TweetC2E2 has invaded Chicago and we’re liveblogging the DREDD and Beyond: The Whole Wide World of 2000 AD, so get ready to hit reload. Our cast of characters include Andy Diggle , Michael Carroll , Paul Cornell and some noob named Heidi MacDonald. Q: What do Americans know about Dredd. Heidi: I was surprised it only went […]
TweetC2E2 has invaded Chicago and we’re liveblogging the “Making Comics the Avatar Way” panel, which should be kicking off momentarily. Get ready to start hitting reload. Jim Kuhoric looks to be doing this solo. They start from the point of what the other publishers won’t let the creators do. It’s not all extreme, but that’s […]
TweetIt’s C2E2. Get ready to hit refresh. Our Cast: Bob Harras, Bobbi Chase John Cunningham and our man Fletcher. Man of Steel is coming out soon and they’re showing a trailer for it. Harras says his favorite Superman villain is Brainiac. Harras has love for Jor-El, who was in the first comic he read. Chase’s […]
TweetOne of the later additions to DC’s New 52 reboot was a new version of Dial H For Hero, this time shortened to just Dial H. The revamped version is a vehicle for China Mieville, a bestselling British author who’s generally put in the science fiction category, but tends to be a real genre-bender specializing in […]
TweetAfter roughly a three year absence, Dynamite is returning to the Project Superpowers universe with the July debut of The Owl. The title will be written by J.T. Krul, currently writing Superman Beyond for DC and Jirni for Aspen. Heubert Khan Michael, recently drawing Vampirella, will be the artist.
TweetBurbank, CA (AF) – DC Comics has voided the contracts of all it’s writers today. The not entirely unanticipated move signals a more formal policy towards editorially directed stories. “Jerry Krause was right,” said DC co-publisher Dan DiDio, quoting the General Manager credited with breaking up the Michael Jordan era Chicago Bulls. ”Players don’t win […]
TweetEvery now and again there’s a buzz book that lives up to the hype. When I first the announcements for Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray, my initial thought was that it was a rehash of Cowboy Ninja Viking, an Image book from 2-3 years ago with a similar premise of a man who could channel […]
“Come with me if you want to live, John Stewart”: Your Morning Superman and Green Lantern Controversy Links
TweetIt’s been an… eventful couple of days around DC’s HQs. There’s a little more information slipping out around the Superman and Green Lantern franchises. First off, Tony Daniel clarified a few things about the Action Comics run he’s drawing and taking over plotting duties on, over at his Facebook page: Yes, many have heard, Andy Diggle left […]
TweetI think we can finally throw some dirt on the coffin of the Neil Gaiman – Todd McFarlane lawsuit. The New York Times has announced that Gaiman’s Angela character (created for Spawn with Todd McFarlane, back in 1992), one of the objects of dispute, has moved over to Marvel. Nothing says “the legal battle is over” like […]
TweetA preview for Constantine #1 was widely circulated last month and the reaction around these parts was somewhat less than enthusiastic. IIRC, someone in the comment section renamed it “Heckblazer.” I’ve read the full issue and it’s not as bad as the initial impression, but it really isn’t Hellblazer, either.
TweetDynamite has announced the second tile in its new “Crime Line.” Uncanny will be the new title from Andy Diggle and Aaron Campbell, concerning a shady character who can borrow people’s skills running into an international conspiracy. Which is to say something along the lines of a thriller with a slight touch of superhuman activity […]