Something For The Weekend: Your Regular Weekend Round-Up Of Popular Posts From The Past Week
by Olly MacNamee
So, what have you all been reading this week here on comicon.com? Let’s find out shall we with your regular ten-to-takeaway:
- The big, big new coming out of La-La land has to be AT&T owned Warner Bros. decision to offer up day-and-date released of all their 2021 slated films through streaming service HBO Max. Our very own Editor-in-Chief Erik Amaya broke the news just the other day. Check out the films that you’ll get to see if you’re a HBO Max subscriber here.
- Meanwhile, over here in the UK we got a new trailer for the forthcoming seasonal Doctor Who special, Doctor Who: Revolution Of The Daleks, out News Year’s Day and showing both here and in the States on the same day. Watch it again, or for the first time, here.
- Another piece of news coming out from the UK this week was the announcement that cartoonist Paul Rainey has won this year’s prestigious Observer Cape Comica Graphic Short Prize. Read all about it here. As reported on by Richard Bruton.
- On the gaming front, the news that comedian John Mullaney was to reprise his role as Peter Porker, Spider-Ham in Marvel Contest of Champions, as written about by Gary Catig here.
- And now onto comics with a selection of popular reviews from this past week. I myself gave praise to AWA Upshot’s new superhero comic book, E-Ratic #1 by Kaare Andrews here.
- I also cast my eye over the debut issue of John Ridley’s The Other History of the DC Universe #1 here.
- Rachel Bellwoar, meanwhile, reviewed Aftershock’s Kill A Man, which looked at homophobia in the world of Mixed Martial Arts. Read her review here.
- Tony Thornley and Brendan M Allen looked back at Machine Gun Wizards from Dark Horse Comics in this week’s ‘New To You Comics’ column. A regular fixture on the list these days. Read up on their shared thoughts here.
- And, Tony Thornley also took another look at the recent ‘Reign of X’ teaser Marvel shared this week. Here are his thoughts on that one.
- Finally, a really fun variant, as reported upon by Senior Editor, James Ferguson, featuring Greg Hildebrandt homaging his own Star Wars poster on the cover of Dynamite’s Red Sonja #1 Kickstarter. Read more about this campaign and this cover here.
That’s quite a lot of comic book news and reviews this week, but with a good smattering of film, TV and gaming news too. All brought to you by our dedicated team of regular contributors and reviewers.