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Ex-DC Publisher Dan DiDio Writes For Image Comics

Ex-DC Publisher Dan DiDio Writes For Image Comics

Given all the recent upheaval and DC turmoil, many of us are quietly asking ourselves What Would Dan DiDio Do? Well, looks like he’s taken his superhero expertise over to Image Comics… Below read an Introduction letter he’s written for Image’s upcoming superhero series Commanders In Crisis  by one of Dan's favourite writers at DC[...]

New Batman #1 Scrapped James Tynion IV Continues to Batman #101

New Batman #1 Scrapped, James Tynion IV Continues to Batman #101

As a part of Dan DiDio's 5G initiative, multiple heroes would leave behind their superhero mantles With these geriatric heroes aged out, there would be younger characters continuing their legacies, including Luke Fox, son of Lucious Fox, who is currently Batwing.John Ridley IV, screenwriter of 12 Years a Slave and showrunner of American Crime, would join the[...]

Dan DiDio Has a New Job in the DC Universe

Dan DiDio Has a New Job in the DC Universe

Early this year, Dan DiDio was let go as Publisher of DC Comics It was quite the thing He was, however, allowed to keep writing his Metal Men comic book until its planned end with its twelfth issue, drawn by the rather excellent  Shane Davis Today's Metal Men #7, however, indicates that both Dan DiDio[...]

Dan DiDio Does His Thing &#8211 The Daily LITG 11th June 2020

Dan DiDio Does His Thing – The Daily LITG 11th June 2020

As comic book creator Tee Franklin really got under the skin of Stephen Amell, Dan DiDio took to the stage Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters, a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.[caption id="attachment_1219240" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dan DiDio[...]

The Evan Dorkin/Mike Allred Metal Men Pitch That Dan DiDio Said No To

The Evan Dorkin/Mike Allred Metal Men Pitch That Dan DiDio Said No To

Former DC Comics publisher Dan DiDio was the latest guest of Dan Shahin on his Comic Book News YouTube show They talked about a lot, including a brief mention of a certain 5G initiative Oh yes, and me as well. Shahin wanted to bring up a few projects that he believed were pitched to Dan Didio[...]

The New Distribution Wars &#8211 Lunar UCS and Diamond

The New Distribution Wars – Lunar, UCS and Diamond

Diamond is doing their big comeback campaign and have even gotten the former publisher of DC Comics Dan DiDio to wear the short Mine must be lost in the mail.[caption id="attachment_1207514" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The New Distribution Wars - Lunar, UCS and Diamond Photo from video screencap.[/caption]It looks like stores being served by Lunar Distribution are[...]

Are Dan DiDio and Shane Davis Giving Us the #MeToo Metal Men

Are Dan DiDio and Shane Davis Giving Us the #MeToo Metal Men?

A new series following after that by former publisher Dan Didio and Earth One Superman artist Shane Davis himself, but we didn't see much of them Heroes In Crisis #9 also featured a confession to camera, Will Magnus' testimonial to Sanctuary, saying 'I created her And I'm… I love her.'Which suggests he may be talking about[...]

Dan DiDio Catches Us Up With Metal Men Out Today

Dan DiDio Catches Us Up With Metal Men, Out Today

Dan DiDio may have been dropped by DC Comics as publisher, but the vestiges of his work remains, including seven more issues of Metal Men with Shane Davis to be published Naturally, there will be many eyes looking for a subtext in the light of this change But with issue 6 out today, in print[...]

Joe Quesada and Dan DiDio on Their Marvel Vs DC Rivalry

Joe Quesada and Dan DiDio on Their Marvel Vs DC Rivalry

Last week on the Drink And Draw YouTube channel, Dan DiDio and Joe Quesada joined Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, Dave Johnson and Ben Defeo to drink and draw The conversation was naturally dominated by Joe and Dan, and they talked about the last time they met socially, and the challenges publishing mainstream superhero comic books[...]

DC Zoom Dan DiDio and Milo Manara in the Daily LITG April 11th 2020

DC Zoom, Dan DiDio and Milo Manara in the Daily LITG April 11th 2020

Right now that means Milo Manara, Dan DiDio and Zoom backgrounds Welcome all, to the daily Lying In The Gutters a long-running run around the day before and the day ahead You can sign up to receive it as an e-mail here.[caption id="attachment_1165967" align="aligncenter" width="600"] DC Zoom, Dan DiDio, Milo Manara and the 10 Most-Read[...]

Dan DiDio and Joe Quesada on Not Writing Love Letters to Comics

Dan DiDio and Joe Quesada on Not Writing Love Letters to Comics

Last night on the Drink And Draw YouTube channel, Dan DiDio and Joe Quesada joined Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, Dave Johnson and Ben Defeo to drink and draw The conversation was naturally dominated by Joe and Dan, and they talked about the last time they met socially, and the challenges publishing mainstream superhero comic books[...]

Dan DiDio Biggest Regret at DC Was Year Two of the New 52

Dan DiDio Biggest Regret at DC Was Year Two of the New 52

Last night on the Drink And Draw YouTube channel, Dan DiDio and Joe Quesada joined Dan Panosian, Jeff Johnson, Dave Johnson and Ben Defeo to drink and draw The conversation was naturally dominated by Joe and Dan, and they talked about the last time they met socially, and the challenges publishing mainstream superhero comic books[...]

When Dan DiDio Was Meant to Be Fired in 2008

When Dan DiDio Was Meant to Be Fired in 2008

Back in 2008, Graeme McMillan of THR, then of iO9, wrote "it looks as if DC Comics Executive Editor Dan DiDio is about to be removed rather soon That's the rumor that's been going around comic circles recently, made all the more believable by the past month being one of the more unfortunate for DC's[...]

Dan DiDio Stocking Up On Essentials During Coronavirus Pandemic

Dan DiDio, Stocking Up On Essentials During Coronavirus Pandemic

anyway, former DC publisher Dan DiDio has been posting up a storm on social media about bagging up his comics collection in his Californian home during the coronavirus pandemic But what happens when you run out of bags, long boxes and backing boards? Do they still count as essential supplies? He posts;A clandestine meeting in[...]




Post-Dan DiDio Changes Already Happening at DC Comics

Post-Dan DiDio Changes, Already Happening at DC Comics?

But it appears that a number of writers who have been working on upcoming comic books in line with the new DC Timeline, as of yesterday are being asked to make significant changes.The original plan, as outlined by Dan DiDio at NYCC last year, was to rewrite the chronology of the DC Universe, with Wonder[...]


When DC Comics Wanted To Distribute Boom Studios

When DC Comics Wanted To Distribute Boom Studios

Boom Studios co-founder and publisher Ross Richie posted, in the wake of Dan DiDio's no longer being publisher of DC Comics, saying, I want to wish Dan DiDio all the best in his future endeavors He has always been kind to me and great to BOOM! Studios.With him gone from DC now, it might be fun to share[...]