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Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day! At least, one of the two new comic book days. What are you getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you decide on that, here’s some comic news from around the web in our morning roundup.

Games Radar – Graphic novel sales up 42% in North American bookstores this quarter – This is good news and all of the sky is falling concern is likely not for the whole industry.

The Comichron – DC drops UCS six months into distribution deal; some shops unlikely to hit DC’s new minimums – We’ll have our take later in the day but for those that missed the news.

Smash Pages – 2020 Prism Award winners announced – Congrats to all of the winners.

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Dune: House Atreides #1

It’s a new week and we’ve got a bunch coming at you! To start the week, we’ve got news from around the web in our morning roundup. Check out some news and reviews as you start your day!

WETM – Comic book industry thriving amid the pandemic – Good to see some positive news.

The Beat – Tatiana Maslany says she’s not playing She-Hulk – wait, what? – Huh.

Reviews

Monkeys Fighting Robots – Dune: House Atreides #1
NPR – Maids
How to Love Comics – Smoove City
Games Radar – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Last Ronin #1

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The Amazing Spider-Man #50

The weekend is almost here! What geeky things are you all doing? Reading any cool comics? Playing any fun games? Sound off in the comments. While you wait for the weekday to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Take a bite of OBELISK – Free comics!

Kotaku – Miles Morales Has Lost His Air Jordan 1s, Which Sucks – Well what’s it, burn it all down!

Reviews

Monkeys Fighting Robots – The Amazing Spider-Man #50
Geek Dad – The Green Lantern Season Two #8
CBR – Swamp Thing: Twin Branches

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Dracula Motherf**ker

It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d you all get? What’d you like? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

iO9 – Comics, Contracts, and Covid: Inside the Scandal at Terrific Production – We obviously won’t be supporting the publisher (and haven’t been)… not that there’s anything to support.

Kotaku – Spider-Man: Miles Morales Lets You Wear A Cat On Your Back – We’re in!

Kotaku – Comic Book Covers Make Lousy Video Game Collectibles – Yes to this. Hated this being part of tasks for a video game.

Review

Monkeys Fighting Robots – Dracula Motherf**ker
Collected Editions – Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 1 Millennium
The Beat – The Magic Fish
The Geekiary – Swamp Thing: Twin Branches

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Rorschach #1

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

ICv2 – AMC Theaters Warns Investors That It Might Run Out of Money By Late 2020 or Early 2021 – This isn’t too surprising.

Review

Talking Comics – Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 4
The Beat – The Devil’s Red Bride #1
The Beat – The Magic Fish
The Beat – Rorschach #1

Around the Tubes

It’s one of two new comic book days today! What are you all getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Faith, strength, or both to defeat demonic forces? Find out in COVENANT – Free comics!

Reviews

Comics Bulletin – Commanders in Crisis #1
Collected Editions – DCeased: Unkillables
Comics Bulletin – Transformers/Back to the Future #1

Transformers/Back to the Future #1

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The Scumbag #1

It’s a new week! We’ve got lots on tap to bring you and we’re plugging away at it all. So, while you wait to read some awesome stuff… here’s some articles from around the web you might have missed.

Deadline – ‘The Magic Order’ Not Moving Forward; Netflix Series Was Based On Mark Millar Comic – That’s a shame…

Games Radar – Tom Taylor & Jon Sommariva re-imagine Peter Pan & Neverland in two-book series for Penguin Random House & Glenat – This should be interesting.

How to Love Comics – Amazing Spider-Man: Last Remains Reading Order Checklist – For those who are intersted…

Reviews

Monkeys Fighting Robots – Far Sector #8
How to Love Comics – My Riot
CBR – The Scumbag #1

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The weekend is almost here! Who’s taking part in New York Comic Con’s Metaverse? What about any of the other virtual events going on this weekend? Enjoying it? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for the weekday to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news from around the web.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Grab a shovel and exhume some bread with CHEAPJACK GENTLEMAN – Free comics!

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – New mural in Milwaukee depicts the struggles of Black residents over last 50 years – Very cool to see this and Jamal Igle’s involvement.

Kotaku – Report: Employees Accuse Twitch Of Indifference To Sexual Assault, Harassment, And Racism – Hmmm, maybe we won’t start streaming on there.

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It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d you all get? What’d you all like? What’d you all dislike? Sound off in the comments below. While you think about that, here’s some comic related news and a review from around the web.

Comicbook – Snowpiercer Season 2 Reveals Best Look Yet at Sean Bean’s New Villain – We’re excited for this. But, it’s Sean Bean… he’s getting killed, right?

Review

Batman News – Batman: Three Jokers #2

Batman: Three Jokers #2
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