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Dear Justice League

It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone getting? What are you excited for? Sound off in the comments below. While you wait for shops to open, here’s some comic related news and reviews from around the web.

Variety – Fox Feels the Pressure From Disney as Film Flops MountMouse Guard canceled. Lumberjanes canceled. But you got the X-Men and Fantastic Four back at the cookie cutter Marvel Studios… cool.

Reviews

Newsarama – Absolute Carnage: Scream #1
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Absolute Carnage: Separation Anxiety #1
CBR –
Dear Justice League
The Beat –
Everything is Going Wrong
Newsarama –
Gwenpool Strikes Back #1
Comic Book –
Once & Future #1
Newsarama –
White Trees #1

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Avengers: No Road Home #10

It’s a new week and we’re gearing up for Avengers: Endgame and Awesome Con! It’ll be a fun and busy week here at GP! While you wait for those Endgame reviews to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Beat – RIP Lone Wolf and Cub co-creator Kazuo Koike – Our thoughts are with his friends and family.

Publisher’s Weekly – What We Know About 2018 Graphic Novel Sales – Good to see this.

iO9 – Catwoman Will Be Played By a Different Actress in the Gotham Season Finale – Well ok then. It makes sense, but still weird.

The News-Press – Scout Comics opens HQ in Fort Myers, has open house Saturday – This is really cool.

CBLDF – A History of Frequently Banned Comics – For those that don’t know.

Newsarama – Mouse Guard Creator & Director Give Hope After Disney’s Exit – This was a bad move by Disney.

The Beat – ClexaCon 2019: Broken Glass, Lax Security & Free Vodka Shots – Sad to hear this.

Reviews

Comic Mix – Apocalypse Taco
AIPT! –
Assassin Nation #2
Talking Comics –
Avengers: No Road Home #10
Talking Comics –
War of the Realms: Journey Into Mystery #1

Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster Join Mouse Guard

Mouse Guard

Fox‘s adaptation of Mouse Guard has found its leads in Andy Serkis and Thomas Brodie-Sangster. The film is being directed by Wes Ball.

Mouse Guard is based on the graphic novels by David Petersen and set in a medieval world where mice are warriors that protect the realm. Think a fantasy story with mice as the knights and foxes, eagles, other rodents as the enemies. The comic series published by BOOM! Studios imprint Archaia as won two Eisner awards.

The movie will be motion capture and is expected to begin production in May.

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It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s everyone getting? What’re you excited for? Sound off in the comments below!

IGN – Daredevil’s True Strength Comes From Matt Murdock’s Faith – Agree? Disagree? It’s pretty key but is it where his strength comes from?

Newsarama – Fox’s Mouse Guard Film To Begin Production in January – Report Yes please! If you’ve never read this series, go correct that now!

 

Review

Newsarama – X-Men: Black – Mystique #1

Preview: Mouse Guard: The Black Axe B&W HC

Mouse Guard: The Black Axe B&W HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: David Petersen
Artist: David Petersen
Cover Artist: David Petersen
Price: $99.99

Experience Mouse Guard: The Black Axe, the third volume in David Petersen’s Eisner Award-winning fantasy series, like never before in this stunning black-and-white, oversized collection.

Matching the page size of Petersen’s inked pages and featuring vellum overlays mimicking his process of conveying weather effects, this gorgeous edition brings readers as close as possible to holding the series’ original artwork.

With a hand-numbered, limited print run featuring a slipcase and felt cover, Mouse Guard: The Black Axe Black and White Edition is an experience to be treasured and pored over by collectors and art enthusiasts alike.

BOOM! Studios Announces Mouse Guard Alphabet Book

BOOM! Studios has announced the Mouse Guard Alphabet Book, a new all-ages hardcover publication from Mouse Guard creator David Petersen and illustrator Serena Malyon set to debut in September.

Learn the ABCs in the world of David Petersen’s Mouse Guard where brave mice protect one another from predators large and small, explore the expansive nature around them, and thrive in harsh conditions. Hand-painted by Malyon, this is a look into a beautiful world with rich culture and stalwart friendships, worth exploring one letter at a time.

Mouse Guard Film in the Works!

The Art of Mouse Guard by David PetersenBOOM! Studios‘ ninth announcement in the Road To San Diego is that a movie based on David Petersen‘s long-running Archaia fantasy series, Mouse Guard, is in the works!

The film will be written by Gary Whitta, the screenwriter of December’s hotly anticipated Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and produced by Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and Cloverfield director Matt Reeves along with BOOM! Studios’ Ross Richie and Stephen Christy.

Launched in 2005, Mouse Guard is the epic series created, written, and illustrated by David Petersen about an elite group of warrior mice who are sworn to protect mousekind from their enemies and to help keep order within the mice territories. The series has sold almost a million copies combined and has been translated into 10 languages. Publications include Mouse Guard: Fall 1152, Mouse Guard: Winter 1152, Mouse Guard: The Black Axe, and three volumes of Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard, in which a host of writers and artists contribute Mouse Gaurd short stories. Recent releases include The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005 – 2015 and Mouse Guard: Art of Bricks, with the Mouse Guard Coloring Book coming in October, Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard Vols. 1-3 Box Set coming in November, and Mouse Guard: The Weasel War of 1149 expected in 2017.

David Petersen will appear at San Diego Comic-Con July 20-24 at Table GG-9 and host a panel, “The World of Mouse Guard,” at 5pm in Room 32AB with guests BOOM! Associate Editor Cameron Chittock; Hal Lublin (The Thrilling Adventure Hour), who will perform a live reading of a Mouse Guard, short story; and screenwriter Gary Whitta.

Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set Second Edition Out Wednesday

The much-anticipated second edition of the Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set by David Petersen and Luke Crane will be in select stores this Wednesday, October 28!

For Mouse Guard fans who own the original Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set, or anyone who’d like to enlist in the Mouse Guard for the first time, the second edition contains everything players need to know about the world of the Guard, including rules for forming patrols and leading missions into the beleaguered territories. This updated edition of the Origins Award-winning game contains new art, additional Action, Weapon, and Condition cards, and a revised and updated rulebook.

Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game Box Set Second Edition

Baltimore Comic-Con’s Yearbook Returns in 2015 with David Petersen’s Mouse Guard

Baltimore Comic-Con's Yearbook 2015 1The Baltimore Comic-Con‘s Yearbook returns in 2015, celebrating the creators appearing at the show taking place Friday, September 25th through Sunday, September 27th, 2015. This book of art features interpretations of characters from David Petersen‘s Mouse Guard, sometimes in conjunction with their own creations, in a celebration of creator-owned properties.

Beautifully designed by returning guest and Love and Capes creator Thom Zahler, the book comes in a standard and, for VIP ticketholders, a limited VIP cover edition.

Once again, the popular scavenger hunt returns in 2015! When you buy the book, you’ll get a list of 60 Yearbook contributors and their table numbers. If you succeed in your hunt, you can get your choice of bonus prints!

Mouse Guard was first released as a self-published black and white issue #1 by David Petersen in May of 2005. Shortly thereafter the series was picked up by Archaia in color. Since then, 3 hardcover books in the main series have been released (Fall 1152, Winter 1152, and The Black Axe) written and illustrated by Petersen, as well as an anthology series of Mouse Guard tall tales and legends, with Petersen handpicking creators like Jeremy Bastian, Skottie Young, Gene Ha, Karl Kerschl, Terry Moore, Guy Davis, Stan Sakai, Bill Wilingham, Eric Canete, Ramon Perez, Mark Buckingham, and Becky Cloonan. Most recently, Archaia has released a 12″ x 12″ 368 page Art of Mouse Guard 2005-2015 hardcover collecting sketches, roughs, pencils, architectural models, scripts, and behind the scenes work for the last 10 years of Mouse Guard.

The art created for the 2015 Baltimore Comic-Con Yearbook celebrating David Petersen’s award-winning Mouse Guard will be auctioned off at the Baltimore Comic-Con Art Auction on Friday, September 25th at 5pm. Fans and art collectors alike won’t want to miss this opportunity to win these one-of-a-kind items, only available at the Baltimore Comic-Con!

Don’t miss this opportunity to own original art featuring David’s characters as depicted by artists including Scott Ambruson, Sean Anderson, Jeremy Bastian, Marty Baumann, Gregory Benton, Ryan G. Browne, Chris Campana, Richard Case, C Cassano, Frank Cho, Amy Chu, Richard Clark, Steve Conley, Katie Cook, Vito Delsante, Todd Dezago, Joe Eisma, Jen Ferguson, John Gallagher, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Daniel Govar, Laura Guzzo, Dean Haspiel, Eric Henson, Ken Hunt, Jamal Igle, Sean Izaakse, Jessi J, Chris Kemple, Dan Leister, Mike Lilly, Nate Lovett, Mark Mariano, Ron Marz, Nen, Brent Peeples, Brandon Peterson, Ron Randall, Tom Raney, Budd Root, Craig Rousseau, Andy Runton, Jeff Shultz, Matt Slay, Andy Smith, Matthew Dow Smith, Nicky Soh, Eric Talbot, Jeremy Treece, Billy Tucci, Kirby Veitch, Rick Veitch, Mark Wheatley, Matt Wieringo, Javier Cruz Winnik, Rich Woodall, Brian Woodward, Kelly Yates, and Thom Zahler!

The book will be sold, and the art auction will be held at 5pm on Friday, September 25th in our Main hall, in the Exclusives Booth in the lobby. The book will be available at the Baltimore Comic-Con for $20.

Celebrate 10 Years of David Petersen’s Mouse Guard with The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005-2015

Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, is pleased to announce the culmination of 10 years of David Petersen’s beloved Mouse Guard in The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005-2015.

Since its debut in 2005, David Petersen’s Mouse Guard has been a New York Times bestseller, won numerous Eisner and Harvey awards, and has become an influential staple of the comics industry with a wide-reaching fanbase. In honor of the 10-year anniversary of the series’ debut issue, The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005-2015 is a celebration of the beautiful world, memorable characters, and intensive artistic process of David Petersen’s cherished series.

This prestige, coffee table hardcover features never-before-seen sketches, 100 oversized pages of full-color artwork, and commentary from Stan Sakai, Karl Kerschl, Katie Cook, and others, as well as pin-ups by Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, and other collaborators and colleagues.

The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005-2015 arrives in comic shops on August 12th and in book stores August 18th, with a cover by David Petersen for the price of $59.99 under Diamond Order Code MAY151087. The hardcover is 12” x 12” and contains 368 full-color pages.

The Art of Mouse Guard 2005-2015 Cover by David Petersen

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