Tuesday Runaround – The DC Relaunch Touches Everything

PitchWatch: The 48 hour pitch for the DC Relaunch as experienced by Kelly Sue McCornick.

DateWatch: Note the problem already.

SUPERMAN #1
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.
Newswatch: Batgirl on the front of the Daily Telegraph website.
VWatch: As Spanish police claim they were attacked by Anonymous by showing a V For Vendetta Mask… Anonymous just finds them hilarious.
PicWatch: Ryan Dunlavey giving us a little MODOK vs Recycling Transformer action.

This is Computo the Comic Link Conqueror speaking. I come for your women. But for now I merely collate comic-related bits and pieces online. One day I will rule. Until that day, read on.

They say I am a work in progress. The fools.

Andrew Adamson Bringing Dark Horse Comic 'Beasts of Burden' to Big Screen (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter

Dark Horse comic Beasts of Burden is heading to the big-screen with Shrek and Chronicles of Narnia director Andrew Adamson leading the charge.

ICv2 – Top 300 Comics Down 17.3 % in May

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.

ICv2 – No Titles Over 100K Again

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."

DC Women Kicking Ass – Where's the new chick in DCnU JLI?

The case of the disappearing cover character.

EMPOWERED's Supergirl cosplay by *AdamWarren

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.**)

About Rich Johnston

Head writer and founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world. Living in London, father of two. Political cartoonist.

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