DC in January: Complete solicitations

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What the heck, everyone else does it.

A XOMBI collection with all five issues of the John Rozum/Frazer Irving romp and GONE TO AMERIKAY, the Derek McCulloch/Colleen Doran GN about the Irish immigration would top our wish list.

Lots o’ fill-ins in the New 52 creatives as deadlines take their toll. But it was all in the plan.

NYCC drew 105,000

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Although it may have felt like more, as you were sandwiched between an Optimus Prime on one side and a Harley Quinn on the other, with Mister T coming up close behind, this weekend’s New York Comic-Con drew 105,000, show runner Lance Fensterman reports. He also has a recap of some of the main complaints of the show:

Walking Dead sets cable viewing record

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The second season premiere of Walking Dead last night set a record for basic cable drama viewing, with 4.8 million viewers in adults 18-49 and 4.2 million in the 25-54 demo. According to AMC, it was the #1 series for the 18-49 category for the night.

Although cable ratings are a bit of a fluid thing, and records are a bit hard to pin down, it’s clear that WALKING DEAD is still a hit. And people like zombies.

Disney and Marvel team up with PREP & LANDING

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When DIsney bought Marvel, the idea of them teaming up for “Mouserine” was the topic of laughs. but now such things are actually happening, with the cartoon character Prep & Landing entering The Avengers, Spider-Man and Marvel Super Heroes comics. Actually, it’s just an INSERT story about the tooners trying to prepare for Santa, not an actual, coninuity-shattering crossover, but it does show that these titles are super kid-friendly. Even John Lasseter approves of this mingling.