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Preview: Star Wars Adventures, Vol. 6: Flight of the Falcon

Star Wars Adventures, Vol. 6: Flight of the Falcon

Michael Moreci (w) • Arianna Florean (a) • Philip Murphy (c)

A galaxy-spanning adventure tracking Han Solo’s renowned light freighter in a series of tales highlighting its illustrious history, starring Chewie, Luke, Leia, and more! Follow Bazine Netal’s quest for the legendary Millennium Falcon! The First Order spy travels the galaxy seeking information on the ship’s whereabouts. Along the way she will hear tales from some familiar faces–and some new ones–hot on the trail of the fastest ship in the galaxy! Collects the “Flight of the Falcon” story from Star Wars Adventures #14–18, plus the Flight of the Falcon one-shot.

TPB • FC • $9.99 • 80 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-499-2

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Preview: Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #5

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #5

writer: Michael Moreci
artist: Breno Tamura
covers: Brent Schoonover (A), Breno Tamura (B)
Brent Schoonover (RI-B/W), Breno Tamura (RI-Virg), Brent Schoonover (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | Sci-Fi | $3.99 | Teen+

It all comes down to this: Twilight Command has its back against the wall, but they refuse to relent. They can’t—not when Cavil’s army of toasters is ready to swarm New Caprica. Prepare yourself for an explosive—and shocking—finale!

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #5

ALA 2019: DC Reveals a Massive Slate of Graphic Novels Geared Towards Young Adults and Middle Grade Readers Releasing Through 2021

The 2019 convention for the American Library Association (ALA) kicked off with huge news that DC was consolidating its line under three “brands.” That left many to wonder about the future of the DC Zoom and DC Ink graphic novel lines. Launched last year, the new graphic novel imprints were focused on the young adult and middle grade readers and have been hits so far. DC followed up those concerns with an announcement of a slate of graphic novel releases aimed at those young adult and middle grade readers.

These graphic novels continue the focus on stories not part of DC’s ongoing continuity making them accessible to new fans. The releases also focus on the original mandate of YA titles being about “everyday aspirations, struggles, and triumphs,” while the middle grade releases being focused on stories about “friends, family, and growing up.”

Spring 2020 Lineup

Young Adult Titles

  • Gotham High – Written by Melissa de la Cruz and illustrated by Thomas Pitilli (February 2020)
  • The Oracle Code – Written by Marieke Nijkamp and illustrated by Manuel Preitano (March 2020)

Middle Grade Titles

  • Green Lantern: Legacy – Written by Minh Lê and illustrated by Andie Tong (January 2020)                       
Batman Tales: Once Upon a Crime
Zatanna & the House of Secrets
  • Batman: Overdrive – Written by Shea Fontana and illustrated by Marcelo DiChiara (March 2020)
Batman: Overdrive
DC Super Hero Girls: Powerless
  • Anti/Hero – Written by Kate Karyus Quinn and Demitria Lunetta and illustrated by Maca Gil (April 2020)
  • ArkhaManiacs – Written by Art Baltazar and Franco and illustrated by Art Baltazar (April 2020)
ArkhaManiacs
My Video Game Ate My Homework

Upcoming Titles Debuting in 2020 and 2021

  • Upcoming Young Adult Titles (Not all titles are final)
    • Catwoman: Soulstealer – Adapted by Louise Simonson from Sarah J. Maas’ DC Icon prose novel and illustrated by Samantha Dodge
    • Galaxy: The Prettiest Star – Written by Jadzia Axelrod and illustrated by Cait Zellers
    • House of El Book 1 – Written by Claudia Gray and illustrated by Eric Zawadzki
    • I Am Not Starfire—Written by Mariko Tamaki
    • Mister Miracle – Written by Varian Johnson
    • Nubia – Written by L.L. McKinney and illustrated by Robyn Smith
    • Swamp Thing – Written by Maggie Stiefvater and illustrated by Morgan Beem           
    • Teen Titans: Beast Boy – Written by Kami Garcia and illustrated by Gabriel Picolo
    • Victor & Nora: A Mr. Freeze Story – Written by Lauren Myracle and illustrated by Isaac Goodhart
    • Whistle – Written by E. Lockhart and illustrated by Manuel Preitano
    • Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed – Written by Laurie Halse Anderson and illustrated by Leila del Duca
    • You Brought Me the Ocean – Written by Alex Sanchez and illustrated by Julie Maroh
    • Zatanna: The Jewel of Gravesend – Written by Alys Arden and illustrated by Jacquelin De Leon
  • Upcoming Middle Grade Titles (Not all titles are final)                         
    • Amethyst: Princess of Gemworld – Written by Shannon and Dean Hale
    • Batman and Robin…and Howard – Written and illustrated by Jeffrey Brown
    • DC Super Hero Girls – Written by Amy Wolfram
    • Dear Super-Villains – Written by Michael Northrop and illustrated by Gustavo Duarte
    • Green Arrow: Stranded – Written by Brendan Deneen and illustrated by Caleb Hosalla
    • Indestructibles Book 1—Written by Ridley Pearson
    • Lois Lane – Written by Grace Ellis and illustrated by Brittney Williams
    • Metropolis Grove – Written and illustrated by Drew Brockington
    • Primer – Written by Thomas Krajewski and Jennifer Muro and illustrated by Gretel Lusky
    • Superman Smashes the Klan – Written by Gene Luen Yang and illustrated by Gurihiru
    • Super Sons Book 3: Escape to Landis – Written by Ridley Pearson and illustrated by Ile Gonzalez          
    • Teen Titans Go! to Camp – Written by Sholly Fisch
    • Teen Titans Go! Roll with It – Written by Heather Nuhfer and P.C. Morrissey 
    • The Mystery of the Meanest Teacher: A Johnny Constantine Graphic Novel – Written by Ryan North and illustrated by Derek Charm

Vault Comics Announces Nightfall, an Annual Horror Publishing Event

Vault Comics Nightfall

Vault Comics this delivers “Nightfall” this fall. “Nightfall” is an annual event focused on tales of horror. Every year as the weather turns brisk and autumn sets in, “Nightfall” comes.

As Vault continues its usual line, select new series introduced from September to December will bear the “Nightfall” icon, promising genuine horror. A “Nightfallseries will release like any other Vault periodical, concluding based on the title’s planned length.

Vault is known for its science fiction and fantasy but “Nightfall” is a line focused on horror. While it might have some sci-fi or fantasy, when you read “Nightfall,” it’ll make your skin crawl. It allows the company to maintain its core focus while also embracing their love of horror.

The first title under the “Nightfall” banner will be The Plot, co-written by Tim Daniel and Michael Moreci and drawn by Joshua Hixson.

In order to receive…first you must give. When Chase Blaine’s estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to McKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta—which overlooks a deep, black bogland teeming with family secrets.

– The Plot

The Plot #1 will receive a Vault Vintage Cover B by Nathan Gooden and Tim Daniel, an homage to Bernie Wrightson’s classic House of Secrets #92 cover (DC Comics).

The Plot #1 hits shelves in September, 2019.

DC Reveals New DC Ink Graphic Novels at BookCon 2019

During the DC Ink panel at BookCon 2019 with authors Kami Garcia, Danielle Paige, Lauren Myracle, and Mariko Tamaki, DC made several exciting announcements for the publisher’s upcoming YA graphic novels, revealing a new trailer and title for the highly anticipated Teen Titans series, and the artists and covers for the Spring 2020 slate.

In anticipation of its July 2, 2019, release DC debuted an official trailer for Teen Titans: Raven during the panel. Written by New York Times bestselling author Kami Garcia and illustrated by fan-favorite artist Gabriel Picolo, Teen Titans: Raven follows 17-year-old Rachel Roth as she moves to New Orleans to live with her foster mother’s family after a tragic accident. Raven’s past and present collide when strange things happen during her final year of high school. Garcia’s debut graphic novel is the first book in her multi-part Teen Titans series with popular artist Gabriel Picolo.

Panel attendees were also treated to the first look at Garcia and Picolo’s next Teen Titans installment, Teen Titans: Beast Boy. Ahead of its 2020 release, a sneak preview of the book will be available in Teen Titans: Raven when the book goes on sale.

To cap off an already exciting panel, DC ended the discussion announcing the artists for previously announced YA graphic novels debuting in Spring 2020 and gave fans a first look at the covers. Full creative teams for the Spring 2020 YA graphic novel lineup are below.

THE ORACLE CODE

Writer: Marieke Nijkamp
Artist: Manuel Preitano

THE ORACLE CODE

GOTHAM HIGH

Writer: Melissa de la Cruz
Artist: Thomas Pitilli

GOTHAM HIGH

SHADOW OF THE BATGIRL

Writer: Sarah Kuhn
Artist: Nicole Goux

SHADOW OF THE BATGIRL

THE LOST CARNIVAL: A DICK GRAYSON GRAPHIC NOVEL

Writer: Michael Moreci
Artist: Sas Milledge

THE LOST CARNIVAL: A DICK GRAYSON GRAPHIC NOVEL

Preview: Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #4

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #4

writer: Michael Moreci
artist: Breno Tamura, Dijjo Lima
covers: Brent Schoonover (A), Breno Tamura (B)
Brent Schoonover (RI-B/W), Breno Tamura (RI-Virg), Brent Schoonover (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | Sci-Fi | $3.99 | Teen+

Things heat up in the penultimate issue of Twilight Command! One of Flores’s own puts his life on the line for his squad, and the Cylon plot proves to be much more of a threat than anyone imagined!

A desperate mission puts Twilight Command’s back against the wall, and with time running out they may not be able to stop Cavil’s plan in time!

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #4

Around the Tubes

Giant-Man #1

It was new comic book day yesterday! What’d everyone 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.

Publisher’s Weekly – Street Noise Books Readies a New Line of Nonfiction Graphic Books – The more the better!

The Beat – Vault Comics Announces Multi-Project Deal with Michael Moreci – Moreci’s very talents so can’t wait to see what he does.

Newsarama – Snowpiercer Jumps Tracks To A New Channel Ahead of Debut – Well, at least it’s one step closer to being released.

UPI News – Snowpiercer series renewed for Season 2 ahead of debut – Interesting, see above.

CBLDF – Lawsuit Demands Fun Home Removed – No, just no.

iO9 – Avengers: Endgame‘s New Asgard Is Way More Digital Than You Realized – This is pretty cool to see and learn.

Reviews

Newsarama – Batman #71
Talking Comics –
Batman and the Outsiders #1
Newsarama –
Giant-Man #1

Preview: Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #3

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #3

writer: Michael Moreci
artist: Breno Tamura
covers: Brent Schoonover (A), Breno Tamura (B)
Brent Schoonover (RI-B/W), Breno Tamura (RI-Virg), Brent Schoonover (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | Sci-Fi | $3.99 | Teen+

Twilight Command uncovers a startling revelation that forces them to reevaluate their plans. Meanwhile, Flores and Adama continue to spar–literally, in fact–over Flores’s troubled past.

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #3

Preview: Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #2

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #2

writer: Michael Moreci
artist: Breno Tamura
covers: Brent Schoonover (A), Breno Tamura (B)
Brent Schoonover (RI-B/W), Breno Tamura (RI-Virg), Brent Schoonover (RI-Virg)
FC | 32 pages | Sci-Fi | $3.99 | Teen+

With the occupation of New Caprica taking a deadly turn, the stage is set for Twilight Command’s mission: Infiltrate the Cylon factory and level it to the ground. There’s only one question: Are they up to the challenge?

Battlestar Galactica: Twilight Command #2
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