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Preview: Bloodborne: Lady of the Lanterns #3

Bloodborne: Lady of the Lanterns #3

(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Piotr Kowalski (CA) Harvey Tolibao
In Shops: Nov 23, 2022
SRP: $3.99

NEW COMIC SERIES BASED ON THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED GOTHIC GAMING HIT, BLOODBORNE!

Enter the city of Yharnam through the eyes of its citizens, when new hunters take to the streets to fight against the cruel and unusual epidemic that has gripped the city. In the black of the night, families and faith will be tested…

Bloodborne: Lady of the Lanterns #3

Preview: Star Trek: Resurgence #1

Star Trek: Resurgence #1

(W) Dan Martin, Andrew Grant (A/CA) Josh Hood
In Shops: Nov 16, 2022
SRP: $3.99

On a windswept planet bordering the notoriously hostile Talarian Republic, a scientist on the cusp of developing technology that will revolutionize warp goes missing. The crew of the U.S.S. Resolute is tasked with an urgent stealth mission to recover Dr. Leah Brahms and keep her research out of enemy hands. Tune in to the exclusive five-issue comic prequel to Dramatic Labs’ highly anticipated narrative adventure game, Star Trek Resurgence! From Resurgence lead game writers Dan Martin and Andrew Grant with art by Josh Hood (Star Trek: Mirror Broken)!

Star Trek: Resurgence #1

Review: Midnight Suns #1

Midnight Suns #1

I remember the first time I read a team up in comics. It felt cool whenever your favorite characters would get together. This is initially what drew me to the animated series Spiderman and His Amazing Friends as a kid. Peter’s interactions with the Firestar and Iceman made the series so entertaining and fun.

I did not know it then but it was giving me the foundation of how it is to work within a team. It definitely helped me in organized sports, knowing that you have to work with each other to win. This absolutely made it crystal clear when I joined the military, as we all had our part. In Midnight Suns #1, a new team is formed to face a very evil threat.

We’re taken to a town called Centerville, where a young woman that goes by the name of Mary Beth Zoric, is being threatened with a gun, for practicing Black Magic. We are also taken to the Strange Academy, where we meet Zoe Laveau, is a new student at the school, who is having a hard time adjusting, but right when it looks like she will be just fine, she has a dark vision, one that looks to change her whole life. Blade summons the Midnight Suns, as Nico Magik saw the same vision as Zoe. They take it as a harbinger of evil to come. By the issue’s end, they fend off an attack by a hoard of demons but find an unlikely foe in Dr. Doom.

Overall, Midnight Suns #1 is a fun issue but somewhat predictable. The story by Sacks is serviceable. The art by the creative team is gorgeous. Altogether, it’s a fine team up but not one which I can exactly say I am compelled to continue.

Story: Ethan Sacks Art: Luigi Zagaria
Color: Antonio Fabela Letterer: Joe Sabino
Story: 6.0 Art: 8.0 Overall: 7.0 Recommendation: Read

Marvel provided Graphic Policy with a FREE copy for review


Purchase: TFAWZeus ComicscomiXology/Kindle

Battle for Wakanda With All-New MARVEL Contest of Champions Trailer Featuring Killmonger, Kraven & More!

The Contest continues with an all-new MARVEL Contest of Champions cinematic trailer featuring the Princess of Wakanda Shuri [Avengers: Infinity War] alongside Killmonger and Jabari Panther battling against a Multiverse of Champions, including Attuma [Black Panther: Wakanda Forever], Kraven and Namor! You can check out the new trailer.

Shuri is available now in-game and Attuma will arrive Dec. 1! In addition to the new cinematic trailer, fans can also check out Shuri and Attuma in the recent Champion Reveal Trailer and catch up on The Battlerealm with character Deep Dive and Special Moves content on the official MARVEL Contest of Champions YouTube channel

Other MARVEL Contest of Champions updates including bug fixes, balance updates, challenges and more can be found HERE.

MARVEL Future Fight’s Newest Update Features Content Inspired by Marvel Studio’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Netmarble commemorates the upcoming film release of Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, with inspired-content created for its blockbuster mobile RPG MARVEL Future Fight. Starting today, players can experience a newly added character, uniforms, Comic Card Deck, tier upgrades, and more.

The latest game update inspired by Marvel Studios’ Black Panther: Wakanda Forever features the newly added character, M’Baku, in addition to three new uniforms for ShuriNamor and Riri Williams. Players can experience heroes and themes from the movie with the new Legendary Battle Wrath of the Sea content. Additionally, a new Comic Card Deck has been added (5 Comic Cards can be equipped at one time). Players can equip different card decks to access various content through the Settings option.

New character tier upgrades are now available for Namor (Tier-4 with new Striker Skill) and Shuri (Tier-3 with new Ultimate Skill). Awakened Skills and Transcend Potential have been added to Ironheart and Moon Girl. To further enhance the overall game experience, Dimensional Rift convenience has been improved for all players to enjoy.

MARVEL Future Fight has over 150 million players across the world with the game currently available worldwide in the App Store and Google Play.

Marvel Future Fight Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence Digital Comic Available for Free Download Today

Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence, the digital comic book developed by SEGA of America, Inc. that predates the story of the new video game Sonic Frontiers, is now available for free download. The digital comic can be downloaded on the IDW Publishing app, IDWPublishing.com, ComiXology, Google Play, and Apple Books.

Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence shows Sonic, Tails, and Amy’s journey to the mysterious Starfall Islands, who then find themselves in the middle of a brawl with Dr. Eggman’s badniks along the way. Sonic and his friends ask themselves: What is Eggman doing here and why is he acting strangely? These are just the first mysteries in this exclusive prologue to Sonic Frontiers.

It’s written by Ian Flynn with art by Evan Stanley, and color by Heather Breckel.

Sonic Frontiers will launch starting at $59.99 on PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, the Nintendo Switch family of systems and Steam on November 8.

Sonic Frontiers Prologue: Convergence

Horror video game Dead by Daylight is coming to comics

Titan Comics is teaming up with Behaviour Interactive, the publisher behind the global phenomenon Dead by Daylight to bring its dark and addictive universe to the world of comic books. The new project will come to life in March 2023.

Played by more than 50 million players globally and across all platforms, Dead by Daylight, known as the zeitgeist of horror, is a thrilling game of cat and mouse, where four Survivors try to escape a dreadful Killer in ever-repeating Trials, set to appease a malevolent Entity. Since its inception in 2016, the game has collaborated with countless cult licenses from movies, TV shows, manga and more. With 28 Killers, 31 Survivors – both original and licensed as well as 17 original maps, Dead by Daylight is the place where horror and action lives.

Written by Harvey Award-winning writer Nadia Shammas, with art by Dillon Snook, Titan’s Dead by Daylight comic book will introduce readers to the beloved DbD Killers The Legion – comprised of 4 distinct troubled teenagers: high school dropout Frank, small-town girl Julie, practical joker Joey, and the shy and naive Susie – as they navigate their way through their troubled world.

Dead By Daylight Issue #1 will hit comic shops and digital devices in March 2023.

Dead by Daylight

All-New Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Content Drops for MARVEL Contest of Champions

Kabam’s mobile fighter MARVEL Contest of Champions has debuted all-new content themed after the upcoming Marvel Studios film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The Champion Reveal trailer introduces two new Champions, inspired by the Marvel films, coming to the popular mobile fighter – Shuri [Avengers: Infinity War] and Attuma [Black Panther: Wakanda Forever]. With over 200 Champions in The Contest, players can also add other legendary Marvel characters to their roster from the Black Panther universe including a visually updated Black Panther, Killmonger and more!

Here is a quick look at what The Contest has in store this coming month:

The plague of Galactus continues to consume The Battlerealm! The hungry eyes of the World Eaters have turned to Wakanda. Shuri has requested the aid of the Summoner in an important diplomatic task. They will need to convince Namor to open his gates to the woes of Wakanda, but the deadly Attuma may have other plans for these new arrivals. It’s up to the Summoner and Shuri to save both their homes from becoming lost in a SEA OF TROUBLES!

Princess of Wakanda and head of the Wakandan Design Group, Shuri’s genius and ingenuity has been the driving force behind much of Wakanda’s modern technical superiority. Not one for getting hung up on tradition or ceremony, Shuri is constantly pushing the limits of vibranium technology and was the mind behind the advanced suits used by her brother T’Challa, the Black Panther.

Attuma is a stalwart protector of Talokan, aiding king Namor in protecting its people from threats below and above. Attuma is proud and strong, with a knack for grasping opportunity, and the iron will to never fully surrender, even when his plans go awry. Now, with Talokan under threat from surface dwellers, Attuma will resort to any means necessary to defend his people and culture, even if those he supports do not agree with his methods.

Set your reminders! Shuri will arrive in-game Nov. 10 and Attuma on Dec. 1. In the meantime, fans can now check out Shuri and Attuma in the all-new Champion Trailer – Sea Of Troubles – and catch up on The Battlerealm with character Deep Dive and Special Moves content on the official MARVEL Contest of Champions YouTube channel

Explore Thedas with the Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Boxed Set

Dark Horse Books and BioWare are teaming up to bring you the Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Boxed Set. This two-volume encyclopedia collection features a deep dive into the world of the popular gaming franchise. For the first time, Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Volume 1 and Volume 2 are presented together in new paperback editions, housed in a slipcase which features art from the artists of the Dragon Age games.

A compelling and thoughtfully designed two-volume encyclopedia of Thedas, this collection is perfect for anyone interested in BioWare’s hit fantasy franchise Dragon Age! Covering events from all the games through Dragon Age: Inquisition, this set is a perfect introduction for newcomers, and a deep dive full of secrets for die-hard fans.

These dramatic, beautiful tomes illuminate the darkest corners of the Deep Roads to the most illusory reaches of the Fade, taking readers on a journey through one of the most fully-realized fantasy universes of our time.   

The Dragon Age: World of Thedas Boxed Set will be available in bookstores July 11, 2023 and comic shops July 12, 2023. It is available for pre-order now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. It will retail for $59.99.

Dragon Age: The World of Thedas Boxed Set

Transformers Beyond Reality is now available on PSVR in the European and Australia

Transformers Beyond Reality

Transformers Beyond Reality is now available on PSVR in the European and Australian Playstation VR marketplace. Developed by Meta4 Interactive, in partnership with the Canadian Media Fund (CMF) and Hasbro, the arcade-style first-person VR shooter is the first TRANSFORMERS VR game to be released for home play. The game was initially released in North America and Asia, and now it’s availability has expanded… beyond!

In Transformers Beyond Reality, players suit up as one of the first human recruits and work with the Autobots to uncover the Decepticons’ plot to use the power of Synthetic Dark Energon and take over their home planet Cybertron – destroying Earth in the process. With weaponry and armor that uses a hybrid of advanced Cybertronian and human technology, players will go toe to rudder with Decepticons!    

With intuitive controls and an on-rails format players of any age can immerse themselves in the exciting and nostalgic world of Transformers.           

Transformers Beyond Reality gives players the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of the giant shape shifting robots and enjoy playing alongside (or against) some of the franchise’s favourite characters including Optimus Prime, Bumblebee, Grimlock, Starscream, Windblade, Soundwave and Megatron among others. No stranger to the TRANSFORMERS franchise, this title marks Meta4’s 3rd VR game set in the TRANSFORMERS universe after their acclaimed location-based entertainment titles Transformers: VR Battle Arena and Transformers: VR Invasion.    

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