Check out some comic news and a review from around the web as you wait for the weekend to begin!
SyFy – Kapow! Comic book store owner helps nab thieves who tried to sell him back his own stolen books – And the award for the dumbest criminals goes to…
ICv2 – Wizard Losses Continue – These are still going on?
The Beat – A Year of Free Comics: Laura Ķeniņš on The Sixth Mass Extinction – Free comics!
Comics Bulletin – Batman Universe #2
It’s new comic book day! What’s everyone excited to get? What do you plan on reading? Sound off in the comments below! While you debate on that and wait for shops to open, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.
Kotaku – U.S. Senator Says His Anti-Loot Box Bill Has The Video Game Industry Worried – Maybe?
CBLDF – ACLU Explains Banning Book Critical of Prisons Unconstitutional – Duh?
ICv2 – Wizard Swings to Q1 Loss on Declining Revenues, Higher Talent Costs – This is still going on?
Newsarama – Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale
Newsarama – Clue: Candlestick #1
Talking Comics – Skyward #13
It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s everyone excited for? What do you plan on getting? Sound off in the comments below! While you think about that, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.
CBLDF – U.S. Identified as “Problematic” for Journalists – When the President labels them “enemies” then, yeah.
Wizard World – Wizard World Adds Four 2019 Cons, Cancels One – It’s still going?
CNET – Marvel to release video of all Stan Lee MCU movie cameos – That could be nice.
CBR – Batman #69
The Beat – Ghost Hog
The Beat – Little Girls
McFarlane Toys and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a partnership to bring a new line of premium collectible Wizarding World action figures to mass and specialty retailers.
McFarlane Toys will create collectible action figures ranging in size from 6-inch to 12-inches based on characters and creatures from the Wizarding World, including characters and creatures from the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films.
McFarlane Toys’ first wave of fully articulated action figures will include fan-favorite characters Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, and Lord Voldemort as seen in the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows films and Buckbeak the Hippogriff, from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. All the figures will feature character-specific accessories and will retail between $19.99 and $24.99 at retailers nationwide.
McFarlane Toys will be unveiling the Wizarding World action figure prototypes at the 2019 Toy Fair New York, February 16-19, 2019, Javits Convention Center, booth #1379.
It might be Christmas Eve but we’re not slowing down here! We’ve still got lots of news, reviews, and more to bring you today so stay tuned! While you await that, here’s some news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.
ICv2 – Wizard World, Inc Announces Name Change – Interesting. Are we seeing the end of these shows or a last desperate attempt to keep going?
Talking Comics – Extermination #5
The Beat – Joylandia
Comics Bulletin – Witchblade #10
The weekend is almost here! We’ve got lots on tap catching up on stuff but hope to get some of our geek on. What will you all be doing? Sound off in the comments below.
CBR – Batkid Has Officially Defeated His Archnemesis and is Cancer-Free – This is fantastic news. So happy for him.
ICv2 – Balance Sheet Weakens, Losses Mount at Wizard – Feels like a question as to when it’ll end, not if.
Comics Bulletin – Firefly #1
The weekend is almost here and we can’t wait to use it to catch up on so many things we need to do. While you wait for the work day to end and weekend begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.
CBR – Spider-Man PS4 Sold 3.3 Million Units in First 3 Days – That’s a lot of copies.
Kotaku – Spider-Man’s Backpacks Bring The Web-Slinger Down To Earth – Who’s playing?
Newsarama – NIN’s Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross To Score HBO’s Watchmen – And that’s a soundtrack we’ll be buying!
The Beat – Con Wars: Wizard World Sacramento postponed less than three weeks out – That’s not a good sign.
Springfield News-Leader – Man stole housemate’s comic books to buy ‘food, cigarettes and marijuana,’ police say – Hrm…
Comics Bulletin – Dick Tracy: Dead or Alive #1
Comics Bulletin – Koschchei the Deathless
It was new comic day yesterday. What’d everyone get? What’d you enjoy? 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.
Washington Post – A Ferrari test drive. Hate groups’ message boards. Bryan Edward Hill goes to extremes to find his comic characters. – You’re going to hear this creator’s name a lot over the next year.
CBR – Death Note Sequel Reportedly in Development By Netflix – The first is so bad.
ICv2 – Wizard World Lost $505K in Q2 – How much longer can they keep going?
Newsarama – The End of the F***ing World Renewed for Second Season on Netflix & Channel Four – Awesome to see a second season.
The Comichron – Black Label Batman Damned #1 leads advance reorders; Fantastic Four #1 tops reorders – This isn’t too surprising.
Newsarama – Action Comics #1002
Talking Comics – Mr. and Mrs. X #2
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.
The Beat – Ether: The Copper Golems #1
Comic Attack – Justice League: No Justice #1
The Beat – Kingdom/Order
It’s new comic book day tomorrow! What’s got everyone excited? Sound off in the comments below! While you decide, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.
The Comichron – January estimates find Doomsday Clock steady, Hawkman soaring; Comichron adds on-sale dates to comics charts – For those who enjoy the horse race.
IGN – Secret X-Men Movie ‘143’ Reportedly in the Works – Intriguing.
Newsarama – Sony Signs Wizard World Deal To Target Con Attendees – Will this save the struggling conventions?
The Beat – As The Crow Flies and Roughneck win at ALA Awards – Well deserved.
Talking Comics – Armstrong and the Vault of Spirits #1
ICv2 – X-Men: Grand Design
Comic Attack – Xenoglyphs Vol. 1