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Sweet Tooth

While the comic news and releases have slowed down, it doesn’t mean the news has! We’ve got some news and reviews for you in our morning roundup.

CBLDF – Resources For Comics Creators and Employees Impacted By Coronavirus – Some helpful information.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: The many zines of Sarah Mirk – Free comics!

Comicbook – Netflix Orders Robert Downey Jr’s Sweet Tooth to Series, Based on Jeff Lemire Comic – Is there any comic not being turned into a tv show or movie?

Newsarama – Kubert School Waiving Application Fees For 2020-2021 School Year If You Apply This Month – Live your dream and apply!

Deadline – ‘Superman & Lois’: Emmanuelle Chriqui To Play Lana Lang In the CW Series Based On DC Characters – Kind of forgot this series was coming.

Deadline – ‘Superman & Lois’: Erik Valdez To Play Lana Lang’s Husband In the CW Series Based On DC Characters – Yeah, still forgot this was coming.

Newsarama – Disney+ Surpasses 50 Million Subscribers Globally – That’s a lot of subscribers.

Review

Newsarama – Quarter Killer Vol. 1

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Gotham High

It’d normally be new comic book day at shops but there’s still digital comics to get. What comics are you excited for? What have you been reading during the “release break”? Sound off in the comments. While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Need some new comics to read during quarantine? Black Mask has you covered – Free comics!

CBLDF – Retailer Resource for Selling Comics Online – Helpful information.

Reviews

Atomic Junk Shop – The Forever Maps
The Geekiary – Gotham High
Newsarama – Gotham High

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Kill a Man

It would be new comic book day tomorrow… but, it can be new comic book every day! What new comics are you all checking out? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

CBLDF – Let’s Create Comic Books! New Free Templates for Inspiring Activities – Some help to have some fun while you spend the time.

The Beat – Rick Veitch is named the new Comics Laureate of Vermont – and check out his new Boy Maximortal book – Very cool and congrats!

Reviews

Newsarama – Finger Guns #2
The Beat – Kakushigoto: My Dad’s Secret Ambition
Monkeys Fighting Robots – Kill a Man
Monkeys Fighting Robots – The Scent of May Rain
Atomic Junk Shop – The Strange Ones
But Why Tho Podcast – Suncatcher

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Sentient

It’s a new week and even though the future of comics, and many things, is unknown, it doesn’t mean we’re slowing down or stopping. Kick off your day with some comic news and reviews from around the web.

CBLDF – Register Now: Government Relief Loans for Comics Businesses Webinar – For those in the industry that need help.

How to Love Comics – The Legend of Korra Graphic Novel Reading Order Guide – For those that are interested.

How to Love Comics – 80+ Comic Book Reading Recommendations For While You’re Stuck At Home – What would you recommend?

Kotaku – Cosplayers Can’t Go To Cons, So They Had One On The Internet – This is very cool to see. Could we finally see “virtual conventions” coming into their own?

Flickering Myth – Chicago’s Mainframe Comic Con going forward virtually with celebrity interviews and more all for charity – This sounds like an interesting, and great, idea.

Reviews

Comic Attack – Batman: Curse of the White Knight #8
Atomic Junk Shop – Over My Dead Body
Talking Comics – Sentient
Comic Attack – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #104

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CBLDF

The weekdays are wrapping up as we go into the weekend and the unknown of what lies ahead for the comic industry. We’ll keep on reporting and have a lot coming. Until then, here’s some comic news from around the web.

Kotaku – Ultimate Alliance 3’s Fantastic Four DLC Is An Epic Epilogue – Who’s still playing? What do you think? We might finally be able to sit down and play the main game with what’s going on.

CBLDF – How To Apply For SBA Coronavirus Disaster Loans – Handy information for shops and others impacted.

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X-Men #9

It was to be new comic book day yesterday. Did anyone go to your comic shop? What’d you get? What’d you enjoy? 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.

CBLDF – Retailer Checklist For Temporary Store Closures – A handy guide.

Calgary Herald – Three rare comic books worth $50,000 stolen from Calgary shop – If anyone has any information, please do the right thing.

Reviews

The Beat – No One’s Rose #1
But Why Tho Podcast – Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #2
Newsarama – X-Men #9

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Hellions #1

It’s Wednesday and should be new comic book day. If you haven’t yet, please go and support your local comic shop in these troubled times. What are you all excited for this week? Sound off in the comments below. While you wait to go to the comic shop, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

CBLDF – Remote Retailing Webinar with CBLDF – A helpful webinar for stores and creators impacted by events.

Newsarama – Asterix Co-Creator Albert Uderzo Dies at Age 92 – Our thoughts are with his friends and family.

Reviews

The Beat – The Fire Never Goes Out
Newsarama – Giant-Size X-men: Nightcrawler #1
Newsarama – Hellions #1
AIPT – Road to Empyre: The Kree/Skrull War #1
Talking Comics – Transformers vs. Terminator #1
Newsarama – Wolverine #2

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The Oracle Code

It’s a new week and the world’s still spinning. Be safe everyone. Here’s some comic related news and reviews from around the web to keep you entertained.

CBLDF – What To Do During A Shutdown Order – Good advice.

CBLDF – Get Free Resources for Remote Learning with CBLDF – Some solid resources for those that need them.

Reviews

Monkeys Fighting Robots – Bog Bodies
But Why Tho Podcast – Catalyst Prime: Seven Days #6
The Beat – Old Haunts
Hypable – The Oracle Code
CBR – Outlawed #1
The Beat – X-Ray Robot #1

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Cable #1

It’s a new week and hopefully you’re all safe wherever you may be. While we may all be social distancing, it doesn’t mean the news is stopping. While you wait for things to kick off, here’s some news and reviews from around the web.

The Comichron – Comics market strong prior to COVID-19 impact, with February sales up 7%; Wolverine #1 dominates – For those that enjoy the race.

The Recorder – Following soft opening, His and Hers Comics to start regular hours Wednesday – A comic shop to go check out!

CBLDF – CBLDF Looking for Education Coordinator – If folks are looking for a job.

Reviews

CBR – All My Friends are Ghosts
AIPT – Cable #1
Talking Comics – Cable #1
CBR – Spider-Man: Noir #1
CBR – Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #1
Comics Bulletin – Transformers #18

Become a Character in a Bloodshot Comic with Humble Bundle!

Ever wanted to be a comic book character? Now’s your chance! 

Valiant Entertainment has announced a brand new addition to the current Bloodshot 2020 Humble Bundle: if you are the top contributor when the Bundle ends, you’ll win the opportunity to be drawn into an upcoming issue of Bloodshot by Tim Seeley!

Over $400-worth of DRM-free Bloodshot comics are available in the pay-what-you-want Bundle, with tiers starting at just $1. A portion of the proceeds from the Humble Bundle will go to support the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund, a non-profit organization that protects the First Amendment rights of comic book creators, fans, and more. Contributors are even able to specify the percentage of their contribution that goes to CBLDF!

For more details, and to join the race to the Top Contributor prize, check out the Bloodshot 2020 Humble Bundle here – but don’t delay! This fantastic offer ends on March 14, at 2pm EST!

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