SDCC’13: The Sandman 25th Anniversary Panel

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By Nicholas Eskey Almost 25 years ago, a comic book that really didn’t look, read, or follow the other hero laden stories that were more in circulation hit local store shelves. Its main character didn’t look like any of the flying, spandex wearing beings that saved damsels in distress and diverted near-world-apocalypses. In January of […]

DC To Announce Plans for Superman/Batman, Flash, and Justice League Movies

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The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed reports that DC’s next film project will feature Batman and Superman, and return Zack Snyder, David Goyer, and Henry Cavill.

SDCC’13: How to Break into DC Comics

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By David Nieves A gathering of some of DC Comics top talent took place in room 6DE to kick off Comic-Con Friday. In what has to be one of the funniest panels of SDCC these creators gathered to tell embarrassing stories and share insights on their journey to comic book stardom. The company known for […]

SDCC ’13: The Vertigo panel

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Yesterday’s Vertigo panel began with John Cunningham introducing a large panel featuring Vertigo Executive Editor Shelly Bond, editors Will Dennis and Mark Doyle, artist Mark Buckingham and writers Sean E. Williams, Mark Andrekyo, Scott Snyder, Simon Oliver, and Jeff Lemire. Everyone came to this panel with something to prove, and the new ambitious titles backed up the confidence. Warning: spoilers […]

SDCC #13: DC Digital’s Panel – Scooby Doo, Pia Guerra, Vampire Diaries, and Teen Titans

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DC’s digital comics have been receiving a lot of praise recently, and their new announcements at SDCC have shown an increased focus in digital-first comics. At the DC Digital panel today they announced a number of books and stories – from Wonder Woman appearing in Smallville Season 11 through to a Batman & Robin/Scooby Doo […]

SDCC13: DC Shows Off a Stellar Collectibles Collection

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By Nicholas Eskey DC Comics has some exciting things in the works for their toy line, which they revealed to the press in a swanky room at the Marriott Hotel adjacent to the Convention Center.

DC Release A String of Teasers for Forever Evil

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DC have decided to have some fun with descriptive words today, as a number of teaser images have flown into the inbox regarding their upcoming all-in event storyline Forever Evil. So far we have one for the Green Lantern books, one for the Young Justice books, and one for the Batman books. They are high […]

DC Announce Harley Quinn Series from Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner

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DC have entered the SDCC pre-fray with the news that Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner will be co-writing an ongoing Harley Quinn series later this year, joined by a to-be-announced artist.

Why Nicola Scott’s Batman statue matters

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Can you name your top five female Batman artists? Yesterday DC solicited four new statues and one figure for January 2014. Among that list is Nicola Scott’s Batman Black and White Earth 2 statue design.

How much content should you get for $2.99?

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Back in the old days of the mid 2000s, comic fans could pick up any standard comic book issue for $2.99. It was the nailed-down price, and for that money they’d get 22 pages. Since those halcyon days wilted, however, more and more we find that we’re paying $3.99 for fewer pages than that. What […]

DC Announce Superman/Wonder Woman from Charles Soule and Tony Daniel

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It must be nearing solicitation time again, because news seems to be racing in today from all sides. DC have announced on IGN that writer Charles Soule and artist Tony Daniel will be launching Superman/Wonder Woman in October.

DC Announce Forever Evil event and Villains Month for September

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All through September, every DC issue on their main line is going to switch focus from heroes to villains. 52 one shots will take the place of the regular titles, each one telling a story with a different villain.

Gerard Way Pitched a Batman Series to Vertigo

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Breaking news from Twitter! Well, sort of. Gerard Way, writer for Umbrella Academy and the upcoming Fabulous Killjoys, is currently sharing artwork from a Batman pitch he once made to DC. Called ‘Kingdom of the Mad’, this would apparently have come out via the Vertigo imprint. For whatever reason it’s not currently a go-project, but […]

James Robinson bids farewell to DC

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Writer James Robinson announced his departure from Earth 2 with issue #16 on Twitter— and added that it meant he would no longer be working at DC.

What are DC’s 25 most ‘essential’ graphic novels?

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This May DC released a free guide in magazine-like format, about the size of a small prestige graphic novel itself, containing a list of “essential graphic novels” and also a “chronology” for new readers. It’s not a bad idea considering what a difficult time new readers, or those who have left for awhile, can have […]

REVIEW: Cops Vs Vigilante ‘Justice’ in The Movement #1

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DC’s new series, launched by Gail Simone and Freddie Williams II, is a really interesting idea for a series. Essentially pitting a somewhat corrupt and immoral police force against a group of young superhero vigilantes, it makes for a fairly uncompromised story, which offers the most overtly political work Simone has done so far in […]