PitchWatch: The 48 hour pitch for the DC Relaunch as experienced by Kelly Sue McCornick.
DateWatch: Note the problem already.
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 •
The new adventures of Superman begin here!STORMWATCH #1
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 •
They are Stormwatch, a dangerous super human police force whose existence is kept secret from the world Directly following the ominous events of SUPERMAN #1, Adam One leads half the Stormwatch team to recover the [INFORMATION REDACTED] from deep in the Himalayas.
They say I am a work in progress. The fools.
Dark Horse comic Beasts of Burden is heading to the big-screen with Shrek and Chronicles of Narnia director Andrew Adamson leading the charge.
After nearly pulling even in year-over-year sales in April, the Top 300 periodical comics plummeted 17.3% in May as the top titles exhibited unusual weakness.
In spite of the debut of DC's Flashpoint event comic there was no periodical comic that sold over 100,000 copies once again in May and only 3 out of the top 25 comics posted gains in circulation. DC's Flashpoint's debut at #2 has to be considered disappointing. Several retailers contacted by ICv2 have indicated that they sold out of their initial orders, which means that Flashpoint might well have been under-ordered by retailers who are increasingly suspicious of the never-ending parade of comic book "events."
The case of the disappearing cover character.
Behold, a commissioned sketch I'll be dropping off at San Diego Comic-Con next month*, featuring the eponymous lead character from my "sexy superhero comedy" Empowered cosplaying as DC's Supergirl. (And complaining about a costume that, technically, no longer exists, but WTH… Not that the slightly more recent "bicycle shorts under a skirt" is all that vast an improvement, given the fact that "flouncy skirt" and "flight at rooftop level or higher" remain less-than-optimally-compatible concepts.**)