We didn't realize when we set out to list our favorite comic books of 2012 that it had been such a fun year to be a fan of the medium that we all love so much. The last twelve months offered readers a wide variety of work ranging from the most crowd-pleasing superhero epics to the most idiosyncratic of indies; the return of much missed mangaka and the emergence of exciting new talent; a new crowd-sponsored visibility for self-publishing; and the ascension of the fan artist from bedroom dreamer to Tumblr tycoon. It was a busy a
Vertigo continues its recent tendencies to reclaim titles of DC Comics anthologies of yore with the announcement of Time Warp, a new/old title to debut next March that'll showcase stories by "comic book greats and up-and-coming stars of tomorrow."The title was announced at MTV Geek, with creator
On sale now from Vertigo is Ghosts #1, a new anthology one-shot produced specifically for the Halloween season. The book features new work from Gilbert Hernandez, Al Ewing & Rufus Dayglo, Paul Pope & David Lapham, Neil Kleid & John McCrea, Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham with Victor Santos, Mary H.K. Choi & Phil Jimenez, Cecil Castellucci
With his critically acclaimed Vertigo series Sweet Tooth coming to an end this year, many were left to wonder what Jeff Lemire's next Vertigo project would be. Fans of the Eisner Award-nominated creator got their answer today, as Vertigo announced Trillium, a new 10-issue limited series to be written and drawn by Lemire.
Described as "The last
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
Upcoming: Chris Giarrusso will pay homage to Todd McFarlane's Spawn #1 cover with a Spawn #220 variant in June.
Gaming: Ubisoft has registered a domain for "Avengers: Battle for Earth," meaning the film could see a videogame tie-in after all.
Movies: Moviefone shares their predictions for an eventual T
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