convergence Archives

Advance Reorders – Star Wars Beats Convergence
Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! Star Wars comics may take the top spots, four out of the top five to be precise, but Convergence does very well, with eight spots[...]
Convergence #0: Superman, The Big Fat Hypocrite (#1 UPDATE)
In Convergence #0, Superman learns a few things about the Ultimate Brainiac as Dan DiDio calls him (without Bob Wayne to stop him using the word "ultimate".) Domed cities, with prisoners inside… So he decides to express his outrage about this by punching Brainiac rather hard without provocation, while condemning him for running a zoo.  And condemning Brainiac for keeping them captive[...]
FOOL: 26 Headlines About 26 Comics – Convergence To Spider-Gwen
So here are 26 that didn't make it to the front page on their own. New 52: Futures End Concludes With A Happy Ever After As was always planned. Avengers Try Baby Tossing As A Way To Appease The Gods And Prevent Secret Wars Surely more likely than that pretend Earth trick they tried before. Convergence Redesigns Metropolis So[...]
A Comic Show – April Of Ultron, Convergence, & Rick And Morty
Aaron Haaland of A Comic Shop in Orlando, Florida, writes: Hey Fandom, I'm back with a stack of New Comics Now for April Fool's Day! First up is Convergence #0, it's all New 52 Superman vs Brainiacs Van Sciver's art really carried me through all the different versions of Metropolis and Brainy, but I am totally ready[...]
Cover Variance: The Wicked + The Convergence
  Here's the Tony Daniel variant cover for Convergence #2.. And a mini-version of the actual cover for Convergence #4 Work out from these what you can. Here's the 1:25 cover from Star Wars: Kadan: The Last Padawan #1 coming out from Marvel next week and already sold out online… written by the Gargoyles/Star Wars Rebels guy and everything! Collector's[...]
Just One More Thing, Mr DiDio…
Dan DiDio talked Convergence. [youtube][/youtube] But I talk Columbo. Just one more thing, Mr DiDio, just one more thing. You said "This is the Ultimate Brainiac who steals cities at the moment of their destruction and places them under large domes and brings them to a planet outside of time and space where he can experiment on." And directly after,[...]
Dan DiDio On Convergence, 'Following The Worlds That Died'
Convergence was originally going to be a Band-Aid, a filler, as DC moved coast to coast And that was okay, complete in and of itself, a way to wrap up past stories, past ideas, a love letter to fans and one more trip around the park. Then Secret Wars happened And suddenly everything changed, and it[...]
In One Week, In Two Weeks: The Ninth Doctor Is Looking For Group With No Mercy…
In one week's time… the launch of Convergence #0, Witcher: Fox Children, My Little Pony: Fiendship Is Magic, No Mercy, Avengers Millenium, Avengers Ultron Forever, Empire Of The Dead Act Three, the 100,000+ selling Star Wars: Kanan, The Last Padawan, Sharazad, Space Riders, Ufology, CBLDF Defender, Looking For Group, Uncanny Season 2, Hoax Hunters, Rick & Morty, Poet[...]
10 Things To Do If You Are A Hollywood Writer Who's Got A Comics Gig
Welcome! Based on Jeff King's revelations a couple of weekends ago that he was completely unprepared to write a comic book, after being given the gig to write the Convergence mini-series for DC Comics, I thought I'd provide a guide for the next Jeff King on what to do – and not to do[...]
Deadpool Tops Convergence And Darth Vader On Advance Reorders
Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! The death of Deadpool tops the charts, beating out Convergence #1 and Darth Vader #4. Worth noting strong performances from Descender and Howard The Duck on[...]
Greg Capullo's Designs For The New Batman On The Convergence #1 1:100 Cover
Here is the Convergence #1 1:100 Variant.cover by Greg Capullo, showing the design of the new-look CHAPPIE Batman, published here for the first time.   And while we're at, it the Brian Bolland variant too… Here is the Convergence #1 1:100 Variant.cover by Greg Capullo, showing the design of the new-look CHAPPIE Batman, published here for the first time.   And[...]
Convergence #0 Tops Advance Reorders
Where supply and demand and most accurately reflected, where you can see which books are hot, where new orders are coming in and how retailers are reacting to new, unanticipated desire! This week Convergence #0, buoyed by a little press, has rocketed to the top as retailers increase their orders, over and above a bevy of[...]
The Extra Content In The Convergence Two-Shots From DC Comics
Bleeding Cool has told you how the Convergence titles from DC Comics will contain new, original preview stories for the June mini-relaunch titles, that won't be reprinted until the collections of the series they promote And how those stories will also be made available free on all platforms Well, on Friday at the DC Retailer Roadshow in New[...]
DC Comics Go To War With Marvel In June – Here's How
Two previous retailer roadshows, in Orlando and Burbank, as well as a presentation in Portland and the May solicitations had told a lot of folk what they needed to know, but there was lots of artwork from the Convergence series of series to pore through. Though much interest was exactly how DC intends to promote the[...]
Talking To Dan DiDio, Jim Lee And Bob Wayne About Convergence
I spoke with Jim Lee first, and I mentioned to him that my staff and I are presenting Convergence to our customers as a "Huge all DC family event" I asked him what he thought of that, about us selling it as a "DC all family event". Jim told me that Convergence was a "tribute to 80[...]
Frankensteining DC Comics' Solicitations For May 2015 Together (UPDATE)
Thanks to, Blastr, ComicVine, CBR, Hitfix, IGN, Nerdist, Newsarama, Gamma Squad and Topless Robot… what do we have? Rev up the oscillator! Raise the conducting pole! Attach the bolts! It lives! It lives! DC solicitations for May 2015…. Note the repeated line about "This extra-sized issue includes a sneak peek at what's coming up in the DC[...]
Convergence, Week By Week, As Explained To Retailers By DC Comics
Spilling out of yesterday's retailer meeting in Orlando with DC Comics, a look at the Convergence event, week by week, laying it out. Convergence is intended to tie the storylines from the weekly titles World's End and Futures End together Each week has a theme and a conceit. The first week has the Pre 52 characters appearing, their[...]
The Original Plans For Flashpoint And Convergence
At DC's retailer roadshow at Orlando yesterday, the assembled crowd were told a story about the original plans for the 2011 Flashpoint event from DC Comics. The event from 2011 saw the DC Universe reality change, Age Of Apocalypse style, and the DC books replaced by twisted parallel dimensional versions, before the New 52 relaunch that soft rebooted[...]
When Thomas Meets Bruce – A Few Details Of DC Comics' Convergence Event
Plenty of bits and pieces coming out of yesterday's Orlando DC Comics Retailer Roadshow to brighten a Saturday Valentine's Day…. First, a few details about the upcoming Convergence series and spinoffs. Look for a scene in Convergence featuring Warlord riding a herd of triceratops into a castle of time travellers Mind you, bet that happens to time[...]
Today's Dimensional Travel Guide For Marvel And DC
So we have a Secret Wars and a Convergence coming, with all manner of dimensional travel, worlds fighting worlds and Marvel and DC fighting to tell the same story So what signs are there in today's comics of what might be happening? This is the Old Logan dimension/time, known as the Wastelands on the Secret Wars[...]
Three Ways To Afford DC Comics' Convergence (UPDATE)
So, the DC event-to-end-all-events, Convergence, is going to cost a lot If you buy it all that is 40 two-issue series, plus nine issues of a weekly running through it all… Collector's Paradise will give you 30% off, dropping the cover price down by over $100 from $357 to $249.99 DCBS is doing a 50% bundle of the Convergence issues-[...]
The DC Comics June Mini-Relaunch Teased With New 8 Page Stories In Convergence Titles
A shot of 'Doomed' from yesterday's retailers meetings at Burbank Revealed at yesterday's DC Comics retailer meeting in Burbank, every one of the forty Convergence comics in May will feature a new eight page insert of an upcoming June mini-relaunch comic book. Not a preview, these will be original stories by the title's creative teams and will[...]
So Who Actually Drew Chip Kidd's Convergence Variant Covers Anyway? (UPDATE)
It's on all the solicitations for the variant covers running through DC's Convergence event. But what is missing is the name of the original art that Chip has taken and twisted into a uniform look The covers look great, the lack of credit certainly isn't Chip's fault, e's doing a great job, but does this mean[...]