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November 10, 2022

Wakanda Forever starts off with foreign earnings at $10 million, Projections show the tentpole opening to at least $175 million in North AmericaHollywood Reporter



Wm Shatner involved with a Jonah Hex series spin-off from the dead-ended Arrowverse?CBR

Created by writer John Albano and artist Tony DeZuniga, Jonah Hex first appeared in DC Comics' All-Star Western #10 in 1972. The character is typically depicted as a surly and cynical bounty hunter whose face is scarred on the right side. Despite his poor reputation and personality, Hex is bound by a personal code of honor to protect and avenge the innocent.


DC doesn't have a Twitter Blue Check mark, but Marvel doesBleeding Cool



What the news seems to say: The DC slate coming up:

2024
Black Adam 2
Black Canary
Joker 2
JSA movie
2025
Superman (Man of Steel 2?)
The Batman 2
Wonder Woman 3
Justice League 2



Mighty Marvel Masterworks Namor the Sub-Mariner Trade editioncomicbook


Kevin O'Neill has diedComic Book

Artist on League of Extraordinary Gentlemen has diedIGN




Black Adam has third week as number 1 film at box office, but next weekend is the arrival of Black Panther Wakanda ForeverVariety

After three weeks of release, “Black Adam” has generated $137.3 million in North America and $319 million globally. It’s a solid result, one that improves greatly upon another recent DC entry, 2021’s “The Suicide Squad” (which tapped out with $168 million globally while playing simultaneously on HBO Max in North America) and it’ll soon pass 2019’s Shazam!” (which earned $366 million worldwide). However, the latest Warner Bros. standalone superhero story still has ways to go to justify its massive $195 million production budget.


James Gunn in charge at DC and he "emphasized a belief in the benefits of opening a dialogue with fans" – Stories about Gunn and Peter Safran taking over DC movies at Variety and at Hollywood Reporter



Getting closer to the auction date on Rob Liefeld's original concept art for DeadpoolGraphic Policy

The Heritage Auction page for the Deadpool original art


Why ain't they make Black Adam R-Rated? Because they ain't going to R-Rate Dwayne JohnsonMSN Movie Web

"There was a thing coming from the director and the producers that, "Hey, we want to make this movie for everybody. Dwayne's got a huge fan base, and he has a family fan base." For us, it wasn't about keeping with any tone of DC, past or present. It was about establishing our tone and our brand and the Black Adam brand.....

What this probably means: You can't obtain ticket purchases from a significant portion of the public by alienating them from the product.


Review Black Adam - 2022

Black Adam hurtles forward with a glowering Dwayne Johnson as the hero who isn't a hero (and the characters tells you so) but all the same has to fill in that role when the chips are down in the perpetually oppressed country of Kahndaq (which in the course of this tale gets beaten up pretty badly, like Tokyo at the mercy of Godzilla.)

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American Comic Book Chronicles: 1965-69 Hardcover from TwoMorrowsAMAZON


Overstreet Price Guide 2022-2023

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Amazing Spider-Man by Ditko and Lee from Penguin CLassics

Amazing Spider-Man by Ditko and Lee from Penguin Classics


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