The New 52

The New Era: How DC Gambled A Universe On The New 52
DC Comics only published two comics on August 31, 2011; Flashpoint #5 and Justice League #1, and in doing so it relaunched its entire universe under the brand of The New 52.

Intended to be a jumping on point for new readers, decades of continuity was abandoned in an attempt to make the line more ac…
Farewell To A Friend: Say Goodbye To Jeans-And-T-Shirt Superman
This week saw us say goodbye to a hero who fought for truth, justice and the American way. Who fought for the downtrodden and the common man. Who fought against injustice while wearing a t-shirt and jeans. This week saw us say goodbye to The New 52 Superman. Spoilers for the current Superman status …
Forgotten 15: The Lost Launch Titles Of The New 52
With the announcement of the Rebirth event, DC Comics has unveiled another line-wide relaunch with new #1 issues across the board. Aside from some eyebrow raisers such as The Super Sons, DC looks to be playing it safe with a core set of books focused on recognizable characters, with many of them now…
Looking Out For #1: In Defense Of The First Issue Relaunch

 
Relaunches. They're the worst. A sign of desperation from an industry obsessed with gimmicks and stunts. A transparent attempt to drive up sales with no respect for the audience, no regard for the author, no consideration for the history of the title.
Or, they're the opposite of that. New #1s might …
What Does A Number One Issue Mean?
I was pleasantly surprised by just how much pure comics news came out of New York Comic Con this year. It really felt like a show that seemed to revolve around comics (I say as an online observer who didn't attend). Even the panels about non-comics stuff, for example, the Batman: Arkham Origins pane…

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