Welcome again to The Rundown, our each day breakdown on comedian information tales we missed from yesterday. Have a hyperlink to share? E mail our staff at rundown@multiversitycomics.com.

In case you missed it, we had an unique preview of Marvel’s “Moon Knight: Black, White & Blood” #3, and the unique cowl reveal of Darkish Horse’s “Minor Threats” #3.

– Starfox is leaping into the fray of Marvel’s occasion collection “A.X.E.: Judgment Day.” By way of ComicBook.com, “Judgment Day” author Kieron Gillen and artist Daniele Di Nicuolo are the staff behind “A.X.E.: Starfox,” a one-shot that brings Thanos’s brother into the occasion. The solicitation is gentle on particulars for simply what the sometimes-Avenger might be dealing with, however Gillen says the “intergalactic layabout who’d relatively have a drink” is coming into into the battle on the time he’s most wanted. “The world, greater than ever, wants love,” he says. “A.X.E.: Starfox” #1 goes on sale October 5.

– Darkish Horse has introduced the brand new all-ages graphic novel “Lodge REM,” due subsequent 12 months from author Zack Keller, artist Gabriele Bagnoli, colorist Valerio Alloro, and letterer Frank Cvetkovic. By way of Comedian Crusaders, the story follows Rembrandt Somner, the brand new proprietor of the titular lodge, that’s billed as “a spot for all of the incredible folks and creatures in our desires to hang around after we get up.” “I’ve actually been dreaming about this story for over a decade,” Keller stated, “so I’m thrilled readers can lastly come go to this wild and fantastic lodge in book-form because of Darkish Horse!” “Lodge REM” rubs the sleep from its eyes and marches into comedian outlets on March 15, 2023, and bookstores on March 28.

– A wave of layoffs has hit the writer Oni Press forward of a possible sale by present homeowners Polarity LTD. Popverse is reporting that the laid off staffers embody gross sales supervisor Henry Barajas, senior editor Amanda Meadows, and editor Jasmine Amiri, all of whom confirmed their dismissals on Twitter, in addition to senior VP of gross sales and advertising and marketing Alex Segura. These new developments comply with the latest firings of writer James Lucas Jones and EVP of artistic & enterprise growth Charlie Chu at first of the month. It additionally follows the information that Oni-Lion Forge would now not be attending San Diego Comedian-Con, cancelling each their sales space and their deliberate panels celebrating Oni Press’s twenty fifth anniversary. The writer launched an announcement on Twitter responding to “wildly sensationalistic rumors” about their latest inner modifications, dismissing the studies as “false info spreading.”

– Actor Joel David Moore (Avatar) is co-writing the brand new collection “Don’t F With Karen” for Thunder Comics and Scout Comics. By way of CBR, the artistic staff is rounded out by co-writer Mike Capes, artist Rui Silveira, colorist Verónica R. López, and letterer DC Hopkins. The e book follows soccer mother Karen Campbell, the most recent in a line of ladies who’ve been handed down a cursed amulet that “grants the bearer the ability over horrible monsters that may solely be seen by youngsters.” “Don’t F With Karen” might be launching as a part of San Diego Comedian-Con later this month at Scout Comics’ sales space, with Moore and Capes on-hand for in-person signings on July 22 and 23.

– Juni Ba’s “Djeliya” and Dani Colman and Rachel Petrovicz’s “The Unfinished Nook” have taken the highest prizes for the Virginia Library Affiliation’s 2021 Graphic Novel Variety Award. “Djeliya” took the highest prize within the Grownup class, whereas “The Unfinished Nook” was named the winner for Youth. The VLA additionally recognized an inventory of honorable mentions, together with “Stone Fruit” by Lee Lai, “Thirsty Mermaids” by Kat Leyh, “The Lady from the Sea” by Molly Knox Ostertag, and “Himawari Home” by Concord Becker, amongst others. You could find a full listing of honored titles on the VLA web site.

– In an e-mail to shops in regards to the upcoming “Skybound Presents Afterschool” #2, Skybound shared that the problem’s writers Kate Herron (director of the Disney+ collection Loki) and Briony Redman (the BAFTA Rocliffe-winning Pont Brec) can be donating their earnings to Deliberate Parenthood. The story on this problem of the teenager horror anthology – titled “The Storkening” – immediately offers with a teenage woman grappling with an surprising being pregnant. The writers determined to make the donation after the Supreme Courtroom of the USA overturned Roe v. Wade final month, eradicating the assure of a proper to an abortion for thousands and thousands of Individuals.

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“Reproductive rights and bodily autonomy are indelible and elementary human rights, and they’re important to the well-being of all folks,” reads Skybound’s assertion. “Skybound Leisure and the writers of ‘The Storkening’ assist equitable entry to reproductive take care of all.” Skybound intends to match their donation “as a part of its ongoing donations to organizations that assist reproductive rights together with Deliberate Parenthood, NARAL Professional-Alternative America, The Middle for Reproductive Rights, and the Nationwide Abortion Federation.” “Skybound Presents Afterschool” #2, which options artwork from Leila Leiz, colours by Giovanna Niro, and letters by Pat Brosseau, goes on sale July 20.

– Hasbro has unveiled its new Selfie Sequence line of motion figures, which permit followers to scan and 3D print their faces to suit numerous pre-existing figures. By way of SuperHeroHype, the customized motion figures might be crafted utilizing an app that scans the client’s head. The pinnacle is then hooked up to a physique of a personality from considered one of Hasbro’s licensed traces, together with Star Wars, Energy Rangers, and Ghostbusters. The six-inch figures are deliberate for a launch this fall, at a comparatively affordable worth level of round $50.

– Ms. Marvel co-creator Sana Amanat revealed {that a} element within the latest finale of the Disney+ present has the potential to deliver the MCU’s Kamala Khan in keeping with what she and author G. Willow Wilson meant after they first dreamed up the character. Spoilers for Ms. Marvel forward: Amanat, who serves as an govt producer on the present, shared with Empire in an upcoming interview that she and Wilson initially deliberate for Kamala Khan to be a mutant within the comics relatively than an Inhuman. Within the lately aired Ms. Marvel finale, Kamala’s pal Bruno defined that he observed one thing in her genetic make-up – a mutation – that defined why Kamala had powers however her household didn’t. Although Amanat was mum about whether or not Khan was formally a mutant within the MCU, she informed Empire she was excited in regards to the change. “I feel that is opening up doorways for lots of nice storytelling, clearly, as an enormous fan, um… of the phrase ‘mutation,’” she stated.

– French comedian promoter Sophie Castille has died on the age of 51. By way of ICv2, Castille served because the director of comics rights agent Mediatoon, which labored with Franco-Belgian publishers like Dargaud, Dupuis, and Le Lombard. She additionally co-founded and labored as managing director of Europe Comics, a partnership of European publishers that promoted and printed European BDs in the USA. Writer Drawn & Quarterly shared a message in Castille’s reminiscence on Twitter.

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