In today's installment of "This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things" news, The Source, the official blog of the DC Universe, has closed down their comments section following a brief but intense flamewar that broke out on a recent post and spiraled into personal attacks against readers, creators, and members of the DC comics staff.
As for what could possibly have inspired so much anger from the readers
Before we begin, let's make something very clear here -- unless you happen to be Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald or a seven-year-old heading off to their first day of third grade, you're gonna have a really tough time pulling these off in public. Heck, e
Geoff Johns let slip a bit of good news for fans of the Flash family during this afternoon's DC Nation Special Edition panel. After a fan asked about Bart Allen, Johns asked Dan DiDio if he could spill the beans
In our recurring original art feature, writer Chris Sims and artist Rusty Shackles carry on the noble comic book tradition of the imaginary story by bringing you the Best Comics Ever that don't actually exist! This week, the Fastest Man Alive takes on the Man of Steel in a race--only to be interrupted by them moonshine-runnin' Duke Boys!
The Complete Encyclopedia of Awesome Comics has this to say about this dynamite-tipped arrow of an issue:
"DC Super Stars #27 (March-April 1981): When Boss Hogg sets up a phony charity designed to funnel contributions from well-meaning citizens into his own pockets, Superman and the Flash are roped into holding a charity race across Hazzard County--without super-powers! But when Bo and Luke Duke, a couple of good ol' boys who never mean no harm crash the race, can the two Fastest Men Alive outrun a souped-up Dodge Charger before it hits the county line? Find out in this exciting issue! Also featured: Lois Lane discovers a Hazzard County fashion statement sure to catch Clark Kent's eye and a two-page backup story where Jimmy Olsen and Kid Flash meet Coy and Vance!"
We've seen Bill Amend's punny take on the iPad's distinct lack of a certain speedster in "FoxTrot," but despite most publishers jumping onboard for the device's launch, DC has yet to prove the argument wrong by making its titles available on it. Left only to speculate whether the Flash can "run" on the iPad, this artist's rendition conclud
Comic book scripts are typically meant to translate to the page and not to the stage, but that didn't stop the Plays and Players actors of Philadelphia from bringing "Green Lantern" #13 (Vol. 2) to life in their the "Super Heroes Who Are Super" theatri
In DC Comics, The Flash has the ability not only to move, but to think and perceive at incredible speed, making him one of the more ADHD heroes. But according to the New Scientist, the reverse might be even more true --
My first stop of the day was a DC Comics panel on Countdown. I had expected this to be a normal discussion with the people on stage talking for a while then opening the floor to questions from the audience. Instead, after the introductions of Dan DiDio, editors Mike Marts, Mike Carlin, arti
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