC Universe.

Could fans be witness to what will lead to the DC Rebirth of three super teams?

DC already revealed this crossover would set up the new Justice League of America by Steve Orlando. Now we know how bad guys will join Batman’s new team.

When Batman discovered Amanda Waller’s big secret the League vs. Squad fight was on but bigger threats were ready to strike.

Maxwell Lord made a killer comeback along with his own sinister squad of villains making their DC Rebirth debuts.The big shocker was Maxwell Lord and his evil crew were the original Task Force X. Then Lord unleashed Eclipso.

The finale also cements what you should aleady know: Continue reading JUSTICE LEAGUE VS SUICIDE SQUAD Finale Reveals New Super Team?

X-MEN RESURRXION, BLACK PANTHER’S CREW & More MARVEL April Books

X-Men: Blue courtesy Marvel

Black Panther reunites with Storm, Inhumans blast off into outer space, the X-Men: Resurrection arrives with three new X-books.

Here are the new number ones we’re excited for coming in April:

X-Men Blue #1 The original Marvel Girl, Cyclops, Beast, Iceman and Angel together again with Jean Grey as team leader and Magneto as their mentor. Cullen Bunn and Jorge Molina relaunched the time-lost mutants in a new direction.

X-Men Gold #1 Kitty Pryde assembles her own squad (Storm, Colossus, Nightcrawler, Old Man Logan, Prestige aka Rachel Grey) on “a mission to be Earth’s finest heroes” by Marc Guggenheim and Ardian Syaf. An All-New Brotherhood of Evil Mutants will be the first villains. Continue reading X-MEN RESURRXION, BLACK PANTHER’S CREW & More MARVEL April Books