The Team Behind Sandman: House of Whispers on Entering Ananse’s Web

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When you think of Ananse the trickster and Neil Gaiman, you might—right now at least—be drawn to Orlando Jones’s stellar portrayal on American Gods. But a god has many faces, in the real world and in fiction, and Gaiman’s got whole other worlds of mythological interpretations out there—and one of them is about to…

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Sci-Fi Comic Eve of Extinction Explores a World Decimated by a Gender-Divided Apocalypse

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Tze Chun was in the news recently when he was tapped to write and executive-produce the in-development animated Gremlins prequel series. But the TV vet (Gotham, Once Upon a Time) also has another new venture: comics publisher TKO Studios. Today, io9 has a sneak peek at one of the company’s upcoming sci-fi titles.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/sci-fi-comic-eve-of-extinction-explores-a-world-decimat-1833271417

Inside the Wild New Plans for DC’s Dial H for Hero Relaunch

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The H Dial is back, and it’s got a new wielder—but that might not be the most exciting thing about DC Comics’ latest relaunch of the beloved Dial H for Hero. To learn more about why now was the time to bring back the Silver Age icon’s wild world, io9 spoke to the new creative team, Sam Humphries and Joe Quinones.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/inside-the-wild-new-plans-for-dcs-dial-h-for-hero-relau-1833542619

An Exclusive Look at the Gorgeous, Haunting Graphic Novel Adaptation of The Handmaid’s Tale

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From the TV series’ upcoming third season to the long-awaited second book, The Handmaid’s Tale is everywhere in a big way this year. But Margaret Atwood’s iconic dystopian story is also getting new life as a sumptuous new graphic novel—and ahead of its release this week, io9 has a look inside.

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Get a Big Look Inside the Next Adventure Zone Graphic Novel

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Last year, the first graphic novel adaptation of the McElroy brothers’ wildly successful RPG podcast The Adventure Zone rocked the comics world, soaring to the top of the New York Times’ trade-fiction bestseller list as the first graphic novel to do so. Now, the gang’s back for a second round—and io9 has a look inside!

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/get-a-big-look-inside-the-next-adventure-zone-graphic-n-1832469057

The Transformers Card Game’s Next Delightfully Silly Combiner Set Is Superion

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Last month, Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast revealed that the first expansion for their Transformers card game would be bringing in the Combiners—which actually get laid out with each other to reveal a gigantic combined form. The Decepticons got Predaking. Now the Autobots are getting Superion.

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https://io9.gizmodo.com/the-transformers-card-games-next-delightfully-silly-com-1832430237

Your First Look Look Inside the Long-Awaited Return of The Goon 

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This year marks 20 years of Eric Powell’s beloved, pulpy supernatural comic series, about the titular Goon protecting the world from threats of the ghostly, undead varieties. The Goon is kicking off anniversary celebrations in style with its first comic series since 2015, and io9's got an exclusive look inside the…

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Hell Hath No Fury Like a Blossom Scorned in Our Look Inside Blossoms 666

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Cheryl Blossom needs no help ruling the hallways of Riverdale High at the best of times. But when she could maybe also be the Anti-Christ, too? You better watch your step. That’s the premise of Blossoms 666, the latest in Archie Horror’s ever-growing roster of delightfully bonkers takes on the world of Archie and his…

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