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Tonight: “Watchmen” Series Premiere on HBO (10/20/2019)

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It was just over a month ago when we shared what seemed to be the final trailer for the “Watchmen” show that begins its first season tonight on HBO and if you are still a bit in the dark about it just click HERE to get yourself up to speed. The new series makes its debut on the Premium Cable Channel tonight so if you don’t have it you are out of luck. Time to kiss up to a friend with access on their Roku or sign up via your providers. Here is the Official Poster, premise and casting.

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The Premise: Watchmen is set in “an alternate history where ‘superheroes’ are treated as outlaws” and “embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.”
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DC Collectibles Returns To New York Comic Con 2019

We are pretty close to 24 hours away from the annual New York Comic Con which will be taking over the Javits Center and most likely every single place were the Geeks and Pop Culture enthusiasts gather to discuss such things. It’s been a relatively vibrant topic here on PiercingMetal.com and if you haven’t seen the whole gamut of posts just click HERE to see the rundown. Now let’s share some just received information about what you should expect from the folks at DC Collectibles.

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The Press Release:
DC Collectibles, known for its iconic lines of collectibles, statues and action figures, directly from the source, is returning to New York Comic Con (Oct. 3-6) and will reveal an extensive slate of new statues and action figures. Big reveals include the reveal of #102 in the popular Batman: Black & White series, new character additions to the fan-favorite Batman: The Adventures Continue action figure line, and additions to expand its best-selling action figure and statue lines including DC Bombshells, DC Essentials, DC Designer Series, and more.

DC Collectibles just recently hit a major milestone with its Batman: Black & White series by announcing its 100th statue designed by Todd McFarlane and #101 by Frank Miller. With the line gaining even more notoriety the DC Collectibles team knew they had to keep going above and beyond for the line’s fans announcing the 102nd statue in the series would be designed by non-other than the legendary Jim Lee. The all new 7” Batman statue is based on a panel in Batman: Hush, marks Lee’s fifth statue in the line.
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DC Comics First Issues Coming October 2019

Hey friends, I am back with more comic book solicitations for the month of October and for a change I am not skipping a day because tomorrow is the New York Comic Con and I will have my hands full for sure. Let’s get right down to business shall we?

BASKETFUL OF HEADS #1
written by JOE HILL
art by LEOMACS
backup story art by CREDIT
cover by REIKO MURAKAMI
card stock variant cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
The rain lashes the grassy dunes of Brody Island, and seagulls scream above the bay. A slender figure in a raincoat carries a large wicker basket, which looks like it might be full of melons…covered by a bloodstained scrap of the American flag.
This is the story of June Branch, a young woman trapped with four cunning criminals who have snatched her boyfriend for deranged reasons of their own. Now she must fight for her life with the help of an impossible 8th-century Viking axe that can pass through a man’s neck in a single swipe—and leave the severed head still conscious and capable of supernatural speech.
Each disembodied head has a malevolent story of its own to tell, and it isn’t long before June finds herself in a desperate struggle to hack through their lies and manipulations…racing to save the man she loves before time runs out.
Plus, in the premiere chapter of the backup story “Sea Dogs,” which sails across all the Hill House Comics titles!
ON SALE 10.30.19
$3.99 US | 1 of 6 | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC | MATURE READERS
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE BATMAN’S GRAVE #1
written by WARREN ELLIS
art by BRYAN HITCH and KEVIN NOWLAN
cover by BRYAN HITCH
card stock variant cover by JEEHYUNG LEE
blank variant cover
The World’s Greatest Detective must try to inhabit the mind of a murder victim to solve a case—without filling the empty grave next to those of his parents. Can Batman imagine the life of a corpse with a half-eaten face without dying himself?
Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, one of the most legendary creative partnerships of the modern age, reunite in this maxiseries about life, death and the questions most are too afraid to ask.
ON SALE 10.09.19
$3.99 US | 1 of 12 | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with three covers.
Please see the order form for details.
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DC Collectibles Reveals #101 Batman Black and White Statue – by Frank Miller

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The Press Release:
DC Collectibles has revealed the latest statue in the popular Batman Black & White series – Armored Batman by Frank Miller. #101 in the series is based on the iconic designs from Frank Miller’s 1986 series, The Dark Knight Returns. This armored Batman perfectly encapsulates the worn-out, dystopian vibe from the comics while showing the technological power Batman possesses in the story. While the figure is not due to hit shelves till summer 2020 it will for sure be one you won’t want to miss!

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HBO Presents “Watchmen” Official Trailer

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We’re closing in on the premiere of the HBO Original Series “Watchmen” which is of course a connected story line to the comic book series and film that bore the same name. The fans at San Diego Comic Con got a nice first look at it but now its time to share the first proper Official Trailer. I’ve embedded that for you down below and of course the premise and the casting before some editorial notions. Let’s take a look.

The Premise: Watchmen is set in “an alternate history where ‘superheroes’ are treated as outlaws” and “embraces the nostalgia of the original groundbreaking graphic novel while attempting to break new ground of its own.”
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