A brief interview with Diane Nelson

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On an busy day for DC Entertainment, president Diane Nelson has been making the press rounds, and she very graciously stopped by to answer a few questions for The Beat on today’s management announcements and her first five months at DC. Q: You’ve been running DC for about five months. As a self-confessed relative outsider […]

New game in town: Who will be new DCU Executive Editor?

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The interviews with DC’s new executive team are trickling out, and first in our inbox is a Vaneta Rogers chat with everyone except Caldon. A key takeaway: The DCU is looking for a new head. DiDio’s former position of executive editor has yet to be filled, although he said all editorial positions are currently being […]

Chains of command unfolding at DC; Bruning’s role downplayed

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With the new five-headed management team being unveiled at DC, a big question is who reports where? Meetings with the new management team are ongoing today at the DC offices — the announcement was made at a 9 am meeting with Diane Nelson — and we’ve gotten word of a few key changes. Vertigo SVP/Executive […]

Disturbing photos: The portly in spandex

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While we’re all digesting and gossiping about today’s news, here’s some truly disturbing photos, via Interbent. A few are Photoshop jobs. Most, God help us, are not.

DC’s Diane Nelson statement

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Also on the Source blog, Diane Nelson makes a statement that in addition to extolling the men chosen for the new exec team, answers a lot of the questions we’ve all been pondering for the last few months — in fact, they seem directly aimed at them: In terms of possible alternate candidates for the […]

DC Entertainment’s new executive team speaks

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Via the Source blog, statements from DC’s new executive team: Dan DiDio and Jim Lee: With our respective experiences and history with DC and our relationships with the world’s best writers and artists, our mission is to reinvent DC Comics to prepare it for the challenges and opportunities in this quickly changing world. With the […]

DC announces DiDio and Lee to take over as publishers; Johns named CCO

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Sometimes, the bluebird of happiness was within your own backyard all along — WB has ended its search for a new publisher right in their own backyard, with Dan DiDio and Jim Lee named co-publishers. Geoff Johns has been named to the new position of Chief Creative Officer. Pat Caldon, a long-time DC veteran, will […]

Pood art blog debuts

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Another art blog to bookmark! Pood comics which unites Andrés Vera Martínez, Henrik Rehr, Bishakh Som, Connor Willumsen, Chris Capuozzo, Geoff Grogan, Sara Edward-Corbett, Jim Rugg, Kevin Mutch, Joe Infurnari, Mark Sunshine and Fintan Taite. Above, a piece by Henrik Rehr. The meaning of the word “pood” has been the subject of a contest, to […]

Put your face on WIRE HANGERS

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The music-comics connection continues with WIRE HANGERS, a miniseries written by Alan Robert, bass player for Life of Agony and front man for Spoiler NYC. In true auteur fashion, Robert writes and illustrates the four-issue miniseries, due from IDW in April. (Covers are by Nelson DeCastro.) To get things going, the creators have announced a […]

LOST art galleries

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With its strong characters, endlessly debatable themes and memorable set pieces, LOST is becoming quite the inspiration for a lot of art. We already linked to Vera Brosgol’s Flickr set, now here’s a companion piece from Graham Annable above with “Foggy Memories of Lost”. Bonus, Van Jensen was inspired to create his own poster.

Kibbles ‘n’ Bits — 2/18/10

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§ Joe Alterio at Indirect Collaboration posts a Q & A with Charles Burns and Gary Panter on their ongoing works together. [Via Flog] § As noted, we skipped the Hasbro Showroom, but Splash Page didn’t and we gotta admit, that 19-inch Galactus is totally bitchin’.