Jeff Lemire has had a busy year. Along with continuing his critically-acclaimed work on Sweet Tooth for Vertigo, his run on Animal Man has been considered among the highlights of DC's New 52 initiative, and the Underwater Welder, his creator owned book from Top Shelf, is a New York Times bestseller and one of the most highly regarded graphic novels of 2012. Again, he's had a busy ye
Friday's Justice League panel at San Diego Comic-Con kicked off with moderator John Cunningham, who's DC's VP - Marketing, introducing panelists Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns, Co-Publisher Jim Lee and writers and artists James Robinson, Nicola Scott, Tony Bedard, Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato and editor Brian Cunningham. A lively panel with obvious camaraderie, the panelists discussed the history of the
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Following test runs with its Batman Beyond Unlimited, Superman Beyond, Justice League Beyond and Batman: Arkham Unhinged titles, DC Comics has emboldened its digital-first distribution initiative to sell original content five days a week via its Web store and mobile apps. Today sees the digital-first release of the weekly Smallville Season 11 by Bryan Q. M
Apparently, 52+ regular titles isn't enough to contain all of the revivals and new takes on old characters coming out of the DC Universe these days. Today, DC Comics announced the July revival of the Golden Age title National Comics as a monthly series where each issue will spotlight a different character by a different creative team.According to Wired's GeekDad blog, the first four issues of
So why did DC Comics choose 52 as the number of titles to promote as part of their "New 52" reboot/relaunch/PR offensive? I'm beginning to think it might have been because there are 52 cards in a deck, and, like a deck of cards, the New 52 creative teams are always being shuffled. Acco
Vertigo came to NYCC armed with a few announcements and plenty of updates this year, including news that many of its ongoing titles will accelerate its transition to a simultaneous digital and print release schedule beginning in November and continuing through 2012. The panel also
Flashpoint is DC Comics' summer event of 2011 that promises to change the DC Universe unrecognizably until the event's climactic finale, when the DC Universe will instead be left changed somewhat recognizably. In support of the event, DC is releasing 60+ issu
DC Comics' final Comic-Con panel of Saturday focused on the Dark and Edge lines of the forthcoming DC Universe relaunch. On stage for the San Diego crowd were editor Pat McCallum, Swamp Thing writer Scott Snyder, Animal Man and Frankenstein writer Jeff Lemire, Blackhawks writer Mike Costa, Suicide Squad writer Adam Glass, Men of War writer Ivan Brandon, Stormwatch and Demon Knights writer Paul Cornell, Deathstroke writer Kyle Higgins, All-Star Western artist Moritat and I, Vampire writer Joshua Hale Fialkov.
While no major news was announced at the panel, each creator was able to discuss their work in quite a lot of depth, even to the point where there was very little time for a Q&A session with fans. Their enthusiasm was palpable, with many of them discussing the research and themes that went into their books and going