Strikeforce #2 [Preview]

A Good Old Fashioned Valpurgis Eel Snatch in Strikeforce #2 [Preview]

Strikeforce #2 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Tini Howard, German Peralta, Miroslav Mrva, and Joe Sabino, and we’ve got a preview below. This groundbreaking new series sees some of Marvel’s grimmest and grittiest heroes grimly gather together for a gritty adventure through grimness and grittitude. And so there’s only one logical […]

Joseph Saelee Wins The Classic Tetris World Championship

Joseph Saelee Wins The Classic Tetris World Championship

This evening, we have a new Classic Tetris World Champion as Joesph Saelee bested everyone else in Portland at the tourney to claim top honors. He beat former champion Koryan in some high-speed levels in some really valiant efforts to take the title. As a special surprise to the winners, Alexey Pajitnov, the creator of […]

King Thor #2 [Preview]

Gorr the God of God Butchers Returns in King Thor #2 [Preview]

King Thor #2 is in stores next week, continuing the final chapter of Jason Aaron’s lame-duck Thor run, with Esad Ribic, Ive Svorcina, and Joe Sabino. We’ve got a preview below. If you thought things started out bad with Loki the All-Butcher looking to destroy Thor and all life in the already-dying universe, by the […]

Lee Shi Tian Won't Be Censored During Mythic Championship V

Lee Shi Tian Wasn’t Censored During Mythic Championship V

The latest esports player to test the Hong Kong protest waters is Lee Shi Tian, who was competing this weekend in the Mythic Championship V. During the Magic: The Gathering tournament, Tain took to the stage to express himself a couple of times between rounds. One of which, as you can see here, has him […]

Agents of Atlas #3 [Preview]

Everyone is About to Get Rich in Agents of Atlas #3 [Preview]

Agents of Atlas #3 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Grek Pak, Nico Leon, Rachelle Rosenberg, and more. We’ve got a preview below. Things are working out quite well for everyone in the pages of Agents of Atlas, as this preview shows Mike Nguyen executing his foolproof startup plan… And key to […]

Contagion #4 [Preview]

More of Marvel’s Heroes DCeased in This Preview of Contagion #4 [Preview]

Contagion #4 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Canada’s favorite son Ed Brisson, Damian Couceiro, Veronica Gandini, and Cory Petit. We’ve got a preview below. The concept of this event is simple: a dangerous fungal infection is spreading across the Marvel Universe, an infection that started when DC Comics experienced high sales […]

Jason Momoa Says He Pitched The Concept For "Aquaman 2"

Jason Momoa Says He Pitched The Concept For “Aquaman 2”

There’s no denying that Warner Bros. Aquaman is one of the best DC projects in recent years, with overwhelming success from both critics and audiences. With that acclaim came the desire for a sequel, and Aquaman star Jason Momoa has now revealed that he’s playing a role in the discussions for the proposed Aquaman 2. […]

"Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore" Will Be Censored Globally

“Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore” Will Be Censored Globally

A little strange but predictable news coming from Nintendo as we now know Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore will be censored everywhere. The company issued an apology on the issue via their Japanese website, which we have translated for you below. The game had already gone through a censorship controversy back when it was released […]

Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?

Marvel Comics Planning For Jonathan Hickman to Write House Of X Back in 2015?

Cullen Bunn has spoken to Adventures In Poor Taste about his three years run on the X-Men, writing both Uncanny X-Men and X-Men: Blue. Talking about plans, successes and a lot of regret. But also showing how long back the current status for the Xbooks was in play with Jonathan Hickman, all the way back […]

Robert Pattinson Talks “The Batman” and Bringing a Complex Hero to Life

With every casting announcement, Matt Reeve’s film The Batman is building itself up to me a major film for the DCEU with Robert Pattinson taking on the role of the Dark Knight. The actor has shared his thoughts on the upcoming film, how this Batman isn’t your standard hero and his admiration for Reeve’s creativity. […]

"Pokemon Sword and Shield" Steelbook Case is a US Target Exclusive

“Pokemon Sword and Shield” Steelbook Case is a US Target Exclusive

If you’re looking forward to picking up Pokemon Sword and Shield, you might want to pick up the steelbook version. Unfortunately, it can only be purchased at Targets throughout the United States. The Pokemon Sword and Shield Double Pack Steelbook Edition comes with the same things the Double Pack Has. That means you get both […]

“Venom 2”: Naomie Harris Tapped to Play Shriek

Sony’s up the ante on Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) will contend with Shriek as she joins Carnage for the Venom sequel. Naomie Harris is in talks to play the Marvel villain, according to Variety. The post-credit scene of 2018’s Venom focuses on incarcerated serial killer and redhead Cletus Kasaday (Woody Harrelson), who ends up evoking […]

"The Sims 4" Will Apparently Be Headed To College Next

“The Sims 4” Will Apparently Be Headed To College Next

It appears the next expansion for The Sims 4 will be headed down more of an educational route when it eventually comes out. So far the developers have given the game a lot of expansions that focus on your life at work, at home, during holidays, on vacation, and more. But this time around, they’re […]

Top 100 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels of September 2019

Top 100 Most-Ordered Comics and Graphic Novels of September 2019

These are the 100 most-ordered comics and graphic novels in the North American direct market serviced by Diamond Comic Distributors in September 2019. We looked at top tens, marketshare and sales drops on Friday, here’s a slightly fuller picture. And a note that Batman #78 has dropped out of the top ten and, unlike Batman […]

"Mega Man Universe" Was Supposed To Give Roll Two Sisters

“Mega Man Universe” Was Supposed To Give Roll Two Sisters

Today in “what was that, now?” news, we’ve learned that Roll from the Mega Man series should have gotten two siblings in Mega Man Universe. If you’re not familiar with the game, that’s totally understandable, as it was a canceled Capcom title that never saw much daylight. It was originally designed to be a part […]

The Daily LITG, 20th October 2019, Down to The Wire...

The Daily LITG, 20th October 2019, Down to The Wire…

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 bigger news, slightly knocked back yesterday, involves the future of Image Comics – and its aim to sell more than DC Comics with a new […]

Report: 'The Batman' Will Have Rouges Gallery Members Penguin, Catwoman

Warner Bros. Continues Their Search For Penguin in “The Batman”

Matt Reeve’s upcoming DC project The Batman has recently found two of the three villains said to be in the film, and now the search for the final Gotham based criminal continues. After the announcement of Jonah Hill’s choice to pass on the film and the news of Paul Dano playing The Riddler, reports are […]

"Conception Plus: Maidens Of The Twelve Stars" Gets A New Trailer

“Conception Plus: Maidens Of The Twelve Stars” Gets A New Trailer

Spike Chunsoft released a new trailer last week for their upcoming game Conception Plus: Maidens of The Twelve Stars. In what we can only best describe as bizarre, the primary story revolves around pregnancy. Yeah…………………. Anyway. Here’s the description and trailer for this one, as the game will hit the PS4 on November 5th. Enjoy? […]

Ringo Awards 2019 Presented at Baltimore Comic Con - The Winners

Ringo Awards 2019 Presented at Baltimore Comic Con – The Winners and the Reaction

Comic creative professionals, publishers, retailers, and fans came together Saturday night, October 19, 2019 to socialize, dine, and experience the comic book industry celebrating recognition of their peers, co-workers, and competitors at the 2019 Mike Wieringo Comic Book Industry Awards. Bob Wayne, comics industry luminary whose resume includes stints as a retailer, comics writer for […]

“The Matrix 4” to Cast “Iron Fist” Star Jessica Henwick

Iron Fist star Jessica Henwick will be one of the new faces of The Matrix 4 along with Neil Patrick Harris and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II. The three join returning franchise stars Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, and (likely) Jada Pinkett Smith, reprising their roles as Neo, Trinity, and Niobe, respectively. Nothing is known about the plot, […]

"Metal Max Xeno Reborn" Gets A "New Generation" Trailer

“Metal Max Xeno Reborn” Gets A “New Generation” Trailer

Kadokawa Games dropped a surprise trailer on fans yesterday as we get a better look at Metal Max Xeno Reborn in the latest teaser. The game itself is set to be released sometime in the winter for the PS4 and Nintendo Switch, but the company has really provided a ton of detail to the game […]

Amazing Spider-Man #32 [Preview]

Straight from One Event Tie-In into Another in Amazing Spider-Man #32 [Preview]

It seems like it was just last issue that The Amazing Spider-Man was tying into a super-mega-crossover event, Absolute Carnage. That’s probably because it was just last issue. But the churn must continue, and so as Amazing Spider-Man #32 hits stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason, and more, our preview […]

“Hatchet” Star Danielle Harris Suggests More Sequels Are Coming

Horror veteran Danielle Harris has made a reputation for herself as Laurie Strode’s daughter in Halloween 4 and 5, the Rob Zombie reboot and the cult classic film series Hatchet. After four films, (three of which featured Harris) the scream queen has confirmed that there are plans for at least two more films before concluding. […]

Black Bolt & Lockjaw Return From Attilan With A New Mezco Figure

Black Bolt, the Silent King of Attilan has arrived. He’s only silent by choice as this Marvel Comics Inhuman icon can crumble cities with just a whisper. There was a time where the Inhumans were Marvel’s main priority but it seems that they have all up and vanished again. However, Mezco Toyz has announced a […]

Valkyrie #4 [Preview]

Mephisto Schemes in Valkyrie #4 [Preview]

Valkyrie #4 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Al Ewing, Jason Aaron, Cafu, Jesus Aburtov, and Joe Sabino. We’ve got a preview below. Last issue, our hero Jane took Heimdall on a tour of hells and then left him there (it’s her job). But the story’s not over yet. It seems that […]

“Deadpool” Writers Talk Marvel Future, Third Film

Writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick assures fans Disney gave the greenlight to continue the Deadpool franchise as is. There is a lot of planning involved to make it happen from finishing the script to see what characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe they’ll be permitted to use. Speaking with Entertainment Weekly, Reese and Wernick […]

"Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition" Coming to Consoles in 2020

“Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition” Coming to Consoles in 2020

Sunless Skies: Sovereign Edition originally debuted on Steam in January 2019. Now, it’s making its way to consoles in the first half of 2020. Publisher Digerati and developer Failbetter Games broke the news that the title is now coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Switch. Here’s the official description: “Sail the stars. Betray your […]

Amazing Mary Jane #1 [Preview]

Mary Jane is the Best Superhero in Mary Jane Amazing Mary Jane #1 [Preview]

The Amazing Mary Jane #1 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Leah Williams, Carlos Gomez, and Carlos Lopez, and we’ve got a preview below. As you know if you’ve been reading Amazing Spider-Man, Mary Jane was offered a sweet movie role and she’s gone to Hollywood to accept. But things aren’t going […]

Niantic Wayfarer Will Be Coming Soon In Beta For "Pokémon GO"

Niantic Wayfarer Will Be Coming Soon In Beta For “Pokémon GO”

Last week, Niantic announced they had a new project coming to beta for Pokémon GO fans as they will soon be getting the Niantic Wayfarer. For the longest time, people have been complaining about the location of PokéStops. Both where some are located and where some are not. The beta program will help players to […]

Avengers #25 [Preview]

Cheating to Win the Challenge of the Ghost Riders in Avengers #25 [Preview]

Avengers #25 is in stores next week from Marvel Comics, by Jason Aaron, Stefano Caselli, Jason Keith, Erick Arciniega, and Cory Petit. We’ve got a preview below. If you haven’t been following along, it’s all Ghost Riders all the time around her. After a botched car exorcism, Ghost Rider Robbie went to hell where he […]

Cyclops Gives Us a 90s Throwback with new Sideshow Statue

Cyclops Gives Us A ’90s Throwback With This New Sideshow Statue

Cyclops, the leader of the X-Men has finally arrived. With his return to Marvel Comics since his death, It’s nice to see more Cyclops collectibles back in the picture. The newest one is from Sideshow Collectibles as they release a new marvel comics Cyclops premium format statue. The statue is based on the iconic 1990’s […]

Immortal Hulk #25 [Preview]

Enter the Ninth Cosmos in This Immortal Hulk #25 [Preview]

Immortal Hulk #25 is in stores from Marvel Comics next week, by Al Ewing, Joe Bennett, and more, and we’ve got a preview below. In which we meet Par%l, denizen of the ninth cosmos, billions of years in the future, and you can tell she’s a weird chick because she has a percent sign in […]

Android 21 Will Be Coming To "Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2"

Android 21 Will Be Coming To “Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2”

In case you thought Bandai Namco was done with Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2, it turns out they still have more content coming to the game. When Dragon Ball FighterZ was introduced last year, it came with an original character, specific for the game called Android 21. Designed by Akira Toriyama, this is another creation of […]

“Supergirl” Season 5: Kara Really Hates These “Blurred Lines” [PREVIEW]

Supergirl is back this week fighting some spooky spider-lady (just in time for Halloween!) and delving deeper into the rift between Kara (Melissa Benoist) and Lena (Katie McGrath). It also looks like some complications for our pal James Olson (Mehcad Brooks) who, apparently, after quitting his job as editor at Catco is now free to […]

Superman Has Had Enough in New Prime 1 Studio Statue 

Superman Is Out To Kill Batman In A New Prime 1 Studio Statue 

Superman has been in many iconic roles throughout comics history. One specific role that comes to mind is from Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns. This was published by DC Comics from February to June 1986. This story takes place in a darker DC universe where Superman is almost in the president’s pocket and Batman […]

"Stellaris" Announces Two New Expansions At PDXCON 2019

“Stellaris” Announces Two New Expansions At PDXCON 2019

During PDXCON 2019, Paradox Interactive revealed that Stellaris would be getting two new expansions, each with their own unique content. The first of the bunch is Federations, which will bring in a new way of building up your empire by starting from your origins, exploring space, and forming a union with other species for a […]

The Daily LITG, 19th October 2019, Happy Birthday Alison Sohn

The Daily LITG, 19th October 2019, Happy Birthday Alison Sohn

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 bigger news, slightly knocked back yesterday, involves the future of Image Comics – and its aim to sell more than DC Comics with a new […]

“Batwoman”: Kate Kane Finally Gets “Down, Down, Down” In the Suit [PREVIEW]

As Kate Kane (Ruby Rose) continues to fall down “The Rabbit Hole,” this week we go “Down, Down, Down” even further in this week’s Batwoman. And perhaps most importantly, we finally get the “perfection” we were promised in the first episode as Kate dons her own personal version of the batsuit. So, how’s it look? […]

Captain America is Getting an Avengers: Endgame Nendoroid 

Captain America Is Getting An “Avengers: Endgame” Nendoroid 

Captain America is on the battlefield to take on Thanos. The Captain America scenes at the end of Avengers: Endgame was nothing but spectacular and patriotic. Since those final moments, we have seen a nice variety of Captain America collectibles come out. This time it’s from Good Smile Company with their newest Nendoroid DX figure. The figure […]

Damian Wayne Heads to the Future in January's Legion of Super-Heroes #3

Damian Wayne Heads to the Future in January’s Legion of Super-Heroes #3

Set up in the pages of Superman #16 and teased in an early look at the cover to Legion of Super-Heroes #3, DC’s full January solicitations have definitively revealed that Damian Wayne will be joining Jonathan Kent as a guest of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the future. The solicit tells us that Wayne will […]

Enjoying Arena, and How You Should Too - "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards’ October “State Of The Game” For “Magic: The Gathering: Arena”

Wizards of the Coast, hot on the heels of the glaring success of Magic: The Gathering: Arena, has issued another “State of the Game” article for the software. They did the same in September, and it seems that it was a much more triumphant article than this month’s piece. The first thing that was addressed by […]

If at First You Don't Succeed... Shazam! #10 Resolicited for January

If at First You Don’t Succeed… Shazam! #10 Resolicited for January

In a move that truly shows once and for all that DC Comics has abandoned grim and gritty realism in exchange for a bright and optimistic viewpoint, the publisher has resolicited Shazam! #10 by Geoff “Jeff Johns and Dale Eaglesham for January 22nd. Back in August, Bleeding Cool reported that retailers had been told that all […]

“The Rookie” Season 2 Episode 4 Preview: Mekia Cox Debuts in “Warriors and Guardians”

Exciting new developments are coming this week on ABC’s The Rookie! Star Afton Williamson left the series during the hiatus after alleging harassment and discrimination behind the scenes. This left Nathan Fillion‘s rookie John Nolan without a training officer onscreen. After training with various other officers in the first three episodes of the season, Nolan is finally going […]

Spider-Man PS4 Thwips on Over with New Statue from PCS Collectibles 

PS4 Spider-Man Thwips On Over With New Statue From PCS Collectibles 

Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 was one of the greatest superhero games I personally have ever played. The depth that they took the character of this world and threw him into a new original setting was a breath of fresh air. While we did get to see elements of iconic characters like Dr. Octopus it was […]