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In case you missed it, “My Friend Dahmer” author Derf Backderf will take a look at the Kent State shootings in his upcoming graphic novel “Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio.” We also have an exclusive preview of tomorrow’s “Action Comics” #1010, and the first issue of Vault’s “Fissure” trade paperback.
– “Homestuck” added a new epilogue yesterday, allowing readers to explore two additional endings to the long-running webcomic. Polygon has a few more details about the new content, though you may want to just click through to the “Homestuck” site itself to avoid spoilers.
– StarTrek.com announced a new IDW miniseries focusing on Star Trek: Discovery‘s Spock. Titled “Star Trek: Discovery – Aftermath,” the three-issue series will examine the repercussions of Discovery‘s second-season finale.
– Newsarama reported a couple interesting bits of convention news. First, Wizard World announced that it’s adding four shows to its 2019 convention circuit (in LA, Tulsa, Pittsburgh, and Oakland) and cancelling its Boise, Idaho show. Second, C2E2 said 90,000 fans attended this year’s Chicago-based convention, which is up 7,500 attendees from 2018.
– As part of the lead-up to Avengers: Endgame, Marvel made Captain Marvel‘s mid-credits scene available online for the first time. If you’re behind on your Marvel movies, be sure to click through to see how Captain Marvel’s going to get involved in Endgame.
– In other Marvel movie-related news, Mondo Music is going to release every MCU soundtrack on vinyl, starting with the soundtrack to Ant-Man and The Wasp. Each album will also feature artwork from Phantom City Creative. To learn more, head over to Marvel.com.
– Jennifer Lopez has been tagged to star in the film adaptation of Bobby Crosby and Remy Mokhtar’s “Marry Me,” a webcomic about a frustrated pop star who randomly marries one of her fans. According to Variety, the film will be directed by Kat Coiro and likely co-star Owen Wilson.
– And finally, Newsarama’s got a few more items from yesterday, including artist changes on four upcoming Marvel issues, the casting of a new, adult Catwoman for Gotham‘s series finale, and an examination of animator Vinton Heuck’s recent pitch for a Superman Family animated series.