August 5, 2022 – Multiversity Comics

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In case you missed it, we have an exclusive preview of next week’s Avengers and Moon Girl.

Cover by Greg Capullo

– “THIS SERIES WILL COST $1.99. GET THAT, DC & MARVEL!” reads the official synopsis for “Night Club” by Mark Millar and Juanan Ramírez. The vampire superhero comic, announced last September, is priced lower than most mainstream comics. “We’re going to take our most commercial and high-profile launch this year and sell it for less than half the price of an actual comic,” Millar said of the book and its pricing. Night Club #1 will be out this December.

– The 11th volume of “Dog Man” entitled “Twenty Thousand Fleas Under the Sea” will be released on March 8th next year. This will be the first new Dog Man book in two years, with creator Dav Pilkey’s focus since 2022 on the Cat Kid Comic Club series, with the latest installment due out this November. On March 7th the 25th anniversary edition of The Adventures of Captain Underpantswith a bonus 32-page comic book featuring Captain Underpants and Dog Man.

– AWA Studios announced “Climate Crisis Chronicles,” a collaboration with NBC News that will reunite “Covid Chronicles” writer Ethan Sacks, artist Dalibor Talajić and colorist Lee Loughridge. The weekly comic, as the name suggests, will chronicle the effects of climate change on various 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 30th.

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– Fans hoping to brush up on their She-Hulk knowledge ahead of their show coming to Disney+ later this month can do so with Marvel Unlimited. “Who is… She Hulk?” was written by Rainbow Rowell, with illustrations by Ig Guara and Ian Herring on color. The Infinity Comics One-Shot details the origins of the Jade Giantess. It is part of the “Who is…” one-shot series that explores the history of Marvel’s most popular characters.

publishers weekly revealed the cover for Alice Oseman’s Nick and Charlie. As part of the same series that brought us Heartstopper, which was recently adapted into an acclaimed Netflix series, Nick and Charlie will be an illustrated novel as opposed to a graphic novel. The characters originally appeared in her 2014 novel Oseman solitaire before starring in the 2016 webcomic Heartstopper. Nick and Charlie will be available from Scholastic in January 2023.

– HBO Max and Discovery+ are set to be replaced by a single app sometime in 2023, according to David Zaslav, CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery. The quote is from yesterday’s conference call. Zaslav went on to defend the company’s decision to pull the upcoming one bat girl function and Scoob!: Vacation Homesaying, “We’re not going to start a movie to make a quarter, and we’re not going to make a movie unless we believe in it.” He said the company intends a “10-year plan that’s just going to focused on DC,” and specifically (and controversially) mentioned the upcoming Ezra Miller flash as a special pride.

– Seth Rogens TMNT The film now has a title. The CG animated feature directed by gravity falls‘s Jeff Rowe and the screenplay by Brendan O’Brian (Neighbors: Sorority Rising), will be known as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Chaos. The film is scheduled for release on August 4, 2023. The announcement was made by Rogan via twitter.

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– New episodes from Nickelodeon Animation Big Nate will be released on Paramount+ on August 19th. In addition to the new episodes, in which sixth-grader Nate Wright rescues pregnant lizards and tries to be a singer, the first half of the animated series’ twenty-episode second season has been ordered. These are expected in 2023. You can watch the trailer here.

stranger spin off blood from my blood, which focuses on Ellen MacKenzie and Brian Fraser (parents of Jamie Fraser), has been officially confirmed by Starz. Original series showrunner Matthew B. Roberts will be handling it blood from my blood also. Maril Davis will serve as executive producer along with Ronald D. Moore. stranger Novelist Diana Gabaldon will serve as consulting producer and write a prequel book about the main characters.

– Finally, Emerald City have Comic-Con reversed their controversial mask policy, and will enforce masking at this year’s event. The ECCC was following King County’s current COVID-19 guidelines, and it still doesn’t appear if they will enforce vaccinations and temperature checks. ECCC will be held in Seattle later this month over the weekend of August 18-21.

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