Meet a Local Comics Writer: A Chat with Emily Whitten

by Mike Rhode Emily Whitten is a long-time comics journalist who's just made the jump to writing comics herself. Her new book, The Underfoot, co-written with Ben Fisher and drawn by Michelle Nguyen came out yesterday in comic book stores and will be for sale more widely in two weeks. Emily answered our usual questions, with a few additional ones specific to her new book. What type of comic work or cartooning do you do?  I am co-creator and co-writer of The Underfoot, a new original graphic novel...
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50 Cent Trademarks Teairra Mari’s Catchphrase & Releases His Own Line of “I Ain’t Got It” Merchandise

We told you to stay to tuned to see how 50 Cent responds to Teairra Mair’s diss record she dropped last week, “I Ain’t Got It.” Well, Fitty announced his revenge plot and he may have gotten the last laugh … while driving to the bank.Being the petty, but clever, troll that he is, 50 Cent took to Instagram to unveil his new line of swag using Mari’s own “I Ain’t Got It” catchphrase. The line features a T-shirt, tote bag, and a phone case.“Somebody forgot to trademark this,” he wrote, referring to ...
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Watch Two New Trailers For Luc Besson's ANNA

A bob-wigged girl with a gun? It must be a Luc Besson movie! Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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New Release Review - HELLBOY

Reboot of the cult comic book adaptation. Read more >>> [Author: The Movie Waffler]
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He Came To The Right Place

Sir Bits A Lot
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Review: Dogman

— by RON WILKINSON — Billing this movie as a crime drama is dark comedy. The film itself is even darker than crime, a disturbing look into social connection and the meaning of intimacy in friendship. Specifically, the lack thereof. The protagonist lives a doomed existence, fated to exist without friends. Unlike most cautionary tales, […]
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Kevin Hunter Already Taking the Gloves Off & Demands $10 Million in Wendy Williams Divorce (Report)

It’s day one of Hunter v. Hunter divorce proceedings and it’s already starting to get ugly.Kevin Hunter was reportedly waiting backstage at The Wendy Williams Show on Thursday morning (Apr. 11) when he was unexpectedly served with divorce papers.Sources say Hunter is now demanding a $10 million payoff from Wendy Williams and is willing to play dirty, if necessary, to get it.“Kevin won’t go quietly,” a source exclusively tells Radar Online. “He’s seen Wendy at rock-bottom and knows all of her dee...
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Staxel on Steam

Today, Staxel got officially released on Steam and got out of early access. The game is a sandbox farming pixel game and has online multiplayer. Current special 25% off release price is $14.99 or ¥1674.86 until April 18. For more details, check out the store page. Here's the launch trailer.Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/405710/Official Website: https://playstaxel.com/
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Lauren London Gives Emotional Speech at Nipsey Hussle’s Funeral: “You’ve Been My Turn Up, and My Church…”

Lauren London gave an emotional and moving speech as she memorialized the love of her life at Nipsey Hussle’s public funeral service.Wearing sunglasses and a white suit, Lauren took the podium and told the audience as she held back tears: “Never was I prepared for something like this so bear with me, y’all.”She said she had never felt so much pain before and called Hussle’s soul “majestic.”Nipsey was “brilliant … a divine light … completely self-taught … constantly seeking knowledge,” London sai...
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[RIP] Jan-Michael Vincent (Airwolf)

Airwolf actor Jan-Michael Vincent died on February 10, according to TMZ. He was 73. The... [This is a content summary only. Click the Title to see the full content] [Author: Past Expiry]
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[DESIGN] Vintage European Train (RED)

* * * Buy it here!* * * (c) 2015 Johnny Ancich . Please take a moment to show your... [This is a content summary only. Click the Title to see the full content] [Author: Past Expiry]
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Michael Cowgill in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

Local writer and comics creator Michael Cowgill's short story "Call Me Chuckles" appears in the March-April 2019 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine https://elleryqueenmysterymagazine.com   (available at Barnes & Noble, on newsstands, and in e-book format). In the story, a boy named Charley goes on a strange trip into the worlds of noir, heist, and Southern gothic fiction. Cowgill earned an MFA in creative writing from George Mason University. His fiction has also appeared i...
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Rafer Roberts interview online

Spotlight Interview with the Creators of Grumble: Mike Norton and Rafer RobertsApril 8, 2019 by Bob Harrisonhttps://popculturesquad.com/2019/04/08/spotlight-interview-with-grumble/ [Author: Mike Rhode]
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NPR on new Marx Bros comic

Salvador Dalí Meets The Marx Brothers In 'Giraffes On Horseback Salad' Peter Breslow Heard on Weekend Edition Sunday April 7, 2019 https://www.npr.org/2019/04/07/710032236/salvador-dal-meets-the-marx-brothers-in-giraffes-on-horseback-salad https://ondemand.npr.org/anon.npr-mp3/...
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Tarzan #58 - Russ Manning art

Tarzan v1 #58, 1954 - Washed upon the shore following a shipwreck, Natongo and Dan-El also find supplies that will aid them in their journey home. Russ Manning's visuals are less enthusiastic then usual. His layouts and drawings are mediocre, comparable to earlier, less polished works. Other artists in this issue include Jessie Marsh. This is number 20 of 133 Tarzan issues with Manning art and/ [Author: Ted Ignacio]
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Johnny Depp Is Suing Ex-Wife Amber Heard for $50 Million in a Defamation Lawsuit

The lawsuit was filed over an op-ed about domestic violence that ex-wife Amber Heard wrote in The Washington Post
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Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission Moves 70,000 Units in Japan

Famitsu’s weekly sales chart column has revealed the collectible card game Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission has sold over 70,000 units on the Nintendo Switch in Japan. From the 1st of April until the 7th of April, Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission sold 70,990 units on the Nintendo Switch, followed by Yoshi’s Crafted World for […]
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John Kelly on some local PSA scooter animation

Dockless scooters are keeping ER doctors busy. They want to change that. [in print as ER doctors want electric scooter riders to stay safe]. By John Kelly Columnist Washington Post April 11 2019: B3 online at https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dockless-scooters-are-keeping-er-doctors-busy-they-want-to-change-that/2019/04/10/6bcf3e48-5af8-11e9-9625-01d48d50ef75_story.html An image from a PSA for...
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Disney+ Movies: A List of Everything Announced (and Rumored) For Disney’s Streaming Service

Disney+ is arriving this year and it already looks like a major competitor in the streaming market. In addition to a line-up of promising new television shows, the service will premiere a number of original Disney movies – some of which sound like they could have been full-fledged theatrical releases just a few years ago. Adaptations of popular YA novels, live-action remakes of animated classics, reboots of beloved franchises…here are all of the Disney+ movies we know about so far. Remakes ...
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Disney+ Shows: A List of Everything Announced For Disney’s Streaming Service

Today, the Walt Disney Company rolled-out their plans for their upcoming streaming service Disney+ during an Investors Meeting. Now that we finally know more of the details for this service, here’s a round-up of all the original television series announced and rumored for the service. Star Wars Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 7: The Clone Wars animation series has been resurrected so that it can get the conclusion that the epic story deserves. The Mandalorian: Executive produced by Jon F...
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‘The Simpsons’ Are Moving to Disney+, With the First 30 Seasons Available on Day One

Now that Disney owns The Simpsons, they’re making the obvious decision, and moving the show to their new streaming service, Disney+. The entire show’s run will now be available on the streaming service, on day one. Get ready for The Simpsons on Disney+ later this year. Meet the new streaming home of The Simpsons: Disney+. Up until now, the series was streaming on the FXX Simpsons streaming app, with new episodes on Hulu. Now, Disney+ will be the exclusive streaming home of the series. The fi...
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New Disney+ Shows and Movies Revealed, Along With First Looks At Previously Announced Titles

Disney has unleashed its first look at Disney+, unveiling a list of shows we were aware of, as well as some shows we weren’t. Check out some of the new originals we learned of below. You’ll also get first looks at several titles we were already aware of. Just admit it, you’re going to sign up for this service. You might as well plunk the money down now. Forky Asks a Question Forky, the new character from Toy Story 4, will have his own show – a short film series featuring the new character...
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Wendy Williams’ Cheating Husband Speaks Out After Being Served Divorce Papers on the Set of Wendy’s Show

Kevin Hunter made his first public statement since receiving divorce papers filed by Wendy Williams.Hunter exclusively spoke to Radar Online, but he seemed to be still processing the dissolution of his marriage.“This just happened,” Hunter said. “Not speaking now.”Williams officially filed for divorce in the New Jersey Superior Court on Wednesday (Apr. 10) after 21 years of marriage. The news of the separation broke today.According to TMZ, Hunter was at The Wendy Williams Show studio when he was...
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Soulja Boy Arrested for Violating Probation, Held Without Bail Until Next Court Date

Soulja Boy will be spending the next couple of weeks in jail after a judge determined he violated his probation in more ways than one during a court appearance today.TMZ reports:Soulja walked into an L.A. courtroom Thursday for his hearing, but was taken into custody at the end. The judge said the rapper had failed to do his court-ordered community service … and even conspired to falsify evidence that he had completed it.But, the big no-no came during a raid at Soulja’s San Fernando Valley home ...
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Disney Plus Unveils Exclusive Series, Movies, Launch Date & More

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Disney Plus unveils exclusive series, movies, launch date & more During Disney’s investor presentation today, Disney+ unveiled their plans for the series, movies, classics and upcoming exclusives that will be available on the streaming service when it launches on November 12. A monthly subscription will cost $6.99 a month, with an annual subscription set at $69.99. You can check out some of the details revealed during the presentation below as well as photos of the present...
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‘Killer’s Game’ Will Star Dave Bautista as a Hitman Who Puts a Contract Out On Himself

Dave Bautista has quickly become a dependable character actor worth paying attention to. Unlike other wrestlers-turned-actors, Bautista tends to shy away from the flashy leading parts for more interesting, quirky roles. But he’s not above doing the goofy action movie now and again. Case in point: Bautista will star in Killer’s Game, which sounds like John Wick meets Crank. Bautista will play a hitman who learns he has a terminal illness, and decides to put a contract out on his own life. But th...
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Everything You Need to Know About Disney+, Set to Launch in November for $6.99 A Month

“It was all started by a mouse.” Disney unveiled its highly anticipated new streaming service Disney+ at its Investor Day presentation Thursday, a service that will present a strong rival to current powerhouse streaming platforms Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and others. With its historic acquisition of 20th Century Fox this year, Disney has already eliminated a potential competitor by acquiring the majority stake in Hulu, which it will offer in a bundle alongside other paid subscription service...
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Samurai Shodown Remake Trailer Presents Nakoruru

Publisher Athlon Games and developer SNK has started publishing character-specific trailers for the Samurai Shodown remake, starting with the staple Kamui warrior Nakoruru. An overview of Nakoruru from a press release by Athlon Games: The young Kamui warrior Nakoruru, a long-running staple of the Samurai Shodown universe, is here to show you her nature-inspired move set along […]
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‘Scoob’ Animated Movie Casts Ken Jeong and Kiersey Clemons

The new animated Scoob-Doo movie has just added some Crazy and Dope talent to its cast. Crazy Rich Asians star Ken Jeong and Dope star Kiersey Clemons will be lending the voices as part of the star-studded Scoob cast, which includes Zac Efron, Amanda Seyfreid, Will Forte, Gina Rodriguez, and Frank Welker reprising his role as the voice of Scooby-Doo that he’s played since 2002. Deadline reports that Jeong and Clemons are joining the Scoob cast as familiar characters from the overarching Hann...
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WATCH: Lauren London & Nipsey Hussle’s 2-Year-Old Son Kross Takes the Mic & Speaks at Dad’s Funeral

Nipsey Hussle’s children, daughter Emani and son Kross, appeared on stage at the slain rapper’s memorial service at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Thursday (Apr. 11).Hussle’s two kids were joined by the rapper’s longtime girlfriend (and Kross’ mom) Lauren London, London’s son, Kameron Carter, Hussle’s nephew, Khalil Kimble, and Hussle’s sister, Samantha Smith, as they paid tribute to the late rapper.Kameron, London’s 9-year-old son with rapper Lil Wayne, gave an especially touching tribute...
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