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WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 2020



UMBRELLA ACADEMY VIDEOS

Two Umbrella Academy-related videos have been been released.

Netflix has released the opening minutes from Season 2 of the Umbrella Academy television series, available on Friday.

To watch the video, CLICK HERE.

Dark Horse Comics has released a trailer for You Look Like Death: Tales from the Umbrella Academy comics mini-series, from Gerard Way and Shaun Simon, premiering Sept. 16.

To watch the video, CLICK HERE.



FIRST LOOKS

For cover and six-page preview of Men In Black: Conspiracy, available on Wednesday, August 5 from Zenescope Entertainment, CLICK HERE.

For covers and five-page preview of Horizon Zero Dawn, available on Wednesday, August 5 from Titan Comics, CLICK HERE.

For covers and two-page preview of Alien: The Original Screenplay #1, available on Wednesday, August 5 from Dark Horse Comics, CLICK HERE.



BRIEFLY

MEAN GIRLS: Insight Editions has announced a Sept. 29 release for Mean Girls: Senior Year, a graphic novel from Arianna Irwin and Alba Cardona.

Here's how the book is described:

"Tina Fey's Mean Girls (2004) was an instant hit when it first premiered, and has lived on one of the most iconic films of the 2000s. But the story didn't end there -- now Cady, Regina, and the rest of the gang are back and ready to take on senior year in this all-new comic that is so totally fetch!

"Cady is ready to leave the previous yearfs drama behind. Senior year is all about good grades, SAT prep, and college applications -- but the new transfer student Megan Moretti isn't about to let Cady stay focused. Megan is determined to rise to the top of the popularity food chain and become a new Plastic, so Cady, Regina, Gretchen, and Karen have to band together to stop this queen bee wannabe from turning the school inside out all over again."


HUMANOIDS' COO: Humanoids has announced the appointment of Matthieu Coppet as its Group Chief Operating Officer. In this newly created position, Coppet will work directly with Humanoids' CEO Fabrice Giger to scale the company's operations.

"After his tenure at UBS, Matthieu became instrumental in the development of Legendary Entertainment," Giger said. "His knowledge and experience in creating growth strategies across media and interactive channels will be key assets in supporting the diverse visions of our writers and artists as they get the media life they deserve."

Coppet will supervise the operations of Humanoids' headquarters in Los Angeles, including overseeing the launching of new business lines, as well as that of the branches in Paris and Tokyo.

"I am thrilled to join the company as it is uniquely positioned with its evergreen premium IP to expand into film, television, video games, and digital new media," Coppet said. "New investments into those core segments will speed up the emergence of an integrated media company, creating value for both our talents and shareholders. Humanoids' vast library includes thousands of characters -- and counting. Now we'll be introducing these iconic stories to a wider audience than ever before!"



OCTOBER 2020 SOLICITATIONS

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

* AFTERSHOCK COMICS.

* AHOY COMICS.

* ARCHIE COMICS.

* DARK HORSE COMICS.

* DC COMICS.

* MARVEL COMICS.

* TITAN COMICS.

* ZENESCOPE ENTERTAINMENT.









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