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Teen Titans: Beast Boy

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone getting? What are you excited for? What do you plan on reading? Sound off in the comments below. While you think about that and wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Kotaku – Fortnite’s Latest Marvel Map Change Adds A Black Panther Statue – A nice honor.

Kotaku – Biden Campaign Brings Centrist Yard Signage To Animal Crossing – It’ll be interesting to see where digital campaigning goes in video games.

Kotaku – Avengers’ Story Campaign Is Bigger And Better Than I Expected – Who’s playing?


Talking Comics – Killadelphia #7
The Beat – My Life in Plants
The Geekiary – Teen Titans: Beast Boy

Fortnite Goes Marvel with The Nexus War

Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 4 has dropped and the heroes and villains of Marvel have ended up on the Island.

Players can now take up super-powers like Doctor Doom’s gauntlets and Silver Surfer’s board. The season also features iconic locations like Doom’s domain, a Sentinel graveyard and more. There’s also new loot like the Stark Industries Energy Rifle.

Check out the videos below and find out about Nexus War!

Marvel Teams Up with Fortnite for September and October Variants

The worlds of Marvel and the Island collide in Nexus War in Fortnite Chapter 2 – Season 4! This new season will feature your favorite Marvel heroes crossing over with the amazing world of the Fortnite via character skins, weapons, comics – and a new series of stunning variant covers releasing this September and October!

Some of the industry’s top artists including Joe Quesada, Ed McGuinness, Sara Pichelli, Russell Dauterman, and more will showcase Fortnite favorites like Blaze and Carbide side by side with the Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the X-Men! Check out the complete list of the Fortnite variant covers coming your way:

  • AVENGERS #36 Fortnite Variant by Sara Pichelli
  • FANTASTIC FOUR #24 Fortnite Variant by Giuseppe Camuncoli
  • SAVAGE AVENGERS #12 Fortnite Variant by Adam Kubert
  • MARAUDERS #13 Fortnite Variant by Russell Dauterman
  • THOR #8 Fortnite Variant by Olivier Coipel
  • VENOM #29 Fortnite Variant Aaron Kuder
  • X-FORCE #13 Fortnite Variant Joshua Cassara
  • AVENGERS #37 Fortnite Variant by Mark Brooks
  • CAPTAIN AMERICA #24 Fortnite Variant by Ed McGuinness
  • CAPTAIN MARVEL #22 Fortnite Variant by Iban Coello
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #7 Fortnite Variant by Javier Garron
  • IRON MAN #2 Fortnite Variant by Marco Checchetto
  • X-MEN #13 Fortnite Variant by Joe Quesada

Set in Marvel Comics continuity, the events of NEXUS WAR take place between the panels of THOR #4, which released this past March. To learn more, don’t miss a special 10-page Fortnite/Thor crossover story written by Donny Cates and drawn by Greg Land in FANTASTIC FOUR #24, and be sure to keep your eyes peeled in Marvel comics to catch hints of where these characters go – and return from – next!

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Fortnite Aquaman

The weekend is almost here! What geeky things are you all up to? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that and wait for the weekend to begin, here’s some geeky news from around the web.

Kotaku – Fortnite Removed From Apple And Google Stores, Epic Taking Both Companies To Court – This court decision has the potential for a massive impact at Apple and beyond. Imagine what digital comic apps could do if they no longer had to use Apple’s pay system.

CBR – AMC Announces 15-Cent Tickets to Celebrate Reopening, 100-Year Anniversary – That’s a deal to also catch COVID!

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Empyre #4

It’s a new week and we’ve got lots coming at you including some new voices to the site! While you get prepared for all of the excitement, here’s some news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Fortnite Intel – Fortnite leaks point to in-game comic books coming soon – Intriguing. There’s been a lot of comic tie-ins lately.

How to Love Comics – Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (IDW Continuity) Reading Order Guide – For those that want to dive in!


Talking Comics – Empyre #4
Talking Comics – Giant-Size X-Men: Fantomex #1
Geek Dad – Lizard on a Zoot Suit

Captain America Comes to Fortnite

The First Avenger comes to Fortnite in the Item Shop. Captain America is a new outfit in the game. He’s armed with his indestructible shield and iron will.

The item in the shop includes Captain America’s outfit which features his Proto-Adamantium Pickaxe and Back Bling. You can wield the shield as your pickaxe or strap it on your back.

Celebrate Cap’s arrival with the Grand Salute emote!

Deadpool, Cable, Psylocke, and Domino… it’s X-Force in Fortnite

Get your X-Force on in Fortnite as Deadpool, Cable, Psylocke, and Domino have joined the popular video game.

Deadpool had previously entered the game but his X-Friends are brand new. You can get all three and their gear in the Item Shop.

If you haven’t completed Deadpool’s previous two Challenges, there’s still time!

To unlock Deadpool’s Outfit, make sure you have the Chapter 2 – Season 2 Battle Pass and complete his Week 7 Challenges: finding 2 of his Pistols and bringing them to him.

And for the Maskless style of Deadpool, make sure you complete his Week 8 Challenges: finding his pool floaty and taking part in his Yacht Party.

All of Deadpool’s Challenges will be available until the end of the Season.

Fortnite is Coming Soon to Pop! Keychains

Do you prefer to throw yourself into battle with guns blazing or camp out in the bushes and wait for your enemies to eliminate each other? Are you the first or last player off the Battle Bus? Is solo, duo or squad mode more your style? Whatever your battle strategy happens to be, there’s one thing 250 million players can agree on: Fortnite is awesome. Throw in hundreds of intimidating, hilarious and adorable skins and it’s no wonder the game has such an enormous following. Sink your teeth into victory and bling out your keychain with a Pop! Keychain Peely, Fishstick, Frozen Raven, and Loot Llama.

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