Spec! Breaking News and Comics Coming Soon

Here’s a look at new comics hitting shelves in the next few months, along with other interesting news as it unfolds.

8-25-2019

Another weekend, another Spawn #299 Exclusive Variant! This one’s Canada Expo.

And speaking of Spawn Con Books, these should see a jump with the success of #299’s. They are #275 Vegas Con and #277 Amazing Con

8-24-2019 – Disney+ Announcements continue!

Black Panther 2 get a release date: March 6, 2022.

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur TV Series Announced!

Sersi will play the lead role in Eternals movie

Speaking of Eternals…

8-23-2019 – We’re not done yet! Disney also announces today Spidey and His Amazing Friends animated series for Disney Junior, which will premiere in 2021. The original Spiderman Peter Parker, Miles Morales and Spider-Gwen/Ghost-Spider will team-up with The Incredible Hulk, Black Panther, Ms. Marvel, and others to take on villains and other obstacles in this family friendly cartoon.

8-23-2019 – Huge announcements from Marvel today absolutely breaking the internet! https://youtu.be/gEMLnjihGVk

8-23-2019 – As if this day couldn’t get any more exciting, Moon Knight series has just been announced!

Following the exciting news of a Ms. Marvel Kamala Khan show headed our way, a She-Hulk tv series is announced! Here’s the official logo from Marvel.

8-23-2019 – Kamala Khan is headed to Hulu under Disney for to new Ms. Marvel tv series! https://comicbook.com/marvel/2019/08/23/ms-marvel-tv-show-disney-plus

8-22-2019 – Looks like Dark Captain Marvel will be introduced in Captain Marvel #12 this November. Be aware she could appear in #11 in full or cameo.

Who is this new villain named Cadaverous that will be introduced by J.J. Abrams, along with his son Henry, in the upcoming comic book titled simple “Spiderman”? Normally, villains don’t have much stock but when he’s being compared to some of Spidey’s most dangerous enemies ever, we’re left to take note and pay close attention.

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It’s Darkseid vs. Vandal Savage in Young Justice as Season 3’s final episodes wind down. Here’s hoping for a Season 4! And 5 and 6 and 7!

8-22-2019 – Top 7 DC Comic Book Investments to preorder: https://youtu.be/Lr7vZ23tsoE

Far Sector #1, solicited for November 2019. New female Green Lantern, Sojourner “Jo” Mullein.

Green Lantern Blackstars #1. Another November solicitation from DC. Introducing the Blackstars!

Who is this Other character Teen Titans #36 out later this month mentions in their solicitation? A new character?

Gotham City Monster #2 raises eyebrows with the question, “Who is the Red Phantom?”

A new and mysterious protector? It sounds like we may be looking at a new character in the Batman Beyond universe. Here’s the synopsis for Batman Beyond #37… “A new hero is needed! Bruce Wayne will turn to friends both old and new in order to keep his city safe, but that won’t be enough. Fortunately, a new and mysterious protector will arrive on the scene, taking flight to save the city!

The son of Bane making his debut? It sounds like it in Batman Knightfall Tales from the Dark Multiverse #1

Batgirl #41 – Will this be a new female villain introduced in Batgirl 41?

8-21-2019 – Disney moving forward with Empty Man Movie release!
https://www.newsarama.com/46609-disney-picks-up-fox-s-the-empty-man-movie-sets-release-date.html

Empty Man from Boom Studios begins the story one year after the first reported case of the Empty Man disease, and no drug has been able to slow its progress. The cause is unknown, and the symptoms include fits of rage, hideous hallucinations, suicidal dementia, followed by death, or a near lifeless, ’empty’ state of catatonia. As murder cults rise nationwide, the FBI and CDC enter a joint investigation of the Empty Man, hoping to piece together clues to stop the cult and uncover a cure.

8-20-2019 – 2 new untitled Spider-man movies were announced today. No details yet, so we are left to guess and speculate on every single possibility! Other than the report that Tom Holland will remain Spider-man for both films.

8-20-2019 – Matrix 4 Movie confirmed! Keanu Reeves and majority of original cast are said to be coming back! https://www.theguardian.com/film/2019/aug/20/the-matrix-4-keanu-reeves-carrie-ann-moss-lana-wachowski If we’re talking comics, the Matrix Preview from 1999 is the recommended go-to Matrix investment book. These were rumored to have been recalled due to the graphic content.

8-19-2019 – Potentially huge announcement from Marvel.

Doc Justice first appears in cameo in Secret Warps Ghost Panther Annual #1, 2019

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8-18-2019 – Marvel Phase 6. X-Men Vs Avengers?
https://www.cheatsheet.com/entertainment/marvel-phase-6-rumored-to-include-avengers-vs-x-men.html/

8-17-2019 – Looks like Spawn #299 Boston Con Exclusive is the new Spawn #299 SDCC Exclusive.

7-17-2019 – Take a look at an 80th Anniversary Frame Variant. Miles!

7-18-2019 – Ed Brubaker signed with Legendary Television to adapt his own comics for TV. Could we see comics like Sleeper, Deadenders, Criminal, Incognito, Fatale, Kill or be Killed, Velvet and/or The Fade-Out, in live action in the coming years?

7-7-2019 – Netflix finally sets air date for Cannon Busters… August 15th!

7-5-19 – DC making RWBY Comic Series this fall! Though there is already GNs and animation, the only comic book form might possibly be the FCBD edition from 2018 Viz.

6-26-19 – EVERYTHING! An ongoing from Dark Horse
Sounds very interesting and like a premise made for TV! Especially if it’s what sounds like a dark comedy. “EVERYTHING is a gleaming new mega-department store which arrives to extraordinary thrill-and rapidly escalates to inexplicable mania in the small town of Holland, Michigan.
When random hellish fires and unshakable psychic disturbances start to overtake the community, a few-like depressive out-of-towner Lori and a suspicious local named Rick-begin to suspect EVERYTHING and its catalog-perfect manger, Shirley.
Who-or what-exactly is in charge here . . . and what insidious plans are in store?”

6-26-19 EVERYTHING! An ongoing from Dark Horse
Sounds very interesting and like a premise made for TV! Especially if it’s what sounds like a dark comedy.
“EVERYTHING is a gleaming new mega-department store which arrives to extraordinary thrill-and rapidly escalates to inexplicable mania in the small town of Holland, Michigan.
When random hellish fires and unshakable psychic disturbances start to overtake the community, a few-like depressive out-of-towner Lori and a suspicious local named Rick-begin to suspect EVERYTHING and its catalog-perfect manger, Shirley.
Who-or what-exactly is in charge here . . . and what insidious plans are in store?”

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6-25-2019

Gotham City Monsters #1, 2019 – In shops Sept. 11. Frankenstein heads to Gotham City in search of allies and recruits Killer Croc, Lady Clayface, Orca and vampire Andrew Bennett. But will even these dread creatures be enough to save humanity before the entire cosmos collapses in on itself?

UPDATE! Watch this video we put together for the characters first appearances who appear in this book https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-td3TqPORY

We noticed Lady Clayface, Orca and Andre Bennett. This got us thinking.. Who are these characters and where do they first appear?

Outsiders #21, 1987 – First Appearance of Lady Clayface

Orca, aka Dr. Grace Balin, debuts in Batman #579, 2000

The Vampire Andrew Bennett, who first appears in House of Mystery #290, 1980.

Killer Croc – First appearance: Batman #357, 1983

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Collapser #3, 2019 – In stores September, 2019.

Liam James is the lead character who first appears in Collapser #1. It’s an interesting story that has potential to become prominent in DC lore. The simple but intriguing solicitation for issues #3: ” That feeling when a dead man tells you that your parents were superheroes from another planet…”

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June 24, 2019

Flash #78, 2019 – In store September 11.

New force users Fuerza, Steadfast and Psych guest star. Let’s take a look at their first appearances.

Fuerza – Flash #59, 2019

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Steadfast – Flash #69, 2019

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Psych – Flash #61, 2019

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June 24, 2019

Legion of Super Heroes Millenium #1, 2019 – In store this September.

Solicit: ” Brought to you by some of comics’ greatest talents, this epic story spans the course of 1,000 years and, for the very first time, connects all of DC’s future timelines! Starring the unlikeliest of DC heroes as she learns to cope with newfound immortality and roams through the disparate societies of Batman Beyond, Kamandi and Tommy Tomorrow, wrestling with her own inner demons and desperately trying to find her purpose in an ever-changing world. Do not miss this truly unique take on tomorrow’s DC Universe, all leading up to a special launch on the millennium! “

Could this be Naomi they are referring to? Or Harley Quinn?

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June 24, 2019

Shazam #10, 2019 – In stores July.

New member of the Shazam family!

Solicit: ” The magical superhero adventure continues as the seventh member of the Shazam Family is finally chosen-and it will change Billy Batson and his brothers and sisters forever! But can this new family come together to stop the deadly all-new Monster Society?”

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