We had a shortage of staff this week due to the holiday and illness. Spencer and Ephemily sit down over a hot mic and a cold beverage to talk news from the comic book world.
If you want to follow along with the stories, here are the links for you.
THE SPLASH PAGE
- New Avengers #17 (maybe?) (link) Sunspot <-prominent LGBT character.
- Death of X #4 (link) old-cyclops.
- Civil War II #7 (link) iron man, sorta.
FOUR COLOR FEATURES
- Dark Crystal sequel coming… in comic form. (link)
- ReuerrXion brings us not only X-titles but new Inhuman titles as well
- Roller Derby comic, Slam! uses panels innovatively (link)
- On Black Friday Jesse James comic shop to handed out remaining 10k of Double Take books for free. RIP (link)
- Kurt Cobain biography-ish plagiarized-ish?! (link)
- Somebody at NPR, maybe the same person that read Dark Knight last week, decides that “graphic novel” has had its run (
FROM Panels to moving pictures
- MCU/X-fox-iverse crossover impossible says “key player” or probably a “key grip” or something (link)
- Aliens! Run! (link)
- Angela Bassett in Black Panther (link)
- Mistress Death in Dr. Strange concept art. THANOS! (
- John Cena in Thor: Ragnarok (link)
- Watchmen in Injustice 2 (link)
- That headline: “Kevin Smith Will Slob Disney’s Knob For Bedknobs and Broomsticks Reboot Job” (link)
- Action star added to ST:Discovery (link)
COLLECTIBLES CORNER (1-ish story about: toys, games, collectibles, etc)
- Cards against Humanity rebrands some of its stuff… just in time for holidays (link)
- 4D batman toy. [4D not a thing] (link)
- Pokemon card sells for 54k (link)
THE SCENE (1-ish story about: comic conventions, themeparks etc.)
- WizardWorld in trouble, closes office (link)
CREATORS RIGHTS SEGMENT
- Christopher Sebela on quitting his day job (link)
- [followup] Comic artist arrested for obscenity raises enough money on Kickstarter to clear warrant (link)
BACK ISSUE BIN
- Zod couldn’t be bothered to stay awake for BvS, we could all be so lucky (link)
- Wanna 3D print Harley Quinn’s gun? (link)
- Rejected Rockabilly Batman project surfaces (link)
- Who has the best selling Graphic Novel of all time? Sesame Street!? (link)
…And we close our segments portion with something to think about..
Thinkpiece of the week!
- This week we ruminate on diversity in comics (link)