What Should You Buy in September? Gareth Brookes, Gene Luen Yang, Ed Piskor, Villains Month

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TweetSeptember! New month, new comics, new things to look out for. We had a wander round the solicitations and picked out the comics we’re all most looking forward to this month. Also I got them to pick their favourite DC villains, because there’s a DC Villain Month coming out and well, why not.

SDCC’13: How to Break into DC Comics

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TweetBy 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 […]

First Look at Zero Week at Parallel Worlds

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TweetAs we suggested yesterday, The NY Post has launched a new nerdy news blog called Parallel Worlds, edited by Dan Greenfield and others. The site has entered into a networking agreement with The Beat and two others. What does that mean? Well, just you’ll see Beat stuff linked on PW, and PW stuff linked here. […]

Do not mess with Greg Capullo.

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Tweet“@thetenaciousric: @gregcapullo You fucking rock man!” twitter.com/GregCapullo/st… — Greg Capullo (@GregCapullo) April 14, 2013 That is all.

DC Announce Next Batman Arc: ZERO YEAR

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TweetFollowing on from Night of the Owls and Death of the Family will come an 11-part storyline from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo called ZERO YEAR. Taking the sime kind of approach as Frank Miller’s ‘Year One’ story, this will see Batman in the New 52 – establishing the Bat Cave, meeting his first super-villain, and […]

Second Opinion: Batman #17

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TweetScott Snyder and Greg Capullo’s Batman #17 came out this week, concluding their ‘Death of the Family’ storyline to universal approval from reviewers. But in all the rush to celebrate and praise, there’s been precious little evaluation of the book itself — many of the reviews, in fact, read more like a pre-emptive defense of the […]

SDCC: Scott Snyder Interview

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Today I spoke with Scott Snyder by the DC Booth at San Diego Comic-Con. I got to talk with him about his work with Batman and how he’s going to bring us the another big event with Greg Capullo and Death of the Family.