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American Horror Story and Dan DiDio &#8211 The Daily LITG 5th January 2021

American Horror Story and Dan DiDio – The Daily LITG 5th January 2021

Whether that's American Horror Story, The Orville, Mayans MC, Dan DiDio or more, the Daily Lying In The Gutters remains 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_1203336" align="aligncenter" width="600"] LITG: American Horror Story, courtesy of FX Networks.[/caption] Daily LITG: American Horror[...]

Is That A Dig At Dan DiDio And Scott Lobdell In Death Metal #7

Is That A Dig At Dan DiDio And Scott Lobdell In Death Metal #7?

Since its publication, we have seen the departure from DC Comics of publisher Dan DiDio, and Scott Lobdell leave his final comic book for DC, Red Hood: Outlaw.Before they left, Lobdell wrote Flash Forward under the direction of Dan DiDio, which took DiDio's Tempus Fuginaut Watcher-like character from Sideways in an attempt to deal with[...]

DC and Dan DiDios Big Change One Year On &#8211 How Did We Do

DC and Dan DiDio's Big Change One Year On – How Did We Do?

A number of creators brought into DC Comics by publisher Dan DiDio before his firing, with an eye for working on 5G/Generation Five titles It was a move at DC Comics away from the usual comics writer talent base, to TV, film and animation writers, with the intention to bring in new energy – fans[...]

Dan DiDio Makes An Appearance In The Finale Of Metal Men #12

Dan DiDio Makes An Appearance In The Finale Of Metal Men #12

Early this year, Dan DiDio was let go as Publisher of DC Comics It was quite the thing, but also very much the shape of things to come A precursor if you will to two waves of DC Comics senior redundancies through the year, alongside the pandemic shutdowns, distributor and printer changes and everything else[...]

The DC Omniverse &#8211 Continuity Changes In 2021 After Future State

The DC Omniverse – Continuity Changes In 2021, After Future State

In which characters and comic books are no longer tied to a strict continuity but will play faster and looser with history.[caption id="attachment_1256787" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The DC Omniverse - Continuity Changes In 2021, After Future State[/caption]This is a direct rejection of former DC publisher Dan DiDio's plans for a new DC Timeline that had began[...]

Dan DiDio and his New Job on The Daily LITG 22nd September 2020

Dan DiDio and his New Job on The Daily LITG, 22nd September 2020

Whether that's American Horror Stories, John Oliver or Dan DiDio and his new job The Daily Lying In The Gutters remains 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_1207514" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Dan DiDio and his New Job on The Daily LITG,[...]

Dan DiDio Appointed Tutor at The Kubert School From Concept to Sale

Dan DiDio Appointed Tutor at The Kubert School, From Concept to Sale

Dan DiDio was Publisher at DC Comics for over a decade, before being fired earlier this year, scuppering his DC 5G relaunch plans The question was always "what will he do next?" Well, you know what they say about those who can't do? Today, The Kubert School announced that starting on October 1st, Dan Didio[...]

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[...]