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More Young Animal/DC Crossover Plans Revealed, New Title From Vissagio & Liew, And Vertigo Makes It’s Return Again

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

Priest Taking Over Justice League, Humphries Taking Over Nightwing

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

Len Wein Passes Away 69 Years Old

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

First Trailer for The Death of Stalin

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.

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