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Mystique is Out for Revenge in this Artgerm Inferno #1 Variant Cover

The rulers of Krakoa have been playing a dangerous game with a dangerous woman, and they are about to see how badly that can burn them in Inferno #1, the upcoming X-Men series launching in October. In a saga that will serve as the next pivotal chapter in writer Jonathan Hickman’s vision for mutantkind, Mystique is ready to follow through on her promise to burn the nation of Krakoa to the ground after having been denied her wishes to be reunited with Destiny. Fans can see the iconic Marvel character prepare for her master plan in a stunning new Inferno #1 variant cover by superstar artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau.

Stay tuned for more cover reveals and be ready for Mystique to change the future of mutantkind forever when Inferno #1 hits stands on September 29th! Written by Hickman, Inferno #1 features the art of Valerio Schiti.

Inferno #1 Artgerm variant

New Trial of Magneto Covers Revealed!

Yesterday, fans learned that the Scarlet Witch’s shocking murder will be the mystery behind the upcoming series, X-Men: The Trial of Magneto! Now, check out brand-new cover artwork from top artists Stanley “Artgerm” Lau and Elizabeth Torque as well as the fully revealed main cover by Valerio Schiti. These gorgeous pieces showcase Wanda Maximoff in what will be a major turning point in her complex history with Magneto and the X-Men…

Stay tuned for more news and discover the truth behind the murder that will upend the world of mutantkind in X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #1 on August 18th! Written by Leah Williams with art by Lucas Werneck, it also features variants by Mark Brooks and John Romita, Jr.

DC Reveals New Details for DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration

DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration, is an incredible anthology spotlighting DC’s past, present and even future Asian superheroes, featuring some of the most dynamic Asian storytellers in and out of comics. Featuring an incredible cover by the team of DC Publisher and Chief Creative Officer Jim Lee, and colorist Alex Sinclair, this anthology includes a foreword by activist and CNN and WSJ Online contributor Jeff Yang, a selection of tribute pinups of DC’s Asian superheroes, plus an awesome variant cover featuring Cassandra Cain by artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau.

A New Hero: Monkey Prince!
DC Festival of Heroes will treat readers to the first appearance of an all-new character, the Monkey Prince. Debuting in a story written by award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang (Superman Smashes the Klan, Batman/Superman, New Super-Man) with art by Bernard Chang (Teen Titans, Batman Beyond), Monkey Prince is inspired by the Monkey King, legendary hero of Chinese mythology and the classic tale Journey to the West. In Yang and Chang’s original 12-page story, “The Monkey Prince Hates Superheroes,” Monkey Prince battles and teams up with Shazam to defeat both the evil Dr. Sivana and a Chinese deer demon spirit! To further celebrate this new superhero, the anthology will receive a special Monkey Prince 1 in 25 variant cover by Bernard Chang (check local comic book stores for availability).

Additional stories include:
“Masks” – Ram V, writer of CatwomanJustice League Dark, and The Swamp Thing, teams up with Audrey Mok, the artist of Sera and the Royal Stars, to tell a story featuring Jade Nguyen, a.k.a. Cheshire. Tying into V’s Catwoman run, Selina Kyle’s protégé Shoes has visions of being rescued as a child by Cheshire. Shoes takes these visions as a sign, donning a mask, taking the name “Cheshire Cat,” and asking Selina Kyle to train her. But is Catwoman ready to take on a sidekick?

“Sounds” – Detective Comics writer and Eisner Award winner Mariko Tamaki (Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass) and artist Marcus To team up to tell a story featuring Cassandra Cain, a.k.a. Batgirl. Batgirl struggles to understand words, but with her ability to read body language and uncanny fighting skills, she really doesn’t have to…until she meets someone and wishes that she had the right words—ANY words—to say to them!

“What’s in the Box?” – Cassandra Cain steps into the spotlight once more, but this time with Colin Wilkes, a.k.a. Abuse (who first appeared in Detective Comics #947, October 2008), courtesy of words and art by Dustin Nguyen. Abuse finds Batgirl sitting by a bridge, upset by a comment made by Damian Wayne.

“Dress Code” – Green Lantern Tai Pham makes his first comic book debut in this story by Green Lantern: Legacy writer Minh Lê with artist Trung Le Nguyen. Green Lantern is fighting with Arkillo, and the villain taunts him for his costume “looking like a dress.” This reminds Tai of a memory with his dead grandmother who he inherited his powers from.

“Festival of Heroes” – In a story by writer Amy Chu and artist Marcio Takara influenced by current headlines, Katana, Cyborg, and Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes) are asked to safeguard an Asian American and Pacific Islander community celebration against potential violence from a white supremacist group. But the heroes are quickly reminded that you don’t need capes, masks, or even special abilities to be a hero.

“Hawke & Kong” – Writer Greg Pak and artist Sumit Kumar team up on a story spotlighting the return of onetime Green Arrow Connor Hawke and Kong Kenan, also known as New Super-Man. Connor and Kenan need to do some quick thinking when a gift for Connor’s Korean aunt gets damaged in a battle with a dragon!

“Special Delivery” – Master of None writer Aniz Ansari makes his comic book debut with artist Sami Basri in this story featuring Robin (Damian Wayne). As Robin ponders about his heritage, he slowly discovers that something about this pizza place seems off…

“Kawaii Kalamity!” – Shadow of the Batgirl writer Sarah Kuhn and illustrator Victoria Ying (Diana: Princess of the Amazons) tell a story about Red Arrow’s reluctance of enjoying “kawaii” things because of people’s general assumptions of what she likes simply based on her Japanese heritage.

“Family Dinner” – Amazon juggernaut Grace Choi has to meet her girlfriend Anissa Pierce’s dad for dinner. But when your girlfriend is Thunder, that means meeting the parents is that much more stressful because her father is Black Lightning!

“Perceptible” – The Good Asian duo of Pornsak Pichetshote (writer) and Alexandre Tefenkgi (artist) tell a tale featuring The Atom (Ryan Choi) trying to defeat a microscopic robot sent from the future…to save our reality as we know it!

This 100-page commemorative anthology is a great way to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, awesome storytelling, and DC’s Super Heroes when it arrives in comic book stores and on participating digital platforms on Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

Preview: Blade Runner Origins #1

Blade Runner Origins #1

Author(s): K. Perkins, Mellow Brown, Mike Johnson
Artist(s): Fernando Dagnino
Cover Artist(s): Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau (CVR A), Peach Momoko (CVR B), Fernando Dagnino (CVR C), Robert Hack (CVR D), Piotr Kowalski (CVR E), Blank Sketch (CVR F)

Enter the world of Blade Runner: 2009 and Discover the untold origins of the Blade Runners!

A Tyrell Corporation scientist is DEAD – the victim of an apparent suicide.

But when LAPD Detective Cal is called in to investigate, he uncovers secret documents revealing a new kind of replicant and a conspiracy that could change the world. FEATURES AN ALL-STAR CREATIVE TEAM including K. PERKINS (Supergirl), MELLOW BROWN (American Gods) plus Titan’s bestselling Blade Runner 2019 co-writer MIKE JOHNSON.

Blade Runner Origins #1

Power Princess Heads Into Battle in Artgerm’s Heroes Reborn #1 Cover

This May, the Marvel Universe will be reborn without the Avengers in Heroes Reborn, a bold new super hero saga from mastermind creators Jason Aaron and Ed McGuiness. In a world where the Avengers never assembled, the Squadron Supreme has taken their place as Earth’s mightiest heroes, including Power Princess! See the hero in all her glory on a newly revealed variant cover for Heroes Reborn #1 by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau. Power Princess prepares to face off against the deadly new threats that await in the pages of this upcoming Marvel epic. Don’t miss the launch of this unpredictable new adventure when Heroes Reborn #1 hits stands on May 5th!

Heroes #1 Stanley “Artgerm” Lau Power Princess variant

DC Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration

This May, grab your favorite boba, pull a chair up to the dim sum table, and celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration, DC’s newest comic book anthology debuting May 11, 2021.

The 96-page one-shot issue will commemorate DC’s rich roster of Asian and Asian American characters, presenting new tales by some of the most lauded storytellers in comics. Ram V— the current Catwoman series writer—will at last unveil the long-seeded mystery behind Shoes in an action-packed tale that follows the character as she becomes Catwoman’s protégé, revealing her real name, secret origin, and who her mother is. Eisner Award-winning author Mariko Tamaki will continue her work on the Batman mythos and present an original Cassandra Cain story, marking the author’s first time taking on DC’s iconic Asian Batgirl. Joining these stories, Minh —the acclaimed writer behind the smash-hit middle-grade graphic novel Green Lantern: Legacy—will team with artist Trung Le Nguyen (author and artist of The Magic Fish) for an all-new story featuring Vietnamese American Tai Pham, DC’s newest Green Lantern co-created by Lê and Green Lantern: Legacy artist Andie Tong. This anthology marks Nguyen’s first work with DC.

For the main event, New York Times bestselling author Gene Luen Yang (Superman Smashes the Klan) and artist Bernard Chang will collaborate on a very special story fit for this celebratory month. Stay tuned for more details!

Additional stories and portraits will star iconic DC characters Katana, Lady Shiva, the Atom, and New Super-Man, among others, and will be written and drawn by fan-favorite writers and artists such as Francis Manapul, Greg Pak, Alyssa Wong, Marcio Takara, Sumit Kumar, Amy Chu, Dustin Nguyen, Cliff Chiang, Jen Bartel, Gurihiru and many more.

See below for the official description and full list of collaborators announced today and above for cover art by Jim Lee with Alex Sinclair. DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration hits stores and online retailers everywhere comics are sold on May 11, 2021.

DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration

Written by Gene Luen Yang, Mariko Tamaki, Minh Lê, Ram V, Greg Pak, Dustin Nguyen, Amy Chu, Alyssa Wong, and friends!
Drawn by Bernard Chang, Marcio Takara, Dustin Nguyen, Trung Le Nguyen, Francis Manapul, Marcus To, Sean Chen, Sumit Kumar, and others!
Portraits by Chiff Chiang, Jim Cheung, Jae Lee, Jen Bartel, Kevin Wada, Philip Tan, Gurihiru, and more!
Cover by Jim Lee with Alex Sinclair
Variant Cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau
On Sale 5/11/21
MSRP: $9.99

Grab your favorite boba and pull a chair up to the dim sum table as we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month with all your favorite Asian DC characters, old and new! Join Cassandra Cain, Katana, Green Lantern Tai Pham, the Atom, Dana Tan (a.k.a. Batman Beyond), Red Arrow, Lady Shiva, Damian Wayne and the al Ghul clan, New Super-Man, and more as we present new tales of these characters from their thrilling history! Plus, Cheshire Cat’s relationship to Cheshire is revealed as Shoes asks Selina Kyle to take her under her wing as Catgirl. And that’s just the start!

DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration

Titan Reveals a First Look at Artwork for Blade Runner Origins #1

Blade Runner Origins launches in February 2021 and Titan Comics has revealed a first look at the interior artwork for this new series by Fernando Dagnino. The series is being written by DC Comics veteran K. Perkins and screenwriter Mellow Brown with the award-winning co-writer of Titan’s Blade Runner 2019 Mike Johnson providing script supervision.

Commenting on what it has been like working on the series so far Fernando Dagnino stated “The cyber noir world developed in this masterpiece movie has forged my imagination ever since I was a kid. As an artist I feel privileged to be expanding this dark and complex universe and honored to be part of it´s history contributing,  together with a fantastic team of creators, to imagine this unique prequel that will not only answer questions to the origins of the series but it also links as any speculative SCI-FI story should with modern-day conflicts and concerns.”

A senior bioengineer for the Tyrell Corp is found hanging in her sealed laboratory, the victim of an apparent suicide. LAPD Detective Cal Moreaux—a war-scarred veteran of the bloody Off-world conflict known as Kalanthia, as depicted in the “Blackout 2022” Blade Runner anime—is sent to write it up, quickly, quietly and with the minimum of fuss. But something doesn’t sit right with the detective, and it soon becomes apparent that this is anything but a “normal” suicide. Did the scientist’s ground-breaking research on Nexus-model Replicants somehow contribute to her death? And is the apparent disappearance of a prototype Nexus unit also connected to the case? Det. Moreaux’s investigation will draw him into a dark conspiracy behind Dr. Tyrell’s Replicant empire.

Blade Runner Origins #1 will debut with a selection of amazing variant covers, including artwork by artists Peach MomokoStanley “Artgerm” Lau, a set of retro pulp-style covers by Robert Hack as well as covers by Piotr Kowalski and series artist Fernando Dagnino. It comes to shelves on February 24, 2021.

Blade Runner Origins #1

Preview: Horizon Zero Dawn Vol. 1

Horizon Zero Dawn Vol. 1

(W) Anne Toole (A) Ann Maulina (CA) Artgerm
In Shops: Nov 25, 2020
SRP: $16.99

A brand-new comic series based on the award-winning game by Guerrilla. Aloy and Talanah return in a new story set after the events of the game! Nature has reclaimed the planet. Awe-inspiring machines dominate the land, as humanity fights for survival on this new earth. Co-created by one of the writers of Horizon Zero Dawn game Anne Toole.

Collects Horizon Zero Dawn #1-4

Horizon Zero Dawn Vol. 1

Titan Reveals Character Sketches and All the Covers For Blade Runner Origins #1

Following the announcement by Titan Comics and Alcon Media Group that a brand new series Blade Runner Origins will be launching on February 24, 2021, they have now revealed the full cover line-up for issue 1 of this new title as well as a first look at two characters from this new series.

Blade Runner Origins is being writtern by DC Comics veteran K. Perkins, and screenwriter Mellow Brown with the award-winning co-writer of Titan’s Blade Runner 2019 Mike Johnson providing script supervision.

Blade Runner Origins
LAPD Detective Cal Moreaux – a war-scarred veteran of the bloody Off-world conflict, called in to investigate the apparent suicide of a Tyrell Corporation scientist
Blade Runner Origins
Ilora Stahl – an executive at the Tyrell Corporation. She’s the head of the research division into Replicant behaviour and the transference of memories.

A senior bioengineer for the Tyrell Corp is found hanging in her sealed laboratory, the victim of an apparent suicide. LAPD Detective Cal Moreaux—a war-scarred veteran of the bloody Off-world conflict known as Kalanthia, as depicted in the “Blackout 2022” Blade Runner anime—is sent to write it up, quickly, quietly and with the minimum of fuss. But something doesn’t sit right with the detective, and it soon becomes apparent that this is anything but a “normal” suicide. Did the scientist’s ground-breaking research on Nexus-model Replicants somehow contribute to her death? And is the apparent disappearance of a prototype Nexus unit also connected to the case? Det. Moreaux’s investigation will draw him into a dark conspiracy behind Dr. Tyrell’s Replicant empire.

Blade Runner Origins #1 will debut with a selection of amazing variant covers, including artwork by artists Peach MomokoStanley “Artgerm” Lau, a set of retro pulp-style covers by Robert Hack as well as covers by Piotr Kowalski and series artist Fernando Dagnino.

Preview: Horizon Zero Dawn #4

Horizon Zero Dawn #4

Author(s): Anne Toole
Artist(s): Ann Maulina
Cover Artist(s):
Cover A: Peach Momoko
Cover B: Game Art Wraparound
Cover C: Loish
Cover D: Stanley Artgerm Lau Blue Virgin Variant

A brand-new comic series based on the award-winning game by Guerrilla. Aloy and Talanah return in a new story set after the events of the game! Nature has reclaimed the planet. Awe-inspiring machines dominate the land, as humanity fights for survival on this new earth. Co-created by one of the writers of Horizon Zero Dawn game Anne Toole.

Horizon Zero Dawn #4
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