This morning, DC Comics announced its long-rumored new Watchmen project, a prequel titled Before Watchmen that expands on the characters and world of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's seminal 1986 comic book, which was adapted into a 2009 movie. Featuring a variety of top-tier writers and artists across the comics industry, it will expand on the history of the world of Watc
In a recent Comic Book Resources piece tracking what he very amusingly called "Comics' Most Notorious No-Shows," Chris Arrant observed that it has been six years since DC Comics announced All-Star Wonder Woman. First mentioned in 2006 along with All-Star Superman and All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder, the Wonder Woman book was to be written and illus
Many ComicsAlliance readers will be glad to know that Vertigo is launching an all-new ongoing series set in the enduringly popular and consistently excellent Fables saga created by Bill Willingham. Called Fairest, the book will star Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Rapunzel, S
Launched into the Internet last night was this lovely cover for Gail Simone's new Batgirl series. Identified by DC Women Kicking Ass as the Adam Hughes illustration for Batgirl #2, the image would seem to depict a Barbara Gordon younger than she presently appears as Oracle in Birds of Prey. Of course, we'll have to wait until September to see just what's what in the new series, which is doubtlessly the most controversial of DC's superhero relaunch.
On sale now is the 900th issue of Action Comics, the second-longest running DC Comics title after Detective Comics. The publisher is celebrating the occasion with a 96-page anniversary that includes contributions from noted celebrated Superman fans like Lost co-creator Damon Lindelof; The Dark Knight co-writer David Goyer; Superman: The Movie director Richard Donner; and famous comics writers and artists like Geoff Johns & Gary Frank, Paul Dini, Dan Jurgens, Brian Stelfreeze, Alex Ross, David Finch and Adam Hughes, among others. And of course, Action Comics #900 concludes the thrilling "The Black Ring" storyline by Paul Cornell and Pete Woods, spotlighting Lex Luthor, and begins the series' next big Superman epic.
Check out a preview below.Launched in April of 1938, Action C
The proliferation of social media is an incredible boon for lovers of comic book art, design and illustration. Sites like Flickr, Tumblr, DeviantArt and other countless blogs and feeds bombard us with a ceaseless supply of artwork by professionals
It's hard enough to believe it's already been 50 months since the last "Burning Questions" issue of Fables (whereby reader questions are answered in the form of original short stories), much less 100 months since the debut of the superlative Vertigo series. But it
An Adam Hughes-designed Batgirl statue was recently announced in the June solicits for DC Direct, and while pretty, Kevin Church has also noted that it involves Barbara Gordon having a disappointing amount of trouble with basic competence. Will there be an accompanying Batman statue where the Dark Knight stands confused and pouty over a grappling hook that he couldn't quite launch? Like Kevin, we vast