Author Archives: James Dowling

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Dana Fradon, New Yorker Cartoonist, Dead at 97

By | Oct 15, 2019 | News

The New York Times reports cartoonist Dana Fradon has passed away at age 97 from liver cancer. He worked as a cartoonist for The New Yorker from 1948 to 2003, where he created nearly 1400 cartoons. He died in his home in New York on October 3rd. Dana Fradon was born in Chicago on April […]

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BOOM! Studios Announces “The Down River People”

By | Oct 10, 2019 | News

Adam Smith and Matt Fox are reuniting to collaborate on the original graphic novel “The Down River People,” the latest addition to BOOM!’s Archaia imprint. The novel follows Myers Carpenter, a Mississippi bootlegger who becomes embroiled in a web of crime and gothic intrigue after he inherits the family bar, The Flatbed. After Myers breaks […]

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The Rundown: October 10, 2019

By | Oct 10, 2019 | News

Welcome back to The Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. In case you missed it, we have an exclusive preview of next month’s “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” #9. — BOOM! Studios, have announced their latest original graphic […]

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The Rundown: October 6, 2019 (NYCC ’19 Edition)

By | Oct 6, 2019 | News

Welcome back to this special NYCC ‘19 Rundown, our daily breakdown on comic news stories we missed from the previous day. Have a link to share? Email our team at rundown@multiversitycomics.com. In case you missed it, the winners of this year’s Harvey Awards were announced, AfterShock Comics revealed their new graphic novel “Kill A Man,” […]

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NYCC ’19: Dark Horse Announces “BANG!”

By | Oct 2, 2019 | News

Update: October 3, 2019: The Beat have revealed Matt Kindt is the writer of the series: he revealed “‘BANG!’ is the culmination of my life’s work in a way. It’s been in the works for over fifteen years.” Original story is as follows: Dark Horse Comics have announced a cryptic new monthly series, “BANG!” by […]

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NYCC ’19: HBO Max Orders “DMZ” Pilot

By | Oct 2, 2019 | News

Deadline reports WarnerMedia’s upcoming streaming service HBO Max has ordered a pilot based on the Vertigo Comics series “DMZ.” Ava DuVernay will be directing the pilot, with a script by showrunner Roberto Patino. “DMZ,” originally written by Brian Wood with art from Riccardo Burchielli, ran for 72 issues from 2005-2012, and is set in the […]

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NYCC ’19: Birds of Prey Teaser Trailer Released

By | Oct 1, 2019 | News

The Birds of Prey have flocked together in the first official trailer for Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). The trailer indicates that this is very much Harley Quinn’s (Margot Robbie) story as she grapples with her break-up from the Joker, finds a group of like-minded independent, trigger-happy women, and […]

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NYCC ’19: Impact Theory Announces “Hexagon”

By | Oct 1, 2019 | News

According to Deadline, Dutch DJ and producer Don Diablo is making his first foray into comic writing with “Hexagon,” a new series from Impact Theory. The comic is a young adult sci-fi space adventure that Diablo has made in collaboration with veteran comic writer Michael Moreci and artist Jheremy Raapack. The five issue mini-series looks […]

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NYCC ’19: Action Lab Teases “Spencer & Locke 3”

By | Sep 30, 2019 | News

Spencer and Locke are making a comeback right in time for New York Comic Con: The Hollywood Reporter have announced the series’s third outing. The comic, which is a noir reimagining of “Calvin and Hobbes” by writer David Pepose and artist Jorge Santiago Jr., follows hard-boiled detective Locke and his partner Spencer, an imaginary panther […]

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NYCC ’19: ComiXology Launching “The Dark”

By | Sep 30, 2019 | News

ComiXology is releasing their newest graphic novel “The Dark” just in time for New York Comic Con. The news comes courtesy of io9 who broke the news on the new “biopunk thriller” written by Mark Sable (“Unthinkable,” “Graveyard of Empires”) with art by Kristian Donaldson and colorist Lee Loughridge. The book imagines a world where […]

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