Welcome to our #NewComicsSpotlight for this week, where we spotlight 6 issues that are hitting stands. (as we get closer to Halloween I wanna see some more horror titles!!)

DC COMICS

Rorschach1 Doomed

RORSCHACH #1
Official Description: It’s been 35 years since Ozymandias dropped a giant interdimensional squid on New York City, killing thousands and destroying the public’s trust in heroes once and for all. And since that time, one figure in a fedora, mask, and trench coat has become a divisive cultural icon. So what does it mean when Rorschach reappears as an assassin trying to kill a candidate running against President Robert Redford? Who is the man behind the mask, and why is he acting this way? It’s up to one detective to uncover the true identity of this would-be killer—and it will take him into a web of conspiracies involving alien invasions, disgraced do-gooders, mystic visions, and yes, comic books.
Writer: Tom King | Artist: Jorge Fornes

DC THE DOOMED AND THE DAMNED #1
Official Description: It was a dark and stormy night when the creatures of the DC Universe began to emerge from their lairs into the cool evening air. Tales of the macabre, the murderous, and the morbid abound in this spine-chilling special about monsters and mayhem! What happens when Batman encounters a true urban legend after speaking its name three times in a mirror, or when Madame Xanadu enlists the help of Man-Bat to take down a shadowy specter? And who can stop an intergalactic demon from turning people into frog beasts? Only the unlikely team-up of Green Lantern and Etrigan! All this and seven more fang-tastic tales to trick your treats and bob your apples.
Writers: Travis G. Moore, Saladin Ahmed, Marv Wolfman, John Arcudi, Kenny Porter, Amanda Deibert, Garth Ennis, Amedeo Turturro, Brandon Thomas, Alyssa Wong | Artists: Daniel Sampere, Max Fiumara, Baldemar Rivas, PJ Holden, , Tom Mandrake, Leonardo Manco, Mike Perkins, Travis G. Moore, Riley Rossmo

MARVEL COMICS

Darth is Not Your Father Hellions Issue 5

STAR WARS: DARTH VADER #6
Official Description: THE PUNISHMENT! DARTH VADER failed to turn his son, Luke Skywalker, to the dark side of the Force. No…Luke was too weak to join his father in overthrowing EMPEROR PALPATINE. Vader sought revenge against those who hid Luke from him for all of these years…and in doing so nearly betrayed his master. It did not go unnoticed by Palpatine… time for Vader’s next lesson.
Writer: Greg Pak | Artist: Raffaele Ienco

HELLIONS #5
Official Description: X OF SWORDS PART 6. Desperation. Help from unexpected places. An advance into the unknown.
Writer: Zeb Wells | Artist: Carmen Carnero

DARK HORSE

Bill and Ted Issue 2 Killjoys

BILL AND TED ARE DOOMED #2
Official Description: Bill and Ted are making ridiculous plans for a world tour that will somehow solve all their problems. They also hope to write the one song while on tour, energized and influenced by the people of the excellent planet Earth. Their confidence returning, they help the overburdened princesses with arranging the bookings. Things take a turn though when Wyld Stallyns is accidentally booked for a deadly-serious Scandinavian death metal festival (because of Death being in their band).
Writer: Evan Dorkin | Artist: Roger Langridge

THE TRUE LIVES OF THE FABULOUS KILLJOYS: NATIONAL ANTHEM #1
Official Description: The Fabulous Killjoys, once a group of teenage exterminators determined to save reality, have lost their way–and their memories. After a period of mental confinement, former Killjoys leader Mike Milligram gets de-programmed and hits the road to bring the gang back together for a final showdown against an evil pharmaceutical corporation, their monstrous hitman, and savage gang rivals.
Writers: Gerard Way, Shaun Simon | Artist: Leonardo Romero

What are you picking up this week? What should we spotlight in future weeks? Leave a message in the comments!


This is the perfect way to have a West Wing reunion.
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A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote is coming to HBO Max on October 15, 2020 and bring back the cast for a dramatic stage reading of the show’s “Hartsfield’s Landing” episode. Returning for the special reunion are Martin Sheen, Allison Janney, Richard Schiff, Bradley Whitford, Rob Lowe, Dulé Hill, and Janel Moloney, with the addition of Sterling K. Brown, who fills in for the departed John Spencer.

According to EW, the special “will also feature guest appearances during act breaks from When We All Vote co-chair Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton, and Lin-Manuel Miranda, as well as musical performances by composer W.G. Snuffy Walden, who will play the iconic West Wing theme song on guitar, and folk rock band the Avett Brothers, who will close out the special.”

Amazing to see this iconic cast reunite for a cause that is so close to the heart of the show. Follow their lead and vote. Encourage others to vote! Make your voice heard.

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Nicole is a horror thriller from director James Schroeder that stars Tamika Shannon as the title character. Nicole is a shy young woman with a dark family history who goes on a date with the charismatic and cocky John (Stephen Green). The date goes wrong. Very wrong.

The movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime and TubiTV, and you can learn more about the flick here.


LoadedToday’s spotlight indie movie, Ekaj, is a little different than a lot of the movies we spotlight. Director Cati Gonzalez crafted the LGBTQ drama Ekaj by casting non-actors in all of the roles. She did this to make this particular story more authentic and “as real-to-life as possible.” It helps the movie feel different and unique.

Official Description: Ekaj is a film packed with real life drama and a real sense of humor. The film capture’s a naive teen’s runaway journey to one of the most difficult city’s to survive in, New York City.

The movie stars Jake Mestre, Badd Idea, Scooter LaForge, and the movie’s director, Cati Gonzalez. You can watch Ekaj for free on Tubi TV. The LGBTQ crime drama is also free for Amazon Prime members on Prime Video.

What are your favorite platforms to watch movies online? Tubi TV? Amazon Prime? Hulu? Netflix? Let us know in the comments!


The Eve is an independent thriller produced by Evan Bass, Angel Acevedo, and David Rheingold, directed by Ritchie Steven Filippi, and stars Al Thompson, Maria DiDomenico, Miranda Noelle Wilson, Evan Bass, Rick Estabrook. Learn more about the movie in our spotlight article: The 5Ws and How: The Eve. You can buy the movie over on Amazon and watch online at TubiTV.


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Ninteen Summers is a dramatic thriller that takes place in South Los Angeles and focuses on a 19 year old father that is looking for a better life for his family while in the midst of a gang turf war. The movie is directed by Rod S. Scott, features Elise Neal, Norman Johnson Jr, and Terri Abney, and was distributed by Indie Rights Movies. You can watch it on Amazon Prime and TubiTV.


This is a very hard time across the globe, but I’m thankful for movies and having access to so many movies online. You can find big, small, Hollywood, Indie, art, shorts, etc., all for free to watch. We should all be staying at home to help take pressure off the heroes in our medical community, so what better time to watch a ton of movies.

We are spotlighting free movies on Twitter at the hashtag #MHD_WatchOnline and we will try to post daily spotlights here with recommendations for movies that you can watch for free online (without a subscription or account). Today we’re looking at the horror flick Char Man.

Official Description: Two friends visit fire-ravaged Ojai, California, intent on making a fake documentary about the infamous Ojai Vampire. However, things take a bizarre and frightening turn when they learn about a different local legend: The Char Man.

The movie was directed by Kipp Tribble and Kurt Ela, and stars both Tribble and Ela, along with Jeff Kober, Nick Greco, and Buddy Wilds. You can watch Char Man for free on Tubi TV.

Have recommendations for other movies we should include in #MHD_WatchOnline? Let us know in the comments! The only rule is that it needs to be available online to watch for free (legally with no strings attached – AVOD is very welcome!).


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