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NYCC2018: Freeform Unveils Sneak Peak Video and Release Date for Siren: Season 2!

Freeform – Siren – Photo by David Bukach/Courtesy of Freeform.

Freeform unveiled a sneak peek video and the season two release date for its maritime series Siren at New York Comic Con 2018 today.

The show’s executive producers, Emily Whitesell and Eric Wald, also announced a contest which will find one lucky fan swim with the show’s mermaids – and their photo featured on the show.

Siren returns on Thursday, January 24, 2019.

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NYCC2018: Orion Pictures to Distribute Exclusive Con Posters for Anna and the Apocalypse!

Anna and the Apocalypse – Anna (Ella Hunt) – Photo courtesy of Orion Pictures.

Orion Pictures will be distributing a special poster at its panel for the  apocalyptic musical, Anna and the Apocalypse at New York Comic Con 2018.

The panel will be held in Room 1A10 at the Javits Center; the film opens in select theaters on November 30th before expanding on December 7th.

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NYCC 2018: Elvira Gets Hollyweird in Dynamite’s The Shape of Elvira

The Shape of Elvira #1 – Cover by Francesco Francavilla – Art courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment.

Dynamite Entertainment announced today that Elvira will return this winter for a new four-part miniseries by writer David Avallone (Elvira, Bettie Page) and artist Fran Strukan.

In Elvira: Shape of Elvira, the Mistress of the Dark lands the leading role in a touching art film about human/gill monster romance, but there’s something decidedly fishy about her costar.

Elvira: Shape of Elvira #1 will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ November 2018 Previews and slated for release in January 2019.

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NYCC 2018: Dynamite Entertainment Launches Exclusive Giclée Print Program!

Giclée Print – Vampirella by Dave Stevens – Art courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment.

Dynamite Entertainment is set to launch a brand new program for high-end giclée prints this winter. The Dynamite Giclée Program will feature some of the company’s most iconic characters illustrated by the most prestigious fine artists – beginning with Vampirella as interpreted by Dave Stevens.

The Dynamite Giclée Program commences with Dave Stevens’ Vampirella and will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ November 2018 Previews catalog and slated for release in January 2019.

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NYCC 2018: Ron Marz Signs On to Dynamite’s Turok!

Turok #1 – Cover by Butch Guice – Art courtesy of Dynamite Entertainment.

Writer Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Silver Surfer, Witchblade) and artist Roberto Castro (Red Sonja, Flash Gordon) have been signed to create a new take on the classic Gold Key hero Turok.

In this new series, Turok pursues his kidnapped brother… in the Badlands of the Old West (?)!

Turok #1 will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ November 2018 Preview and slated for release in January 2019.

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NYCC2018: Dynamite’s Barbarella and Dejah Thoris to Meet!

Dynamite Entertainment is set to launch a brand new crossover as Leah Williams (Adventure Time Comics, X-Men: Black) teams with Carlos Gomez (Red Sonja) for a fun, deadly, mind-bending epic in Barbarella/Dejah Thoris.

The duo will be forced to solve a mystery that spans space and time in order to return to their homes.

Barbarella/Dejah Thoris #1 will be solicited in Diamond Comic Distributors’ November 2018 Previews and in comics shops in January 2019.

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NYCC 2018: FIGHT CLUB 3 ASKS, WHAT’S THE FIRST RULE OF FATHERHOOD?

In the 12 part monthly comic book maxi series Fight Club 3, Marla Singer is about to deliver her second child, but the daddy isn’t her husband—it’s Tyler Durden, who’s very invested in his heir, and the world he’ll inherit.

Fight Club 3 #1 will be in comics shops on Wednesday, January 30, 2019.

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BOOM! Studios Announces New York Comic Con 2018 Signing Schedule!

BOOM! Studios has announced its signing schedule for New York Comic Con 2018.

Some of the talent available includes Lev Grossman (The Magicians), Steve Cardenas (former Power Rangers actor), author R.L. Stine (Goosebumps), WWE Superstar Sami Zayn and James Tynion IV (Backstagers, The Woods).

The publisher will also host four panels: Entertainment Is LGBTQ, BOOM! Studios: Discover Yours, BOOM! Box Fall Mixtape and Power Rangers: Beyond the Grid.

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First Look: Dark Horse Adds to The Legend of Korra with New Graphic Novel Series!

On the eve of its first elections, the Earth Kingdom finds its future endangered by its past. Even as Kuvira stands trial for her crimes, vestiges of her imperial ambitions threaten to undermine the nation’s democratic hopes.

Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire is a three-volume graphic novel series that continues the story of Korra and Asami. Written by series creator Michael Dante DiMartino and new artist Michelle Wong, Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire will be in stores on May 21, 2019.

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NYCC2018: Zenescope Celebrates Ripley’s Believe It or Not’s 100th anniversary!

Zenescope will be will be celebrating the 100th Anniversary of Ripley’s Believe It or Not! at New York Comic Con 2018.

The publisher will have the first of a two-part graphic novel based on the property available at the con – and will also introduce 15+ titles with con exclusive limited editions as well as hosting the  Girl Fight: The Leading Ladies of Comics panel.

Zenescope’s complete plans for NYCC2018 follow.

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NYCC2018: Dark Horse Comics and Blizzard Entertainment Explore the StarCraft Universe!

Dark Horse Comics and Blizzard Entertainment have announced the next series in their continuing exploration of the StarCraft Universe: StarCraft: Soldiers.

StarCraft: Soldiers #1 will go on sale on January 19, 2019.

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