August 5, 2022 – Multiversity Comics

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In case you missed it, we have an exclusive sneak peek at next week’s “Avengers and Moon Girl.”

Cover by Greg Capullo

– “THIS SERIES IS $1.99. TAKE THAT, DC AND MARVEL!” Read the official synopsis for “Night Club” by Mark Millar and Juanan Ramírez. The vampire superhero comic, which was announced last September, will be priced lower than the vast majority of mainstream comics. “We’re going to take our most commercial, high-profile release this year and sell it for less than half the price of a current comic book,” Millar said of the book and its price. “Night Club” #1 is out this December.

– Volume 11 of “Dog Man”, titled “Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea”, will be released on March 8 next year. This will be the first new “Dog Man” book in two years, with creator Dav Pilkey focusing on the “Cat Kid Comic Club” series from 2022, the last installment of which is due out this November. March 7th will see the release of the 25th anniversary edition of The Adventures of Captain Underpantswith an additional 32-page comic featuring both Captain Underpants and Dog Man.

– AWA Studios announced “Climate Crisis Chronicles,” a collaboration with NBC News, reteaming with “Covid Chronicles” writer Ethan Sacks, artist Dalibor Talajić, and colorist Lee Loughridge. The weekly comic, as its name suggests, will chronicle the impact that climate change has had on different ordinary people. Episode #1 will be available exclusively on NBC News THINK starting today, and the entire anthology will be collected in print on November 30.

– Fans who want to brush up on their She-Hulk knowledge before her show hits Disney+ later this month can do so on Marvel Unlimited. “Who is…she Hulk?” is written by Rainbow Rowell with art by Ig Guara and Ian Herring in colors. The Infinity Comics one-shot details the origins of the jade giantess. It is part of the “Who Is…” series of one-shots exploring the history of Marvel’s most popular characters.

weekly editors Alice Oseman’s cover revealed nick and charlie. While part of the same series that gave us “Heartstopper,” recently adapted into an acclaimed Netflix series, nick and charlie it will be an illustrated novel, as opposed to a graphic novel. The characters originally appeared in Oseman’s 2014 novel. Lonely before starring in the 2016 “Heartstopper” webcomic. nick and charlie will be available on Scholastic in January 2023.

– HBO Max and Discovery+ will be replaced by a single app sometime in 2023, according to Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav. The quote came from an earnings call yesterday. Zaslav went on to defend the company’s decision to withdraw the next Bat girl characteristic and Scoob!: Vacation Spot, saying, “We’re not going to put out a movie to make a fourth and we’re not going to put out a movie unless we believe in it.” He said the company intends on a “10-year plan focused only on DC,” specifically (and controversially) mentioning the next Ezra Miller. Flash as a specific point of pride.

– Seth Rogers TMNT The movie already has a title. The computer-animated feature, directed by Gravity Fallsby Jeff Rowe and scripted by Brendan O’Brian (Neighbors: Sorority Rising), will be known as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem. The film will be released on August 4, 2023. Rogan made the announcement. via Twitter.

– New episodes from Nickelodeon Animation’s big nate are scheduled to release August 19 on Paramount+. In addition to the new batch of episodes, which will see sixth grader Nate Wright saving pregnant lizards and attempting to become a singer, the first half of the animated series’ twenty-part second season has been ordered. They are expected in 2023. You can see the trailer here.

stranger cleave Blood of my Blood, centered on Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser (Jamie Fraser’s parents), has been officially confirmed by Starz. Original series showrunner Matthew B. Roberts to handle Blood of my Blood also. Maril Davis will executive produce alongside Ronald D. Moore. stranger Novel author Diana Gabaldon will serve as consulting producer and write a prequel book about the main characters.

– Finally, Emerald City Comic-Con has reversed its controversial mask policy, and will enforce masking at this year’s event. ECCC was following King County’s current COVID-19 guidelines, and it is not yet clear whether they will enforce vaccinations and temperature checks. ECCC will take place later this month in Seattle, the weekend of August 18-21.

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