DC Comics had a slew of announcements in regards to Young Animal & Vertigo. The previously announced Young Animal/DC Crossovers will be called Milk Wars and feature crossovers of Shade with Wonder Woman, Mother Panic with Batman (naturally) & Cave Carson with Swamp Thing, in addition to the previously announced Doom Patrol/Justice League crossover. In addition, writer Magdalene Visaggio of Kim & Kim and Quantum Teens are GO will team with artist Sonny Liew of The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye, The Shadow Hero & Liquid City for an Eternity Girl title through Young Animal. Vertigo also announced two new series in correspondence with their 25th Anniversary. Those are Motherlands by writer Si Spurrier (Cry Havoc, The Spire) and artist Rachael Stott (Dr Who, Star Trek) and Deathbed by writer Joshua Williamson (The Flash, Birthright) & artist Riley Rossmo (Batman, Constantine The Hellblazer) More details at Comics Beat
Image comics has announced the release of the original graphic novel, Bingo Love, from writer Tee Franklin, artist Jenn St-Onge, and colorist Joy San. Press release after the jump. Continue reading Image Announces New OGN Titled Bingo Love Focused On LBGTQ Love Story
Image comics has announced a new horror series centered around Islamophobia titled Infidel, by writer Pornsak Pinchetshote & artist Aaron Campbell. Press release below Continue reading New Image Comics Islamophobia Horror Series Announced
Writer Grant Morrison will be joining as a co-writer with Dan DiDio, Justin Jordan, and Justin Jordan’s beard on the Dark Nights Metal title, Sideways, with art from Kenneth Rocafort. More details at CBR
Image Comics has announced a new ongoing horror series from Jeff Lemire & Andrea Sorrentino of Green Arrow & Old Man Logan titled Gideon Falls, launching in March of 2018 with colors by Dave Stewart. Press release below Continue reading New Lemire & Sorrentino Series From Image Comics
Leila Del Duca & Sarah Vaughn previously announced new series, Sleepless, will debut on December 6th of this year. Press release below from Image Comics Continue reading Del Duca & Vaughn’s Sleepless To Debut In December of 2017
Writer Christopher Priest of Deathstroke, Black Panther, Deadpool, The Ray & Captain America will be taking over the Justice League ongoing title with art by Pete Woods of Backlash, Catwoman, Action Comics, Robin & Deadpool at issue #34 in December. In addition, Sam Humphries of Green Lanterns, Jonesy, Avengers AI & Uncanny X-Force will be taking over writing Nightwing with art from Bernard Chang of Batman Beyond, X-Men, Cable & Superman. More details at CBR here & here
Comics writer Len Wein passed away over the weekend at the age of 69 years old. Wein was the co-creator of characters like Wolverine, Swamp Thing, Nightcrawler, Storm, Collusus, Luscious Fox and was editor of the seminal Watchmen series. He has writen on titles like X-Men, Justice League Of America, Detective Comics, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor, The Fantastic Four & Green Lantern in addition to editing The New Teen Titans, Batman & The Outsiders, All Star Squadron, Camelot 3000 and more. More details at DC
Armando Iannucci is one of the greatest satirists currently working. Over the course of series such as Alan Partridge, The Armando Iannucci Shows, Thick of It and Veep, he has honed a styled defined by hilarious wit and biting social critique. So, tackling the backroom squabbling of Soviet Russia would be a natural fit for his talents. Adapted from the French graphic novel of the same name by Fabien Nury and Thierry Robin, The Death of Stalin is a comedic look at the power struggle following the dictator’s demise and features some top notch talent.
The Death of Stalin stars Steve Buscemi, Jeffrey Tambor, Simon Russell Beale, Jason Isaacs and Michael Palin. After debuting at the Toronto Film Festival, IFC Films plans a fall US release.