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Credit: Source Point Press BACKFIRED #1 (MR)(W) Dave Pantano (A) Diego ToroHollywood has come calling, and they’ve given Wally McDermott five days to perfect the pitch for his comic, Backfire! If he can conquer writer’s block, a relationship in disarray, and a villainous scoundrel of his own creation, he might just stand a chance… might…
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June Brigman Credit: Walt Simonson June Brigman Credit: King Features Syndicate June Brigman has drawn it all, proverbially, in comics – from Marvel to DC, from space cats to comic strip reporters. She’s even taught it – at the Kubert School, at the Savannah College for Art & Design, and coming this fall at Georgia’s
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Credit: Dynamite Entertainment BETTIE PAGE #1Writer: Karla PachecoArt: Vincenzo FedericiCover A: Junggeun YoonCover B: KanoCover C: Joseph Michael LinsnerCover D: Riki Le Cotey CosplayCover E: Bettie Page PhotoPrice: $3.99Page Count: 32 PagesON SALE DATE: 6/3/2020ALL-NEW SERIES from writer KARLA PACHECO (Spider-Woman) and artist VINCENZO FEDERICI (Army of Darkness/Bubba Ho-Tep)!Stunning starlet Bettie Page has signed on
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Credit: Dark Horse Comics 47 Ronin TPMike Richardson (W) and Stan Sakai (A/Cover)On sale Aug 12FC, 152 pages$19.99TP, 6” x 9”The tale of these samurai and their epic mission to avenge their wronged master is the story of Japan. Opening with the tragic incident that sealed the fate of Lord Asano, 47 Ronin follows a dedicated group
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Credit: Warner Bros. DC’s summer tentpole sequel Wonder Woman 1984 has been pushed from its originally scheduled release date of June 5 to an August 14 theatrical release (via The Hollywood Reporter). The change comes as a result of theater closings due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Warner Bros. was reportedly considering releasing the movie direct to
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Credit: DC Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, who has enjoyed a recent creative relationship with DC, has appeared in a new DC Kids video with a tutorial on drawing Batman. What’s more he’s showing off some of McFarlane toys’ upcoming DC action figures – perfect for playtime when you’re stuck indoors. Check it out: [embedded content]
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Credit: Creative Stock55 / Shutterstock.com As the tendrils of coronavirus snake throughout the world and throughout society at large, certain of those tendrils reach into the comics world. The constant news and updates can feel like white noise, and in that noise, there are highlights you may have missed. Here are a few interesting dispatches
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Credit: Diamond Comic Distributors Diamond Comic Distributors has asked printers to stop sending new comic books and other products for distribution, as according to ComicBook.com. ComicBook states they have confirmed that Diamond warehouses will no longer accept incoming product for distribution to Direct Market retailers in the wake of economic slowdown across the country due to the
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Credit: BOOM! Studios Monday BOOM! Studios today announced the “BOOM! Retailer Support Services Program,” what the publisher calls their “comprehensive set of initiatives effective immediately to aid comic book shops worldwide affected by the current health crisis.” The program will initially deliver a series of benefits to qualifying Diamond accounts pending details being finalized with
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Credit: DC DC has informed retailers that Legion of Super-Heroes #6 and #7 have both been postponed. Series writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ryan Sook remain solicited for both issues, as well as next week’s #5. Legion of Super-Heroes #6 is currently estimated for a April 29 release, after originally being solicited for April
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Credit: Marvel Comics Updated March 20, 2020: Marvel has informed retailers that Spider-Man #4 has been rescheduled for an April 29 release – three weeks past its last estimated on-sale date, and 20 weeks beyond its original solicitation. Spider-Man #5‘s release date remains unchanged from the previous re-scheduling, estimated for May 27.  Original Story from
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Credit: BOOM! Studios Credit: BOOM! Studios Press Release LOS ANGELES, CA (March 20, 2020) – BOOM! Studios today announced that the critically acclaimed team of writer Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned) and artist Maria Llovet (Heartbeat) will return to the world of their bestelling erotic series, FAITHLESS, in 2021 with a third and final six-issue series
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Credit: IDW Publishing Chained to the Grave #2 (of 5) Brian Level & Andy Eschenbach (w) -  Kate Sherron (a & c)Writers Brian Level (Darth Vader, Thanos, Deadpool) & Andy Eschenbach and artist Kate Sherron (Invader Zim, The Amazing World of Gumball) bring you a tale of intrigue, murder, magic, and the good ol’ wild,
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Credit: Aspen Comics Press Release In light of the ongoing current events regarding the COVID-19 virus and its effect on the direct market, Aspen Comics will be suspending their spring and summer line-up of new releases including April’s Fathom and May’s Soulfire: Exiled series in an effort to assist retailers weather the current uncertainty of the market. The publisher hopes
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Credit: Image Comics CHU #1WRITER: JOHN LAYMANARTIST / COVER: DAN BOULTWOODJUNE 17 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $3.99“THE FIRST COURSE,” Part OneTONY CHU is a cibopath, able to get psychic impressions from what he eats. SAFFRON CHU is a cibopars, able to learn secrets from who she eats with. Tony is a
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Credit: Marvel Comics Check out all of Marvel’s new June 2020 comic book covers in gallery form here. NON-STOP SPIDER-MAN #1JOE KELLY (W) • CHRIS BACHALO (A) • Cover by DAVID FINCHWRAPAROUND VARIANT COVER BY CHRIS BACHALODIE-CUT COVER BY CHRIS BACHALO – ORDER USING CODE MAR201129HIDDEN GEM VARIANT COVER BY LARRY LIEBERPARTY VARIANT COVER BY
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Credit: Valiant Entertainment SHADOWMAN #2Written by CULLEN BUNNArt by JON DAVIS-HUNTColors by JORDIE BELLAIRELetters by CLAYTON COWLESCover A by JON DAVIS-HUNTCover B by CASPAR WIJNGAARDHorror Movie Homage Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLAB/W Cover by JON DAVIS-HUNT1:100 Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMAPreorder Edition Cover by ANNIE WUThe bone-chilling team of  Cullen Bunn and Jon Davis-Hunt bring forth a
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Credit: Dustin Nguyen (Image Comics) Credit: Dustin Nguyen (Image Comics) America needs a hero. And according to writer Joe Casey and artist Dustin Nguyen, America needs America Vasquez. This June, the “superpowered champion for the oppressed” will debut with Image Comics’ All-America Comix. Inspired by Casey and Nick Dragotta’s reimagination of Marvel’s Ms. America –
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Johannesburg, South Africa’s Smallville Comics Credit: Sunshine Seeds / Shutterstock.com Press Release Questions are being asked about Binc’s role and capacity to help bookstores during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak and assistance requests have started coming in. The Binc Foundation will continue to help booksellers according to our policy for public health emergencies. Assistance may be
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Credit: King Features Syndicate/Archie Comics Credit: King Features Syndicate/Archie Comics Archie and the Riverdale gang will head into space alongside Flash Gordon in a new crossover from writer Jeff Parker and artist Dan Parent this June, as announced in The Hollywood Reporter. King Features Syndicate and Archie Comics will team up for the 48-page one-shot which sends
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Credit: Titan Comics Titan Comics’ Blade Runner prequel, Blade Runner 2019, returns to modern-day Los Angeles in June 10’s #9. The ongoing series is written by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, and illustrated by Andres Guinaldo. “Return to the original world of Blade Runner 2019 in this perfect jumping on point for new fans!” reads
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