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Bone Facts You May Not Know

This week we're taking a look at one of the most beloved all-ages comics in the history of the medium, Jeff Smith's Bone.


Marvel Solicitations for November

Courtesy of Marvel, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books, collected editions and graphic novels going on sale in November 2016.

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers Annual 2016

James Kochalka Talks Power Rangers

James Kochalka talks about putting the spotlight on the Rangers' faceless foes the putty patrollers in the Power Rangers Annual, and we have an exclusive preview!


DC Solicitations for November

ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new comic books, collected editions, graphic novels and collectibles going on sale in November 2016 from DC and Vertigo.

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Think You Know ‘My Little Pony’?

This week we look at the phenomenon that is My Little Pony franchise, digging deep into the history of these petite equines for whom amity is miraculous.

New ‘Flash’ Season 3 Trailer, Plus Clarification on ‘Rival’ Speedster

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The CW

The Flash Season 3 already raised a multiverse of questions by its big “Flashpoint” twist, not the least of which was another speedster glimpsed on set against Wally West. Most presumed that actor Todd Lasance was behind the “Savitar” role teased as our new big bad, but fresh footage and intel clarifies Barry’s new “Rival.”

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If You Loved ‘Kubo And The Two Strings’, Try These Comics Next [Kids’ Comics]


Whenever Laika put out a new film, it's worth sitting up and paying and attention, and between films like Paranorman, Coraline and The Boxtrolls, the studio has proved itself one of the best places for nuanced and touching approaches to films aimed at children.

Laika's newest release, Kubo and the Two Strings, is based on classic Chinese stories and traditions, and comics is a medium that has provided opportunities for creators from around the world to tell their own cultures' stories and traditions. If you loved Kubo and the Two Strings, we've put together a list of five comics to check out next. Love that? Try this!

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It’s Betty And The Waves Vs. The Ronnies In ‘Archie’ #11 [Preview]

Archie #11, Archie Comics

Archie and the gang have always had a pretty interesting relationship to music. I mean, "the kids form a band" is a pretty standard plot for virtually any story about teenage characters, but the Archies have the distinction of actually producing the real-life #1 single of 1969, coming in ahead of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, Elvis Presley, and Johnny Cash. That kind of accomplishment, even almost 50 years later, is going to shape how those comics work.

So with that in mind, it's always a pretty big deal when Riverdale's favorite teens break out the instruments and start jamming, and in this week's Archie #11, Betty and Veronica are taking their rivalry to a whole new musical level. Check out the formation of the Ronnies and Betty and the Waves in a preview below!

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What You Might Have Missed In DC Comics’ November 2016 Solicitations


Every month, comic publishers release their solicitation announcements to provide information to both readers and retailers on comics that are coming out in three months' time, but there's so much information dropped at once that a lot can slip through the cracks.

This month in DC's solicits, it's all about big returns, especially when it comes to villains we haven't seen for a while. Also, the return of a fan-favorite DCYou series in the unlikeliest of places, and the return of a classic Teen Titan back to confront his supervillain father!

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Best Cosplay Ever (This Week): Flame Con 2016 Edition


This weekend we were at Flame Con in Brooklyn to capture the kaleidoscopic cosplay strutting through the queer comics convention's second exhibition. Highlights include Stevonnie, Wiccan, Jubilee, Stranger Things' Barb, Rufio, multiple Magnetos, and a disgruntled Asgardian coffee shop employee!

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Sideshow’s Killer Croc Emerges From the Sewers Looking Great for a Monster

Sideshow Collectibles
Sideshow Collectibles

Growing up, my knowledge of Killer Croc came exclusively from Batman: The Animated Series. Even today, that version of the character, more human than monster, stands as the one true Croc in my head. He's gone through a number of revisions in the comics, some more reptilian than others, but none have ever struck the same chord of balance between Croc's humanity and his animalistic side. Sideshow Collectibles' latest premium format figure does just that.

We got a tease of the Killer Croc statue at San Diego Comic-Con, but this finished prototype of Batman's sewer-dwelling rogue is a fantastic work of art. Not only does it capture the monstrous elements quite well, it also has a bit of that outcast quality that makes Croc a somewhat sympathetic character.

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Charlie Cox Says ‘Luke Cage’ and ‘Daredevil’ Season 2 Overlap … Somehow

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Marvel / Netflix

As Marvel nears its full-blown Defenders teamup, we’ve started to see more and more crossover of supporting characters in the individual series. No one personifies that better than Rosario Dawson’s Claire Temple, but according to a recent quote from Daredevil star Charlie Cox, we may already have seen the events of Season 2 crossing over with Luke Cage, and not even realized.

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New Ideas for Old Faces: The #1930sSuperheroCasting Hashtag


Monday night on Twitter, writer Greg Pak was imagining who might play superheroes and supervillains in movies of eras past. He started a hashtag, #1930sSuperheroCasting, which spread far and wide as the night continued, with comics Twitter offering a wide variety of vintage choices for heroes and villains from Marvel and DC. While Pak and others also veered into other decades, it was the 1930s hashtag that really took off.

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Bizarro Back Issues: When You Want To Bring Down An International Terrorist, Send In the Archies! (1992) [Kids’ Comics]

Archie & Friends #61

The cast of the Archie titles are never too far from diving into something that goes far beyond the routine. They've been dropped into just about every weird genre there is, from soap opera drama to religious sermonizing to blood-soaked zombie horror. And then there was the time that the the regular core-universe Archie characters were hired by the government to go undercover and bring down a terrorist operation.

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Astro Boy: Edge of Time Brings All of Osamu Tezuka’s Characters Together in a CCG

Project Atom
Project Atom

For the past few days, Osamu Tezuka fans have been patiently waiting to see what secret reveal lied at the conclusion of a countdown site teasing what appeared to be a mash-up game featuring a number of Tezuka's creations. With nothing but silhouettes of more recognizable characters like Astro Boy and Black Jack, a list of mangaka and game creators contributing and the idea to "Trust the Ministry," there wasn't a lot to go on.

Today, all the truths have been outed, and Project Atom unveiled the Kickstarter campaign for Astro Boy: Edge of Time, a new digital collectible card game that takes place in one world wherein all the Tezuka characters live. There's just one problem; Astro Boy's gone missing.

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