Time is a flat circle, and we find out why in this week’s deep dive into The Infinite Loop! We talk current news, and review Future State: Wonder Woman #1, Shadow in the Cloud, Commanders in Crisis #4, and Archie Jumbo Comics Digest #316.

NEWS

‘Green Arrow and the Canaries’ Spinoff Not Moving Forward at CW

The potential ” Arrow” spinoff about the Canaries is officially dead at CW, Variety has learned. Plans for the show were first announced in September 2019, six months after it was announced that “Arrow” would end after its eighth season. A backdoor pilot aired in January 2020 as part of “Arrow” Season 8, titled “Green Arrow & The Canaries.”

Magic: The Gathering Reveals The New Viking-Themed Set Kaldheim

Wizards of the Coast dropped a ton of new information today about the next Magic: The Gathering set, Kaldheim. This morning during a Twitch preview stream, the team revealed that the next expansion will drop into Magic: The Gathering Arena starting January 28th and then become available everywhere else on February 5th.

DC Comics celebrates 80 years of Wonder Woman with new digital-first series

REVIEWS

STEPHEN
SHADOW IN THE CLOUD
Writer/Director: Roseanne Liang
Producer: Fred Berger, Tom Hern, Brian Kavanaugh-Jones, Klly McCormick
Stars: Chloe Grace Moretz
Studio: Reah Films, Four Knights Film
Release Date: January 1, 2021
In the throes of World War II, Captain Maude Garrett (CHLOË GRACE MORETZ) joins the all-male crew of a B-17 bomber with a top-secret package. Caught off guard by the presence of a woman on a military flight, the crew tests Maude’s every move. Just as her quick wit is winning them over, strange happenings and holes in her backstory incite paranoia surrounding her true mission. But this crew has more to fear… lurking in the shadows, something sinister is tearing at the heart of the plane. Trapped between an oncoming air ambush and an evil lurking within, Maude must push beyond her limits to save the hapless crew and protect her mysterious cargo.

Rating: ★★★½☆

Shadow in the Cloud | Official Teaser (HD) | Vertical Entertainment

Release Date: 1/1/21In the throes of World War II, Captain Maude Garrett (CHLOË GRACE MORETZ) joins the all-male crew of a B-17 bomber with a top-secret pack…

MATTHEW
COMMANDERS IN CRISIS #4
Writer: Steve Orlando
Artist: Davide Tinto
Publisher: Image Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: January 13,2021

As the Crisis Command faces off with Empathy’s assassin, the deep conspiracy behind the murder steps out of shadows. It won’t be enough just to avenge Empathy’s death: to save the world, the Crisis Command will have to RESURRECT AN IDEA! The first wild arc concludes with a bang!

Rating: ★★★★☆

RODRIGO
ARCHIE JUMBO COMICS DIGEST #316
Writer: Dan Parent, Various
Artist: Various, Dan Parent
Publisher: Dark Horse Comics
Cover Price: $7.99
Release Date: January 13, 2020
BRAND NEW STORY: Archie and Jughead decide to go into business with a sure-fire money maker… a HOT CHOCOLATE STAND! In the cold of winter, they figure they can make a mint! But will their hot business get frozen when a huge blizzard arrives?

Rating: ★★★½☆

ASHLEY
FUTURE STATE: WONDER WOMAN #1
Writer: Joelle Jones
Artist: Joelle Jones, Jordie Bellaire
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: January 5, 2021
Deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest lies a hero of mythic legend…Wonder Woman! But in the absence of Diana, Yara Flor has risen out of obscurity to protect Man’s World from the magic that lies within it. Along with her trusty steed, she journeys to the Underworld to rescue one of her Themysciran sisters from the grasp of Hades. Will she unleash the wrath of this god in the process? You won’t want to miss this first appearance of a character who will change the history of Wonder Woman forever!

Rating: ★★★★★

DISCUSSION

THE INFINITE LOOP
Writer: Pierrick Colinet
Artist: Elsa Charretier
Publisher: IDW Publishing
Release Date: December 1, 2015
A science-fiction series that asks the age-old question, “What would you risk for a chance at true love?” Meet Teddy, a young woman who lives in a faraway future where time traveling is a common practice and her job is to maintain the status quo by correcting time paradoxes. But when she meets Ano, “a time paradox” and the girl of her dreams, Teddy must decide between fixing the time stream or the love of her life, both of which have unique consequences.

CLOSE
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