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A Look At The Best Comics In 2018 From Marvel and DC Comics

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The comic industry is not doing nearly as well any many people think in 2018. Even though, there are a ton of great comics out, and superheroes movies continued to be all the rage in Hollywood. But somehow, the industry is in despair. There are plenty of factors that include pricing and over-saturation that are making it tough for consumers to take more risks. The average consumer knows what they want and that's what they're going to buy.

Sadly, this article will not contain any Indie books. And they're putting out some incredible comics that deserve recognition; but to appeal to the vast majority we're going to keep it simple with the big two: Marvel and DC Comics.

Hopefully, this will give you more confidence adventuring outside your current pull list. So, here we go:



1) Tom King's Batman (DC Comics)
Tom King's Batman 50 was a huge hit. Well, it sold a lot of copies making it one of the best-selling comics books in 2018. But also, a lot of people were extreme…

Movie News Bits: Valiant Comics

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Welcome back to another edition of Movie News Bits! Today, we're talking about Valiant Comics!
First up, we have some news that Sony is developing a Faith superhero movie. The "Faith" comics center around a regular geeky teenager named Faith Herbert, who's obsessed with comics and science fiction, and has the powers of telekinesis and flight.

Lamorne Morris has been cast in Bloodshot, for the role of Wilfred Wigans! Wigans is a young scientist, who becomes Bloodshot's unlikely ally. Morris joins Eiza Gonzalez, Sam Heughan, Talulah Riley, Alex Hernandez, and Toby Kebbell. Dave Wilson is attached to currently direct, and if Bloodshot makes it past the first film, Morris is supposedly still attached to the series for two more films. Johannes Haukur Johannesson is going to be working on Bloodshot! He will be playing the villain to Diesel's hero. Guy Pearce is in talks to replace Michael Sheen in the role of Dr. Emil Harting, the doctor responsible for the nanotec…

Movie News Bits: Marvel and Sony Edition

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Welcome back to Movie News Bits. Here, we have some news on two Sony Marvel movies, a surprise character who was cut from Avengers: Infinity War, why one Marvel movie may never happen, and a director who expresses interest in the franchise.

Evangeline Lilly finally debuted as The Wasp in this summer's Ant-Man and The Wasp, and her performance was widely loved. The positive buzz has led to fans wanting a proper solo film for Wasp, but Lilly doesn't want that. Why? At Fan Expo Boston last weekend, Lilly says she prefers to see Wasp teaming up with others. "...I actually don’t like the idea of a Wasp standalone film, because Ant-Man and Wasp, since the very beginning in the comic books, were always a team. And really, they’re kind of one of the only proper and true teams in the MCU, otherwise it’s mostly a lot of individuals. And I love the team aspect of it, I love watching the interplay between Wasp and Ant-Man in Ant-Man and the Wasp. For me it’s the most fun part of the …

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS to Get a Commemorative Edition

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With the release of Aquaman's first solo film arriving, Warner Brothers Animation is re-releasing Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. It's the ultimate starter-pack for anyone who wants to get into Aquaman (outside of comics).

Here's a quote from the press release: “‘Justice League: Throne of Atlantis – Commemorative Edition’ gives fans the opportunity to experience a sprawling, sensational Aquaman original story in fully remastered Ultra HD, complete with new bonus features,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing. “The addition of an all-new Aquaman featurette, and entertaining commentary from both Mike Carlin and Heath Corson, serves as a perfect table-setter for the upcoming theatrical release of the ‘Aquaman’ film.”

Special Features include:

“Aquaman: The New King” (NEW featurette) – An immersive look at Arthur Curry’s evolution from guardian of the ocean to the King of Atlantis and key member of the Ju…

Spider-Man Dons his Classic Suit; HOMECOMING Costume Confirmed for SPIDER-MAN PS4

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Spider-Man is looking like one of the best games of the year. It features an array of costumes to choose from. Making sure that fans will always be playing has their favorite version of the Wall Crawler. Now, we've gotten our first look at the classic suit in action!

YouTuber KyKiske7 uploaded some new gameplay footage. We see Peter wearing the classic red and blue in all of its glory. Check it out.



That's not all when it comes to the Web Head's tights. Insomniac was doing a QnA with fans on Twitter this week. They then confirmed that the Spider-Man: Homecoming suit will be in the game.
sorry misread that. Infinity War Suit.

The Civil War / Homecoming suit is in the game as well. — Insomniac Games (@insomniacgames) August 8, 2018
I might be in the minority but I think having both the classic suit and the Homecoming suit is a little redundant. Still, it is pretty cool that the game has the homemade suit, the Homecoming suit, and the Avengers: Infinity War suit. The MCU is …

TV News Bits: DC and Marvel Edition

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In today's edition of TV News Bits, we have new details on Stargirl, The Flash, Iron Fist and more. Let's get started!


Our good friends at GWW dropped an exclusive on the Stargirl series. They learned that Wildcat will make an appearance during the show's first season. Now, this isn't the original Ted Grant version of the character. This will be Yolanda Montez, the goddaughter of Ted Grant. Yolanda will be attending Blue Valley High alongside Courtney Whitmore (Stargirl).


Up next we have some news on FX's canceled Deadpool series. During a chat with Variety, FX CEO John Landgraf crushed all hopes that they would revive the series, saying: No. I think that Marvel will revive it because they have the rights. They own the IP and they have the rights to do an animated adult series based on any of the X-Men characters and based on Deadpool specifically. They didn’t want to do the show that Donald and Stephen [Glover] wrote. We would have done show that Donald and Steph…

Possible New Details on BIRDS OF PREY's Black Canary; Onyx Adams May Appear

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DC's Birds of Prey movie is currently casting several fan-favorite characters, including Black Canary. This week, we have a new report shedding light on her characterization, while a rumor may reveal another character in the film.

Apparently, Birds of Prey may cast a biracial actress as Black Canary. Obviously, things can change, as an actress hasn't been cast yet, but the studio is interested. This version of the character is a "world-weary" hero who has the ability to sing. Lady Gaga was rumored to have turned down a role in the movie, and it's possible that this was it.

Typically, Black Canary has been portrayed as white in comics, animation, and live action television. The one exception is Arrow's current Canary, Dinah Drake (played by Juliana Harkavy), who is of mixed race. Going with a diverse hire for Birds of Prey would make Black Canary's big screen debut even more unique.

In other news, another rumor claims that the film will feature Onyx Adams

Marvel Studios Announces 10th Anniversary IMAX Film Festival

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Marvel Studios has been celebrating its 10th anniversary all year, releasing everything from new merch to home video re-releases to three new movies, including Avengers: Infinity War. Now, the celebration continues, and this news is for those who want to marathon the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Marvel has announced that all 20 MCU movies will return to theaters for IMAX's 10th Anniversary Film Festival. The festival begins on August 30th and runs until September 6th in the United States and Canada. This series includes the IMAX debuts of three Marvel movies - Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Captain America: The First Avenger.

Below, you can check out the schedule for the festival, and you can head over to Fandango to purchase your tickets.


Source: Marvel

First Look at THE FLASH's New Suit for Season 5

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The Flash has tweaked Barry's suit throughout its run, most significantly in season four. The season five trailer teased a new costume, along with the arrival of the Flash ring. Now, we have a first look at the suit.

The CW has released a new poster for The Flash, showing off Barry's latest outfit. It looks very different from past suits, most notably with the lack of a chinstrap. It also looks to be ditching the all-leather suit, as well as the zipper in front. Needless to say, this looks like Flash's most comic-accurate costume yet. Check it out below, and stay tuned for more as we have it.


Was given the “ok” to give you guys a little bonus sneak peek. I took this shot late last night during our night shoot. I was clearly feeling myself. I truly love this suit. A post shared by Grant Gustin (@grantgust) on Aug 10, 2018 at 5:43pm PDT
The Flash returns on Tuesday, October 9th at 8 PM EST on The CW.

(Source: Twitter)

No, Ray Fisher Isn't Planning to Leave Cyborg Role

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Every now and then, a big superhero "rumor" pops up and takes the Internet by storm, even if it doesn't have an actual source. This latest rumor has claimed that Ray Fisher is planning to leave the role of Cyborg in DC Films' universe. This comes from fan speculation based on Justice League's drastic overhaul of Cyborg's story, lack of news on the character's future, and a new version of Victor Stone heading to DC Universe. But alas, the rumor has been debunked.

Ray Fisher took to Twitter to confirm that he is still committed to playing Cyborg, and he has no plans to exit the role anytime soon. He adds that when he does eventually retire from the character, he will let fans know himself.

I don’t usually engage the rumor-mill, but it’s recent turn may be worth a little grist: I am NOT, nor do I have ANY intention of, leaving Cyborg. Furthermore, if/when the time comes for me to hangup my all-too-revealing mocap onesie, you will hear it from me directly. #…