The Daily LITG, 12th November 2019, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 12th November 2019, Happy Birthday Carl Potts

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday Kevin Feige Responds to Scorsese – “We Killed Half Our Characters at the End of a Movie” “Rick and Morty” Season […]

“Bloo Kid 2” Drops Onto Nintendo Switch This Friday

Headup Games and Winterworks dropped news over the weekend that Bloo Kid 2 would be making it’s way to the Nintendo Switch. The old-school platformer will be headed to the console this week as they will release it digitally on November 18th. You can read a little more on it and check out the trailer […]

“The Mandalorian”: Disney+ Blasts Out Sneak Preview During “MNF” [VIDEO]

The Walt Disney Company is looking to keep the streaming momentum as Disney+ gears up for its November 12 launch. While the new service is expected to have 10 original series on launch, all eyes are on the first live-action Star Wars television/streaming series, Jon Favreau‘s The Mandalorian. With only hours to go before its premiere, […]

Get Ready for Dynamax in Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield! ⚔️🛡️

Check Out the Latest Video Game Releases For November 12-18, 2019

We’re in the thick of things for November, and as people are starting to check out video game releases for the holidays, things are picking up. Check out the full list of games below, choose your titles wisely, and as always, have fun! November 12th Bee Simulator (PS4, Switch, PS4) Contagion VR: Outbreak (PS4) Draw […]

X-ual Healing 11-6-19

In This Recap, a Character WILL DIE!!! [X-ual Healing 11-6-19]

Welcome back to the internet’s number one Marvin Gaye themed weekly X-Men recap column. Last week, we got two Dawn of X books: New Mutants #1 and X-Force #1. Was either one any good? Read on to find out… Sworn to sell comics for Marvel executives who feared and hated the fact that Fox owned […]

"Death Note 2" Writer Provides an Update on the Upcoming Sequel

“Death Note 2” Writer Provides an Update on the Upcoming Sequel

There has been a major shift within the last few years, placing an emphasis on anime in live-action form. Now, a possible milestone is upon us as the Netflix film Death Note could still be receiving a sequel which would mark the first anime adaptation to become a franchise in the US. The 2017 Hollywood […]

"The Legend Of Bum-Bo"

“The Legend Of Bum-Bo” Finally Drops Onto Steam This Week

For the longest time we’ve been hearing about a prequel to The Binding Of Isaac, and finally, The Legend Of Bum-Bo is getting released. From the mind of Edmund McMillen, we get a new adventure strategy title that tells the tale of everything that happened in the universe Isaac lives in before his arrival. The […]

Paul Levitz Gets An Extra Issue for The Visitor

Paul Levitz and MJ Kim Get an Extra Issue for The Visitor

When Valiant Entertainment announced their new series of December, The Visitor by Paul Levitz and MJ Kim (though Bleeding Cool somehow had a four-month lead) it was listed as a five-issue series. Well, it seems that this Visitor will be sticking around a little longer, for six issues. As a result, the Pre-Order Bundle offer […]

Someone Found Footage Of Sunsoft's "The Terminator" NES Game

“Terminator” Ranking the Franchise to “Dark Fate” [OPINION]

With Terminator: Dark Fate’s underwhelming performance in the box office, it leaves the state of the franchise with an uncertain future. It’s hard to believe the franchise is 35 years old. Here is Bleeding Cool ‘s ranking of the Terminator films. Terminator Genisys (2015) Directed by Alan Taylor and written by Laeta Kalogridis and Patrick […]

Age of Conan: Valeria #4 [Preview]

Never Trust a Pretty Face in Age of Conan: Valeria #4 [Preview]

Age of Conan: Valeria #4 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Meredith Finch, Aneke, Andy Troy, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if Marvel milked this Conan license for all it’s worth? In the previous issue, Valeria finally confronted her brother’s killer. So, story over […]

Mondo Heads to Thought Bubble with Exclusive Poster for "The Handmaiden"

Tula Lotay’s “The Handmaiden” Poster for Mondo on Sale Tomorrow

Thought Bubble Comic Art Festival, the UK’s premiere comic art convention, completed its run in the Harrogate Convention Center in Leeds this weekend. Mondo has a big day of announcements today including the vinyl equivalent of a flat file sale, Rick and Morty toys in both a Mondo exclusive and regular version, and the on-sale […]

Hideo Kojima Shares His Thoughts On Negative "Death Stranding" Reviews

Hideo Kojima Shares His Thoughts On Negative “Death Stranding” Reviews

Death Stranding has been an extremely divisive game. Creator Hideo Kojima understands this, and as such doesn’t seem to have let this fact bother him. In a recent interview with Italian publication Tgcom24, he spoke about how American critics may have disliked the game due to their love of first-person shooters. Kojima also spoke with […]

Orbital Comics of London Launches 'Old Comics Day'

Orbital Comics of London Launches #OldComicsDay

Much of the discussion at Thought Bubble in Harrogate this weekend revolved around Orbital Comics’ decision to a) stop selling new comic books from Diamond Comic Distributors and b) for online store Comic Toolbox to take on the task of providing new comics for Orbital Comics’ pull list subscribers (but that’s all) from within Orbital […]

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“Attack Of The Doc!” Hits $75k Funding With 24 Hours Left

It looks like we’re getting a documentary about G4 for sure as the Attack Of The Doc! Kickstarter campaign has hit $75k with a day to spare. The crowdfunding campaign raked in $75k as of when this article is being written, with 24 hours left to spare. Not only did it get full funding to […]

Savage Sword of Conan #11 [Preview]

Conan’s Best Groot Impression in Savage Sword of Conan #11 [Preview]

Savage Sword of Conan #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by the legendary Roy Thomas and equally legendary Alan Davis, along with potentially one-day legendary Cam Smith, Chris Sotomayor, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview below which finally answers the question: I am Groot?! In this story, Conan has gound himself […]

“Bohemian Rhapsody” Writer on Board for Untitled Bee Gees Movie

An article by the Hollywood Reporter reveals that Anthony McCarten, writer of The Darkest Hour, The Theory of Everything, and last year’s Academy-Award winning Bohemian Rhapsody has been tapped to write the script for the upcoming Paramount movie about the Bee Gees. The movie, being produced by Graham King, who worked with McCarten on Rhapsody, Stacey Snider, and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin […]

"Dungeons & Dragons" Reveal Sapphire Anniversary Dice Set

“Dungeons & Dragons” Reveal Sapphire Anniversary Dice Set

Dungeons & Dragons decided to celebrate their 45th anniversary the right way with this amazing Sapphire Anniversary Dice Set. The company partnered up with Level Up Dice for this special set that will go on sale on November 21st for $300. This is basically the set to get for hardcore fans and those who have […]

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo Working Together Again – But Not at DC Comics?

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo have been one of the more perfect creative pairings. With perennial sellers for DC Comics such the Luthor and Joker collections, the Rorschach chapter of Before Watchmen getting a new boost from the TV show, and the recent release of the collected Batman Damned topping the charts, they should be […]

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

[SPOILERS FOR THE SHINING] This week we continue our Stephen King retrospective with Doctor Sleep, directed by Mike Flanagan and starring Ewan MacGregor as Danny Torrance, the boy who escaped the Overlook Hotel at the end of The Shining. Which The Shining, you might ask? There are so many: from the Stephen King book came […]

"League of Infamy": Two Days to Get Bad with Mantic

“League of Infamy”: Two Days to Get Bad with Mantic

Mantic Games has been producing entertaining, lower cost alternatives to miniature game juggernauts like Warhammer: Age of Sigmar and Warmachine. With games like Kings of War, The Walking Dead: All Out War, and Warpath, Mantic has made it possible to get some pretty good looking miniatures on the game table without breaking the bank. Mantic’s […]

Pau's Wordless Young Readers Graphic Novel Baboon! Comes to Dark Horse in 2020

Pau’s Wordless Young Readers Graphic Novel Baboon! Comes to Dark Horse in 2020

Dark Horse Comics has announced plans to bring the wordless young readers graphic novel Baboon! by Spanish cartoonist Pau to North America in 2020. The import should be an easy one since there are no words to translate from the original version published by Escápula. The 120-page graphic novel is set to hit stores in […]

Castle of Horror: Doctor Sleep: The Stephen King Retrospective

The Death of “Doctor Sleep”: Is Retail Cinema at Death’s Door?

Warner Bros. woke up this morning to some really sad, but ultimately predictable news this morning. Their $50 million some odd sequel to The Shining, Doctor Sleep, literally died in theaters this past weekend, with possible losses of more than $20 million expected to come home to roost. That news would be a shock for […]

Wizards of the Coast Retracts Censorship Decision - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast Revises Censor Ruling – “Magic: The Gathering”

As we covered on the site on Saturday, Autumn Burchett, a Magic: The Gathering pro player who openly identifies as nonbinary, had been instructed by a Wizards of the Coast official to remove the basic land cards from their deck before playing in the main event in MagicFest Richmond. I was instructed by tournament officials to […]

History of the Marvel Universe #5 Enters the Bendis Years

History of the Marvel Universe #5 Enters the Bendis Years [Preview]

History of the Marvel Universe #5 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week, by Mark Waid, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez, and Joe Caramagna. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: is it too soon to relive the Bendis Years of the Marvel Universe? The answer, of course, is yes. It’s way too […]

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“Titans”: DC Universe, Warner Bros. TV Greenlight Season 3; Set for Fall 2020

DC Universe‘s Titans dropped tons of teases and casting announcements… and more casting announcements… and even more casting announcements… for the second season for several months, leading up to September’s season opener “Trigon.” Since then, the series has seen twists and turns coming from every direction – with true “big bad” Slade Wilson (Esai Morales) […]

The Edge of Time VR | Launch Trailer | Doctor Who

“Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time” Receives A Launch Trailer

Before we see the release of Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time, PlayStack and Maze Theory have published a brand new launch trailer for the game. There’s some really cool references in here, not just for the current Doctor but ones from the past as well. All tied into a fun little VR adventure. The […]

TMNT's Jennika Gets Her Own Mini-Series by Brahm Revel

TMNT’s Jennika Gets Her Own Mini-Series by Brahm Revel

After making eBay speculators rich when she became the first female mutant turtle in IDW’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic book universe, Jennika is getting her own three-issue solo series in 2020. Fried chicken news website ComicBook.com had the EX-X-XCLUSIVE on this, presumably in exchange for giving IDW insider information on where to score a […]

"Legend of the Five Rings" Gets "Path of Waves" Expansion

“Legend of the Five Rings” Gets “Path of Waves” Expansion

Fantasy Flight Games has been doing an excellent job of adapting the expansive lore and mythology of the Legend of the Five Rings setting into a role playing game, with players able to explore the rich lands of Rokugan. Now Fantasy Flight will be expanding that world once again, this time exploring the world of […]

Serious Casting Suggestion: Matt Berry as Wolverine?

Serious Casting Suggestion: Matt Berry as Wolverine?

Man, this suddenly feels a lot like Wizard Magazine: A Guide To Comics but I’m rolling with it. Whoever makes another Marvel X-Men movie with Wolverine in it, please consider casting Matt Berry. He’s not a ‘pretty boy’ like Hugh Jackman and he’s certainly not ripped. But he’s relatively short, stocky and he’s not shy […]

All The Info About Google Stadia Will be Revealed on June 6th

Google Stadia Reveals Their Complete List Of Launch Titles

Before Google Stadia hits the market, the people behind the console have released a full set of titles that will be launched with it. The list is mostly made up of games that have already been launched and made their debut during 2018/2019. But a new console has to start somewhere, and they picked a […]

Top 500 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels in October 2019

Top 500 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels in October 2019

Here’s the big list, the top 500 most-ordered comics and graphic novels through Diamond Comic Distributors in North American comic book stores in September 2019. We already did a little examination with the Top 10 and marketshare and Top 100 but this doubles down. We will also, in half an hour, be running a chart that combines the DC […]

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“Rick and Morty”: UK Gets Early Squanch – E4 Sets November 20th Premiere

Fans of Adult Swim‘s Rick and Morty have been counting down the months and days until Dan Harmon and Justin Roiland‘s animated mayhem returned to their screens once more (with five episode airing in 2019, beginning Sunday, November 10, at 11:30 p.m). Well, that wait is now officially over with season premiere “Edge of Tomorty: […]

Harry Potter Casts a Spell with New Nendoroid Doll Figure

Harry Potter Casts a Spell with New Nendoroid Doll Figure

Harry Potter is an icon inside the world of wizards and witches. From the books to the movies, Harry Potter has definitely been a pop culture icon in the world of magic. Nothing says it’s the holiday season like a Harry Potter movie marathon! Or better yet you can enjoy this new Nendoroid doll that […]

Destination Venus, Harrogate’s Only Comic Shop, is Inside the Cinema

Coming home from Thought Bubble at Harrogate, I happened to pop by the town’s only comic shop – and it was a revelation. Destination Venus as a comic store has been around for years, but in recent years was bought out by Regie Rigby, who uses to write the Fool Britannia column that ran alongside […]

Star Wars: Imperial Assault Getting New Raid from Fantasy Flight Games

Star Wars: Imperial Assault Getting New Raid from Fantasy Flight Games

The fact that Imperial Assault won’t be getting new releases doesn’t appear to be reality quite yet, with Fantasy Flight Games announcing that the Star Wars themed dungeon crawler will be receiving a brand new adventure, The Gray Cap Cantina Raid. Raid Mode is a tactics-based cooperative adventure for Imperial Assault that sees Rebel agents hold out against […]

Split-Price Combined Chart Sees Harley Quinn/Poison Ivy Beat Justice League, Puts Batman and DCeased Back in the Top Ten, for October 2019 Orders

Loot Crate Brings Back the Hydra T-Shirt Controversy?

Loot Crate, after going through bankruptcy and a buyout courtesy of NECA, is doing its best to rebuild its reputation. Late crates are being delivered it seems, new product is joining them, the new investment seems to be turning things around, to the surprise of many who had written Loot Crate off. And more people […]

“Black Lightning” Season 3 “The Book of Occupation: Chapter Five”: Blackbird Fighting In the Heart of Freeland [PREVIEW]

We’re officially in November – which means The CW‘s “Arrowverse” shows are in full swing at this point. Arrow is shuffling off the network’s programming coil after an abbreviated 10-episode eighth season (making The Flash the “elder states-show” of the “Arrowverse”), Ruby Rose-starrer Batwoman joined the family alongside Supergirl and expanded the Batman mythos in […]

Devolver Digital Show Off "Carrion" During Their E3 Livestream

“Carrion” Announced For Xbox One In 2020 At XO19

Another game announcement today made prior to XO19 happening in London, as Carrion will be headed to the Xbox One in 2020. Phobia Game Studio and Devolver Digital dropped the news today along with a short trailer to mark the occasion. We haven’t really heard or seen much from the game since it was announced […]

Vengeance of Vampirella #2

Thomas E. Sniegoski’s Writer’s Commentary on Vengeance of Vampirella #2

Thomas E. Sniegoski’s Writer’s Commentary on Vengeance of Vampirella #2, on sale now from Dynamite. With the release of Issue #1, we learned that the world has been totally overrun by Chaos; the forces of darkness, under the control of Mistress Nyx, have reduced humanity to near extinction levels. It looks as though the bad […]

Games Workshop Reveals Sisters of Battle Army Set Contents

Games Workshop Reveals Sisters of Battle Army Set Contents

It’s been a pretty exciting week for Warhammer 40K fans, with Games Workshop revealing that the fan favorite Sisters of Battle will be finally getting their brand new Army Set before the end of the year. And in true Games Workshop fashion, the announcement comes right alongside the pre-order date, which is this coming weekend. […]

The Daily LITG, 11th November 2019, Happy Birthday

The Daily LITG, 11th November 2019, Happy Birthday John Reppion

Welcome to the pretty-much-mostly-daily Lying In The Gutters. A run around the day before and the day ahead. You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here. The 10 most-read stories yesterday “Doctor Who” Series 12: Something’s Planned for November 23rd… [Video] Don’t Blame ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’s’ Box-Office On This Cast McDonalds is […]

“Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim” Final Quest Has Taken Flight 

Elder Scrolls: Skyrim has been remastered and released multiple times. And no matter how many times they release them I will buy them. This massive open-world RPG has provided me endless hours of fighting dragons, trolls, giant spiders and some farmers after I steal their vegetables. To let you relive those iconic moments McFarlane Toys have […]

Invaders #11 [Preview]

Topless Beach Party for Captain America and Namor in Invaders #11 [Preview]

Invaders #11 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, the penultimate issue of this series by Chip Zdarsky, Carlos Magno, Butch Guice, Alex Guimaraes, and Travis Lanham. We’ve got a preview, finally answering the question: what if Namor and Captain America spent an entire issue hanging out topless on a beach? Sure enough, Cap […]

Annapurna Interactive Announces "Wattam" For PS4 In December

“Wattam” Gets An Official Release Date For PS4 & PC

Annapurna Interactive and Funomena announced today that Wattam now has an official release date for both the PS4 and the Epic Games Store. The news came out on the PlayStation Blog that it will be released on December 17th, 2019. Along with the news came an interview with the creator Keita Takahashi, as well as […]

Punisher: Soviet #1 [Preview]

Welcome Back Garth in Punisher: Soviet #1 [Preview]

Punisher Soviet #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics this week as Garth Ennis returns to the character alongside Jacen Burrows, Guillermo Ortego, Nolan Woodard, and Rob Steen. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if the Punisher had a Max rating again? What will it mean? Will Punisher go full Batman […]

“The Walking Dead” Season 10 “Bonds”: A Study in Negan [SPOILER REVIEW]

While the cast and crew of AMC‘s The Walking Dead roll along with the tenth season, life in the franchise’s universe has become a lot like the NFL: neither have off-seasons anymore. With a strong ensemble cast (and a “Big Bad” fronted by Samantha Morton in an award-earning turn as Whisperers leader Alpha) and richly […]

"Dragon Ball FighterZ" Releases A Brand New Broly Trailer

“Dragon Ball FighterZ” Releases A Brand New Broly Trailer

Bandai Namco have released a new trailer today showing off the awesome power of Broly before he makes his way into Dragon Ball FighterZ. The company still didn’t put an official release date on the content, only that he’s “coming soon”. But for now, we get a look at him busting out of his armor […]

Morbius #1 [Preview]

The Grim and Gritty Melter Reboot We’ve All Been Waiting for in Morbius #1 [Preview]

Morbius #1 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, kicking off a new series starring everyone’s favorite living vampire by Vita Ayala, Marcelo Ferreira, Roberto Poggi, and Dono Sanchez-Almara. We’ve got a preview below, finally answering the question: what if Marvel wised up and finally let beloved villain The Melter perform under a hard […]

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“The Falconeer” Announced For Xbox One In 2020 At XO19

Wired Productions decided to drop into XO19 in London this week to announce that The Falconeer would be headed to the Xbox One in 2020. The game had already been announced for PC earlier this year, but now it can add Microsoft’s console to the list. The game will have its world debut at the […]