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In case you missed it, AfterShock Comics have announced “Fear of a Red Planet.”
– Marvel have announced “Thanos: Death Notes” #1, an oversized one-shot featuring stories chronicling the Mad Titan’s life and future conquests. The issue will feature stories written by J. Michael Straczynski, Torunn Grønbekk, Kyle Starks, and Christopher Cantwell, with art from Andrea Di Vito, Travel Foreman, and Ron Lim, among others. This issue spins directly out of events from Donny Cates and Nic Klein’s “Thor” as well as Kieron Gillen and Esad Ribic’s “Eternals,” and follows the God of Thunder as he prepares for Thanos’s eventual return to the Marvel Universe. “Thanos: Death Notes” #1 will be available November 30, 2022.
– Via Gizmodo, as part of their partnership with StoneBot Comics, Titan Comics announced “Kamen Rider Zero-One” from writer Brandon Easton, and artist Hendry Prasetya. The series will follow Aruto Hiden, a young man who becomes the CEO of Hiden Intelligence, a company that makes highly intelligent androids, and see him face off against the villian Ragnarok, a “volcanic cluster cell-powered” enemy, whom you can see here. “Kamen Rider Zero-One” #1 will be available November 23, 2022.
– Via AIPT, Vault Comics have announced a new parternship with Jazzlyn Stone to launch several new Kickstarter projects in the near future. The first Kickstarter is set to launch next week. Stone, who has written for both comics and television, said “As a fan, I know there is an audience for deluxe-as-hell collected comics editions.” Keep an eye out for future Vault/Kickstarter announcements.
– Via Deadline, IDW Entertainment has five series in development at different studios. Ánima Studios will develop a project based on “Brutal Nature,” created by Luciano Saracino and Ariel Olivetti. HBO Max is developing an adaptation of “Rivers,” created by Dan Berry and David Gaffney. Universal Content Productions is set to take on “Ballad for Sophie,” by Portuguese musician Filipe Melo and artist Juan Cavia, while Universal International Studios will tackle Scott Synder and Hayden Sherman’s “Dark Spaces: Wildfire,” and Warner Bros. Television will develop an adaptation of “The Delicacy,” a graphic novel from James Albon. In addition to the five TV projects above, IDW Entertainment is also working with Cartoon Network Studios towards developing a soon-to-be-announced animated project.
– Variety reports that Greg Berlanti’s DC series Strange Adventures will not be moving forward at HBO Max. The anthology series was announced in 2019 and is among the latest casualties of cancelled DC projects at HBO Max. However, Berlanti’s Green Lantern HBO Max series is “very much alive” and “defintely moving forward,” reports TVLine. Black Canary, starring Jurnee Smollett and directed by Misha Green, is likewise moving forward at the streaming service.
– via ComicBook.com, AMC have announced that Tales the Walking Dead will premiere its first two episodes on separate nights beginning with the first episode on Thursday, August 11, with the second debuting Sunday, August 14 on AMC+. New episodes of the spinoff will be released weekly on Sundays on AMC+, a week ahead of broadcasting on AMC. AMC+ Subscribers will have exclusive early access to the first two chapters of Tales of the Walking Dead by the time its first episode airs on cable.
– Finally, via Deadline, Paramount revealed that Sonic the Hedgehog 3 will be released December 20, 2024, while pushing back the release date for the newest Smurfs movie to February 14, 2025. Currently, Sonic will open against James Cameron’s Avatar 3.