Kate Bishop coming to Marvel’s Avengers Alliance

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Over in twitter, the dev team behind the long lived (and surprisingly solid) Facebook game Avengers Alliance just announced the always awesome Kate Bishop to be joining the roster soon. Always good news!

DC Comics solicitations for August 2015

DC has posted its solicitations for August and the highlights are…

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Art by: Babs Tarr
Cover by: David Lafuente
Written by: Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 8/26
Tech genius Luke Fox has brought his startup to Burnside, and he seems to be hiring all of Barbara’s friends…but not her! Unfortunately, someone else is setting up shop in Burnside as well…the mysterious Velvet Tiger!

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Art by: Ben Caldwell
Cover by: Ben Caldwell
Written by: Mark Russell
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 8/19
President-elect Beth Ross assembles a cabinet including her former boss, a disgraced congressman, and an anti-Smurf intellectual. Plus, Congress scrambles to pass pork-barrel legislation. Literally. And Boss Smiley imprisons his critics in a gerbil cage.

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BLACK CANARY 3
Art by: Annie Wu
Cover by: Annie Wu
Written by: Brenden Fletcher
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 8/19
Black Canary’s worst nightmare has come true: child prodigy Ditto has been kidnapped! But the perp isn’t your average criminal mastermind…

Black Canary new comic book preview

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MTV has some amazing artwork for the upcoming Black Canary comic book series, along with an interview with writer Brenden Fletcher and artist Annie Wu. Can’t wait for this one.

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A-Force 1 preview looks fantastic

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The Mary Sue posted this fantastic preview of A-Force, one of the most interesting series on Marvel’s Secret Wars even, and it looks fantastic! Sadly these seem to be off continuity series so likely won’t be followed after the event ends.

A-FORCE #1
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON & MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by JORGE MOLINA
• Marvel’s Mightiest Women finally get their own explosive series!
• In a secluded corner of the Battleworld, an island nation is fiercely protected by a team of Avengers the likes of which has only ever been glimpsed before…
• Fighting to protect the small sliver of their world that’s left, the Amazing A-FORCE stands shoulder-to-shoulder, ready to take on the horde!
In Shops: 5/20/2015
SRP: $3.99

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Great look at Jubilee and Jean Grey from X-Men Apocalypse

Fun second day with @sophie_789 @lanacondor #JeanGrey #Jubilee #XMEN #XMenApocalypse

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Lana Condor as Jubilee is ridiculously cute. This looks much better than I expected.

DC Comics highlights for June 2015

Some nice things coming out in June!

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PREZ #2
Art by: Ben Caldwell
Cover by: Ben Caldwell
Written by: Mark Russell
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 7/15
With the election in chaos and a Congress mired in corruption, Twitter sensation @corndoggirl becomes the first teenaged President of the United States!

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BATGIRL #42
Art by: Babs Tarr
Cover by: Cameron Stewart
Written by: Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 7/22
Batgirl can barely hold her own in combat against the new Batman… so what happens when Livewire joins the fight with the intention of taking them both out?

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BATGIRL ANNUAL #3
Art by: Various, Bengal
Cover by: Bengal
Written by: Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart
U.S. Price: $4.99
ON SALE 7/29
On her latest mission, Batgirl finds herself mixing it up with Helena Bertinelli of Spyral…but who is the mysterious Spyral agent who seems to be one step ahead of her at every turn without ever showing his face? She’s determined to crack this mystery – but Grayson is just as determined not to get caught! Plus: Batgirl visits Gotham Academy – and there are plenty of surprises in store for her!