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SATURDAY, APRIL 24, 2010

IRON MAN 2 ROUNDUP

Press for Iron Man 2, moved from London because of the volcanic ash threat, began in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Friday.

Director/actor Jon Favreau and actors Robert Downey Jr., Mickey Rourke, Scarlett Johansson, Don Cheadle and Gwyneth Paltrow were at a photocall at the Four Seasons.

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In other Iron Man 2 news:

*Paramount Pictures has released two new poster images from the film.

The posters highlight the IMAX release of the film and Rourke as Whiplash.

* Burger King's promotion with the film will fully start next week, but already a Whiplash promotion is underway and containers with Iron Man branding are showing up in restaurants.



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FRIDAY BOX OFFICE: THE LOSERS, KICK-ASS

The Losers placed fourth at the box office on Friday, its opening day of release.

The Warner Bros. film, based on the DC Comics property of the same name, pulled in an estimated $3.2 million to trail The Back-Up Plan's $4.2 million, How to Train You Dragon's $3.4 million, and Date Night's $3.3 million.

The Losers opened in 2,936 theaters, fewer than the three movies the placed ahead of it.

Kick-Ass, last weekend's box office champion, placed fifth with $2.8 million. The film, based on the comic book by Mark MIllar and John Romita Jr., has pulled in $28.2 million domestically.



ONI PRESS FOR JULY

Oni Press has released its solicitations for July.

For a rundown, with images, CLICK HERE.



IMAGE COMICS FIRST LOOKS

For covers and five-page previews of Image Comics titles arriving in stores on April 28, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Golly #5, Invincible #71, Random Acts of Violence OGN and Shuddertown #2.

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BOOM! STUDIOS FIRST LOOKS

For covers and six-page previews of BOOM! Studios titles arriving in stores on April 28, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Cars #4, Incorruptible #5, The Incredibles #8, Disney's Hero Squad: Ultraheroes #4 and Wizards of Mickey #4.

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RADICAL PUBLISHING FIRST LOOKS

For covers and six-page previews of Radical Publishing titles arriving in stores on April 28, CLICK HERE.

Titles include Aladdin: Legacy of the Lost #3 and The Last Days of American Crime #2.



BRIEFLY

* Marvel Comics has announced second printings for Iron Man: Legacy #1 and Black Widow #1.

The second printing of Black Widow #1 will feature a black and white cover by Travel Foreman and will be in stores on May 5.

The second printing of Iron Man: Legacy #1 will feature a black and white cover by Salvador Larocca and will be in stores on May 5.



JULY SOLICITATIONS ROUNDUP

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

* Archie Comics.

* Bluewater Productions.

* Bongo Comics.

* Dark Horse Comics.

* DC Comics.

* IDW Publishing.

* Image Comics.

* Marvel Comics.

* Moonstone Books.

* Zenescope Entertainment.



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