The new numbers from Diamond Comic Distributors are out for February 2012, and they paint an interesting portrait of the current state of superhero comics sales at the Big Two. Just like the last two months, Marvel Comics took the top spot for market share in both dollars and units -- i.e. money made and numb
Today's New York Post ran the first image of the new, "New 52" version of DC Comics' Hero Formerly Known as Captain Marvel, who we already know has been renamed "Shazam." Created in 1939 by artist C. C. Beck and writer Bill Parker, the character will make his post-reboot debut later this month in Justice
Today is Valentine's Day, and if you thought you could escape from hearts and flowers in the pages of your favorite comics, think again! Okay, admittedly, DC's New 52 might not seem the most lovey-dovey comics in the world, but that doesn't mean that there's not a burning passion for romance buried somewhere under there!
That's why today, I've sorted through the past six months of new titles to bring you Sixteen New 52 Valentines! From the Justice League battling Darkseid to Catwoman's alluring contortions, there's something there for everyone -- even if "romance" isn't quite what you're after this Valentine's Day!
Batman: The Dark Knight:
And finally, if subtlety's not really your thing...
Red Hood and the Outlaws:
Send them to your sweetheart today -- but keep in mind that ComicsAlliance cannot be held responsible for the immediate end of your relationship.
Mister Terrific and Static Shock, two of the very few "solo" series starring African American superhero characters in lead roles, were among the six New 52 titles canceled by DC Comics earlier this month. The loss of these titles was greeted by ComicsAlliance readers with several levels of disappointment. Our comments section under
Did you know DC Comics relaunched its entire line of superhero comics in August? If not, a Washington, D.C. Fox network affiliate has the scoop for you! Don't get too excited, though, because BAM! POW! These comics don't seem to be for kids anymore! In a news report titled "Relaunched Comics Using Sex and Violence To Sell," Sherri Ly points out, "Graphic violence and sex, that's what you'll find in the pages of D
DC Comics announced on Friday that Rob Liefeld will be taking over three New 52 titles beginning in May: Deathstroke, which he will write and draw, replacing both writer Kyle Higgins and artist Joe Bennett; The Savage Hawkman, which he will plot, presumably replacing current writer Tony Daniel; and Grifter, which he will also plot, presumably replacing Nathan Edmondson.
This news comes after Liefeld's having replaced Sterling Gates as the writer of Hawk & Dove, which itself was one of the six New 52 titles conformed for cancelation e