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Despite big shake-ups around the industry, it was a relatively quiet news day yesterday. We’ve got some of what went on around the web to catch you up in this morning hour.

Kotaku – Manga Writer Arrested For Alleged Sexual Assault, Manga Pulled From Publication – Good to see the manga has been pulled and hope justice is served.

The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: HOVERGIRLS are our only hope now – Free comics!

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How to Love Comics – Strange Skies Over East Berlin

Strange Skies Over East Berlin

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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 news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

The Beat – DC’s new “eSports” publisher, Pam Lifford’s plans and more fallout from Bloodbath Monday – If you want one of the better takes on the changes at DC.

Book Riot – Our Favorite San Diego Comic-Con Panels to Watch at Home – Which panels did you enjoy?

Reviews

CBR – Canto II: Hollow Men
Comics Bulletin – Strange Skies Over East Berlin

Strange Skies Over East Berlin

Preview: Strange Skies Over East Berlin

Strange Skies Over East Berlin

(W) Jeff Loveness (A) Lisandro Estherren (CA) Evan Cagle
In Shops: Aug 12, 2020
SRP: $14.99

When a mysterious alien probe lands outside East Berlin and into Soviet control, the Americans send their top spy in to investigate. Herring has spent the entire Cold War infiltrating the inner circles of East German intelligence for a cause he barely believes in anymore. But as he gets ever closer to the truth, he may find that the power he seeks is too dangerous for anyone to control or contain.

Writer Jeff Loveness (Judas) and artist Lisandro Estherren (Redneck) present a chilling and intense thriller about a terrifying inhuman threat at the heart of the Cold War – and the one American spy who can save the world… if he can save himself first. Collects the complete 4-issue series.

Strange Skies Over East Berlin

Preview: Strange Skies over East Berlin #4

Strange Skies over East Berlin #4

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Jeff Loveness
Artist: Lisandro Estherren
Colorist: Patricio Delpeche
Letterer: Steve Wands
Cover Artist: Evan Cagle
Price: $3.99

Herring has been running and spying for so long, it’s hard to tell the allies from the enemies. As the alien monster closes in on Herring, the mental attack forces him to come to terms with his past—and the truth about the government he works for.

Strange Skies over East Berlin #4

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #4 Gets a Variant Cover by Matías Bergara

BOOM! Studios has revealed a new variant cover art by Eisner Award-nominated artist Matías Bergara for Strange Skies Over East Berlin #4, the newest issue of an all-new original series from Jeff Loveness, artist Lisandro Estherren, colorist Patricio Delpeche, and letterer Steve Wands, a chilling and intense thriller about an American spy who encounters a terrifying inhuman threat at the heart of the Cold War.

Herring has been running and spying for so long, it’s hard to tell his allies from his enemies. As the alien monster closes in on Herring, the mental attack forces him to come to terms with his past—and the truth about the government he works for.  

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #4 also features main cover art by illustrator Evan Cagle. The comic comes to shelves on January 8, 2020.

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #4  Matías Bergara Variant Cover

Your First Look at Strange Skies Over East Berlin #3

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Strange Skies Over East Berlin #3, the newest issue of an all-new original series from Jeff Loveness and artist Lisandro Estherren, a chilling and intense thriller about an American spy who encounters a terrifying inhuman threat at the heart of the Cold War.

Herring’s cover is blown! Captured by the spyhunter Keiner, Herring must go toe-to-toe in a mental battle with his old nemesis, while outside their interrogation room, the alien monster begins a psychic attack of its own. 

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #3 features main cover art by illustrator Evan Cagle, and a variant cover by artist Raúl Allén. It comes to shelves December 4, 2019.

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #3

Graphic Policy’s Top Comic Picks this Week!

Dragonfly & Dragonflyman #1

Wednesdays are new comic book day! Each week hundreds of comics are released, and that can be pretty daunting to go over and choose what to buy. That’s where we come in!

Each week our contributors choose what they can’t wait to read this week or just sounds interesting. In other words, this is what we’re looking forward to and think you should be taking a look at!

Find out what folks think below, and what comics you should be looking out for this Wednesday.

b.b. free #1 (BOOM! Studios) – A plague has devastated the world and b.b. free is the actual chose one on the run from her own family.

Bolivar Eats New York Discovery Adventure (BOOM! Studios) – A mix between an object finding book and a graphic novel, the story continues the adventure of Bolivar, a dinosaur living in New York City. Amazing art and adorable story.

Doctor Doom #2 (Marvel) – Doom has surrendered to the world authority after the horrific events of the first issue. That issue knocked it out of the park and we’re expecting no less from this one.

Dragonfly & Dragonflyman #1 (AHOY Comics) – The follow up to The Wrong Earth, the series follows two heroes who are stranded on each other’s Earth. One is gritty while the other the more innocent time of superheroes. It’s a love letter to superhero comics and a must for all fans of the genre.

Going to the Chapel #3 (Action Lab: Danger Zone) – The heist continues as the gang’s attempt to rob a wedding goes so off the rails. It’s a crime story that’s worthy of the big screen, keeps you on your toes, and gets you to laugh.

Heist, How to Steal a Planet #1 (Vault Comics) – It’s Ocean’s Eleven in space as a group attempts to steal a world.

Legion of Super-Heroes #1 (DC Comics) – The classic property is back and with DC having a renewed focus on its future timeline, this should be interesting.

New Mutants #1/X-Force #1 (Marvel) – More Dawn of X debuts and we’re intrigued how each series will stand out for itself.

Pandemica #2 (IDW Publishing) – Tailored diseases that get out of control. This is a political disaster film and frighteningly real.

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2 (BOOM! Studios) – Something fell from the sky behind the Berlin Wall. This is the Cold War with an alien twist.

Undiscovered Country #1 (Image Comics) – The United States has walled itself off from the world. This is the story of the people out to discover what awaits in the country beyond the wall.

Preview: Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Jeff Loveness
Artist: Lisandro Estherren
Colorist: Patricio Delpeche
Letterer: Steve Wands
Cover Artist: Evan Cagle
Price:
$3.99

The danger increases as Herring comes face to face with his nemesis, Keiner! Herring has infiltrated the bunker beneath East Berlin, where research on the mysterious being that fell from the sky has already begun, only to find an old enemy already inside. As the monster’s true powers begin to emerge, can Herring keep his cover disguised from Keiner long enough to discover what is truly hidden in the bunker?

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2

A First Look at Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2, the newest issue of an all-new original series from Jeff Loveness and artist Lisandro Estherren, a chilling and intense thriller about an American spy who encounters a terrifying inhuman threat at the heart of the Cold War.

Herring has infiltrated the underground bunker where the mysterious force is being held, but his cover immediately comes under threat with the appearance of his longtime foe, Stasi spycatcher Inspektor Keiner. When the fatal influence of the alien force proves too powerful to contain, the bunker is locked down and the American spy is suddenly trapped in a base full of Russians and Germans who are quickly losing their minds to the strange light. With the double threat of the suspicious spymaster and the alien’s mind-bending force, will Herring survive this deadly trap?

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2 features main cover art by illustrator Evan Cagle, as well as a variant cover by artist Gabriel Hernandez Walta. It comes to shelves November 6, 2019.

Strange Skies Over East Berlin #2

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Strange Skies Over East Berlin #1

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

Santa Rosa Press Democrat – Art exhibit showcases Native American comic book heroes – This could be very interesting to check out.

Deadline – ‘Marvel’s Helstrom’ Cast Revealed With ‘Homeland’, ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ & ‘The Royals’ Alums For Fiery Hulu Series – Some interesting casting and character descriptions.

Newsarama – CW’s Batwoman Debuted with 1.8 Million Viewers – Kind of a mixed result.

Reviews

Comics Bulletin – Coffin Bound #3
The Beat –
Commute
Newsarama –
Hellmouth #1
Comics Bulletin –
Ruby Falls #1
CBR –
Strange Skies Over East Berlin #1

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