At the end of today's Flashpoint #1, Barry Allen comes to a shocking conclusion about the Batman of the world of Flashpoint that certainly changes the nature of the character for the duration of this (likely) temporary detour, providing some interesting storytelling opportunities with a twisted funhouse version of the Legend of the Dark Knight.
So, what is it? Is he a pirate? A caveman? A comics editor? Grant Morrison? Chris Sims? If you want SPOILERS keep on reading.That's right: Flashpoint Batman is Thomas Wayne, Bruce's fat
After slumming it in the mainstream DC Universe for most of the noughties, the Strange Adventures anthology is returning to Vertigo. Jeff Lemire, Peter Milligan and Scott Snyder are just some of the writers contributing ten-page stories to the new Strange Adventures #1, which features a cover by Paul Pope and also includes the first chapter of Spaceman, created by the legendary 100 Bullets team of Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso.
Launched in 1950, Strange Adventures has been home to countless DC Comics short stories that are indeed strange but also quite cool. The title has a h
Vertigo officially announced on Saturday several new and returning projects at the DC imprint's panel at the New York Comic Con. Highlights included a second Cinderella miniseries in the "Fables" setting, more details on celebrity chef and food writer Anthony Bourdain's first venture into comics, and a Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly creating a sequel to their well received Minx book, "New York Four" for Vertigo.
Writer Chris Roberson and artist Shawn McManus will once again depi
DC Comics' blitz of new Batman titles continues in January with "Batman: Europa," a four-issue miniseries written by Brian Azzarello with a rotating artist roster including Jock, Diego Latorre, Giuseppe Camuncoli, and a first issue drawn by DC Comics Co-Publisher Jim Lee. The story finds Batman infected with a deadly disease and teamed up with the Joke
The first DC Comics panel of Fan Expo 2010, "DC Nation," kicked off with DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Dan DiDio, "Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne" artist Chris Sprouse, Brian Azzarello ("First Wave") Jeff Lemire ("The Atom"), and a late appearance from artist Francis Manapul ("The Flash"). They discussed
In a special double-sized Roundtable Review, Laura Hudson, Chris Sims, David Brothers, and David Uzumeri take on the ENTIRE "Wednesday Comics" anthology hardcover, rating each comic one comic at a time. SPOILERS FOLLOW.
In a publishing era heavy on the resurgence of Silver Age properties, Brian Azzarello's been digging in the Gold. Today's "First Wave" #1 sees many of comics most iconic pulp heroes from the '30s and '40s - including Doc Savage, The Spirit and The Batman - united in a brand new shared universe where their exploits will be super without the benefit of powers
When I first learned of the Brian Azzarello and Rags Morales' hard-boiled "First Wave" premise, I was keen on the idea of a pulpish world where relatively non superpowered heroes could congregate in their own unique continuity, but I had to wonder if that'd result in tamer threats
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