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Upcoming comic book solicitations and reviews of key titles along with comic book publishing industry news.

Marvel Announces “Deadpool: Black, White and Blood” Series For August

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The Press Release:
Wolverine is currently slicing and dicing his way through his bloodiest adventures yet in WOLVERINE: BLACK, WHITE, AND BLOOD and soon Carnage will show readers why he’s Marvel’s most terrifying villain in CARNAGE: BLACK, WHITE, AND BLOOD. Come August, it’ll be Deadpool’s turn.

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“Deadpool: Black, White and Blood” #1

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DC Comics’ “Superman ’78” and “Batman ’89” Series Coming This July

The Press Release:
The Movie Worlds of Superman ’78 and Batman ’89 Are Heading to Comics in Two All-New DC Digital First Series! The gothic mentality of Tim Burton’s Batman lurks around every corner in Batman ’89 by Screenwriter Sam Hamm and Artist Joe Quinones! You’ll believe a man can fly in Superman ’78 by Writer Rob Venditti and Artist Wilfredo Torres!

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Beginning in July 2021, decades after both Richard Donner’s Superman: The Movie and Tim Burton’s Batman introduced generations of fans to silver screen versions of DC’s Man of Steel and the World’s Greatest Detective, DC is returning to these beloved properties to tell new stories set within these worlds with the publication of a series of Superman ’78 and Batman ’89 comic books. Writer Rob Venditti and artist Wilfredo Torres will capture imaginations in Superman ’78 while screenwriter Sam Hamm and artist Joe Quinones will immerse readers into Batman ’89.
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DC Comics Announces: “Dark Nights: Death Metal” Band Edition Limited Series

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The Press Release:
In anticipation of the international launch of DC’s runaway 2020 hit limited series, Dark Nights: Death Metal, the publisher announced today plans to collaborate with seven of the most renowned metal music bands for Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition. Representing a cross-section of metal music from across genres and generations, each special edition will feature a variant cover spotlighting a different metal band, an introduction from the band and exclusive interview. The lineup includes:

Issue #1: Featured band: Megadeth – Cover artist: Juanjo Guarnido

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“Dark Nights: Death Metal” Band Edition #1 (Megadeth)

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Marvel Announces “Mighty Marvel Masterworks” Editions For June

The Press Release:
An exciting new line of Marvel graphic novels will debut this June! The MIGHTY MARVEL MASTERWORKS will collect the very beginning of Marvel’s most iconic heroes: the Fantastic Four, Spider-Man, the X-Men, and more. The stories that kicked off the sagas of these beloved franchises will now be available in an accessible new 6 x 9 format that the whole family can enjoy!

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These timeless stories were crafted by none other than industry legends Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Steve Ditko who revolutionized the comic book genre with their bold new approach to super hero adventures. Now, the MIGHTY MARVEL MASTERWORKS will serve as a perfect gateway to the expansive Marvel Universe and allow a brand-new generation to witness the historic beginnings behind these pop culture phenomena.
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Marvel Reveals “Black History Month” Variant Covers For February

The Press Release:
Announced last year, Marvel Comics will honor Black History Month with a series of variant covers depicting their most prominent Black heroes. Today, Marvel is proud to present the additional covers that will make up February’s collection. A celebration of the legacy of Black heroes in Marvel Comics’ storytelling, these beautiful pieces of art will grace the covers of our most popular ongoing titles throughout the month of February and feature depictions of Storm, Black Panther, Miles Morales, Falcon, War Machine, Blade, Ironheart, and the new Valkyrie who recently appeared in KING IN BLACK: RETURN OF THE VALKYRIES #1. These beloved characters will be brought to life in the distinct, electrifying style of rising star artist Ernanda Souza in her Marvel Comics debut.
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