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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2019


MARVEL COMICS FOR MAY

Marvel Comics has provided The Continuum its solicitations for May.

For the listings, with images, CLICK HERE.



JAKE GYLLENHAAL ON THE TONIGHT SHOW

Jake Gyllenhaal appeared on NBC's The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday and talked briefly about playing Mysterio in Spider-Man: Far From Home.

To watch video from the appearance, CLICK HERE.



DEADLY CLASS: "RISE ABOVE"

Syfy has released details and images from "Rise Above," the episode of Deadly Class airing on Wednesday, Feb. 27.

Here's how Syfy describes the episode:

"Marcus confesses the truth about Chester to Saya, which leads them on a citywide manhunt."

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GOTHAM: FINAL SEASON, COMPLETE SERIES

The final episodes of Gotham lay the foundation for the city's iconic future as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment gets set to release Gotham: The Complete Fifth and Final Season on Blu-ray and DVD for $29.98 / $24.98 SRP. Out on June 11, the new release includes extras that explore the characters and world of the Dark Knight that fans have come to know and love.

Gotham: The Complete Series, which includes all five seasons of Gotham, will also be available to own on Blu-ray and DVD for $112.99 / $99.99.

Here's how Season 5 of the Fox series is described:

"The fifth and final season of Gotham wraps up the iconic series in an unforgettable event that focuses on Bruce Wayne's ultimate transformation into the Caped Crusader, while Jim Gordon struggles to hold together a city on the edge of chaos. Following the epic events of season four, the Legend of the Dark Knight resumes as Gotham City is divided between Gordon's GCPD jurisdiction and some of the cityfs most notorious villains such as Penguin, The Riddler and more. As the city's heroes try to gain control and salvage what's left of the deteriorating city, it teeters between good and evil, even as new DC Super-Villains, including Bane, are introduced."

In addition to 12 one-hour episodes, the package will include:

* Gotham Season 5: Best Moments at NY Comic Con, 2018: Join the cast and executive producers of Gotham at New York's 2018 Comic Con as they discuss the final season of the series.

* Modern Mythology: Through the eyes of the producers and cast, this piece explores the final chapter of the series as the show pushes Bruce Wayne to finally accept his destiny, the mantle of The Dark Knight.

* Deleted Scenes

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BRIEFLY

LUMBERJANES SPECIAL: BOOM! Studios has announced a May 29 release for Lumberjanes: Somewhere That's Green #1, an oversized one-shot comic book about the power of friendship, by writer Seanan McGuire and artist Alexa Bosy, with an additional story by cartoonist Mariana Costa.

Here's how BOOM! describes the main story:

"A magical tale about a rainy day at Miss Qiunzella Thiskwin Penniquiqul Thistle Crumpet's Camp for Hardcore Lady-Types, when the 'Janes succumb to cabin fever and set out into the storm on a quest to reunite what look like lost kittens with their mother, and instead stumble upon a mysterious and fiercely guarded secret garden in the middle of the forest. Discover a new corner of the Lumberjanes universe youfve never seen before, a green haven full of magical and wondrous plants that would be the perfect place for the Lumberjanes to earn their Cryptobotany badges...but only if the creatures they find there let them leave."

Here's how BOOM! describes the Costas' shory story:

"The Yetis are back! Only this time, they need help from Jo and the rest of the Lumberjanes when a storm knocks out the power to their treehouse and plunges the entire Camp into darkness. Itfll take brains, guts, and the power of teamwork to fix this problem, but the Lumberjanes have yet to meet a challenge they canft handle together."

The issue features a main cover by artist Bosy and a variant cover by artist Veronica Fish.

"The Lumberjanes are fearless and ready for everything, which means they're willing to tackle any adventure and right every wrong with the power of friendship, but itfs hard to be heroic or a good friend when youfre bored, stuck indoors, and quickly reaching your boiling point.h said Jeanine Schaefer, editor, BOOM! Studios. "This special reminds us that cultivating friendships is hard work thatfs not only built out of the big moments but also the small, where kindness, patience, and a willingness to listen can be just as important as the heroic, last minute saves."

BATWOMAN CASTING: Dougray Scott has been cast as Jacob Kane in The CW's Batwoman pilot.

Scott joins the previously announced cast of Ruby Rose as Kate Kane/Batwoman; Rachel Skarsten as the villainous Alice; Meagan Tandy as Sophia Moore; Nicole Kang as Mary Hamilton; and Camrus Johnson as Luke Fox.



MAY 2019 SOLICITATIONS

Below are solicitations posted for May. Click on the publisher's name for the full listings and look for more listings soon here in The Continuum.

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