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Cover image for Aquaman: Andromeda #1
Breaking with the tradition of every Black Label comic starring Batman, Aquaman: Andromeda #1 gives someone else a shot Will this crazy idea work? There's only one way to find out Check out the preview below. AQUAMAN: ANDROMEDA #1 DC Comics 0322DC040 0322DC041 – Aquaman: Andromeda #1 Bryan Hitch Cover – $6.99 (W) Ram V (A/CA) Christian Ward Deep in the[...]
Aquaman Andromeda Will Get Multiple Eisner Nominations Next Year
(It's the DC Black Label mini from Ram V and Christian Ward, whose art feels like the center of the whole thing It's visually stunning, maybe my favorite thing he's done.) One of the original impulses behind Black Label was to create evergreen, continuity-free stories featuring DC characters — this 100% succeeds; I could see[...]
Nice House On The Lake #8 Review: Worth Any Cost
Credit: Black Label/DC Comics Walter is an extraterrestrial who has been living on earth for years, knowing all the while that the planet's time was running out He was secretly making a list of people who would be placed in a safe place away from the literal end of the world However, his friends were all[...]
Rorschach Creative Team Reunites for Danger Street on DC Black Label
Tom King, Jorge Fornes, and Dave Stewart, the creators who took a massive crap all over the wishes of Alan Moore and creator rights in general by participating in the creation of the unauthorized sequel to Watchmen, Rorschach, are getting the band back together for Danger Street, a new DC Black Label 12-issue series described[...]
Finally, an Adults Only Aquaman Comic... Will We See his Trident?
When DC first launched Black Label, a mature readers label for creators to tell stories featuring DC characters like Batman, The Joker, Batman, Harley Quinn, and Batman, it was one of the most seminal moments in comics since that Alan Moore thing with the ejaculating fish demon that, despite being published by Avatar Press, the[...]
Batman: Beyond the White Knight by Sean Murphy Launches in MArch
Finally answering fan complaints that there simply are not enough Batman titles on the stands each month, DC Comics has announced a new entry in the Black Label White Knight Universe Batman: Beyond the White Knight, by Sean Murphy (no Gordon in the credits), sees Bruce Wayne break out of prison after 10 years to[...]
Wonder Woman Historia
Third date lucky? The wait is over, and the entire story of the Amazons can finally be told! Best-selling DC talent Kelly Sue DeConnick (Aquaman) and Phil Jimenez (Wonder Woman By Phil Jimenez Omnibus) will explore the ancient history of the Amazons, expand the mythology and world of Wonder Woman as we know it, and launch[...]
Jeff Lemire's New Swamp Thing Series, Green Hell For DC Black Label
The same time I wrote this series I also wrote another 3-issue oversized Black Label book for one of my all-time favourite artists, Doug Mahnke! That one will be announced this coming month and when it is I'll get more into it here." And this is it A three-part mini-series for DC Black Label, Swamp[...]
Nice House On The Lake #4 Review: Literary Quality
Credit: DC Black Label Twelve people were invited by their friend Walter to vacation in Wisconsin at a luxury home Some knew each other in different stages of education, some as adults drinking in New York City bars, but Walter was the connective tissue However, Walter was an alien and set them all aside as his[...]
Mark Waid/Bryan Hitch/Kevin Nowlan Black Label Superman From DC Comics
Venom in October, the introduction to Redcoat in November, Superman Black Label next year with Mark Waid inked by Kevin Nowlan (yeah, spoilers), Redcoat series and something truly massive I'm not even mentioning But it's HUGE Yeah, I've been busy this year Each new project from Venom onwards is more challenging and exciting than anything[...]
Black Label Editor Maggie Howell Leaves DC Comics For Something New
She was the heart and soul of our original Black Label group under Mark Doyle, assisting me on nearly all my books and contributing to every line: Sandman Universe, Young Animal, Hill House, Vertigo, and Black Label Most readers won't know that Maggie has been running point on the phenomenally successful WHITE KNIGHT line since[...]
First Look at Superman vs. Lobo, a Black Label Comic Not About Batman
DC Comics has released a preview of Superman vs Lobo #1, a new comic by Tim Seeley, Sarah Beattie, Mirka Andolfo, and Arif Prianto hitting stores on Tuesday from… wait a minute… from DC Black Label?! A Black Label comic that isn't about Batman, The Joker, or Harley Quinn? Who approved this?! Heads are going[...]
The cover to Batman: One Dark Knight by Jock
In a choice for an upcoming DC Black Label book hitting stores in December sure to shake the publishing world to its foundations, superstar artist Jock has chosen Batman as the subject In landing on this choice, Jock scoured through every possible option of Black Label subject matter, which to date includes: Batman, The Joker,[...]