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Week in Comics: Marvel vs Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes, Star Wars: The High Republic, RIP Kevin O'Neill, and more sci-fi comic news and previews in your new-look Week in Geek

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What We're Looking At 🤩

Marvel Comics has acquired the license to Planet of the Apes and they're marking the occasion the only way they know how: with a hot mess of variant covers! (Read More)

What We're Talking About 😲

Dark Horse reveals the details of its previously announced Star Wars: The High Republic miniseries plus a new one-shot. (Read More)

Former Marvel editor Chris Robinson (Black Panther, Moon Girl & Devil Dinosaur) is crowdfunding a deluxe hardcover 75th-anniversary edition of the trailblazing All-Negro Comics #1. (Read More)

Sticking with Kickstarter, Joe Jusko’s Art of the 1992 Marvel Masterpieces is collecting all 104 trading card paintings in a deluxe 300-page hardcover volume with sketches. (Read More)

Co-creator of ABC Warriors, Ro-Busters, and Nemesis the Warlock for 2000 AD, and artist on Alan Moore's League of Extraordinary Gentleman, Kevin O'Neill has passed away at the age of 69. (Read More)

What We'll Be Reading 📚

Best New Storylines Starting Today

Venom #13 – Marvel Comics

Best One Shots Out Today

Death of Superman 30th Anniversary Special #1 – DC Comics
Star Trek: The Trill #1 – IDW Publishing
Transformers: Best of Shockwave #1 – IDW Publishing
X-Men: Legends #4 – Marvel Comics

Best New Series Starting Today

Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #1 – Ahoy Comics
Fantastic Four #1 – Marvel Comics
The New Golden Age #1 – DC Comics
Sabretooth and the Exiles #1 – Marvel Comics
Specs #1 – BOOM! Studios
Travelling to Mars #1 – Ablaze Publishing

Best Graphic Novels Out Today

F.A.R.M. System – IDW Publishing
Flash by Mark Waid Omnibus Vol. 1 – DC Comics
One-Star Squadron – DC Comics
We Ride Titans Vol. 1 – Vault Comics
Wonder Girl Homecoming – DC Comics

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