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Header image Take a look at the Hydrorks, a brand-new Doctor Who monster, in the latest reveal from Doctor Who: The Edge of Time

A behind the scenes peek at the upcoming feature-length VR videogame. This month it’s monsters! *shudders*
Revealed last month, Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time is a feature-length VR videogame that will transport fans into a globally-beloved world of aliens, mystery and wonder. Players will embark on a brand-new and fully-interactive adventure, inspired by the show’s 55-year history and starring the Doctor’s current incarnation, played by Jodie Whittaker.   This month, developer Maze Theory is proud to reveal a series of behind the scenes videos, showcasing some of the monsters which will appear in the game, as well as a developer diary chronicling their journey in bringing the universe of Doctor Who to VR.  Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time will launch on PlayStation VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Vive Cosmos in September 2019. Stay tuned for further reveals!  Fun Facts The weeping angels utilise a classic horror game mechanic, so the team have been excited to work with them. Daleks in VR are incr…

Carnage Ramps Up his Hunt in 'WEB OF VENOM: FUNERAL PYRE'

‘ABSOLUTE CARNAGE’ is set in motion this July! Cletus Kasady is kicking off his murder spree before ABSOLUTE CARNAGE arrives this August! And the trail of bodies will first pile up in July’s WEB OF VENOM: FUNERAL PYRE!

For weeks, serial killer Carnage has been hunting former symbiote hosts and killing them. Next in the crosshairs of his inky tendrils is Andi Benton, formerly Mania, who’s back to living in Philadelphia and without any symbiote to save her…

"When I took this project, I warned Editorial that it was going to be vicious and bloody and cruel.,” said writer and Mania co-creator Cullen Bunn. “I’m leaning into Carnage’s horror vibe here. This is absolutely a horror story, with Andi as the hero and Carnage as the unstoppable killer.”

With terror and throat-gripping action, this utterly alien thriller will mark only the beginning of Carnage’s insatiable bloodlust.

Preview this story now, and for more information on WEB OF VENOM: FUNERAL PYRE #1 please visit Marvel.com.

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FIRST LOOK IMAGES RELEASED OF URBAN MYTH FILMS’ EPIC RE-IMAGINING OF WAR OF THE WORLDS

A set of ‘first-look’ images from Urban Myth Films’ WAR OF THE WORLDS have been released today as post-production begins on the eagerly-anticipated contemporary reimaging of H.G. Wells timeless classic.
The major new 8 x 60’ drama series is created and written by BAFTA award-winning writer Howard Overman, and produced by Urban Myth Films in partnership withCANAL+, Fox Networks Group (FNG) Europe & Africa and AGC Television.

WAR OF THE WORLDSfeatures a critically acclaimed ensemble cast of Gabriel Byrne, Elizabeth McGovern, Léa Drucker, Natasha Little, Daisy Edgar Jones, Stéphane Caillard, Adel Bencherif and Guillaume Gouix. New cast also announced include Ty Tennant, Stephen Campbell Moore, Bayo Gbadamosi, Aaron Heffernan, Emile de Preissac and Alysson Paradis.Gilles Coulier (De Dag, Cargo, The Natives) directs the first four episodes with Richard Clark (Innocent; Versailles) directing episodes five to eight.
“We live in an age of anxiety; identifiable fears are endemic to the cultu…

CONAN TO BE FEATURED IN MARVEL COMICS #1000!

The greatest talent ever assembled for one comic book arrives this August…and its 80 pages featuring 80 different creative teams will cover every inch and breadth of the Marvel Universe in one, incredible story!

Not content to merely rampage through SAVAGE AVENGERS and elsewhere, Robert E. Howard’s inimitable Conan the Barbarian will also be making a noteworthy appearance in MARVEL COMICS #1000 as well, in commemoration of the important role he’s played in Marvel history. This new Conan adventure is by Ralph Macchio and Marco Checchetto.

Says Jay Zetterberg of Cabinet Entertainment, “If Crom had shown any interest in human matters, he would surely be as excited as we are to see Conan included in Marvel Comics #1000.”

Preview Conan’s appearance now, and for more information on MARVEL COMICS #1000 please visit Marvel.com.

MARVEL COMICS #1000
Written by VARIOUS
Art by VARIOUS
Cover by ALEX ROSS
On-sale 8/28/2019

For 80 years, Marvel has reflected the world outside your window – inspirin…

FINAL FANTASY XIV BEING DEVELOPED FOR LIVE-ACTION SERIES

ICONIC VIDEO GAME FINAL FANTASY XIV BEING DEVELOPED FOR LIVE-ACTION SERIES WITH HIVEMIND AND SONY PICTURES TELEVISION SQUARE ENIX to develop a first-of-its-kind, live-action adaptation of a beloved chapter from the blockbuster FINAL FANTASY® series, which has sold more than 144 million units worldwide across three decades.

The live-action television series will tell an original story set in the fantastic world of Eorzea, based on FINAL FANTASY XIV, the franchise’s blockbuster online role-playing game. Since it first debuted in 2013, the online title has continued to delight and amass millions of players around the world year over year and only further cemented FINAL FANTASY as one of the most storied and influential franchises in gaming history.

Inspired directly by the world and characters of the title’s fourteenth installment, the project will embrace the bold and genre-bending sensibilities of the revered and long-running FINAL FANTASY series as it explores the struggle between mag…

Doctor Who celebrates 20 years on audio at Big Finish with 20 hour livestream

To celebrate 20 years of Doctor Who on audio, BBC Studios and Big Finish Productions present a 20 hour weekend livestream marathon of Doctor Who audio dramas on YouTube. And everyone’s invited to the party! Over two days on the 20th and 21st July, the official home of Doctor Who on YouTube will broadcast more than 20 episodes of Big Finish audio adventures, featuring David Tennant, Tom Baker, Peter Davison, Colin Baker, Sylvester McCoy, Paul McGann and David Bradley, among many others. Plus, there will be video appearances from plenty of the Doctor’s friends, past and present, to join in the festivities. As the stories are livestreamed on YouTube, fans will be able to join in the conversation via the live chat. Save the date, as you won’t want to miss a minute of this!

Big Finish Productions was first granted a licence to create Doctor Who adventures in audio format back in 1999. Its first production was Doctor Who: The Sirens of Time, starring Peter Davison, Colin Baker and Sylveste…

Doctor Who - The Fourth Doctor returns on vinyl to Sainsburys

Sainsbury’s will launch Doctor Who: Wave of Destruction starring Tom Baker, Lalla Ward and John Leeson on Friday 19th July 2019. It will be released as a Limited Edition run of 1500 copies on ocean swirl vinyl – only available in the UK, in Sainsbury’s stores. In this full-cast audio drama from 2016, the Vardans return to take on Tom Baker’s Fourth Doctor. The Doctor had previously encountered the Vardans on Gallifrey, the Doctor’s home planet, in the 1978 television story, The Invasion of Time.


A modulated frequency wave cancellation signal isn’t something that the Doctor and Romana expect to detect in 1960s London. But then they don’t expect to find Professor Lanchester, the man who invented it, lying unconscious. Or MI5 investigating. With the help of MI5 Agent Miller; Lanchester’s daughter Jill; and his nephew – a pirate radio DJ called Mark; the Doctor, Romana and K-9 investigate. They soon discover that there is more at risk than they imagined, and an alien invasion is about to…

COMING SOON: POP! MARVEL - 80TH

Celebrate 80 years of your favorite Super Heroes and Super Villains with a first appearance Pop! Cyclops, Pop! Angel, Pop! Beast and Pop! Marvel Girl.





STAR TREK ONLINE: RISE OF DISCOVERY DESCENDS ONTO PLAYSTATION®4 AND XBOX ONE TODAY

New Console Update Features Captain Lorca and Commander Landry from Star Trek: DiscoveryToday, Perfect World Entertainment Inc., a leading publisher of live service games, and Cryptic Studios announced Rise of Discovery is now available for Star Trek Online on PlayStation®4 and Xbox One. The free-to-play MMORPG continues its mission to explore the Star Trek universe from within by releasing a new update based on the popular CBS television series, Star Trek: Discovery. Rise of Discovery invites players to join the ranks of the U.S.S. Buran, commanded by Starfleet Captain Gabriel Lorca (voiced by Jason Isaacs) and Commander Ellen Landry (voiced by Rekha Sharma). Captains will play through two incredibly moving featured episodes to uncover what happened to these characters before they beamed aboard the U.S.S. Discovery in the show’s first season. Console players will also discover a brand new reputation, fly premium ships that now scale to their character level and beginning July 2, unl…

The Bold New Era of Transformers Expands with Monthly Galaxies Series

“Constructicons Rising” Storyline Unearths the Bots that Built Cybertron… and Threaten to Tear It All Down! Beginning in September, IDW Publishing proudly builds upon the success of 2019’s bold new era of Transformers comic books with its first spin-off series: Transformers: Galaxies! Featuring story arcs that delve deeper into the origins, motivations, and world-shattering machinations of the extended Transformers cast, Galaxies launches with a story arc dedicated to the fan-favorite crew, the Constructicons!

Written by Vox Media co-founder and lifelong Transformers devotee Tyler Bleszinski, with luscious artwork by longtime Transformers artist, Livio Ramondelli, Transformers: Galaxies #1 uncovers the hidden secrets of Cybertron’s vast beauty and extraordinary cityscapes. Long ago, after the War Against the Threefold Spark ended, the Constructicons emerged to help rebuild the decimated planet in grand fashion. But what happened to them in the years since? Why had they been erased fr…

IDW Publishing Proudly Announces Pandemica, A Mind-Blowing Masterpiece from Jonathan Maberry

A New Saga from the Creator of V-Wars, Pitting Brave Scientists and Soldiers Against a Genocidal Conspiracy The New York Times Bestselling author of V-Wars and Rot & Ruin – Jonathan Maberry – tells a dark, action-packed story of defiance against authoritarian abuses in Pandemica, a new comic book epic coming this Fall from IDW Publishing.

“Pandemica reflects a lot of fears about the direction in which our country and the world is going,” says Maberry. “It deals with a diverse group of people who discover that a secret organization is selling designer pathogens for use in ethnic cleansing. My story is about the kinds of people who take a stand against this, who find the courage to fight back, who put themselves in harm’s way to protect the innocent.”

The first issue of Pandemica, slated for release in September, will depict an America on the verge of war, as a shadow government prepares to launch “purity bombs” for ethnic cleansing, and a small group of scientists and former SpecOps…