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– Marv Wolfman and Piotr Kowalski’s “Diablo” miniseries has been indefinitely delayed. According to Bleeding Cool, the book was solicited by Titan Comics for November, but was not listed for the next two months, and all listings have been removed from PREVIEWS World. The book, based on the hit video games, was announced by Titan at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con.
– Rock band GWAR has announced a graphic novel, “GWAR: The Enormogantic Fail.” Written by Matt Maguire and Matt Miner, “with art by some of the greatest comic creators this side of Flab Quarv 7,” the book will be released in June and be 96-pages long.
– The CW has revealed the poster for their Arrow-verse TV crossover event, “Elseworlds.” Little is known about the plot for “Elseworlds,” except that Ruby Rose will make her debut appearance as Batwoman during the event, Superman and Lois Lane will cross paths with the casts of The Flash, Arrow, and Supergirl, and that it will take place in Gotham City. “Elseworlds” will kick off Sunday, Dec. 9th and will continue through Tuesday, Dec. 11th, 2018.
– Filming has wrapped for Spider-Man: Far From Home and star Tom Holland shared some photos on his Instagram account that showed off Spider-Man’s new suit to celebrate. Spider-Man: Far From Home is set to release July 5, 2019.
– In other Spider-Man related news, the first chapter of the PlayStation 4 game Marvel’s Spider-Man’s downloadable content will drop next week and with it, three new wearable suits will become available:
The DLC for Marvel’s Spider-Man will be available for purchase October 23, 2018. You can view the new suits here.
– According to The Hollywood Reporter, some investors are worried that the Chinese government could block the Disney-Fox merger. The concern stems from a recent trade-war between the United States and China in which China has previously used antitrust laws to sink previous acquisitions of American companies. The Disney-Fox merger would be a $71.3 billion dollar buyout and has been approved by the shareholders and by the U.S. Department of Justice.
– Finally, Chinese film star Fan Bingbing has been spotted in public for the first time in months. Bingbing, known for her role as Blink in X-Men: Days of Future Past, reportedly owes approximately $125 million in back taxes in China.