DC wrapped up their week of Earth 2 teases today with Jim Lee's design for the alternate earth version of Superman, and some quotes from the May-launching book's writer James Robinson and editor Will Moss. In keeping with the previous teases, it seems like the Earth 2 version of the character will be darker, ang
DC Comics continues their week of teases for two new comic book series coming in May: Earth 2, which is set in the titular alternate version of the DC Universe, and Worlds' Finest, which will star two refugees from Earth 2 and chronicle their adventures on Earth... whatever DC decides on for their current version of Ea
If not the most eagerly anticipated of DC Comics' "New 52" second wave titles launching in May, Earth 2 is definitely the most mysterious. It bears the name of DC's popular Silver Age alternate earth, where the heroes of The Golden Age grew old in real time after DC stopped publishing their original adventures, a world that was off-limits for about 20 years after 1986's Crisis On Infinite Earths before reappearing in various forms in recent years. After the New 52boot, in which DC once again reset their
Image Comics celebrated its 20th birthday today, truly a milestone year in the life of an independent comics publisher. The company was founded on February 1, 1992 by Erik Larsen, Jim Lee, Rob Liefeld, Todd McFarlane, Whilce Portacio, Mark Silvestri and Jim Valentino as a means for those popular creators to produce and publish their own original work while retaining full ownership of their intellectual property.The original Image line included such memorable hits as Spawn, Youngblood and WildC.A.T.S., and the 20 years
"Completely shameless" is what comics writer Alan Moore had to say about DC Comics' announcement of Before Watchmen, an ambitious programme of prequel miniseries based on Moore and Dave Gibbons' hugely popular and influential graphic novel, Watchmen. For his part, Watchmen artist Dave Gibbons was more forgiving. He and the principals of Before Watchmen, including DC Comics Co-Publishers Dan DiDio and Jim Lee, have been making the media rounds t
Threads: The Free Comic Book Day 2012 t-shirt will feature a "New 52" Justice League design by Jim Lee.
Gaming: New packaging material for Lego's DC Superheroes sets verifies the upcoming Lego Batman 2: Superheroes game.
Fundraising: The group Comic Creators for
During the boom years of the early '90s, printed comics weren't the only medium that saw a sudden influx of new, extreme super-heroes. The influence of the popular Fox cartoon based on the X-Men was obvious in a second wave of knockoffs similar super-hero cartoons, from the fact that they were based on comics to their blatant attempts to capture the magic of that goofy, synth-heavy X-Men intro where dudes stood around blasting their powers at their own logos. Clearly, none of
This week, we got our first look at the New 52 version of one of the greatest villains in comics history, Darkseid. The unquestioned master of Apokolips only appears in shadows in the new Justice League #3 itself, but he's going to be rocking an all-new costume that's far more complex than his old look. I have to say,