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Good day, everyone!
We come bearing another delivery of TGIF news, hot off the presses, and just in time for your weekend enjoyment! In addition to the exciting list of events set up for BookConline, this week, we’re sharing specifics about the cast and music behind Stargirl, learning a bit more about the Snyder Cut, and catching up on what the Joker and Punchline have been up to, along with other treats such as musing over what Wonder Woman’s long-lost twin sister, Nubia, would be like!
We welcome you to join us for the ride - find the details below!
DC Updates & Events
BOOK CON - DON’T MISS OUT!
On Sunday, May 31, tune in to DC’s BookConline Panels! It’s going to be a free day of Book-focused events, hosted on Facebook. All events are on East Coast time, so we’ve done a little conversion math for you so no one accidentally misses out:
Hill House Panel 9:20-10 a.m. PST
- Joe Hill
- Carmen Maria Machado
- Laura Marks
- M.R. Carey
- Moderated by Mark Doyle
Truth or Dare YA panel 10-10:40 a.m. PST
- Alex Sanchez
- Kami Garcia
- Danielle Paige
- Laurie Halse Anderson
- Sarah Kuhn
- L.L. McKinney – Surprise special guest ( not announced on panel )
Where to watch: BookCon Official Group Public Group | Facebook
Luke Wilson is thrilled to add his latest role, playing a live-action version of comic character Pat Dugon on DC’s Stargirl, to his 25-year acting career. Read More
Neil Jackson talks about bringing DC’s Stargirl villain Icicle to the screen, and what fans can expect in upcoming episodes. Read More
Pinar Toprak made history in 2019 as the first female composer to score a movie that made better than $150 million at the box office with Captain Marvel. This week, Toprak returns with music for another female superhero in DC’s Stargirl. Read More
Zack Snyder has teased a new villain for his recut version of Justice League by posting a picture of DC Villain Darkseid on his Twitter with the caption “He’s coming…to HBO Max.” Read More
The Joker and Punchline kick off DC’s Instagram-exclusive comics with ten panels of a prelude story leading to the long-awaited Batman #92. This original story is first of three all-new prelude episodes that will also be coming to Instagram. Read More
Brian Michael Bendis’ Superman returns with issue #22. The story features a space battle drawn by Kevin Maguire as well as some more down-to-earth fall-out from Clark Kent’s exposed identity. Bendis shared with Newsarama his plans for Superman. Read More
Geoff Johns looks back on his legacy with Green Lantern just in time for his return on the character’s upcoming 80th anniversary special. Next month’s Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 reunites Johns with Reis for an all-new short story starring Hal Jordan titled “Last Will.” Read More
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Superman Smashes The Klan is a nuanced, timely tale about racism, immigration and inclusion. Read More
Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang has used his work to combat racism and navigate life as a Chinese-American. He also helped create the first Chinese Superman character. Read More
Wonder Woman is a teenager coming of age as a refugee in modern United States with Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed. Read More
In L.L. McKinney’s new YA graphic novel, Nubia: Real One, Wonder Woman’s long-lost twin sister, the powerful young black woman, is front and center where she belongs. Read More