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First Looks -- and more!


The CW has begun running a promotional clip featuring Black Canary from this Thursday's episode of Smallville.

In the episode, "Siren," Alaina Huffman plays the long-running DC Comics hero.

The promo clips spotlights Black Canary's sonic scream. The special effects are like waves coming from her mouth, accompanied by a shrieking noise. She says, "The city's a dangerous place. You should be prepared."

Click on the thumbnails for larger images from the clip and look for more on Smallville soon here in The Continuum.

For previously released images of Black Canary, CLICK HERE.

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Sandman will be the featured villain in the fifth episode of Kids' WB!'s upcoming The Spectacular Spider-Man.

Sandman will follow the introductions of Vulture, Electro, Lizard and Shocker in the series. The fifth episode is tentatively titled "Competition," and is written by Kevin Hopps.

In other Spider-Man news:

* Producer Greg Weisman said the series will open the night before the first day of Peter Parker's junior year in high school. "We wanted to sort of recast 1962 as 2008," Weisman said. "And the theme of our series is the education of Peter Parker."

* Look for creators of the show to appear at WonderCon in San Francisco on Feb. 23.

* In addition to J. Jonah Jameson, Daran Norris is providing the voice of Phineas Mason.

* Kids' WB!'s marketing is now including the March 8 launch date.

* Look for more Spider-Man news on Sunday here in The Continuum.

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For covers and five- to six-page previews of upcoming titles, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Logan #1 from Marvel Comics and North World, Book 1: The Epic of Conrad from Oni Press.

For covers and four- to six-page previews of Marvel Comics titles arriving in stores on Feb. 6, CLICK HERE.

For covers and five-page previews of Image Comics titles arriving in stores on Feb. 6, CLICK HERE.


For previously posted April solicitations, click on the publishers' names below:

* Antarctic Press.

* Ape Entertainment.

* Arcana Studio.

* Archie Comics.

* Aspen Comics.

* Avatar Press.

* Big City Comics.

* BlueWater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* Boom! Studios.

* Dabel Brothers Productions.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* Devil's Due Publishing.

* Desperado Publishing.

* Digital Webbing.

* Dynamite Entertainment.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Markosia Publishing.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Oni Press.

* Red 5 Comics.

* Top Cow Productions.

* Viper Comics. - More Product. More Exclusives.


* Yahoo Movies has premiered the Super Bowl commercial for Wanted, the live-action movie based on the Top Cow comics series.

* Fox will rebroadcast the "Stewie Kills Lois"/"Lois Kills Stewie" two-parter of Family Guy on Sunday, Feb. 10. The Feb. 17 episode will be a new episode, "Back to the Woods," followed by a repeat of "Movin' Out (Brian's Song) on Feb. 24.

* HBO will air Batman: Mask of the Phantasm on Monday, March 10 at 6:40 a.m. and Friday, March 21 at 6 a.m.


In case you missed The Continuum's coverage over the past month, here are some links. Click on the date to get the day's full report.

* Monday, January 28: Smallville, Boom! Studios for April, Ape Entertainment for April, Red 5 First Looks, Dark Horse First Looks, Marvel First Looks and DC First Looks.

* Sunday, January 27: Dynamite Entertainment for April, Avatar Press for April, Aspen Comics for April, Dabel Brothers Productions for April, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Archie Comics First Looks.

* Saturday, January 26: Family Guy, Desperado Publishing for April and Big City Comics for April.

* Friday, January 25: Marvel First Looks, The Simpsons, Image First Looks, Marvel/WGA deal, Digital Webbing for April, New Exiles, Dabel Brothers' Mercedes Thompson and Marvel/Soleil deal.

* Thursday, January 24: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, X-Force, Devil's Due Publishing for April, Bongo Comics for April, Oni Press for April and Meet the Spartans. Fatheads for the BIG GAME

* Wednesday, January 23: X-Men: Divided We Stand solicitations, Red 5 Comics for April, Smallville, Bluewater Productions' 2008 titles, The Stranded, First Looks and Marvel Comics roundup.

* Tuesday, January 22: The Dark Knight's Heath Ledger dies, DC Comics for April, Marvel Comics for April, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Archie Comics for April, Marvel Comics First Looks, Image Comics First Looks and Boom Studios' Cthulhu Tales.

* Monday, January 21: IDW Publishing for April, Turok: Son of Stone, The Spectacular Spider-Man, First Looks and Cinemax's Month of 300.

* Sunday, January 20: Justice League of America and First Looks.

* Saturday, January 19: Smallville's Black Canary and First Looks.

* Friday, January 18: Flash Gordon, Fantastic Four, Marvel First Looks, Transformers Animated, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Image First Looks and Archie First Looks.

* Thursday, January 17: Image Comics for April, Top Cow Productions for April, Viper Comics for April, Smallville, Dabel Brothers' Wild Cards and Marvel First Looks.

* Wednesday, January 16: Justice League movie on hold, Jeph Loeb press conference, Dark Horse First Looks, Marvel First Looks, Flash Gordon and The Spirit.

* Tuesday, January 15: The Simpsons, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Blade: The Series, Archiblad Saves Easter and First Looks.

* Monday, January 14: The Spectacular Spider-Man, Iron Man movie, Smallville, Perhapanauts and First Looks.

* Sunday, January 13: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and Image Comics First Looks.

* Saturday, January 12: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles and First Looks.

* Friday, January 11: Marvel First Looks and Image First Looks.

* Thursday, January 10: Bluewater Productions for May, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, IDW Publishing's children's division and Boomerang for February.

* Wednesday, January 9: Dark Horse Comics for April and First Looks.

* Tuesday, January 8: Incredible Hercules, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, World of Warcraft and The Blackbeard Legacy.

* Monday, January 7: X-Men: Legacy, Smallville, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Boom! Studios First Looks, Dynamite Entertainment First Looks and Image First Looks.

* Sunday, January 6: Dark Horse First Looks.

* Saturday, January 5: First Looks and Zenescope's new Sinbad title.

* Friday, January 4: Marvel First Looks and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.

* Thursday, January 3: Whiteout, DC Comics second printings, Red 5 First Looks, Marvel First Looks, Image First Looks, Top Cow's First Born: Aftermath and NBM for 2008.

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