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Marvel Comics has released a trailer for Empyre, its next big event that launches on July 15.

To watch the trailer, CLICK HERE.

Here how Marvel describes the s tory:

"After millennia of war, Emperor Hulkling has united the Kree and Skrull empires into one powerful Alliance -- and only the Avengers and Fantastic Four stand in their path as their armada bears down upon the Earth."

"The Kree/Skrull war is one of the deepest cuts in the Marvel cosmos. And whether you're new to the Marvel Universe or have been a fan since the very beginning, Empyre will touch on a part of this conflict you care about," said co-writer Dan Slott.

"The two star-spanning empires have kept each other in check for generations, keeping each other from getting too strong, so both of them aligning together after all this time is probably bad news," co-writer Al Ewing said. "Some of the twists and turns we've got waiting for readers will be genuinely shocking."


Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has set August 4 and August 18 release dates, respectively, for digital and Blu-ray release of Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons.

Here's how Warner describes the animated movie:

"Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons offers a new take on the Deathstroke legacy. Mercenary and master assassin Slade Wilson leads two lives: one as the relentless killer known as Deathstroke, and the other as a dedicated family man. When these worlds collide, forced together by the vicious terror group known as H.I.V.E., it is the killer in Slade who must fight to save his loved ones, as well as what remains of himself. With his soul torn apart and his young son held captive, Deathstroke will have to atone for the sins of his past to fuel the battles of his future!"

To watch the trailer, CLICK HERE.

Michael Chiklis headlines the cast as Slade Wilson/Deathstroke. He is joined by Sasha Alexander as Wilson's wife, Adeline "Addie" Kane Wilson, Chris Jai Alex as The Jackal, Faye Mata as Jade/H.I.V.E Queen, Griffin Puatu as Joseph/Jericho, Imari Williams as President Nichols, Asher Bishop as Young Joseph, Colin Salmon as William Wintergreen, Delbert Hunt  as Bronze Tiger, Panta Mosleh as Lady Shiva, Noshir Dalal as Kapoor, Castulo Guerra (as General Suarez and Minae Noji as Secretary of State.

Sung Jin Ahn directs the film from a script by J.M. DeMatteis. Sam Register, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter serve as executive producers.

Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons has been produced in a dual format -- initially as animated shorts, the first five of which appeared on CW Seed. With a runtime of 87 minutes, the feature-length Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons film has nearly 50 minutes of never-before-seen content, including the film's climax.

Both Blu-ray and digital formats will contain "Deathstroke: One-Man Death Machine," a new featurette.


Dynamite Entertainment is offering five of its best-selling and best-reviewed titles for release on July 1.

"Our number one focus at Dynamite since the beginning of the pandemic has been making sure that the return of our titles to stores and to fans is executed as perfectly as we can," said Nick Barrucci, Dynamite CEO and publisher. "Not only for the strength of us as a publisher, but more so to make sure that our retailer friends come back strong and fans get excited. We usually do not release two titles featuring the same characters in the same week, such as Vampirella and Red Sonja, but when we saw that July 1 was going to have limited best-selling releases, we wanted to ensure that retailers had our strongest selection of books to sell.

"We also believe that for retailers this could be the perfect opportunity to have promotions to sell back issues to your fans leading up to the holiday on July 4. We know retailers are going to have a tough week, and we want them to do as well as possible planning in advance. These titles are also available for immediate re-orders to help capitalize."

For the rundown of the books, with art, CLICK HERE.


MARVEL TEASER: Marvel Comics has released a teaser for Empyre: Aftermath Avengers #1, coming in September. The book is written by Al Ewing, with art by Valerio Schiti and a spoiler cover by Jim Cheung.

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STUMPTOWN RENEWED: ABC announced its 2020-21 schedule on Wednesday, officially renewing Stumptown for Season 2.

Here's how the show is described:

"Based on the graphic novel series, Stumptown follows Dex Parios -- a strong, assertive and sharp-witted veteran with a complicated love life, gambling debt and a brother to take care of in Portland, Oregon. Her military intelligence skills make her a great PI, but her unapologetic style puts her in the firing line of hardcore criminals and not quite in alliance with the police."

Stumptown stars Cobie Smulders as Dex Parios, Jake Johnson as Grey McConnell, Tantoo Cardinal as Sue Lynn Blackbird, Cole Sibus as Ansel Parios, Adrian Martinez as Tookie, with Camryn Manheim as Lieutenant Cosgrove and Michael Ealy as Detective Miles Hoffman.

Stumptown is produced by creator and executive producer Jason Richman. David Bernad, Ruben Fleischer, Greg Rucka (writer of the Stumptown graphic novel series), Matthew Southworth and Justin Greenwood (illustrators of the Stumptown graphic novel series) are executive producers. The series is produced by ABC Studios.

Time periods will be announced later, according to the network.

VERY BRIEFLY: DC Comics will release a second printing of Legion of Superheroes #6, featuring the debut of the Gold Lantern, on July 7. It will feature a recolored color by Ryan Sook.


Below are solicitations posted for September. Click on the publisher's name for the full listings and check back soon for additional solicitations.


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