The Asgardian god takes a road trip around the Marvel Universe this summer.
Dan Watters, the writer of, among other things, the excellent Home Sick Pilots, will make his Marvel debut this summer on Loki, a four-issue miniseries starring the Asgardian god of mischief.
Watters will work with artist Germán Peralta, whose work has appeared in Black Panther, Maestro and Strikeforce, among other titles, as they send Loki on a cosmic road trip of sorts.
“It’s hard to say what a delight it is to be making my Marvel debut, even more so to be doing it with the God of Stories himself—taking him all the way around the Marvel Universe and back again,” Watters said. “I can’t wait for all to see the beauty Germán’s art is breathing into this tale we have to tell you, full of magic, danger—and if Loki can’t help himself (he can’t)—quite a smidge of mischief.”
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The corporate giant plans to lay off a reported 18,000 employees overall.
Some Comixology employees are posting to social media today that they’ve been impacted by the latest round of layoffs from their parent company, Amazon.
Journalist Jason Del Rey, who regularly reports on Amazon for Recode, shared a leaked letter from Amazon retail CEO Doug Herrington about the layoffs. According to news reports, Amazon plans to lay off 18,000 employees in this latest round, or roughly 6% of their global workforce. Herrington’s letter says they hope to have their U.S., Canada and Costa Rica employee notifications done today, with other regions to follow in the weeks ahead.
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Nominees this year include ‘Immortal X-Men,’ ‘Sins of the Black Flamingo,’ ‘Magical Boy’ and more.
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, or GLAAD, have announced the nominees for their 34th annual Media Awards, which recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ+ community and the issues that affect their lives.
Like last year, the awards feature two categories — one for comics books and one for graphic novels. DC led the pack with six nominees across the two categories, followed by Marvel with four, and Image and Graphix with two each. Last year Crush & Lobo from DC Comics and Cheer Up! Love and Pompoms from Oni Press took home the awards.
Check out the nominations for both categories below, and visit the GLAAD site for the rest of the nominations across TV, film, and more.
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