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Mark Waid Back At DC Comics &#8211 Is He Coming To Superman

Mark Waid Back At DC Comics – Is He Coming To Superman?

All it took was the departure of publisher Dan DiDio and Editor-In-Chief Bob Harras, but Mark Waid is back at DC Comics in December. We suggested this may be happening last month, and it's just a short mention in December's 2020 solicitations, but alongside the reprints of one of his old Batman comic books, the […]

Brian Bendis Superman Run Comes to A End In December

Brian Bendis Superman Run Comes to A End In December

  The DC Comics solicitations for the Superman titles in December 2020 reveals some notable language. Action Comics #1028 is described as "Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson wrap up their run on Action Comics with "House of Kent: Epilogue"!" while Superman #28 is "the Man of Steel's last stand in this […]

The Walmart Report: DC is Back After 3 Months Away

The Walmart Report: DC is Back, After 3 Months Away

DC's departure from Diamond was the first big change that has come about, as other changes, such as the upcoming departure of many of DC's editorial staff, have grabbed a lot of attention.  One change that didn't get quite as much attention was the change over of going from the DC Giant Line to DC […]

Superman Remembers Lana Lang Was Superwoman Not That Lois Lane Died

Superman Remembers Lana Lang Was Superwoman, Not That Lois Lane Died?

In Superman #25, Clark Kent meets up with Lana Lang, now at the Daily Star, and they talk – and remember – stuff. All the time the Synmar have been watching, plotting and preparing. But Brian Bendis also takes the chance to clarify what Superman remembers – and what he doesn't. At one point, there […]

The Synmar Have Been Watching All Along &#8211 Superman #25 (Spoilers)

The Synmar Have Been Watching All Along – Superman #25 (Spoilers)

HG Wells War Of The Worlds famously begins "No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's and yet as mortal as his own; that as men busied themselves about their various concerns they were scrutinised and […]

Its Official &#8211 Superman Is Living His Very Best Life (Spoilers)

It's Official – Superman Is Living His Very Best Life (Spoilers)

Yesterday's Justice League #52 by Robert Venditti and Xermanico saw the DC superhero team captured and subject to the Black Mercy rose, each showing them their dreams, made real, and keeping them trapped until they – or others -could find a way to be free. Created by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons for the 1985 […]

What On Earth Are The Justice League Going To Do About Superboy Prime

What On Earth Are The Justice League Going To Do About Superboy Prime

It's hard when you are a fictional character and everyone has forgotten about you. Madelyne Pryor knows that over in Hellions, right? But what about Superboy Prime? In today's Shazam #14, the returning Superboy Prime has a similar attitude to everything. If you recall,  Superboy-Prime is from a parallel Earth called Earth-Prime, devoid of any […]

Might This Tip Superman Towards The Authority Action Comics Spoilers

Might This Tip Superman Towards The Authority? Action Comics Spoilers

This is still no more than tittle-tattle. But back in June, Bleeding Cool reported that we had heard talk that Brian Bendis was setting the Superman books up to have Clark Kent, Superman, lead a new version of The Authority – the superteam created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch for DC/Wildstorm towards the end […]

DC Comics November 2020 Solicitations &#8211 11 Titles Frankensteined

DC Comics November 2020 Solicitations – 11 Titles Frankensteined

Later today, DC Comics will issue their November 2020 solicitations. But before then, we have Frankensteined a few together as a bit of a teaser… beginning with a design variant cover for Batman #101 of the new character Ghost-maker. BATMAN #102 By James Tynion IV, Guillem March and Tomeu Morey. First appearance of Ghost-maker. Dark […]

Sonia Duncan and Alex Live in Metropolis Grove &#8211 by Drew Brockington

Sonia, Duncan and Alex Live in Metropolis Grove – by Drew Brockington

Drew Brockington is the successful graphic novelist behind the Catstronauts and spin-off Waffles & Pancake graphic novels for kids. He now has a new graphic novel coming from DC Comics called Metropolis Grove aimed at readers aged 8 to 12, to be published in May next year, starring two kids who live in a Superman-filled […]

Action Comics #1023 Review: A Big Chunk Of Biff And Pow

Action Comics #1023 Review: A Big Chunk Of Biff And Pow

The Red Cloud is a newspaper reporter/mob enforcer with aerosolized super powers that even threatened the life of the Not So Last Son of Krypton. She's mad because her organization, the "Invisible Mafia," is folding like the Sunday funnies and she lays the blame at the feet of Lois Lane, and by extension her super powered […]

Brian Bendis on Creating a New Kind Of Villain for Superman #SDCC

Brian Bendis on Creating a New Kind Of Villain for Superman #SDCC

Brian Bendis had a lot to say about new Superman villain Synmar, being introduced in Superman #25 out in September. "We thought, you know, we have a Superman #25, it's a big double sized anniversary issue. What a grand opportunity to put the new toy in the Superman toy box and create a villain. We […]

Batman #100 Rorschach #1 Lead DC Comics October 2020 Solicitations

Batman #100, Rorschach #1 Lead DC Comics October 2020 Solicitations

DC Comics Full Solicitations from October 2020 – the non-Frankensteined version. And leading with Batman #100 and Rorschach #1 – but there are endings as well… looks like DC Comics is also going through a few prominent cuts… BATMAN #100 written by JAMES TYNION IV art and wraparound cover by JORGE JIMENEZ backup stories art […]

Jimmy Olsen #12 Changes The History of Superman Comics (Spoilers)

Jimmy Olsen #12 Changes The History of Superman Comics (Spoilers)

Jimmy Olsen has been seen by some as a bit of an oddity, a side-project to the Superman titles. Part of the Brian Bendis show-run titles, it's been written by Matt Fraction and drawn by Steve Lieber, between them telling a variety of quirky stories, often turning the comic into an anthology. It reflects the […]

The Walmart Report: New 4 Packs DC Supply Diamond Demand

The Walmart Report: New 4 Packs, DC Supply, Diamond Demand

By June 21st Walmarts through the United States are supposed to have 4 Packs of "new" DC comics in stock, displayed, and ready to sell. It's ironic that 2 years to the day that the Walmart "exclusive" Giant line was annouced (it was June 22nd 2018), DC ends that line and instead gives Walmart four […]

DC Adds John Byrne Generations Grant Morrison Superman Omnibuses

DC Adds John Byrne Generations, Grant Morrison Superman Omnibuses

DC Comics have added a couple more Omnibuses to their 2021 schedule, into February, both at $75 a pop, both with Superman and both coming through Lunar, UCS and Penguin Random House… and from a couple of big names as well. Even if one despises the work of the other… Superman & Batman: Generations Omnibus […]

Death Metal and Young Justice Throw Exposition At The Many Crises

Death Metal and Young Justice Throw Exposition At The Many Crises

Of late you haven't been able to move without DC comics characters realising that Crises have happened within their continuity, resetting their lives, rewriting them, deleting them and even restoring them. Whether it's Superman and Lois Lane having contradictory versions of their own lives co-existing with each other. Or future Batmen avoiding being other versions […]

Superman Gets A Promotion in Superman #22 (Spoilers)

Superman Gets A Promotion in Superman #22 (Spoilers)

Superman #22 by Brian Bendis, Kevin Maguire, Alex Sinclair and Dave Sharpe from DC Comics out today or tomorrow, has a moment that may be familiar But only to those who have followed Bendis work from company to company – and were reading it a couple of decades ago. Remember this? 'No More Mutants' in […]

Tom King and Trevor Von Eedens Unpublished Black Lives Matter Comic

Tom King and Trevor Von Eeden's Unpublished Black Lives Matter Comic

Trevor Von Eeden was one of DC Comics' earliest black artists, hired full-time by the publisher in 1975 when he was only 16. With Tony Isabella, he also created Black Lightning, DC' Comics first black superhero lead character, with. Four years ago he gave a career-spanning interview to Comics Creator News. There's plenty to talk about in it. […]

Death Metal Gets Spinoffs in DC Comics September 2020 Solicitations

Death Metal Gets Spinoffs in DC Comics September 2020 Solicitations

We knew about Death Metal: Speed Metal but Death Metal: Trinity Crisis and Death Metal: Multiverse's End are new to us… take a look at DC Comics' September 2020 solicitations, available in comic shops through UCS, Lunar and now Diamond UK… Detective Comics #1027 Written By Brian Michael Bendis, Kelly Sue Deconnick, Matt Fraction, Tom […]