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The weekend is almost here and we can’t wait to use it to catch up on so many things we need to do. While you wait for the work day to end and weekend begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

CBR – Spider-Man PS4 Sold 3.3 Million Units in First 3 Days – That’s a lot of copies.

Kotaku – Spider-Man’s Backpacks Bring The Web-Slinger Down To Earth – Who’s playing?

Newsarama – NIN’s Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross To Score HBO’s Watchmen – And that’s a soundtrack we’ll be buying!

The Beat – Con Wars: Wizard World Sacramento postponed less than three weeks out – That’s not a good sign.

Springfield News-Leader – Man stole housemate’s comic books to buy ‘food, cigarettes and marijuana,’ police say – Hrm…

 

Reviews

Comics Bulletin – Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #1

Comics Bulletin – Koschchei the Deathless

Around the Tubes

Yesterday was new comic book day! What’d everyone 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.

Polygon – Captain Marvel, explained by the people who reimagined her – Who else is excited for this film!?

CBLDF – 2018 Banned Books Week Handbook Has Arrived! – Hopefully we get to a point where this isn’t a thing anymore.

CBR – Disney’s Streaming Plans Will Likely Kill Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD – Or the bad ratings.

Comichron – Justice League, Batman, Venom lead reorders; first Local Comic Shop Day items appear – Not too surprising.

 

Reviews

Comic Attack – House of Whispers #1

The Beat – Passing for Human

We Got this Covered – Return of Wolverine #1

AiPT! – Star Wars: Thrawn

Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone getting? Sound off in the comments below! While you’re waiting for that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

CBLDF – Maine LGBTQ Book Ban Fails! – Good!

 

Reviews

AiPT! – Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #1

The Beat – Home After Dark

Talking Comics – Low Road West #1

Newsarama – Return of Wolverine #1

Around the Tubes

It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s everyone excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below! While you ponder that, we’ll have some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Comichron – August 2018 comics sales estimates online: Fantastic Four #1 moves 369,000 copies – For those that enjoy the horse race.

Digital Arts Online – Women and LGBT+ comic artists find a home with diverse publisher Avery Hill – Nice to see this.

Syracuse.com – New Syracuse publisher AHOY Comics launches, hopes ‘to make comics fun again’ – The debut comic was fantastic!

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – Cemetery Beach #1

Comics Bulletin – Death Orb #1

ICv2 – Final Fantasy: Lost Stranger Vol. 1

Comics Bulletin – League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Tempest #2

Comics Bulletin – Stranger Things #1

Around the Tubes

We’re recovering from Small Press Expo a fantastic show that’s a yearly reminder of the amazing and diverse amount of comics out there. We’ll have our thoughts this week but for now, here’s comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

NewsOK – Oklahoma educator earns scholarship with comic book proposal – Very Cool to see this.

Washington Post – Meet Captain South Africa; she’d rather not punch criminals – Might have to check this out.

WVLT – Comic book stores give away free comics to Florence evacuees – This is great to see, the community helping out. Go support these shops!

DC Comics – Breaking News: Cassandra Jean Amell Joins the Arrowverse As Nora Fries – Interesting…

DC Comics – Breaking News: The Arrowverse Finds its Lois Lane – She looks the part.

Smash Pages – SPX, TCJ, OMG: A Hot Take – If you want to read another take other than our own…

Smash Pages – Marvel cancels Cain, Mohan, Koch’s ‘The Vision’ miniseries – Sigh…

The Comichron – Fantastic Four #1 leads August 2018 comics sales; market up 4%, Marvel up 22% – It’s doomed! DOOMED!

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – Elric: The White Wolf #1

Talking Comics – Fantastic Four #2

Comic Attack – Stranger Things #1

Around the Tubes

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

Above the Law – Comic-Con(undrum): Court Condemns Counsel For ‘Head In The Sand’ Litigation Misconduct – Well worth the read.

Kotaku – Spider-Man’s Take On Police Feels Out Of Touch – We haven’t played yet, but do you agree?

The Hollywood Reporter – ‘My Friend Dahmer’ Producer Picks Up Mind-Bending Graphic Novel ‘Upgrade Soul’ – Anything not picked up yet?

The Comichron – Catwoman leads first October comics reorders; early reorder traffic for Thanos OGN – Again, not too surprising.

 

Reviews

The Beat – Other People

Bam! Smack! Pow! – Titans #25

Around the Tubes

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

The Beat – DC’s Adding More Titles to Their Walmart Comics Offering – Must be doing well.

CBR – Benjamin Percy Announces Departure from DC’s Nightwing – That’s a shame.

The Beat – Roz Chast is the first woman to be inducted into the Harvey Award Hall of Fame – About time and congrats it’s well deserved!

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – Batman #54

Talking Comics – Bully Wars #1

Comic Attack – The Dreaming #1

The Beat – Garlandia

Around the Tubes

It’s new comic day tomorrow. What’s everyone excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below! While you contemplate that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

CBR – Did Robin Really Appear In More Comics In the Golden Age Than Batman? – Never really thought of that question.

Kotaku – It’s Easy To Miss One Of Spider-Man’s Coolest Audio Details – We’ll check this out ourselves of course!

Newsarama – DC Universe’s Swamp Thing Aims For Hard-R Style Horror – Nice.

 

Reviews

Comics Bulletin – Leviathan #2

Newsarama – Thanos Legacy #1

Comics Bulletin – Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Talking Comics – Warbears #1

Around the Tubes

It seems like all of geekdom was playing Marvel’s Spider-Man this weekend. We got our copy, though haven’t had a chance to dive in yet. For those that have played, what do you all think? 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.

Psychology Today – Mental Health Representation Matters – A must read.

Kotaku – A Tour of Spider-Man’s Marvel Universe Easter Egg Locations – Very cool to see all of this in the game.

Kotaku – The Comic Book Touches That Make Spider-Man’s Photo Mode So Much Fun – Who’s playing the game?

Kotaku – Wedding Proposal Hidden In Spider-Man Becomes World’s Saddest Easter Egg – Ooof.

Rock Sound – Andy Biersack Is Releasing A Graphic Novel – What musician isn’t now?

DC Comics – Breaking News: Swamp Thing Finds its Abby Arcane – Solid casting.

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – Asgardians of the Galaxy #1

Comic Attack – The Gentleman #1

Comics Bulletin – Mystery Science Theater 3000 #1

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