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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 a review from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Beat – Small Press Spotlight: A cult for Dracula or Freedom Fighters? Choose your group – Some comics from a small publisher to check out!

Review

Collected Editions – Batman: Detective Comics Vol. 4: Cold Vengeance

Detective Comics Vol. 4: Cold Vengeance

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

Kotaku – YouTube’s Copyright Filter Is Crushing Video Critique—And It’s Getting Worse – There’s a lot of issues in the process. We’ve gotten false take down notices and have worried about this sort of video.

The Comichron – Marvel most prolific reprint publisher in 2020, but other publishers gain share – Some interesting info about 2020’s publishing.

Review

Geek Dad – Detective Comics #1033

Detective Comics #1033

Preview: Detective Comics #1032

Detective Comics #1032

Written by: Peter J. Tomasi
Art by: Brad Walker

Father vs. son round two! Batman and Damian Wayne are once again butting heads after Bruce uncovers the missing Black Casebook pages in the clutches of his estranged son. But when the notorious Hush captures the entire Bat-Family, the Dark Knight and the former Boy Wonder must put aside their differences to help Nightwing, Batgirl, Signal, Orphan, Red Hood, and Batwoman survive!

Detective Comics #1032

DC Makes Their Post Future State Clearer with new Creative Teams

If you missed the news, DC announced numerous new creative teams taking over starting in March after the conclusion of DC Future State in January and February. The announcements were made at CCXP Worlds event this past weekend. The announcement featured not just creative teams but also brand new titles as well.

Check out the full list of reveals below!

Batman Family:

New names will be hitting the mean streets of Gotham City as well! Future State: Harley Quinn writer Stephanie Phillips and artist Riley Rossmo will deliver new adventures of the Clown Princess of Crime in an all-new Harley Quinn ongoing series, launching March 24, 2021.

Harley Quinn #1

Following both their story in Detective Comics #1027 and Bruce Wayne’s clandestine battle against The Magistrate in Future State: Dark Detective, award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki and artist Dan Mora will continue the adventures of the Dark Knight and his allies as the new team on Detective Comics, beginning with issue #1034 on March 24, 2021. Not to be outdone, award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and superstar artist Ivan Reis continue the adventures of the “World’s Finest” in Batman/Superman #16, also on sale March 24, 2021.

Superman/Wonder Woman Family:

New adventures featuring the Amazon warrior princess arrive on March 10, 2021 as co-writers Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad and artist Travis Moore are the new Wonder Woman team, starting with issue #770. In this new story arc, Diana has to endure endless fighting – and partying(?) – as she tries to figure out why she’s in Valhalla, and why nobody seems surprised that she’s there.

Womder Woman #770

Justice League Family:

On March 3, 2021, the Future State: Swamp Thing team of writer Ram V and Mike Perkins will be continuing the adventures of the Protector of the Green in Swamp Thing, a 10-issue limited series. Also on March 3, Peacemaker takes center stage, leading an Amanda Waller-controlled Task Force X in a new Suicide Squad ongoing series, by Future State: Suicide Squad writer Robbie Thompson, with art by Eduardo Pansica. This series starts off with a bang, as Waller sends Peacemaker and Task Force X to recruit its next member – Talon, the master assassin from the Court of Owls. Meanwhile, she has her own hands full as she tries to recruit – Superboy?

Class is in session on March 17, 2021, as the Future State: Teen Titans duo of writer Tim Sheridan and artist Rafa Sandoval join the original Titans – Nightwing, Starfire, Cyborg, Raven and Beast Boy – school a new generation of teenage crimefighters in a new ongoing series, Teen Titans Academy. Pay close attention, because one of these novice heroes will become Red X!

Teen Titans Academy

In April, Future State: Green Lantern writer Geoffrey Thorne continues to uphold the oath of the Green Lantern Corps with a new Green Lantern ongoing series.

So, to recap:

March 3, 2021

Suicide Squad #1 – Robbie Thompson/Eduardo Pansica (new ongoing series, team)

Swamp Thing #1 – Ram V/Mike Perkins (new limited series, team)

March 10, 2021

Wonder Woman #770 – Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad/Travis Moore (new team)

March 17, 2021

Teen Titans Academy #1 – Tim Sherridan/Rafa Sandoval (new ongoing series, team)

March 24, 2021

Batman/Superman #16 – Gene Luen Yang/Ivan Reis (new talent team)

Detective Comics #1034 – Mariko Tamaki/Dan Mora (new talent team)

Harley Quinn #1 – Stephanie Phillips/Riley Rossmo (new ongoing series, team)

April 2021

Green Lantern #1 – Geoffrey Thorne (new ongoing series, team)

And this only the beginning! DC Connect #8, available on March 23, 2021 for free at retailers and via digital download and online reader contains more news from this game-changing two-month event, as it impacts more of the best writers, artists and DC characters in 2021!

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Kill a Man

The weekend is almost here! What geeky things will you all be doing? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for the weekday to end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Roll a natural 20 with POCKETSS – Free comics!

Kotaku – You Can All Get This Ugly Suit In Arkham Knight Now – Zur En Arrh ugly!? Hell no! It’s a classic!

Reviews

Talking Comics – Batman/Catwoman #1
Comics Bulletin – Detective Comics #826
Comic Watch – Kill A Man
CBR – The Union #1

Preview: Detective Comics #1031

Detective Comics #1031

Written by: Peter J. Tomasi
Art: Jorge Jimenez, Bilquis Evely

Damian Wayne has made his move against a familiar threat from Bruce Wayne’s past—so why has the former Boy Wonder targeted none other than Tommy Elliot, a.k.a. Hush? It may have something to do with the Black Casebook that Bruce liberated from the Joker’s territory in the monumental Detective Comics #1027…but how far will Damian go to avenge this grudge from his father’s past?

Detective Comics #1031

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Terminal Punks #1

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.

Bloody Disgusting – ‘Spawn’ Reboot: Blumhouse Working “to Get the Story Right” – Guesses if this film will ever get made?

Reviews

Geek Dad – Detective Comics #1030
The Beat – Dethany and the Other Clique
Collected Editions – Supergirl Vol. 3 Infectious
The Beat – Terminal Punks #1
CBR – Terminal Punks #1

Preview: Detective Comics #1030

Detective Comics #1030

Written by: Peter J. Tomasi
Art by: Bilquis Evely

A new foe called the Mirror has joined the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery, but is there more to this villain than meets the eye? Or is he simply a reflection of the world around him? As the Bat-Family find themselves on the run from the Mirror’s army, Damian Wayne lurks in the shadows, plotting his next move in a cat-and-mouse game between father and son that can only end in disaster!

Detective Comics #1030

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Dune: House Atreides #1

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

The Comichron – Three Jokers #2 leads DC September unit sales, Detective #1027 leads dollars – For those interested in the race.

Smash Pages – Shortlist announced for the 2020 British Fantasy Awards – Congrats to all of the nominees.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: It’s a bug-pocalypse in HIVE – Free comics!

Review

CBR – Dune: House Atreides #1

Preview: Detective Comics #1029

Detective Comics #1029

Written by: Peter J. Tomasi
Art by: Kenneth Rocafort

After the City of Bane, the Riddler’s takeover, The Joker War, and more, the people of Gotham City have had enough. The world is changing for Bruce Wayne, and the question he must ask himself is: What role does the Batman have in a city that rejects him? As the year barrels forward into what will become a turning point for the Dark Knight, Batman must grapple with the very citizens he has sworn to protect…while a familiar face looms large as a new threat on the horizon: Damian Wayne!

Detective Comics #1029
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