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We’re hitting the airport and heading to the West Coast for San Diego Comic-Con! But, that’s not stopping us with news from around the web.

CBLDF – Read CBLDF Summer Report! – A good organization to support!

Deadline – Stan Lee & POW! Launch New Comic Series After $1B Lawsuit Dropped – Interesting turn of events.

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – The Amazing Spider-Man #1

Newsarama – The Flash #50

Talking Comics – She Could Fly #1

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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 reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Comichron – Batman #50 leads retailer reorders for first week of July – Not too surprising.

Borneo Bulletin – Outgoing US envoy talks about comic books, life in Brunei – Interesting…

CBR – Stan Lee & POW! Release Statement About His Social Media Accounts – More drama!

 

Reviews

The Beat – The Amazing Spider-Man #1

The Beat – Entropy

The Beat – Superman #1

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It’s new comic book day tomorrow? What are you excited for? While you decide on that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

Eagle-Tribune – Comic books helped student with dyslexia how to read – Interesting.

The Federalist – The ‘Jawbreakers’ Comics Outrage Is A Ginned Up Controversy Between Book Banners – Don’t agree with everything said here… but it is. And when a respected conservative publication says it…

IGN – POW! Entertainment Responds to Stan Lee’s $1 Billion Lawsuit – What else would you say?

 

Reviews

Talking Comics – Jim Henson’s Fraggle Rock #1

Newsarama – The Joe Shuster Story

Comic Attack – Menthu Anger of Angels

Talking Comics – Paradiso #4

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It was new comic book day yesterday. What’d you all get? What’d you enjoy? What’d you dislike? Sound off in the comments below! While you decide on that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

IGN – Stan Lee Sues POW! Entertainment for $1 Billion – Things are getting weird.

Newsarama – Bullseye Cast for Daredevil Season 3 – Report – Makes sense as far as villain.

Newsarama – Elisabeth Shue Joins Amazon’s The Boys – Report – Interesting.

Publisher’s Weekly – TCAF 2018 Marks Festival’s 15 Years – Never been but we hear it’s a fantastic show.

Comichron – Super-teams dominate: Early demand high for June’s Justice League, while Avengers reorders keep rolling – Interesting.

The Beat – Camilla Zhang joins Kickstarter as Comics Outreach Lead – Congrats on the position!

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

Fine Books & Collections – World Record Comic Book & Art Auction Surpasses $12.2 Million at Heritage Auctions – That’s a lot of money.

CBR – Stan Lee Sues POW! Entertainment for $1 Billion – This is getting interesting.

ICv2 – Wizard World Turns a Profit! – This is a good thing.

Reviews

The Beat – Ether: The Copper Golems #1

Comic Attack – Justice League: No Justice #1

The Beat – Kingdom/Order

TPub Comics is Launching Stan Lee’s Lucky Man

To support the third season launch of one of Sky One’s highest-rated drama series, TPub Comics is launching Stan Lee’s Lucky Man – The Bracelet Chronicles. The limited run comic book series expands on the storylines of the hugely popular Stan Lee’s Lucky Man and explores the history of the mysterious bracelet and the never-ending battle between good and bad luck.

Stan Lee’s Lucky Man – The Bracelet Chronicles is the result of a partnership with the show’s creators: Carnival Films and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment. Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment created the original story and art for the comic before it was adapted by writers Neil Gibson and Michael Gordon and artwork team comprising of Atula Siriwardane on pencils/inks, Ellie Wright on colors and Jim Campbell on letters.

The first comic will be released in the summer. The story continues with Rich Clayton (Stephen Hagan) and his brother DI Harry Clayton (James Nesbitt) investigating a mysterious lucky bracelet, which through their research reveals the huge impact that the bracelet has had on not only history but those who have worn it.

The third run of the ten-part TV drama, set to launch on Sky One this year, takes Detective Inspector Clayton (James Nesbitt) to Hong Kong for another instalment of the supernatural hit.

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It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What are folks excited for this week? What are you planning on buying? Sound off in the comments!

While you decide on that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

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CBR – Stan Lee’s POW! Bought by Chinese Entertainment Company – Interesting…

ICv2 – Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual–April 2017 – Some estimates.

ICv2 – Top 300 Comics Actual–April 2017 – More estimates.

The Comichron – April 2017 comics sales estimates: Beyond Marvel’s slow start, rest of industry growing – And some more info.

Kotaku – Injustice 2‘s Mobile Game Is A Little Rough, But It’ll Do – Hrm.

 

Around the Tubes Reviews

Newsarama – Catalyst Prime: Noble #1

Stan Lee’s Kids Universe Unveils Dragons Vs. Pandas’ First International Installment

Stan Lee’s Kids Universe (SLKU), the wildly popular children’s imprint from 1821 Media Group and POW! Entertainment that creates and publishes kids’ books, games, and characters for a variety of platforms, is giving fans a sneak peak at Dragons Vs. Pandas, their new picture book for pre-schoolers and the company’s first foray into international content.

Written and illustrated by Chelsea Kenna, the book will debut in the U.S. and China in the third quarter of 2016 in both English and Mandarin and will be followed by a multi-platform release as a Saturday morning cartoon, iPhone game, and more. SLKU is today unveiling a first look at the cover art.

The Dragons Vs. Pandas reveal took place at Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo which takes place this weekend.

SLKU’s current properties include: Monsters Vs. Kittens, Once Upon A Time There Was a Pig, Reggie the Veggie, Dex T-Rex, Hero Petz, and Rockstar Super Diva.

Dragons vs. Pandas Book Cover

LINE Webtoon Announces Deals with Marc Silvestri and Stan Lee

LINE WebtoonStan Lee Headshot, the digital comic service, has unveiled some interesting new partnerships including one with Stan Lee and POW! Entertainment and Top Cow founder Marc Silverstri.

Along with Lee and POW!, the company has unveiled an initiative to discover new talent through the company’s Superhero Comics Contest. The contest will give aspiring creators the opportunity to submit their Superhero-themed comics for the chance to win $30,000 and the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to receive Stan Lee’s guidance and feedback.

The Superhero Comics Contest is the third contest in LINE Webtoon’s Challenge League system, which is proven to be a new and innovative way to find new comic talent. To enter, artists over the age of fourteen can upload at least three chapters of an original superhero comic directly to the contest’s entry page. Finalists will be chosen by Stan Lee and his team at POW! Entertainment along with LINE Webtoon’s editorial team. The grand prize winner will receive $30,000 and the opportunity to receive guidance and feedback from Stan and have their comic published by LINE Webtoon.

A second place winner will receive $10,000 and, along with the third and fourth place winners, will have the opportunity to become paid, featured LINE Webtoon artists.

Marc Silvestri HeadshotThe company has also announced that renowned creator Marc Silvestri will be launching the next chapter of his hit comic series, Cyber Force, created by Silvestri and written by famed comics scribe Matt Hawkins, exclusively on LINE Webtoon beginning in Fall 2015. The latest two trades of Cyber Force will be reformatted and available on LINE Webtoon for new readers to catch up before the new chapters begin.

Additionally, LINE Webtoon and Top Cow are developing the series as a multi-platform experience for fans who keep up with the rest of the Top Cow universe. The title Aphrodite IX, written by Top Cow president Matt Hawkins, will be deeply tied to the events of Cyber Force on LINE Webtoon, driving fans from the print editions of Aphrodite IX to the weekly chapters on LINE Webtoon and back.

With more than 10 years of experience in Korea, LINE Webtoon launched in the U.S. in 2014, and its partnership with POW! continues the company’s major expansion in the U.S., which includes new artists, partners, ways to interact with the content, and much more.

Arcana and Stan Lee’s POW! Entertainment to Produce The Unknowns

Arcana is teaming up with POW! Entertainment, LLC for the production and international distribution of The Unknowns, a new comic book universe.

In a release Sean Patrick O’Reilly, CEO of Arcana, said:

Stan Lee was there when Arcana published our first comic book just over ten years ago.  To be working with him on a new intellectual property and creating a new universe has truly been a dream come true!

Chris “Doc” Wyatt has been at the creative helm at the project.

In the release Wyatt said:

Working with Stan and Sean has been fantastic. The Unknowns is Ben Ten meets Men in Black with a rock and roll soundtrack.

The story focuses on two average teens who help alien protectors disguise themselves as a touring rock group in order to take out undercover cells of invaders.

Stan Lee in the release said:

The Unknowns is an idea I’ve had for a while and bringing these characters to life with Arcana and Sean is exciting.  He’s created his own comic book character army and he’s kind of a Canadian version of me.

Gill Champion, President, CEO and Director, POW! Entertainment by saying:

Working with Arcana is giving us the opportunity to bring new characters to the Canadian market while expanding POW! Entertainment’s worldwide franchise into a new territory.

the unknowns

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