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Past articles by Rich:

Celebrating the 'Badass Women' of The Walking Dead universe at New York Comic Con

As The Walking Dead universe continues to expand, one thing that's been consistent with the franchise since the very beginning has been the presence of well-developed female characters. → Read More

We Have Demons: Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo talk new comic with 'big heart, big fists, fangs, claws, gore' at NYCC

After working their way through the DC Universe (and Dark Multiverse) over the past decade, Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are trying something different. The writer/artist team just launched their new creator-owned horror series on Comixology this week, and they talked about the book and their collaborative process at a New York Comic Con panel on Saturday. → Read More

NYCC: Venom duo Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman tease super-Thanos Marvel mystery, creator-owned 'Vanish'

The writer/artist tandem of Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman are following up their popular run on Marvel's Venom by launching their own creator-owned series. → Read More

WandaVision, The Magic Fish & Chainsaw Man win big at Harvey Awards at NYCC

It was a magical night at the Harvey Awards. The Magic Fish, a YA graphic novel written and illustrated by Trung Le Nguyen, was the big winner, taking both the Book of the Year and Best Children or Young Adult Book awards. The ceremony was streamed Friday in conjunction with New York Comic Con. → Read More

NYCC: Archie Comics brings back Sabrina with new stories set in both the comics and TV worlds

On a day when it was announced that Sabrina Spellman would finally make her debut on The CW's Riverdale, there was a bit more good news related to Archie Comics' iconic teenage witch. The publisher touted Sabrina's return to the page as part of its virtual panel at New York Comic Con on Thursday. → Read More

Bendis, Snyder talk comic industry disruption, their future plans as Dark Horse's 'All-Stars' at NYCC

While Marvel and DC still continue to dominate the world of comic books, many smaller publishers have been taking advantage of the medium's growing popularity — and the major shift towards creator-owned projects — to raise their profiles. Dark Horse Comics has been around for 35 years, but has lately made big moves in the industry, bringing on high-profile creators as well as new voices as the… → Read More

Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest: Power Rangers Dino Fury gets a Gold Ranger and Snake Eyes action figure teases upcoming movie

The Power Rangers roster is expanding again. As revealed Friday during the Hasbro Pulse Fan Fest, Power Rangers Dino Fury is adding a sixth team member later this season. Following months of speculation, the cast introduced newcomer Jordan Fite, who will play Aiyon, aka the Gold Ranger, in the newest incarnation of the venerable franchise. → Read More

WonderCon: Marvel's M.O.D.O.K. nabs Jon Hamm, Whoopi Goldberg and Nathan Fillion as guest stars

It’s a good thing M.O.D.O.K. has a big head, because he’s about to be joined by some big names from the Marvel universe — and our own. At Saturday’s WonderCon@Home panel for the upcoming Hulu animated series Marvel’s M.O.D.O.K., Mad Men star Jon Hamm popped in to reveal that he will be providing the voice of Iron Man. → Read More

Cartoon Network and HBO Max reveal plans for Teen Titans Go! spinoff, Infinity Train, Gremlins & more

Cartoon Network will continue to lean into some of its most popular franchises, including Ben 10, Teen Titans Go! and Infinity Train, while also expanding with new offerings to help bolster sister streaming service HBO Max. → Read More

Legends of Tomorrow's Brandon Routh opens up about his 'challenging' Arrowverse exit

Brandon Routh talks about he and his wife, Courtney Ford, leaving DC's Legends of Tomorrow, and the events of "Romeo V. Juliet: Dawn of Justness." → Read More

Meet the new Slimer! Ghostbusters: Afterlife scares up first look at new spook Muncher

Hasbro's lineup of products for Ghostbusters: Afterlife at Toy Fair offers a first look and a name for the ghost Muncher. → Read More

LEGO assembles adorable Mandalorian and Minions lineup at Toy Fair

LEGO revealed new sets for The Mandalorian (with Baby Yoda) and Minions at Toy Fair New York. → Read More

A new geek collectibles show highlights some incredibly rare comics and toys

The new MeTV series Collector's Call showcases avid collectors of various pop culture memorabilia (including comic book art, toys, video games, props, etc.) → Read More

New Funko figures could confirm full Shazam family for movie

It looks like it might to be a family affair in the new Shazam! movie. As part of a rollout of announcements at Toy Fair this weekend, Funko revealed a new line of Pop figures tied to the upcoming DC Comics movie starring Zachary Levi. → Read More

Exclusive: New Riverdale comic explores the Gryphons & Gargoyles mystery

SYFY WIRE has the exclusive news that the new comic series Riverdale Season 3 will debut in March, with two original stories in each issue that line up directly with The CW's angsty, noir drama based on the Archie Comics characters. → Read More

Supernatural's Mark Sheppard says writers 'ran out of what to do' with Crowley

It's hard to keep the King of Hell down. Supernatural vet Mark Sheppard took the stage at New York Comic Con Friday for a solo panel, basking in the glory of his memorable stint as lord of the underworld on the long-running CW series. → Read More

State of Utah must cover legal fees in bizarre Deadpool case

The state of Utah has just learned that tangling with Deadpool will cost you. In a decision rendered Wednesday, a federal judge ordered the state to pay nearly half a million dollars in legal fees for a lawsuit involving a movie theater that served alcohol during screenings of the first Deadpool movie in 2016. → Read More

Gambit movie will have 'romantic or sex comedy vibe,' producer says

The long-delayed film version of Gambit (starting Channing Tatum) is slowly taking shape. Producer Simon Kinberg says production on the film should begin early next year, and will have a "romantic or sex comedy vibe to it." → Read More

'Sexy' Handmaid's Tale Halloween costume pulled following outrage

Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale is seen as a dystopian allegory for the oppression of women, but that didn't stop one online lingerie retailer from offering a "sexy" version of the show's trademark red cape dress and white hood. Faster than you could say, "Praise Be!," online outrage exploded and the company has pulled the costume from its site. → Read More

Slowing down from lightspeed? Disney will be 'more careful about volume and timing' of Star Wars films, says CEO

In a new interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Walt Disney Co. CEO Bob Iger admits that the company's surplus of Lucasfilm content "was a little too much, too fast" and that the "volume and timing" of films beyond next year's Episode IX is being cautiously evaluated. → Read More