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January 27, 2023

Here come the AI comic booksComics Beat

Artificial intelligence (AI) art generators like Midjourney, DALL-E and Stable Diffusion have recently advanced in leaps and bounds..... Current peculiarities to comics with AI art include: Inconsistent faces, bodies, props, and clothing (although grassroots communities and tutorials have sprung up where comic creators swap tips on major challenges like achieving character consistency...

The trauma of artificial intelligence artwork is affecting every area of the artwork industry, and comic books are no different. The gimmick part of AI is understandable: what's bizarre, good, bad or just plain new has a chance of grabbing attention and being a viable market in the industry of image-making.

But the AI phenomenon goes well beyond that because it fuses together all that attention-getting plus the general obsession of the modern world with technology, implies any person with a computer and access to AI could theoretically start generating great art. Does this mean AI could be on the cusp of rather boldly marching into the house of already existing employed and livelihood earning artists and burning the place down around their heads? More on AI the Artificial Art

Are comic books really dying? There's sales numbers and then there's an other kind of sales numbers.


"DC Confirms Batman's Superpower Is His Family"Screenrant

Hawkeye star Jeremy Renner was trying to stop a snow tractor from striking his nephew when he was hurt by the device Accuweather

Making superhero history with Angela Bassett: nominated for Oscar for supporting actress in role of Queen Ramonda from Wakanda Forever

Story at Digital Spy

April 2023 DC Comics solicitationsComicsbeat

Seventy-nine release titles of comics, graphic novels, etc

For example:

V for Vendetta Absolute Edition 2023, by Alan Moore with cover by David Lloyd, $125, 384 pages – 8/15/23

Steel: A Celebration of 30 Years. Written by Louise Simonson, Christopher Priest, Grant Morrison, and more. Art by Jon Bogdanove, Denys Cowan, Arnie Jorgensen, Ed Benes, and more. Cover by Alex Garner. $39.99, 328 pages – 5/23/23

The Batman and Scooby Doo Mysteries #7. Written by Amanda Deibert, art and cover by Dario Brizuela. $2.99 US, 32 pages – 4/11/23

Marvel is doing an Alien seriescomicbook

NFTs are still around: Bored Ape sale nets $1 millionFinanceFeeds

Bored Ape Yacht Club NFT #232 sold for 800ETH. But in truth, the sales of BAYC NFTs or Cryptopunks tell us very little about the NFT market.

Ghost Army Captain America at Amazon

About Kang the Konqueror in QuantumaniaDeadline Hollywood

"Parasite Zombie" is next for Lois LaneCBR MSN

The Marvel Movie Schedule List

Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania – Feb. 17, 2023

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 – May 5, 2023

The Marvels – July 28, 2023

Armor Wars – TBA

Captain America: New World Order – May 3, 2024

Thunderbolts – July 26, 2024

Blade – September 6, 2024

Deadpool 3 – November 8, 2024

Fantastic Four – February 14, 2025

Nova – TBA

Avengers: The Kang Dynasty – May 2, 2025

Avengers: Secret Wars – May 1, 2026

Comixology has been in the news and on social media due to the massive layoffs Comixology part of Amazon’s plan to cut 18,000 jobs – Polygon

A lot of the social media comments are along the lines of "Comixology worked fine and then Amazon bought it, screwed it up and now they're cutting it to ribbons."

Marvel movies are going to get back into Chinese theatres?CNBC MSN News

TokyoPop gets a new publisherPublishers Weekly

The Dark Knight film was approached by Nolan "like doing a silent film"Slash Film

Title cards for some of Christian Bale's growly Batman dialogue might have been helpful, actually.

Artist James Pearson has died

Worked on Spider-Man, Deadpool, Batman, Leagion of Super-Heores, Namor the Sub-Mariner, Spawn, Savage Dragon, Witchblade and Body Bags

Story at Comicbook

Marvel's Avengers getting a new line-upGamesradar

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