April 21, 2022 – Multiversity comics
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In case you missed it, AWA announced the sci-fi action series “Absolution” from Peter Milligan and Mike Deodato.
Illustrated by Gigi Cavenago
– Image comics announcement “The Magic Order 3” will debut in July. The third installment in Mark Millar’s fantasy series, this time with art by Gigi Cavenago (“Dylan Dog/Batman”), will feature the Order’s Asian chapter, and Sammy Liu, who Millar says will be “the a major player in Netflix’s upcoming live-action show. The first issue of “The Magic Order 3” (of six) will be released on July 27, and in the meantime, you can check out Cavenago’s art from the series on his instagram.
– Picture too announcement “The Hollows”, a dystopian fantasy comic from writer Chris Ryall and artist Sam Kieth. The one-shot, which also premieres July 27, is set in a “near-future Japan, where once-human spectral husks prey on the unfortunates who couldn’t find salvation in the tree-like trees. skyscrapers that now dominate the decimated landscape.A discredited scientist works hard to find a cure, until a one-eyed orphan girl and her pet, uh, Urp, force him to rethink everything. ‘he knows.
– In an interview with The audiovisual club, Scott Snyder has confirmed that his upcoming book with Hayden Sherman, “Dark Spaces: Wildfire,” is the first in an anthology series. Each new story will be written by Snyder with a different up-and-coming artist, and there will also be entries from different writers. Snyder commented, “Mark Doyle and IDW saw the vision and were amazing partners in helping me build this space.” “Dark Spaces: Wildfire” was one of nine original titles announced by IDW Publishing last week and will debut in July.
–Sony has delayed Spider-Man: Through the Spider-Verse from its original release in October to June 2, 2023, and considering the next episode, Through the Spider-Verse Part IIa release date of March 29, 2024. Co-writer Chris Miller commented the delay would give the production “more time to make it great”. The studio also announced the Madame Web film, directed by SJ Clarkson and starring Dakota Johnson, will be released on July 7, 2023, several months after Kraven the hunter with Aaron Taylor-Johnson bows Jan. 13.
– In other Marvel news, the company spear a new line of origin stories for newcomers to Marvel Unlimited, titled “Who Is…” The first two episodes were “Who is the Scarlet Witch” by Steve Orlando and Rye Hickman, and “Who is America Chavez” by ‘Alex Segura and Carlos Gomez. They too unveiled a new suit and Spider-Glider – designed by Norman Osborn – for Spider-Man, which debuts in July’s “Amazing Spider-Man” #7, and a Jane Foster attach for Thor: Love and Thunder.
– By The envelope, the Netflix animated series based on Jeff Smith’s “Bone” has been dropped. The site says the project fell victim to a leadership change at Netflix Animation, which saw Phil Rynda (the streamer’s director of creative leadership and development for the original animation) and several of his staff fired. this week. Netflix acquired the rights to Smith’s fantasy series in 2019, and news about the project has been scarce thereafter.
– In other news from Netflix, the streaming service go outside the compilation movie Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045 Lasting War Monday, May 9. The film, assembled from footage from the first season of Ghost in the shell: SAC_2045is being released ahead of the second season, which premieres two weeks later on May 23. SAC_2045a continuation of the The loneliness complex series, began in 2020, and sees the Major and his fellow officers turn to mercenary work, after an economic disaster plunges the world into endless war.
– In collaboration with the Childhood Tumor Foundation (CTF), Archie Comics introduced its first hard of hearing character in the pages of this week’s “Archie Jumbo Digest” #329. In the eight-page story “Sounds Like Music” (written by Alex Simmons with art by Bill Galvan, Ben Galvan, Glenn Whitmore and Jack Morelli), the Archies meet Grace Alondra, a fan who won’t let her progressive hearing loss affect his love of music. The story, which was timed to coincide with NF Awareness Month in May, was designed to teach readers about neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2), which causes (non-cancerous) tumors to grow along the nerves in the body, often resulting in hearing loss. The comic is now available and you can read “Sounds Like Music” itself for free here.
– Variety reports two suites to the recent Diabolical remake, with Giacomo Gianniotti (Grey’s Anatomy), wrapped filming in March. Gianniotti reprises the role of Luca Marinelli, whose iconic thief role of Angela and Luciana Giussani was released in Italy on December 16, 2021. Directors Marco and Antonio Manetti returned to helm the films, whose overseas rights were acquired by Beta Cinema. Currently, the distribution rights for the first new Diabolical The film was sold to territories like Canada, France, Spain, and Latin America, but not the United States, United Kingdom, or Australia.
– Finally, Jeff Lemire share a teaser for the latest “Black Hammer” series. The book, tentatively titled “Black Hammer: The End,” will consist of four issues, feature illustrations by Malachi Ward (“Black Hammer: Reborn”) and will be released next year.