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New Comic Book Releases – August 27 2014

Here is a definitive list of new comics and graphic novels out this week from the fine folks at Things from Another World.

890824 #5 (Subscription Photo Variant)

A variant photo cover featuring Jack Bauer
Credits:Ed Brisson;Michael Gaydos;Photo

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89087th Sword #4

As the students finish their training, Kathleen must develop a plan to take on the Warlord Kavanaugh and his army, but will she put her faith in a dangerous killing machine they've discovered or in the reluctant warrior, Daniel Cray and his deadly Malathane sword.
Credits:John Raffo;Iman Max;Andrew Robinson

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89088 Bit Zombie Full Byte TPB

When digi-villain Zilla scores his own video game as the hero after a game-jumping adventure, his buddy Zombie decides to do the same. Unfortunately, the trip leaves him hungry, and other games' characters can't shake off his zombie virus once they're bitten! The plague gets out of the arcade and into newer and newer games. With every upgrade, the zombies get better brain-bytes to bite! Can Zilla stop themâ¦or even survive?
Credits:Fred Perry;Zechary Gray

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8908Adventure Time Marceline & Scream Queens Mathematical Ed HC

Thanks to a newfound interest in rock 'n' roll, Princess Bubblegum volunteers to manage Marceline's paranormal rock band for a pivotal tour across the land of Ooo! But when the band is threatened by everything from snobby scenesters to beasts born of self-doubt, can they hold it together and make it to the RADDEST GIG EVER in time, and manage to stay friends throughout the process?!Written and illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Meredith Gran (OCTOPUS PIE) and featuring short stories from several indie comics superstars, including Jen Wang (KOKO BE GOOD) and FRIENDS WITH BOYS cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks! This totally mathematical hardcover edition features never-before-seen extras, including an inside look at the making of MARCELINE AND THE SCREAM QUEENS!
Credits:Meredith Gran

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New Comic Book Releases – August 20 2014

Here is a definitive list of new comics and graphic novels out this week from the fine folks at Things from Another World.

8908Adventure Time #31

The world of Ooo is a quiet place, where candy and creatures stick to themselves and nothing ever happensâ¦it's almost ACCEPTABLE. It's a twisted adventure starring Ooo's most yellow Earl and there is pretty much nothing Finn and Jake can do about it.
Credits:Ryan North;Shelli Paroline;Mike Holmes

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8908Adventure Time #31 (Retailer 20 Copy Incentive Variant Cover Edition)

The world of Ooo is a quiet place, where candy and creatures stick to themselves and nothing ever happensâ¦it's almost ACCEPTABLE. It's a twisted adventure starring Ooo's most yellow Earl and there is pretty much nothing Finn and Jake can do about it. This variant cover edition comes bagged and boarded.
Credits:Ryan North;Shelli Paroline;Rachel Hunt

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8908Adventure Time #31 (Subscription Ellis Variant)

The world of Ooo is a quiet place, where candy and creatures stick to themselves and nothing ever happensâ¦it's almost ACCEPTABLE. It's a twisted adventure starring Ooo's most yellow Earl and there is pretty much nothing Finn and Jake can do about it.
Credits:Ryan North;Shelli Paroline;Sam Ellis

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8908Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #2 (of 6)

Root Beer Guy has his first class of Banana Guard recruits and it's time to send them to boot camp. With the Head Banana Guard looking over his new class, what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately, these Bananas are a little more than bruised by this new class and they're not going to make it easy. Will Gingerbread Muto, Tree Trunks, Gum Drop Lass, Peppermint Butler, and Mr. Cupcake make it through?
Credits:Kent Osborne;Madeline Rupert;Aimee Fleck

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New Comic Book Releases – August 13 2014

Here is a definitive list of new comics and graphic novels out this week from the fine folks at Things from Another World.

890824 #5

'Underground' comes to a fiery conclusion! With both the CIA and the Russian mafia hot on his heels, Jack Bauer must find a way to escape them and rescue his new 'family' at the same time!
Credits:Ed Brisson;Michael Gaydos;Paul Shipper

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890824 #5 (Subscription Photo Variant)

A variant photo cover featuring Jack Bauer
Credits:Ed Brisson;Michael Gaydos;Photo

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8908Abe Sapien #15

Before the Black Flame, Hell on Earth, and the death of Roger, Abe faces a creature that threatens to drain the soul from anyone it comes in contact with. The B.P.R.D. have fought for mankind for years-and it's their own humanity that's at stake this time. * Colder artist Juan Ferreyra joins the Mignolaverse! "As the year rolls on I can't wait to see just what Mignola and the gang have in store for Abe Sapien."-Bloody Disgusting
Credits:Mike Mignola, Scott Allie;Juan Ferreyra;Sebastißn Fiumara

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8908Adventure Time Banana Guard Academy #2 (of 6)

Root Beer Guy has his first class of Banana Guard recruits and it's time to send them to boot camp. With the Head Banana Guard looking over his new class, what could possibly go wrong? Unfortunately, these Bananas are a little more than bruised by this new class and they're not going to make it easy. Will Gingerbread Muto, Tree Trunks, Gum Drop Lass, Peppermint Butler, and Mr. Cupcake make it through?
Credits:Kent Osborne;Madeline Rupert;Aimee Fleck

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New Comic Book Releases – August 6 2014

Here is a definitive list of new comics and graphic novels out this week from the fine folks at Things from Another World.

8908Action Comics #34

And now 'Last Sun', the penultimate chapter in the 'SUPERMAN: DOOMED' saga as Earth lies in ruins and everyone's survival is in question!
Credits:Greg Pak;Aaron Kuder

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8908Action Comics #34 (DCU Selfie Variant Cover Edition)

And now 'Last Sun', the penultimate chapter in the 'SUPERMAN: DOOMED' saga as Earth lies in ruins and everyone's survival is in question!
Credits:Greg Pak;Aaron Kuder;Ethan Van Sciver

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8908Action Comics Annual #3

As an epic space battle rages above the Earth, how will humanity and the other heroes of the DC Universe cope with this Day of Doom?
Credits:Greg Pak;Aaron Kuder

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8908Adventure Time Marceline & Scream Queens Mathematical Ed HC

Thanks to a newfound interest in rock 'n' roll, Princess Bubblegum volunteers to manage Marceline's paranormal rock band for a pivotal tour across the land of Ooo! But when the band is threatened by everything from snobby scenesters to beasts born of self-doubt, can they hold it together and make it to the RADDEST GIG EVER in time, and manage to stay friends throughout the process?!Written and illustrated by award-winning cartoonist Meredith Gran (OCTOPUS PIE) and featuring short stories from several indie comics superstars, including Jen Wang (KOKO BE GOOD) and FRIENDS WITH BOYS cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks! This totally mathematical hardcover edition features never-before-seen extras, including an inside look at the making of MARCELINE AND THE SCREAM QUEENS!
Credits:Meredith Gran

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New Comic Book Releases – July 30 2014

Here is a definitive list of new comics and graphic novels out this week from the fine folks at Things from Another World.

8908100th Anniversary Special #1 Guardians of the Galaxy

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Credits:Andy Lanning;Gustavo Duarte;David Lopez

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8908100th Anniversary Special #1 Guardians of the Galaxy (Lozano Variant Cover Edition)

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Credits:Andy Lanning;Gustavo Duarte;Alexander Lozano

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8908Action Comics Annual #3

As an epic space battle rages above the Earth, how will humanity and the other heroes of the DC Universe cope with this Day of Doom?
Credits:Greg Pak;Aaron Kuder

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8908Adventures Of Superman #15

When a giant robot from outer space crashes into Metropolis Harbor, Superman makes the shocking discovery that the robot was built by none other than his own father, Jor-El!
Credits:Ron Marz;Evan Shaner

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Cosplay Gallery: 2014 San Diego Comic Con!

Here are a select few images from the fanboy supernova known as San Diego Comic Con!

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New Music Tuesday – July 29 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Soundtrack from the film: After stealing a mysterious orb in the far reaches of outer space, Peter Quill, a half human/half alien is now the main target of a manhunt lead by the villain known as Ronan the Accuser. To help fight Ronan and his team and save the galaxy from his power, Quill creates a team known as the ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ to save the world. Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol.1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) on Amazon | Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) – Various Artists on iTunes

Tracklisting

  1. Hooked on a Feeling – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  2. Go All the Way – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  3. Spirit in the Sky – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  4. Moonage Daydream – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  5. Fooled Around and Fell In Love – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  6. I’m Not in Love – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  7. I Want You Back – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  8. Come and Get Your Love – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  9. Cherry Bomb – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  10. Escape (The Piña Colada Song) – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  11. O-O-H Child – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
  12. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix, Vol. 1 (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
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Comic-Con & Beyond: Latest Industry News

Movie and comic news has been coming in hot and heavy since the beginning of Comic-Con in San Diego this weekend. Here is the latest headlines and bits of coolness.

The Avengers: Age of Ultron: Marvel has slowly been releasing this awesome concept art poster for the film, it has now all come together in all its glory:

Complete Avengers: Age Of Ultron Comic-Con Poster

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Pirates of the Caribbean 5: After a few false starts and delays, “Pirates of the Caribbean 5″ will sail into theaters on July 7, 2017, Walt Disney Studios said Wednesday. The latest rum-soaked installment in the Johnny Depp franchise has the date to itself, but faces competition from the July 14th release of “Fantastic Four 2″ and the June 30th debut of “Despicable Me 3.”

Batman & Wonder Woman in Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice: Zack Snyder has been busy on his Twitter account before arriving at Comic Con to present footage from his upcoming film. He first tweeted out a photo of Ben Afleck in his Batman cowl and then a fully stylized photo of Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman, then surprised the entire crowd at Hall H with Henry Cavil, Ben Afleck and Gal Gadot in person to talk about the film.

Sinister Six & Spider-Man 3: Looking to broaden its Spider-Man franchise, Sony has dated spin-off “Sinister Six” for Nov. 11, 2016 as the next tentpole in its key property — while moving back “The Amazing Spider-Man 3″ two years to 2018. After modest box office results for “The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” the studio thinks “Sinister Six” will expand the Spider-Man universe by bringing in villains, making Sony a stronger competitor against the likes of Disney/Marvel’s “Avengers” and WB’s Justice League superheroes in the coming years.

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Untitled Marvel Movie 7: Marvel has announced the release date for another untitled film, this one dated May 4, 2018. The news comes less than a week after Disney and Marvel staked out five other dates from 2017 to 2019.

The full Marvel release schedule so far:

2015:
May 1: The Avengers: Age of Ultron
July 17: Ant-Man

2016:
May 6: Captain America 3
July 8: Doctor Strange

2017:
May 5: Untitled
July 28: Guardians of the Galaxy 2
Nov. 3: Untitled

2018:
May 4: Untitled
July 6: Untitled
Nov. 2: Untitled

2019:
May 3: Untitled

"Guardians of the Galaxy" Teaser Trailer Images

Guardians of the Galaxy 2: Marvel Studios is already moving forward with a sequel to the as-yet unreleased ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ film and has turned to James Gunn to return to write and direct. It’s unclear whether Nicole Perlman, who co-wrote the first “Guardians” with Gunn, will return. “Guardians” is Marvel Studios’ 10th film since starting to self finance its own projects in 2008, with “Iron Man.”

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Doctor Strange: Joaquin Phoenix is in early talks to star in Marvel’s “Doctor Strange,” sources confirm. The deal is far from complete but insiders confirm that Phoenix is strongly considering the superhero role, which had previously been linked to Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hardy. Scott Derrickson is directing with Jon Spaihts currently rewriting the script.

The pic will be produced by Marvel chief Kevin Feige and could be featured at Saturday’s Comic-Con presentation in San Diego, which is already expected to include the cast of “The Avengers.” Executive producers on “Doctor Strange” are Louis D’Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Alan Fine, Stan Lee and Stephen Broussard.

Ant-Man: It has been confirmed that Corey Stoll will play the villain Yellowjacket (AKA Darren Cross) in Marvel’s “Ant-Man,” the studio announced on Saturday evening at Comic-Con. Marvel also confirmed that Evangeline Lilly will play Hope, the female lead in the film. The movie, which was supposed to be helmed by Edgar Wright before he dropped out unexpectedly after being attached to the project since 2006, will be directed by Peyton Reed. Paul Rudd is playing the titular superhero, while Michael Douglas is Dr. Hank Pym. Michael Pena and Patrick Wilson round out the cast.

Plus, this new poster for the film has ‘leaked’ online:

Ant-Man Poster Leaks at Comic-Con International

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Has Marvel Solved Their Movie Conundrum?

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This has been a big week for Marvel announcements, first, the team took to ‘The View’ to announce that a new Asgardian will be taking the mantle of ‘Thor: God of Thunder’, and this time it will be a woman. They then revealed that Falcon will now don the stars and stripes now that Steve Rogers has aged to an appropriate 90 year old man. Many pundits and experts in the field of comics have been debating these recent changes and upheavals in the Marvel Universe this week, theories range from Marvel attempting to balance gender and race issues within the MU, to simple publicity-stunt type event to boost sales. I have a theory that goes a little deeper, and much wider into the Marvel Universe. I think these changes were made to solve the very real-world issues of the Marvel Movie Universe, and the actors who play the characters we know and love.

The idea of different actors playing the same character is not unheard of, Superman, Batman, Spider-Man and The Hulk have all had many different actors, and different takes on the storylines. However Marvel has worked incredibly hard to create their shared-universe concept, and simply replacing characters seems like a massive leap to take, considering the millions of dollars this films need for production and promotion.

Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and the entire squad of Marvel characters have been around since the golden age of comics, however Marvel’s cinematic shared universe has only truly been around since ‘Iron Man’ and ‘The Incredible Hulk’ in 2008. With the exception of Mark Ruffalo replacing Ed Norton, the actors have been playing these same characters going on almost 8 years now, and there looks to be no slowing down of Marvel’s slate of films, but that does not necessarily mean that these actors will be willing, or able, to play the part.

Captain America Falcon

Chris Evans has wasted little time in announcing that after his contract is over with Marvel that he will be done playing Captain America, indeed he has hinted that he will be quitting acting altogether. This leaves a massive hole at the center of their cinematic universe, do they simply replace Chris Evans and move on? I think Marvel has come up with a different tactic; change the storyline of the character in the comics, and the movie can easily follow through…thus Anthony Mackie, who played Sam Wilson/The Falcon in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ can easily slip into Chris Evans’ tights and claim the mantle of Captain America.

The same can be said of Chris Hemsworth’s Thor character, while Hemsworth has not hinted at any type of departure from Marvel, his initial contract is due to expire eventually, and the grind of working on huge action films and keeping his body in godly-like shape will eventually wear on him…so why not replace Thor himself with another character completely? Additionally there is the added expense of keeping big name actors in long term contracts, Marvel has been notoriously ‘cheap’ when it comes to paying their actors, but stars like Hemsworth and Robert Downey Jr. have become essential pieces to the Marvel shared universe concept, and can easily demand hefty salary increases if they are asked to stay on…something Marvel may be reluctant to do.

Superior Iron Man

Given this thought process, and the recent news that a new ‘Superior Iron Man’ has been announced, with a new suit, new city and new attitude…could it be possible that a new character will be stepping inside the suit? Leaving the door open for Robert Downey Jr. to leave (or be pushed?)

Thoughts? Comment below!

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Marvel Plans Movie Releases Until End of the Decade

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Marvel has taken the unusual step of planning 6 as-yet unnamed movies well ahead of schedule, in fact, all the way until Summer of 2019. The ones we know are ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ hitting May 1 2015, ‘Ant-Man’ July 17 2015, ‘Captain America 3’ May 6 2016 and ‘Doctor Strange’ July 8, 2016. New dates announced today include May 5, July 27 & Nov. 3 2017, July 6, Nov. 2 2018 and May 3 2019.

Disney/Marvel are expected to announce at least some of the titles pegged for those dates at Comic-Con, for now we can only speculate. We know a third ‘Thor’ film is likely, as well as another ‘Avengers’, should next months ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ prove a hit then expect a sequel from that film…the other three remain a mystery…Black Panther? Black Widow/Hawkeye teamup? It remains to be seen!

The full Marvel release schedule so far:

2015:
May 1: The Avengers: Age of Ultron
July 17: Ant-Man

2016:
May 6: Captain America 3
July 8: Doctor Strange

2017:
May 5: Untitled
July 27: Untitled
Nov. 3: Untitled

2018:
July 6: Untitled
Nov. 2: Untitled

2019:
May 3: Untitled

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